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Monday, January 23, 2012

Some things never change :)

On 11-11-01 I was 13 years old and apparently I was a dreamer then like I am now...

I made a lock box for myself with things that were important to me and a list of 'goals' that I wanted to accomplish; some were silly - some were SO good!


I promised myself to not open the box for 10 years - and I kept that promise to myself even though I would occasionally find the box and be tempted to remember what I'd locked away.

And now ten years and a few months later - I want to share with you what THIS 13 year old me wanted to remember...

A bible to show my love for God.  My goal was to follow in his footsteps.  :)  I'm still amazed that as a 13 year old I was so, so, so right about at least one thing.
I included a photo of my brother (who I love and adore him for his patience for his undeniably annoying little sister).  This was to show the love for my family <3
A photo of my bestie - who is STILL my bestie after all these years (We have been through A LOT!)
I also made a list of things that were important to me.  A few of the things make me chuckle... "I would like my first kiss to be very special"  If any of you know me very well - you KNOW this crazy dream came true.... and sadly, no - it wasn't Garren.  Although that would have been even MORE special.  ;)

I also wrote I wanted to get married at 22.... WOW.  How did I even know when I would MEET the man of my dreams?!  I was married at 22 (in 2010) to my loving and wonderful husband Garren - the "G" of R&G :)

There were a lot of other things on this list - like who my current 'crush' was... I won't embarrass him by saying names or showing his photo - but it is pretty hilarious who we thing we'll wind up with when we are 13 years old!

I'm so thankful 10 years ago I set out to do something so neat - it was a lot of fun pulling out this old box and reminiscing.  I'll definitely encourage my kids to do the same someday :)

Rachel
xo

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Our first bridal expo in 10 days!



We are added a few more vendors to the list, too!  Don't miss out on great savings and lots of fun!

Rachel
xo

FREE SESSION GOES TO...

JEAN GARDEN!

Congratulations Jean!  Email me at rachel@rngphotos.com to collect your free session ticket!

Monday, January 9, 2012

We have a WINNER!!!

Drum roll please...

CONGRATULATIONS to Laura Dassance! 

You are our 1k giveaway winner!!!!

Random.org chose YOU and I think you will be very happy to get the sprinklings of gifts in your mail coming very soon! 

Thank you EVERYONE for entering & becoming a fan.  We love you all!

xo
Rachel