S: Our Life 2007-2009
1: Our Life
3: Bachelorette Party!
4: With this ring I thee wed...
5: April 7, 2007 | Maid of Honor: Adriana Molina Best Man: John Nemec | Fort Hood, TX
6: 3d ACR RSS Squadron Ball 2007
7: Fort Hood Barbeques
8: Our First Apartment
9: Our 1st Halloween
10: Houston October 2007
11: Before he deployed to Iraq we took a trip to Houston so Matt could say goodbye to family.
12: We spent the day at the park. We had a picnic and just enjoyed each other's company and playing with our dog Elvis.
13: Deployment Going Away Party and Birthday Party | The guys had a birthday party for the ones they would miss in Iraq!
14: Our Last night out at Starlight before the deployment!
15: Deployment Day november 2007 | 3d ACR Deployed to Mosul, Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007-2009
16: Christmas | Aunt Becky reading "The Night Before Christmas" like we do every year! | Flowers from Matt in Iraq!
17: 2007 | One of my favorite Christmas traditions is going to the Marshall Wonderland of Lights | Christmas morning at Nana's house
18: On | On Christmas Break I went to visit Adri in Houston. Together we went to Galveston, a Houston Texans football game, and a Rockets basketball game (both a first for me). I also got to see Matt's mom and sister on the trip.
19: While at the Texans game I couldn't forget about Matt so I got him a cheerleader calendar complete with autographs! One day my friend Tara came with Adri and I to the Houston Zoo, something none of us had done in a long time!
20: Matt's 1st Day & Night on R&R | The Barber Family and I picked Matt up in Dallas and then later that night Keeley's coworker threw him a BBQ!
21: Keeley's friends threw Matt a bbq pool party | hanging out after the pool party | Kee's 1st Tat | Matt's 3rd Tat
22: Matt's R&R We rented a beach house in Galveston for a week. Matt's mom and sister joined us for half of it and his friends came for a night of fun!
24: Weekend at the Lake On R&R we went to Bland Lake with the Barbers! We fished, barbecued, and just relaxed with our family
25: Kemah & Boondoggles on R&R
26: Cafe on R&R | Rainforest
27: All the foods Matt missed while in Iraq!
28: Last Days of R&R | At the airport waiting to leave | Jonathan loves his soldier- I do too!
29: More Fort Hood BBQs | Watsons | Barrs | Hernandezs
30: Yes that is Monica climbing out our hotel window to the ledge below...I don't remember why though! | On my actual birthday Monica, Kerrie, and I went to Applebee's where I had my first legal drink- a long island iced tea. Later that week I went to a bar in Tyler called "Where's Rufus" with a group of girls and afterwards we came back to my apartment for more fun. My birthday week ended with a road trip to Fort Worth with Monica and meeting up with Adri for a night at Billy Bob's and Sammy Kershaw in concert!
31: At Billy Bob's I gambled for the first time on a slot machines and video black jack (I didn't win anything though.) In our hotel we set up a "bar" in the hallway and hung out with people we had met at Billy Bob's. The next morning Monica was nice enough to take pictures of me passed out and looking rough!
32: Matt's first trip to the Sand Box
33: Matt's 1st Deployment November 07- January 09
34: I spent Christmas in Florida but before going I had Christmas with the Barber Family. Funniest part of the break: I took Kirsten to get her eyebrows waxed but after the first eye she screamed and refused to do the other!
36: 2008 Kia Spectra- our first new car!
37: Keeley's 1st Time in the Hospital | While Matt was deployed Keeley contracted Viral Meningitis and was in the hospital for a week. Her friends and godmother took turns visiting and staying with her! | Ashley and Tara had a lot of fun goofing off with my shower equipment. I refused to allow any pictures be taken of me because I looked so sick!
38: Night out with Uncle Jerry and Aunt Connie
39: R S S M I L I R S S B A L L 2 0 0 9
41: Texas | We left Texas for Germany June 2, 2009.