I’m baaaaaack

Wow!  What an amazing past 2 1/2 weeks!

(Photo courtesy of my Aunt Tonya)

I actually thought I might blog up until the day of the wedding, but that didn’t happen.   In the past few weeks so many things (all good) have happened and I can’t wait to share all of it, although sharing in any length of detail is going to take some time.

I plan to take this a little at a time because I really do want to share it all.  I have some really great photos that shouldn’t go to waste.

But first, let’s catch up on major happenings:

1- I got married to the love of my life.  It was a beautiful ceremony and everything was so incredibly special.  I wouldn’t have changed a thing.

2- I went on the most fabulous honeymoon to Italy. Brad and I really embraced everything about Italy.  We took in the culture of everything from ancient huge cities to small medieval towns.  We ate too much, drank too much wine, took a siesta almost every day, looked at art until exhaustion, and got great tans.  It was absolutely perfect.

3- We bought a house!  We actually found out while we were on our honeymoon that we finally got it.  We weren’t actually planning to start looking for a house for another year, but this house was just too good to pass up.  The location is one of its best features.  We have so many ideas about things we want to do to make it our own.  I can’t wait to make this house a home for Brad, Rascal and I. It will be just the three of us for now anyway. ;)

4- I chopped all my hair off.  I thought I probably would when I got back from Italy, but decided I didn’t want to wait any longer.  I had it cut by a salon owner in Sorrento that spoke very little English, which is why I insisted on finding a photo to show her, crossed my fingers, said a little prayer, and hoped for the best.  It was worth it.  I totally love it!

My posting might not be very consistent during the next week as I try to get my life back in order, catch up on things at work, write a novel of thank you notes, and adapt to the six hour time difference I finally got used to while in Italy.

I’m so excited about everything going on in my life and I can’t wait to share it all.  Thank you for reading. :)

11 Responses to I’m baaaaaack

  1. Yay! So glad you are back! I’ve missed you! Let’s get together soon once you have had a chance to get back into your groove!

  2. yay! can’t wait to hear more! congratulations and welcome back!

  3. Jen

    Congratulations and welcome back. Can’t wait for the wedding and Italy details and can’t wait to see your hair! How brave of you to have it chopped in Italy – love it!

  4. WOW. That’s incredible, seriously so much good stuff going on for you right now. HUGE congrats on the wedding, you look stunning! I can’t wait until you get the recaps of everything up, I want to see plenty of wedding pictures and hear all about Italy (what a great choice for a honeymoon destination!). And this NEW house, how exciting!

  5. Jen

    OMG congrats on all of the above! You were such a gorgeous bride! I cannot wait to see more pictures of the wedding, honeymoon and new hair :)

  6. Congrats! I can’t wait to continue to read all about your honeymoon and new life! :)

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  9. Just now seeing this post and I HAD to comment b.c. Sorrento is one of my favorite places in the WORLD!!! So, so soooo pretty! That whole coastline is freakin’ amazing. Did y’all get to see the Isle of Capri while you were there?

    BTW– exciting news on your house! Are you all moved in now?

    • We did go to Capri. We loved Sorrento much more than Capri though; things are too expensive there and we didn’t really feel like we could spread our wings in Capri. Our house is a work in progress, and we are headed to talk with the architect today.

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