February 7, 2013

Q & A: Your Husband's Birthday Gift?

I am going to let you guys in on a secret. I married a really good man. And by really good, I mean really, really good. This past weekend we celebrated my husband turning 29. Yes, he is old! I can get away with that joke because I am three and a half years younger.

Rusty and I are tossing around that exciting unflattering word "budget" right now so he had the stipulation that his gift couldn't cost me anything. We are not big gift givers anyway minus Christmas. Since our relationship started, time together away from everything else is a huge gift. We try to do that often. We are also that couple that would rather go do something fun than give gifts.

Rusty's birthday weekend was spectacular! We spent time with friends outside, had a lovely cookout, lounged around, snuggled and played with Jane baby. The weather here has been fabulous which meant I wore shorts and go a little color on my cheeks. Here is a peek at R's ombre birthday cake via instagram. It was really fun to make!

With his rule in mind, I started brainstorming what I could surprise Rusty with. I came up with the idea to do a fun/mushy video for him. It took me an afternoon or two and I bit the bullet by being in front of the camera. It was just as odd as ever but my husband was beyond thrilled . To my surprise he wanted me to share the video with others.

So here it is in all its glory. Yes, I am weird and at times look in pain but he loved it. The best part is it didn't cost me a dime. Happy birthday to my sweet husband!


  1. That was the cutest video and best birthday present EVER!!! You are too sweet!! I can see why your husband loved it. Don't stop being you, ever. Don't stop sharing your heart or your love, both of which are beautiful and inspiring (especially to this newly single gal). And yes, I totally teared up watching your video. xoxoxo

  2. OMG the cutest video ever. I laughed out loud when you mentioned the dead battery on the ipad. I do that to my hubs often. Sweetest gift ever. p.s. You look adorable in glasses :)

  3. OMG this is too sweet! What an amazing birthday present! You're too cute!

  4. This gave me chills. You are totally adorable and Rusty is EXTREMELY lucky to have you as his wife! You guys totally nailed the "Love" thing and are definitely an inspiration to those of us who have failed so miserably at it. Keep it up :)

  5. This is beautiful! I laughed I cried and I don't even know you guys but what you did for your husband is priceless :)


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