Tuesday, March 8, 2011

3rd Anniversary

I had intended on posting this earlier today, but due to some technical difficulties with my slideshow – it’s a little later than anticipated… oops!

Man, 3 years went by F.A.S.T.! You know what they say about time flying when you are having fun… :) I am so so very blessed. These past 3 years have been as easy as pie.

People always said, “The first year of marriage is the hardest… if you can make it through you will be just fine.” I have to say, I don’t agree with that statement in the LEAST. Marriage thus far has been easy.

I’m not saying that I havn’t gotten on Mike’s nerves or he hasn’t gotten on mine, or that we haven’t argued over stupid things – because trust me we have!  A great marriage takes work and a lot of compromise, and I am so so thankful to have a husband who is willing to do both those things with me. A lot of couples have one person working harder at it than the other (or one not working at it at all), and I am so grateful that’s not the case for us!

We showed a slideshow at the very beginning of our ceremony (it was a good way to let any stragglers have a chance to grab their seats before the processional)…  I used the song that goes, “When God made you, He must have been thinking about me.”  I think of that ALL the time.  I know that God made Mike just for me.  It’s sound corny but it’s so very true.  From the way He brought us together down to how we are the perfect complement to eachother.  Mike’s strengths are my weaknesses and vice versa.

When life throws us curve balls (and trust me, it has – even in 3 short years), I know that I have someone beside me to pray with and walk through the hard times with, and then to rejoice in the good times.

Honey, I love you.  These past 3 years have been amazing and I am looking forward to AT LEAST 60 more! :)

For those of you wanting to see a few wedding details…

One of my favorite pics – we were both so emotional that day, and seeing my husband like this was so sweet:

Pre-Ceremony Slideshow (Baby pics of me & the hubs + pics of us while dating):

Some wedding photos:

Hope you enjoyed the little peak into our special day! I had a fabulous dinner with the hubs tonight at Capital Grille (More on that one tomorrow)! One word: PHENOMENAL.

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7 Responses to “3rd Anniversary”

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    mom — March 9, 2011 @ 6:52 am

    Thanks for the walk down memory lane! SO fun to see all the pictures again…. Great memories. You two are perfect together :)

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    Philo — March 9, 2011 @ 9:53 am

    You both have such joy in your hearts for each other. Its a wonderful gift.xx

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    Debbie — March 9, 2011 @ 8:07 pm

    Sorry I’m a day a late, but I loved looking at all the photos again! Happy Anniversary!

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    Alyx — April 22, 2011 @ 1:42 pm

    Love that you guys took pictures at Mizner Park! Are you a Boca Raton native? I’m feeling homesick!

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    Tena Lynn Smith — May 7, 2012 @ 3:32 am

    yall are just precious. As you see our names are close to the same and my birthday is march 8.
    i finally got to marry the love of my life in 2006 but we are several years older so i just wanted to drop you a line and wish you many years of happiness. yall really do seem to have “your ducks in a row”. :) always enjoy the moment and laugh as much as possible.

    tena

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    Angie — May 12, 2012 @ 4:52 am

    Hi Tina,
    I stumbled upon your blog tonight looking for recipes.
    I started to read up on your story and now I HAVE to comment because “when God made you” is OUR song!! I played it for my husband when we were still dating. Been married 6 years now, but its still so special to us. Just had to share!!! Great seeing the Lord’s sovereignty in your life :)

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    Naomi Murray — August 22, 2013 @ 2:11 pm

    What religion do you follow?

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