Well after we got married the following week we had a terrible flood! Luckily our home did not flood but my parents did, they had 6 inches of water in there basement! So we spent the following week after our wedding pumping water out of peoples basements... ahhh wonderful honeymoon right? lol
But since then my husband and i discussed children and that we were going to wait until about 2 years then start trying. Well... about 2 months into being married SUPRISE! We're pregnant lol... i think god has a sense of humor sometimes. We definately were not planning on having a baby as i was on the pill and took it religiously at the same time everyday!
So now we are expecting a baby june 16th, 2011! Now that the shock has worn off we are so excited! Oh and it's boy! :-) Only a few weeks left!
30 weeks 17 weeks
We definately attribute our amazing day to our awesome vendors!
Special Events, Des Moines IA - Flowers, Decor, Day of Help, and all amazingness that was my wedding. www.weddingsiniowa.com
McClanahan Photography, Ames IA - All of our amazing pictures! www.McClanahanStudio.com (THEY TRAVEL FYI)
ISU Alumni Center, Ames, IA - Reception Venue. Fantastic to work with! www.isualum.org
He Gave me a diamond tennis bracelet :-)
And he got a book of B-pics ...that he liked very much hee hee
How We Met
As much as we hate to admit it, we met on myspace.com 5 years ago. Matt had messaged me on myspace and wanted to meet sometime as he was new to Ames and didn't know anyone from the area. I refused to meet him, because well... it IS myspace and who knows she could be meeting a 40 year old fat hairy man. Through Matts reassurance I felt comfortable enough to meet in a public place. We met at a bowling alley in to find it was league night so we couldn't bowl. We went off to dinner at Legends to have a wonderful dinner with a view of the iowa state campus. Later on we decided to go out to a park that has pond and just sit by the water since it is so beautiful at night out there. And that's how it all began...
Jobs Me- Im a graphic designer :) Him- Owns a Window Cleaning Business
Hobbies Me- Dance, Art Him- Drums
As i mentioned in our "how we met" story we love to go out to the Park we went on our first date (above) and sit by the water at night time. So it was any regular night and we had gone out for dinner at Applebee's and I suggested we go out to the park. So Matt says "Its chilly I want to go home and grab a jacket." Im thinking... "its not THAT cold out" but she goes along with it and we stop by the apartment. And we are on our way to the park, silence the entire ride there and Matt is awful fidgety. We arrive at the park and its a beautiful night outside and we go over and sit on the park bench for a while and enjoy the full bright moon glimmering on the pond. I say I want to go over to the dock and sit down so we go over and Matt refuses to sit. Confused and worried I suggest "maybe we should go home." Walking back we are holding hands and i am skipping as usual and jokingly says "Do you want me to be your wifey?" Matt replys "Of course I Do!" We arrive back at the car and he pulls me over into the street light and says "Since I asked your parents and they said it was okay. I was wondering if you would be my wife?" I replied "are you serious? Is this a joke?" Matt says "no I have the ring!" he pulls it out and shows it her. "Gasp! Its beautiful!" We then continue to hug and cry and go on to my parents house to tell the good news! (that they obviously already knew)
UPDATE! Here is the set & my tennis bracelet my DH got me as a wedding day present!!! :-)
My engagement Ring!:D i think he did a good job!
This is my personal inspiration board! loving the dark teals and golds. I want it to be classy and elegant!
Here is our venue for the reception. Iowa State Alumni Building.
we bought his ring this weekend! i think it was one of quickest purchases we have ever made! it was on sale and $300 cheaper that what we were planning on spending so thats great! When it comes in i will get more pics of it up!
Here is the similar design of my cake!
Its called a Crystal Cake! Only my cake will have the layers separated with white roses and hydrangeas! Now to find a C cake Topper!
Fly me to the moon- Frank Sinatra
Dance me to the end of love- Madeleine Peyroux
Ain't that love- Ray charles
My baby just cares for me- Nina Simone
It had to be you- Harry Connick Jr.
How Sweet it is- Michael buble
Papa loves mambo- Nat King Cole
LOVE- Nat King Cole
Beyond the sea- Bobby Darin
The look of love-Krall Diana
I've got you under my skin- Michael buble
Sway- Michael buble
Unforgettable- Nat king cole & Natalie Cole
Come fly with me- Frank Sinatra
Michael Buble - Everything
While Guests are waiting
Ray Charles - I can't Stop Loving you - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbV7KV3p9yY
Michael Buble - Everything - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjLrDbpJ4eg
Foo Fighters - Hero - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkegpNPSQZ8
Hillsong - Inside Out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoT2_sY16z8
John Mayer - Continium - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StqHXRiDfPY
Forrest Gump Suite- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhJtCkDShLw
You made me better today- Coffey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CFcRYaCBYw
Unity Candle/signing of marriage license
Grow old with you - adam sandler (played live by friend) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CYI5bKZMes
Crazy Love - Beyonce http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViwtNLUqkMY
Our First Dance
Brad Paisley - Then - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YupudI2Exgw