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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Ruby Anniversary

Mr R and I have celebrated our Ruby Anniversary this weekend. Forty years has gone by so quickly and yet I can hardly remember a time when he wasn't in my life. It seems like it was only yesterday that we were ferrying kids to football and dance class and passing in the driveway with a quick kiss hello.We had talked about how we wanted to celebrate this milestone along with Mr R's big birthday and hence our trip came about as being together is our favourite way to be.
I asked our Daughter who loves dabbling in photography and is in my opinion very good at it if she would mind taking a couple of pics of her Dad and I up at Daisy Hill State Forest to mark the occasion. You never seem to take time out to this as you get older. I wanted them up there as I just love it and  is a very special place to me and has been a venue for fun family get togethers over the years as well.
I thought I would share a couple with you.......who ARE those babies in that photo????
It was a beautiful day and a couple of little wallabies came to see what we were doing and what the shenanigans were all about. We were very poor subjects for a very patient Melissa as we had trouble being serious as you can see and there was lots of laughter...well hysterics almost in some cases and lots of shaking of the head and sighing on her behalf.
I do really love the next photo......
There are lots of other lovely ones but are just for us. Unbeknown to us while we were up in the forest our lovely Daughter-in-law was at home making us a lovely afternoon tea which she and Melissa had been in cahoots about. It was a lovely surprise with the little boys and lots of yummies. Melissa created another gorgeous cake for us and I can tell you it tasted as good as it looks!
Cutting the cake together.....
Of course there is no show without punch or a pair of them actually and both were hanging out for that cake to get cut. Master L did himself proud with his piece and Master C polished off all the strawberries.
and his partner in crime....
We all paid for the sugar hit later on but hey that's what it is all about being with the Family we created together and love so much. Thanks so much for your thoughtfulness and love. xxx
We have been out for a lovely breakfast this morning just the two of us....so here's to many more years together.
Happy 40th Anniversary Dear One,
Love Always Michelle xx

31 comments:

  1. G'day Michelle. Congratulations to you both. How wonderful. Beautiful photos Michelle. Best wishes. Take care. Liz...

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  2. Congratulations. This is a wonderful anniversary. Well done!

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  3. Congratulations Michelle! It does feel strange doesn't it, on the one hand it seems a life time OMG 40 years and on the other is seems like yesterday. Thanks for leaving a comment on my last post xxxxxx

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  4. Oh Michelle how wonderful such a special occassion for you both,your daughter is a good photographer,those pics are gorgeous. Cheers to many more happy years to come to you both.xx

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  5. Congratulations and to Mr R! 40 years is a wonderful achievement and your photos are beautiful. Lovely looking cake too.

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  6. Lovely Piccies Michelle and Congratulations.
    cheers

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  7. Congratulations to you both - 40 years sure is a looong time!

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  8. Congratulation to you and Mr R on 40 years!

    Lisa

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  9. Lovely photos. Congratulations!

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  10. Congratulations Michelle & Mr R, 40 years is such a milestone to be proud of. Your photos brought tears to my eyes, they show such happiness. Melissa is a great photographer & cake maker! Tracee xx

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  11. Well done on reaching your ruby anniversary. Such beautiful photos, and what a gorgeous cake. We are just 6 months ahead of you, and I agree that it is hard to remember life before they came into our lives. Your celebratory trip has been, and ours is just 46 days away. Getting exciting.
    Thanks for sharing such a special day.

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  12. congratulations!!! Love the beautiful photos (especially the funny one)
    Hope there are many more anniversaries to come!

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  13. Congratulations to you both. What a lovely idea to have photos taken and then to find the surprise afternoon tea when you arrived home

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  14. Congratulations! What a special achievement. It is wonderful to see such a happy couple, with such a lovely family. X

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  15. May you always be warmed by each other's smile, Always take time to walk and talk a while,Always know deep down you're each other's best friend, And enjoy the kind of love that grows and knows no end.
    Wishing you a Happy Anniversary

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  16. Congratulations to you both! Wow, 40 years. You must of been so young when you got married. Beautiful photos and devine looking cake. So great to share the day with your family.
    Cath xxx
    @ Bits 'n Bobs

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  17. Wow, looks like you had a perfect day. Congratulations. What darling little grandsons you have
    P.s. your hair looks gorgeous!

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  18. Congratulations to you both. Beautiful photo's. Hugs,

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  19. Congratulations to you both Michelle and Mr R! What lovely photos for the occasion. That cake certainly looked yummy.

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  20. You both look gorgeously serene and totally in love. Congratulations on the anniversary. That's quite a milestone! (and neither of you look old enough to have been married anywhere near that long)

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  21. Happy Anniversary...what a fantastic milestone.

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  22. Michelle what beautiful pictures. I know how time fly's when you are having fun. Congratulations and Happy Anniversary.
    Hugs
    donna

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  23. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!! Oh Michelle I just love those pics - what a wonderful life together you must have!

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  24. Congratulations to you both. Certainly an achievement. The photos are gorgeous and that cake looked like something special.

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  25. Congratulations! What an achievement...40 years with the one you love...the pictures are beautiful and what a lovely cake...congrats Michelle x

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  26. Congratulations Michelle. A wonderful milestone. Wishing you many many more years together. Hugs...

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  27. My Warmest Wishes To You Michelle & MrR... that is a wonderful milestone for you & for the families that have been created from your marriage. Thanks for sharing such precious pics of this time... ♥

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  28. Oh my... I'm a little late with the congrats... but I send them with all my best! I know you would have had a glorious day... full of new memories as well as remembering the old ones! Hugs to you and hubby! xx

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  29. Congratulations to the pair of you-- what an achievement.

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  30. Congratulations to the pair of you-- what an achievement.

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  31. Congratulations Michelle... what a wonderful milestone for you both.... very very special...
    Hugz

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