Thursday, October 2, 2014

It All Started with H E L L O

Many thanks to Lindt HELLO for sponsoring today’s story, and giving my readers a chance to win really sweet prizes!

I have never really talked about how I met Dustin- and it's kind of a funny story so I thought I would share today.

Let's take it back to when I was a teenager about 12-13. I was actually "dating" one of Dustin's friends and I'm pretty sure he was dating one of my friends. Anyways, I knew his name from the few times we had hung out as teenagers. All throughout high school, my friend worked for a pizza place and she delivered to Dustin at times and EVERY time she would delivery to his house she would text me about it. Weird, I know but that's how girls are.

At the start of this year my friend was snapchatting me and sent me a photo of Dustin because they were hanging out and I replied "Who is your cute bearded ginger friend?" and he told me it was Dustin. I'm pretty sure I didn't reply after that because I thought "I cannot like this kid- I just can't" With the history of me knowing him so young and my friend texting me every time she went to his house- I felt like this was a bad idea to even think he was cute.. which I did think he was pretty adorable.

Then the day I arrived in Texas for physical therapy at Project Walk, I noticed a friend request on my Facebook and it was Dustin. I accepted and messaged him "Hello. Uhm, do I know you?" even though I totally knew who he was. I tried playing stupid or whatever. From that a friendship started and then I began to really like this kid. We would talk on the phone for hours at night and the day I came home from Texas, we hung out. Basically we have been together almost daily since March and to all started (again) when I said "Hello."

Think about all the relationships you have in your life and how they all started- I'm sure they all started with a simple "Hey" "Hi" or "Hello" too.. and I'm about to introduce you to something you're going to love Lindt Hello chocolate....and it starts with a simple Hello, too!

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I am already hooked but then I found out they are teaming up with Ashley Tisdale to co-produce a YouTube series “It Started with HELLO” premiering on September 12th on the "It Started with HELLO" Youtube page.  The first episode came out on September 18, 2014. Today episode three of four came out- so go check that out HERE. I love YouTube and I think it's a great way to advertise!

Lastly, here's your chance to WIN.

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• Say HELLO to a fun double date night + Lindt HELLO chocolate for dessert

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• Enjoy a shopping spree with the girls + yummy Lindt HELLO Chocolate!

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Now, you can sit back, relax and watch the "It All Started With Hello" web series while snacking on some delicious Lindt Hello Chocolate, you're welcome.

Do you have a "it all started with Hello" story? Share below!

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1 comment :

  1. Cute story! I need some of those treats though, haha!


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