Monday, October 4, 2010

Six Years



We celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary this weekend. I think it's been our favorite anniversary so far. We didn't go on a special getaway or even out for a nice dinner. We were home the entire day working on the nursery and it felt wonderful.

Our vision for the nursery has evolved over the last several months. This has been due to our budget and the decorating resources that are available. And as all of our house projects go, we've been following our instincts along the way.

But I'm so thrilled to say that Hubby has finished the painting, the wood floors have been mopped, and today the antique French armoire was moved in. Everything else will hopefully come together very soon!

A lot of the final details are now dependent on the postal system. This is because I've tried to avoid the arduous task of driving into the city and have ordered several things online. Not too long ago, a trip into the big city was something to look forward to. But at seven months pregnant, my feet begin to swell and my back begins to ache just thinking about it!

Happy October wishes to you. xo

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  1. Happy Anniversary! Looking forward to seeing some pics of the nursery.

    Sarah Elizabeth x x

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  2. Gratulations for your 6 years, and your husbonds birthday. Was it on the 29th? Same as me :-) I am also 40. Again. That lie will expire next year when I turn 50, I guess?

    How lovely to read about your pregnency. I am following a Norwegian blog where the owner, Camilla, show cute baby clothes etc. If you want to see, check:

    http://www.camillasvidunderligeverden.com/

    And since you live in US, maybe you already have see Sandy Fosters blog? If not, this is her address:

    http://myshabbystreamsidestudio.blogspot.com/

    Just like you, she must be really hardworking, full og ideas and have probably a nice husbond who helps.
    Have a nice week!

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  3. Happy 6th Anniversary! Take it easy, rest and prepare for those babies.
    How I wish I was nearby to lend a hand for holding and helping with newborns. Funny how it seemed to be such a big job then, and now I think I could do it blind-folded! Twins are incredible.
    Enjoy many more happy days to come.
    Looking forward to seeing the nursery.
    pve

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  4. Congratulations to you both!
    I'm sure you spent the weekend celebrating in the VERY best way - what could be better than preparing the room for your much longed for child....
    Hugs
    Rose H
    Oh! Forgot to say your wedding photo is beautiful.

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  5. Oh, Trina, what a delightful post! Yes, this will be the last anniversary for you to celebrate alone as a couple ☺. I can't wait to see the nursery - when is the big unveiling for us?! J x

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  6. Happy Anniversary to you both! What a beautiful bride you were! I was pregnant with our twins when we celebrated our 6th anniversary as well - so exciting!
    Take care & enjoy setting up that nursery!
    Renata:)

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  7. Congratulations on your Anniversary, Trina.

    Following your instincts has resulted in a home of perfection, doubt the nursery will be anything less.

    What a perfect way to spend your Anniversary.

    Sandy K
    xxx

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  8. Happy Belated Anniversary! Sometimes just staying in and having a quiet evening at home is the best. Can't wait to see the nursery.

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  9. Happy Anniversary! What an exciting year you're having/about to have!

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  10. Hi Trina, first of all congratulations on your anniversary. It sounds like things are coming along nicely with your nursery - I would love to see a photo of that French armoire - it must be beautiful! Decorating a nursery is such a wonderful thing to do - make sure you have a very comfy chair and a nightlight! Ciao, bella!

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  11. Can not wait to see the nursery!

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  12. Congratulations on both your anniversary and impending blessed arrival! Readying the nursery is a special time, filled with incomparable anticipation. Hope you will share photos when it's finished!
    ~Margaret

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  13. Congratulations on your sixth anniversary ...what a wonderful seventh to look forward to.

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  14. I love to think of you, pregnant, so happy and finally receiving the blessings you had always hoped for! It's such a special time for you two!
    I am sure the nursery will be amazingly beautiful, you are so talented.
    Wishing all of you cozy autumn days,
    xo Dawn

    p.s. thanks for the kind and lovely notes you leave for me, i am always so happy to hear from you!

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  15. What a sweet story. Congradulations on your anniversary and...your baby is almost here!

    Seeing packages arrive in the mail is also fun. I love to see the UPS truck show up with my fabric.

    Kelly

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  16. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!! I was an autumn bride too! It's such a beautiful time of year.

    Can't wait to see a sneak peek of the nursery!
    xo,
    ~R.

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  17. Happy Anniversary! What a perfect way to celebrate. :)

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  18. What a lovely, magic way of celebrating your anniversary!
    We have been working on "the nursery project" last week, it is so thrilling, isn't it?
    I really would like to see some pics of the works in progress.
    Hugs from Italy and a kiss to the belly!
    Francesca

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  19. Congratulations!
    Your home is beautiful...I'm sure the nursery will be precious!
    Tammy :-)

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  20. Hi Trina,
    Ohhhh I can't wait until you share images! What a happy and exciting time in your life, and a belated Congarts on your anniversary!!

    Northern Light

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  21. Happy Anniversary. So great you can enjoy each other in the simplest ways!

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  22. Happy Anniversary! Can't wait to see the 'nursery reveal'!!!

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  23. So happy for you - made me a bit teary remembering that wonderful "planning the nursery " time.

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  24. So funny how in the blog world we don't know each other, but yet I am truly so excited for you and your husband. Your excitement and bliss is so tangible. Many blessings to you all.

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  25. Congratulations to you both! I can't wait to see photos of your nursery - I am sure that it is fabulous~
    Have a wonderful week,
    xx

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  26. What a perfect way to spend an anniversary !
    Many good wishes for many more years and maybe many more babies :)
    I look forward to seeing the photos of the nursery when you are ready.

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  27. Happy Anniversary to you both! We will be celebrating ours this Wed :)Cant wait to see what you have been up to in the nursery :)

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  28. I am so glad your special day was a good one. We are all waiting to see the nursery. If it looks like the rest of the house it will be perfection. Take care of yourself the next few weeks. It's almost time!!!!
    I have spent the week shopping for wedding attire. My daughter is to be married on Nov. 5th. We are both experiencing great milestones in life. Happy, happy times. Before you know it you too will be the mother of the bride...and groom! :)

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  29. Happy, Happy Anniversary to you and sweet Mike!!

    xo,
    j.

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  30. Trina,
    Congratulations on your special day! It sounds like it couldn't have been a nicer day spent together.
    I'm looking forward to see what you do with the nursery. I'm sure it will be classic and charming perfect for your family and your farmhouse!
    Take care of yourselves ~ :)
    Sarah

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  31. Congratulations to you and your hubby! I love the nesting phase of being pregnant. Enjoy every minute of it. I am sure you are though.

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  32. Happy anniversary!!! Hope you will show the nursery when it is done. :)

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  33. I cannot wait to see photos of the nursery! I know it will be nothing short of stunning. Good luck in your next few months. :) Such a wonderful time. Treasure every moment because you will look back on it often.

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  34. Happy happy anniversary! What a sweet way to spend your day! Hope you are feeling well....I can totally relate to the swollen feet and sore back right now at nearly 8 months...its a killer. Thank God for the internet, right?!

    Hugs,

    Gail

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  35. Oh, I just can hardly wait to see the nursery!

    Congrats on 6 years of marriage!

    You two seem to have a deep friendship...those make for the sweetest marriages!

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  36. Happy 6th Anniversary Trina and Hubby! It sounds like it was a WONDERFUL day and what a precious way to spend the day working on your new nursery. Oh how I relate to how you're feeling about shopping now...I remember well what it was like the 5 times I was expecting. Such special times. Enjoy every minute of it...even the less than comfortable times. Maura :)

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  37. Happy Anniversary!!! I hope that I find the type of love you and your hubby share!! Keep off your feet and rest, your babies will be in your arms soon!

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  38. Happy Anniversary! And decorating a nursery is so much fun, I loved doing it for both of my children! Picking out those special things to fill the room with love is always the best feeling!

    Kat :)

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  39. Congratulations to you both! You have everything in the right perspective, I am so happy for you. I cannot wait to see the post on your nursery.

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  40. Congradulations! What an incredible year this is for you, a dream come true. Can't wait to see everything! Hugs, Joyce

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  41. hi trina and mike,

    happy anniversay. i wish you would have posted the pic of you and your entire wedding party. prob my all time fav wedding pic.

    ~janet

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  42. Hi Janet,
    We opted to not have a wedding party. Our dog Lucy stood in for best man and maid of honor...she even wore a pearl necklace. ; )
    Trina

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  43. Happy 6th Anniversary, this time next year you'll be chasing after two little ones! What a lovely thought! Thought of you the other day when I was looking at Hallmark ornaments, they had the cutest little "onesies" ornaments in pink & blue that said "My 1st Christmas," you should check them out on-line when you have a moment! And again, Happy Anniversary!

    Mary

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  44. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!
    How appropriate you all spent the afternoon decorating the nursrey.

    Looking forward to seeing how it all comes together. That French armoire sounds like it's fabulous.
    Great idea shopping from home. Great way to compare prices and really take your time and figure out what you want.

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  45. Oh Happy Anniversary!!!
    What a nice way to spend your anniversary!!
    Cant wait to see that nursery!!!

    Blessings!!

    Deborah xoxo

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  46. trina, that's the pic i'm talking about. you posted it a long time ago of you three. unless i'm hallucinating, which could def be the case.

    ~janet

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  47. Janet,
    OH! Yes, I did post it once. Sorry, I have severe pregnancy brain! ; )
    xoxoTrina

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  48. Happy Anniversary! Our anniversary was on the 3rd. We celebrated our 12th by taking our 3 littles out to sushi with us (they didn't have sushi though). Something enjoyable that we as farmers don't get to do too often!
    Looking forward to seeing the nursery: what fun!!

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  49. A Happy, most very special, Anniversary to both of you!! The next six are going to be even more amazing than these last were...doubly amazing!! :)

    Lot's of love and congratulations...
    J~

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  50. Congratulations to the both of you, have a truly wonderful year. Mimi x

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  51. Congrats to you and your hubby! I am so happy for you both, what an exciting time you are having:)

    Amy R.

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  52. Congratulations on six years! I can't wait to see how the nursery turns out, it sounds beautiful so far.

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  53. CONGRATS TO YOU BOTH, TRINA! You are both just adorable, you know that? The nursery sounds like it's going to be just as beautiful as the rest of your house. Can hardly wait to see how it turns out! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  54. Congratulations on 6 years and the babies! What an exciting time! Can't wait to see pictures of the nursery!

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  55. congratulations! a pregnant anniversary can't be beat!

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  56. Congratulations. You two are very lucky to have each other and blessed to have sweet babies on the way. Enjoy your day.

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  57. Happy anniversary! Hope you had a lovely, lovely day. Can't wait to see the nursery - if it is as beautiful as the rest of your wonderful house it will be truly gorgeous. Leigh

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  58. Happy Anniversary. Six years. Wow. I've made it to almost 42..
    Can't wait to see the nursery. French armoire, hardwood floors, OH MY!!

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  59. Congratulations to you both, and what a special time it is right now! so glad you had a lovely day!

    jxxxx

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  60. Happy Anniversary! I can't think of a better way to celebrate your special day......I am so, so happy for you and hubby! ;>)

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  61. Happy 6th year Anniversary! You guys are such a good looking couple. Love your simple style wedding dress.
    Can't wait to see what you got for the babies nursery. All the best, Lori

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  62. Happy (belated) anniversary Trina. Here's to fifty more :)

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  63. So happy things are going well for you. Good luck!

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  64. I was just thinking that this was the same picture that you used in your post on infertility in June when you told us about your much awaited and anticipated little ones. I know your journey has been hard, but I believe with all my heart that you and your husband have been waiting for specific individuals with a calling and a purpose that is their very own. It was not yet time. But now it is. The harvest is near. Blessings as you pray and wait!

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  65. Happy Anniversary! I just love your blog and the warm fuzzy countryside feeling it gives me!!

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  66. sounds like a lovely way to spend your anniversary!

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  67. Congrats on six years!

    Cute blog, just stumbled across it :)

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  68. Congratulations on your anniversary! What an exciting time in your life! Just think, next anniversary you will have your precious little ones to enjoy! I can't wait to see the nursery. God Bless! Carla

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  69. Happy anniversary and congrats on your pregnancy! Not too long now!

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  70. Congratulations on your anniversary - and the impending birth. How exciting!

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  71. Happy anniversary Trina. This is a special one for sure. Sounds like things are coming along just beautifully. I'm off to read more as it's been a while since I've visited you.
    xo

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  72. I enjoyed reading about your lovely home in the Country Living magazine!

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