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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Thankful Thursday- My Valentine

With today being Valentine's Day, I have to share how thankful I am for my Valentine- my husband Alex. We have been married for 10 1/2 years and he still manages to surprise me every year on Valentines Day. This year he took me out to a nice restaurant last weekend, which I thought was our Valentine's celebration. It really was enough for me. I knew we would still exchange cards and that he would probably get me flowers, but I did not expect the following.

When I woke up this morning and went into our bathroom, this was waiting by my sink. If the picture is blurry, it is 3 tulips (which I love) with a card. I will also point out the Valentines that my sweet daughters taped all over my mirror for me!

Then I go to the kitchen to start getting breakfast ready for the kids. Last night he put gifts for the girls on the table, but this was added to the table for me:
Yes, that's a spa gift certificate good for a mani-pedi! Plus 6 roses and chocolates! What's a girl to do? I'm reminded of a great song from the 80's "What a man, what a man, what a man, what a mighty good man!"

Then, after getting the healthy child ready for school, we hopped in the minivan and found one more Valentine's Day surprise:
I am very thankful for such a loving husband, especially on the day of love!

For more Thankful Thursday posts go to Sting my Heart.

11 comments:

Sheri said...

What special gifts to be thankful for! There is no doubt what a treasure you are to your husband!

Happy Valentines Day!

Ella said...

No doubt you were spoilt today, enjoy it.

Happy Valentines Day

God Bless

Amy said...

awww what a sweetie your husband is, sounds like you had a lovely day :-)

Nise' said...

Woo Hoo for your romantic guy! You are blessed indeed.

Denise said...

God truly blessed you. Happy valentines day.

on the Rock said...

Such wonderful treats! Thank you for sharing.

Jacki said...

Man, that is so nice! He's a keeper. ;-)

Jacki said...

Thanks! Oh my dad is very computer literate....he's an engineer and does super secret stuff at work. For the government. If you get my drift....

BP said...

That is so sweet!! I'm glad you had so much sweet surprises :)

Debbie said...

This single gal is jealous but am happy for ya. I love your blog and plan to come back for a visit! God bless

Dee said...

that is so awesome! he's a keeper!

Dee