Sunday, April 26, 2009

New Puppy!

A few months ago, Josh's yellow lab died and since then his parents have been contemplating getting a second dog again. We went to the pound and looked at dogs, but his mom wasnt ready to commit to a new dog so soon. Last week his parents went back to the shelter and found a dog they really liked! Interestingly enough, she looks exactly like a short haired version of the Sarah (their American Eskimo mix)! Friday, Abby came home and met the rest of the family for the first time. Suprisingly Abby and Sarah get along really well! Abby is very freindly and so sweet with people. She even gives Hi fives!!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009


This weekend Josh and I drove up to Carlsbad to join a couple of friends camping. It was a short trip, but plenty of fun and very relaxing. it was good to get away, even if it was only for one night. 

Monday, April 20, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009


Let me just start out by saying : "I don't think I could be any happier with the way our pictures came out." Nina did such an amazing job and had some really fun ideas. She definitely kept us laughing. We first stopped off at Crystal Cove to find some amazing flower field shots. We found exactly what i had in mind... minus the burrs attached to my shoes. After Crystal Cove we headed down to Laguna Beach where we shot the pictures from my previous post. 

Look at him! Smokin hot!

Friday, April 10, 2009

Nevaeh's 4th Birthday!

I can't believe Nevaeh is already 4! Last Saturday all of her cousins came down from Fresno to help celebrate her "horse themed" birthday. Such a fun filled day full of face painting, yummy horsey treats, a scavenger hung, a horsey pinata, a horsey cake, and lots of cool presents.
Brandi was so excited to sneak some extra sugar in Charlotte.
Nevaeh LOVED her Horsey pinata

Char was eating up all of the attention and posing for the cameras. What a doll.

Nevaeh's cousin Trenton are SO very adorable together and seem to get along really well.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

I'm Engaged!

5 diamonds total;square setting in the middle. The ring was his grandmothers! so its antique and EXACTLY what i wanted.

You would not believe how busy my week has been. With such important news you would think i would be blogging the night of..but no. I'm pretty sure everyone has heard the wonderful news that Josh and I are engaged, but i'm sure not everyone has heard the story yet.

Last Friday, Josh wanted to take me out to Royal Hawaiian in Laguna Beach for our 3rd annual Friday night date night (since we both work full time our dates have become something we both look forward to and definitly more meaningful). We both ordered ribs (i also had delicous shrimp) and decided they were the best we had ever had. After dinner, Josh suggested we leave our car and walk about a block to 'main beach' for a while. First we walked down to the stairs to a small section of the beach and watched the tide slowly creep towards us. everytime i tried to give him a hug he would squeeze me tight then gently take my hands and pull them away (apparently the ring box was in his jacket pocket and he was afraid that i would accidentally feel it.hehe) After realizing there wasn't going to be anywhere to stand once the tide consumed the beach, we headed back up the stairs and Josh suggested we "walk" (more like SPEEDwalk [cuz he was so nervous]) over to the Gazeebo. There was already a couple there, so we stayed for about a minute and decided to go over to the lookout point on the complete opposite end of main beach. We weren't there longer than 2 minutes before he got down on one knee and asked me to his wife. :D so much emotion piled into one moment all i could do was scream (after like 10 minutes once i realized it had really happened). We called both of our cousins and some freinds from out of town, then Josh said we had to be somehwere. Being the sweet person that he is he planned a suprise engagement party with our parents and almost 20 of our closest freinds. It was THE perfect night.

Just Engaged!

My Maid(s) of Honor!

We are hoping to set a date for the end of August. Today we are going to look at reception sites (PLEASE pray that we can find one that is reasonably priced) God has been so faithful in every step of our relationship; i know he is not going to stop now. :)