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FALL CLEAN-UP ALERT!
The Clean-Up Thread has been posted! If you were still on the List as of 8/26/13 and would like to remain on the list at the beginning of October, please leave a comment on the Clean-Up Thread by Saturday, October 5th. At the beginning of each week, I will bump the thread with a list of Bees who haven’t yet replied.
Questions? Post them below and I will answer them!
Welcome to the 9/2/2013 Waiting List (and sorry for the wait)!
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 me 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.
This Week’s Waiting Items:
Waiting Food: cherriesandcream and tiff-tiff-tiff are snacking on healthy food, GIJen is eating turkey mince burgers with root mash, shaka is munching on almond-crusted peaches, totalchaos58 is having kidney bean salad with balsamic dressing, and PoppyRose is staying frugal with pot noodles. What are you eating this week?
Waiting Drink: cherriesandcream and tiff-tiff-tiff are loading up on caffeine, shaka is sipping chardonnay, and totalchaos58 is drinking water. What are you drinking this week?
Waiting Nail Polish: shaka is wearing OPI Dim Sum Plum and lia is crossing her fingers with OPI Otherwise Engaged. 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
xskittles (43) – 8/4/13 – This Bee won Waiting Roulette! She and her FI planned a trip to Michigan State, and he proposed in front of the bench at her favorite spot on campus! See her intricate Verragio ring with an aquamarine center stone here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/43-off-the-list
Epicpooka (183) – 8/4/13 – They walked up the garden bridge in front of the Chattanooga Aquarium. Her FI asked an older couple to take a picture of them and dropped down to one knee! See her vintage-inspired ring and proposal pictures: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/i-walked-up-the-stairs-a-girlfriend
countrygirl12 (278) – 8/4/13 – They went on a wine tour at the Jackson-Triggs Winery near Niagara Falls. After lunch, they sat down and he dropped to one knee with a beautiful three-stone ring! See ring pictures here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/i-said-yes-18
annikinskywalker (197) – 8/5/13 – Her FI took her to a Victorian B&B in Monterey for her birthday. They took a walk after dinner to look at the beach houses. After pointing out a mediocre house, he presented her with a stunning cushion-cut diamond! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/201-jumping-ship
Cornmuffin09 (45) – 8/7/13 – She helped him move into his new apartment near school. As they were leaving the next day, she asked him to get her small diamond ring. Instead of bringing her that one, he gave her a beautiful new one! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/45-take-me-off-the-list
waspilla (78) – 8/7/13 – After 6.5 years together, she and her FI went on holiday to Croatia. They took a dip in the freezing cold water, and before he would let her out, he proposed! When they reached the shore, he gave her a pretty halo ring. http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-78-off-the-list-only-took-6-and-a-half-years
LoveBugBee (279) – 8/12/13 – On their anniversary, her FI recreated their first date. He said so many romantic things and she didn’t suspect anything until he pulled the ring out of his pocket! See her gorgeous rose gold Ritani solitaire here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/monday-night-anniversary-proposal-279-is-off-the-list
JJSoon2bewife14 (257) – 8/12/13 – He posted their proposal on Facebook before it happened, and while she was reading it, he got down on one knee. She didn’t cry, but his quirky proposal gave them both a good laugh! See her intricate ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/today-was-the-day-i-laughed-instead-of-crying-is-that-mean
Macsgirl14 (322) – 8/12/13 – He took her to a dive bar she didn’t enjoy and ordered food that she didn’t want. Just when she was about to get upset, the bartended presented them with a gorgeous bezel set solitaire in strawberries and cream! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/he-proposed-30
missmonsterjeep (197) – 8/12/13 –She suspected something when he wanted to trim his beard (a special occasion thing) but she knew when she found the ring box! He surprised her with a proposal before they left for Medieval Times. See her stunning solitaire here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-197-off-the-list
MissPine (4) – 8/14/13 – Just after their third dating anniversary, she and her FI decided they would be getting married in May 2014! They are choosing rings together, so stay tuned for ring porn! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/waiting-bee-4-off-the-list
Papillion (115) – 8/15/13 – They spent time with extended family during a trip to their hometown, but he didn’t propose then. When they got home, he gave her a heartfelt speech and presented her with a beautiful Claddagh ring! See it here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/the-wait-is-over-115-can-be-taken-off-the-waiting-list
Cordellia (298) – 8/15/13 – This Bee is off the list! Details to come soon.
WannaBMrsB (72) – 8/16/13 – After her FI dropped some major hints this week, she was sure it would be during or after dinner. When she got back from walking the dog, he surprised her by getting down on one knee! See her elegant solitaire here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-72-off-the-list-im-engaged
FutureMrsV2016 (244) – 8/16/13 – When she walked into the kitchen after a long day, she found her FI there with the ring on the table. She absolutely loved her low-key proposal! See her beautiful one-carat Tacori halo here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/244-is-off-the-list
QueenieB (97) – 8/16/13 – They took a trip with his family over the weekend, so she was surprised when he popped the question! He rowed them out to the middle of a pond and proposed with a magnificent sparkler: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-97-off-the-list
bostonkate (130) – 8/19/13 – They were watching the boats and sunset by the boardwalk when she mentioned that it was the happiest she had ever been. To make it a sure thing, her FI proposed! See pictures of her pretty halo here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-130-off-the-list-woooo
beeintraining (291) – 8/20/13 – This Bee is engaged! Congratulations!
dfutureNP (238) – 8/21/13 – After a lobster dinner in Maine, her FI surprised her by getting down on one knee at the beach! She’s currently recovering from surgery, so send her your well wishes and see her stunning shared-prong ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-238-off-the-list-im-engaged
MissNanaMama (263) – 8/22/13 – They held their photo maternity photo shoot in the rose garden of her FI’s alma mater. When the church bells chimed and she turned to face the photographer, she saw her FI down on one knee with tears in his eyes! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/263-off-the-list-he-did-it
taraelisabeth (213) – 8/23/13 – Her FI proposed to her at the nearby Noccalula Falls, where legend has it that a young girl dove to her death over the falls because she was forbidden from marrying the man she loved. See her glittery split-shank halo here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/213-is-off-the-list
badabing88 (111) – 8/25/13 – With their friends in tow, her FI arranged to have a group photo taken in front of a popular DFW fountain. When she turned around from retrieving her drink from the railing, her FI was on one knee! See her adorable proposal picture and black diamond ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/engaged-at-last-1
aokay (56) – 8/25/13 – After a series of delays (she had a blistering sunburn and lots of family obligations, and their jeweler had a baby), her FI took her on a bike ride to Crystal Springs Reservoir. He pulled out the ring from his bike bag and got down on one knee! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/56-off-the-list
EllEmm005 (323) – 8/26/13 – The Waiting List brought this Bee good luck! She’s officially engaged!
gymbunny04 (326) – 8/26/13 – She and her FI meandered through the rose garden. When they reached the fountain, she didn’t even realize that he had been down on one knee waiting for her to notice! See her sparkly pave cushion cut here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-326-off-the-list-im-engaged-long
LilliePad (75) – 8/17/13 – Her FI proposed out of the blue while they were at home, and she of course cried! They celebrated with a nice dinner afterward. Read on for some great advice: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-number-76-off-the-list-and-a-bit-of-advice-to-the-waiting-bees
letigre (160) – 8/28/13 – They headed out for takeout, but he rushed back in to “get his wallet.” When they returned, she saw a book of memories with her name embossed on the cover! She sobbed as she read it. See lots of cute pictures here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/he-finally-proposed-with-help-from-our-friends-and-family-pics-included
DazedConfusedEtc (274) – 8/28/13 – After a romantic dinner in an historic part of town, took a walk through the old city and by the ocean. Her FI got down on one knee, and she said yes! See her sparkly pave ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-274-off-the-list
RenoSweeney24 (254) – 8/30/13 – Her FI made delicious summer lasagna and headed downstairs to retrieve some ice cream from the garage. He came back with a sweet treat, but it wasn’t ice cream! See her stunning Tiffany Soleste here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/254-take-me-off-the-list
Sassybridesf (299) – 8/31/13 – Her FI proposed on her birthday! Check back for more details: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/off-the-list-2
HappyInLove11 (269) – 9/1/13 – They are nearly done with their wedding planning, but she just got her ring. Congratulations to this officially engaged Bee!
Prettygirltisha (315) – 9/1/13 – He took her to one of her favorite lounges, but to her surprise, it was completely empty. After ordering drinks and food, her FI told her to close her eyes. When she finally complied, he was down on one knee! http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/take-315-off-the-list-please
MsBear27 (209) – 9/3/13 – This Bee is moving off the list! Congratulations!
KoalaWalla (4) – 9/3/13 – Her FI proposed on her birthday after dinner, six years after their first date. She retrieved a jewelry box from the glove compartment, not thinking it was THE box! See her funny faces and ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/youre-number-4
theEguarantee (133) – 9/3/13 – They got their portrait done by a charcoal artist. After sitting for the portrait, her FI presented it to her. At the bottom, the artist had written, “You’re my best friend. Will you marry me?” See the sketch and ring here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/8-years-9-months-no-longer-waiting-im-engaged
RockyTop15 (110) – 9/3/13 – Congratulations to this lucky Bee! See her beautiful pave solitaire here: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/ive-been-extremely-distracted-these-last-couple-of-days
Congratulations to our newly engaged Bees!