October 25, 2007

Happy Birthday Hubby

It has been a long week and I'm not going to have my hubby's present done in time. I have been working on a calendar for him. My new experience with Digital Scrapbooking. I am printing it out and will try to get it put together nicely somewhere. If not, ribbon will be my friend. Here is a sample of what I'm doing... (and don't think I came up with this on my own... Sarah gives away free templates... I just add color [usually gotten from her or someone she linked to...] and pictures and a few touches of my own)

I have done January thru Oct. I just won't get it all done before today. Such is life. It has taken away from blogging time but he is worth it.

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While I am not the best at writing, I will try to express how much my husband means to me for his birthday. I married this man for many reasons. He was willing to fight (or argue if you prefer) with me like an adult. Looking into my eyes, sitting beside me and willing to listen as well as to explain his point of view. He was willing to go to marriage counseling at the church before we got married. He understood I had an issue with money and never blinked when it was time to pay the bills. He just handed me money and said have at it. He listens to me about the budget, about the kids, about my frustrations of being a stay at home mom.

He also deals well with how stupid I feel some days and how fat and ugly. Yes, I gained a lot of weight after having children... 25 pounds. On a 5' 1" body, that put me on the 'obese' side of the chart. It bothers me and I work at trying to lose it. And he supports whatever my road is at the time.

He makes me smile. He still can make my heart flutter when he turns on the charm. When I look at him, I can't help but feel that wonderful warm fuzzy that happens after knowing and living with someone for a long time and still liking them.

When I see him with the boys, that smile on all of their faces, it makes me realize I am in the right place. Because they always include me in it. Thank you Husband for being who you are and being a part of my life. I wish you the best of birthdays.

Posted by vw bug at October 25, 2007 07:50 AM | TrackBack

What a wonderful tribute! Happy Birthday, VW's DH!

LOVE the calendar! What a great idea...!!! :D

Posted by: pam at October 25, 2007 07:28 AM

Happy Birthday Bug Brains!

BTW,Bug, those calendar pages are beautiful. Are they hard to do?

Posted by: wRitErsbLock at October 25, 2007 08:35 AM

Happy Birthday!!

Posted by: oddybobo at October 25, 2007 08:43 AM

Very cool calendar! And Happy Birthday to your DH!

Posted by: Carmen at October 25, 2007 09:30 AM

Awesome!! The calendar is going to be fab! :) And Happy Birthday to your hubby from me too!!

Posted by: Richmond at October 25, 2007 12:09 PM

What a GREAT gift!!! Happy bday to your hubster. And this was a wonderful tribute.

Posted by: Bou at October 25, 2007 10:06 PM

You forgot to mention his great sense of humor especially when he and I are playing a joke on YOU. LOL

Posted by: Tink at October 26, 2007 09:40 AM

Congrats on your happiness vw. Here's looking forward to many more years of it.

BTW, you would tower over my 5' flat wife. Then again, good things come in small packages.

Posted by: physics geek at October 30, 2007 11:09 AM