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Celebrating 10 Years of Marriage (With A Baby)

Us. 10 years ago.

In less than a month, my husband and I will have been married for 10 years. Wow, where did the last decade go? Wait, I know exactly where it went.

We’ve had 5 jobs, 3 pets,1 apartment. Built 1 house, earned 3 degrees, had 4 kids, about 8 cars, and have celebrated 33 birthdays between the 6 of us.

We are tired. We are much older. And we might be carrying around a few more pounds than we once did a decade ago. Over the last 10 years, I think we grew up and became adults or something.

I always said that for our 10th anniversary, I wanted to celebrate with a romantic trip somewhere fantastic. I my deepest fantasies, I’ve always wanted a trip to Europe, specifically Italy. We’re not big, fancy, extravagant spenders, but celebrating 10 successful years of marriage feels like a perfect reason to splurge on an epic trip. We were totally going to do it, until we found out I was pregnant with Paul.

Paul came into our lives just 5 months before our 10 year anniversary. We happily traded dreams of an Italian vacation for joy of a little baby. There is no way I would leave him for a long international vacation right now. He needs me, and I’m not going anywhere.

So how are we to celebrate?

I still want to do something special, 10 years is kinda a big deal, and shouldn’t go unnoticed. I have a few ideas, but am still taking suggestions.

I’m toying with a quick trip to Chicago, or maybe even just a night out at a really great restaurant. I’ve even considered commissioning one of our favorite artist to paint a large canvas for our living room. Something we can enjoy forever.

Got any romantic ideas for celebrating a milestone anniversary while pushing a 4 month old around in a stroller? I’m all ears…

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