10-6-17

Tomorrow is the big day!! So many emotions that I am experiencing.. Life is a rollercoaster… Highs & Lows… Dips & Turns…. Years after years I watched all my friends find their husbands have their babies and start their beautiful lives. There for a few years I had accepted singlehood and was living a full life surrounded by amazing people. I dreamed of a happily ever after. Ive experienced heartbreak and pain that I never thought I could live through. Friend after friend saying ,”dont worry Kane it will happen.”  As I sit here writing this even though Im stressed I have never been more in love in my life. All those cliches are true. I have never had someone love me like Dalton does: The good, the bad and the ugly. He has my back 100%. He makes me laugh every single day. So very thankful that we get to vow tomorrow in front of all our friends & family to love each other forever. Its the easiest decision I have ever made. So I just wanted to say thank you to all the people that are making our wedding possible. This girl is finally getting her happily ever after… 

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Weekend Round-Up…

Whats a blog without a random post….Weekends are always my favorite. Didn’t do a whole lot of anything this weekend but thought I would post about it. πŸ™‚ Watched a few movies.. Yes I said a few… Did a photo shoot with one of my dearest friends and her beautiful daughters…. Hung out with the fiancee. Now watching the Emmy’s listening to rain on our tin roof… Here are my random thoughts…

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We went with Dalton’s parents to watch this movie this weekend. Let me tell you I always tend to go toward movies that can happen in real life. This movie kept my attention the entire time.( Didn’t get on my phone once). It has the 3 m’s I require in a movie. Murder, Mystery & Men.. 5 stars from me….

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One word for this movie: Pointless. The plot was never explained and then it just ended. Do not waste your time on this one. 0 stars…..

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Our friends recommended this movie to us. It was hilarious!! And it is not just a chick flick Dalton liked it too. Such a funny movie watch it!

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Watching the Emmy’s and I am so in LOVE with Jessica Biel’s dress.

Here are a couple of pictures from my photo shoot this weekend.

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Reese Waldrop …Love her little expressions

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My longtime friend Kendra. She is a supermom and mom to 3 little girls; the third due this December. Is she not gorgeous….

My friend Sydnee had her bachelorette this weekend. Although I didnt get to go I know she had a blast and enjoyed all pictures. Her wedding date is Sept 30th and Mine is Oct 7th……

That is life., Random AF.. Thank you for reading…

 

Wedding Shower {Ada}

Yesterday was like a dream.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be this in love and this blessed with the amount of love that was shown this weekend.  My hosts were Savannah, Kay & Kendra. These 3 friends mean so much to me. They outdid their selves with the food, cookies, cake & decor. I love you girls. Also a special thanks to Sydnee for taking pics for me. I am one of the last ones of my friends to get married and they have been there through it all. They all encouraged me to never settle and wait for the right one. Man it was worth the wait. I have never been in love like this before. Hes my very best friend. Hes turning me to into a love loving mushy girl. Anywho here our some pics from our shower. We love all of you that got to come πŸ’œπŸ’™

Cookies: By Amandas Cookies 

Shower Cake by April πŸ’œ



Crazy seeing our friendships turn into motherhood … 2 nuggets of the next generation.  Oliver & Maggie 

The future Mr. &Mrs.

My bestie got a few recipe cards from my great grandma May that passed away a few years ago and had them printed on hand towels. It was like having a piece of her with me. 

Pioneer woman goodies πŸ’œ

Just some of our cute decor we received ..

Our personalized cutting board πŸ’—

Our new dishes ,πŸ’—

Beyond grateful and blessed. We are starting our marriage off with so much love from our family & friends… 

27 more days till we are Mr. & Mrs 

August 17th & August 18th

August 17th: Post about your zodiac sign and tell if its true or not. 

True:

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August 18th: 30 random AF  facts about me…(ps these took me forevvver)

  1. Im a Gemini
  2. Only Child
  3. Tongue Tied when I was little
  4. Im 34 
  5. Im engaged πŸ’œ
  6. Grew up in Eufaula.
  7. Born in Bakersfield,  CA.
  8. College Grad πŸ“š
  9. Never been out of the country.
  10. True Crime TV Addict 
  11. Met my fiancee on a blind date.
  12. Love Thunderstorms 
  13. Dislikes Overly sarcastic people
  14. 1/8 Choctaw Indian 
  15. Deathly fear of snakes πŸ›‡πŸ›‡β˜ 
  16. Never broken a bone. 
  17. Been hit by a drunk driver.
  18. Never been hunting. 
  19. Diagnosed w/celiac diease
  20. Bubble bath Lover
  21. Homebody 
  22. Best friend married someone from my hs. (I didnt introduce them) 
  23. Has a 4 legged brother named Nash . 
  24. I sleep eat in the middle of the night and dont usually remember #ambien.
  25. Very sensitive.
  26. Hates being a girl one week out of the month. 
  27. Favorite holiday: Christmas 
  28. Unhealthy Frasier obsession 
  29. I own every season on dvd.
  30. Usually only wear 1 piece of jewlery. <engagement ring>

August 16th & Bachelor In Paradise Recap

August 16th: Something you miss..

This is an easy one. I miss my best friend being at the end of hall from me! We had so much fun doing absolutely nothing. We may not live together anymore but THANK god for cell phones & technology. I will never forget my times at 463 πŸ™‚ Here are some throwback pics for ya!

 

BACHELOR IN PARADISE IS BACK!! THE MOST DRAMATIC SEASON YET…LOL..

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Ok here are my 5 thoughts the first two episodes.

  1. I loved the wedding of Evan & Carly!
  2. Taylor drives me nuts. I know she is falling in love with Derrick but she is on a high horse still thinks she is smarter than everyone else. ANNOYING AF.Taylor
  3. Raven is my ultimate favorite. She is real and honest and funny as hell.Β download (1)
  4. Alex has little man syndrome and is making a fool of himself.download (2)
  5. My favorite guy so far is Deanny boy πŸ™‚Β download (3)

Hopefully the season will really take off. Whose your favorite???

Thanks for reading πŸ™‚

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 14th & August 15th Β 

August 14th: Post your favorite movies you never get tired of watching . 

Due Date :

Pretty Woman 

Lonesome Dove : 

The Departed: 

Wedding Crashers: 

August 15th : bulletpoint your day … 

⚫7:44 Woke up . Bladder about to bust. Look in Mirror . WTF lip is swollen fever blister or pimple ? Great day in the neighborhood. 

⚫8:30 Arrive at Work. Mentally counting the hours until Friday. 

⚫11:00 Lunch at home. Then drag myself back to work. Lip is still the size of Texas. 

⚫1:00pm Work meeting. Daydreaming about flower girl dresses. 

⚫4:30 Head home to my man πŸ’œπŸ’œ

⚫4:45 Catch the ending of Jeopardy pretend like I know all tbe answers πŸ‘

⚫6:00pm Listening to the thunderstorms while Dalton James makes the chicken and I make the sides for dinner. 

⚫7:00pm Kitchen Cleaned. Now fresh chocolate chip cookies in bed with netfix.. 

⚫Adult time ✌✌

Tomorrow is Hump Day. Lets do this! Ps. Stay tuned tomorrow for my BIP blog . πŸ’œ 

πŸ’œthanks for reading πŸ’œ

Last Fling Before The Ring …

Just got back from an amazing weekend with my girls. I am very blessed. We headed out to Choctaw Casino & Resort on Friday to spend the weekend living it up. The posse included Sav, Kay, Camille, Syd, Tg, Mom & Nita. 

Was not expecting gifts and I was showered with them all weekend. Here is,my bride gear from Sav πŸ’œ

Day 1 : Friday in the Pool at 2:30 πŸ‘

First drink: Shark Bite at the Swim up Bar .

Me & Kay by the Pool πŸ‘­


The Room Decor πŸ’œπŸ’œ

Gifts gifts and more gifts 

Omg the cutest gift bags for everyone!! MOH is the best. 

Personalized coozies 


Ended night 1 in the hot tub laughing so hard my stomach hurt.. πŸ‘­πŸ‘­

Day2: 

Mom got us a cabana at the pool for the whole day so we enjoyed life at the resort pool until about 4 πŸ™‚ Then napped, showered, went out and bowled.. Busy Busy day !! 







Ready for our night out πŸ‘­

Mom πŸ’œ




Had the best time with my girls. Cannot thank them enough for celebrating my engagement and upcoming wedding. Blessed with the best …. 

πŸ’œ Thanks for reading πŸ’œ

August 12th & August 13th

August 12th- 5 blessings in your life. This is a hard one . Im blessed more than I should be.

1. My job. As much as I want to be a millonaire and never work I have an awesome job till I hit that jackpot. πŸ’™

2. The unfollow button on facebook. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Best of both worlds dont have to delete that annoying friend and cause drama. But also dont have to look at all that stupid crap they post. 

3. Blessed to be able to laugh instead of cry. Most times . πŸ™„

4. Blessed with an amazing small group of loyal friends

5. Blessed with the best partner for life. He loves me for me 

August 13th- What are you excited about ? 

Im excited for the upcoming wedding. Only 55 more days ! I never knew I could be this happy. Im also excited for Sydnees wedding a week before mine. πŸ’œπŸ’™

The Brides & Grooms of Fall 

Here are a,couple of pics I took of S & K in 2012 !!! 

August 10th & August 11th (challenge)

August 10th: Write about something you feel strongly about.

Friendship. Other things come in go but true friendships can get you through the darkest times in your life. They can also break your spirit down just the same. The older I get the more I realize its not about quantity in friends its about quality.  I have had so many different kinds of friendships in my life.  I truly believe God puts people in your life at certain times when you need them. I love the quote: Friends are the family you chose.   I have been blessed throughout my life with some of the best friends that have had my back through and through… Here are just a few snapshots of some great friends. Not all of them but a few πŸ™‚ 

August 11th: Something you always think What if?

I used to always think what if with x boyfriends now I never do because my what if has been answered with dalton. God bless the broken road that led me straight to him. 

August 8th & August 9th

August 8th: Something you struggle with.. 

Struggles are always hard to talk about. Why is that ? The more you talk and understand the problem the quicker you can work through it. It took me a long time to realize that. This post is probably the most honest and raw I have been. I have lived with and struggled with anxiety and depression for as long as I can remember. At 15 I was diagnosed with PTSD for some things,that happened in my childhood. At 15 I thought I knew it all and didnt need medication or counseling. I was stubborn and far too emotional for any type of help or guidance. I hid it very well for a long time. But as everyone knows repressing and not dealing with your issues will eventually blow up in your face.  I can honestly say the mental health system failed me over and over. Without reliving each time I will just say I was turned away more than I was helped. That was a tough time not feeling that you can go on and crying out for professional help but getting nothing in return. Then there was rock bottom. I hit it hard. I didnt want to go on but finally I found a counselor and a medication that worked for me. I worked hard to love myself again and somedays its a struggle but I can honestly say that I am a new person. So Yes I am a big advocate for mental health issues. I hate the stigmatism around it. Its real people and its a life long battle. 

August 9th: Post some words of wisdom that speak to you.