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Where to begin? (ETA pics)

July 8th, 2009 at 10:29 pm

Wow!

The past few days have been such a whirlwind that I've barely had time to sit down.

First thing is first:

We love our new apartment! We have all the furniture (well, almost, we need at least 2 dining chairs) in place and need to move clothes and some random things. We've been moving a lot and have made a couple friends in the building. We've been spending a lot of time there because...

I am at my wit's end with my brother. I do not want to watch him anymore. I know my dad is coming home in a few weeks but I really cannot take it anymore. I'm thinking about asking my grandma to take care of my brother until my dad gets back starting next week. My brother has made it perfectly clear that he does not want to treat me well, and nothing my dad says will change that. I'll probably ask my grandma later this evening or tomorrow.

Onto more happy things...

I'm engaged!

Boyfriend--er, fiancé now!--proposed a few days after we started moving stuff in. He used a fabergé egg to propose. My ring is so beautiful. It is white gold with a sapphire stone and two small diamonds on either side. Very understated and elegant. Fiancé did a good job picking out the ring.

We are waiting to tell family that we're engaged until my dad comes home. We want to announce it to the entire family at once (else we'll hear "You told so-so before you told me?!?!?!"). We have told a few close friends- and now the SA community!

There is so much more to talk about but I don't have the time! I have a final tomorrow and one the day after so I need to go study (unfortunately).

What he proposed with:


The ring:

12 Responses to “Where to begin? (ETA pics)”

  1. gamecock43 Says:

    OMG!!! You must post a pick of the ring! I love saphires- your ring sounds so antique-y looking! My friend just got engaged and she has an aquamarine ring with diamonds on each side.

  2. Mrs Says:


    Congratulations to you!

  3. cassandra Says:

    Thanks guys! I am so happy!

  4. Blue Eyes Says:

    Congratulations!

  5. Broken Arrow Says:

    Pretty. Big Grin

  6. miclason Says:

    Very pretty!

  7. whitestripe Says:

    Congratulations! Oh that is so sweet of him to propose as you are moving. beautiful pictures!

  8. gamecock43 Says:

    Oh I love it! I love the egg too! That was just so thoughtful!

  9. cassandra Says:

    Thanks! The egg is really beautiful. I collect faberge eggs and this was just perfect.

  10. milehighgal Says:

    Congratulations, now you get to plan a wedding Smile

  11. cassandra Says:

    Thanks! I'm pretty excited about planning a wedding. We're going to have a pretty casual wedding, probably a BBQ at a park.

  12. LuxLiving Says:

    Congratulations - proposal sounds like it was very romantic!!

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