Tuesday, November 27, 2012

A Birthday Post for my Husband

Today my Dear Husband is 43. We met when we were 18 and began dating a month later. After 24 years of being together and 20 years of marriage, I can't imagine my world without him. He is an incredible man; a loving husband; a devoted father.

So honey, here are 43 Things I Love About You...

  1. Your sense of humor, even when (or especially when?) you make all of us groan with your puns.
  2. You watch chick movies with me.
  3. Your cooking is top-notch, whether it's a full Thanksgiving dinner, or Nadia G's mac & cheese.
  4. You love my curves, all of them ;)
  5. I never worry when you cut my hair--you always do a great job (and it saves us $$)
  6. They way you are with kids and animals--signs of a truly incredible man.
  7. You never make me feel embarrassed when I need help with something.
  8. You work hard for our family.
  9. You believe in being a true hands-on father.
  10. Our daughter can have heart-to-heart talks with you.
  11. You're teaching our son to play violin.
  12. You don't mock me over my squeamishness to roaches.
  13. You take care of item in #12
  14. You have very hunky biceps ;)
  15. You may look slightly older than you did at 18 but you still look far younger than 43
  16. You did a great job teaching our daughter how to drive
  17. You're my in-home IT guy
  18. You let me listen to my CDs in the car on road trips
  19. The way you tuck me in at night for bed
  20. Your smile
  21. Your laugh
  22. Those gorgeous blue eyes
  23. I love that our kids look like you (even if I'm an itty bit jealous)
  24. You take my hormones in stride--whether it's death rays or lots of tears
  25. I love spending time with you, even if it's just talking
  26. I love that you love my friends
  27. I love that you tried to grow a mustache for me
  28. Your unconditional love for me and our children
  29. You truly live by our marriage vows
  30. Especially the "in sickness" part
  31. You still know how to surprise me
  32. Your support of my goals, dreams and ideas, no matter how out there they are
  33. You let me keep the room cold to keep away my hot flashes
  34. You are an incredible role model for our children
  35. Your quiet strength and faith
  36. The way you comfort me and stand by me through everything
  37. You always think I'm beautiful, even when I don't feel like it.
  38. You're always on my side
  39. Taking on the role of caregiver, especially at medical appointments
  40. You look HOT in a tuxedo
  41. You look stunning while playing the violin
  42. Through all our ups and downs, you still love me
  43. I love that you are my husband. Mine.

And now you are as old as Sheldon's all time High Record for playing Hacky Sack ;)


  1. Awww. You're making me blush.

    Love you Honey.

  2. Happy Birthday : )
    I hope he has a great one!
    Sense of humor is the best attribute, isn't it?


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