Friday, June 27, 2008

Our little trooper....

Gia, your daddy and I are so proud of you!!!! You are an amazing little girl with a fierce spirit!!! Way to go and thank you for being so good!!! We made it through! YEAH GIA!!!!

Gia's proud mommy, Allison~

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Wedding Survey

1.What month & year were you married?

August 2006

2.How did he ask you?

Sunset at Turtle Bay on the North Shore of the rocks with the waves crashing....couldn't have been more romantic...yes I'm that lucky ;)

3.Where did you honeymoon?


4.Can you still fit in your dress?

No...I am too small now ;) Wow, that feels good!

5.What was the worst gift you got?

Everything was wonderful and thoughtful....what an awful question!

6.What flavor was your wedding cake?

Three: Marble cake with buttercream filling, white cake with strawberry filling and MY FAVORITE, white cake with lemon chiffon filling!

7.Were you a bridezilla?

Not even close...but RT was ;)

8.What's one thing you would change about your wedding?

My photographer.....

9.Do you still look at your wedding pics?

Yes, and I love remebering how wonderful and special everything about it was!

10.What colors did you use?

Chocolate brown and apricot

11.Where did you tie the knot?

Fresno, CA

12.Whats one funny thing that happened that day?

My hairdresser did the WORST up bridesmaids took me to Sally's Beauty Supply and while getting stuff to fix my hair the AWFUL updo started to fall out!!!!

13.How many showers did you have?

A bridal shower/luncheon and a lingere shower...SUPER FUN!

14.Did you cry?

Yes, all tears of joy!

15.Did you give any wedding favors away?

Heart Shaped Bottle Openers (AB Shout out) and Ghiradelli Squares (LOVE the Bay Area)

16.Who caught the flowers and garter?

We were having too much fun.....lost track of time and didn't do that!

17.Who was your officiant or minister?

Monsignor Petersen....the BEST

18.How much was your wedding dress, undergarments and all?

This is tacky....let's just say it was a lot.

19.Was there dancing?

Yes, yes and yes!

20.Where was the reception?

San Joaquin Country Club

21.Would you go back and do it over again?

I love the memories, but am happily I like it just like this!

22.How long did you have to plan your wedding?

4 months

23.What kind of car were you in when you drove away?

Lexus GX 470....our new car at the time!

24.How many in your wedding party?

Bridesmaids: Amy, Wendy, Brianne, Kari, Jenna and Desirae
Groomsmen: Tony Jr, Pat, Rob, Alex, Tony C., and Fidel

Readers: Ronnie and Eleanor

MC: Joe

Ushers: Eddie and Jimmy

Guestbook: Alyssa and Steven

Flower Girl: Kate

Ring Bearer: Esai and Evan

Candle Lighters: Marj and Sylvia

24 total

25.Did you do anything different in your wedding or reception?

Second Line....New Orleans Tradition!

26.Did you save the top layer of your cake for your 1 year anniversary?

They were supposed to but cut it anyways....we ate the sheet cake the next day while we opened all of our presents with our friends and family!

27.If so, did you eat it? Was it still good?


28.What was the grand total spent on your wedding?

again, was enough.

29.Who traveled the farthest to attend your wedding?

Brianne....I think....NYC

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Gia the Adorable....

I love my kid....I know, I know, no surprise there, but I do. I absolutely adore every stinking' thing about her. Ralph spent the weekend with the boys in Newport and Gia and I had a girl's weekend....what fun! We had a Cuban party on Saturday and a photo shoot on Sunday....we are very glad daddy is home, but had fun....jut the girls.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

MHS Reunion....loads of fun!

A huge thank you to Amber and Lacy for all of your hard work!