Saturday, 26 May 2007

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

it's C + i's second wedding anniversary tomorrow - two whole years since i married my best friend + enjoyed the most wonderful day of my life. i know that sounds really cheesy + cliched, but for me it's completely true. we've been together for over 11 years now (since we were 16 + 17) + he really is the most amazing person in the world. it's impossible for me to share all the happy memories i hold from that special day, so here's a quick little flavour of it-

we were married + held our reception here

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the following poem was read at the ceremony by one of our closest friends + holds a great deal of meaning for us

I Will Be Here - Steven Curtis Chapman


If in the morning when you wake,
If the sun does not appear,
I will be here.
If in the dark we lose sight of love,
Hold my hand and have no fear,
I will be here.


I will be here,
When you feel like being quiet,
When you need to speak your mind I will listen.
Through the winning, losing, and trying we'll be together,
And I will be here.
If in the morning when you wake,
If the future is unclear,
I will be here.
As sure as seasons were made for change,
Our lifetimes were made for years,
I will be here.


I will be here,
And you can cry on my shoulder,
When the mirror tells us we're older.
I will hold you, to watch you grow in beauty,
And tell you all the things you are to me.
We'll be together and I will be here.
I will be true to the promises I've made,
To you and to the one who gave you to me.
I will be here.

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the 'theme' (don't really like that word) was white + floral.

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the flowers were hydrangea, peonies + ranunculus - all of my favourites!

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that's enough. don't want to be a wedding bore, so i'm off now for a bath + some much needed beauty sleep - got to look my best (or half-decent at the very least!) for our special little day.

xx

10 comments:

Ali said...

Happy anniversary! Your flowers were so so beautiful.

maggienikole said...

happy anniversary. wow, your wedding looks as though it was amazing. i love the flowers and cake and especially how elated you look in the bottom photo. hope you both have a wonderful day.

ali said...

Congratulations! Hope you had a lovely day. Your wedding (and YOU) look beautiful.

Sarah said...

Gorgeous! I love it all. What gorgeous memories. Hope the shift is going ok. Enjoy your anniversary.

Azma said...

What a beautiful place! Have a day that's just as wonderful as that one looks! Hope you manage to relax amid all hectic-ness.

hazeljoy said...

o my goodness - you two are so beautiful! happy anniversary and many more.

jamieanne said...

Happy day to you. What a wondrous occasion to reflect on. And the wedding location is about one of the most amazing places I've seen. Stunning and charming.

Rachel said...

Everything looks so lovely. Congrats.

cruststation said...

Happy anniversary! You both look so beautiful. I love the gorgeous cake and stunning bouquets. Have a wonderful celebration.

hazeljoy said...

where have you gone? are you ok? x