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Monday, August 9, 2010

Surprise!!!!


Our first registry gift arrived Friday evening!!!  When the UPS man pulled up in front of our house, I had a moment of excitement then realized I didn't order anything and thought it was probably another delivery to our new neighbors.  To my surprise, there was a knock at our door.  I jumped up, opened it to a delivery guy who tossed me the box and took off in his truck again.  Upon seeing that it was a Macy's box, I squealed with excitement.  Future hubs looked at me as if I were delusional until I explained that this had to be a registry gift.  I told him to pull out his knife (he's an Eagle Scout/ex-military so he's always got some means to cut on his person) as I ran to get the camera to document the moment.  As I ran back into the living room, he promptly gave me the box/knife so that I could do the honors...


I ripped into the box like a chetah on a fresh kill.

 

Scooping aside the tons of packing peanuts, I found something wrapped in paper placed in the middle.  My first thought with the packing being so large was that we got a vase...  


After unravelling the 20 feet of wrapping, I found we got two Mikasa crystal wine glasses from Brian and Mer!  And they gave us a down right quirky lovable note in the box saying a "Toast to your Marriage".  The Mr. loves quirky puns and we both thought this was just down right cute!


Now on to gratuitous shots of the glassware!  These pretty beauties are the perfect size for a nice glass of wine with dinner or for a special toast.  When we were looking at glassware, we fell for the flame pattern that looked almost floral from above.



And we did what anyone would do with new wine glasses... tested them out with dinner!  Just lovely!


Don't you all just love surprise deliveries?

2 comments:

AZ in August said...

FREAKING AMAZING! They're so beautiful!
P.S. I gave you a "HOT Bride" award! http://azinaugust.blogspot.com/2010/08/hot-bride.html

LabRat 101 said...

I know... I just love the flower appearance from the top.

Thanks for the "HOT Bride" award. Once things simmer down, I'll have to pass it along. =) Everything is a little mad right now being a month out from mayhem.

 
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