Thursday, February 14, 2013

A Valentine's Gift to Self

So I am not a huge Valentine's Day fan. I decorate for Halloween, Christmas, and Easter, but have never done much in the way of being festive for Valentine's Day.
I'm not sure if it's the presence of the engagement ring on my finger or what, but I am a bit more celebratory this year than usual. I made cookies and brought them to a few co-workers and three former professors that wrote me recommendations for grad school.
Nick is out of town until late tonight, so we will celebrate tomorrow. Last year we went to McAlisters for dinner, and this year we will probably do something simple again.
I got a dark colored wicker basket from TJ Maxx and have some goodies in it for Nick, including a 3 x 5 Cardinals flag for our house. I found it new for a good price on eBay and I'm pretty excited about it!
I ordered these a few days ago and they just came, so I will call them a Valentine's Day Gift to Self.

These are my wedding shoes!!
I really wanted Badgley Mischka shoes to wear with my wedding dress. I wasn't crazy about the price tag since I likely will not wear wedding shoes very much in the future. I got these instead, and was totally preparing myself that I wasn't going to like them, and would send them back and get the Badgley Mischka shoes. Much to my surprise, I LOVE them!
I got tickets to a Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Gown Sale in Atlanta in April. I'm happy that I'll already have my shoes so I can try them on with gowns. I always brought my shoes to try on pageant dresses.
Has anyone been to a Brides Against Breast Cancer sale?
I would love to know a little bit more about how it works.
Happy Valentine's Day! 


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  4. where did you find those shoes, I ordered a similar pair in blue, they only have sparkles on the heel.