Thursday, November 9, 2017

One Year Ago Today...

Today, November 9th, marks one year together for us! 

One year ago tonight, I returned his phone call and said "yes" to starting a relationship, 
 little dreaming that in exactly one year from that same day I would be mailing out the last of our wedding invitations, chatting with florists, and finalizing registries, 
to name a few of today's activities! 

What a year it has been. The past 365 days have absolutely flown by, 
each one leaving behind it new memories, new lessons, + new adventures.

 It has been the sweetest journey, and that journey is really just beginning!

More coming soon. =)
-Chels

24 comments:

  1. It can take your breath away when you think about how time flies.

    13 years ago I was in the same position you are now.
    So much has happened since then... BUT we still talk about and reminisce on our whirlwind year.


    Congrats and blessings to you!



    ~Elizabeth

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  2. SO MUCH LOVE FOR YOU TWO. (Source of excited capital letters primarily caused by a certain happy envelope in the mail today containing an even more beautiful invite :))

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  3. What a beautiful sight, seeing you so in love with your man! You have been such a shining beacon of light and hope to young ladies who struggle with waiting for their perfect man to come into their lives. I feel honored that you're willing to share some of this part of your life with us! Looking forward to seeing what I'm sure will be a beautiful wedding! <3

    P.S. Four Bontrager weddings in ONE year. Wowza! :)

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  4. Ohhh, I love this so much!!!!! I couldn't be more happy or excited for you dear. -Hannah Canfield

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  5. It's amazing what even a little time can do :) Lovely photo ;)

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  6. You all are adorable! Congratulations!

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  7. That is so sweet, Chels! So happy for you!!!

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  8. Our invite came today! Thanks for sharing all the pics of you two together!

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  9. Sooooo sweet! I'm so thrilled for you two! <3

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  10. So excited for you, girl! God bless your marriage. :)

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    1. Yes you are! =) I have an invite sitting here for you and I have been searching high and low for your address but to no avail. =( I believe we lost it when we transferred to our new email server; I had it saved in old emails but lost those. Could you email it to me? chelsyrenee91@gmail.com

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  12. I would love to come but not sure I could make it. We are still doing harvest at my new job and working 7 days a week yet.

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    1. Totally understand either way, but hope you can make it!

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  13. You are BEYOND gorgeous, inside + out Chels dear! So over the moon for you+John. He is a blessed man.:)

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  14. So exciting to see how God works! So happy for you both! Praying these last wedding details fall into place & that you both have a special, blessed day. <3

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  15. LOVE this, sis! God answers prayers and you and John are perfect together.

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  16. You two just look like you were always meant to be together. The next step of the journey will be a wild roller coaster ride. Hang on tight and you will have an amazing journey!

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    1. Yes it will, and already is! Thankfully we are both a little on the wild side anyhow so we love the adventure. =) Thanks!

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  17. Chels, we are so excited for you! We can't wait for your big day!! May the Lord continue to bless you in your new adventures!
    HUGS,
    Mackenzie W

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    1. Hey girl! Aww, I'm SO EXCITED to see y'all! So thrilled that you are coming!

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  18. I am so happy for you two ! You are beautiful couple ! And by the way, you have pretty outfit on this picture. May I ask you where did you buy it ? May son's weeding is coming and I am looking for something beautiful and modest. Thank you !

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    1. I'm afraid I can't be much help-the skirt was borrowed from my sister + the top I got at a consignment store!
      I get most of my dresses used. But a few stores that I love are Neesees Dresses, Dainty Jewells, Mikarose, and The Skirt Outlet. Check them out! Also Amazon can be a great resource!

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