- 3 years ago
Welcome to the 10/14/2013 Waiting List (and my last one as your Listkeeper)!
First of all, I wanted to thank all of you for participating in the Waiting List and giving this board such a supportive and fun atmosphere. I also wanted to thank everyone who applied for the Listkeeper decision. Without further ado, your new Listkeeper is (… drumroll please…) shaka! I am confident that she will do a fantastic job. Thanks again to all of the Waiting Bees!
Wondering what the Waiting List is all about? Find all the information you need here! If you would like to be added to the list, please ask to be added in a comment below. You’ll show up on next week’s list!
Please post a comment on this thread or PM shaka, your new Listkeeper, if I missed your proposal, you have corrections or comments, you would like to be removed from the list, or you have changed your username.
Note: This is the “cleaned-up” version of the list. If I mistakenly took you off the list but you responded to the Clean-Up Thread, please indicate your comment number from that thread in a comment below. You can find your comment number next to your avatar. If you did not respond to the Clean-Up Thread, you can still be re-added to the end of the list.
This Week’s Waiting Items:
Waiting Food: lia is eating tamales, MissAquamarine is eating plain chicken, chic_and_fabulous is eating homemade beef stew, and Kristina1213 is craving dumplings and veggie egg foo young. What are you eating this week?
Waiting Drink: MissAquamarine and chic_and_fabulous are drinking water and Kristina1213 is drinking Nantucket blend with hazelnut creamer. What are you drinking this week?
Waiting Nail Polish: chic_and_fabulous is wearing Color Club “Put a Pin in It” and Kristina1213 is wearing OPI Black Cherry Chutney. What nail polish are you wearing this week?
If you would like to suggest items for next week’s list, please comment below.
Our Patient Waiting Bees:
- Miss Adventure
- Marry Jane
Our Recently Engaged Bees
HoldFastHope (228) – 9/21/13 – She and her FI went to their special occasion restaurant for their eight-year anniversary. When the dessert came with “Will you…” written in chocolate syrup, she cried! See her emerald-cut ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/8-years-later-were-engaged-pic-heavy
Laurenplusalex (182) – 9/22/13 – Her FI took her to their favorite restaurant by the beach and had a dessert sent out with “Will you marry me?” written on the plate. He got down on one knee, and she said yes! See her three stone sparkler here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/182-is-off-the-list
LovelyEmily (316) – 9/23/13 – After a fun trip to Sea World, her FI suggested a walk along the beach because of the beautiful weather. Suddenly, he dropped to one knee and proposed! Despite her shock, she said yes! See her beautiful halo here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-316-off-the-list-beach-proposal
cranraspberry (138) – 9/23/13 – She and her FI explored Quebec for three days. They headed out to a national park, where she expected a mountaintop proposal. To her surprise, he proposed at a bridge during a sunset! See adorable pictures here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/138-is-off-the-list
iDreamofJune (355) – 9/23/13 – She knew he was The One on their first date, and ten months later they are engaged! See her unique vintage-style halo ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/10-months-of-waiting
arizonagirl (282) – 9/23/13 – After preparing a huge breakfast, her FI told her he had brought home a dessert from a local bakery. When she looked over at him, he was down on one knee! Instead of getting an éclair, she got a beautiful halo ring! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/officially-engaged-take-me-off-the-list
ginmar (123) – 9/23/13 – This Bee is engaged! Congratulations!
Flutterbee (24) – 9/25/13 – Congratulations to this Bee on her engagement! Her FI proposed in Amsterdam with a ring she had bookmarked months before. His cousin brought it from the US to London so he could propose in their hotel room!
Jenben04 (343) – 9/25/13 – She received a very sweet proposal and a 6 mm FB cushion in wed578 from Moissanite & Co in platinum. http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-343-off-the-list-pics
Natashakay (364) – 9/27/13 – She picked him up from his night shift, and he made her a green tea and handed her birthday flowers, a card, cupcakes, and a Kinder Egg. She opened up the egg and found a beautiful gold Verragio ring inside! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/it-happened-im-an-engaged-bee-d
Trojansgirl (140) – 9/28/13 – Her engagement recap will come soon, but for now, enjoy pictures of her beautiful pave ring and a post-proposal picture. Update: recap here! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/proposal-recap-with-photos-i-know-what-you-want
NekoKitten (228) – 9/28/13 – As she watched the sunset, her FI came up behind her and told her how right he was about her. After a romantic speech, he got down on one knee! See her sparkly, detailed milgrain ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/228-officially-off-the-list-ring-pic-inside
MrsKady (353) – 9/28/13 – After their son fell asleep, she went to lie down for a nap. Though he was planning on waiting, her FI woke her up and proposed! See her morganite ring in rose gold here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/andit-doesnt-even-feel-real-353-engaged-
Leahleafy (255) – 9/28/13 – After taking her to a football game, her FI drove to one of their favorite parks. They talked, and he dropped to one knee to propose! They’ve both been giddy every since. http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/255-is-no-longer-waiting-take-me-off-the-list
kitkat2014 (347) – 9/28/13 – Though he had several plans to propose, he poured his heart out to her while they were in bed and asked her to marry him. She’s now officially engaged! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/347-is-engaged-i-rushed-him-though
beesbelle (86) – 9/29/13 – While watching a movie, she held her teacup Chihuahua in her lap. While petting her dog, she noticed a charm on its collar. When she saw that it was a ring, her FI proposed! See her 2.2-carat, cushion-cut Moissanite here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-86-off-the-list
Stormchild (71) – 9/29/13 – Her FI packed a picnic and took her to a pebble beach by the river in the Worcestershire countryside. As she remarked about the beauty of their surroundings, he dropped to one knee! See her green amethyst ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/71-is-engaged-im-so-happy-green-amethyst-pics
Moondancer (227) – 9/29/13 – This Bee is engaged and getting married on 12/23/13!
hedgehogcatcher (203) – 10/1/13 – On a trip to Glacier National Park, she and her FI drove up the Going to the Sun Road in the pouring rain. Though they were cold and drenched, he got down on one knee in a mud puddle and proposed! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/208-is-engaged
skinnypinkmartini (247) – 10/1/13 – She and her FI are getting married at the church where his parents got married and where he received his first Communion! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-247-off-the-list-we-are-getting-married
lina010 (229) – 10/1/13 – She had an inkling it would happen at their weekend at a bed and breakfast! He asked at a nearby tea room and put the ring on her finger at a brunch spot, surrounded by friends and family. See her beautiful ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-229-off-the-list-lina010-is-engaged
ninelives (172) – 10/2/13 – This Bee is no longer waiting!
vanilla9 (344) – 10/2/13 – Her FI had planned to take her to their favorite restaurant, but she was sidelined with a cold. While he was taking care of her, he got misty eyed and got down on one knee! See her elegant halo here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/almost-forgot-to-say-yes
missjayb (281) – 10/4/13 – After seven years together, her FI proposed with a gorgeous vintage set reminiscent of her mother and grandmother’s rings! See the happy couple and ring here! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-281-off-the-list
vintagebride143 (280) – 10/5/13 – Her FI surprised her by taking her to Oheka Castle in Long Island. After dinner and a walk through a library and apple orchards, her FI got down on one knee! See her art deco ruby and diamond ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/magical-proposal-at-oheka-castle-pics-included
aquarius_91 (119) – 10/6/13 – They drank cider, ate donuts, and frolicked through a huge pumpkin patch, where her FI proposed. They topped off the day with a surprise stay at a beautiful hotel, a seafood dinner, and a beautiful new ring! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/119-is-off-the-list-pumpkin-patch-proposal-pics
WaltzDreams (252) – 10/6/13 – On a retake of their first ever date, she and her FI ate at the same table and shared cupcakes. When their cupcakes came, she was surprised with, “Will you be mine forever?” written in chocolate! See pictures here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-252-off-the-list-my-very-sweet-proposal
mimi11590 (354) – 10/6/13 – Her FI popped the question while they were in Vegas! Check back later for pictures and a recap: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-354-off-the-list
arsing89 (39) – 10/7/13 – They visited her family in Pittsburgh and went to see the giant rubber duck at the Point. While they were taking pictures in front of the fountain, he dropped to one knee and proposed! See proposal pictures here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-me-off-the-list-were-engaged
bubbycakes (161) – 10/8/13 – This Bee got engaged at the beach while on holiday!
amaryllislee (66) – 10/9/13 – On their two year anniversary after dinner, her FI proposed while they were sitting outside and enjoying a beautiful night. She can’t wait to start planning! See her beautiful solitaire here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-66-off-the-list
lalalyanne (103) – 10/11/13 – She picked out her ring on Etsy but had never seen it in real life. Her FI planned to propose on a hike up to the beacon, but he couldn’t wait! He slipped the ring on her finger at home and took her on the hike the next day. http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/well-bees-it-finally-happened
nber0815 (136) – 10/12/13 – After five years, five weeks, and five days, her FI took her to see the fall foliage in Vermont. While they were pulled over to take pictures, he got down on one knee and proposed with a sparkly ring! See pictures here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-136-off-the-list
SimplyEuphoric (245) 10/13/13 – Though she had her doubts, her FI did in fact have the ring! See pictures of her beauty here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/245-can-be-taken-off-the-list
foz (243) – 10/14/13 – She thought her FI and their dog were having a moment, when in fact he was tying the ring box to the dog’s harness. When he sent the dog over to deliver the box, it tumbled down the rock face! Luckily, they found the ring. Phew! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/proposal-calamity
missfenn (199) – 10/16/13 – Her FI loves sharing his childhood items with her, and he pulled out what she thought was a barrel of monkeys. When they got to the last nested barrel, he pulled out a shiny ring! See her marquise beauty here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/im-engaged-199-is-off-the-list
242beauty (133) – 10/18/13 – She got an A on her midterm, took a nap with her SO, and watched a movie with him. While joking about getting married, he decided to show her how serious he was by slipping a sparkly ring on her finger! See pics here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/an-a-on-my-midterm-and-a-fiance-all-in-1-day-133-off-da-list
aithinne (81) – 10/19/13 – She went over to her FI’s place before his Halloween party, and he had his hand behind his back. He pulled out a Freddie Kruger glove to fake her out, and then he pulled out a ring box! See her pretty, vintage-y ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-81-off-the-list
sunshinewish15 (87) – 10/19/13 – She came home from from shopping with her FI’s sister, and came home to a brand new kitten! While she was bonding with her new kitty, her FI got down on one knee. See her solitaire and pink glitter nails here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/please-take-87-off-the-list-im-not-kitten-you-its-for-real
LumpySpacePrincess (121) – 10/20/13 – Her FI had planned to propose at Dragon*Con, a Magic: the Gathering event, and Universal Studios. Finally, while getting her sweatshirt from the car, he proposed with his mother’s ring! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/he-finally-proposed-despite-my-efforts-to-ruin-it
SepiaSquid (164) – 10/20/13 – They went the zoo, just like they had on their first date. Though her FI’s plans to propose there were foiled by fornicating buffalo, he asked her to marry him in the car afterward! See her stunning solitaire here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/no-thanks-to-the-bison-164-is-engaged
Congratulations to our newly engaged Bees!