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    DANILYNNG   47,396
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It's my birthday - come see what I got!!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

My husband and I don't really do a big Valentine's Day thing, we never have. We've gone out to dinner a few times, a few flowers, but generally speaking, over 26 years, Valentine's Day has always been low-key. This year was even more so, as we were both working. On a break, we were talking and he mentioned that he'd have liked to have gotten me something. I told him that I had been toying with the idea of a Pandora bracelet, and if I got one, he could just get me a charm going forward. For the record, this idea works out really, really well for me, because while my husband doesn't do Valentine's Day, he does do "It's Tuesday and I love you".

We spent 2 weeks looking at different brands of bracelets and charms online, and decided to go with Pandora, then we found local stores that carried them. Then this morning, he called down from the bedroom, asking if I wanted to go to the mall. Please. As if I'd ever say no to that suggestion!

So after some quality time at Belle Jewelers, I've got my Pandora bracelet started. My Sunshine did well, didn't he?



For the curious, the charms we got to start the bracelet are meant to symbolize our family. Basic birthday math: January's garnet + February's amethyst = June's pearl



I'll let you all know how my collection grows... I saw several charms and beads at Belle's today that I definitely see in my future. Also, the sales lady let me know that the oxidized silver bracelet that I chose will be available in a necklace soon. Yeah, I see that in my future, too. emoticon
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ROCKPORT9 6/23/2014 12:25PM

    How pretty! I wonder...have you added to it?

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WINSTONSUZ 3/10/2013 12:57AM

    Dani that's wonderful! It's very beautiful! I'm thinking of going to LA camera and getting the charm bracelet that you put photos on the charms..... and I want to get my past/present doggies photos on the charms...... I have to check into it!

Happy Birthday! emoticon

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1BEACHWALKER 3/2/2013 2:26PM

    emoticon Glad you had a special day and those Pandora's are nice! Yours is too!!!

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ONESTRONGSIREN 3/1/2013 9:49PM

    Happy Birthday! Adorable story! =)

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HSMOMX2 2/28/2013 9:42PM

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TRICIALICI 2/28/2013 7:07PM

    Beautiful bracelet! Hope you had a wonderful birthday! emoticon emoticon

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THISTIMEMYWAY 2/28/2013 12:56PM

    Nice! emoticon

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C8TSON 2/28/2013 9:52AM

    Very beautiful! I love it!

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LYNMEINDERS 2/28/2013 2:58AM

    emoticon ...love the bracelet....
I have looked at them many times however i also look at the price tag here and walk away....
I am wrapped for you...enjoy it

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HOPEFULHIPPO 2/28/2013 1:37AM

    that is beyond awesome and I love the dress in the back ground!!!!

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EJOY-EVELYN 2/28/2013 12:09AM

    How precious!

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KBRADFORD88 2/27/2013 9:13PM

    How sweet. Love it...what a great guy

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BUTTERFLY-1976 2/27/2013 8:39PM

    Awesome!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CANDYCANE2B 2/27/2013 8:16PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Happy Birthday Dani!

Wow, that's AWESOME!!! I have a pandora type bracelet from Hallmark and I use the beads I get from time to time as rewards for losing weight!!! I just wrap them up and as I lose weight I give myself a gift!!!

Comment edited on: 2/27/2013 8:18:19 PM

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LYNCHD05 2/27/2013 7:33PM

    Awesome. I just got one too and I love it. Enjoy!
And what a nice gift.

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KRISTY927 2/27/2013 7:11PM

    awesome!! happy birthday

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ANDYINBC 2/27/2013 6:50PM

    Great, another guy who makes me look bad! So glad he made your day though. You deserve it!

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THROOPER62 2/27/2013 6:44PM

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