May 13, 2014

Anniversary weekend re-cap!

This weekend we went away for the weekend to celebrate our 1 YEAR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY!! Our anniversary isn't actually until next Sunday but we are going to be at a graduation next Saturday so we had to celebrate this weekend. Let me tell you the year has just FLOWN by! I can't believe that it has almost been a year since I walked down the aisle towards my best friend and husband! SO thankful for the journey the last year has been.

On our way! We had to stop by Starbucks for Happy Hour and half price Frapps! 

Iowa is beautiful!

Here is our little cabin! It was called The Haven and it was definitely a little haven for us this weekend!

It was the perfect size for us and it was so cozy and comfortable. I just wanted to stay there forever. 

Our little porch was such a peaceful and comfy spot to sit, chat and listen to the birds. 

Friday night after we arrived at our cabin we ate dinner on the porch.
It was nothing fancy but we enjoyed our picnic style dinner.

After dinner we had some pretty intense games of Sequence. 

After Sequence we watched a movie and went to bed. 

The next day we woke up early and went into town to grab some coffee and hit up one of the local bakeries. They were both amazing so we decided to go to both. 

We walked in town for a while and then went back to our cabin to eat our breakfast. 

Saturday afternoon we went for a two hour walk by the dam and on some of the trails near our cabin.

It was so beautiful outside and we couldn't have asked for better weather!

We also enjoyed some snuggle time in the afternoon. 

That afternoon we walked around the town we were staying by and looked at all of the beautiful tulips that were in full bloom. The town that we stayed is known for their tulips and they were seriously all over the town. It was very beautiful!

Please don't mind the wind blown hair. 

That evening we went out to eat at a really amazing restaurant and enjoyed a LOT of food. Seriously, we were so full! 

CHEERS for 1st year of marriage! 
Can't wait for 80 more! 

The next day we ate our cheesecake from the night before for breakfast. (Super healthy right?!) 

Then we just relaxed all morning on our porch and chatted about life and listened to the rain and the birds. It was so peaceful and lovely. 

We ended our trip with a lovely coffee stop at an adorable coffee      shop in town. 

 Such a wonderful trip! Can't wait to celebrate again this Sunday on our actual anniversary! 

Stay tuned for a cutting of the cake picture! 

What did you do for your 1st Anniversary?! 





  1. What a fun relaxing weekend away! So glad you got to get away and celebrate your anniversary together! And congrats on 1 year. It's amazing how fast the time flies! Hope you get to do something fun on Sunday too!


  2. Your anniversary get-a-way looks like it was so much fun and relaxing!! Sounds like a blast. That cabin looks so cozy. Enjoy these sweet days of newlywed-dom. They are great memories of mine!

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog, Lindsey!

    One more thing, I'm hosting a new blog party on Wednesday with Stasia form Our Life on a Budget. You may be too busy, but we are looking for a few more hostesses to link the party on their blogs. If you'd be interested, just email me. If not, no worries. I've been looking for someone that fits the bill and I know you definitely would.

  3. Yay!! Happy (almost!) 1 year anniversary!! Loving all the pictures, and that cabin really does look like a haven! :) :)

  4. Happy 1 year anniversary! Loved all your pictures!

  5. Looks like you had a wonderful time! Happy Anniversary!