Some years me and my hubby have celebrated Valentines and some we haven't, depended on if he had to work, funds etc. Well this year we decided to celebrate with a little prodding from my kiddos, little did I know what was about to happen. Stick with me to the end of this story, it will be worth it, I promise.
Hubby is unemployed so money is really tight so we decided to eat at home and with my little helper fairies-Jonathan, Jenny, Amanda and Stephen I cooked chicken breast, loaded mashed potaotoes, mac and cheese, baked beans and hawaiian rolls. Amanda decorated the table and it was so pretty.
I thought now what can I do for a gift and I went to dollar tree and they had these chocolate lips and I grabbed them. I made hubby a card and put a poem in it and part of it talked about when we first kissed (that is a story for another day) and I gave him the lips. I was so excited about it. He loves it by the way and he even cried. Of course I had no idea what he had done cause he told me he had no money.
He made me a card on the computer and the picture above is one of the pictures on the card. It had the sweetest poem inside and he signed it and I was so excited and then I saw he had written something at the bottom; he wrote and asked if I would marry him again-we will be married 25 years in August, in fact we celebrate 10 days after our only daughter gets married. Anyway I was so excited and thought it was so sweet. He then asked me don't you want to put it on? I looked at him like he was nuts and then I saw "IT". He had taped a flower shaped diamond ring to the inside picture. When we got married he could not afford an engagement ring so 25 years later I have the ring. Oh yeah I said yes.
As for the rest of the story on July 16, 2011 we will be having a small get together and renewing our vows, I will share more about that in a different post. I have to admit it was a Valentines I will never forget. I hope yours was blessed too.
PS It wasn't just the ring either but that after 25 years, 3 kids, lots of ups and downs and so many changes he wants to marry me all over again :)