Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Act of Valor

So this weekend I went and saw Act of Valor with my husband and two of his friends. Now, before I go any further with this post let me put up a little disclaimer. This post is not meant to offend anyone. It is just my own options that do not reflect anyone else.

Okay anyway. So I guess as I MilSpouse I should be all Hooyah about Act of Valor, but I hated just about every second of the movie. It was pretty terrible, and a part of me wishes it was a fantastic movie, but for me, and my husband, it wasn't. The acting was terrible. I understand it was real Navy Seals, but I think that was a poor choice. It also made me pretty nauseous. The way it was filmed was a headache and a half. I could go on and on about why I hated the movie, but I wont...

I do want to say though, that it is awesome, even though the movie was terrible, that this movie depicts what real freedom fighters do. Because let's be serious, my husband works in a clinic all day, he is not kicking terrorist behind to keep us safe. The special forces are actively putting themselves in harms way to protect us. And for that I am grateful.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

What Sweet, and Humorous Words of Encouragement

I was invited to a Shoe Party tonight. A sister of this gal from church owns this shoe business and is throwing a shoe party down in my neck of the woods tonight. (ps, I checked out her shoes and they are soooo stinkin cute! You can check them out at Twigg Shoes). I was telling my husband that I really want to go, branch out, and actually hangout with someone other than him (I love him so much but I am in dire need of female friends), but I don't want to go because I am scared of being with people I don't know. I feel like I have become very socially awkward and putting myself out there really terrifies me.

So my husband told me this...

"I think you should go. I go and play basketball every day at the gym and when I get there I am literally the only white guy. Nobody ever wants me on their team because they automatically assume I am terrible. I can see the disappointment on their face when I am put on their team. They even call me the B word! It is so awkward and I end up having to prove myself, and show them that I can actually play. But I go to the gym because I love to play ball and I wont let people stop me. If I can get over the awkwardness of being the only white guy at the gym, you will be totally fine at the shoe party. I don't think you are socially awkward. You are great! People love you, they think you are nice and fun and you will be there with people you already somewhat know. Go, you'll be fine."

One, I possibly laughed my face off when he told me that gym story. I just think of my big, 6'4 husband, like a little kid on a playground which nobody wants to play with. He is such a goof.

Two, he really eased my anxiety about going. I am going to go and have a good time tonight! It is about time that I branch out and make some friends.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Weekend Roadtrip!

I am so stinkin' excited for this weekend! About two weeks ago T and I had this conversation...
(I am blue, he is yellow)

And that was that!

So T put in an out of bounds chit and now we are leaving on Friday for this President's day weekend. Both of us have never been so we are super excited! Even though money is super tight we decided we are still going to have adventures, just on the cheap. T's lovely mom was kind enough to let us use her timeshares in Flagstaff, we are packing sandwich fixings, dinner fixings and plenty of snacks so we don't have to eat out.

 We are determined to see the world, even if it is on a dime!

Monday, February 13, 2012

My Silly Husband

My silly husband has this veryyyyyy obnoxious habit. When I talk to him most of the time he almost never answers. Then I ask him again, all sassy like, and he gets all sassy back telling me he has already answered me. Well after a little investigating and talking to T I learned that he actually does answer me, but in his head. How weird! When he answers me in his head, he thinks that he is actually answering me out loud.

Does anyone elses husbands do this?! haha

Sunday, February 5, 2012

If You Walked Into My House Right Now...

I thought this was a neat linkup so I have decided to participate (for the first time in forever)! Head on over to My Life As A Sailors Princess to check it out. Basically the title explains it all. If you walked into my house right now this is what you'd see...

I clean my kitchen after every use but you will always find a single pot on the stove
ready to boil  some water for Hot Chocolate (my favorite thing on this whole planet!)

 We haven't been able to eat at the dinner table for weeks 
because my hubby is using it to work on his model train layout

 Our closet is a HOT MESS! I blame my husbands Sea bags all piled on the floor
but really I make up about 80% of the problem

We have moved out Family Wall! It is now on one of our red accent walls and it is soooo fab!
(excuse the gigantic sheet of Styrofoam and creepy gigantic Pixar lamp) 
One of my favorite parts of the living room

Hope you enjoyed and linkup at My Life As a Sailors Princess!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

1 Year Down!

Remember this post last year? Well, here is what that secret was all about.

A year and 11 days ago today T and I eloped. We were getting married in June so his best friend could be there but we did not want to wait that long! So we eloped. We went to the Town Green by my parents house and got married in a gazebo by my Dad (who is an ordained minister, apparently with the internet and 10 minutes of time is pretty easy to do) and a few family and friends. From everyone else we decided to keep it a secret so they could all come to our June wedding. As our "real" anniversary, January 22, came up this year, it was amazing to 1. tell people that we have actually been married since January, and 2. reminisce on the year we've had. And boy, has it been an amazing one.

1 year down, 99 more to go! (yes, T and I plan on living until we are 120 & 121. You just wait and see!)


Wednesday, February 1, 2012

My Name is Delainey, and I am a Mormon

Yes, I have totally fallen off the face of the planet. I have actually been wanting to write for some time but I just haven't had the chance. So be prepared for multiple posts this week (and I am promising that I will post).

ANYWAY, so that big news I was talking about in my last post...For starters, I am not pregnant. I know the way I wrote it made it sound like I was hiding this huge pregnancy secrete. But no, no babies for a long longggggggg time. The big news is......


I got baptized on January 9th in Utah so all of T's family could be there. It has been such an amazing change in my life. I am not going to go on and on about it, or try to convert you (don't worry!) but I have done a lot of studying and it all just felt right and true. So I took the plunge (no pun intended haha).

I know many people have questions about the Mormon church, SOOOOO if you have questions about these....

or this book.....

Or this guy....

 Feel free to ask! And stay tuned this week for some of the other exciting happenings in my life.

Much Love!