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Wednesday, May 5, 2010


All it took was one look, and I was head over curly tail.
I'm talking about my love, Brutus the Frenchie.

He's just not a pretty face, but how can we overlook the obvious!

He has quite a cute little tooshie.

It must be from all that running around he does...

I felt like such a lucky Puglet when he professed his love for me.

I wasted no time in confessing my love for him too.
It's hard sometimes having a long distance relationship.

Especially when you have Gunther always peering over your shoulder...

But as they say, absence makes the heart grow fonder. And unbeknownst to me, my sweet Brutus was out shopping and making plans for our future.

Since he couldn't be here himself, he had my package specially delivered from Ohio..

I was very worried the delivery truck wouldn't fit in the driveway! And how was I going to keep Gunther away from it? We all remember what happened with the mail truck.

I could barely contain my excitement when my package was loaded off the truck!

I wanted to savor this moment without Gunther and Betty asking a bunch of questions, so I opted for a little privacy in the den.

Oh my! A beautiful Tiffany's diamond necklace! Mom, help me put it on.

I feel like a princess.
Before I open this box, I need to read Brutus' letter.

Hand me a tissue, will you? My heart is all in a flutter!

Brutus, yes I will marry you!!!

I am the happiest Pug girl alive! 


Pearl said...





Wheeee!!!! This is so exciting!!!!!!! You and Brutus will be so happy together!

Just for the record, I look TOTALLY cute in a bridesmaid dress!



Winston (smilingpug) said...

OMD OMD OMD!!!!! congrats! looks at the necklace oh and the ring! you lucky girl.

I am glad Gunther did not take off in the mail truck!

OH and tell your Mum that my Mum is glad she loved the goodies. Sorry there wasn't anything for you guys but sometimes the Mommas need something too!

PS - I agree, I think Pearl would look dashing in a bridesmaids dress!


Goodboy Norman Featherstone said...

You are so lucky! That Brutus is a dreamboat!!

Anonymous said...

YIPPEE! I'm so very much happy for you, Stella! You and Brutus make a Most Lovely couple and I know your luv is one that's gonna last 4-ever!

And that is one super gorgeous engagement necklace. Sigh. He has such very good taste - in jewelry and in pugs!

Wiggles & Wags,

BRUTUS said...

Sorry it took me a while to respond, Mom was finally able to revive me! Now that I have regained my composure, I can say WOOOOOOOOHHHHOOOOOOO!
I'm so glad you like the necklace (and I think I even picked a good size, yes?) and the ring! Now don't let Betty steal them from you so that she can be all pretending & dreaming.....

So who are we going to ask to be in the Bridal party? Obviously Betty & Gunther are shoo-ins, but beyond that? There's my big brother Mason too. I thought maybe you dad's winery would be a good spot for our big day, what do you think? Oh, so much to do... But planning is a girl's thing, I won't get in your way.

Frankie Furter said...

OMD OMD OMD Bestest Wishes Stella. And Congratulations to Brutus. I know exactly you you feel right now.
Whoooo a Tiffany necklace AND a HOOOOGE Ring!!! That guy went all out!!!
Wedding at the Winery??? WOW

Yoda & Brutus said...

Congratulations Stella! You and Brutus make a beautiful couple :)

Pugs & Kisses,

Yoda & Brutus

Hank said...

Boy howdy y'all are gonna take the plunge!!! WINGO!!!!

Dang! I better make sure my go tuh meetin' suit is back from the dry cleaners!

Melissa and Emmitt said...

oh my gosh stella!
brutus is the luckiest frenchie in the whole world!
what a wonderful post!
we love your new header photo too!
your blog always, always makes us happy!
m & e

Those Elgin Pugs said...



We's are soooo excited and happy for yous!!! Are yous going to have the big day in your Daddys Winery? 'Dats be sooo Prettys! Oh, and Izzy and I can be bridesmaids too like Pearly (hee hees)
You are going to makes a beautiful brides!!! Brutus is going to be a lucky man!!!
Oh this is tooooooo fun!!!
This post mades our day!!!!
Josie and Izzy

Marlene said...

Oh, Stella! You and Brutus are going to make such a smashing couple! You are just so beautiful and he is so handsome!

Love, Marlene

Benny and Lily said...

Oh my paw Stella. Going for the youngsters? Please invite us to the wedding adorable post!
Benny & Lily
Pee. S wait til Betty and Gunther find out

Ms. ~K said...

You are going to be the most incredible bride!
Have you set the date?
Licks and sniffs,
Zack, Sassy and Buddy

Puglette said...

oh my gosh! how exciting for you both!!! and stella, that is quite a rock on that ring! is that like elebenty billion carrots??
big hugs,

The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

So exciting - it will be the wedding of the century!!

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

Pink Thumb said...

Congratulations! Mommy made a big squeel when she read the news! My mom is a wedding blogger too if you need help planning the wedding.

That's the best proposal ever! I don't know how I'm gonna top that when I propose to betty.

Sequoia & Petunia said...

Many many congradulations Stella! What wonderful gifts you are such a lucky little girl! You and Brutus will so happy!

Freya's Human said...

Congrats! You will make a gorgeous bride:D.

Tucker said...

Holy Crap! I hope that Betty isn't lined up to be the flower girl - you know how she devours them. When is the big date? Will there be cake? Am I gonna be invited?

woof - Tucker

Wilma said...

Ohhhh Stella, I think that is just about the most romantic proposal ever. Congratulations to you both!
If you need any advise just ask. I was in my Mom and Dads wedding as the flower pug so I'm like practically a pro.

LOL word verification betabu. I like that as a nickname for Betty.

Toby- The dog with a blog said...

Big news!

Pugsley and Lola said...

OMG!!! Congrats!!

Hope you two are as happy as me and Salinger are:)

Pugs & Kisses
Pugsley & Lola

the booker man said...

oh, miss stella, i am so excited that you and brutus are gettin' married!! and look at all the pretty jewelries that brutus got you...the diamond collar and that honkin' hooge diamond ringie!! woooow!
the booker man

Dana Orsborn said...

Hi Stella!

What a beautiful gift you got from
Brutus! You two make a sexy couple.
Congrats on your engagement!

I hope you are having a great week!


Oakley and Swisher said...

Congratulations, you and Brutus will be sooo happy together.

Lots of Licks-

Oak and Swish

Twix said...

OMD!OMD!OMD!OMD!OMD! Ever since Big Brutus popped the question at Date Night I have been waiting and wondering what you were gonna say! Goodness! I'm so excited that I got to be a tiny part in this mostest wonderful engagement. Stella, you and Brutus are the pawfect pair. I can't wait to hear more of the details!

Mango said...

That is big news. I hope your mom has been saving her dollars because I know how much you gals like the lavish weddings. Do you think you can find a gown for a doggie with no neck?