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17 Years Ago I said “I Do!”

Like the ole' saying goes, time flies when you're having fun.  17 years ago I said "I Do!" to an amazing man and military life.


After a very short romance…4 months we decided to head to the court house and say our vows.  Of course this did not go over very well with my Mother in Law at first, but we promised a bigger wedding 6 months later.  


While that was a beautiful wedding we've always celebrated July 11th.  

I still get butterflies in my belly. 

He still makes me giggle like crazy.

He always knows how to make a bad day good.

He is my everything. 

Of course let's not get to carried away. He is a man.   He has his moments.  He just doesn't have as many as me. 

This is what I fell in love with 17 years ago…

My Everything

I didn't know 17 years ago I would live out the life of my favorite movie… "An Officer and a Gentleman"  


Tell me you watched this movie… 

Seriously have watched that movie at least 20 times with my mom.  It wasn't the life I wanted being raised an Army brat.  Today I wouldn't change it for the world.  


***Heart is pitter pattering!***

Here we are at the Justice of the Peace…

There was no time to go buy a dress.  I borrowed my dress from my mom.  My wedding band came from Wal-mart as we drove to the court house.  I still wear it today. 

I Do (1)


Such great memories and many more to come.  I'm looking forward to this next move and our adventures in Pensacola.  Everything is coming full circle as we travel back to where we met. 

Before I go I have a card to share.  

  Bootiful Occasions, Stampin' Up!


This card was made using Washi tape and the Silhouette Cameo.  Very similar to the card I posted Monday.  Click HERE if you missed it.  

Bootiful Occasions, Stampin' Up!


I just love the Bootiful Occasions stamp set.  I wanted to use the rain boot becasue we are getting so much rain here in VA.  We are sloshy.  

Below you can see the supplies and you can order any of these supplies from my Online Store HERE.   I've been told my online store has a few issues over the last few days.  If you have trouble placing an online order let me know right away by emailing me at I can help you.  


Stamp set: Bootiful Occasions 126597 Cardstock: Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, Whisper White  Ink:  Basic Black

Accessories:  Silhouette Cameo, MDS Cloud SVG File, Gingham Garden Washi Tape #129314, Brights Candy Dots #130931, Chalk Talk Framelits #129983

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Kimberly Van Diepen, Stampin' Up!

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