Lisa and I were married 10 years ago today. Yes, married on April Fool’s Day. We wanted the first free Saturday in April and it just happened to work out that way. It didn’t bother either one of us, so we booked it. Turns out most people don’t want to get married on April 1st, so we had no problem booking locations, flowers, entertainment, etc. It was held in a mansion at the college that we had both graduated from (and at which I was still working). There was only about 130 people there, some of whom I don’t think I’ve seen since. Some, I’d be happy never to see again. Aside from us, the highlight of the reception was the fact that we served PEEPS as hor dourves.
I am incredibly lucky. I have someone who is not only a great mother to our two children, but also someone I can count on to stick by me. I’ve been through the worst times of my life with her at my side and she’s still here. Sometimes, no, most of the time, I think she’s crazy for having done so.
So today Lisa and I are taking a little vacation. We can’t really afford it, but sometimes you just have to look past that and celebrate the positive. We won’t be gone for long or even that far. When you have kids, it’s hard to get any time away, so this is special. They’ll stay with grandma and grandpa, and we’ll have the day to ourselves.
Since I won’t be dealing with orders this weekend, customers who place orders today and wish us a happy anniversary in the comments section of the cart will get 10% off the in-stock items on that order. One percent for each of the years Lisa and I have been married.