Wedding Planning Update

Posted: 30th June 2015 by Danielle in Journal
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I haven’t posted in a while but thought I would recap on wedding festivities.

We did our tasting the other day!  Yum Yum Yum! Dinner is going to be tasty :-)


A couple weekends ago I went on my bachelorette party! Surprisingly we found a weekend that worked for all 10 bridesmaids (yes, I know…it was hard for me to draw the line) and two personal attendants and my brother’s girlfriend.  That alone is a miracle! It is no miracle that we had an absolute blast.  We had the perfect weekend getaway to Madison, Wisconsin.  The first day it was hot and sunny so we took advantage of the waterfront lake house with a nice dinner and piano bar to cap off the night.  The second day, we did the huge farmers market and got a pedicure.  That night we got ready and went to a cowboy bar!  The weekend offered a little bit of everything with lots and lots and lots of laughs!!!

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Summer School!

Posted: 15th June 2015 by Danielle in Journal
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Taylor has officially been in summer school for a week.  Within that week he has completed 7 chapters, taken one quiz, and has his first test tomorrow.  This is the fast track to completing statistics!  Yup, that’s right Taylor is cramming a semester of statistic into a month!  One week down, three weeks to go.  Go Taylor go!

Meanwhile, tomorrow marks the end of another semester.  Which means that I will have a two week break from school before I start my last semester of my Masters program!! Yes, that’s right I only have one more semester until I graduate with my Masters of Business Administration!!

My graduation will be two weeks before the wedding.  I joked with Taylor that this “whole wedding celebration” is actually a hoax.  We are celebrating me finally being done with school and that I was going to wear my wedding dress and graduation cap down the isle verses a vail.  hahaha all joking aside, I cannot wait to celebrate all of the above!




Honoring the Sacrifice

Posted: 8th June 2015 by Danielle in Journal
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This past weekend Taylor and I went down to Chattanooga, TN for an event with Honoring The Sacrifice, a non-profit that our friends Tori and Andrew started over a year ago. We were extremely excited about sponsoring such a great organization with invaluable insight into what other wounded warriors need.  We were also excited for the good excuse to get together with most of our hospital friends. I seriously love our reunions!  This group of friends is irreplaceable!


Tori signed up for a speech, but it got pushed back and ended up being the day before the big Honoring the Sacrifice function, that she had worked SO SO SO hard on.  She was stressed to the max.  I jokingly told her if she needed to kill some  time I would get up there and tell a couple jokes.  She immediately responded, “I am calling the lady now to see if we can split it.” Instead of her speaking for a half hour, we both spoke for 15 minutes.  This is what I call divide and conquer!

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After the speech, The Mills family got in and the Mullee family arrived!! Time to BBQ!

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When in Chattanooga, TN the aquarium is a must see!

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The night before Travis was telling us about how he wanted to swim with sharks.  He was extremely excited about this shark cage :-)

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After the aquarium we blew our own glass ornaments! Such a cool experience!

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Now time for the main event!! Honoring the Sacrifice!

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Taylor spoke about how Honoring the Sacrifice has personally helped him and how the organization is set up to do so much good for so many people in need!  He spoke with such grace and conviction! Always so proud of him!


These boys injuries brought us together and created a bond that is unbreakable!!