Hellloo Errrboody! So the Vegas Bowl was a BLAST! Especially because I got to spend time with Uani. Uani and the team got to Vegas Friday night so he did his thing with his team Friday. Saturday I had to work until about 5:00PM, after I got off work Jhordan and I headed down to Vegas. We tried to get there as quick as we can to spend some time with the boys before they had bedroom check which was at 1:00AM, and we did it! :) We made it there by...around 11:00PM I think it was. We met the boys at The Venetian where they were staying which was a really really nice hotel. It was so good to see Uani:) Always missing him when we're away from each other. So Saturday night we just hung out for a couple hours, Uani and I knew Andelyn was in Vegas at this time and was with Mekennas parents in the Flamingo hotel where they stay, so we walked over there to see Andelyn but she was asleep :( so we just got to stare and uma her! We were then talking to Darla (Mekennas mom) about where me and Jhordan were going to stay, she offered to let us stay in their room because they were leaving out of town for Christmas anyways... What a blessing it was to be able to stay there, we were not even 10 minutes walking distance away from where Uani was staying:) Saturday night we stayed at the Excalibur where Jon and Dad had a hotel room while they've been there working, they were so sweet and got Jhordan and I our own room for Saturday night.
Sunday morning we went to a ward off of Tropicana with Dad, Jon and Jaymz. They had a really good Christmas program organized for that sacrament meeting because it was the Sunday before Christmas, I really enjoyed going to that church and was happy we were able to find a ward to go to close by where we were staying:) after church me, Jhord, Jaymz and Jon went to Blueberry Hill to get some breakfast! After being stuffed from breakfast we went back to the Flamingo and got all settled into Darla and Gregs room after they left town. Dad stayed for all 3 meetings at the church so around 4PM we went back to pick up dad from the church then Dad dropped me and Jhord off at the Flamingo. After Uani and the team were finished picking out gifts Uani made his way over to the Flamingo so we could open presents and have our "early" Christmas together because we weren't going to be able to be with each other on Christmas. Exchanging gifts with him was so exciting and fun :) I got very spoiled! After opening gifts and spending time together he had to be back for bed check by midnight.
Monday Jhord and I just hung out and did our own thing around town until the boys were free. When Uani was done with football he came to the Flamingo and we went to see the beautiful fountains :) (MY FAVORITE!) The fountains are the best at this time of year because they play CHRISTMAS MUSIC!! Which is also my favorite, so I was getting pretty spoiled this night having the fountains going to Christmas music in front of me while I had Uani right next to me. It was fun being with Uani walking the strip looking and enjoying all the beautiful lights and buildings. I'm pretty proud of our picture at the bottom, Uani put the camera on self timer and set it on this pillar thing, and then jumped into the picture with me...Turned out lovely;)
Tuesday was GAME DAY! I got up pretty early and got showered and ready for the game, met up with Mom, Dad and Laurel at one of Mom and Dads friends house in Vegas then all went to the game together. The game was good, we scored in the first quarter then never scored again until the 4th quarter. It was probably the coldest game I have ever been to in my entire life! But it's all worth it when you're watching someone special. I felt bad for the players (Uani). They looked FREEZING! As you can see all of them trying to keep warm on the sideline lol. The first half of the game I was sitting with Jhordan and Uani's family, at half time I went over and sat with Mom and Laur where they were closer. It was SOOOO fun having Mom, Dad and Laurel at the game and being able to spend time with them and sit with them. Never would I have thought I'd get to be at one of Uani's games with them there TOO! LIKE I SAID... I felt pretty spoiled this WHOLE trip... Had my family there, had Uani there and got to go to Uani's game all together and have my family there... Uani played awesome, as always... and so did their whole team! BYU (our roots) won so that wasn't too bad either! After the game Uani went with family to eat then he got to come spend time with me:) I never worry about being with Uani after they lose a game, he always has a good attitude and has never been a sore loser:)
Wednesday morning I got up a little bummed knowing it was my last little bit I got to be with Uani because we were both leaving Vegas Wednesday to travel home. I left the Flamingo, he left The Venetian and we met up and went to breakfast at McDonalds:) After that we went and checked him out of his hotel room. After checking out we met up with his family at the hotel that his parents were staying at, we hung out there for quite a bit and then Jhord and I left and were on our way home back to Utah and Uani and his family left and were on their way to California! I had such a great time on this trip, it seemed like a long time because it was almost 4 days but it went by waaaay too fast! I hope everybody had a safe and joyful holiday! I will be posting on Christmas VERY soon! Ofa Lahi Atu;)