20 Year Anniversary!

(Posting a few days early since we have quite a week planned with our upcoming special delivery!)

Michael and I will celebrate our twenty year anniversary this Wednesday! Twenty years sounds so long, but it certainly doesn’t seem so long. I don’t feel that much older, and the time has gone so fast. They have been great years, and I’m so thankful that God gave me this man for my husband.

Here we are through the years:

1992

The first photo ever taken of the two of us together. We were in college. My father-in-law snapped this Polaroid when I met the family for the first time that Christmas.

1992

1995

July 29, 1995… Our wedding day!

July 29, 1995

Our honeymoon

1995

1996

First anniversary!

1996

1997

1997

1998

With sweet baby Ashlyn

1998

1999

1999

2000

Little Timothy joins us

2000

2001

This was the day we announced our 3rd pregnancy to my mom.

2001

2002

And dear Olivia joins our family

2002

2003

2003

2004

2004

2005

Two more sweet additions with Young Mike and baby Chelle

2005

2006

2006

2007

Our little man William joins the crew

2007

2008

2008

2009

Here we are with Michael’s parents, brothers and their families. I was very pregnant with Samuel.

2009

2010

2011

2011

2012

2012

2013

Here Samuel has joined us, as well as Joseph and baby Faith

2013

2014

2015

This year we will celebrate a few days early with a night out to dinner. But the best celebration of this joyful anniversary is the beauty of life that has come forth from our marriage – we seem to have babies on significant anniversaries! A decade ago as we celebrated our momentous ten year anniversary, God gave us the gift of baby Chelle. She was born two days before, and we spent that wonderful anniversary in the hospital. Now ten years later, God is giving us another precious baby, who is scheduled to be delivered the day following our 20th anniversary. I can’t think of a sweeter gift, or a more precious celebration of twenty years of marriage!

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