Monday, January 30, 2012

Valentine's Day Challenge: Favorite Date

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I haven't participated in a blog challenge in a longgg time; but these are fun and it's an easy way to find new blogs. Amber from Brunch with Amber is hosting this one with a Neely and Casey.





Day 1: Favorite Date

Chris and I didn't date for very long. I guess when you know, you just know. Or when you get pregnant, you trap them. Tomato, tommaaattoo. :)

For the 4th of July {my favorite holiday}, we got tickets to the Cubs vs Cardinals game in St. Louis. Chris got us a room across from Union Station and we just ate and gallivanted around downtown all day.



Why I decided to dress like a Flinstone is beyond me...








We enjoyed the game and then headed out of the stadium to watch the fireworks over the arch.







Since we were sitting in a field, it never really felt like a proposal. In the middle of the fireworks, he started telling how much he loved me, how excited he was to have a baby, how glad he was that he moved to STL.... and then out popped the ring! :)




I would have been paying more attention if I knew what he was leading to; but I was thrilled nonetheless.


We got married three months after the proposal... had Haven four months after that.... And haven't slowed down since.

14 comments:

  1. You two are adorable...I love this story! And that ring isn't too shabby either!

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  2. Love it! This should have made you LOVE the Cardinals! haha

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  3. Beautiful! I think baseball is a perfect setting!

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  4. what a great story hun and awww your ring is GORGEOUS :) perfect date if you ask me! xo

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  5. Aww! Glad it all worked out! :) Was it on the jumbo screen!?? hhahah

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  6. OMG Love this!!!!

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  7. THAT is a good date! And your ring is absolutely gorgeous!!

    I'm a new follower - glad to have found your blog!

    Thanks for linking up with us for the Valentines Challenge!

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  8. That ring is absolutely stunning!! Love it!

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  9. Love this!! We got engaged at a baseball field too!

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  10. What a great date!! Your ring is gorgeous!

    I'm having fun with this challenge and finding so many fun new blogs! I'm glad I found yours! =)

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  11. Super gorgeous ring! Princess cuts are the best (I have one too :) )

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  12. wow beautiful ring, someone loves you very much!!

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