Happy Anniversary.

Rachel and Tom Wedding 2004

Nine years ago today I married my best friend.

In a funny turn of events I asked him to marry me. It’s true.

But in his defense we had a long 10 year on again, off again relationship. He had asked me to marry him before and I always said yes. But for one reason or another it never happened. He told me once that if we were ever going to get married, I would have to ask him.

And I did. Late one night on January 18, 2004 I asked. He thought I was joking but he said yes.

A short 3 days later and we were married. Our honeymoon consisted of me moving in with him. Then by that Friday we were both back to work.

It was quick. It was a whirlwind. I wouldn’t change any of it for the world.

Because on that day I married my soul mate.

Happy Anniversary my love!

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Rachel Akers writes about crafts, recipes, and features the adventures of a family of 4. It is always crazy but I wouldn't change it for the world!
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  1. Meghan @JaMonkey says:

    Congrats to you both!
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  2. Happy Anniversary :)
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  3. Happy Anniversary!
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  4. Congrats!
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  5. Jennifer The Quirky Momma says:

    I think your wedding story is awesome! Congratulations on so many years together.
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  6. Happy anniversary!
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  7. Happy Anniversary and what a cute story.
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  8. Congratulations!!

  9. Happy Anniversary, Rachel!
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  10. Congratulations. I love your story!
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  11. Congratulations! You are a cute couple.
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  12. Aw, what a sweet story. :) Happy Anniversary!
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  13. Elizabeth Atwood says:

    Wow, that must have been a few crazy and exciting days! What a sweet story. Happy (belated) anniversary!
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    • That it was. I remember I worked the day/night before the wedding. It was not fun trying to manage a restaurant and plan a last minute wedding. But in the end it was perfect.

  14. Happy anniversary! I hope it was great!
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  15. Happy anniversary! Hope you had a lovely day!

  16. Congratulations, 15 years is a big event
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  17. congrats!! Happy Anniversary!

  18. nicole @nicky_olea says:

    Awww Happy Anniversary! Wishing you many more! (Today is actually my 12 anniversary! :)

  19. That’s so sweet! Happy Anniversary!
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  20. happy anniversary!
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  21. Lisa from Life with Lisa says:

    That is so sweet! My husband and I have been married for 10 years and he asked me and for 2 years I put him off. Finally, I said come one let’s do it…been married ever since. He had given up and I had given in…lol
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  22. Happy Anniversary! What a sweet story! My hubby and I were together 11 years before we got married. We’ll be married 11 years Feb. 23rd.
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  23. InkBlotMom, Kim says:

    Aww…What an awesome story!! Happy (Late) Anniversary!!
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  24. Aww!! So sweet, and Happy Anniversary!
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  25. Congrats! Love your wedding story—so sweet!
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  26. Y’all make such a cute couple.

  27. So sweet! Congrats!
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