I hear wedding bells

December 3, 2010

Ashley and Spencer (The Country is in good hands)

Carlos, Spencer, Ashley and Donna ( Hawaii )

Ashley and Spencer announced they are getting married in December.  They will be flying home for the wedding.

And then there was a rainbow for good luck


Every car in Hawaii carries a rainbow on its license plate.

Dolphins playing at Kahala Resort Pool


We had a wonderful time watching the Dolphins,  almost as much fun as watching Molly and McGee.

Hawaiian Style Country Breakfast


We had some wonderful food while in Hawaii, not only this fabulous breakfast but I had one of the best roast duck dinners I have had in my life. No, I am not getting on the scales for a few days and yes, I have been on the treadmill since we returned.


Carlos, Donna and Austin

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65 Responses to “I hear wedding bells”

  1. Bonita Lyon Says:

    Wow!! What a good looking couple!!! They both are very lucky as are you two. Looks like you had a wonderful time. Aloha and mahalo for all the updates and great photos. Bonnibell

  2. Lisa Says:

    Welcome home and congratulations to the adorable couple!

  3. Paula Says:

    Fantastic photos and absolutely great news about the happy couple. Oh yes, the food in Hawaii sounds fab too :-)

  4. Teri Saffren - Irthum Says:

    Congratulations to you all! I wish Ashley and Spencer a long and happy life together – take a lesson from your grandparents – and your life together will be wonderful.
    Carlos, thanks for all the pictures. I love the food and the dolphins – please keep them coming when you can.

  5. Karen in Sebring Says:

    What exciting news about Ashley and Spencer! Thank you for the darling pics of them. It looks like you had a fabulous time in Hawaii! Mahalo and Merry Christmas!

  6. VeeTX Says:

    Thank you for sharing this very special time with your family with us! What a beautiful couple. May God grant them a long and happy lifetime together. New beginnings are so exciting. I’m happy that you’ve arrived home safely from your vacation. You look rested and happy!!!

    Love, VeeTX

  7. GeniaKnitz Says:

    What wonderful news! I echo tsaffirth above and wish them as many happy years as Ashley’s grandparents have had! May their lives soar like Molly and McGee.
    Aloha! And welcome back.

  8. MutherNature Says:

    Awesome news! Congrats Ashley & Spencer….with grandparents like yours, Ashley, you can’t go wrong :)

    Carlos, so glad to see you and Donna rested…(You’ll need it for clutch #3 hint hint LOL)

  9. karen plate Says:

    Congrats to all:) WOW what a year you have had. Beautiful couple!! Happy Holidays from Upstate N.Y. Home of the Finger Lakes and Wine trails. A “toast” to you:)

  10. Janie Branison Says:

    Ashley is gorgeous and her beau is very handsome too. They are a great looking couple. I think you are wise to stay on the treadmill and off the scales for a while. Welcome home!!

  11. DezSDBrats Says:

    Congrats to the happy couple, and thanks to Spencer for his service to our country! Ditto the sentiments about following the path of Donna and Carlos!

    Thanks for sharing, glad you enjoyed your R & R, you deserved it!

    Warm Holiday Wishes!

  12. congratulations to the happy couple. They look so cute together and so in love.

  13. Rosemary Says:

    Thanks for the beautiful pictures and the exciting news. Congratulations to the happy couple. I will be looking foward to seeing wedding photos…. What a beautiful bride
    Ashley will be.

  14. Jodimaher Says:

    Congrats !! This is great news. I am very happy for the whole family! What a gorgeous couple and yes, the country is in good hands. Thank you for sharing the news ! You may need to open up that PO box again so we can send Ashley all her wedding gifts! This is so exciting!

  15. DianaJoe Says:

    What a fab Christmas gift. A brand new grand son-in-law. The couple look sooo happy. How could they not be blessed . Spencer will be a part of the Royal family. Who are Kate and the other prince???? Can’t compare to our Royals.

  16. Cinda B Says:

    Congrats to the happy couple! Looks like you had a wonderful vacation in paradise. Thanks for the pics. Mele Kalikimaka & Hauli Makahiki Hou! Not sure if that’s spelled right, cause it’s been a long time!

  17. PegRod Says:

    Wedding bells! Molly Fans are delighted that our Royal Family will have a Royal Wedding in December.

    While Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry on Friday, April 29, 2011 in England, our Princess Ashley and Spencer are just as good-looking, hard-working, intelligent, and talented – wonderful role models for the world for people of all ages.

    “Gee this is fun and we are a part of it!” Thank you Carlos, Donna, Ashley and Spencer for sharing this joy with us.

  18. Donna Koski Says:

    the pictures are great and congradulations to everyone. Glad you are keeping warm, its been cold in Clairmont but the sun is shining.
    Looks like you are having fun and enjoying your selves. Breakfast looks good.

    We miss you and the owls. Have a great time

    Donna (Bingodabber)

  19. Owlcoholic4life Says:

    Welcome home Royals. We certainly miss you. Congrats to Ashley and Spencer. What a gorgeous couple. Know you are so proud of them. Thank you for sharing this with us and hope you had fun in Hawaii.

  20. Sherry Kelly Says:

    Always love to see a new post and this is very exciting news for the Royal family. Thanks for sharing your family with us. The photos are lovely and looks like you two had a terrific trip.

    We have news in our family also – our first great-grand baby, a beautiful, healthy, baby boy!

    Wishing Ashley and Spencer a wonderful wedding and a joyful life!
    Sherry Kelly, Author of three very special books: 1)A Cat Named Zooby (a charming true story for ages 8 to 108) 2)Your New Baby’s Instruction Book (a great gift for expectant parents or parents of newborns – now babies can come with instructions!) 3)The Big Life of a Little Man: Michael Dunn Remembered (the “can’t put down” biography of the little person actor who played numerous roles in the 60s and 70s including that of Wild Wild West’s Dr. Loveless!)

    Google them! Ask for them at your favorite book seller!
    Call in an order to Tate Publishing 1-888-361-9473
    Or order online at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com
    Contact Sherry at skauthor1@aol.com

  21. drsballou Says:

    Dear Donna and Carlos,

    Thank you for sharing such exciting news from your family. Ashley is absolutely beautiful! Glad you got some much needed R&R.

    I’ve been missing hearing Carlos’ voice every morning….that is, when you have the sound on! :)


    i just love these updates! What a wonderful family you have and i’m sure beautiful great grand children some day judging by the looks of those two!

  23. Ruth O'Neil Says:

    I am so happy for Ashley. She’s marrying a HERO! Please pass along to him my deep gratitude for his service!

  24. Lynne Townsend Says:

    So great to hear your news—–great picture of two handsome couples!! The pictures on the blog are wonderful (as usual). Do stay off the scales-when I arrived back from Hawaii several years ago—it was an 11 lb. gain. Wonderful food! I am glad you had a great time–will be looking forward to your updates!

    We have all missed you and our precious owls!


  25. Madonna Varchetto-Bonner Says:

    I just love the updates, and this one is especially exciting!!! Best Wishes to Ashley and Spencer, what a beautiful couple. Thanks to Spencer for protecting this wonderful country of ours. Carlos, you and Donna look so happy and rested. Glad you both are home safe. Please have a joyous Christmas and wonderful New Year! My life seems so much richer having the Royals and Molly,Mcgee and the “kids” in my life. You have welcomed all of us into your lives as if we were family…Thank You! May all of us give back to you in our prayers and good thoughts of the Royals. May God richly bless you for all the good you do! Madonna

  26. Amy Bing Says:

    Congratulations to Ashley & Spencer! What a great way to start off the holidays…with love!

    Don’t let Molly & McGee know you were eating duck…they might worry that Owl may be the next thing on the plate. Just joking!

    Take care,

  27. MnMwatchnSantee Says:

    Carlos & Donna: Congratulations on Ashley’s engagement and your newest family member. Thank you for sharing the news and for posting the beautiful pictures of your Hawaii trip. The pics bring back fond memories for me as we were stationed there in ’91-’93.

    Genny, “MnMwatchnSantee”

  28. Katy Says:

    Congratulations to Ashley and Spencer. What a beautiful couple they are!!
    Best wishes and Happy Holidays to the Royal Family.

  29. francie bowers Says:

    What a sweet young couple…a Royal Wedding, we are all tickled for you! Once again your pictures are just beautiful, and it is lovely to hear from you. Happy Holidays to you, Donna, Austin and your whole family.

  30. Beverly Kerst Says:

    Congratulations to Ashley and Spencer. They are a beautiful couple. I wish them a lifetime of happiness.
    Donna & Carlos, it looks beautiful in Hawaii and that breakfast looked so yummy! I have to go cut up a pineapple right now, I love fruit, esp. mangos and pineapples.
    Have a Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thanks for all you have given to us. Beezy

  31. Linda Stauffer Says:

    Hi Carlos and Donna,

    Welcome back. Congrats to Ashley and Spencer. They make a cute couple. Thank you Spencer for your service. Thanks for the pictures Carlos. Looks like you had a great time. Keep the pictures coming when you can.

    Take care,

    Linda Stauffer
    Harrisburg, PA

  32. Linda /artgirl Says:

    Hi Carlos and Donna – congrats to all – our own Royal Wedding – how cool is that. Celebration for Mary Ellis going on now on SS and we announced Ashley and Spencer too. A great celebration for all of them.
    Thanks for letting us in your lives – you are the best

  33. Suzanne Hannah Says:

    What a handsome couple! Congrats Donna & Carlos you must be so proud. Also thanks again for the beautiful pictures.
    Best Wishes for the happy couple.

  34. Ricki Says:

    What wonderful news and great pics – thanks so much for sharing.

  35. Kit Says:

    Congratulations to all of the Royal family, your holidays will be very exciting! Thank You for the beautiful photos!


  36. Amy S Says:

    Welcome to the “army family”!!! great news!

  37. aljcm/amy Says:

    carlos–what beautiful pictures. and congratulations on ashley getting engaged–how wonderful.

  38. didinp Says:

    What Wonderful news! Congratulations Ashley and Spencer

    Wow what a year it has been – can’t wait for what the future brings


  39. Nanci Says:

    I too echo all the thoughts and wishes to the newest about to be Royal couple, ummm is that Ashely and Spencer Harris?! Endless thanks to you, Carlos, Donna and Austin for enriching our lives by sharing your family. I so look forward to your blogs. You are indeed an inspiration. Merry Christmas to you all!

    Nanci aka Nanmarks

  40. LoveYourDNA Says:

    Aloha, People!

    How wonderful life is! We missed you, but we can see you were having such a good time with your loved ones. You’re not an old dog, Carlos… Very happy for Ashley and Spencer! See how much love the Royal household brings forth?

    happy Hollydaze!

  41. Cynthia Bradley (bradleytwins) Says:

    Love, love, LOVE these pictures. What a wonderful trip you’ve had and am very happy and excited for Spencer and Ashley. I’m praying for the very best in their future together!!!

  42. ChocoMare/Susan Says:

    God’s richest blessings upon Ashley & Spencer!

    • PegRod Says:

      We are so grateful for the thousands of hours you gave us ChocoMare (moderator) so that thousands of new chatters felt so safe and welcomed – you are always in our hearts. Remembering you with love (hearts)

  43. Maryann Says:

    Welcome home Royals!
    Thank you for the lovely pictures and congratulations to Ashley and Spencer.

    Any news about the Royal owl family ? :)


  44. sdsurfchick Says:

    What a gorgeous couple. Much aloha to/for them forever. And good to have you two home again. xoxo

  45. Gail Loveless Says:

    Congratulations to Ashley and Spencer. They make a beautiful pair. Carlos please thank Spencer for his service. I have a grandson in the army and I am so proud of him. Your pictures of Hawaii are beautiful I loved the picture of the Plumaria to bad it didn’t come with it’s beautiful scent. Merry Christmas to your beatiful family including Molly and Mcgee and all the kidz.
    Gail Loveless, Cromwell, Indiana

  46. Sandy Says:

    Congratulations for your Grandson and future Granddaughter!!!! Or the other way around?? Anyway, looks like you had a wonderful time and thank you so much for all the updates!!!

    When you announced hearing wedding bells I thought you meant Molly and McGee again!!!! LOL

  47. Linda Scroggin Says:

    Wow she is very cute, did she know him before she moved there? Glad she’ll come home for the wedding. Looks like you are having a great time. Enjoying your updates.

  48. Virgene Colby-auntie_vee Says:

    Ashley is a beautiful girl to be proud of. Looks like she has a fella you can be proud of too.

    Wow, what a breakfast, I guess the treadmill would be in order with great food like that and more…..

  49. Linda Greene Says:

    Wow!! Beautiful couple and Congratulations to the Royal family on such happy news!!! So glad you two are home and had a great time..

  50. SueinMaine Says:

    What great news for a beautiful couple and her family!! Thanks for sharing and welcome home!!!

  51. Jo-Ann Says:

    Thanks for sharing your trip with us… and happy for the new couple to wed this month!!! The rainbow says it all… thank you so much Carlos and Donna….

  52. Katy Says:

    I echo PegRod’s sentiments to our Chocomare and the same for sdsurfchick and all the other wonderful Moderators. You were the glue that kept the chat room so safe.

  53. Sue Couch Says:

    Thanks, Carlos, for sharing the exciting wedding news and the beautiful photos from your trip. I’m sure I’d be hitting the treadmill, too, after all that delicious looking food. The rainbow and the dolphins are very special shots. Glad you had such
    a great trip!

  54. Beth Jones Says:

    Congratulations to Ashley and Spencer! Wishing you many happy years together!

    Carlos and Donna, it looks like you had an absolutely wonderful vacation. No one deserves it more!

  55. catsmommy Says:

    What proud G-parents you must be, they are such a wonderful looking couple, very much like you two.
    Congrats and best of life.
    I love the images of the dolphins and breaky too… it really is paradise there.
    Mahalo Carlos and Donna

  56. Betty Mitchell Says:

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful memories. Welcome back!

  57. Lisa A. Burns Says:

    Oh joy! Congrats Ashley and Spencer!!!!
    Love you all….!! Thank you Carlos & Donna for sharing your beautiful photos and your Family.
    Happy Day!!!!
    God Bless you all. Love, Lisa from NE FL

  58. Holly Sue Says:

    Thank you so much for the wonderful photographs! As I sit looking out at five inches of snow (very pretty but cold) I appreciate seeing happy people on a beach! What exciting news about Ashley and Spencer-an adorable couple! Congratulations to all of you. Wave to Molly and McGee and family from me. It is so good to hear from you!
    With love, Holly Sue

  59. Diana Schleicher Says:

    It is a very lovely family!! The pictures are wonderful, and your granddaughter is a beauty. It looks like you had a good time in Hawaii. (Carlos on a surf board?! You rock, my man!) Wasn’t that fun?! I am just humbled to be able to say I have made your acquaintance. Keep on rockin’!!

  60. Kim Gorman Says:

    Carlos ! THANK YOU for the updates on M&M as well as you and Donna! Your granddaughter is BEAUTIFUL (all caps required). You have a lovely, lovely family and I can tell there is much joy in the Royal lineage. Congratulations on the upcoming wedding and your new son in law! We are also glad M&M are well and enjoying a much-needed rest, as well.

    Happiest Holidays, ooops, Howlidays to all!

    Kim and Dave Gorman

  61. vera daley Says:

    Congrats to the happy couple. Thank you Spencer, my Son was stationed in Hawaii for 4 years, loved it. Carlos and Donna, thank you for sharing your family joy with us. Happy Holidays.

  62. Lia Says:

    Nice to be here

  63. chat Says:

    Thank you for informing us about it..

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