My boyfriend and I are certainly two people who are always out for the next adventure – or maybe, I am and he’s just willing to be dragged along. I love to go to new places, I love to try new things. I’ve recently started getting bored so easily that I’ve had to reevaluate how to spend my weekends.
And while adventures are definitely fun, nothing makes me happier than the traditions we’ve managed to hold on to during our three years of dating. They aren’t anything expensive or exotic – but they’re ours, and I love them!
They didn’t necessarily become traditions on purpose. We didn’t set out one day and say “let’s make sure we do this every year!” But the opportunities have fallen in our laps every year, it’s something we love to do, and we make sure to set time aside to do them.
One of our traditions includes visiting a sunflower field every summer – it was in the very beginning stages of our relationship and it just stuck. You can see a photo from every year here. Another has been going apple picking then peeling and coring them for homemade apple sauce. We also always go pumpkin picking and carve them to spooky movies!
We added a new tradition last year of picking out a christmas tree with our dog in tow and decorating it together. Traditions are just as special as new adventures and I’m so excited to have someone to do them with.
Tell me about one of your traditions in the comments! I love to hear what other people find special.