Quote I Love – Carrie Bradshaw

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Here. Swear. Swear on Chanel. –  Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City.

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His hello was the end of her endings
Her laugh was their first step down the aisle
His hand would be hers to hold forever
His forever was as simple as her smile
He said she was what was missing
She said instantly she knew
She was a question to be answered
And his answer was “I do”

 

I absolutely love this poem that Carrie wrote for her friends on their wedding day in Sex and the City. It was no question that I would use it as one of the readings at my own wedding.

My husband and I are not particularly religious. My mum’s side of the family is and while I was growing up, I always thought that I would be married in a church. While we were planning our wedding, I wasn’t sure how to introduce this poem to our reverend at the church where we were married. During one of our meetings at our home, I decided to just show her the poem along with another one that I had decided on. I hadn’t yet fessed up that I hadn’t chosen any religious readings and there were not going to be any hymns so I was a little nervous of her reaction. She read it and thought it was beautiful and asked where it came from – to my horror! I said I just came across it on the internet…. It just slipped out! Does that make me a bad person? To make my little fib even worse, she then asked if she could make a copy to keep and show other couples for ideas for their readings….. So I said yes. What else could I say? It is a beautiful poem, but I just didn’t feel right telling her it was from an episode of Sex and the City.

After this little mishap, our new puppy who was quietly lying on his bed decided to start humping his bed. Karma? I hope she didn’t notice, although I think she did and chose to ignore it and be polite.

The Karma did turn up on our wedding day though. Paintings from an exhibition held inside the church, that were supposed to have been moved to another location for our ceremony were in fact not moved when I turned up. In my hazy marital bliss I did not actually realize that they were still there until about half way through the ceremony. This is when our reverend decided to make a sales pitch to our guests telling them to take a look at all the beautiful paintings around the room. They might even like to purchase one after the ceremony! Are you serious? Can you imagine! At this point, I looked around the church and finally noticed that these paintings were everywhere! It was such a beautiful church, but it was covered up with these not so beautiful (hideous actually) paintings. I couldn’t believe it. Our photographer did an amazing job in hiding most of the paintings in our photos. All except for the massive portrait of Jesus, dead (can I say that? Sorry…) centre of the altar. Extremely hard to miss. Extremely awful. Jesus has now been tagged in all of these photos on Facebook. That’s how obvious he was!

Anyway, a year and a half later, my husband and I are very much happily ever after. So I can now only hope that my bad karma has all been used up!

And the winner is….

Congratulations to R on her winning entry for the Sex and the City Tour in NYC.
R has scored herself 2 tickets and will be visiting NYC soon.

I think there is a little bit of Carrie, Miranda, Samantha & Charlotte in all of us. That’s why we can relate to the Sex and the City girls so well and love the show so much. I can’t tell you how many times I have watched my box set of DVD’s.

Enjoy!!

Love Kirst xo

Last Chance to win tickets for the Sex and the City Tour in NYC!

Last chance to enter for your chance to win 2 of these fabulous tickets for the Sex and the City Tour in NYC!
Competition closes today and I will announce the winner next week!


To enter:
– Tell me which Sex and the City character you are most like and why.
– You must be a subscriber of Kirsten’s Style Report.
– You can email your entry to itsmekirsten@hotmail.com or leave a comment below. Please include your name, age and the email address you have subscribed from.
– You can also tweet about this contest. Please include @kirstenpetersn in your tweet and a link to this post. Leave me a comment to let me know you have tweeted.
This contest will close on the 30th April, 2010. The lucky winner will be announced afterwards!

To find out more about these tours, visit On Location Tours at www.screentours.com/tour.php/satc. (They also have tours for The Sopranos, Gossip Girl, and other New York TV shows and movies!)

Good Luck!

Love Kirst xx

Reminder: Sex and the City Tour Giveaway

Only just over a week left until this competition closes.
Don’t forget to enter for your chance to win 2 tickets for the Sex and the City tour in NYC!!

To enter:
– Tell me which Sex and the City character you are most like and why.
– You must be a subscriber of Kirsten’s Style Report.
– You can email your entry to itsmekirsten@hotmail.com or leave a comment below. Please include your name, age and the email address you have subscribed from.
– You can also tweet about this contest. Please include @kirstenpetersn in your tweet and a link to this post. Leave me a comment to let me know you have tweeted.
This contest will close on the 30th April, 2010. The lucky winner will be announced afterwards!

To find out more about these tours, visit On Location Tours at www.screentours.com/tour.php/satc. (They also have tours for The Sopranos, Gossip Girl, and other New York TV shows and movies!)

Good Luck!

Love Kirst xx