Tuesday, October 19, 2010

My photographer :)

After much deliberation and crunching of the numbers I have picked my photographer.... :)

Meet Jay Houston and her hubby George! :) They are the people behind the lens for my wedding, engagements, bridals and anything else I can imagine!! I am so excited about working with Click Photography! Go here: http://www.theclickphotogblog.com/ to see all her work and read up about her!! I am so excited to be working with her and I just know that its going to be great! :)

Monday, October 18, 2010

Dress shopping starts today!!! :)

Well today is a big day.....this afternoon me, Laurie, Louise, and Michelle will all venture to David's to start trying on some dresses. :) I am pretty excited about it and I hope it helps me to decide on a color....I will have Laurie and Michelle trying on bridesmaids dresses and hopefully that will help me to settle on a color!!! Wish me luck!!! :)

(And Saturday we will be going back with Momma and Mrs. Jacki! :) Maybe to buy the dress!! )

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The1st Step.....The Date

We have finally decided on a date.....we have been back and forth several times and talked to several of the people that will be in the wedding and we decided that the date will be.....

(No the wedding colors are NOT pink and black!)
After a lot of talking and weighing out the pro's and con's we decided August 27th, 2011 would be great! We will also share this special date with some of the closest people in our lives.....
Justin & Michelle
Married August 27th, 2005
It will be their 6th Wedding Anniversary!
(And yes I asked before we decided on this date to make sure she didn't mind sharing! :))

We are SO exciting about this time in our lives and we are excited about the wedding.....ok I think Nate is just ready for the wedding to be here and be done so we can start the honeymoon but either way it's going to be an exciting next 10 months!! :)

Monday, October 11, 2010

Pumpkin Patch and The Proposal

Here we are just starting another trip with the group! :)
We're at the Dreamfield Farms Pumpkin Patch.
The sisters and Ellie taking a picture in the corn box....we may be grown but we will still sit in a corn box....and still be finding corn from it! :)
And the sisters again :) Morgan has grown out of the stage of cooperating in these pictures! :)

And little did I know that hayride up to the pumpkin patch would change my life forever! So here is where I tell our story! :) I didn't think anything of it.....I was going along taking my pictures of Ellie and of Morgan and I asked Nate to just go ahead and pick us out a pumpkin that we were going to get left if we didn't. So he walks about 15 feet from and bends down....he says "Hey Babe I think I found ours" so I walked over there and started to bend down when he pivoted around and was on ONE KNEE!!! :) He had a pumpkin (which will be in pictures further down) that said "Marry Me Leigh" and my absolutely STUNNING ring on the stem. I couldn't have been more surprised. Now here is the truth.....I knew he had the ring but only did I find that out that day. I walked in his room to put his jacket up from in the car so it didn't wrinkle and there sitting on his side table was the ring boxes, so in my defense I wasn't snooping! But I certainly didn't think he was going to do it at the pumpkin patch, I won't lie it crossed my mind but I didn't think he would do it in front of everyone. But I was so wrong. Everyone in my group knew about it. Laurie, Louise, Dustin, Ellie, Michelle, Morgan, and Justin were all in on it. He had been showing the ring to everyone. He was so excited and happy. I cannot be happier than I am now....He really is the best thing and I love him to death....obviously or I wouldn't be marrying him! :) I have to admit I know I said I didn't want it to be in front of people but I couldn't have been happier to share it with my closest circle! My family is the best and I am super excited Nate will be a part of it....it's been a long road but so worth every minute. Blessed is all I can say.

I think it was at this point I was asking, " Are you serious???"

And his reply, " Yes I am serious.....Are you going to say YES???"

Well OF COURSE!!!! :)

The most beautiful ring I have ever had on my hand. By far.
Ohhhh I love you so much!!! :)

"Hey guys.....ya'll knew about this?!??!"
I really couldn't be any happier.....I hate that cheesie grin but I love it when I can't help but to smile that big. :)
Us walking back after having a few moments to ourselves. :)
On the hayride back.....we were celebrities it felt like! Everyone was congratulating us and asking if it was for real! LOL
Overall it was just the best day. I love this man oh so much and I can NOT wait to start my life with him. He is wonderful and I know deciding to marry him, aside from becoming a Christian, will be the best decision I have ever made. He makes me laugh like none other and can cheer me up in no time! He can soothe me when no one else can and he is truly my best friend and teammate. :) I can honestly say he is the one my parents have prayed for.