The Top 5 Lessons I Learned While I was Engaged

Being engaged has been a rollercoaster–where it’s kind of fun, but you are also really excited to get off.

Riding this roller coaster has taught me a couple of things…

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A is for Art Gallery

I remember in elementary school we had to write a book of alliterations, and for some reason, A always makes me think:

Alligators ate apples angrily.

Super original, I know.

But today, A is for two sweethearts in an art gallery (not an alliteration, I know).

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G is for Game Night

Every day with Gary is a “G” date… get it? Because Gary starts with a G?

But game night is a real date night and a classic. Gary and I attend game nights frequently, and they are almost always a good time (depending on how competitive we get).

What I love about game nights is that there are so many options and it keeps us from sitting on our phones the whole time. Plus, it’s a good way to get people together.

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I is for Invitations

When you’re engaged, it feels like there are a million things to get done. And, once you get one thing done, it leads to another, and another, and then another. Take invitations, for example:
you get your pictures taken,
you create or find a design,
you get the cards printed after finding an affordable price,
you address them,
you buy the stamps,
and then, finally, you send them.

So, when it was time to finally address our invitations, I grabbed Gar and decided to make a night of it.

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