52 Date Nights, Week 23: Light Candles …and Take Pictures

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Friday night Thomas banished me to the basement after the kids were in bed. It’s a testament to how tired I was that I didn’t suspect anything beyond what he said: he wanted to pick up a little and then he’d be down to watch The Office with me.

Ten minutes later he asked me to come back upstairs. I sighed heavily as I dragged myself off the couch. When I reached the top of the stairs and found this:

That right there is our unity candle, some much-needed munchies, and glasses ready for wine.

The whole room was filled with candles. We got out the tripod to take pictures, which led to messing with the self-timer and my new lightscoop for self-portraits (another date night activity!)

(flash free)
Taken in the same lighting with flash + lightscoop

The best part is that when I downloaded the pictures a few days later I found this:

(Taken the next morning while I was still in bed.)

Comments

  1. Oh! I love that picture of you two.