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Free Photography Contest!! - BDW Exclusive!! - 'Real Love is...'

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#41 rodent


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    Posted 23 December 2008 - 11:59 AM

    Your blog is so much fun!

    #42 sunsetbride1

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      Posted 23 December 2008 - 04:19 PM

      This is such a wonderful contest and perfect theme…

      I am going to take this from a more personal perspective and write this like I am trying to put into words to my amazing Fh how I feel about him.

      **The words I love you could never adequately describe how I feel about you.

      Our love is like the ocean, a constant that is always there. It is a beautifully changing adventure that is filled with new discoveries when I wake up eagerly every morning to dive in. Starting our lives together on the beach, paying tribute to the waves … there is no better place to celebrate our commitment.

      When I am with you and look into your deep, warm eyes; I feel like I am home. When we met, I couldn’t even fathom what home felt like anymore; you saved me from the darkest place I have ever known and bestowed to me your amazing light.

      You know the worse things about me and that’s okay; because I know the worse things about you … and that’s okay too. We laugh together harder than anyone I have ever laughed with; and that makes the times we cry even more poignant.

      You challenge me more than anyone I have ever met and I know I challenge you too… and to steal one of your favorite quotes you always say to me from The Notebook “Well that's what we do, we fight... You tell me when I am being an arrogant son of a bitch and I tell you when you are a pain in the ass. Which you are, 99% of the time. I'm not afraid `to hurt your feelings. You have like a 2 second rebound rate, then you're back doing the next pain-in-the-ass thing. So it's not gonna be easy. It's gonna be really hard. We're gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, for ever, you and me, every day.”

      I have never known peace like I do with you; never known passion could be so exhilarating; never known the excitement I feel when I make you smile, the sadness I feel when you frown; the contentment of having a true partner to live with, but not live for; and the camaraderie of having a true best friend, someone who is in every way my equal and other half. **

      We are getting married at sunset on the glowing beaches of Dreams Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on August 5, 2009.

      Good luck to everyone!!!!

      Hmm.. now that I have written this - it may work for my vows. LOL! =)

      #43 Andi


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        Posted 23 December 2008 - 04:43 PM

        what a great contest! Good luck to everyone!

        #44 michaelwachniak

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          Posted 24 December 2008 - 03:55 AM

          oooohhhh, 1 more hour to go! :) The anticipation is KILLING me!!!

          #45 michaelwachniak

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            Posted 24 December 2008 - 07:07 AM

            Ok the contest is officially closed!

            Stay Tuned Christmas Morning for the winners!

            If you have entered the contest and would like to be notified by phone Christmas Day please PM me a number you can be reached at, and the times you are available!

            Good Luck Everyone, and Have a Happy Holidays!


            #46 Denise40

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              Posted 25 December 2008 - 03:32 PM

              Soooo, who is the lucky winner!!!

              #47 Geralyn

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                Posted 25 December 2008 - 04:08 PM

                yes who is it

                #48 michaelwachniak

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                  Posted 25 December 2008 - 05:46 PM

                  notifying them in approx 10 minutes THEN you will know! :)

                  #49 michaelwachniak

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                    Posted 25 December 2008 - 07:16 PM

                    Originally Posted by ACA Amy
                    Real love is...
                    - Wanting to wake up to the same person every morning.
                    - Realizing how lucky you are to be spending your life with your best friend.
                    - Sacrifice (this is my FI's contribution)
                    - Getting that euphoric feeling just thinking about your partner.
                    - Truly thinking you are the luckiest person in the world!

                    This is such a great contest- thanks for doing this! Our wedding is April 26, 2009 at the Grand Mayan Resort in Acapulco, Mexico!

                    CONGRATULATIONS Amy and Octavio (ACA AMY)!!! You are the winners!!!

                    I just got off the phone with Amy and Octavio and when I told Amy she was the winner of the contest, the ENTIRE household went crazy! I thought my ear was going to explode! :)

                    My girlfriend (Grit) and I are SO stoked to be able to meet you guys and be a part of your amazing day! I am looking forward to getting everything sorted out with you in the weeks and months to come!

                    Thank you so much to everyone who entered the contest, you were all very deserving of this and so much more. I have printed out all of your "REAL LOVE" answers and put them by my computer so I can see it every day!

                    I wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year!



                    #50 ACA Amy

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                      Posted 25 December 2008 - 09:09 PM

                      Thank you so much Michael! This was the best Christmas gift we could have asked for! You don't know how much this means to us- we are looking forward to meeting you and Grit in Acapulco! Happy Holidays!!!

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