Oh, The Places

The Bachelorette Party: No Clever Caption Needed

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The bachelorette party day was one to remember.  My best friend Jaime with the help of a million of my friends organized an entire day dedicated to me celebrating my last few days of singleness and embracing marriage.  Instead of a nice long intro I am going to tell you the story through photos.  Because […] Read more…

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Friends and Family are Interchangeable Words

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On October 15, 2011… the party plane landed in Honolulu, Hawaii.  They were the first but not the last of a huge group of family and friends that came to spend our wedding with us.  There is not enough “thank yous” to give to these amazing people.  The love and support that they have shown […] Read more…

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The Gillespie's Take Over Oahu

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I believe I owe you all some blog posts.  I often start my blogs in the shower.  That’s right.  Just about the time I start to lather, rinse, repeat I am writing snippets of my next blog in my head.  Due to the tons of shampoo and conditioner people left us after the wedding I […] Read more…

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My Surprise Virtual Bridal Shower (aka the time I cried for an hour straight)

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Holy moly it has been a crazy month.  I have had so much to share but not any time to blog.  We are down to crunch time.  My parents will be here in 3 days and the wedding is less than 3 weeks away!  I am so excited I can hardly stand it.  The past […] Read more…

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$8 For a Box of Cereal. Sheesh.

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I need to blog. Obviously.  But I was having trouble with what to start with.  Here were some of my openers that I decided to can.  You can thank me for not taking you down some of these roads… Terrible Blog Openers: I went to buy cereal today and the box I wanted was $8.  […] Read more…

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So I Got A Little Homesick

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This week started out with two words.  Stressed & homesick.  Work is busy.  The wedding is just 2 months away.  And my baby sister was turning 21 years old 4335.19 miles away (yes, I Googled it).  I decided that I needed a quick Target trip to get my head on straight.  If you are a […] Read more…

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IIIII Wish You Were Here

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Sooo… wondering what we have been up to lately?  Work stuff can be boring so I won’t go into details on that although it has been very exciting for us.  Our business has opened so many doors for us.  New friends, new ideas, new life.  And as we talk more and more about the future […] Read more…

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See You in the Morning, See You in the Evening, See You at Supper Time

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When I was growing up every night my mom and I would sing this same little song right before she closed the door and I had to go to sleep.  I can still see her standing in my bedroom door.  The little song went: “See you in the morning, see you in the evening, see […] Read more…

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You Are My Inspiration Part 1

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In my opinion, the coolest thing about life is that we have some control of it’s direction.  We may not end up at our preconceived destination but we can surely set our GPS north or south.  And most of the time, when you take a leap and head north when everyone else is headed south… […] Read more…

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Welcome to Our Hale!

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We are officially in our new hale (home)!  We still have a couple things to do but after a long day of moving I am extremely happy with how it turned out.  The process of finding a home is much, much different than Indiana.  Most apartments or condos are individually owned so you can’t just […] Read more…

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