8 Years ago today(this past Tuesday) I got married to him:
FEBRUARY 16TH, 2002
Its been a crazy long adventure.
Lived above the Bennett Garage & took a few trips with the Bennett
Got pregnant fall 2002
2003 Anniversary: went to France & visited many old mission families...LOVED IT!
Bought a home in Sandy Utah & fixed it up, while being pregnant with Klai
Moved to Hawaii
2004 Anniversary: Jase sent flowers while he was fixing up Utah house to sell & I worked the small Ohana Video Store
Year 3 Sold house in Utah, while living in a 1 bedroom apartment
Jase lived in hole in wall 2 bedroom, while Rach went to visit fam in Utah
Found out pregnant while apart
Moved to "rat house"
Moved Ohana Video to bigger location
2005 Anniversary: Snorkled at Hanauma Bay &
Went to PCC & got into Luau FREE thanks to Uncle Benny
Moved to "Beach House"
Loved BEACH HOUSE
Started Scrapbook Classes
Jase decides to Get HAWAII Realestate license
2006 Anniversary: Golfing
Jase made me a scrapbook gift!!
Ohana Video moves to another bigger location & rocks out!
Jase remodels our kitchen.
With 2 kids & 1 on the way we had many adventures: slip 'n' slides, sea life park, birthday parties & Playgroup adventures.
Shae our first boy arrives
2007 Anniversary: We decided to go to the Big Island with the Fam & visit Aunty & Uncle & Tutu Calabio. We got to visit the Temple while there & remember our wedding.
Family takes trip up to Canada with Bennetts - so AWESOME!
We bless Shae in Utah.
Few months later I go to Utah for Dental Visit & I get to visit Leslie in Washington with just Shae. Jase took care of the girls while I was away...way to go DAD!
We move into the larger part of our house, fix it up & YEAH for 3 bedrooms. Now Shae doesn't have to sleep on the foosball table.
2008 Anniversary: This is Jase's big scavenger hunt ending with a lawn dinner. NO big plans for anniversary...so Jase made up for it by taking me to the Marriot for Mother's Day.
Realestate Picksup, Jase gets super busy & helps many families into homes.
I fly pregnant with ALL 3 kids to Utah....stay with fam for a week till Jase can come.
Dinosaur museum with Mac & went to Seven Peaks Water Park for my birthday.
WYatt man is born in the HOTTEST month ever.
2009 Anniversary: Well for Jase's birthday we did a big last year of your 20's date & was just TOO exhausted to go out for anniversary...sad..I guess we are getting too old.
Realestate takes Off like crazy
OHana Video suffers from lack of us being there: store closes Oct.09
Took 2nd FAMILY trip to Disneyland in the FREEZING weather, but LOVED IT!
Went to Big Island, again, but WITHOUT KIDS!! SO FUN & AWESOME.
It was a birthday/anniversary combination.
Jase Surprised me on the anniversary day with 8 Flowers for 8 years. Even though our routine this day was like anyother ordinary day, it felt special knowing that I married my Perfect man 8 years ago & I love him more & more than ever.
I love you honey.
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