June 13, 2011
i enjoyed a really sweet 36th birthday yesterday with my family. it started with this, which my daughter had stayed up *super* late to create in her room the night before. she is so thoughtful and loving to her mama!!
(( my heart is so moved by her desire to bless me! she was determined to know what i wanted for my bday and took special efforts to shop and then create a beautiful gift))
my dear mama hosted a family lunch for me … 2 years in a row she’s done this, and it’s been so great. the weather was sunny, the food was perfect (she knows me so well and always makes my favorite: macaroni salad!), and the sweet ladies in my family so generously give me goodies that are so fun!
after the party fun ended, my hubby and i got a little date!!! mom offered to watch maddie and josiah … i had a bottle pumped and ready … and my man took me on a (much-needed!) shopping “spree”. it was so great being together, feeling spoiled by the love of this generous man, talking about our children’s future, our marriage, and life. kisses, laughter, holding hands … with my favorite guy. the *best*.
when we got back to mom’s, this is what we found,