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CELEBRATING FOUR YEARS

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Today marks our four year anniversary…isn’t that clever of us to get married on a long weekend? It’s crazy how the years have, quite literally, flown by and I love to take the time to reflect back on the special day that changed our lives forever. We’re still young with much growing ahead of us, but I cherish every moment big and small that we’ve shared together.

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For those of you that don’t know, Steven and I met in a bakery not that long ago. He was working at Barb’s Bakery & Bistro (owned by his cousins), a local favourite in my hometown of Salt Spring Island. I had applied for job after spending two months away with my family in Hawaii and not sure what to do next. Steven was meant to train me, but let’s be real, I was already a fantastic barista and quite versed in the ways of latté art.

What I didn’t know is that Steven already knew who I was (small island issues) and had begged his cousin to hire the cute girl because he wanted to date her. As fate would have it, I was hired. We started dating two weeks later and eight months into our relationship Steven popped the question. Ten months later we were married and moving back to Alberta, Steven’s home.

For some people, they may have thought we were rushing into things or that we wanted to start a family right away. But as someone who was happily single three years prior, I can attest to the fact that that was so not the case. I knew within those first two weeks that Steven and I were going to go the distance, and you know what? I’ve never looked back.

I absolutely love marriage. Sure, sometimes picking up clothes off the floor and collecting dishes from around the house may grind my gears a little, but let’s look at the reality…I get to live with my best friend. I get to experience life with him by my side and I’m not sure it get’s any better than that.

Though I could go on and on, I think I’ll stop here. Enjoy a little peek into our wedding day and, of course, if you have any questions for us about married life please feel free to leave them in the comments below.

Happy long weekend everyone!

xx -b.

-photos by snap weddings

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  • Aww this is such a lovely post and really made me happy. Congratulations on four years! You looked stunning on your wedding day :) I hope that if I ever get married I’ll be as happy as the two of you.

    hellomissjordan.com xx

  • Congrats on your anniversary, what a sweet story!

  • Claudia

    Congratulations on your anniversary! Your story is so cute! xx

  • This is such a sweet post! Congrats! I absolutely love your dress!

    prettyneutral.com

  • Congratulations on four years! Wow that was so many years ago!! Lovely photos and beautiful couple, you two xx

    http://www.angerawrs.co.uk

  • How lovely. Congrats you guys.

    Buckets & Spades

  • Your love story is so cute and sounds like a book. Congrats on four years and your wedding dress was so pretty.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

  • Such a cute story and so happy to hear that the two of you are still happily in love! When you find the one, you just know it, right? :)

    I liked it last year and still do so I’ll mention it again, I LOVE THE SHORT WEDDING DRESS! I love that it is different from the typical dresses. xx

    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

  • I can’t get over how young you two look! Haha! So cute :). I hope you had a wonderful anniversary with your best friend.

  • What a lovely and sweet story! I always enjoy reading this kind of cute story. Best
    wishes on your anniversary.

    dailydoseofwhatilove.blogspot.com

  • Ruth Savage

    I never get tired of seeing your wedding pictures, so glad you stuck to your guns and hired the professionals…there were so many little details surrounding that day and building up to it that would make excellent blog material, my favorite being how we found that perfect, gorgeous dress!

    • Me too, so glad we chose to spend a bit more and get someone who knew what they were doing lol. They’re always so nice to look back on. And thank you mama for my perfect dress! xx

  • I got married on a long weekend as well (great minds!!). Happy anniversary

  • That is the best little story I’ve heard. And you looked so gorgeous on your wedding day. Congratulations to you both! <3

    Kim | http://www.thelensaffair.com

  • Aww that’s an adorable story, happy anniversary :) Would love a relationship like that one day!

    Sheri | Behind The Frames

    • Thank you Sheri! I’m sure you will, it’s just waiting until then :) xx

  • Happy anniversary! Your story is such a sweet one. And it looks like your wedding was absolutely lovely!

    Mimmi xx
    Muted Mornings

  • Love love love this post!! Congratulations!! Hope many years come to celebrate this beautiful event!! I’m not married yet but still have the experience of living with my best friend everyday and I know that nothing else is better than that! :) xx

    Sara | http://www.marybloomy.com

    • Thank you Mary! Then you know how special it is, I’m sure :) xx