Happy Day of LOVE

The past 2 years I've spent Valentine's Day with my lovely parents since my husband has been gone for either training or deployment. Although my husband is gone this year, he still managed to send me the most BEAUTIFUL bouquet of flowers. He did dang good!!

Flowers from the hubby and a card from Kali (my aunt sent it from the dog...her husband is in the Air Force so she knows what it's like to be separated from your loved one for long periods of time)

Last year, he gave me my two wedding bands, which was totally unexpected, but absolutely wonderful. Although it isn't jewelry (which for a girl is hard to beat), there's something special about receiving something from him when he's thousands of miles away. I don't mean this in a bad way at all, but the flowers are more touching than the rings he gave me last year.

A lot of you have been asking for close up pictures of my wedding ring...so here ya go :)

 I had to work late today, so I wasn't able to go to the gym with my mom, but I met my parents and middle sister for dinner at McAllister's (my mom's favorite restaurant). My dad is one lucky man with 4 girls (he knows it), and now that I don't live at home I treasure all the time I have to spend with both my parents. My middle sister is an amazing cook, and she made cake batter cheesecake with Valentine sprinkles, and let me tell you...it was to die for! It was delicious :)

My husband made a point to call me today just to wish me a Happy Day of Love...how cute :) He also informed me that the Valentine's Day care package I sent has arrived in the Embassy and is awaiting its pickup. What's absolutely hilarious, is everyone knows he has a package that's decorated with about a million hearts. I went ALL out...and I mean ALL out (there's literally about 100 heart stickers on the outside of the box...and yes I did this on purpose and mostly to get a smile out of him...mission accomplished!!). I'm putting another care package together to send the hubby this weekend and can't decide how I want to decorate the box...any suggestions?

Kali loves helping to package boxes for dad...she wishes she could go!
How dang cute is she??!! I'll answer for you...she's absolutely adorable :)

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful flowers! Glad you had a nice day. :)

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    1. Thank you...I hope you had a great day as well!! :)

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  2. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I am always excited to connect with other military spouse through blogging. I'm looking forward to following along and learning more about your journey. I see you decorate your care packages too. Are you on Instagram? There are thousands of care package ideas on there. I love to browse through them to get ideas.

    Nicole
    http://adventuresofasemperfifamily.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi Nicole :) I enjoy connecting with other military spouses as well! I'm not on Instagram, but I may have to check it out! I find a lot of neat ideas on Pinterest for care packages. I look forward to following your blog :)

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  3. Your ring is absolutely beautiful!!! I loved loved packing up and sending care packages during both of my husbands deployments. I to decorated them like a crazy person, its just so fun!!!

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    1. Thank you so much!! It so funny to hear my husband tell me that he made other guys jealous from the decorated boxes I send.

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  4. Hi Kym,

    I just found your blog from Army Wife & Company... My lovie is in pre-mob right now getting ready to head to Afghanistan so I, too, and looking forward to reading other military spouse's blogs just to keep some sanity while he's gone =).

    I already have a couple of boxes decorated just waiting to be sent. One that I really enjoyed was a "I'm Wild about You" theme. (I don't really theme the contents yet as it's just regular stuff that he needs, but I still decorate with a theme) Anyways, I did zebra print paper on the flaps and and going to add some jungle animals and bright lettering. I'm also trying to come up with a Native American themed one since we are both part Cherokee and everyone in his unit calls him Chief... not sure how that's going to work out but if I can do it I know he will get a kick out of it!

    God bless and I look forward to reading more of your posts. Keep doing what you're doing =)

    JC

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    1. Hi Janet :) I found your blog a couple days ago and love the fish valentines you put together...super cute! I love decorating the boxes I send my hubby, and like you said, I don't theme the contents to the box. I just fill it with things he asks for/wants. I find myself filling the cart full of junk food, candy, and drink mixes every time I go to the store...it's so fun!!

      I look forward to following your blog as well and wish your family the best!! :)

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