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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Five Years Ago.

Engagement. Nov. 2003.
We got married.
Our anniversary has gotten overlooked a little bit the past couple years since H was born because he was born two years to the day that we were married.

And this year is no exception. Come Friday, our minds will be filled with birthday details and festivities. All weekend long.

But this week, I am remembering and celebrating that five years ago this week, we were busy finalizing wedding details, attending to out of town friends and family and most importantly, we committed our lives to one another. Forever.

Life just hasn't been the same since.

And I am so thankful.

Thankful that I call this man my husband. Thankful that we continue to work at making our marriage come first amidst the craziness we call life. Thankful that I can honestly say, I got to marry my best friend.
And that is all pretty lucky, isn't it?

April 17, 2004.

Lucky I'm in love with my best friend
Lucky to have been where I have been
Lucky to be coming home again
Lucky we're in love in every way
Lucky to have stayed where we have stayed
Lucky to be coming home someday
-Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat "Lucky"


Happy Five Years, J! I love you!

6 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

S,I love you too. You are such a blessing to me. I love you more every day.You make me want to be a better person every day. You are my best friend, my love and my precious wife...forever. Love, J.

April 15, 2009 at 9:15 PM  
Anonymous Cyndy said...

Congrats Samara and J! You both are so cute and I am glad you are enjoying your life together. Happy Birthday to Mr. H...enjoy all of your festivities!

April 15, 2009 at 9:29 PM  
Blogger Jon, Sara, Tyler, and Sophie said...

S, I remember that day clearly. You were so excited that you almost bounced with every step. And, the smile of J's face couldn't have gotten any bigger. The best part is that nothing has changed. Everytime that I see you and J together your love for each other is overflowing. What a wonderful gift! You two are an absolutely lovely couple. Happy 5th Anniversary and the many more to come!

April 16, 2009 at 8:01 AM  
Blogger bethandnate said...

Such a nice post, you and J clearly have a true and deep love for each other! Inspiring! Happy anniversary!

April 16, 2009 at 8:51 AM  
Blogger Gina said...

Happy Anniversary S! That was a wonderful post, very tributing to your love that you have for J. You two are a lovely couple and it shows in all of your pictures.

April 16, 2009 at 11:13 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I'm so sorry I'm belatedly catching up on blog commenting - but wanted to wish you a happy anniversary nonetheless! With warmest wishes and prayers for MANY more years of love shared and memories made. :)

April 20, 2009 at 8:59 AM  

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