One Year Ago

One year ago today we were married surrounded by our closest friends and family. Today is another milestone in our long history together. You see we met 12 years ago, yesterday marked our 7 year dating anniversary, and 3 years ago we got engaged. We have the same motto about our relationship as we do about our remodeling…”Take it slow and do it right.”

I hope you don’t mind if I reminisce a little about our wedding…

There was something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.

There were fox cuff links and a collapsible top hat.

There were DIY flowers.

There were pictures everywhere.

There was a glass fox and the hound cake topper (our nicknames for each other).

There was an antique chair brought 90 miles for a photo prop.

There was a secret first dance routine.

There were surprise family slide shows for the father daughter and mother son dances.

There were tears shed.

There were laughs shared.

I can’t believe it’s already been a year. I remember it like it was yesterday.

Happy Anniversary Honey!
Love,
Your Fox

 

 

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17 Responses to “One Year Ago”


  1. 1 fred June 30, 2008 at 11:40 am

    You certainly had a beautiful wedding, and wonderful pictures to tell of it! Congratulations on your first anniversary!

  2. 2 julia June 30, 2008 at 12:26 pm

    Congrats, Robin. I love your pictures!

  3. 3 jenni June 30, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    Beautiful pictures. The first one is especially beautiful.

  4. 4 TINA June 30, 2008 at 2:22 pm

    Happy Anniversary!! The year went so quickly!

  5. 5 TINA June 30, 2008 at 2:23 pm

    P.S. You forgot “There were hot bridesmaids with sassy elbows.” 🙂

  6. 6 tashamort June 30, 2008 at 3:59 pm

    Sigh, such beautiful pictures. Happy anniversary! And here is to many more. I had no idea this date was SO significant and special for you two. That’s awesome!

  7. 7 Robin June 30, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    Thanks everyone I really appreciate the well wishes! We had to cancel our plans to go out to eat because I’ve been so sick lately. At least we can still reminisce.

    Tina, I left out the traditional wedding party and family pictures because I was trying to keep the post short. You know it could easily get out of hand with all of our great shots and my love for pictures. : )

    Tashamort, I actually didn’t know our dating anniversary until right before the wedding last year when I was trying to create the dated table numbers. We always remembered when we started dating around a shooting match (’cause we’re not the type of people to celebrate things like that) but I looked up some old calendars and found out that it was in fact 6/29. We had randomly picked our wedding date it was just a coincidence that we got married right around the same time.

  8. 8 Andrea June 30, 2008 at 11:40 pm

    Happy Anniversary! I love your wedding photos — especially the first one. Super cute!

  9. 9 shihtzumomma June 30, 2008 at 11:45 pm

    Happy anniversary! You had a beautiful wedding. 🙂

  10. 10 kpapa June 30, 2008 at 11:47 pm

    Congratulations! Now you are no longer newlyweds.

  11. 11 Jennifer July 2, 2008 at 3:04 pm

    happy anniversary to you as well!

  12. 12 kitliz July 5, 2008 at 1:42 pm

    Congrats! The pictures of your wedding are gorgeous… love the flowers!

  13. 13 Erin July 8, 2008 at 5:56 pm

    Awww, happy anniversary! You two are so cute.

  14. 14 East Bay Buyer July 9, 2008 at 5:02 am

    Happy Anniversary! I’ve enjoyed catching up with your archives. You and Mr. Flannel are DIY-inspiring. Hope you feel better soon.

  15. 15 Liz July 12, 2008 at 1:57 pm

    Congrats and what fantastic pictures! Happy Anniversary!

  16. 16 Ann Marie August 5, 2008 at 12:16 am

    What beautiful pictures! Good luck with the puggle adoption — they are great dogs and I hope you get one too. 🙂

  17. 17 Cara October 11, 2008 at 3:19 am

    Wow, what a GORGEOUS photo! Congrats on your first year, may you have a lifetime of happy anniversaries!


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