Sunday, August 5, 2012

What I Wouldn't Change

My husband and I celebrated our eleventh anniversary on Saturday.  We've been to dozens of weddings since our own -- including one this weekend.  (You really should have seen us on the dance floor.  Few words can describe moves like ours.  Not to brag, but I think raw and talent are two of them.)

After seeing so many other wedding celebrations over the years, I realize that I'd make some different choices if I had to plan ours again now.


I'd likely select a different wedding gown and style my hair another way.  I'd probably change the flowers, choose new dresses for the bridesmaids, and alter the color scheme.

But these are all peripherals -- those nonessential details that never matter years down the road.

What I wouldn't change is him.


Yes, I'd choose him all over again.  We're just getting warmed up.

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11 comments:

  1. smoothstonesAugust 05, 2012

    I'm so happy for you. I feel the same way about my man.

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  2. TheMomChefAugust 06, 2012

    Bravo! Happy anniversary! I know we've talked before about the fact that we celebrated 11 years earlier this summer. I didn't care about any of the 'peripherals.' In fact, my mom made my dress and I never even saw it until a couple days before the wedding. I do knew it made her happy beyond belief create it for me so I didn't care what it looked like (and it was perfect). I've always told people that I didn't care if I was in a gunny sack holding dandelions. As long as Hubby and I were there with my Dad (he married us), it was all good.

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  3. Happy Anniversary!! Happy for you two love birds!!
    :-)

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  4. Awww!  Sweet post!  Happy Anniversary!

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  5. Missy | Literal MomAugust 06, 2012

    Awwwww, so sweet! I agree wholeheartedly!

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  6. Congrats! My husband and I celebrated two years yesterday!

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  7. So chock full of truth, my friend!  I love your wedding story so much.  (And a happy eleven years to you, too!)

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  8.  It's wonderful, is it not?  So happy for you, too, Brandee.

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  9. Eeyore9299August 24, 2012

    aww this is so sweet1 FUNNY thing about it is me and my husband have been married for 11 years to but our anniversary is August4th. and i would change everything about mine too except for my hubby!~ hes the love of my life~

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  10. August 4th is our anniversary, too!  Happy anniversary to you!  (Great day to get married, huh?)

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