Me and My Llama!

Does anyone else remember this bizarre Sesame Street sketch?

Hello, hive!!!

So, I’ve been a Weddingbee reader for around four years, and dating Mr. Llama for around three and a half…and probably around two years ago, I thought to myself, “If I ever get to blog for Weddingbee, it would be perfect if they had a Llama available…”

What are the freaking chances?? I mean, right??

You see, Mr. Llama and I call each other “LOML” all day long (it’s an abbreviation for Love of My Life…cue the “awwwwww”). We say it the way anyone else would say “babe” or “sweetie” or “honey.” And every once in a while, I’ll sing the “Me and My Llama” song, but with LOML in place of llama.

I really cannot believe that I’m ACTUALLY Miss Llama, after all that!

Mr. Llama and I are just under six months out from our destination wedding at…Disney World! We are self-admitted Disney freaks—in fact, Mr. Llama insists that I appeared uninterested in him UNTIL he mentioned that he came from a “Disney family.” (Not true at all…I actually made quite the effort to specifically go talk to him that fateful night!)

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I’ve had so much fun already just blogging for myself, so I can’t IMAGINE how fun it’s going to be to actually have a community of brides to have a dialogue with! And get advice from! I’ve been such a regular reader of Weddingbee over the years that it definitely feels surreal to be on the “other side” of the hive.

And truthfully, I have to thank Mr. Llama—he was the one that encouraged me to start blogging and apply, despite feeling like I would never have enough free time. (Such is the life of a first-year teacher…) In the last few years, I made the transition from actor to teacher, and while I do love teaching, it was Mr. L that saw that I still needed a creative outlet that wasn’t job related. He was so right. I’m so glad he convinced me to go through with it.

I can’t wait to get started. AHHHHH!!!! I’m a BEEEEE!!!!

See ya real soon!

(any Disney-philes who recognize that?)

Ms. Llama

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Miss Llama

Location:
Walt Disney World
Wedding Date:
July 2014

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    msllama 236 posts, Helper bee @ 2:34 pm

    @Miss Clover: aaaand I already managed to mess up the ‘reply’ feature – haha! Clover, I thought for sure I wouldn’t get picked as a Bee since there was another Chicago teacher in the midst! Thanks for the welcome :) @Miss Milk Cow: I’m glad you didn’t too!@Miss Parisian: I lived in France for 3 years as a kid, so if Parisian had still been available, it would have been a tough choice, but I’m glad I’m a Llama.@Mrs. Road Trip: Hope you enjoyed your Disney-moon!! (That was you, right? Pretty sure…)@MissGoldFish: Mr. Llama and I once saw a cake topper with LOML spelled out, and we were like “WHAT?? WHO STOLE THAT?? Then we realized it’s likely pretty common, haha!

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    Dommiebatsch, Guest @ 2:36 pm

    Another Disney Freak here! Getting married at WDW was my dream, but being from Aus I just couldn’t get it to work out :( So Happy to live vicariously through you! And I LOVE your Lama story, adorable (just like you guys)

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    msllama 236 posts, Helper bee @ 2:47 pm

    @livelaughlove628: Love your icon!! Can’t wait to find all the hidden Disney lovers on the boards…
    @SophieB3: Where do you teach?
    @Mrs. Bicycle: Still not sure if that’s a blessing or a curse… :)
    @Mrs. Palm Tree: @Mrs. Jet Setter: @WaltzDreams: @Kellis: glad to find some fellow Disney-philes…

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    bighornsheep 115 posts, Blushing bee @ 4:10 pm

    @LAB: My sentiments exactly!
    Welcome Miss Llama! Can’t wait to read about your wedding journey ;D You already know how much of a Disney freak I am!

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    lealorali 4794 posts, Honey bee @ 6:23 pm

    welcome!! I love llamas!!!!

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    msllama 236 posts, Helper bee @ 7:16 pm

    @Mrs. Bighorn Sheep: I did not know of this Llama song until you and LAB mentioned it! Well, now it must be my theme song.
    I also feel like the Bighorn Sheep and Llama icons are long lost cousins or something…it’s those cute black eyes, I think!

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    gondola 1046 posts, Bumble bee @ 3:26 am

    Welcome!!

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    wellies 1425 posts, Bumble bee @ 11:04 am

    Welcome! I can’t wait to read about your Disney World wedding! :)

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    daniTS 63 posts, Worker bee @ 5:19 pm

    Aw yay! I’m 5 months out from my DCL wedding, so I can’t wait to follow along on your planning!

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    slykrab 17 posts, Newbee @ 8:08 am

    YES! Growing up, that was my favorite Sesame Street sketch! I even made my mom record it on a cassette tape so I could listen to the song over and over. :)

    I’m also a big Disney fan, and I can’t wait to learn more about your journey and your wedding!

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    msllama 236 posts, Helper bee @ 6:43 pm

    @slykrab: Hahaha yes!!! Someone finally commented about Me and My Llama!! Glad I wasn’t the only one who loved that strange, strange video.

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