My Proposal Story Part 2

"You talked to my parents?!  What did they say??!"  was the question I asked Hobbs right after I proposed.  Read Part 1 of my Engagement Story HERE. So he started to tell me the story for a second time; I could hardly pay attention the first time because I was being proposed to for the first and only (my goofy husband would interject the word 'ideally' here) time in my life. He went to ask my parents' blessing!  What a stand up guy!  But I already knew that.  :)  I just had no idea he was … [Read more...]

Happy St. Valentine’s Day! My Proposal Story

Happy Valentine's Day everyone!! I know today has become pretty secularized - more of a Hearts Day all about telling your loved ones how much you care. That's great, but I want to tell you a little bit about the origins of Valentine's Day. A lot of people hate it, especially if they're single and complain that it's just a 'Hallmark holiday'. Hallmark, however, can't take credit for this one (Sweetest Day is another story...) Like many [now] secular holidays, Valentine's Day has its roots in … [Read more...]