Thankful Thursday: August 27th

Today's Thankful Thursday is brought to you by brand new pearls, scrumptious cakes, and blue-hued hydrangeas.

Why is today so special, you ask?

Today marks 5 years since THE DAY.

The day that Mr. H made me his Mrs.
The day that we dressed up in our fanciest to say, in essence, "I do"...
The day that the Tennessee August Sun beat down on our smiling faces...
The day that we pranced around The Opryland hotel as if we were king & queen...
The day that we danced for the first time as husband & wife...

The day that cemented what we felt and started something new: our marriage.

Today marks 5 years, and I am so THANKFUL!

Here is the story of us (posted last year to commemorate our 4th anniversary), if you're interested.

I am thankful that I met such an amazing man & that he thought I was amazing too.

I am thankful that we have so much in common to help us dance along the daily jig of life...and I'm thankful that we have so many not-in-commons to spice it up a bit.

I am thankful that we were married in the temple*, which means more to me than anything else in this world and beyond, because it takes us into forever.**

I am thankful to be so blessed with a thoughtful, generous, hard working, honest, willing, faithful, funny, intelligent, strong MAN in my life who doubles as my best friend.

I am thankful for his super-Dad skills and his willingness to be a true partner in this parenthood adventure.

I am thankful for my Mr. H, for everything he is and everything he inspires me to be.

I am thankful for the specialness of today...
let's celebrate, people!!

*To know more about why Mormons build temples, go here.
**To know more about what we believe about Forever Families, go here.


JosephJ said...

happy anniversary folks!

I remember that day like it was just last week. Hot day, fresh rain, humidity to make a person nearly pass out...

I'm glad that you brought Mr. H and his jovial personality into our family! Y'all are a great example to us all.

Sharalea said...

or maybe last month? it is nice to be here celebrating with you! What a great couple! Can you believe its the BIG 5!!! Love, Mom

The Crew said...

Yay for Anniversaries! We will celebrate #14 next month.

Enjoy your special day.

What I've Learned So Far ..... said...

Happy Anniversary, Shara! Your wedding pictures are still the most beautiful I've ever seen. Thank you for sharing such positive, blessed comments about your love for Trevor and about marriage. There just aren't enough testimonies like that in our world today. :)

Love you!

Kristyn said...

How cute was Susan's comment! Happy anniversary to you two love birds!! Shara, if you really want to know how to make those flower topped cupcakes, I wrote it down on that post. Ask me if you have any q's. And i must admit I have had your email in my inbox for far too long detailing your guys' updates as of late. Silly me, I have not responded! I just wanted to say we love you guys a ton and I'm so glad you sent out that update. It's always great to hear from you and keep up with your happenings! And I'm so excited for you and your guys' new (or a little less new now) move. I love moving (within reason! :) ) and I'm glad you guys are embracing everything wonderful about discovering a new city. It's fun, kind of daunting, but a whole new adventure to embrace. I'm excited for you guys!

Anonymous said...

Happy Anniversary. I think you guys are such a cute couple. I hope to have such a good story some day too! You inspire me.