One year ago, you tied that skinny tie and buttoned the grey suit that we’d picked out for the day.
One year ago, I drank my last cinnamon dolce as a single woman while I got all prettied up to meet you.
One year ago, I put on the most beautiful gown that I’ve ever worn.
One year ago, I was ready to trade in “Hightower”.
One year ago, my mom miraculously got the dress zipped, despite the fact that it had been altered a size too small.
One year ago, all the details that we spent HOURS working on finally came to life.
One year ago, I saw you for the first time that day, and you’d never looked so good.
One year ago, I had the world’s cutest flower girls totally steal the show, but I didn’t mind. :)
One year ago, we took a few deep breaths and nervously prepared for the ceremony.
One year ago, I did the ugly cry all the way down the aisle because I couldn’t believe that God had chosen me to be your wife.
One year ago, we had three of our amazing mentors officiate our wedding because why stop at one?! :)
One year ago, I stared into your eyes and also straight into the sun, causing slight blindness and a whole lot of sweat.
One year ago, we were pronounced Mr. & Mrs. Aaron Crawford, and I had the greatest kiss of my life.
One year ago, we each gained a new family.
One year ago, we got super behind on our wedding timeline because we took so many pictures, but I really didn’t care. :)
One year ago, we danced to the song that I’d had picked out for my future husband since 2006, Until You.
One year ago, we had a blast breaking it down on the dance floor.
One year ago, the waiting and distance were finally over, and all of my dreams came true.
One year ago, we embarked on this crazy adventure called “life” as husband and wife.
I love you, Aaron!
pictures by Julie Cate