I try not to talk too much about my personal life on Once Wed, but I
couldn’t resist saying happy 2 year anniversary to my wonderful husband,
Brett. My husband is a simple man and I love him for that. He is
incredibly honest, selfless, and kind with everyone he meets and
always encourages me to see the best in people and in life. After my father got sick, I knew whoever I married would have to be ok with us a package deal and Brett was. When my father
became unable to live by himself, he moved him in with us and helps me
balance the daily responsibilities of caring for a disabled parent. He’s the best.

In a world where so many things are uncertain, I am so glad to have Brett by my side. I am a better person because of him and will always think the world of him for accepting me exactly for who I am. Brett, I love you so much…

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Comments (28)

Sara | Reply

Congratulations! He sounds like a great guy. Love the site.

Hannah | Reply

Happy anniversary, sister. I love you both so much.

ELizabeth | Reply

Emily, I want to add my support to your comments. The two of you have done an incredible job of balancing your family and professional lives…but never losing sight of which one will bring you blessings and joy. We are all very proud of you. The Wagners

Alex | Reply

Congratulations! I am about to get married and we’re struggling over the decision to move in my disabled mother. It is so encouraging to see you guys are still happy and together even after taking on a responsibility like caring for a sick parent. Any advice?

Tara | Reply

Congratulations. What a great picture of you two. Keep up the great work.

DL | Reply

Congratulations on 2 years!

MeredithN | Reply

So sweet. Congrats you guys!

Once Wed | Reply

Hey Alex. Why don’t you shoot me an email and we can touch base? Thanks

Carrie Patterson | Reply

Congrats Emily! Thanks for sharing your story.

Amy@OldSweetSong | Reply

Happy Anniversary! Very sweet.

Kyle | Reply

Congrats! Precious pic… The look on your face is pure bliss! I love it!

chelsea {oh my deer} | Reply

yay yay yay! i’m so blessed to know people like you. you two are one amazing duo.

Darci | Reply

Beautiful picture and beautiful post! Happy Anniversary to you both…

courtney {flush designs} | Reply

congrats to you both!! love is so sweet!

chelsea Fuss | Reply

Happy Anniversary! You inspire me, Emily!

Rosie | Reply

What a great story. I admire you for taking a parent in. What a tough way to start off married life, but it sounds like you both are thriving and happy.

Rebecca | Reply

congrats, Emily & Brett! what a loving story you have–hope you do something as wonderful for yourselves as you do for us each day here! ox

Indie | Reply

Happy anniversary! I couldn’t be happier for all of you. It sounds like an ideal union and situation.

Jen@GreenWeddingShoes | Reply

Happy Anniversary! Such a cute pic of you both!

Ian | Reply

Congrats! You both look like a wonderful couple!

Jaime | Reply

Blessed 2nd Anniversary to you and Brett! Such a loving couple and wonderful story to share. God bless you two heaps! :)

Elizabeth | Reply

First off, happy anniversary,and here is to many more! I LOVE your blog! I found it through another and I have enjoyed all the gorgeous photos. I have been happily married for 25 years,and not looking to do it over again, but I have a daughter that will need some fun resources when the time comes. Keep up the great work!

Jessica Lynn | Reply

aww happy anniversary!

Dom | Reply

Congratulations!!! Keep up the good work, I love this site!

miss pickles press | Reply

wishing many years of wedded bliss to you and brett! happy anniversary.

LK | Reply

I’m late to say this, but wishing you both another amazing year of marriage. You’re a blessing to the wedding world. Wishing you and B the best!

joy thigpen | Reply

this is what i get for taking a week off…i’m a week late to wish you…happy anniversary!!! You guys are awesome and I have so much respect for you both. I’m so happy for you! Of all the exciting things lately, this is certainly a big one!