Sunday, November 30, 2008

Wedding Plans

So... Cameron and I have been talking more and more about what we want to do for our honeymoon and where we want to go... We know we want somewhere warm, on the water, private and romantic. Our honeymoon will be a time for us to grow as a couple in many ways, so we want it to be as perfect as we want. We have a vision in our heads and we're having a hard time finding it. We want a very private "bungalow" right on the beach with a King sized bed with the white netting around it and white linens and comforter. We want to be able to open the windows and doors and just let the ocean breezes blow through the hut. We'd like a place that either has a kitchen or is all inclusive, but not a "hotel."

Something like this:

With a view like this:

Now, if we had tons of money, this "perfect honeymoon" would be easy to find... but we don't. We don't have a lot of money to spend on the honeymoon at all, so we're definitely trying to make this as perfect as possible, but on a tight budget....

We're googling, searching and browsing every thing we can think of, and have been for about a year now... We've gotten suggestions to look into Barbados, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Hawaii, Fiji, etc... but we've just gotten suggestions for countries or cities, but its the resort that is hard to find...
Does anyone have any suggestions or ideas??

Monday, November 24, 2008

Gonna give this a try

So I've been watching everyone else keep blogs and share with others about how events in their lives are going... and I thought I'd give it a try, also. I'm new at this, but I'm going to try it.

Here's the latest on a few things that are happening in my life.

My sister's son, Baby Karter, just turned 1 month old over the weekend. He's growing like a weed and makes the cutest faces now. He's having some issues with sleep apnea and is going to have some more tests done to find out the exact cause for it. Other than that, he's doing great!! I love going home every weekend to see him and I could sit for hours just watching him-- even if he's sleeping. He's constantly changing his expression, grin, smirk, etc. Cam is really liking the idea of having a nephew!! He talks about what he wants to teach him. :)

Isn't he ADORABLE!?!??!

School is consuming my life and I'm trying so hard to get finished as soon as possible. I have 9 more classes before student teaching. It seems so crazy to me that my semester of student teaching is so close and it scares me. I hope I will do a good job being in a classroom full time and that I still have time to plan the wedding.

We've been engaged for over 6 months now, and we're finally making official plans for the wedding--not just dreams and hopes. We bought our first important artifact of the wedding--- the stamps. Cam offered to go to the post office and buy plenty of the "forever stamps." That way, if the price of postage goes up between now and then, we're still good to go. I know its a small part of a huge process, but I feel like we're officially in the planning process now. Cam and I have been trying to figure out everything we really do want and make plans towards getting it. Here's the most fun part---We finally picked a photographer!! Anyone who knows me knows that the photographer is the biggest part of the wedding planning to me. The one we picked is from Indianapolis and is exactly what we're looking for! I can't wait for everything to fall in place... for everything to come together.

I will post more as we go along on this journey......
to becoming The Trueloves