Thursday, July 9, 2009

Its offical....

WE ARE GETTING MARRIED!!!!!!!!! Chase and I have chosen to be married in the Salt Lake Temple on the 18th of September, and I couldn't be happier!!! The plans are coming along, and I'm very excited to finally get married to my high school sweetheart :)
Chase did an amazing job on the proposal, and its quite a cute story! I'll start from the beginning... For Christmas last year, his parents bought me a plane ticket to go to Cancun with the fam when Chase got home from his mission (he served in the Portland Oregon Spanish Speaking Mission). Needless to say, I was ecstatic. So we all flew off to Cancun on Saturday, June 27th and stayed there for a week. On Thursday, everyone took a ferry to a little island off the coast called Isla Mujeres. It was seriously the cutest little island ever! We walked down to the North Beach in the scorching hot sun, and played in the ocean for a little bit. After lunch, we rented scooters and a golf cart, and took off to explore the island. Chase took me to see the turtles, to a really pretty look at point with zip lines, and we ended up on the east shore. We climbed up the winding steps to a cute white lighthouse on the edge of the point, and enjoyed the view for a bit. Chase then started asking where his sister Lindsey was, because he "needed his camera." I told him over and over that I had mine and he didn't need his, but was insisting on finding Linds and getting his camera. He started going down to look for her, and told me to stay put. Another little family came up and joined us then, and I just continued taking pictures, totally obvious to everything. While I was waiting for Chase to come back, I thought to myself, "I really like this lighthouse, how cute and romantic would it be to be proposed to up here?" But I quickly pushed that thought out of my mind because I didn't think Chase had a ring or was planning on proposing in Mexico. Boy, was I wrong!! At that moment, Lins came up with the ring, then everybody disappeared down the stairs. Chase and I were looking over the edge at the skyline of Cancun, and he pointed in a different direction and told me to "look over there!" and when I turned around, he was down on one knee!!! He asked me to marry him, and I just said, "Are you serious babe?!? Is this really happening?!?!" He reassured me that it was real, and put the ring on my finger. I jumped into his arms and of course, started to cry. (just a little bit though..... :) ) He pointed over the edge of the lighthouse, and we looked over to see his whole family there, cheering us on. It was absolutely, 100% perfectly amazing! I was still shaking while we enjoyed the moment on the top for a little bit, then went down to meet his family. They congratulated us and hugged us both. I am so lucky to finally get to be a part of the Warnick family, and get to be with the love of my life for eternity. Its a dream come true..... I love you Chase!!!

My amazingly handsome fiancé on the top of the lighthouse, seconds before the big moment.

Showing off the ring after I shouted a big YES! from the top.

YAY!!!! Happy day for both of us :)

My sweet purple and blue/green ring. I love it!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Guess who's back!!!!!!

Chase is finally home!!! He got home yesterday morning, and it was so good to see him again. He's such a stud! Since I wasn't allowed to hug him before he was released, I got a nice handshake at the airport, and we took this picture "pretending" to be hugging. We are hilarious I know. Anyways I don't have very many pictures yet, but I'll get more and post them soon so the one person who reads this wont kill me, and you know who you are (taryn....) I'm so glad to have him back, and look forward to going to Mexico with him and his family in a week!! WELCOME HOME CHASEY!!

P.S. His homecoming is this Sunday, June 21st at 8:30 at the church right by his house. If you know him, you better be there :)

Friday, May 22, 2009

Aruba... Island Paradise

Well I just got back from another amazing week in.... ARUBA!! The prettiest little island I have ever been to, by far. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water, and sun sun sun! It was so warm and humid there, my favorite weather. We honestly didn't do much at all, just sat around being lazy for an entire week. Couldn't have been better though! Loved staying on Eagle Beach, just a short (and sometimes crazy) bus ride from downtown and also from the high rise hotels, with plenty of places to shop and eat. Amazing. The "Utah girls" even got up there and did some karaoke, and got forced to sing to Britney Spears because everybody outside the US thinks its amazing that we have the same name... whatever. The Great Gretta got us sweet tickets over there, and Amy set us up with a place to stay, and me, my sister Brooke and her friend Stephanie all tagged along. All in all, it was a great trip, and I would definitely want to visit the little island of Aruba again someday!

Girls night out on the town! My momma, me, Amy, Brooke and Stephanie

Surfs up! oh wait... not quite right.....

I am an EXCELLENT snorkeler as long as the fish don't touch me. Otherwise, I scream and laugh and come up with a nose full of salt water. But seriously who's scared of fish? psshhh....

The Natural Bridge... that wasn't really there anymore. Beautiful coast though huh.

Sunset over our beach

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Me encanta Mexico...

I am a very lucky girl and get to travel all over the world because of my wonderful mom, who works for Jet Blue. And since I'm awful at blogging, I decided I would just an overview of my trips and post lots of pictures... because those are way more interesting! I'll start with my first trip of the year, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! My mom and I got to go down there for a week with my wonderful next-door-neighbor Bre and her awesome mother-in-law Julie! We had such a blast just checking out Mexico and eating lots of good Mexican food...yumm!! Plus, I got to test out my Spanish skills... not too hott but thankfully I have Chase coming home soon to teach me. Thanks for inviting us Bre and Julie, we loved it!!!

Sipping Pina Coladas with the mom

Yup... I caught this one. Seriously though.

El arce de Cabo.... look at my hot mom! Ow Ow!!! ;)