March 4, 2009

Another Year

Really, what can I say? I am so lucky to be married to Kevin. I'm really glad he chose me. Life is good.

I love our anniversary. I love reminiscing about the day we were married, and all the adventures we've had since that day. It's always a great day. Today was no different, and here are some of the highlights:

Isabel woke up around 6 a.m. to make us breakfast in bed. (How cute is that?) Last night she curiously asked me what time Dad woke up, and then slept out in the hall so I knew something was a brewin'! (later she told me she didn't want to wake David by opening her door so that's why she slept in the hall) This morning I woke up to Isabel standing beside my bed, holding a tray with bowls of instant oatmeal, buttered toast, glasses of milk, and. . . a fruit roll-up! She was beaming.
I love this girl.
Then, she set the tray down and sang us a song she made up for our anniversary.

How in the world can your day go wrong when it starts out like this?

Kevin came home for lunch and I made crepes with strawberries and whipped cream, (Mmmmmm, I love those things!) and a few with Nutella. We ate on our wedding china - it's a tradition we have. A fun addition to lunch was our drink, Orangina!!! I finally found some at Pirate O's (spelling?). If you've never had it, you need to try it sometime.
Kevin surprised me with a huge bouquet of pink roses. Ben actually opened the door for Kev and he told me, giggling, "Mom, Dad brought you TONS of flowers!" They're beautiful. I love getting flowers from Kevin.

Grandma came over to watch the kids while we went out to dinner. We went to Carrabba's and wow, we had such an enjoyable evening. I was pleasantly surprised. I haven't had that nice of a dinner out for a LONG time. Our food was fabulous - really, truly great. Just thinking about it makes me want to go back.
And of course, the company was superb! It couldn't get any better.

And neither could our life. Honestly. We have a great life. We are so blessed and have so much to be happy about. We have all the important things - people to love and those who love us.

~ a few things I remember about the day we were married ~

- we were married at 11:00 a.m.
- it snowed
- my cheeks hurt from smiling so much - I was so HAPPY!
- our first meal together as husband and wife was McDonald's chicken nuggets
- Kev's truck battery died (but lucky for us, we were staying just across the street at The Inn at Temple Square)

our anniversary lunch

a gift for Kev

a lil' something I gave to Kev to have while he's at work


Camille Powell said...

Cat! I can't get over how much Josh looks like Kevin, especially in the last wedding picture. We miss you guys like crazy. We really need to hang out more than once a year :D. We love you guys! ps. Thanks for your advice on my blog. I know many women have mothered boys, but sometimes I sure wonder how they did it.

Troy and Mandy said...

Congrats on 10 years! That's great! You guys look so happy together every time I see you at church and you have such a beautiful family...your kids are so adorable!

LEX said...

Cat, I used to work at Pirate O's. right before I found out I was pregnant with Roz. Weird! Where was it at?

Catherine said...

Mandy- It's actually our 12th Anniversary this year. Good thing too, since Josh will be turning 10 in a couple months! :)

Lisa K said...

You and Kevin haven't aged at all in 12 years! What's your secret? =)