Let me tell you about a perfect Valentine’s gift of minimal cost and yet tons of value (and the best one I have ever received). Through my life, I never cared much for Valentine’s day, or the gifts typically associated with it, like flowers and chocolates and teddy bears and the rest overly pink whatnots. I am not one for jewelry either.
All that, was to – eventually – change when I received the perfect Valentine’s day gift. And it had lots of pink.
Full caps TWO. Our baby is officially a toddler!
What a ride it has been. The Cute is our first child and it was (is) quite an intimidating experience – at least for me. I wish I could go back on the night she was born and do all the things I learnt in these two years but sadly, the first child always gets the short stick. No matter how theoretically prepared a parent is, nothing beats hands on experience.
Enough with the digression. Last weekend we held a party to celebrate that we succeeded on keeping our baby alive for two whole years (<- tongue in cheek) – a feat for any new parent. I am glad to share that this year’s party was a success. And yet, it was no Hollywood production and there weren’t any inflatable castles or champagne cataracts. But it had tons of love, laugh and above all, great company.
Husband went to buy newspapers and do some recycling.
He came back with these:
What a beautiful day it is already.
He always picks cards with a special meaning to us. With words that reflect our relationship and our feelings. Or so I think. Must be on my love-blinded nature because I find all the cards he brings me to be relevant. Which is not possible of course (says my rational self). Yet, it doesn’t matter. Read more