july 1, 2009
charlie's "second mom" [and my former neighbor all growing up], shelly, was trying desperately to play "cupid".
i was NOT interested after hearing the words "he's a marine!".
boy, was i stupid.

april, 2010
finally became "friends" on facebook. ha.

whole month of may and part of june, 2010
something kept prompting me to get ahold of charlie..but i was too chicken to email him.

june 25, 2010
FINALLY got the guts to say something via internet to charlie.

june 26, 2010
he emailed back that next morning and asked me on our very first date for that evening.
[and so it begins!]

evening of june 26, 2010
we met, we hugged, we chatted, we watched a movie, and we went on a night hike. it was perfect.

june 27, 2010
first kiss. on a bridge, after we saw a shooting star. ohh-la-la ;)

october 16, 2010
charlie asked me to be his wife. i said YES!

december 29, 2010
married for time and all eternity in the newport beach california temple.

august 26, 2011
deployment day. forced to be worlds apart for seven months. hardest thing we have ever done, but made our marriage that much stronger. so thankful for charlie's sacrifice to our wonderful country.

march 26, 2012
he's HOME! and he's safe! best day of my life.

june 1, 2012
bye-bye marine corps helloooo civilian life in oregon!

june 30, 2012
welcomed our first "baby". our puppy, wrangler. he's a handsome, smart and ultra-silly weimaraner. and we just adore him.

september 14, 2012
the day we found out that i'm PREGNANT! crazy. :)
baby osborne due may 22, 2013. can't. wait.

may 17, 2013
London Estelle joined our family at 9:54am after 31 hours of natural labor weighing 6lbs.6oz. and 18.5"long.
she is a beautiful little girl that has two dimples & always sneezes in multiples :) 
we thank heavenly father for her constantly. she is our everything.

to be continued...


  1. OMG I love and Im stealing this idea! If I can figure it out!

  2. This is so precious!!!
    You two are absolutely BEAUTIFUL!

  3. u guys are really lovely together!


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