Saturday, August 13, 2011

Lucky Me

 

You know how life never ends up the way you plan it?

 

I had no idea that when I met this dude…

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(for all us City girls, we’re just pretending it was catch-and-release, m-kay?)

 

…that he’d be putting a ring on my finger 10 years later.

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And chasing around this little rugrat that looks like Momma, but is 100% a mini him.

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You can’t buy the kind of Dad who will play with his kids.

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Or one who is unafraid to show affection, so that his son always knows where he is safe.

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One who has a work ethic that leaves him spent after long days… often falling asleep leaving a comment on one of your blogs :)

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tree cutting

 

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(Yes, even on a rooftop, even in profile, even with a tool belt - he has a cute butt)

 

You can’t train for his particular brand of romance… because it is simply spontaneous and fun… the best kind.

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You can’t put a value on the bravery to be part of a True Story Tuesday

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And the oft-bemoaned issue of in-laws?  You are truly blessed if your family loves your spouse nearly as much as you do…

(when was the last time you saw your mother and husband go head-to-head in an epic tetherball match?)

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And whose own family can’t get enough of him…

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So on his birthday… I’m the lucky one. 

His parents gave me someone to adore

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(can’t you see the love?  Mr,. Daddy, his parents and siblings)

 

Happiest Birthday to my Mister.

 

As you wish.

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Anybody want a peanut?

41 comments:

Mr. Daddy said...

DEAR!!!! thanks I think...LOL
Josiah G. Holland once said:

"The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart."

I consider myself to be so blessed to have yours:o)

AS YOU WISH!!!!!

Mr. Daddy said...

No more Rhymes, I mean it......

Beth Zimmerman said...

Happy Birthday, Mr D!

I'm sorely tempted to think up a rhyme but my head hurts ... count yourself blessed!

:)

Love you guys!

Brandi said...

Rach, your family makes me smile! Love y'all! And a VERY happy, happy birthday to Mr. D. :)

GunDiva said...

Awww...you made my eyes leak a little.

Your whole family is very blessed and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mr Daddy!

NaomiG said...

Happy Happy Birthday to Mr. Daddy. :-)

Mom of M&Ms said...

Happy Birthday MR. Daddy!!!!! What a great husband you..son will be one day, because you set the bar on what a Loving, Godly Man should be.

Bethany said...

Happy Birthday, Mr. D.

You are one amazing family. It's an awesome thing to have in-laws that love you! You son is blessed indeed.

Allenspark Lodge said...

I love the symbolism of the 2nd picture. NOT a "ball and chain", but an anchor.

(of course, it is one BIG @$$ anchor...)

Happy Birthday Mr. D.

Bill

lifebythecreek said...

Awwwwwhhh.... that was SO sweet!!! Happy Birthday Mr. Daddy, aka Mr. Braddy... hope it's a beautiful day! We'd be hard-pressed to find another family where everybody in it is truly lucky to be a part of it...

Foursons said...

Happy Birthday Mr D! I'm sure you will celebrate in grand style.

(And Rach- that first comment up there is a tear jerker. You caught yourself a keeper.)

Amy said...

Thissssss is your birthday song, it doesn't last too long. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

May you have many more wonderful years blessed with amazing memories! Happy Birthday!

Rachel, your ability to pick pictures for a post is fantastic! Wonderful post!

K- floortime lite mama said...

Happy birthday mr daddy
You deseve the best in life
Much love to your magical trio

robin said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Daddy!

stephanie said...

happy birthday mr daddy! what a sweet sweet post!!

sara said...

love this post!! happy birthday to Mr. Daddy!!

Some one is a Princess Bride fan I think!

Fire Wife Katie said...

Aww, what a great dad and spouse! Happy birthday, Mr. Daddy!

Melissa said...

You both are so very blessed to have each other!
Happy Birthday Mr Daddy!!!

Saimi said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Daddy!!! You truly are one of a kind!!

MrsMann said...

Oh the sappiness! It's too much.

In complete seriousness: you two are just the cutest story ever! So glad God made you both! Let alone that mini me you two have. Happiest of Birthdays to you Mr. Daddy!

HeatherOz said...

Awwww. That was TOO sweet!!
Happy Birthday Mr. Daddy!

Shana said...

Aww, Mr Daddy shares a birthday with one of my nephews, one of my nieces and one of my cousins. Yeah, we have 3 in one day and Blaze was due on the 14th. Anyway, you are so blessed Rachel and I love to see family love like you guys do. I do have to say umm, about that first pic that is Mr Daddy right? If so, you are even luckier, can you say HOT? I love having a big strong country boy too!! Chris and I are so much like you guys and I too am very thankful for the kind of hubby and father I married. ( I also love the cute butt my own man has ;) lol) Happy birthday Mr Daddy and may you have all the blessings in the world and more.

Singedwingangel said...

Aww Happy Birthday to Mr. Daddy.. I must say I think he is cute but when he has the mustache he is HAWT.. and he has beautiful eyes.. I think you are both blessed.
Wow you look a LOT like your mom hun..

Tamar SB said...

Happy birthday to him! He sounds like a fabulous man, husband, and daddy!

Julie said...

awww! Happy Birthday! This was beautiful. :)

Mama4Real said...

What a precious tribute! I loved that as I read you describing your husband, that I could have put my husband's picture in between those words too. What a blessing to have good men.

Now...

My name is Inigo Mantoya. You killed my father. Prepare to DIE!

Mama4Real said...

(in fact you inspired me) http://mama4real.blogspot.com/2011/08/because-he-is.html

Heather said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. DADDY!
You are a blessed man indeed.

Buckeroomama said...

Happy birthday, Mr. D!

I think you all are extremely blessed to have each other.

I love the way your family loves, Rach. :)

Furry Bottoms said...

Happy Birthday, Mr. Daddy! :)

scooterpie said...

Again-Happy Birthday Bro!!Is it a lil creepy to admit that in some of those pictures I find my bro-in-law kinda cute?! Yes. Yes its creepy.

Emmy said...

Hope he had a wonderful birthday! What an awesome tribute. Great pictures as always :)

my abc soup said...

I LOVE the deer photo and comment. Man, my life! haha. Beautiful photos!

Blessings,
Brittany @ www.myabcsoup.blogspot.com

Aunt Crazy said...

I have a nearly identical picture of Uncle Bubba with a deer...did y'all clone Mr. Daddy and send me Uncle Bubba???

Happy belated birthday Mr. Daddy, I hope it was even more amazing for you than this blog post was about you!

Y'all are the sweetest couple ever, and I do mean EVAH!

Presley family said...

AHHHH.... what a sweet tribute to a great Daddy!!!! Happy Birthday!

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

Awww, Happy Birthday, Mr. Daddy!

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