"" From Now Till 'I Do'...: June 2011

Finding our Groove

8 Things the people are saying

I think now after one year of marriage, we have found our groove. We know what works and what doesn’t.

I have his favourite meals perfected (well almost all of them – if anyone has any good fish pepper soup recipes – holla at your girl), my housekeeping routine in place and know which bills to pay when. He’s got his things down too.

We’ve mastered the rules, have our routines down and are now just living life. It hasn’t been argument free, but we have got there.  We no longer feel like newlyweds but an established married couple and it’s nice.

We went to a wedding last weekend and as we watched the bride and groom, there was this whimsical feeling of wish it was us again, but then I thought, actually no, I’m glad we’re not there again, we have moved on, we’ve evolved.

If I knew then what I know now, would I have done things differently this past year? Maybe, but then it wouldn’t be life and God uses our life experiences to help us grow and mature. Learning to communicate more and become more selfless. Life long lessons, from which you never graduate.

I took a break from the blog because I needed to spend more time with my husband. With work and other pressures it can be so easy to become two ships sailing in the night and so I had to be deliberate in my actions and take a step back.

So thanks for your patience, the last three months off have been great. In that time we reconnected, made a baby (lol!) and rediscovered why we got married.

Yes we found our groove.

p.s. Just found out the blog has been nominated for a Nigerian Blog Award! Thank you to those of you who nominated the blog. Voting has opened and if you feel so inclined, please hop over and vote for us in the Wedding Blog Category.

Celebrating ONE!

25 Things the people are saying

Today we celebrate our first wedding anniversary!

365 days of oneness

365 days of growth

365 days of grace

365 days of love

We’ve moved cities, changed jobs, moved house and changed church and while we have had ups and downs, through it all we have had each other.

Marriage is hard work, I won’t lie, but it is also very beautiful. A wonderful partnership ordained by God.

Afam thank you for sharing this journey with me, I love you so much and can’t wait to see what the future holds.

p.s. I’m back to blogging and have LOTS to update you on. HINT: watch the video!

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