Tuesday, February 14, 2012

How Sweet It Is {Jacky @ The Sweetest Petunia}

I LOVE blog swaps.
They are seriously so so great!
This month I did The Valentine Swap, made another sweet friend AND got more presents :)

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Jacky, from The Sweetest Petunia, is the sweetest.
I'm so glad I was paired with her!
Check out how cute her shop is: Petunia Blooms.
SO CUTE right?!
Make sure you come back tomorrow... She might just have something for you in the big giveaway ;)
Anyway, here is what Jacky sent me:

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Thank you again Jacky :)
I love it all!

And now for Jacky's love story.
She also agreed to be part of the How Sweet It Is series so enjoy :)


I always have a hard time deciding what our "love story" actually is. H & I have know each other since we were kids, so sometimes it seems like we've always been together. ;)

There are things I do remember clearly. I remember the first time he told me I had beautiful eyes. I remember the 16 page, hand-written letter he sent me once when I was away. I remember how adorably shy he was when he was younger (now he's one of the most outgoing people I know!). I remember how I didn't like him at all, didn't want to be his friend, the year I was 15. And I remember how he never gave up on me...I think that's what I fell in love with.

We've been officially together since January 6th, 2007 - 5 years now! We've been married for about 4 months, and I must say, it's the best. :) You can read about the day we got engaged & our wedding day on my blog!

((after just a couple months being official. 2007))

One of my favorite dessert recipes has to be these dark chocolate espresso cookies - so yummy!

I can't wait to make these cookies gluten free & vegan. I will share them SOON. Yum! -Ashley

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations on 5 years! I love hearing everyone's stories!

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  2. beautiful couple! love is a wonderful and lovely thing.

    happy valentines day!

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  3. That coffee sleeve is cuuute! And such a sweet love story :)

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  4. Thanks for sharing our love story, Ashley! So glad you liked your swap package. ;) Happy Valentine's Day!

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  5. So cute!! I love that Ashley shared her love story too. Happy Valentine's Day friend.

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  6. she IS the cutest, isn't she??? great gifts!!!

    thanks for participating in the swap! we loved having you!!

    xoxo,
    Caroline

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  7. Congratulations Ashley in the marriage! Love is a beautiful thing and I am happy you have found it! Cute couple. My husband and I have been together for 7 years and married for 4.5! Thanks for sharing your story! Happy Valentines Day!

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    1. No worries. They are a super cute couple :) Congrats to you on 4.5 years!! My husband and I have been married 3.5. Isn't love wonderful? :) I hope you'll be able to enter the giveaway and maybe win some of Jacky's sweet blooms :) http://www.sugarmamabakeshop.com/2012/02/giveaway.html

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