Happy Valentine's Day!

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine 2013 Never Fully Dressed
It's cheesy, a Hallmark Card driven holiday, I know. But- I do rather love Valentine's day. And yes, I am excited to share it with The Boy, though really, we are disgustingly lovey-dovy all the time (go ahead, ask the workers at our favorite restaurant  It is PDA city. I am sorry.). What I love about Valentine's  is sharing love of all kinds- family and friends as well as romantic. Even kindness towards strangers (this post on the subject seems very inspiring!) My family has always emphasized this with my father getting valentines for all "his girls" (and us for him, of course!). Once he even sent me a rose during school and signed it a "Secret Admirer" so I could seem very cool and mysterious to my peers. Um, but this opportunity to Be Cool went over my head and I told anyone who asked that it was probably my dad. But how sweet of him is that?

What about you? Any cool plans? No matter what the day holds in store for you, know that I have appreciated your presence on this blog; whether you have commented and deepening friendships have resulted or if you've just been a silent readers, thank you.

All that said- Valentine's seems like the perfect opportunity to Talk Wedding since some of you have expressed interest in our on-going planning. The good (amazing actually, I can't believe it!) news is that most of big things- like catering, and the reception site etc.- are done. These are not particularly visual steps so far, so sorry for a lack of visuals. I did get my dress all picked out and shoes are on their way, so maybe more pictures might be forth coming?

Oh- and that photo above? May or may not be one from our engagement shoot. Just sayin'.


  1. Ah, but atleast the balloons are cute. Thanks for posting and feel free to drop by me too when you have time.

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  2. love s valentine day and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D

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  3. Ooo, engagement preview?! So darling Kristian!! I love that you admit to being disgustingly lovey-dovey. That is so me and Ethan haha. Why be ashamed?
    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  4. So cute! Happy Vday, guys!

    ox from NYC!


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    ahhh kristian! so excited for you and the boy and your marriage plans...hey if you need a jewellery designer i'm your gal www.etsy.com/shop/hattitudejewels ;)

    love the engagement photos. hope to see them on the blog soon!!

    talk soon wild child
    Hattitude Style Blog

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  6. Aw, I can't wait to see more of your engagement photos (this is already too cute) and hear more wedding details! Happy Valentine's Day, Kristian! :)

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  7. Oh my gosh! I love the sneak peek of your engagement shoot! Can't wait to see more :)



    Southern (California) Belle

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  8. oh my goodness that is too sweet of your dad to send a rose as your secret admirer haha. really funny. once my mom dropped off balloons at the principal's office for my bday from a surprise friend and i thought it was so fun... although that's tot. a diff topic. I LOVE this pic of you & Amos!! how you cut it out like this I really thought it was a pic from a movie at first. what did you do to crop it? can not wait to see more of you love birds!

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  9. My dad was the same way with me and my little sis :-) I'm pretty much a sucker for Vday too. Wishing you one lovely evening with your boy Kristian.

    Oh and that photo is pure cuteness!

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  10. Great Post!

    haaha same here :)

    This was a nice post to read girl :)

    Have a great weekend !


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  12. lovely post!!

    Maybe we follow each other!?
    Let me know :)



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  13. Happy Valentines day :D


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  14. I love this adorable photo of the two of you! SO happy you have so many important wedding details already taken care of to, that must be a relief! Hope you guys had a wonderful day and happy Friday!
    xo Hannah

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  15. Aw sweet!

    xo Jennifer


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  16. You two look so lovely together!!! Can't wait to see more photos from the engagement shoot! Hope you had a great Valentine's Day!

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  17. cannot wait to see more of the engagement photos!

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  18. You have your dress and shoes? How wonderful! Oh, I secretly can't wait 'till your big day. I'll probably get all teared up when I see the photos, haha. Please don't think I'm super creepy now. I just get all excited and happy when I see blogger friends take such big steps! ^^ x

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    1. Nikki! This is seriously so sweet, I read it aloud to The Boy too. You made my day with this comment

      PS I am the same way over seeing blogger friends take big steps in their lives too.

  19. Aww this photo is so cute! Can't wait to hear more about your plans :)!

    <3 Megan

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  20. I totally missed this before! I love the photo of you guys - and that's a really good outlook on valentine's day. It should put a smile on your face, not a frown.

    <3 katherine / of corgis & cocktails

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