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We can hardly believe it’s been four years since we woke up at the crack of dawn to watch Kate Middleton marry Prince William in what can only be considered the most highly anticipated wedding of the decade. While memories of their Westminster Abby nuptials and Kate’s iconic Alexander McQueen wedding dress, will be forever ingrained in our minds, there’s plenty more to be excited about for this couple on their fourth anniversary.
There’s no word on whether Will went with a traditional anniversary gift — fruit or flowers — or with something more modern. In contemporary times, couples exchange appliances on the fourth anniversary, but we’re willing to bet Kate isn’t in need of a new stove or mixer. One thoughtful gift that would be perfectly inline with classic anniversary gifting? A bouquet of Lily of the Valley, the very same flower Kate toted down the aisle on her wedding day.
According to People, there’s one gift that royal watchers are hoping that Kate will give William today — baby number two! Fans of the royal couple are anxiously awaiting word that the next royal heir will be born today and have, unsurprisingly, camped out in front of the Lindo wing of St. Mary’s hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge will give birth.
Strange as it may be, it’s not entirely unlikely. As of Monday, Kate was reportedly four days past her due date and the royal parents-to-be were considering inducing labor. Whether their baby arrives today or not, the happy couple will spend the day together in celebration. “They will be spending it privately,” a Kensington Palace spokesperson told Us Weekly of their anniversary plans, which is exactly what we’d expect of the surprisingly down-to-earth pair.
In honor of their anniversary, take a look back at their memorable wedding day in our slideshow of the best royal wedding moments!