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5 Years Of Adventure

The past weekend John and I celebrated 5 years together.

I can never have to many excuses to have a date night, that's for sure!
Not only that, but it was on a Friday that we first started dating, and this year it fell on a Friday as well.

The Saturday after I was invited to an annual BBQ, and John came with me.  So of course this year we showed up back to the same BBQ! Every time we go back we remember the very moment I was walking up to John 5 years ago and we were both looking at each other thinking, "Wow! This is someone I'd be proud to be with, I can't believe we are here together!"

Everyone was so surprised and excited to see us because they all know that is where we had our first date and here we are 5 years later married with a baby, ok fine, toddler.

The kids had so much fun, as always, and being in the same place with a completely different set of circumstances really puts in perspective how much finding each other has changed our lives.

Whenever I look at our relationship I always think what an excellent team John and I are.  I actually don't think I know many couples that work as well as a team as we do.  We can literally pick up and move to the other side of the world in a matter of 2 weeks after making the decision we want to, with 3 kids in tow!  And it all happens so seamlessly.

We always always ALWAYS agree on big decisions and make decisions quickly and accomplish goals swiftly.  I love that, for way too many years we were stagnant, finding someone that moves at the same pace as I do with the same urgency is extremely refreshing.

5 years and Jamaica, Bahamas, Greece, Germany, Denmark,Dubai, Oman, and many states and cities in America later I can easily say we have jam packed these 5 years with lots of fun, travel and adventure.

We already have so many different, bigger more amazing adventures planned for the next year and I am more excited than I have ever been knowing my biggest dreams are so close I could almost reach out and touch them.

So to John,  thank you for being the perfect partner for me during this amazing journey, here's to our never ending happily ever after.


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