2016. május 13., péntek

Flying to Budapest

Hello Guys,

I would have some time now to write a post while waiting at the airport in London for our connection to Budapest. The best thing of all that I am not alone. Eymard is coming home with me. Yeah. :) I am super excited to show some part of Hungary and Romania to him. In addition, we are super excited about finally introducing him to my family. We will stay a day in Budapest then heading home to Transylvania. After a week we go to Paris and Nice for a few days then staying in Budapest for three other days. We fly back to Dallas on the 31st. Our wedding is on the fourth of June. We ask God to help us to have a safe trip in Europe and also to get back safe to Dallas. Recently I am not that confident about flying....

Flying with your love is much more fun! It is the first time I had a companion on an international flight. Also, it is our first time flying together somewhere.

My school ended yesterday. It has been a very crazy and exhausted semester. I was feeling overwhelmed and stressed out many days but finally it is over and I have a long break. I couldn't wait for this moment. Working every day, having four classes and planning a wedding at the same time isn't easy to handle. When we started the wedding planning we had no idea what it will bring. Even dealing with the church was a headache lol. Since my family aren't able to come to the wedding we decided to go home to see them. It will be difficult to get married without my family but seeing them now and knowing we will do another reception with them next year helps me to accept the situation. 

After 2.5 years I maintained my 4.0 GPA, even now with all these things going on. It wasn't easy tho. :) I am trying to get some scholarship for the fall, it would be nice to go to school for free again. I applied for three scholarships and two of them selected me for the final round; however, they need to have an interview with me on some specific days in May. Since I am not in Dallas on the interview days, one of the committee isn't able to provide any alternate dates or not willing to do a phone interview. It made me upset since it is such a big deal that among 5 colleges I got to the final round and now I don't get a chance to talk to them. However, I am still hoping because on of the Scholarship Committee offered me a Skype interview. I will be in Nice, France that day, hope it will go really well. I want that scholarship so badly, especially knowing that our wedding will take most of our savings. So finger crossed for me please :)) The interview is on May 25th 7pm - local time in France. 

We have some engagement pictures. I share some of them with you. 

Well, I promise I wanted to upload a few of them, but it is super hard to choose :)

Words can't explain how happy I am with him, and how much I appreciate him and our relationship. I will be so proud to be a wife of such an amazing men. His family is so sweet to me as well. His father will walk me on the aisle in the church and his parents also bought my wedding dress. I was so emotional when I found out that they want to buy it for me. They always mention that they got another daughter.  It is just feels so good that I am part of another family. I believe we will have a beautiful life together. We already live in an apartmant together since end of March. It has been a very positive experience. I have to teach him how to be organized, but he is improving every day :) Our move in was a cathastrophe lol. When we got to the apartment two of the windows were broken completely. Not just cracked! We had no window at all! 2 days before the move in date we had a very bad hail. It damaged a lots of cars and broke many windows. I couldn't believe how big that hail was. My friends car windshield totally broke. In addition, we didn't hire movers, we decided to do everything by ourself. We went to bed at 5 am, we were carrying heavy stuff to the third floor all night. Well, we learned our lesson. Never again! Also, the carpet in one of the rooms was smelling so bad, it seemed like the previous owner kept some animals in it. After complaining about it to the office they were acting quickly and luckily they completly changed the whole carpet in the entire apartment. 

It was like that for 2 days. 

Now you may think we live in a bad situation lol. Now everything looks good. I wouldn't say super nice because our furnitures are not that modern, but hopefully towards end of the summer we will be able to change some of them. I don't want to buy too much furnitures because I am hoping that in 2 years or so we can move to a house.  I had days when I became a bit impatient about when we will be able to move to a house and I wanted to do it from next year but than I realized a house is just a building, home is a feeling. So, now I am enjoying a lot our little apartment.  :) (Not that little tho, We have two rooms, because Eymard needs an office, a study for me, living room and a kitchen)

The other day I received a mail from my nephew from Budapest. He was extremely sweet. He drawn a Hungarian, a Brazilian and an American flag. ( If I didn't mention before Eymard is originally from Brazil). I can't wait to teach him some more English words. 

Well, I think I am going to end this post now. Our flight will start boarding very soon. I promise that you don't have to wait long for some wedding pictures! I am worry a bit about if everything will match and so on but now whatever we decided prior stays that way. I am glad that I could go through all the details before the trip. 

Have a great day everyone!
<3 <3 <3

2016. január 7., csütörtök

Finally I am back :)

Hello everyone,

Here I am again from my lovely Dallas, Texas. However it is not always as lovely as I mention because we have often tornados here which always freaks me out. The last one was one day after Christmas. 12 miles away from my apartment complex. 8 people died many houses destroyed.

Anyway, let's do a little update here since I didn't write anything from August and I guess many of you are curious what is going on with me here....

First of all, I believe I mentioned that I moved together with my friends in a 3 bedrooms apartment that I absolutely lovely it. This way of living here in America is totally differ from an Au-Pair life. If now someone would tell me I have to leave with a family for 3 whole months I would die. LOL.... Really. It would be so so hard for me after all. But you know what I am still grateful for my Au-Pair year here because that step lead me towards all this that I have now in this city.

Probably there is not too much to love in Dallas but for me it means everything. This is the city in America where I had/have so much fun, happiness, sadness, crying and depressed days, relationship failure, adventure, success, homesick and where I found love for the second time haha :) Love, yes I totally fall in love with Eymard, the boy whom I barely liked a year ago. In a year we grow together and now every day that I don't spend with him is not a complete day. I am so lucky that I found a partner like him. He is so understanding, helpful, kind, polite and weird haha. He is my weird musician but I could totally accept his weirdness. He always calms me down which is awesome because i can get upset of things that I can't fix. A year ago I was just dreaming that one day I will meet with a men like him. I so much appreciate him and love him forever. For our one year anniversary I got a very special gift from him.... 

... an engagement ring :)

I knew he will do this step someday but i didn't know when. Back than I thought you need to date with someone for a few years before making such a decision but now my though about it is the opposite. For our anniversary we did something small, it was a road trip to San Antonio. We stayed there for a night.... 

Texas De Brazil - His favorite restaurant

We stopped by Lake Travis  in Austin on our way. I love the view from that restaurant. Every time we drive that way I want to have lunch/dinner there.

This is a very happy girl right there!!! :))

So I will become soon Dalma Furtado :) 

I still look at my ring a lot but in the first week I couldn't stop starring at it. 

After our engagement our lives got a bit crazy. We had to decide when we want to get married. We still debating on the date but at least we know that we want to do this in June. We are working on some paperwork now for the church wedding. Waiting on some document what my parish issued at home, my mom put it in mail since they need the original one. We will have the wedding in the same church where Eymard plays every Sunday and where we both went even before knowing each other. We have to do a preparation class, hopefully we can do it in the last weekend of January. 

We decided to not do a reception just a wedding and a dinner. It is so expensive to get a venue and do a big party. It doesn't worth it for us, especially because my family can't be here. But we will do a reception back home in Transylvania in 2017. That is the plan.

I already bough fly ticket to go home in May with Eymard. I am so excited to take him home. I am so curious how he will like my country. We will stay for four days in Hungary for a week in Romania and for 5 days we go to Paris and the French Riviera. That is going to be our honeymoon. Yes before the wedding lol. Hopefully just one or two weeks before the wedding.  When we get back we want to get married and after we want to apply for my temporary green card. 

There are so many things we need to do and I am already afraid how busy I will be when school starts in 2 weeks. Working 60 hours a week, being full time student is not easy. Now i have time every evening to cook something but when school starts i can forget about having time for cooking.
School goes well, I will graduate in the fall. I got three scholarships in the past year which was $5000 all together and it covered my fall semester and the upcoming spring semester. I am so grateful for that help. It meant a lot. 

In end of march I want to move together with Eymard, I ned to find someone to take over my room, otherwise I will end up to pay two rents for 3.5 months. 

Eymard's birthday is on the 24th of December so we celebrating everything together :)

I love his family :)

My mother-in-law to be :)

Take care everyone... I passed my bedtime here...... When I know dates and more details about our wedding day i will let you all know.

Hugs <3 <3 <3