Jan 29, 2009

It's our 15 year Anniversary!!

Dwayne and Sheliza proudly celebrate 15 years of marriage this 29th day of January. We were both only 20 years old with no clue in the world about what our lives would be like later on down the line. We can say that it has been a great big roller coaster ride with many twists and turns, fun times, sad times, crazy times, happy times and a lot of amazing memories. Our choice to get married was not favored by others but we knew we were meant to be together. Nothing and no one was going to stop Dwayne and Shelly from being together!

Check out the looong nails! Hey, when you get your nails done for free, you graciously accept it and move on. My dress, shoes and accessories cost under $75 for everything! Our cake was given to us by a friend as a gift (her mom was a baker). All the food, tables, chairs and the place we got married in was offered up by friends and family.

Dwayne and I did not even want an actual wedding. We wanted to go to the Courthouse and be done with it, but his Aunt convinced us that we had to do it right. Our wedding was done on a $500 budget and I'm glad we did it that way. No Hollywood here!

*If anyone refers to my hair using the words Salt 'n'Pepa or Push it, I will block you! lol!! Kidding*

We honeymooned in the Bahamas (another gift to us) and I really don't know why we were posed like that but something tells me Dwayne made us do it! I would have worn a little dress but it was cold and rainy the whole time we were there. I had to borrow clothes to stay warm since all I packed was a bikini and sundresses. This was the last hour of our time in the Freeport and the sun decided to shine at the last minute!

Everyone wants to know what we are doing for our special day. We will go to lunch, order out for dinner and share some wine and some memories of old times. Nice and simple, just how we like it!

14 comments:

  1. Happy Anniversary ya'll!!!!!Thank you for sharing a part of it with us,the pictures show it all how much in love you were then and now Have a wonderful day

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  2. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!

    You guys were just as gorgeous then as you are now.

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  3. Happy Anniversary you two!!!!

    Loving the throw-back pictures

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  4. Happy Happy Anniversary! Great photos with memories to share. I LOVE to see LOVE especially with a couple that I adore, respect and highly admire.

    Enjoy your special day ;)

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  5. Awwwww, happy anniversary! You made SUCH a gorgeous bride!
    Wishing you many, many more happy years together!

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  6. Happy Anniversary! You were beautiful then and you are beautiful now.

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  7. All I can say is that she truly is a special woman. Beautiful then and beautiful now.

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  8. Happy Anniversary Salt-n-Peppa!!!

    Totally rockin' the hair.- Don't block me. :)

    OMG you are gorgeous, has Dwayne told you that today? Gorgeous!

    Seriously Happy Anniversary!! I hope I am posting on my 15 year anniversary, better yet I hope I am posting on my 5th. I might just kill him if he doesn't get the basement finished, so my baby girl can have a bedroom.

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  9. Happy Anniversary!!! You guys are blessed :)

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  10. I love the photos! Happy Anniversary, I know that you had a great day.

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  11. Happy Belated Anniversary! You too are such an adorable couple. I rarely pop in but I keep up on my reader. I love y'all Vent Wednesday - HILARITY!

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  12. Happy Late Anniversary! We also had a very cheap wedding.. we made everything ourselves and my dress was a store sample I bought for like $100 on ebay. The only thing I wish we'd splurged on was a photographer, people took off with our disposables and now we hardly have any pictures.

    Again, Happy Anniversary! I hope it was a special day for both of you :)

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