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I'm a 23 year old Business Systems Analyst planning a DIY-heavy wedding to the love of my life on 9 . 10 . 11. Other then wedding planning, I spend most of my time trying to stay in shape or playing with my 3 dogs...Gabby, Dudley, and Tyson. I hate cleaning and almost never go a day without wearing something purple, and I hope you can keep up with my ADD blogging style!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Happy (Belated) Fourth of July!

Hey everyone!  I hope you all had as awesome of a weekend as I did!

(Make sure you don't miss my post from earlier this morning, though!)

First, I made a flipping awesome pie to bring to Bryan's parents' house:

Seriously...how freaking cute is that?  It was a cherry pie - and I don't even like cherry pie!  But Bryan loves it, so I made it for him.  And I actually got the idea for the star top from the packaging for a pie pan I saw in WalMart last year! And although it didn't cut well (it all fell apart) it was actually a lot easier than doing a tradition latice top so I definitely plan on doing this again in the future!

And we played outside in the sprinkler with the dogs:



 I love this picture:



 But this one is my favorite; I have no idea how I caught her mid-shake like this:

And I remembered to take a picture of my flowers:
And that picture is adorable because Tyson is standing on the edge looking up at me like "see Mom, I know I is not allowed on the pretty flowers!" hahahaha

And that's all for now - did you do anything fun for the Holiday Weekend?

15 comments:

  1. Glad you had a great 4th of July! I also had an awesome weekend relaxing and having fun.

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  2. Love the star topping, looks so cool.

    In the 2nd picture and others that followed what kind of dog is the paler coloured one? So cute.

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  3. Hi,
    I am writing a book called "So...How Did You Meet Anyway?" It is a collection of people's "how we met" stories.
    I have posted the stories which have been sent in on;
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    http://wwwsohowdidyoumeet.blogspot.com/
    I am always shopping for stories and I would like to add yours. Please check out the site, and if you would like to contribute your "how we met" story contact me at;
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    And if you would like any more information about the upcoming book, here is a link to a television interview I did in May.
    http://www.wcax.com/story/14708398/author-collecting-love-stories

    Take care and...congratulations!
    Susan

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  4. I wish I could get our our pup-pup to play in the water like that. He can't be bothered most of the time.

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  5. that looks yuumm... can i get some :)

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  6. Love the pie! looks so yummy and patriotic!

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  7. Hey! We miss you while you're all busy and crazy! I saw this and was like, "OMG Manda is doing a bubble wedding!"
    http://www.100layercake.com/blog/2011/07/20/diy-bubble-chandelier/

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  8. Where are you!? I miss your blog posts!

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  9. I know you've been absent for a very long time but I just wanted to stop by and tell you that I hope you had a wonderful wedding. :) Hopefully we'll be seeing photos eventually!

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