S: Celebrating A Year of Love!
BC: of 2011- 2012
1: Tom, I am so madly in love with you that there are no words to express it. You have made me a better person and I absolutely love every minute we spend together. This first year of our relationship has been a dream and full of unforgettable memories. From our first date to the Tennessee home opener to visiting Colorado and meeting my entire family. This book represents all that we have done in the first year of our relationship and the places we have gone and enjoyed together. I love you so much and so grateful that God has put you in my life. xoxo Happy Anniversary! Love Always, Marina
3: Our First Date was to the Tennessee Home Opener
5: Date Nights
6: "I love you, not only for what you are, But for what I am when I am with you." -Roy Croft
9: "The more you laugh the longer you live" | "Good times are even better when they are shared"
10: The "So You Think You Can Dance" concert came to Memphis and I contacted Tom for tickets so my friends and I could attend the show. Little did I know, the request for these tickets would lead to the start of our amazing relationship! It was also the night I told Tom "I Love You" for the first time. Tuesday October 18th, 2012
11: Tom also got me and my friends back stage passes so we could meet the dancers of the show. Including the winner of season 8, Melanie Moore (left). And I taught Clarice Ordaz (right) at San Diego Elite UDA camp.
12: Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, "Tonight is Halloween!" - Dexter Kozen | Sandi and Danny
13: Retro 80's Mix | Trick or Treat!
14: Las Vegas for Tom's 30th Birthday
16: Although we were in Vegas for Tom's birthday, he was so sweet to take me to my favorite store in the world, Tiffany & Co. There he bought me a beautiful T&Co. necklace. The first of many....
20: St. Jude Half Marathon Dec. 3, 2011
21: Tom came in 4th in his age group and 30th out of 6,783 participants! Watching Tom run this marathon was so special to me because it was the first time I witnessed his true love and passion for running!
22: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days
23: A Season of Love and Laughter | Family Is The Best Part Of
24: We went To Stix for dinner with friends and then went downtown to the Peabody Hotel to ring in the New Year!
25: For Valentines Day, Tom surprised me with tickets to the Rascal Flats Concert in Birmingham Alabama!
26: Grizz Gala
28: I finally got my Tiffany's Ring!! SO SPECIAL! A promise to be with Tom forever!
29: Time to go Boating!!
33: Lori and Steve's Trip To Memphis
34: While Tom worked for a little bit, I took Mom and Dad around campus to look at the Centennial Tigers.
35: Later, we went to Katie's reveal party! She cut the cake to fine pink frosting inside!
37: Always a New Adventure
38: Mom and Dad also got to experience their very first NBA Play Off Game
39: Private Tour of FedExForum and Memphis Grizzlies Locker Room
40: Toms Baptism
43: Tom was Baptized on April 29, 2012. It was the most amazing moment hat we had experienced together. Both of our families were there to witness the ceremony and Tom's declaration of Faith.
44: Italian Fest
47: Tom and I moved in together in June and he also secured tickets for Jessie Underwood, Tracy Robinson, Rita Turner and I to see the Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour.
48: in Colorado
50: Day in Boulder, Colorado!
51: Our first stop was at South Mouth Wing Stop. The place was decorated in Tiger and Grizzlies memorabilia. | Took a picture in-between a real boulder. | Pi Kappa Phi in Boulder at University of Colorado
52: During our day in Boulder, Tom and I sneaked into Folsum Field to run across the Football Field.
53: After Boulder Tom and I went to Red Rocks Amphitheater.
54: Something Tom really wanted to do on our vacation to Colorado was go on a Brewery Tour.
58: Our trip concluded by going to a Rockies game and celebrating my birthday. | Dinner at BeauJo's. My favorite pizza place
60: One Year Later! We celebrated our first date the same way we did a year ago, by attending the Tennessee Home Opener. It rained just like it did the year before and we enjoyed the day completely in love and reminiscing on the memories from a year ago.
62: While Tom and I were in Knoxville celebrating our first date anniversary, Addison Clair was born. We were half way to Knoxville when Katie went into labor and I wanted Tom to turn around and head to the hospital. Tom said, "I've missed all my other nieces and nephews birthday's, this one wont be any different. Onward to Knoxville!" So, on our way home we stopped by Katie and John's house to meet precious little Addison.
64: Our Anniversary had arrived! Tom sent me flowers at work and then we had the most romantic dinner at Restaurant Iris! | One Year Anniversary!
67: Our dinner table was decorated when we arrived and the menu wished us Happy One Year Anniversary! It was so special and a night we will both never forget!