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California Dreams


So I haven't had time to blog lately because life has been to hectic.  It needs to slow it's pace just a little.  Right now I am trying to get caught up on things at work and Derek is trying so hard to catch up on all his classes.  We got home late Tuesday night from our California vacation.  Yesterday we finally unpacked and bought food.  My poor husband was starving for real food.

We went to to California for my sister-in-law's wedding.  It was tons of fun but busy as well. I think I maybe averaged 5 hours of sleep a night.  Maybe that's a lot to you but I am used to 7.5 to 8 hours a night.  It all started as soon as we got off the plane on Wednesday night.  Shopping and preparing for the bachelorette party I would be co-hosting the very next day.  The party was a blast and deserves a post of it's own with pictures.  We'll have to wait until I get a hold of those from my other sister-in-law. Then there was decorating, rehearsal dinner, more shopping, the wedding, pictures, reception, clean up, breakfast, and gift opening.  It was a jam packed couple of days.

Here are some of the pictures I have from the wedding day.

The many faces of Derek.  Isn't my husband adorable?

The happy couple and Derek with his favorite ladies

I can't wait to tell you all about the girls night out party and the LA Country Fair.  I will love the LA County Fair forever simply because it helped a 5 year dream come true.  It's a great story, well, to me.  Stay tuned to see the exciting surprise.

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