A year ago, we had a decision to make.
We could take a big vacation – just the two of us, a beach, and a week of relaxing.
We could stay at home – celebrate with our friends over tacos and margaritas.
Margaritas totally won out.
So we invited our friends and family to the place where Jeff and I met almost thirteen years ago – Point Loma Nazarene University – and we got dressed up, we had our favorite florist (the fabulous Annette Gomez) shower us in flowers, and we renewed our vows to celebrate our ten year anniversary here at home.
And it was AMAZING.
In fact, we recorded the entire vow renewal ceremony (photos of that coming in Part Two), and you can listen to it here!
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Jeff and I haven’t had the most perfect ten years of marriage, but it’s been OUR marriage. We got married when we were only 21 and 24 years old, so we had a LOT of growing up to do, and at times, that growing up seriously threatened to pull us apart.
There were many moments that we almost gave in and gave up, but we didn’t. And we are now living in a joyful marriage that has been through the fire and come out on the other side!
So celebrating these ten years means so much to us, and I’m just so excited to share our Vow Renewal with you all!
Our amazing photographer, Lauren, shoots for our second wedding brand here in San Diego, Clove & Kin, and she captured the whole thing so BEAUTIFULLY.
I’m so used to being on one side of the camera, that seeing us both on the other side is just amazing! There’s more coming tomorrow with our actual vow renewal ceremony, plus loads more portraits of us out of the cliffs of San Diego.
But for now, here’s us getting ready together and getting some seriously cute portraits done before the festivities!
Part Two shares all of the amazing moments from our vow renewal ceremony at Point Loma Nazarene University plus some GORGEOUS portraits of us out on the cliffs of San Diego. Stay tuned for those tomorrow!
I just can’t stop!! These photos capture us so perfectly! Lauren is one of our seriously talented photographers for @cloveandkin and there’s a reason why we love her so much. Her heart – and her eye – are just beautiful! I love this man to the moon and back and can’t wait to share more from our 10th Anniversary Vow Renewal!!! ?❤️☺️?❤️ – E #cloveandkin #cheerstotenyears #OHMYWOW
This is JUST SO MUCH FUN!!!!