the sunday currently, advance edition: it's our one-year anniversary! [volume 56].

a year ago, today.

As of today, Justin & I have been married for 365 days, which I think is amazing. It feels like yesterday that I was heading down to Nottoway with my family, & Justin was heading in to Shreveport from Wilmington, & we were preparing for our wedding, flanked by our closest family & friends. As I reflect on our last year of marriage, I'm overwhelmed with a feeling of gratitude for having such a caring, loving, funny, & responsible husband. I can't wait to see all that lies in store for our life together! 

To celebrate our anniversary, we took a little road trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Ever since our visit back in February of this year - see here, here, here, here, here, & here - we have been smitten with the Holy City. It seemed only fitting to celebrate in a place we enjoyed so much last time. Since this is an advance edition of The Sunday Currently - I'm writing it on Friday night around 9:30 p.m. - I'm going to go ahead and guess that I will have many, many photos to share with you all, a small portion over here, & a large portion over on Sidda Snaps. And later on today, we'll be enjoying thawed-out, year-old wedding cake. Here's to life & love!

C  U  R  R  E  N  T  L  Y  .  .  .  

R E A D I N G the Ask Reddit thread obsessively each night before bed. 
W R I T I N G over on Sidda Writes & loving it. I have big plans & dreams for that space.
L I S T E N I N G to documentaries as I type this post out. Tonight, we've watched Top Ten UFO Sightings & The Most Dangerous Drug. We've been watching many such things on Netflix recently.
T H I N K I N G that I feel very blessed & lucky to have a great husband. 
S M E L L I N G freshly painted nail polish. In anticipation for our anniversary trip, I painted my nails "Cocktail Dress," by Ciate. This is the color that I was wearing when Justin & I got engaged a little less than two years ago!
W I S H I N G we could have brunch in Charleston every Sunday.
H O P I N G Justin & I have had a lovely little visit to the Holy City.
W E A R I N G an outfit fit for adventure, I'm sure.
L O V I  N G Justin.
W A N T I N G a lovely rest of the weekend. Though Justin & I have had a lot of time for relaxation over the past couple of days, today will be the day to get back in line for the week to come.
N E E D I N G to study a lot this week... my first statistics test is quickly approaching.
F E E L I N G happy. 
C L I C K I N G nothing this weekend. 


photos: our wedding | taken one year ago | by Shana Burke


siddathornton said…
I can't believe it's been a whole year! I feel like I was just reading your "ABOUT TO GET MARRIED EEE" posts :) so much love to you both!
siddathornton said…
I love your two wedding photos you posted a long with this. Stunning!!
siddathornton said…
Yay!! I was just at a wedding last night and now I'm definitely going to find your wedding posts. You are/were such a beautiful bride!
siddathornton said…
Happy Anniversary! Enjoy the day :)
siddathornton said…
Happy anniversary, Lauren!! I'm sure that you and Justin are having an amazing time in Charleston.
siddathornton said…
Have fun in Charleston. At least it's cooling off!
siddathornton said…
thanks! it was wonderful - we ate brunch outside today, & it felt perfect.
siddathornton said…
thank you so much, sarah! we had a great little trip. brunch out on the porch this morning was the best.
siddathornton said…
thank you kristin! :)
siddathornton said…
thank you so much, jen - what a sweet thing to say :)
siddathornton said…
thanks, i love them, too! shana did a great job.
siddathornton said…
i can't believe it's been an entire year, either! :) thank you so much, betsy!
siddathornton said…
I hope you are having a lovely time in Charleston!!
siddathornton said…
Congratulations! I love Charleston, but I haven't been there since I was 10 years old. I can't wait to see your photos! And that's awesome that you remember the nail polish you were wearing and decided to wear it again. So sweet. And neat. :)
siddathornton said…
we had such a great little trip! i can't wait to go back.
siddathornton said…
we love it, too, & we can't wait to go back! i'm glad i remembered the nail polish - i thought that was a sweet little touch :)

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