I’m pretty sure it was our very first date when I asked Nate how he felt about Disney.

“I mean, I have nothing against Disney, I’ve just only gone a couple of times in my life.”

To this date, that was the only thing I ever felt I need to change about Nathanial. The first time I remember going with him was three months after we began dating, and that evening was the first time he told me he was in love with me. :) We’ve been Disney nerds ever since, and I love that he loves it as much as I do. I truly don’t think I could be with someone who’d begrudgingly join me for a park day. And even though he may scoff at the price of soda in the park, if I fall oh-my-goodness-heels-over-head for a souvenir that I haaaaaaaaave to have, he never gives me a hard time about getting it. And my favorite? Because Nate never went to the parks growing up, he’s really only known how to “do” them the way I do them. So I don’t have to worry about him being a rope drop to park closing marathoner, or worry that he’ll roll his eyes at my attractions of choice. We really visit the Disney parks just like anything else in life- Each on the same frequency as the other.

Who would have ever thought Nathanial would become a Disney world traveler by choice on that first date? Me.

Happiest of birthdays to my handsome Bug. <3

Disneyland Paris with the Roots

15 Responses to “Happy Birthday, Bug”

  1. I love you guys! And Happy Happy Birthday Nate! I hope you have the best day!

  2. Shannon on March 12th, 2014 at 6:25 am | Reply
  3. Happy birthday, Nathan!

  4. Patrick on March 12th, 2014 at 9:57 am | Reply
  5. Happy birthday, Nate! This story is so sweet! I feel the same – a man needs to share my love of Disney and the Parks!

  6. Jenny on March 12th, 2014 at 10:01 am | Reply
  7. Happiest birthday wishes Nate! I hope you are as happy today as the pictures you’ve taken of my family make me!! Can’t wait to hear about what you decided to do!!

  8. Jenn Paul on March 12th, 2014 at 10:07 am | Reply
  9. Happy, happy birthday
    From all of us to you
    We wish it was our birthday
    So we could party too
    Happy, happy birthday
    May all your dreams come true
    We wish it was our birthday
    So we could party too!!!!!
    ps: bonus points if you know which Disney movie this came from :D

  10. Cynthia on March 12th, 2014 at 10:36 am | Reply
  11. Happy birthday Nate! Hope it’s a great one!

  12. Jenn Losco on March 12th, 2014 at 12:28 pm | Reply
  13. Happy birthday Nate!!!

  14. Tracy B on March 12th, 2014 at 12:38 pm | Reply
  15. This is adorable! From one Disney couple (I’m speaking on behalf of David and I), to another, Happy Birthday Nate – may you have a Magical Day! :)

  16. Vy on March 12th, 2014 at 12:49 pm | Reply
  17. Aaaaawwwww
    This is so sweet. Happy birthday Nate, I know it’ll be a great one :)

  18. Sandra on March 12th, 2014 at 12:55 pm | Reply
  19. Love you both! You give me hope :) Happy Birthday!!!

  20. Maxine on March 12th, 2014 at 12:57 pm | Reply
  21. Love, love, love. Happy Birthday Nate!!!!

  22. Casi on March 12th, 2014 at 1:02 pm | Reply
  23. Yall are pretty much the cutest couple on the planet! Hope yall have fun celebrating Nate’s birthday!

  24. Kolby on March 12th, 2014 at 1:13 pm | Reply
  25. Happy Birthday Nate!!

  26. Vanessa on March 12th, 2014 at 3:22 pm | Reply
  27. Happy Birthday Nate! I’m glad that you became a Disney nerd like Jensey. I’m sure all the Disney Brides you’ve shot over the years appreciate it too. :)

  28. Hope at Disneyland on March 12th, 2014 at 4:27 pm | Reply
  29. Happy Birthday Nathan!! So glad you joined the disney side! Hope you have a magical birthday!

  30. Jenni Kane on March 12th, 2014 at 5:20 pm | Reply

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