Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Different Year, Same Story

I went home last night and instead of uploading the remaining pictures to conclude my Montreal recap, I just watched multiple episodes of Vampire Diaries. So yeah, vampires over blogging. I actually avoided watching the show because I'm the biggest scaredy cat but I'm obsessed now. Such a good show. Anywho, let's move on to the point of this post.

♥♥♥

Every year it’s the same story. I advise Sean, “please do not get me a gift on Valentine’s Day” but every year he refuses to listen. I think it is so unfair that he buys a gift to give to me on his birthday and I tell him all the time. I just believe that on his birthday he should be receiving gifts and not the other way around.

This year he surprised me with a Michael Kors bag. To be honest, when I first saw it I instantly thought, “This is so not my style.”
I know, I know, how ungrateful. But I just thought it; I didn’t say it out loud so I should get points there, right? Right.

I began to think of all the types of Michael Kors bag that I would like and then it hit me that it would just look like bags that I already own. The bag he bought me I have nothing like it.

It is big, it is shiny, it is silver and it screams “look at me, look at me”.

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A few years ago, I would have asked for the gift receipt to exchange but I’m me today.

He went to whatever store it was. Felt out of place. Looked through tons of bags to pick something that he thought I would love but didn’t already own. He did that, for me.

An hour after receiving the bag, I picked it up and held it high above my head. And I told the bag, “I will fall in love with you.” And you know what? I kinda have. It is not my style. I never would have bought this on my own. But I love it and I’m going to proudly rock it.

Thank you babe for not knowing me, enough to know me. If that even makes any sense.

p.s. Next year, maybe a pair of Chanel sunglasses will do ;).

42 comments:

Carolyn said...

That's so sweet of him! :) And that bag is SO CUTE! Love! :)

love jenny xoxo said...

awww he is so sweet and you are so sweet! What a great match! And I like the bag! You will totally rock it :)

{love jenny xoxo}

*~Sarah Lynn~* said...

Awww. At least he tried. My husband always just asks what I would like instead of surprising me. That bag is very much my style.

THE mom said...

What a great guy! You ma not think the bag is your style but I think you'll totally make it fab! :-)

Desiree Macke said...

I LOVE that bag! I love even more the thought that went into Sean picking it out for you. I think Sean needs to give my hubs a little lesson on gift giving. :)

Kristen said...

Aw, what a good guy. :)

ruthy ann said...

I'm confident you're going to rock that handbag. how sweet of Sean!

Life with J and J said...

Awww...what a thoughtful gift. I have a few similar items from hubby. So to "help" him out, I typically tell him to tell me what he is thinking as far as gifts and I can send him some ideas. That way, he can actually pick what he wants but also know that it is something that I'll like.

Kirsten Wiemer said...

perfect. just perfect.

K

Adrienne said...

First off, I love Damon. A lot.

Ok, now that I wiped my drool off from thinking about him...

Sean is such a sweetheart!

I would feel the same way as you do. It's his birthday, he should not be giving gifts.

BUT, I love that he still did it.
And I love that he is bringing things to you that you thought you may not have liked.

I agree with you. I wouldn't have been a fan either, but as I look at it, I just keep pairing different outfits with it and love it! :)
So fun!!!!!

Laurie @ The Rookie Wife said...

You know, it wouldn't be one I would pick out in a store full of bags, but the more I look at it the more fun it looks. It would be so fun for a night out and could add a little something to an otherwise blah outfit. and the fact that he actually picked it out for you? That makes it awesome. My husband is not the best gift buyer. I can't say I would EVER trust him to buy me a bag.. but if he did I would totally love him for it:)

Law_Fal said...

Girl Vampire Diaries is the best! Lol and that's a cute bag, you will find a way to make it a Faith piece I'm sure ;-)

Married...with a Pup said...

You are too sweet! I feel like I should share the story of when Derek tried to buy me costume jewelry the first time haha. Epic fail! I think you will rock that bag!

Kathy C. said...

What a sweetheart! He definitely knows how to spoil the love of his life!! The bag is super gorgeous too! I don't know how it won't grow on you!!

Heather said...

I agree that even if it's not your style, it was definitely a sweet idea! I think it's great that you're planning to rock it proudly.

Lucia Lolita said...

Love the bag and colour x

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Nellie said...

Little do you know Faith---Sean only got you that bag because he knew I had it too and he so wanted us to be #twinning. :)


I get compliments on it ALL the time. Its one of my favs and I have like 4 bags lol

lori said...

haha i love this post... greg is the same way. i tell him not to get me a christmas gift, and he buys me a MK watch... my immediate thought was that it wasnt my style. and i am ashamed to admit, it's still in the box and i havent gotten it sized... i think i may have to fix that this weekend!

Cece said...

Maybe not your style but definitely cute nonetheless. I think it's so cute when they pick out specific girly things for us. I love picturing them in the store looking around. Anyhow, he did good and by next week you will be head over heels.

Rachel Lynne said...

Awwww that's so cute! You know what, it isn't really my style either, but I'm sure you will rock it and rock it for your hubby! I would totally do the same if my boyfriend got me a purse like that. And he was being so sweet in finding something you didn't already have... MAJOR POINTS TO HIM!

YeamieWaffles said...

I love your handbag Faith and for some reason I can't see why it isn't your style in your opinion. I guess everything works so well with you, it was so sweet of Sean to buy you it as well. The Vampire Diaries sounds interesting, maybe I should check it out at some point if I get the chance.

Kay said...

Your husband is SO sweet :) I think he did just that - picked out something that wasn't already part of your wardrobe to fill in a gap that you didn't even know you had!

McKenna Ryan said...

That bag is perfect. What a great choice. xx. McKenna Lou
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Maria said...

that is so sweet of sean!! the fact that we went out and picked it just for you without you even hinting around it. i've felt like that about a few things steve has picked up for me before, but you're right...it means so much when there's so much thought put into the gift.
i love the bag. it's fun and i bet you will rock it with all you awesome outfits!
have a wonderful night xoxo
maria

Nancy said...

My last client today had a bag just like that today & I thought it was really a great bag. You will rock it with some really cool outfits, Faith.
Plus I love a big bag to put lots of things in & lose my keys :) Do you do that?

Angela said...

Awww that is so sweet of him!!!!! I bet THAT bag becomes your favourite soon :) xx

Whitney Cypert said...

I really like that bag! And how sweet of Sean to surprise you with that! When G and I first started dating he got me these pink, sparkly, huge dangly earrings that I didn't like at all and thought they were for sure not my style. But, I kept them because he had gotten them for me and several years later I came across them and actually liked them. So, you never know, maybe one of these years that bag will be your style! Either way, that bag is really cute!

Tamara B. said...

Awh, this is such a sweet post. Im sure you'll find a gorgeous way to style the bag, it'll be your new love in matter of time. Lovely blog btw!

Best,

Tamara B.
LilMissStyle Blog

Cmichellestyles said...

I love love love Michael Kors! I own too much of his stuff! LOL
*Besos*
http://www.cmichellestyles.com
Instagram: Cmichellestyles

Brittany said...

I love it, Faith! It's such a great statement bag...I know you will rock it! And Sean sounds like such a sweetie..you have you a keeper there :) (and so does he).

josie renee said...

hahah it's the thoughts that count.. im glad that you are growing to love your gift!

LottaColada said...

LOVE it! You have such a sweet hubby!

Makaila said...

How sweet is THAT!?! They try, that is the part that matters. :) I am an MK freak! Tho I don't get the "MK" stuff. That bag is gonna be super fun this summer, you'll be able to stuff it full if stuff, you'll be like Mary Poppins! ;)

Angela K said...

What a good hubby!

P.S. I am OBSESSED with The Vampire Diaries!!

Mrs JK said...

Same thing happend to me a few years back, and I grew to love my bag. It's now my favourite and I've had a seriously hard time replacing it (office-bag), cause I didn't want to over work it...lol (wierd much I know). Sean is THE man :), impressive! I love your bag!

Georgina Castellucci said...

Omg you guys are SO sweet and adorable! I love your attitude and willingness to find something positive :)

Desi said...

I'll take that purse right off your hands :)

JK JK! But the purse is super cute. Props to him for being able to pick it out. PJ has no skill at all so I have to tell him what I want. I wish he would just surprise me with an amazing gift like this that I didn't even know I wanted or needed. Sean's a keeper :)

Emily Gilbert said...

I LOVE this bag! Sean is such a good guy! Despite it not being your usual style, I think you will make that bag fabulous ;). I personally like getting things that are "not my style". I like the challenge of making it work with my wardrobe (or adding to my wardrobe to make it work). Love to shop LOL.

toi said...

Did you say he has many sisters? He knows how a woman's mind works.

he did good and so sweet of him :)

LWLH said...

He did good, not what you'd get but maybe sometimes it's good to get out of your comfort/style zone :)

Miss Doodles said...

Very cute bag,he's the man !
And lovely photos, they're so full of life !

:)

Sofia

Kasey Lynne said...

I think I need to jump on this Vampire Diaries train...Netflix it is this weekend!

Love that bag. How sweet of Sean to do that! :D