25 September 2012

A Glimpse of our Engagement Party

Last weekend, Jurg and I celebrated our engagement with some Jo'burg friends at Mythos in the Design Quarter!  After having been apart for almost a full month since getting engaged, it was great being able to re-connect with Jurg and also spend some time catching up with lots of friends I haven't seen in way too long.


We spent the evening munching on tapas, toasting with champagne, and laughing over a few glasses of delicious South African red wine.  And of course, we couldn't have asked for better company.  Having moved to Jo'burg not knowing a single soul about two and a half years ago, Jurgen and I have really been blessed with all of the new friendships that have found their way into our lives.  It turned out to be a perfect evening.

Being the terrible blogger that I am, I completely forgot to take any photos of the party - and even worse, there isn't a single photo to be found of Jurg and I together! horriblefuturewifealert.  The photos above are courtesy of the lovely miss megs - thanks megan!

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I hope you're all having a wonderful beginning of the week!  I came down with a terrible case of food poisoning last night {I don't know if I'll ever be able to stomach paella again} and am starting to feel much better, but very, very sleep deprived this morning.  I can't wait for the work day to end so I can go home and crawl into bed.

Also, don't forget to enter the reader appreciation GIVEAWAY happening on my blog now.  A $30 REI gift card, Camelbak water bottle, and a couple packs of sports jelly beans are up for grabs, but the giveaway is ending tomorrow so you need to act quick!!!

New York and California re-caps to commence soon!
 

12 comments:

  1. Hahaha, geeze, I got a fright now when I refreshed my reader feed and got a photo of myself there, that I clearly don't remember uploading today!

    Oh boo, sorry about not getting a photo of you and Jurg together, but you guys were chatting so much with everyone, I think the only time you guys had some alone time was when you ate! haha

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  2. Yay how exciting!! I'm so looking forward (and nosy) to seeing how your wedding plans play out ;) hehe. Soooo happy for you girly!

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  3. Aww looks like such a fun party, congrats again on your engagement girl! Hope your food poisoning goes away soon, feel better! xoxo

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  4. Congratulations! you will me one beautfiul bride!!! xox

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  5. Haha, you make me laugh Jen!! thank goodness for wedding photographers :) Such a lovely celebration x

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  6. About a month late, but congratulations! I'm way behind on my blog reading, but am so happy for you!

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  7. Food poisoning is the worst! I hope one day you can enjoy paella again :)

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  8. Yay for engagement celebrations :) It looks like you had a great time!

    The food poisoning sucks though, it might be one of the worst things ever. I'm glad you're feeling better!

    Have a lovely weekend Jenna!

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  9. Glad you and Jurgen were able to enjoy your engagement with good friends!! Sounds like it was a blast :-)

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