5 Modern Anniversary Milestones – What Gifts Should You Give?

A wedding Anniversary is a celebration of unconditional love, eternal devotion to another, and the divine bliss in knowing that you’ve found one you get to spend the rest of your life with. Depending on how many years you’ve spent together, there are a variety of Anniversary gifts to give the one who holds your heart. Modern wedding Anniversary names also exist for all Anniversary milestones, and with each name, the gifting experts at NetFlorist give you the guidance you need to give your significant other the Anniversary gift that they deserve.

 

1st Anniversary – Clock

The beauty and importance of the first Anniversary is signified in the way you celebrate the thriving romance that you have today, how you look back on the beautiful memories of yesterday, as well as how you express your undying hopes for tomorrow. The modern name for the 1st Anniversary is the Clock Anniversary. This represents hope for an endless love that would stand the test of time. Explore our extraordinary personalised home décor gifts range and find a timeless design of personalised clocks that will honour the love that will soon transcend time. If you’re looking for an Anniversary gift for him, delight him with a personalised gift that is reminiscent of the time that you’ve spent with him this past year and the time that you still wish to spend together for years to come. For the 1st Anniversary gift that would make your house a home, we have a wide range of clocks, magnificently personalised with their name or even the date of your wedding day, to ensure that you would always be reminded of the moment they made your heart their own!

 

5th Anniversary – Silverware

Enchant your significant other with a wonderful Anniversary gift that is worthy of half a decade of awe-inspiring togetherness. Beautifully named the Anniversary of silverware, the 5th Anniversary represents a growing home and the promise of a loving family. Celebrate your 5-year Anniversary with a breathtaking Anniversary gift that is reminiscent of home. Silverware is the modern gift to give your significant other on your 5th Anniversary, and at NetFlorist, we have an extensive range of silverware Anniversary gift ideas. Silverware comes in a vast myriad of forms, so we ensure that you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to celebrating 5 years with the one you love.

If you’re looking for a silverware gift for the home, look no further than our incredible range of personalised homeware gifts, ranging from gorgeous cutlery sets, to personalised kitchen utensils. Make your household a place that they can call home and explore tableware which ranges from serving dishes, spoons, forks, knives as well as trays. With our kitchenware essentials, you are spoilt for choice on silverware, so you can spoil the one who loves you the most.

 

10th Anniversary – Diamond Jewellery

Shower your soulmate with love of an endless nature and set your love among the stars with a gift that shines just as bright. If they are the stars to your sky, give them a love that will sparkle through time with an Anniversary gift that celebrates 10 years of a union like no other. The 10th Anniversary is known as the Anniversary of diamond jewellery, and represents the unsurpassed beauty of a love between two people who have found meaning in each other, through the madness in the world! Like diamond jewellery, they have endured nearly a lifetime of hardship to find in each other, an eternal beauty.

Explore the luxuriant brilliance of our NetJewel range, and celebrate 10 years of love and devotion with our extensive array of precious diamonds. If you’d like to renew your vows and remind yourself how it feels to gaze into the eyes of the one you love at the altar, declare your undying love with our incredible range of diamond rings, ranging from silver, blue and even red diamonds. For a 10-year Anniversary gift for her, look no further than exquisite diamond earrings that will complement the unextinguished beauty in her eyes. Let your 10-year romance shine bright and put the stars into alignment with the radiant sparkle of diamond necklaces for her that will go perfectly with her diamond earrings. Enchant the one you love with the amazing elegance of our NetJewel charms for the Anniversary of Diamond Jewellery!

 

15th Anniversary – Watches

Where has the time gone? The 15th Anniversary is named after the worldly timepiece that is the watch. The 15th Anniversary represents the time that has passed, and the time that is yet to come. At NetFlorist, we have a wonderful range of watches from NetJewel, ranging from classic timepieces with an antique allure to an extensive array of innovative wrist accessories with a modern touch. Whether you’re exploring 15-year Anniversary gift ideas for him or Anniversary gifts for her, NetJewel boasts a cutting edge variety of watch brands. For him, browse through our intricately detailed Police watch brands with a daring look and exquisite style, the adaptive versatility of our Timberland watches, or the high quality excellence of our Hallmark watches with a classic and contemporary beauty. Give him a Happy Anniversary with extraordinary watch brands from NetJewel.

Love is a two-way street, and for every Anniversary gift for him, there’s an Anniversary gift for her. Celebrate your 15 years of marriage and remind her that the best thing she can ever hold on to is you. For her, we have the stylish minimalism of QQ watches, the subtle elegance of Sissy Boy, seamlessly crafted to complement her beauty, as well as the expressive vibrance of Tomato brands to complement her outgoing lifestyle. On your 15-year Anniversary, send happy Anniversary wishes and thank your loving spouse for being your partner, your family, and your friend.

 

25th Anniversary – Silver

If after 25 years, what was, still is; celebrate it with a 25-year Anniversary gift and ensure that it will always be. The 25th Anniversary is named after the precious metal, silver, and represents the timeless and precious achievement of a union that has endured 25 years of marriage. NetFlorist has a remarkable array of Anniversary gifts that will ensure a one-of-a-kind celebration for this extraordinary milestone. If you’re looking for a scrumptious variety of Anniversary gourmet gifts for him, or you’d like to caress her taste buds with Anniversary bakery gifts for her, It’s also important that you honour this special occasion with silver charms from NetJewel, which range from a wonderful array of our silver Pandora compatibles to a magnificent variety of silver bracelets.

Our NetJewel range ensures that your 25th Anniversary is filled with happy memories of a love that has grown tremendously through time and represents bright hopes for a love that will thrive magnificently over time. Explore our finely detailed range of silver, and whether you’re surprising your significant other with silver bracelets which boast an unsurpassed feminine elegance for her, or you’re indulging them with silver watches for him, celebrate a quarter of a century with the silver simplicities that NetJewel has to offer. Saying Happy Anniversary after a quarter of a lifetime, is a spectacular feeling befitting two imperfect people who have refused to give up on one another. If you’re looking for Anniversary gift ideas that you’ll share with the one who holds your heart, NetFlorist has Anniversary gifts that will brighten the home that you’ve built, including silver frames from our home décor range, personalised with a lovely photo of that breathtaking moment when you knew that they will always be your forever!

At NetFlorist, we believe that whether you’re celebrating 7 months, or 7 years of marriage, every Anniversary is a special occasion, and is just as important a day as the one you’re spending it with. So order Anniversary flowers online and the special touch of either delectable chocolate gifts or our palatable array of fine alcohol straight to the one you love, and keep in mind that South Africa’s largest sameday gift delivery service will always be there to ensure that your Anniversary is a happy Anniversary!

Chocolate Cake – Our Bestselling Recipe

When you’re craving something sweet, the Bakery at NetFlorist has a scrumptious variety of bakery products for your favourite cake lovers. Delectably made with the finest ingredients, our bestselling chocolate cake delights make for the sweetest baked sensations to enjoy with the ones special to you.

Even as South Africa’s largest sameday gift delivery service, we understand that life can make it difficult to spoil the ones you love with a bakery item that will be delicious enough to tug at their heartstrings. If you’d like to treat the ones you love with baked goodness that is made with a personal touch, we’ve prepared a recipe for one of our bestselling chocolate cake delights that you can make and serve to your friends and family from the comfort of your lovely kitchen.

Part One

The Chocolate Cake

 

You will need:

  • 12 eggs
  • 375g of caster sugar
  • 270g of plain flour
  • 40g of cocoa powder
  • 5ml of baking powder
  • 10ml of vanilla essence

Method:

  1. Using a whisk, cream your eggs and whisk sugar together until it’s light, fluffy and foamy. As we love to help you indulge someone special in the most exquisite of bakery treats, this is to ensure a perfect balance between eggs and sugar and is very important in incorporating air into your eggs.
  2. Sift your plain flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder together and keep it aside.
  3. Add vanilla essence to your original mixture and mix well for that desired decadent flavour.
  4. One exquisite ingredient at a time, slowly fold in your drying ingredients. These will be your plain flour, baking powder, and your cocoa powder.
  5. Split the sweet symphony that is your mixture into three round pans, and ensure that they are greased and lined with grease-proof paper.
  6. Bake each of your luscious concoctions in a pre-heated oven of 180 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  7. After the time is up, ensure that you remove the mixture out of the oven, and allow it to cool down.

Now that you’re the connoisseur of delicious chocolate cakes, you can take it a step further with a creamy glaze of your favourite filling. Whether, you’re using this to cover or decorate your chocolate cake, it is an essential part of your journey into creating your own personal confectionery masterpiece!

Part Two

The Icing

 

You will need:

  • 500g of soft butter
  • 1kg of sifted icing sugar
  • 100g of sifted cocoa powder
  • 5ml of vanilla essence
  • 100ml of fresh cream

Method:

  1. Using a flat beater, cream the butter until you achieve a soft and creamy texture.
  2. Slowly add the sweet indulgence of your delicious icing sugar and cocoa powder into the mixture.
  3. To finish off your confectionery masterpiece, add your vanilla essence and your fresh cream into your lovely mixture.
  4. Keep whipping until you achieve the desired effect.

Now that you have all the individual elements of your chocolate concoction ready and prepared, the next and final step of your bestselling recipe is the assembly.

Part Three

The Assembly

  

You will need:

  • Cake board
  • Chocolate sprinkles

Method:

  1. Take one cake round and place it on your cake board.
  2. Layer your cake with your chocolate icing and infuse the luscious layer of sweetness that is your icing with the flavourful delight and texture that is your cake.
  3. Repeat step 1 and 2 with your second and third cake rounds.
  4. Using your spatula, ice your chocolate cake, and smooth out the edges.
  5. Allow it to settle for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Decorate your chocolate cake with a star nozzle.
  7. Imbue your new chocolate cake masterpiece with chocolate sprinkles.
  8. Feed their inner child and serve this chocolate concoction to 8 – 12 of your friends and family!

A chocolate cake is a perfect bakery confection for any occasion, perfect as a loved one’s birthday gift, a lovely couple’s Anniversary, or even a bakery treat to say “Congratulations” to someone who deserves it. Either you order a birthday cake online from the bakery that delivers, or take delight in baking it yourself, nothing beats the personal touch of a chocolate cake made with love for the ones who are special to you!

Sweet Nothings – 5 Occasions Perfect For Our Bakery

Find the perfect reason to indulge the ones that mean the most to you with delectable treats from our bakery. Masterfully prepared to tantalise the taste buds, our freshly baked delights boast a harmonious decadence of flavour as well as the exquisite sensation of sweetness that lingers, leaving only sweetness on the lips and endless love in their hearts. It is the sweetest of gifts that leave the biggest of impressions, and just as every special occasion deserves a moment that takes your breath away, every moment deserves a memory that will linger for as long as you live.

With NetFlorist, you can unite families, friends and lovers with a phenomenal conspiracy of everything sweet and savoury. Therefore, we’ve prepared the sweetest variety of bakery products for 5 of the most important occasions that your loved one will ever celebrate.

Birthdays

Life should not just be lived, and at NetFlorist, we believe that life should be celebrated. The most important day in a person’s life is the day they were born so make their birthday a day to remember with a delicious array of Birthday gifts from the Bakery. You can treat them to personalised birthday cakes, which are wonderfully baked to perfection, and give them a sweet birthday celebration. The Bakery at NetFlorist has a magnificent range of Birthday treats, such as the indulgent richness of our piñata range, which is internally packed with a myriad of heavenly delicates, ranging from chocolates, to irresistible jelly beans. Or alternatively, give them a taste of our magnificent concoction of dipped strawberries which come in a scrumptious variety of flavours, either dipped in melted chocolate or glazed with sweet sprinkles.

The Bakery at NetFlorist has a wonderful assortment of Birthday treats to help you order a Birthday cake online and give your loved one something to indulge themselves in.

Anniversary

 

For a love that has stood the test of time, a little sweetness will go a long way in putting a smile on the face of the one who holds your heart. Delight your significant other with a one-of-a-kind bakery treat from South Africa’s largest gifting service. The Bakery at NetFlorist has an extraordinary range of freshly baked delights, such as a luscious array of Anniversary cupcakes. They are magnificently crafted to a high standard of perfection with the finest ingredients that will give your loved one a thousand more reasons to smile a thousand more times.

Celebrate a love that grows tremendously as the years multiply with our wonderful variety of culinary concoctions from our online bakery. Whether you’re browsing lovely cake pops or exquisite chocolate cake, you can say “Happy Anniversary” with an Anniversary gift for him, as well as an Anniversary gift for her that will express your endless love for each passing year.

Valentine’s Day

Whether it’s with wonderful cookie tins with a personalised message, or a sensational array of cupcake bouquets, make happy the one who makes your heart smile with our enchanting variety of freshly baked goods from our bakery on your Valentine’s Day. Our fantastic red velvet cake makes for an exceptional gift for the month of love, which delights the palate and ensures that each bite is reminiscent of all the ways that you love the one who deserves it. Celebrate your next Valentine’s Day with the Bakery at NetFlorist and indulge someone special with our incredible range of bakery products for the month of love. Ranging from scrumptious flour and flower assortments which boast a variety of decadent flavours combined with the elegant radiance of flower arrangements, all the way to our blissful array of giant cupcakes, set the stage for an eternal romance for your next Valentine’s Day with lovely bakery items sealed with a kiss.

 

Wedding Day

As you build your forever upon a kiss, say “I do” with something as sweet as the love that you share. If you’ve ever searched, “places to get cake near me”, look no further than the Bakery at NetFlorist to indulge you and your significant other on your big day. Whether you’re shopping for the reception, or the rehearsal dinner, do it with the bakery that delivers. Our sweet and savoury confectioneries range from delicious cakes for cake lovers, such as the luxuriant variety of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate cakes, strawberry cake, vanilla cake, and much more!

Explore our extraordinary range of sublime treats for your Wedding Day, delicately made with the finest ingredients that your loved one can indulge in. Our online bakery service is a perfect destination for the lovers with impeccable taste, so whether it’s a taste for delicious cupcake jars that tug at their heartstrings, or it’s a delectable assortment of macaroons that fill their heart, our bakery boasts a wonderful range of fresh bakery products for sameday delivery.

 

Just Because

The best reason to warm the hearts of those closest to you is no reason at all. Our heavenly bakery concoctions are perfect for a wide number of occasions, and at NetFlorist, we understand that the perfect reason for putting a smile on someone special is “Just because…” Tempt their taste buds with delicious doughnuts, which lusciously intertwine unsurpassed flavour and a palatable sweetness. Whether it’s a thank you gift or you’re just saying “Congratulations”, say it with the rich sweetness of scrumptious doughnuts.

Browse through our spectacular range of bakery products online, and if you’re looking for a simple, yet exquisite culinary masterpiece, our brownies are there to express a wonderful variety of emotions, from love and friendship, to “It’s complicated!” Whether it’s for every reason in the world, or just no reason at all, you can express your appreciation to the one closest to you.

The Bakery at NetFlorist has all the spectacular freshly baked delights for every moment and every occasion. For every moment that warms their heart, sweeten it with a well-deserved treat from the bakery. If you’re looking to buy bakery gifts online, order one of our sweet and savoury bakery products and have something delectable delivered straight to their door. NetFlorist offers nationwide delivery to areas across the country, including our extraordinary major cities, such as Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.