August 16

A year ago today, I woke up early in Nashville, Tennessee. Bart and I spent the day driving a Budget truck with our car behind it towards Pittsburgh, the last stop before we arrived in Boston.

During the drive that day, we listened to The Hunger Games, discussed some of the logistics of moving in, and daydreamed about what life in Boston would be like.

It was also our fourth wedding anniversary.

Today is our fifth wedding anniversary. We’re back in Texas, and our family looks a little different now.

I think it looks even better.

 (Photo by Bethany Jackman)

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  1. So happy! I've been thinking about you making all the big moving changes and hoping that all was going well. I hope life settles down a little for the next bit! Enjoy that sweet girl 🙂

  2. Happy anniversary and happy "mommying".

    Random nosiness: Have you found a permanent place to live, or are you going to rent and search?

  3. How exciting! What a year it has been for all of you. I love the picture. What a sweet family. And…may I just say that you look incredible?!

  4. Wishing you a wonderful anniversary and many more. What a lovely family picture. Glad to see that your husband arrived safely.

  5. Welcome back to Texas! People don't seem to leave this state for long. Hope the little one enjoyed her short stay in Boston.

  6. I don't think I realized you lived out in Nashville! Shoot, too bad I didn't know you then, it would have been fun to meet 🙂

    How is Texas, are you enjoying it? I can imagine it's pretty hot out there right now.

    Love the family picture – sooo cute!! And you are back to being as tiny as ever 😉

  7. Such a sweet post and picture. Hope you guys had a wonderful anniversary and are enjoying your time back in Texas. Looking forward to hearing more!

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