Tomorrow is our four year anniversary. It seems like it’s been so much longer than just four years because so many enormous life changes have happened during those four years. This year we decided to pick something out together that would work in our home. We’ve been itching to get an umbrella for our patio to make it more user friendly for the rest of the summer.
I saw this umbrella at Home Depot recently and loved the color of it. It reminds me of my favorite color at Ballard Designs, Spa Linen. It’s a great soothing color and looks sharp with the seat cushions. The umbrella is nine feet in diameter and gives plenty of shade to the whole table.
The patio stones need a little perking up thanks to torrential down pouring lately and tons of mulch ending up in the patio area. We have blue hydrangeas and mini boxwoods surrounding the patio. They are small now but it’s amazing how much they’ve grown in just a year.
What do you do for anniversary gifts? Try to find the perfect gift for your spouse or do you choose something together like we did this year?
Elle is smiling more than ever now… here is the best shot I’ve got to prove it so far: