Monday, July 9, 2012

Happy 37th Birthday Jason!!! (Sunday)

 To my handsome hubby!!!!  Yes that is a picture of him when he was little.  he he he he he......
 Now what man with a table full of children could want any more?  :) 
 So here he is opening up more cards..... (Michael couldn't wait for breakfast....so he has already had some ;) 
 And what did he get for his birthday?  Well what else do you get when you are turning 37?
 A spring pool float!!!!  Hey, people, we don't spend mega cash!  It isn't what we do here.  AND I promise it is what he wanted.
 I have no idea what daddy was doing, but it evidently was funny to Joann.
 Awww.....Sarah.....that paper makes you look so....ummm......well normal for you!  :)
 Boys reading the Sunday comics........
And here is the Birthday Boy taking a relaxing float.  I gave him a full 20+ minutes before I let the kids out!

To my handsome hubby who would rather have a pool float and 9 children than a fancy car and no children.  To my hubby who works hard repairing things in his spare time so we can save money and not replace things.  To a man who will go to any lengths to connect to his children!!!

To a man who is fun to be around, love me, and tells me that every day!  To a man who rushes home from work and can't wait to be with me.  To a man that although could cook a million times better than me (it is what his degree is in- catering and management), but would NEVER criticize me in the kitchen.  To a man who is leading me and our family to get closer to God!

To a man who gives up sleeping in to spend time with God!  To a man who loves our church and wants to volunteer to help.  To a man who is passionate about adoption and foster care and is not afraid to tell others!!

WE LOVE YOU!!!!!  And that is a LOT OF LOVE.....from Dawn, Abigail, Andrew, Joshua, Matthew, Sarah, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Michael, and Joanna :)

**If you still want to enter to win the book Anything....just leave a comment on this post or the last one- :)  If you share it on facebook or your blog and link it up let me know and you will get another entry!  An amazing book!!!!!!  Read about it!  I will be sharing about what a difference it has made to my thinking and how God has of course once again proved Himself AWESOME in our lives.  But.....that post is in the making and may take a while to get all the thoughts and parts put together.  Believe me when I say- AWESOME!  :)

8 comments:

  1. What a wonderful post of love about your hubby!!! Just shared about the book on facebook! Blessings!

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  2. happy birthday! You are all so cute! love you dearly!

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  3. Oops! You forgot Matthew when you "signed" this post. Can't keep track of your kids, can you. :)

    Happy Birthday, Jason! That looks like a pretty nice float. And . . . 20 minutes alone in the pool? Definitely a Birthday Treat!

    Hope you all are doing well. We miss your smiling faces!!!


    Laurel & the Gang :)

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    1. Well you know.....sometimes you forget a name here and there....you know like when you call them all to get in the car because you are leaving :) he he he

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  4. A beautiful post Dawn and warms my heart to read it. I used to go and hide in the bathroom when I wanted some peace, partly because I didn't have a pool (in England!!!!) and there was a lock on the door, but Jason would talk to me through the wall!!!! Love and miss you all. xxx P.S. Thanks for the lovely music too every time I open your blog.

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  5. Just found your blog and I also just read about "Anything" on another blog yesterday.
    I'm intrigued and would love to read it.

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