Thursday, May 24, 2007

For forever and ever You are the one.

On the 21st of May 1983 I married my best friend my soul mate. The man I will wake each morning with and share my every day.
We had both been married very young before but until we found each other we did not know what love was we did not know how it truly felt to "be in love" but we did know this "us"was for forever.
So here are some photos to share with my friends and for me to again look at and remember a special day in May.

We were so happy and still are to this very day.
This is a photo of us all (yes our children were in our wedding party) our two daughters - now mothers of four of our grandchildren and one of our sons a daddy as well and a little niece who is also a mother now, that is her mum behind her my sister Karen. The best man was my husbands friend, but they look like brothers.

My gosh were have the years gone.

My mum loved this photo of me. I was never a bride the first time so it was important to me to be a bride for her and for me. The dress was made from vintage lace and I still have it today we also have the girls dresses too.

I wish it was ours but no just for the day we dreamed we were in another place in time! you see we both love vintage. My husband Rob loves vintage cars and boats and I love all vintage pieces in my home "a match made in heaven" :) Don't you think!!

I'll give you a daisy a day dear

I'll give you a daisy a day

I'll love you until the rivers run still

and the four winds they all blow away.

(My husband sings this to me and I always write it in his cards)

So this was our little spot in time and now we are proud parents of our four and grandparents to eight very darling souls all made in heaven just for us to love.

To my husband and my best friend "Happy Anniversary" for last Monday my dear. We may forget the day but we never stop living the adventure! of life together.

This is our Thursday.


Midlife Mom said...

Hey, thanks for stopping by! Glad you liked the pictures of the moose, they are a majestic creature aren't they? We don't see them that often but when we do it is such a treat. A couple times they have walked through the back yard. We see their tracks when we are out riding our horses sometimes. Love the pictures of your wedding, just beautiful! You sound like a very close knit family like we are. Come by again and visit and I will stop by and say hello soon!

judypatooote said...

First thank you for stopping by my sight.....I want to say Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby... you make a lovely couple, and your pictures are gorgeous....

Anonymous said...

Happy Anniversary my dear sweet friend. You make the most stunning bride. xox

smilnsigh said...

A very Happy Anniversary, to you both.

Lovely entry. Lovely pictures. Lovely entire wedding party. But especially... lovely, lovely, lovely bride.


Susie said...

I can see why your Mom treasured that photo of you: you are radiant and simply beautiful.
You and Rob are a wonderful loving couple and I know your long happy marriage and family brings you such joy.
Sending you lots of love!!

Miss Pink Ponsonby said...

Just popping in to say hello! I love your wedding gown, so pretty! And so is the BRIDE! Extremely pretty! What a feminine wedding feel! This made me nostalgic for being a bride! Maybe I can drag someone in off the streets and marry him? No! It has to be that special magic! I'm so GLAD you found it!!!

Jacran Cottage said...

I'm not surprised that your Mum likes that picture of you, you made such a beautiful bride!! Happy Anniversary!

Isn't it wonderful to find your other half, your soul mate, the one who makes your life complete. I've found mine and I'm marrying him in a few weeks!

Penless Thoughts said...

Lee Ann this was delightful :o) What a beautiful bride you were. Your whole wedding party is so lovely. Neat that your children were in it. How old were you here? Thanks for sharing this with us.

PEA said...

Dear Lee-ann, wishing you and Rob a very Happy Anniversary! What a beautiful bride you made and your hubby certainly looked very dashing too:-) I loved all the pictures but especially the one of you which your mom loved...simply gorgeous! You two are very lucky to have each other:-) xoxo

Morning Glory said...

Happy Anniversary, LeeAnn. That picture of you is just exquisite! Something right out of a bride magazine.

"Early Bird" said...

Happy Anniversary to ya'll!!

meggie said...

What a beautiful bride you are! Congratulations!

It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

What a gorgeous BRIDE!! How beautiful!! Lee-Ann!! I am so glad that you posted this picture of you especially!! I can see why your mother thought it was so wonderful!!
We are traveling to Illinois today and tomorrow. We are in Tennessee tonight.Take care. Sandy

Val said...

I'm not surprised your mother loved that photo of you - THE bride photo. Happy anniversary, Lee-Ann!

Puss-in-Boots said...

Congratulations, Lee-Ann, you were a beautiful bride in your vintage lace. And what a lovely family you have. I'm so glad you found your soul mate, a lot of us don't.

I hope the next years are as happy as the previous have been for you.

Melli said...

Awwww! And weren't you just a beeeauuuuutiful bride!?! And you make a handsome couple! Congratulations - and happy belated anniversary!

AnnieElf said...

What a marvelous story. So heartwarming. You were and ARE beautiful. Happy anniversary.

~ Janice ~ said...

Happy Anniversary! May you have many many more joyous years together living as soulmates! I loved the photos! What a beautiful bride and groom! Thank you for sharing such a special event and relationship in your lives!

Lisa said...

Oh you have me sobbing!! Beautiful, beautiful. Your wedding pictures are stunning and your life is a real testament to true love and finding the soul's mate.

Congratulations to you both.

Meow said...

What a beautiful post, Lee-Ann, so loving and warm. Your photos are gorgeous.
Congratulations on your wedding anniversary.
Have a wonderful week.
Take care, Meow

Raggedy said...

Happy Anniversary!!!!
Have a wonderful day!
(=':'=) hugs
(")_ (")Š from
the Cool Raggedy one

Gina E. said...

Belated congratulations, you two love birds! Enjoy your week and don't do anything that I wouldn't do (that give you plenty of scope!)
Gina and Ken

Tea & Margaritas in My Garden said...

What a wonderful post and beautiful pictures of you! Happy Anniversary :)
Ours is on June 2.


starnitesky said...

Happy Anniversary to you both! Lovely wedding pictures and such a beautiful bride.

Lee-ann said...

Thank you so much everyone it was so nice to share with you all and I am so pleased myself to have taken a look back in time at these photos it has been awhile. <^..^>

Thank you all.

Isabelle said...

And happy anniversary from me too, a little late.

I love the girls' holiday idea!

The Thrifty Blogger said...

Happy Anniversary! Great pictures, you are beautiful. :)

Kerri said...

I love your photos...all of them, but the one of you as a beautiful bride is especially sweet. The top one is gorgeous too...such a handsome couple. Isn't it fun to look back on these photos to bring the memories back so clearly?
Wishing you a very happy anniversary and many many more happy years together!

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