Posted by: griswoldfun | June 7, 2009

1 year!

Today is our first wedding anniversary!!  Wahoo!!!  In honor of that, here is my “official” list of what I have learned in my first year of marriage (along with pictures from the past year, of course)!  Many, many thanks to all our friends and family who have wished us a “Happy Anniversary” the past few days (even the card that made me cry).  And especially thanks to all of you for praying for us over the past year – we appreciate them (and keep ’em coming!).

It really is possible to love someone more today than I did yesterday


June 7, 2008

Truly pick your battles – sometimes you are really just hungry or tired and everything looks better after you sleep or eat something (or do both). 

Canada, Aug 2008

Canada, Aug 2008

Sometimes needing a hug is a battle worth picking!

Kauffman TX, October 2008

Kauffman TX, October 2008

 Two are better than one! Except when it comes to handling stress – then it’s like there are really 4 of you dealing with stress… you, your spouse, and then you worrying about your spouse and your spouse worrying about you!

Christmas 2008

Christmas 2008

 Chocolate, French fries, hugs can really fix most of a females problems.  True, it’s cliché, but we are learning that this is not an easy lesson for men to learn.

March 2008, Taber Ranch

March 2008, Taber Ranch

  Always, always check the laundry for ink pens… No matter what miracle product is out there – ink does not really come out of clothing – in fact, it smears and makes a bigger spot. It does make for good “newlywed stories”

April 2008

April 2009

 Laughter, laughter, laughter!  Laughter helps put most everythinginto perspectiveve!

May 2009

May 2009

I am very blessed to be married to a man who thinks it is okay to eat cereal or peanut butter & honey sandwiches… for every.single.meal.

May 2009

May 2009

I liked your friends & family when we were dating. I love your friends & family now that we are married.  They shaped you into who you are today and they have pulled me into their lives with no questions and open arms. And I know they know you well enough not to believe all your “newlywed stories”. 

June 7, 2009 with cupcakes from the wedding

June 7, 2009 with cupcakes from the wedding

I’ve always said “Love is a verb”. Now I more specifically think Love = respect (much better if sung “R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me….”).  Sure, respect is technically a noun but I think it is a good way to summarize the actions behind love.

Happy anniversary, Mr. G!!  I love you and look forward to the next year(s)!



  1. Happy Anniversary!! You look beautiful in your wedding picture.

  2. Happy Anniversary again, again, again, again, again………..

  3. You two have been fun to watch! Happy Anniversary to you both! We love you.

  4. So sweet!!

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