Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The Ring

Ben and I have a Valentines Day tradition. We go out to dinner and we buy each other socks. I honestly can't remember why we started the tradition, but it works for us. It makes us happy. This year, we even bought Nolan some socks (but we didn't take him with us to dinner).

When we got married a year and a half ago, because it was my second time around, we were paying for a lot of the wedding festivities. I had just started a new job after 4 months of unemployment and while we weren't seriously hurting for money, we weren't swimming in it either. So when it came time for ring shopping, I decided to forgo the diamond ring for a while. I found a ring I really liked, and picked a simple white gold band to go with it, and went on my way. I didn't really mind that much, and we figured we'd get the diamond when we got sealed, which we hoped would be on our first anniversary.

Alas, that process is taking a REALLY long time, and on our first anniversary I was 6 months pregnant and very puffy, so we didn't get the ring. Since we have no real date in sight yet (don't even get me started) for when we'll be sealed, we decided Valentines day was as good a time as any to go use our tax return money on a good cause.

This is what I came away with (though this picture doesn't show the very cool tiny diamonds on the sides, and I'm not 100% sure it's really the one I have. . . It's awfully close)

I LOVE it. I didn't think it mattered to me if I had a diamond on, but I have to admit, I love to stare at this thing. It's the prettiest thing I've ever worn.


5 comments:

Bekah said...
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Bekah said...

Ok, let me try this again . . . Well, apparently I am completely inept at figuring out how to respond to your comment on my blog, so I thought I'd try here! Thank you - we're just starting with the Jumperoo thing, but he's getting the hang of it. Your ring is beautiful by the way! I'm sure it was totally worth the wait! I love all of the pics of Nolan. You take wonderful pictures (plus, it doesn't hurt that he is precious)!

Heidi said...

It's gorgeous! I love square-shaped diamonds. Beautiful!

I'm so sorry to hear that it's taking so long to get everything straightened out so you guys can get sealed. :( That just stinks.

Jess said...

it's so pretty!!! :)

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