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Old Jan 8 2009, 12:36 PM   #1
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Wow! what a holiday!!

Let's see I feel like I have a shopping list full of stuff to mention but it'll have to wait till later on tonight, as I'm still at work. But I'd like to mention two things for now at least. 1. I got engaged on christmas morning! Yay!!

and 2. I finally got my website up and running....sortof. Check it out please. It's www.mystordragonsbreath.com I know, it a mouthful. But I like it.

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Old Jan 8 2009, 03:01 PM   #2
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Congratulations on the engagement
That would have made for a very special and romantic Christmas for you
When's the wedding?

And I love your website and the pics and goodies displayed.
Keep up the good work
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Old Jan 8 2009, 04:54 PM   #3
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Congratulations on all counts, Brighid, good going!
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Old Jan 8 2009, 04:56 PM   #4
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Thanks Lily! The engagement will be a long one. I've asked my brother to give me away so he needs to be there no excuses. But the military is sending him back overseas in June. So Jason and I have agreed to wait until he is back home instead of rushing the planning process.

And thanks for the compliment on the website. It's still a major work in progress but it's a good outlet for the stuff I make.
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Old Jan 8 2009, 06:13 PM   #5
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CONGRATS, Brie!
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CONGRATS! on the engagement.

I love the website. I just wish that in the pic of the rings, the rings were closer up so you could see them better.
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Old Jan 8 2009, 06:39 PM   #7
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That was me not Kibbie, sorry about that.
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Old Jan 8 2009, 08:04 PM   #8
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Congrats on the engagement and the site looks good.
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Congratulations on the engagement, and nice job on the website!
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Old Jan 9 2009, 10:01 AM   #10
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Thank everyone! Hans, we must of posted at about the same time cuz I only saw lily's post up there.

Mawra, I tried and tried to get better shots of the rings but, no dice, with the cameras I have it just wasn't working. And I don't have the cash to go out and get a macro lens right now. I'm gonna try a different type of stand sometime in the future and see if that helps.

So, my shopping list of events.....I love the holidays especially christmas. Not because of gifts(though they are of course lovely things) but more because we always get a live christmas tree. So this year we get a beautiful tree, it fit right up to the ceiling and wasn't to wide. Well, the only problem with it was that it didn't stink up the house!!!! That's why I love christmas so much. I get to come home and take a deep breath and smell the tree. It just brings back lovely memories, and this year we inadvertently bought a tree that only started to let off fragrance if you went in and started "fluffing" the branches........ah well, next year we'll get a supper smelly tree.

Both of mine and my honey's work shut down the week of christmas to new years so we had a lovely vacation at home but I must have been delusional to think that I'd get to bead or work on my website.

Oddly enough christmas eve we had no plans but for the next 4-5 days straight after that we had family dinners and parties......it was like a marathon! Plus we host New Years at our place so we had to make sure the house was all set to have company. I made food galore forgetting that I had told the guests they could bring a dish to pass and as the first guests showed up laden with food I nearly passed out We were eating finger foods from the party as our meals for a few days........Note to self, reread all invites before cooking.

I'm not sure if I mentioned this in the past but we are both hunters. So, this said, we have a lot of deer in our area and we had a very good season. So for christmas I bought my fiance a commercial grade grinder. This way we can make our own sausage and what not. Well, he loves it and now part of my counter is wholly unusable because there is this huge monster of metal sitting there We haven't found it home yet were it can be out of sight.

For my christmas present I was given a remote car starter. I'm sure most of you know that in the wee hours of the morning it is very chilly....even in the south, sometimes. Well, I'm in New York and I leave the house at 4am every morning. Let's just say I'm not happy. So, even before he proposed I was flying high due to the car starter.....then he proposed I don't think I left cloud nine for something like a week.......of course being back at work brought me down rather abruptly.

So all in all a great christmas, and I hope that everyone hear(?hear? eh? what's that sonny? I can't hear you?) ya, I meant here, hehe, had just as good a one.
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Congrats on having a great Christmas and super congrats on the engagement!
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Congratulations!! Love those meat grinders by the way. Very Very Handy
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Congratulations!! Fantastic news of an engagement and a lovely website. Good work!
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I'm just catching onto this thread and wanted to add my congratulations for both a wonderful Christmas and your engagement!! I'm so happy for you!!

Your website is amazing!! I love the designs of your jewelry… exactly what I like to wear. You shall be expecting an order from me very soon!!
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Many congratulations on your engagement

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