My friend (although we’ve never actually met I’m convinced we’d be real life friends so I’m claiming her), Natalie, from Little Things and Big Stuff, is writing a fabulous series on her blog this month called This Sweet Love. You should check it out.
Tonight, Mr. Thirdrow and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary (a bit late) with a fancy steak dinner cooked in our new kitchen by Mr. Thirdrow himself. It was a different kind of anniversary – no spectacular vacation or dressy dinner date – but I have no complaints. Our sweet baby boy is asleep upstairs and we shared a lovely meal with each other in our beautiful new home. I love my husband and I couldn’t imagine a life without him. As long as he’s across the table from me I’m a happy camper.
I am a girl who loves traditions. Loves them. Seriously. So, I was delighted last year when my non-tradition-loving husband suggested we keep an anniversary journal. Each year we take turns writing out a record of our year.
We have a set list of things we record every year:
– our address
– our cars
– our jobs
– our pets
– places we’ve visited this year
– anniversary gifts
– a timeline of our year
This year we added two categories:
– how we celebrated our anniversary
– our children
We take turns passing the book back and forth and writing out our memories. 364 days a year it just sits on a shelf but once a year it helps us to reflect and remember. I think it will be a gem for our grandchildren to read, too!
How do you celebrate your anniversary? What are your traditions?