Thursday, July 30, 2009

Press showing of Julie and Julia

Well tonight I was able to get tickets for the press releasing of Julie and Julia. Diana was going to come with me but ended up working. (Sad day I know. She would have loved it.) So I dragged Kyle along with me. Not that he minded I mean it was spending time with me and the movie was about cooking. Two things Kyle loves! 
The movie was cute. Not really what I was expecting but then again I am not exactly sure what I was expecting. Who knows. I did laugh quite a bit which is always a good sign. They portrayed Julia Child as the proper lady in the 1940's and I think that is what made me laugh the most. I could imagine my grandmother doing many of the same things she did in the movie. I mean after all my Grandmother was a perfect Irish Lady. (With an added temper.) 
On the other side I was able to relate a little to the other leading character Julia. She can cook and finds it relaxing. I on the other hand burn water. How do I compair you might ask, well she has melt downs in the kitchen while cooking. Yes I have done that many times. Too many in fact. But even amide her melt downs she was able to learn to adapt to life, and not stress out. Maybe I need to take a lesson or two from her. What do you think?
I will be the first to admit that I stress out to easily, and that I over react way too much. Maybe if I could travel back in time and take a lesson on patience and endurance from my grandmother it might be a little better. But I must learn and press on. One day at a time and definitely nothing worth stressing out over. See what a good start I am already failing!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The proposal

Well since so many people have wanted the details of the proposal I have decided instead of sending off tons of emails that you are welcome to read this if you would like. Kyle is the most amazing man ever, I am so lucky. Well he was cooking me dinner like he does often. (he is an amazing cook! So talented!) 
Well while he was cooking I was plotting, I had wanted to heart attack his car for a few days but every day either he got there after I did or it was raining. So it didn't get done. But I told Kyle that I needed to run to the store for something. Well he first tried to convince me that I didn't need to go just then, and then told me I was not telling him the whole truth. i told him he was right but before he could convince me to stay I ran out to do my lovely deed! (I learned after the fact that I totally ruined his plan he was going to pretend he needed something from the store and send me out.)
Well when I got back he had set up Orange lillies (as close to tiger lillies as he could find, a glass of sparkling cider, a bear and he had even made a slide show of the two of us. (my mom had been emailing pictures of m to him.) It was so sweet and so beautiful. After the slide show was over he told me there was something special about the bear. I am a little slow and he had to tell me to squeeze his foot. I did and I hear "Mariah I love you, will you marry me?" 
Ok so I didn't think he was serious! I mean he has asked me times before I just didn't realize this was the real thing. Then I turn to him and he is pulling out a ring box. Then it hit it was for reals! of course i said yes! So happy!!!! Here is the bear sorry its side ways.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Im engaged!

Wow everyone so big news I am engaged! I am getting married! Ahh so excited. Ahhh. So happy! Its hard to believe!
Plus my nephew Beck Abraham Ivie was born this week! It has been a great week!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Weekend of the fourth...

Hope everyone enjoyed there Independence day. I had a good weekend. I took a few days off from work and went with kyle to his family reunion in Moab, Utah. Lots of people and lots of little kids running around. We spent 2 days cleaning up his grandparents home. Yard work, cutting trees, painting, the whole shebang. It was a lot of work and honestly the whole weekend I got very little sleep. But it was fun, I am glad that I got to go. Yes I was hot and sweaty and very dirty for 2 days but I had fun. 
I had never been to Moab either so that was an adventure. Oddly enough I was so tired that I really didn't enjoy the fireworks. Sad I know. I was falling asleep on Kyle's shoulder.  Basically as soon as the colored spectacle was finished I got shooed off to bed which I was thank full for but really didn't get to sleep for a few more hours. Kind of hard when you are sleeping in the living room and people and coming in and out. But it was alright, I didn't mind really. Just VERY tired!