Monday, July 20, 2009


Kansas City is now home to one of the greatest water park chains in the world. I have been excited about Schlitterbahn Vacation Village since the day I heard they broke ground. This is a huge development and is going to take years to finish, but last week they finished Phase I of the park and it opened to the public. I just had to go!
So Saturday morning Steve and I packed up and headed to see how great it was. I was so excited! We got there a little before open and I was the very first person in the park that day.
12 of the 13 attractions were open. We went on all of them multiple times. My favorite was the tunnel slide on a 2 person tube. You go way faster on the 2 person tubes than you do going down alone. You can bring food and drinks into the park, so we packed a lunch and ate on one of the many picnic tables they had. We also scored some great lounge chairs that we could layout on in between rides. The weather was great for a day at the water park too. If anything the sun could have been out a little more. Getting there early was the best, there was hardly a crowd. In-fact when we left at 3pm it had just started to get packed. This allowed us to go up and down the slides so many times. We were worn out after 5 hours at the park. What a great day.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Look Out!

Be on the look out...invitations have started to go out! Don't start to worry if you haven't gotten one yet. I am addressing them in groups of 20 and mailing them. They are being done in no particular order. Today I am mailing my 3rd set. I know some people from the first and second set have gotten theirs. Its very exciting. I can't wait to start getting response cards in the mail!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

First Dress Fitting

This past Saturday I had my first fitting for my dress! It was the first time I got to see my dress too. I love it. I wish I could show you pictures of it, but that would spoil the surprise. :) And I am pretty sure the groom reads this blog(he better anyways. hehe) and I don't want him to see the dress until I am walking down the aisle. Since I can't show you my dress here is one sassy bridesmaid at the fitting.
As a surprise bonus to our trip to St Louis, I got to see my Dad! Thanks Ellen for realizing we were both going to be in town at the same time. Dad was passing through the area on his way beck from Canada to New Jersey. So on Sunday Steve, Chewie and I met him, mama and uncle pat for lunch at the Broadway Oyster Bar. They have a great patio area so we were able to bring Chewie along. It was his first experience at a bar and he loved it. He also loved getting to see everyone. I hadn't realized that I would not see my dad until the wedding, so it was really great to get this visit in with him before September. And as always it was nice to see mama and uncle pat too. :)