So this happened. I was completely unaware, absolutely surprised, and got what I believe a person only wishes for.
Funny how life twists and turns. As someone who has always said I could take or leave the action of marriage, I must say I got everything I never knew I wanted. Hard to believe a girl saying she didn't desire marriage? Not really. Why? Nothing drastic, nothing obvious like the fact that my own parents divorced or plenty of my family members and friend's families have as well. I'd say I'm a little bit better off than that with my thoughts. Mostly it's just because I have never been the person who thought about wedding gowns, floral arrangements or getting a new last name. I rather like my own actually. To me, marriage is not a necessity to solidify anything more than some adjustments on some documents. Quite frankly, Hunter and I embarked on forever a long time ago. Way before the wild notion came to be that we would in fact walk down an aisle someday. Or up the stairs to a courthouse. Still far off, still planning...
Either way, Hunter is an amazing person for always thinking outside the cupcake box (literally, I mean did you see the fabulous pic above?) and I know what I truly am most thankful for is the fact that we found one another. In all our weird glory and the random ways we show each other we love one another each day, I am so happy. If this is how you feel after half a decade with someone, then I'd say Hunter and I are absolutely where we need to be. As we always have been, but now I got myself a fab rock in a fabulous antique setting. Praise the lord, the boy knows good jewelry and as always knows me, my style and how to wow me the same as he's done since day 1.
Behold, a mild collage to reflect the life behind us, dedicated to the life ahead of us:
And lastly....one of THE very first picture taken of us as weeeee wittle 21 year old bayyy-beees :):):)