Four Years with Mal

As cheesy as it may sound, four years ago today, I married my best friend.

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Mal rules for a lot of reasons, but my favorite is that we always have so much fun together””whether it’s doing CrossFit, traveling, drinking beers, or simply making up spur-of-the-moment games to play together””we always manage to make each other laugh. And (also important) we somehow balance our equally neurotic personalities quite well, so living and spending a lot of time together works out just fine for us. I still have no idea how I got so lucky with a guy like Mal. He’s the best.

Happy anniversary, Mal!!!!!

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Here’s a quick recap of our past three anniversaries. Feel free to click on the link for the full recap.

A Simple Celebration (3 years)

Last year’s anniversary celebration was pretty low-key, but still really nice. Mal and I ate dinner on the back porch, and I surprised him with new Adirondack chairs for our backyard. Reading the recap this morning put the biggest smile on my face!

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Celebrating Two Years

Mal and I had a blast celebrating our 2-year wedding anniversary. We were invited to spend the night at Hotel Veritas in Harvard Square. The hotel’s Guest Services Manager is an avid Carrots ”˜N’ Cake reader, so she offered to put us up for the night. What was such a fun way to celebrate!

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Our First Wedding Anniversary

For our first anniversary, we ended up visiting Kath and Erica in Charleston, South Carolina. It wasn’t the most romantic first anniversary, but it was definitely a nice vacation with friends! (Seriously, what the f am I wearing in the photo below? Derp.)

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Wedding Recap

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Question of the Day

If you’re married (or dating someone), when is your anniversary? What has been your favorite anniversary celebration so far? 

126 Comments

  1. Congratulations!!! I love this line: “And (also important) we somehow balance our equally neurotic personalities quite well” So sweet. 😛 My boyfriend and I went to a winery last year for our 1st anniversary; it was so hot but a lot of fun.

  2. Our anniversary is September 17th. We had always gone on a camping trip for our ‘dating anniversaries,’ and decided to keep the tradition with our wedding anniversary. We went to Las Vegas for a few days and then went backpacking in the Grand Canyon. Definitely the best (yes, technically the first) anniversary ever!

  3. My husband and I got married in August… We about halfway to our first aniversary. And yes, its cheesy, He is my best friend!! I think we all need a little cheesy-ness in our lives.
    P.s. This is my first comment, and I love your blog!

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