Friday, November 14, 2008

An Anniversary

It's amazing to think we've already reached a year of wedded bliss!  Kelly and I enjoyed celebrating our first anniversary last Saturday and on Monday (the actual day).  

On Sat. we dressed up and went to Cappos, a favorite restaurant, styled after an italian speakeasy.  Kelly got to debut his new, blue three piece suit that I found at Savers for $13.  (He looked amazing!) And I wore another Savers find-- with my anniversary present-- an antique pocket watch, embossed with a little bird.  It's beautiful!  It was a perfect pick to compliment the pocketwatch that I gave Kelly for our wedding last year. 

I tried to get a good picture of Kelly in his suit.  This one, taken while I was trying to rig up the camera for a timed shot of the two of us, is the only one he approves of!  (Can you see the pocketwatch chain? --His favorite part about the suit is the pocketwatch pocket!)

On Monday, Kelly brought me flowers to work-- not knowing I was just about to leave to work on HIS anniversary gift.  The flowers were gorgeous, with orchids that matched our wedding and bird of paradise-- one of his favorites!

Right after Kelly left, I retrieved my flowers and left too.  I set-up our table with details from our wedding and reception-- lots of yellow. 

The little present in Kelly's bowl was cuff links to match his pocketwatch (and of course, a french cuff shirt to wear them with).

Our dinner at home was better than eating out, if I do say so myself.  We had butternut-pumpkin bisque with garlic-rosemary toasted baguette, salmon with a honey-pecan glaze and roasted brussel sprouts with ice cream and fresh raspberry sauce for dessert.  I highly recommend all the recipes. 

It was a wonderful anniversary.  We're looking forward to the next one--- or maybe we won't wait for an excuse to celebrate!


Blogger Nancy said...

Congratulations! How fun! It looks like it was a lovely lovely party. I'll have to try those recipes, too.

7:18 PM  
Blogger jocie said...

what a darling wife you are. i'm inspired.

6:27 AM  
Blogger kris84606 said...

I really can't believe it's been ONE YEAR since you were wed. Congratulations. What a special celebration you had! Make it that way every year.

11:38 AM  
Blogger Mrs. Cheeseball said...

Oh Kara! How fun!!!!! I'm so happy you guys have been married for a whole year now! Woot! :-D

4:03 PM  
Blogger leslie the licorice stick lady said...

Oooh! Wow. You guys know how to pull it off with style for sure. How fun :) Happy Anniversary. Can't believe it's already been a year!

9:10 PM  

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