One week // V Day and The Mystery Box

17 February 2013

With just a week to go until I head out to Dubai to see my fiancé, after eight weeks apart, I'm seriously excited! The weekend has been filled pre-holiday chores and errands, and apart from meeting up with one of my friends for coffee and a little shopping, I haven't done a great deal else that was very interesting. So, I thought I'd show you a few snaps of my Valentine's Day instead.

Since the Mr is a few thousand miles away, I spent the evening alone, trying not to eat every last Hershey's kiss and chocolate truffle! I was moderately successful, but only because I got distracted by something else though. The Mr sent me a couple of photos (see below) of a mysterious white Shopbop box which he said is special belated Valentine's/sorry-you've-been-on-your-own-so-long-I-know-it's-sucked gift that's awaiting my arrival in Dubai! Eeeek, exciting!

Trying my best not to eat the lot.
I don't actually remember how exactly the petname came about, but my fiancé is known as 'Bear' to me. And, over the
years I've grown a strong affinity for bears of all kinds. This little guy is to add to my growing family of teddy bears :)
Japanese Cherry Blossom Shower Gel  //  The Body Shop  //  Smells divine but makes me want to eat candy!
The mystery box
The goods wrapped up inside...and that's all the clues I have!

Of course, I've spent the last few days telling him my curiosity really cannot stand it and asking him to pleeeeaase tell me or at least give me some clues but he's not giving anything away. Soooo, any guesses people??

Naturally, the combination of being reunited with him, taking a vacation and a surprise gift has my excitement levels through the roof! I can barely sleep at night and I'm spending the majority of my downtime on the internet researching things to see/do in Dubai. I've already had a few very helpful suggestions from some blogger friends but any more suggestions that you have would be very welcome. 


PS: If you blogged about your Valentine's Day feel free to share a link, I'd like to see what you lovelies got up to!

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  1. Aw you got some lovely things!
    I have no ideas what could be in the box....I bet you're dying to know! xx

    1. The suspense is going to kill me, I'm sure of it! Or at least that's what I keep telling my fiancé to try and get the answer out of him! :D x

  2. what a lovely Valentine's haul!!! have a wonderful time in Dubai! xx

  3. That bodyshop box and showergel looks lovely!Xx

  4. I hope you have a Pashli tucked up in there... ! I bet you can't wait to jump on that plane? Have an amazing time x

    Luxx mint

  5. Aww bless him! I bet you're super excited, hope you have fun in Dubai xx

    Lucy Loves To Blog

  6. Ooo how exciting! That's so lovely of him to plan a special surprise gift :) xx

  7. Aww that's so cute, what a lovely surprise. I would guess either some kind of bag, or clothes, or something?

  8. ooo i bet its a hand bag of some sort. Hope you have a lovely time in Dubai x

  9. Oooh, got to love a surprise!
    I don't have any idea what it is, but no doubt it'll be amazing!

  10. By the shape of the box a bag maybe? I'd be dying to know!x

  11. Such beautiful pictures, and surprises are always fun... can't wait to see what's inside! Coincidentally I call my boy "Bear" too and look for ways to include bear references in cards/gifts to him!

    Ellie | Ellalogy 

  12. Love your photos! I'm going to guess the shopbop box contains a handbag, not certain on that though! Looking forward to your "unwrapping" post :)

  13. really lovely post an what pretty pictures. looks like you had a great v day!
    xx rae

  14. I think even Im excited to see what surprise you get!

    Also v jeal of ure trip to Dubai. I actually only left the place a few weeks ago. Its just totally mental there. The malls alone are enuf to occupy all ure time. ull have an abso blast

  15. Omigosh that teddy is sho cute! n_n
    Your fiance is so sweet and guys are really good at hiding things! :X

    Found out about your blog through Sandra's The Black Pearl Blog, and...? I love it! ;)

    Jasmine Catches Butterflies ʚϊɞ

  16. I'm be going mad wanting to know what was in the box! I bet it's a bag! At least you don't have long to wait now!


    Five Minute Style 

  17. I have a feeling that it is the Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel!!! :)

  18. aw I'm sorry you've been away from him for so long but you're almost there! so exciting! and as for the box...hmmm is there a bag you've wanted and talked about?
    Those chocolates look soooo good.
    I blogged about Valentine's Day here :)

  19. What a sweet Valentine you have :) I'm so sorry you've been away for 2 months, that is so incredibly difficult. But at least you get to see him soon and you get a new gift along with it! I'm guessing it's a have to show us!!


  20. That's so exciting! I blogged about my Valentine's Day with my honey Michael here if you wish to take a peek:

    I can't imagine having to be away from Michael for two months! That must be so difficult! We used to be long distance but would see each other every weekend, and that was hard enough. I'm so glad you get to see him soon. I hope you have a wonderful time!

    Kimberley xx

  21. Have just discovered your blog and I love it! x


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