Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Happy Anniversary, Monkey Boy

me and's love.  the monkey kind.  muches and mores, bunches and crunches.  we're gonna make it ;-)

Today is Chad and my 4th wedding anniversary.  To celebrate, a photo retrospective of not only the last 4 years, but from the beginning of this crazy journey with my monkey boy.

The Early Years 2005-2009

Engaged 2009-2010

Our Wedding 7/16/2010

Honeymoon in Mexico & California 2010
Married Life 2010-2013

 Life as a Family of Three 2013-.....

 4 years.  Doesn't seem like much when compared to the 9 years we've known each other/been together.  But certainly a hell of a lot more than anyone ever expected when we first started dating.

We don't really go at all.  Outside of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy genre, we don't really share a ton of common interests.  We have different friends, different tastes in music, different ideas about what constitutes an acceptable temperature to keep our home or whether or not it's important to watch the pre/post game Tigers coverage...but somehow we make it work.

It's cliche, but I think we really do complete each other.  We fill in each other's gaps.  We work together, we talk, we play, we joke, we each wake up every day and make the choice to love the other.  He's infuriating sometimes, but he's my best friend and I love the little family we made together.  I'm so excited for the next 4, 40, 400 years.

your arms are my castle, your heart is my sky.  you wipe away tears that i've cried.  the good and the bad times, we've been through them all.  you make me rise when i fall.
'cuz every time we touch, i get this feeling...everytime we kiss i swear i can fly...can't you feel my heart beat fast? i want this to last. need you by my side.  everytime we touch, i feel the static...everytime we kiss i reach for the sky...can't you feel my heart beat so, i can't let you go.  want you in my life.


  1. I left a post, but it didn't show up. I apologize if this is a duplicate....

    Well said, my dear, well said. Your dad and I were complete opposites too, thus the phrase opposites attract. It works!

  2. This is so sweet! I'm completely opposite from my husband and yet it works- so I know what you mean! LOL at the house temperature..that's also my battle. haha! You made one BEAUTIFUL bride!

  3. Awww, this is so sweet! I love all the pictures and the evolution of your lives together!

    Happy Anniversary!

    Thanks for sharing (and for linking up to the #SHINEbloghop).

    Wishing you a lovely weekend.