Thursday, August 28, 2008

after the milestone

despite my horrible toothache yesterday, Ryan & i went on ahead to celebrate our 10th anniversary this year. (yes, i’m that stubborn!) quite unconventionally, our simple celebration was done in reverse. we had dessert first at Haagen Daazs at the DIFC to pass the time before heading for dinner at Shang Palace in Shangri-La Hotel. despite the 4 scoops of ice cream we shared, we still had room for the delectable Chinese cuisine. no doubt Shang Palace is the best Chinese restaurant in Dubai!

sucker for Strawberry Ice Cream

chocolate brownie fudge

while waiting for the food - love the ambience!

dimsum, claypot beef satay & prawn bread crumbs


but what made the event extra special to me was the gift Ryan gave me.

my new solitaire

it was included in my 30th birthday wishlist. i’m just so pleased i didn’t have to wait that long for it to be fulfilled!

honey, you’ve made another dream come true for me! thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

22 comments:

Mommie Van said...

Congratulations to you both & hopefully a baby soon ^_^

hehehe.

ps. grabe ganda ng ring!!

cheche said...

inggit ako sa strawberry ice cream! i've been searching high and low here pero ala yang specific flavor na yan.

happy anniv sa inyo. take care!

orangecious said...

Hi, I'm a fellow w@wie :) Congratulations on your 10th!
That's a beautiful ring :)

Gracious

Gracie said...

thanks vannie! we're working on the baby and hopefully, we'll be blessed soon. *hugs!*

Gracie said...

hi cheche,
naku, naging super weakness ko na ang strawberry ice cream. buti na lang maraming Haagen Daaz & Baskin Robbins dito.
thanks for the greeting! :) *hugs!*

Gracie said...

thanks for stopping by, gracious! :)

aec said...

congratulations! now that's a gift! lol. :D

aec said...

ay i forgot to add, sarap din ng shang palace dito sa shang makati. we had lunch there on our 1st year anniv too. :)

jody said...

happy anniversary to you and your hubby! Aha, yan pala ang big purchase! Ang kinang! Ganda ganda!

at ang sarap ng ice cream! Yes, shang palace the best ano? di pa ako nakakain in dubai, in edsa shang lang! Hahaha!

Gracie said...

thanks, mandy! naku, super sarap nga talaga sa Shang Palace! we were crazy full - dimsum pa lang winner na!
ang hirap nga tapatan ung gift ni Ryan. buti na lang tinanggap nya yung Grand Theft Auto 4 game na niregalo ko...hahaha! :)

Gracie said...

thank you, jody! naku, kaya hindi ako makahirit ng LV bag eh! d bale, i-flaunt na lang ang bling, carry na ang mga lumang bags. sasali na lang ako sa raffle o kaya mag-paid blogging na rin para makabili..LOL!

Joanne MV said...

Wow! Diamonds :)

Belated Happy Anniversary! Ü

kelly said...

WOW!

Teka, akala ko ba diet ka? Haha

Tinggay said...

hi there! got to your blog through mandy's and tracy's blogs... congrats on your anniv and on the rock! ang ganda! :)

Gracie said...

thanks, joanne! :)

Gracie said...

hi kelly!
it's just so hard to resist eating, esp when there's a reason to binge, er, eat out! :) di bale, lapit na ng Ramadan...mapipilitan na talaga kong mag-diet 'cos no food & drinks ulit sa office the whole day.

Gracie said...

hi tinggay,
thanks for the visit and for the greeting :) i'm still over the moon sa new rock ko..LOL!

Pat said...

hi gracie, love, love the rock!! hey, have a tag for u here- http://shopaholictiestheknot.blogspot.com/2008/09/my-scattergories-start-with-letter-p.html

weng said...

nakakatuwa kayo magregalo ni ryan sa isa't isa. talagang all out! hee hee.
abby love's strawberry ice cream. :)
may you have many many many more blissfull years together! God bless! mmmmwah! :)

Gracie said...

thanks, weng! naku, hanggang bday ko na daw next year yan! :)

julliefer said...

awwww. super duper ganda ng ring! i love love it!!! can i have it, sis? hehehe. happy anniv sa inyo! :)

have a tag for you nga pala here >> http://www.julliefer.com/2008/09/spread-christmas-spirit.html

Gracie said...

thanks, pheng! natawa ako sa message mo...LOL! naku, pag pinamigay ko ung ring baka himatayin si Ryan. kasi ang susunod na size na hihingiin ko 2 caratS na. hahaha!!