Friday, December 02, 2011

Two Years and Counting

Today we complete two years of being married. And it's been a great ride so far*. 

We had a small, pleasant dinner with family today. In a few hours, we are off to Kerala for a holiday. We intend to relax by the lake side, where I will read and my husband** will take pictures. We will spend a day in a houseboat which will be all to ourselves***. And we will explore Kochi. I am really looking forward to this, and I need to go now and pack so that I am not short of books, clothes or sunscreen (in that order!).

For our anniversary, Nike gifted me the entire Tintin collection. *big grin*. I ordered a whole bunch of things for him but they are all coming from abroad and the shipment has been delayed so I can't talk about it till they are here. :-(

Since his gifts have been delayed, I decided to order a very special cake for now. I happened to hear about this lady who makes gorgeous novelty cakes and got in touch with her; we discussed themes in great detail, she sent some designs and finally this is what she made for us:



Isn't it the the most fabulous cake ever? I'm totally, utterly, completely wowed by it. 

* On the days when we fight , I console myself by saying that atleast we haven't yet killed each other. Though my family and friends predict that it will be Nike who will eventually kill himself for having to deal with me! With friends like this.....
** It took me two whole years to start referring to him as 'my husband'. For the longest time, I couldn't bring myself to say the word. So much so that I would tell random people that he was my boyfriend or my friend, simply because I couldn't say the word out loud. I've finally learnt to say it, and I'm now enjoying how it sounds.
*** Well, except the boatmen and the cook of course, and I wouldn't want to get on to any houseboat without them!

8 comments:

Preeti said...

:)
Happy anniversary! :)
The cake is fabulous! Absolutely suits you guys! :)
Have loads of fun and stay like this forever! :)

Amu said...

Husband....ROFL! Muaahh for staying like this :D

subbulakshmistoned said...

Aw! Congratulations :)

Apoorv Gawde said...

Loooove the cake, would befit Ibn batuta! It is just perfect! Oh and a Happy Anniversary to both of you!

Ramya said...

@Preeti: Thank you so much :-)

@Amu: :-)

@Subbu: Thanks :-)

@Apu: Hehe. Thank you :-)

smartassbride said...

Belated anniversary wishes to you two!

That shipment delay excuse sounds very fishy. May be we should ask Nike if you got him any gifts :|

It's the most gorgeous cake ever, and it's perfect - the suitcases, map - the details are perfect and so appropriate for the kind of travelers you two are!

haathitime.com said...

Thats an adorable cake!
Hopped by here from eMs blog. And now Im following :)

PS: best wishes for the anniversary!

Ramya said...

@SAB: I really appreciate the amount of thought she put into the cake, it was really lovely. And just you wait...I'm going to write a whole post about what I gifted him, to address suspicions like yours :p

@haathitime: Welcome here, and thank you for the wishes :-)

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