Friday, February 27, 2009

My Husband Rocks ♥ Thank Yous

It's such a blessing to have a LIST of reasons why a husband rocks. I do have a list. But this just happened this morning and it's fresh and I think I may still have a tear....

Yesterday was his birthday. No day off for him...he thinks he's worthy of holiday and actually so do I, but no day off. And on a side note, I do not know how he puts up with all his stress at work...amazing! Because its totally crazy! Anyway, it was normal day at "Kingdom Chaos"...up at 5am, hurricane and tornado destroying everything in their path, buses not picking up kids at the bus stops, kids forgetting homework, soccer games, practices, errands, and my own work....and the list goes on.

I knew there was no way we were going to go out for dinner or do anything big because work would be keeping him until 9pm. So that gave me and my older girls a few extra hours to bake his favorite double layer chocolate cake, make some cards, you know...the cute homemade birthday. Kids ate dinner early and waited for him so they could have cake. It's was absolute chaos when he came home...I knew he was tired, it was his birthday, but there was nothing calm or orderly about our house at that moment.

I had dinner for just him and I ready...I was trying to plan for a quiet dinner for two, but two quickly turned into seven. I made sushi and had all the fixing from our favorite sushi bistro down the street and chop sticks, and the cute little wasabi dishes....I could tell he was excited to eat and a little shocked. So we sat down among all the chaos. Twins on top of the table. T-Rex trying to get homework done with an excessive amount of drama, Coop having computer problems and needing them fixed right away, Z-man totally exhausted, crying for no apparent reason and wanting chocolate cake...it was NOT romantic and I was getting frustrated! Finally after an hour or so the little ones went down, life quieted a bit and then we both just passed out until the alarm went off...at 4:55am.

I felt bad it was such a crazy and rushed night...another CRAZY morning to start today off...which deserves its own blog post... (tomorrow) And I jumped on my email this morning after everyone left and hurricane and tornado were in their cages and found this email from him...

Thank You!

"Just wanted to say thanks for dinner last night. I'm completely okay with the kids being up and the fact that it wasn't perfect.........we don't have perfection. We have a busy, hard working, fun, crazy, and loving family and I love it..........every minute. I'm grateful that you are the mother of our children and my wife.

Thanks for all that you do........"

{Sighhhhh}

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16 comments:

Reborn said...

OH my goodness! What an awesome story! My eyes got all misty when I read the thank-you note. How incredibly special of him to do that! :)

Barbara said...

You've caught yourself a golden nugget of a man, hold on to him. Now, tonight is not his birthday, so send the kids to bed early and have that cake!

Michele Horne said...

Awww... I got a little choked up over that one. You are a lucky lady, for sure! I have a post on my blog right now about Cheap Dates (especially with the kiddos) that might help you a little. Although, it seems as though he is happy with what ever time you may get together.

Peggy said...

Sniff Sniff, that was the SWEETEST thing ever! I mean, you had better PRINT that email and keep it. I was laughing all through your post because I think it is HILARIOUS that you call your twins hurricane and tornado - and the part about them being in their cages, LOL! Then your sweet hubby's email put a tear in my eye too! Thanks for sharing:)

lorrie said...

wow what a great guy you are blessed, and i love that picture did you create that?

MilesPerHour said...

Very very cool post.

I am one of the guys that loves appreciation myself. I eat it up. I hope your man does too!

Suzi said...

Nice post. Now a question for the picture guru. I have very limited storage space and have all these photos and albums from my dad, but not sure how to store them appropriately without taking up visual space. Any ideas?

Nanny Goats In Panties said...

Awwww, that made me cry - you, my dear, have a keeper!!!

Thanks for visiting my site the other day when I was featured on SITS!

Robynn's Ravings said...

Tell him BIG POINTS from your blogging sisters. How wonderful, really, that he sees your efforts and cares enough to encourage you and send a note. Yep, that man's a keeper. You're a blessed woman. :)

jen@odbt said...

Happy Birthday to your husband and what a great note to get.

Mrs. D Lightful said...

Oh my gosh. That seriously almost made me cry. Ah, there's nothing like a grateful UNDERSTANDING husband. It's what every woman wants!

Debbie said...

He's a keeper. This was a great story!

momof3girls said...

That was lovely! You and him together are lovely! I am so glad to read your post - you always remind me of what is important!
Thanks for being honest and sharing in your blog!

Denise said...

Waaaaaaaa! You always yank at my heart strings just right! Love you guys!
Denise

Qtpies7 said...

You made me tear up! What a sweet note!

Jessica said...

My husband's birthday celebration will be this coming weekend...we are going out to dinner and he wants a new bow...so we will see...