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Our Long Story Short #WriteGift

This post is sponsored by CROSS. All opinions expressed are my own. 

My husband and I have been together for 17 years, this coming April.  We met in passing, by chance, at an intersection on a busy street.  I had just started college.  I went out to rent a movie one night, and I ran into a friend. My husband was standing alongside my friend, whom he was also friends with. My friend briefly introduced us, and I continued on my way. On my way back from the video store, I happened to run into him again. This time, he was on his own, and he was on his way to get something to eat.

Long story short; he asked me to come along. We ate dinner and we talked for hours. We've been together ever since. Who would've ever thought that a chance meeting would amount to 17 years together, 4 beautiful children, and a life that I wouldn't trade for anything - even on the hardest of days?  We were meant to be; our beautiful children were meant to be.

I'm so very grateful for that chance meeting, 17 years ago.


This holiday, I'm gifting my husband with a Sterling Silver Classic Century Ballpoint CROSS Pen, engraved with the cross streets of the intersection where we met [engraving is complimentary]. It's such a special reminder of that chance meeting,  all of the years that followed, and all of the special moments that are yet to be...

It's the perfect present.



Find the perfect present this holiday season, at: www.cross.com

More About CROSS
CROSS has always championed the pursuit of greatness. From the spark that inspires a passion, to the hard work and creativity needed to make it happen. It takes courage and a lot of heart, but those who take this path are the ones who make their mark on this world.

CROSS was established in 1846 and to this day, receiving a CROSS fine writing instrument is a symbol of achievement, accomplishments, and human potential, all while being a luxury fine writing instrument. CROSS seeks to provide those possessing extraordinary vision and a strong entrepreneurial spirit with the tools needed to make their mark. CROSS will always continue to be the #WriteGift for recognizing the deserving moments in anyone's life from a job promotion, to marriage, to graduation… Who is deserving in your life?

5 comments:

  1. What a really nice way to show your husband how much he means to you. That is so cool to get a pen with engraving on it. I need to give one of these to my husband!

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    1. Hi there, Julie! These do make such great gifts + engraving is completely FREE ~ great deal :)

      Happy Holidays!

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  2. This is such a beautiful pen and so classy. I would love to get this for my dad this year.
    heather hgtempaddy@hotmail.com

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    1. Hi there, Heather!:) They are beautiful and they make the perfect presents!

      Happy Holidays!

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  3. This is a great gift with thought for those who love pens. I love great writing pens.

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