Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 25th Anniversary, Pink Peonies & a Strawberry Martini!

So last Saturday, June 25th marked our 6th year wedding anniversary {although we've been together for nearly 16 years since our Bruin college days}! We've been so busy fixing up our house to make it "livable," that I told my hubby that I really wanted to keep our anniversary simple {you know the jeans, sneakers & t-shirt variety}. So he canceled the reservations to the swanky restaurant, and instead we opted for dinner & a movie {did I mention we saw Jamie Foxx hanging out that night?!?!}. We ended up eating at Cheesecake Factory {one of our favorite restaurants} and watching "Super 8." Thanks to grandma & grandpa by the way, for the babysitting on our rare night out sans kiddos! :)

Anyway, here are some pictures that I'd like to share in honor of our anniversary. The first picture below is of one of my favorite wedding pictures taken - it is my hubby and I kneeling at the altar ahead with a view from 1/2 of the aisle. The second photo is of the anniversary peonies that my hubby picked up from Trader Joe's for me as a morning suprise. I put it in a simple Fleur de Lis pitcher that I purchased not long after we closed escrow on our home. I LOVE peonies! In fact, I had some peonies incorporated into my wedding bouquet on my wedding day. And lastly, the 3rd picture is of the tasty, Strawberry Martini that I had at Cheesecake Factory on our anniversary date. Did you know that they use 8 fresh strawberries to make this custom martini? It's quite good if you haven't already tried it from there. :) By the way, sorry for the fuzzy pics. I still can't find my camera {still lost amongst our boxes}, so for now I've been taking pics with my phone camera, which is of really low quality! Hopefully I'll find my camera soon!


A Rosy Note said...

Happy Anniversary! Love those peonies and that strawberry martini looks so good :)

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Thank you! I really appreciate you stopping by to leave a lovely comment. It actually means a lot, since I really admire your beautiful & gorgeous blog!!! ~Jess

Red Rose Alley said...

I just saw your blog on A Rosy Note. What a special anniversary celebration. I had a big celebration on our 25th 6 years ago. I am from Southern Calif. also. Me and my daughters just started a new blog, and we would love it if you could visit us and follow. The link is: I will be your first follower. Hope to hear from you, and have a sweet day.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Sherri. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Thank you also for wanting to be my first follower - that'll defintely be a milestone for me on this blog! ;) I will be sure to check out your blog & follow you as well. It's great to see other fellow "Southern Cali Bloggers" out there! Thank you again & have a lovely day.


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