This is a blog to keep our family and friends up to date on our lives even though we all live so far away from each other!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Twenty Four

*Sigh* This week has been a long and rough one for me- emotionally.
I feel like I've been on an emotional rollercoaster this week. Ups & Downs. On top of that, I feel like I'm gaining weight- just what I want before I get all dolled up and walk down the aisle, right? Dang it!!
Went and visited my flower girls, aka- my two gorgeous nieces, today in Killeen. The oldest niece, Meme, had swimming lessons! I got a few fun shots of her in the water. The youngest niece was definitely jealous that Meme was in the water. She pouted for a while about it. I got a few fun shots of her, too :)

Carly and My sister, one of my bridesmaids, watching Meme swim!

Meme kicking around the water!

Carly drinking my sweet tea!

Last week, we had a fun guest- Adam West! Old school batman! How fun! It was neat to get to see him walk down our marble stairs and get into his car with his chauffer! Wouldn't that be fun to have someone drive you everywhere??! Ahh...the life,right?

I created a flickr.com page for wedding guests to post their pictures after the wedding. I also went to zazzle.com and created some small business size cards that have the directions of how to login to flickr.com to add pictures to our website once they get home from the wedding and get them downloaded! The little cards are going to look awesome! I'm so looking forward to receiving that package in the mail! WooHoo!
I also created (on zazzle.com) some postcards with our preprinted address on them and pictures of the Austin capitol from the 40s or 50s on it! I cropped and placed the pictures on there, etc all on my own! I figure we're going to give them out in our welcome baskets for out-of-towners and for our guests in general. My plan for them is to write their favorite part of our event and mail it back to us so that we can keep them as souveniers of our wedding weekend :)

Joshua has been doing well. He was out in the field for about a week and just made it home this past week. I am so glad he is back. It never fails to amaze me how much I miss him when I can't talk to him constantly. He's my partner in life and it never fails that when I can't talk to him a lot, I end up with a bajillion things to tell him by the end of the day! I can't wait for him to make it home from Korea... I just can't wait!
Since we are paying for the wedding, we are attempting to collect money so that we can pay for his ticket home but just haven't gotten it together yet. Ah! Money is one of my biggest stressors. We have been successful in planning this wedding and paying for it with cash and no loans, cc's, etc. I will be frustrated if we have to break that for a plane ticket. Boo!

Either way, we have just continued on our "planning path". We are looking forward to getting to next 3 1/2 months outta the way! October 3rd, here we come!!

Until Next Time,
The Future Mrs.!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Twenty Three *First Dance Song!*

It's been quite a week. We had some fun people stay at the hotel over the weekend.
I also think I might've decided on a first dance song.
Of course its an older song, but I love Adele's version.

ahh..Its so great. Adele- To Make You Feel My Love.
I haven't decided for sure, but it makes me want to cry everytime I hear it :)
I am debating between that one and Beyonce- Ave Maria. It's an AMAZING version. It also makes me tear every time I hear it :)

Decisions, decisions!

I have been attempting to buy Emily's flower girl present. I wanted to get her a Bride Barbie but every time I went to walmart, target, etc they were sold out of the brides! I guess that's a popular one! So i went to Mattel.com and ordered one- even with shipping it was still cheaper than the $20 from Walmart and Target! Wow... who would have thought, right? I just got it in today :) I know she's going to loove it! The bride even has a pink sash on her dress :) Emily will freak when she sees it!

I finished one of my last pink lantern balls! It was so exciting. Now I've just got to finish the small ones for the aisle way chairs. Ugh. I'm so so ready to just get this thing over with! Only three months and three weeks to go- FINALLY!

Until Next Time,
The Future Mrs. :)

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


Ah. It's been a busy busy few weeks. Emily had her 5th birthday party last weekend. I cant believe she's already 5. I remember holding her in the hospital after she had just been born!! She is becoming such a big girl- she just lost her second tooth! :) What a little miniature grown up :)

Happy Memorial day. It's such a nice holiday to sit back and remember those soldiers passed. Luckily, Joshua got a 4 day weekend, so we got a chance to spend a lot more time over the wecam with eachother. So that was nice.
I am reupholstering a parsons chair from Ikea. I am very excited. It is going to be blue and white stripped.
I have been buying lots of cloth to stock up for while I'm over in Korea. I also made a little pin cushion and jar for all my needles,string,etc. It's been fun getting crafty and ready for the new house in Korea.
We had some fun guests staying at the hotel over this weekend- Black Sabbath snuck in around 2am in the middle of the night after a concert of theirs. They made sure there was no one else around in the lobby when they came in after unloading two big busses. Even though I don't listen to their music, it was still neat to see them. Another cool celeb on the list :)
The next thing on my list for wedding planning is purchasing our invites from here. We are slowly getting to the countdown-only 4 months and 3 days until the wedding :):) woo. I can't wait to Joshua to get home for the wedding. It will be so nice to have my best friend that close :)

These are the flowers that Joshua sent me :) Aren't they just divine? The note he sent was so fabulous, too! Although I know he'd be pretty angry if I put his mushy talk on a blog- so I can't disclose what he said! haha :) Trust me, it was way cute!

Until Next Time,
The future Mrs.
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