Happy New Year everyone!
I hope you’ve all recovered from New Year’s Eve and are enjoying your 2009 already.
Well, as promised, this week I’m giving the full rundown on my Christmas Eve first meet with Mr. Big’s family.
Christmas Eve we went to his sister’s house to meet Sis, Brother-in-Law, and Mom. I arrived at Big’s place a few minutes early, so he pours us a couple drinks and tells me to open my gifts. Yay, I love presents! He has the most adorable card for me (awww!), then hands my gift. A certificate for the nicest, most expensive spa in town. I love it! Then, he says open your other gift. There’s more? Sweeeeet. So he hands me another package. I rip it open. Coach. A GORGEOUS, big, Coach designer purse. My face looked like this ---> then this --> then this -- >
It was the single most beautiful thing I have ever laid eyes on. Needless to say, nothing could ruin my evening after that.
So, we drive to Sis’s house where, as soon as I walk in the door, I am accosted by three very large, hairy dogs. As I may have mentioned on this blog before, I am a fan of dogs – I just can’t breath around hem. Yep, super allergic. I excuse myself and immediately take an allergy pill. Which seems to work fine for most of the evening. Luckily, the dogs seems pretty well behaved. I was rubbed up against, licked, slobbered on, and at one point I think my calf became the male dog’s date, but none of them jumped or shed on me too much, so I was happy.
The family was SO incredibly sweet. They all bought me gifts even though I’d never met them. We had some killer mojitos and dinner was fabulous! Artichoke dip, bruschetta, this incredible corn soufflé, and the most to die for chocolate mouse cake. So incredibly good I could have eaten the entire thing myself.
But, the best part…
After dinner Big’s mom hands me a “little something”. A red, patent leather Dolce and Gabbana clutch. Repeat of .
Big “confesses” that his Mom is his designer purse connection. Apparently she deals in imported designer handbags.
I love this family.
She asks if I’d like to see some more. Um, does a bear go poo poo in the woods? Yes! So, she takes me in the other room and there is a row of the most gorgeous purses ever. Brand new designer bags in all shapes and sizes in a pretty little row. Jimmy Choo, Dolce, Chanel, Coach. All my friends are there! I swear I started having heart palpitations. And then, she said the two most beautiful words I have ever heard.
I think I actually had a mini heart attack. Then grabbed a gorgeous read Chanel purse and decided then and there that if thing don’t work out with Big I will have to go lesbian and seduce his sister because I must be part of this family.
So, the first meet was a success. Fingers crossed things continue to go well in the new year!
~Trigger (and Handbag) Happy Halliday
Friday, January 02, 2009
Posted by Gemma Halliday at 5:00 AM