Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Date set, venue booked, & dress bought!! =) Oh, & somewhere to live!

So, I said I was going to update this at least every month and I'm a little late this month, but Caleb & I have been very busy people the past few weeks! Here's and update:

The Monday of spring break (March 14th) I had appointments to go to Mountainview Gardens & Ballrooom to meet with them about possibly having th wedding there & with David's Bridal to try on dresses. I was excited to have my mom, Caleb's mom, my sister, & my aunt go with me! I really didnt think I was going to make any final decisions this day, but I was definitely wrong! After meeting with the people at MG&B I knew this was the place I wanted to get married at! Not only is the place absolutely gorgeous, but the people are so friendly and helpful and they also do EVERYTHING for you! They have their own caterers, florist, and cake ladies. This will take alot of stress off of me & my mom which is always a good thing! :) I do have to get my own photographer, but that wont be a big deal! So, after we booked the date with them, which is FEBRUARY 18th, 2012, we headed to David's Bridal! Everyone kept telling me as soon as I found "the dress" I would know it right when I put it on! I was like guys you dont know me! It took me months and tryin on 100 dresses just to decide on prom dresses every year! I thought I would be 10 times worse about wedding dresses! Wrong again! I went in there and tried on about 8 dresses before I tried "the one" on and I instantly knew that it was the one I wanted! With tears (of excitemnt I guess?) in my eyes I looked at my mom and said "I want this one!" It was very fun & exciting & I am so relieved to have that part out of the way! :)

The sunday before all of the excitement on Monday, after we ate for my aunts birthday, Caleb, some of my family, and I went to look at a trailor to possibly buy for us to start out in. We loved it & thought it would be a great starter home, so Tuesday we went to check on getting a loan so we could purchase it. We got the loan & purchased the trailor on the following Friday! I am so excited about this & to know were going to have somewhere to live as soon as were married. Caleb is just going to live in it until then. We are going to put the trailor on some of my parents land that is close to their house, and we plan to eventually build there in a few years. :) We started getting the land cleared off on Saturday so we can move the trailor in soon!

My dad & Caleb's step-dad trimming trees!

Getting the land cleared!

Caleb & I in the bulldozer!

My dad and Caleb's Dad burning the brush and stuff!

Both of our families were so helpful through all of this, and I know they are going to continue to be and I am SO SO thankful for that! We still got a few things to do before we get the trailor moved, but I'm hoping we can get it moved in a few weeks! :)

So as you can see we have A LOT going on! This month has been crazy, but we've got alot accomplished! I'm so ready to be done with this semester of school, because I am taking the summer semeseter off! Hopefully, we will be able to get the trailor fixed up and lots of weddings plans made during this time! That's what I'm hoping for! I still have to decide on colors & we have to decide on who all is going to be in it! Along with shower dates, our photographer, invitations, music, etc. It's overwhelming, but I'm really trying to enjoy every minute of it! :)


  1. I love this little blog...your having such a precious time of your life and I am so happy for you Kara. God's blessings on you and Caleb and happiness uncontainable for your hearts!!
    Much joy for you both,
    Lisa Colvert

  2. Thank you Ms. Lisa! You are so sweet & I love you! :)

  3. Kara, my sister, I love you so much and reading and seeing how happy you are truly makes me happy! I'm so excited for you and Caleb both and know the upcoming months will be filled with tons of love and memories. I love you bunches and can't wait to see the beautiful bride you will make!


  4. Cassidy, I love you too sis! & thank you soo much! Youre too sweet! :)