Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Some exciting news...

He surprised me when I came home from work and proposed in the house that we will share together once we are married.  He absolutely blew me away!  

We have been together over 5 years (Christian did the math of how many days we have been together and of course I forgot the number after 1,500) and I can't imagine anything better than spending the next 50+ years with my best friend. 

The timing is perfect for us and after several conversations about marriage and even a little book club between the two of us...we just knew that this was it.  I feel so blessed.

I wanted to share some photos from the weekend!


Christian designed the ring himself and I am just blown away.  It's perfection and beyond!!!  I love letting him show me all the details and reasons he chose for this particular part to look like this and so on.

I couldn't have come up with anything more fabulous.  I stare at it everyday, I just adore it!


Thank you to all of you who called, left voicemails, e-mailed, texted, tweeted, facebooked and of course those who helped us celebrate Friday night!!  I am on cloud 9 and more and more excited every minute.

As my future father-in-law told me, now I just need one of these guys to help me plan this shindig, as I know very little about wedding shenanigans...or is that what I have my bff Jeremy for?


PS -- And welcome welcome WELCOME to those of you who have wandered over here from SkinnyRunner!! I'm so appreciative that you have come over to visit CBL and hope this in-your-face engagement post isn't an overload...I promise this is not the usual content of CBL -- tomorrow the blog content will go on per usual!!

17 comments:

  1. Yay!!! Best Wishes!! I follow your blog and had a feeling this would be coming soon! My husband proposed by surprising me in my house too. So sweet and special! You ring is beyond amazing! Gorgeous! Someone told me that I would get tired of looking at my ring eventually but I have been married for almost two years end still get excited to put in on each day. Enjoy this time and your new monogram :) can't wait to see your planning posts!!

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  2. Congrats on your engagement! That is SO exciting!!!

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  3. Congrats on your engagement! Saw your blog on SR and wanted to say hi!

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  4. Congratulations! I thought you two were already engaged this whole time, but I should've known since there were no wedding planning entries! Excited to see what you share! You two make a very lovely couple.

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  5. Congratulations! I'm so happy for you! I wish you both a lifetime full of happiness and fun :).

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  6. Love your blog...I randomly click on skinny runner (i am a novice runner and she motivates me and lives near me so i randomly check her out)and saw your blog featured. Congrats on your engagement and your super cute blog!

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  7. Came by way of SR yesterday and definitely read every single one of your posts last night... congratulations and rest assured that your new readers are excited for you & will appreciate all of your wedding posts! : )

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  8. In the words of Stanford Blatch, "I'm so jeally!" Such a beautiful ring!!! Congrats! I am a SR convert as well. :)

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  9. Congratulations! that ring is to DIE for!! i saw your post on skinny runner and love your blog.. i already added to my reader.. congrats again! can't wait to hear about all your wedding plans!

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  10. Congrats! Your ring is so pretty :)

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  11. Congratulations!! Such a beautiful ring he had made just for you! Can't wait to see the wedding planning posts mixed in with the other stuff. You will make a beautiful bride!

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  12. CONGRATS!!!! So exciting! Can't wait to hear about the wedding plans!

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  13. Checked out your blog via SK. Love it! The DIY posts were great. The engagement is wonderful and the ring is to die for! Congratulations! -Brandy

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  14. THANK YOU for all the sweet comments and love!!! Hope y'all will continue to come back and visit. :)

    And I promise my posts are RARELY this gushy. PROMISE!!
    XO

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  15. Your ring is STUNNING! Love it! I have a halo style ring as well, very similar to yours -- and I'm telling you, you won't stop staring at it even after 7 years!

    I now totally adore you bc you tried your ring on your pets; I would so do that, and my hubby would expect nothing less. :)

    Ann

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    1. Aww thanks Ann!! It sounds like I love your ring too!! We have some smart men I think. :) And don't pets deserve some diamonds now and then? Only borrowed ones of course, let's get real. XO

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