10.13.2011

5 Years Of Love Makin' {And Capturing Joy}

That's right.
5 {glorious} years ago today I said "I Do" to my better half-best friend-partner in crime-
my husband.
We tied the knot in Jamaica with 16 of our closest family and friends around us.
The day was PERFECT.
{Okay, minus the 100 degree temps that caused me to sweat profusely during our photo session..minor detail.}
But seriously-anybody considering doing a destination wedding...Two words: DO IT.
Hassle Free Is the Way To Be :)
Anyhow-back on to our little story..
I was the ripe ole' age of 20 when I got hitched.
If you are 20 currently and tell me that you are getting married-I will think you are crazy.
Not that it doesn't work out-because it does.
But dang, when I look at twenty year olds these days--
 I can't help but think how insanely young that is to get married.
But if you are like us and your age doesn't seem to phase you-proceed on :)

So this paragraph was dedicated to something really cool and profound.
And then you know what happened-the man read it and deleted it.
So, instead..I leave you with some love notes to my dang paragraph deleting husband.
{I am writing this in the midst of him yelling "NO" and me pointing to the office door yelling "OUT!"}
The love is alive folks. Love is alive.
Anyhow-I'll try to be nice ;)

S-
Thank you for choosing me to be your wife.
You make me happy in the happiest kind of way.
I know that over the past 5 years we have had our up's and down's..
but your love has remained constant and consistent.
You are my rock.
{except when you get all soft and let me cuddle you-then I consider you more a snuggie}
You are the first person I want to see in the morning and the last person I want to kiss each night.
Life with you makes sense.
I not only love you, but I love being married to you.
Thank you for these past 5 years...
I can't wait to keep celebrating our love together.
Love you boo.
PS. You are Hott. Yes, with two T's. And a capital H. That's like a whole lotta hotness.
-E

Now that I got that mushy gushy stuff out of the way-lets move on to a little capturing joy shall we?
In honor of our 5 year anniversary, I dedicate these pictures to the last 5 years together.
Enjoy :)

1 Year-Siesta Key, FL

2 Years-Riviera Maya, Mexico

3 Years-Riviera Maya, Mexico

4 Years-Siesta Key, FL

 
5 Years-Caribbean

{Can we just note how handsomer and handsomer my man gets over the years}

Lets see your joy now!
You know the drill-
Link up below-
paste this little picture on your bloggy blog-
and get on with your life.

Have a fabulous weekend friends :)
You know what mine is going to be full of don't you.......
shopping.
Best way to celebrate an anniversary. Duh.



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18 comments:

  1. I, too, was 20 when I got married. My hubby and I celebrated our 4 year anniversary in August.
    You two are an adorable pair!

    Happy Anniversary S & E!!

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  2. How is it possible that you don't age? You both look exactly the same... beautiful! Happy Anniversary!

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  3. I used to live five minutes away from Siesta Key. :)
    I love it there!
    Congratulations on your anniversary.
    <3 Ashlynn.

    sillycyclops.blogspot.com

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  4. awesome making it 5 years! That's like a million in Hollywood years! And married in Jamaica? freakin awesome. My sister got married at 18. Ten years later her and hubs just had their first twin baby girls :)

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  5. Happy Anniversary! We just returned from Jamaica and loved it! Where did you stay?

    Love the photo recap. You both are aging very well!

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  6. SO sweet! Happy anniversary!! I sure as heck hope we spend all of our anniversaries somewhere tropical :)

    PS-I've deleted SO many blog posts/parts of posts because of my husband too...men...so judgmental sometimes ;)

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  7. Super Awesome!! Happy Anniversary!! and I love the fun places you go!!!!

    xoxoxox

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  8. Happy Anniversary! I was married at 22 and its been 10 years now. Amazing how quickly that time flies by, right?

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  9. happy anniversary!! mine is coming up soon and it'll be NINE years. sheesh. i wasn't 20 when we got married though. i don't think my hubs and i would have survived me at 20 ;) y'all are so cute and i love that you did a destination wedding. i would have loved to have done that...but i have 1000 bajillion family members who would have killed me.

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  10. Happy 5th Anniversary to you and your hubby!!

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  11. Happy anniversary you 2!!! I loved the picture recaps. You are blessed! :)

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  12. Aww congrats - you are a beautiful couple! :)

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  13. Love that you had a beach wedding - we did too! Isn't is the best? Everyone was so relaxed and happy. Congrats on your anniversary.

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  14. Happy anniversary! wishing you MANY MANY more years of happiness!! love the recap :)

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