Eire Engagement



Well it's only been a few days since my last outfit post but there are a lot of changes to announce. For one thing I'm now (temporarily) a blonde. Also, I'm back in Northern Ireland. And I'm engaged! Woohoo! I had barely landed in Dublin before Thomas whisked me off to his favorite beach and went down on one knee. Between the lovely location, beautiful vintage ring, and his sweet proposal I couldn't help but say yes. We had a relaxed evening on the beach enjoying the sunshine and sound of the waves before our hike back to civilization, snapping a few informal pictures along the way to help commemorate the day.

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  2. OMG! So romantic! Your ring is amazing! Congrats for both of you! I´m very happy for you! PS: You look good with blond hair too btw.

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  3. omg wow! i have been following your journal for several years now and i cant believe it! i mean, how amazing, you look wonderful blonde and such great news, so happy for you! i hope to continue to see your posts for more years and keep up with your wonderful life/page. thank you for sharing it!

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  4. Happy to see my favourite blogger so happy! Congratulations to you both, may you live happily ever after!

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  5. Happy tears. As a long-time reader of your blog, it's been great to see you grow and move and evolve. So happy for you and Thomas- that ring is gorgeous and so is the new blonde hair! Best wishes and CONGRATULATIONS to you both!!!!

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  6. You look beautiful, and congratulations!! That has got to be one of the most gorgeous wedding rings I've ever seen. Is it vintage? I always love those types of rings FAR more than anything modern.

    xox Sammi
    www.thesoubrettebrunette.blogspot.com

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  7. Congratulations Rebecca! I am so happy for you! Your ring is beautiful and looks so "you" - your fiance did a lovely job in picking it out! I can't wait to see what kind of wedding dress you choose!

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  8. I've been reading your blog for years and years (ever since your days of working as a cashier at that little store!) and never commented until now. I just wanted to say how absolutely beautiful it's been watching your style grow and change, your photos evolve, and your smile emerge more and more in your posts. I admit I've spent a lot of time jealous of your travels (it's my dream to go to Ireland one day, and your photos were soo pretty and romantic!), but in the happiest-for-you way possible - like, "I wish I could be her" rather than "I hate that bitch" haha. This isn't going to mean a lot coming from a total stranger, but I'm incredibly happy for you and can't wait to see the inevitably gorgeous vintage wedding you're going to have. Have a wonderful engagement :)

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  9. Oh wow congratulations!!! Your ring is gorgeous and that setting is absolutely stunning. I love Ireland's landscapes!! xx

    Little Miss Katy | UK Lifestyle & Fashion

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  10. Congratulations! Your ring is beautiful!

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  11. CONGRATS! You look very happy, he looks joyous, and your ring is beautiful!

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  12. That ring is so perfect and I could not be happier for you! Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations and the best of wishes!

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  13. SO so sweet, a huge congratulations to you and these photos are gorgeous. They actually remind me of one of my favorite music videos by Sigur Ros! :)

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  14. Congratulations. What a lovely and unique ring.

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  15. oh my goodness! Congratulations! those photos are beautiful, your ring is beautiful, and wishing you a lovely engagement. (: hope to see more of your story on the blog~

    Jessie

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  16. Congratulations!!! I kind thought I could see this one coming, eheh. You two make such a cute, sweet pair, wishing you all the best!!
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  17. yay finally it's here! been waiting for days for this public announcement to be made haha. like i've said, i am so, so happy for you rebecca! really can't think of a more perfect way for someone to propose to you...and my, that ring sure is a keeper! cheers to you both, and plentyyy of love from manila! (:

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  18. Such a cute outfit, reminds me of japanese anime characters. Congrats by the way!! www.thestripedvent.blogspot.com

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  19. Congrats! I love the ring!

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  20. Beautiful scenery, and absolutely beautiful ring! Aww really, so romantic. It's like "finally she found her romance ever after". Congratulation Rebecca. :)

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  21. Congratulation!!!!, I am a long time reader here too and today seemed to be a good one to make my first comment. Your ring is the prettiest engagement ring I have seen, suits you and your style perfectly x

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  22. Congratulation Rebecca !!! I'm so happy for you !!! You're an amazing couple =)

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  23. Another lurker chiming in--I've been following your fashion blog since you had long red hair and glasses...congratulations on your engagement! Are you going to immigrate to Ireland?? I just immigrated to the US for marriage from Canada. It can be a long journey but it's worth it--good luck and again, congrats!!

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  24. congratulations!!! so exciting. love your ring!

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  25. Congrats, Rebecca! Such a memorable proposal and a beautifully unique ring! Also, I love the blonde hair! :-)

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  26. AAAA CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

    xxTanya
    minacoleta.blogspot.com

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  27. Oh my gosh Rebecca-- congratulations! I am so happy for you two. I can't believe how long I've been following your blog and how much you've grown! <3

    Lots of love,
    Claire

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  28. Congratulations to you both. I hope you have a wonderful, and stressfree engagement and a wonderful wedding! Love the ring, tell him he made a lovely choice ;)

    Sincerely,
    Joanna
    www.ModaMamaBlog.com

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  29. Aw... congratulations, Rebecca! Ever since you first posted about Thomas, you've looked so adorably happy and loved up in every post. I'm so happy for you!

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  30. Best wishes for you two! :-)

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  31. Best post! <3 I've been following your blog since the early days too! Congratulations, this is amazing news.

    <3 Lauren

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  32. Holy Noodles!!!! Ive been following your blog for years and I am so very very happy for you and you look absolutely radiant as always many many many congratulations!!!!!!

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  33. Congrats to you and Thomas on your engagement! That is such exciting news. That vintage ring is so lovely, and I love how you look as a blonde.

    -Helen Grace

    www.sweethelengrace.com

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  34. Lots of changes--all good things! Congrats so much! Your ring is beautiful and suits you so well!

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  35. Oh my goodness! Congrats! How exciting! That ring is gorgeous and perfect in every way! I've been following your blog for a few years now - and it's so cool to see you grow and take new steps. From what it looks like, and the few posts where you have talked about how you met and stuff, it seems so meant to be! You guys make a great pair and I am sure will have such a beautiful wedding! I wish you two a lifetime of love, health and happiness! BTW you make a great blonde too!
    Xo, Randi
    http://eye-see-you-randi.blogspot.com

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  36. Congratulations! You look lovely. Very happy for the both of you.

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  37. WOW! Love this photos and your style. Really beautiful!

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  38. OMG! how exciting! you look amazing and the ring is SO you!

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    nikki

    www.dream-in-neon.com

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  39. What a sweet news, I'm so glad for both of you! Congratulations :)

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  40. congrats, what an amazing trip and gorgeous ring!
    Marie @ In Our Happy Place

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  41. Congratulations! That ring is gorgeous and I love the blond hair. I wish you both all the happiness!!!

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  42. Hi! I guess I never commented before because I'm more of a shy follower but since you are one of my favorite bloggers I just want to say congratulations.
    I wish you both the best :)

    ps- blonde suits you

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  43. Yes yes yesssssss.
    Sooo excited to hear more about it. Congratulations!

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  44. Congratulations! I think we're all very excited for you, to say the least. :)

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  45. Congratulations! I share everyone's sentiment that we as readers have loved your blog and sharing your wonderful news with us! I personally can't wait to see what you'll wear on your wedding day and what you'll plan for your wedding day!

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  46. Gorgeous look, absolutely stunning images! xx

    primrosepondering.blogspot.co.uk

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  47. I'm not surprised at all, haha, and I've been waiting for this announcement to happen. Congrats! like everyone else, it's crazy for me as a reader of yours to see you engaged, and I've admired you and Thomas and your love story since the beginning. I can't wait to see you on your wedding day :)

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  48. Congratulations Rebecca and Thomas! Best news for a Monday morning. May you have a long and happy life together.
    - Becky

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  49. Congratulations! This is such a lovely post. Your ring is SO unique and beautiful! <3

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  50. Congratulations to you both! It's a beautiful ring, stunning location and I've loved following your story on the blog. Now for imminent wedding planning!! :D

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  51. Congruatulations Rebecca and Thomas! You are such a lovely couple.

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  52. Congratulations rebecca! Enjoy the rest of your stay in Ireland!

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  53. Congratulations! Your ring is stunning and so unique! I hope you enjoy every moment of your engagement! xoxo

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  54. I hope you both enjoy your wonderful enagement! Congratulations to you both and lovely photos to remeber the special day xo

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  55. Oh my gosh! Congratulations Rebecca! What an absolutely fabulous ring. You look stunning!

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  56. Congratulations! The ring is perfect and you are adorable together! Best of luck and well wishes in your relationship!

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  57. congratulations! Thomas chose such a gorgeous ring, it seems to suit your style perfectly, and I absolutely love the blonde on you.

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  58. OMG Congratulations!! That's so exciting!
    ~Sara

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  59. Congratulations!!! I had a feeling you were going to get engaged--you're bridal posts were the clues. I wish you and your fiance the best!

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  60. Congrats Rebecca! love the ring!

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  61. Congratulations Rebecca! That's awesome news!

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  62. Been reading your blog since '08 so I feel like I should comment and congratulate you on this recent development in your life. Hope to keep seeing more posts from you in the future - you've been such an inspiration from your outfit posts to your introspective thought posts and so on. Congrats again!

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  63. Wow! Congratulations!

    What a darling ring- I've always thought a vintage ring would be sweet, you've just proved me right!

    xx

    Whitney

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  64. Congrats Rebecca! :) I loved your ring. Keep being happy forever.

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  65. Congratulations for both of you!! This is very exciting news, I even shared with the hubs ;) love the ring, special & gorgeous (so is the location!). I like Thomas smiling face in the picture; for plenty of those happiness moments ahead, you cutest couple! :)

    Damaris | The cat, you and us

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  66. Beautiful. Congratulations to you both! <3

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  67. Congratulations Rebecca! Such wonderful news....and what a beautiful ring!!

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  68. Congratulations Rebecca! Such wonderful news....and what a beautiful ring!!

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  69. Congrats! The pictures are so dreamy and the ring is gorgeous!
    p.s. Your hail looks great blonde! I love it!

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  70. OMG!! congrats!! thats so exciting!! your ring is beautiful!!!

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  71. oh my gosh, congratulations! what a wonderful surprise. you're going to make a beautiful bride. :)

    and that ring is stunning!

    bedroomocean.com

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  72. I have been following your blog for such a long time, I can´t blieve you are engaged! Congratulations! That ring is gorgeous! You sound like you are having a magical time there in Ireland, full of love and nature =). I wish you the best, I remember the "late bloomer post" when you wrote how late you started to go out on dates and such, so I´m really glad how things turened out in the end for you =)

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  73. Congratulations!!!! Literally just started shrieking when I read the news!Can't wait to see your wedding dress!!!!! :)

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  74. Congratulations! You now have the fortune of getting to travel across "the pond" more often than most, and with your beloved at that! My husband is from England, so I can understand a bit of the adventure that awaits you. Best of luck to you both!

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  75. Congratulations! I've been following your blog for a year or so (love your astronomy clothing - I'm an astronomer in London!) - lovely to hear you are doing so well. I'm an American expat in London, married to an Englishman myself! Gotta love the British accents. ;)

    Best wishes to both of you! :)

    Cheers,

    Emily

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  76. A million congratulations! I too have been an avid reader for the past few years, and it has been fun and lovely to see you and this blog grow and transform. I'm so happy for you! I too just got engaged to a foreigner (german) this summer, and we are trying to figure out the visa process and where its legal to get married and how etc. It doesn't seem like an easy or fun process, but of course its worth it in the end! Good luck with everything!

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  77. I haven't come to your blog in a while but I was a very loyal reader years ago. I actually came in search of your blogroll, you used to have a list and the link to this sweet blog where a girl shared thoughts on life and her lovelife (can't remember the name but would love to find it again, it was mainly text no pictures1). And today I was browsing your blog and this post almost made me cry, you both look lovely and perfect together. COngratulatioooons!

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  78. @Rita, thanks! can you provide any more information about the blogger--maybe where they were living or what their life was like a bit? I can't say it rings any bells just from your description, but a lot of bloggers I followed in the beginning no longer blog so that could be why. Also you can e-mail me if you want to try to figure this out together with more back-and-forth about who she might be.

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  79. Wow! Breathtaking! What a ring! He knows you well, huh.

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