Wednesday, April 11, 2012

the lucky one

Saturday morning I woke up to lots of puppy kisses and husband cuddles. 

Happy birthday to me!

As I got out of bed, I saw a red rose sitting on my nightstand with a little note.

From on my toothpaste to in my bowl of blueberries, I found handwritten notes from Bryan everywhere. 


The note that surprised me the most was the one that was on the ottoman at the foot of our bed. You see, Bryan and I do not give each other birthday gifts. But this note implied there was a gift inside, and I was puzzled.


I opened the ottoman to find a card and the most perfectly wrapped box.



Next thing you know I'm crying happy tears, but at the same time saying "this is too much... too much." Bryan explained to me all of the reasons why I deserve this amazing present - one that I will be rocking when I'm 80, God willing!


Oh look, it came with a puppy!


While pipe dreaming, I always said that I wanted a Speedy 35, but after seriously thinking about it, that size is entirely impractical and too gaudy for my taste. But the Speedy 30? Pure perfection!

Knowing the reasons why Bryan gifted it to me, along with the touching words he wrote in my card and the little notes he left everywhere, makes me fall in love with him all over again... He is such a sentimental, thoughtful and appreciative man.


He thinks he's the lucky one, but I know that I am!

40 comments:

Beth said...

i was a person who cried, this post might make me shed baby tears.

bryan is THE sweetest person i know...but you deserve all that you have and more!

Amanda said...

How perfect a gift! You both are the lucky ones :) M and I always argue that one is more lucky than the other, but then we always compromise that we're both lucky! Happy belated birthday! :)

Kat said...

You certainly are a luck one! If only more men were like him!

Jenn said...

Thats SUPER sweet! Yay!! :)

CALLIE said...

So sweet! I hope you had the best birthday ever.

Mel (Northern Lights) said...

Wow - you really have a great hubby! Happy belated! I hope you had an awesome weekend! xoxo

Annie said...

Seriously yall are adorable!

Lauren said...

How sweet!!! :) This reminds me of when Jusitn first surpised me with my first Coach bag!

You guys are adorable! Happy Birthday!

xo

Ashley Marie said...

oh my gosh! what a sweetie!!! I love all the little love notes =)

Sami said...

This is too sweet! You are one lucky gal! Where can I find one like this ;)

Bethany Nicole said...

OMGAH!!!!!!!!! Can I give him my husbands email?? They need to talk!

megan said...

That is so sweet!!

Pamela said...

AW! How sweet!!!

April of A. Liz Adventures said...

Yay yay yay! Awesome gift from your forever boyfriend! I've wanted one for a long while too - such classic bags. Can't wait to see lots of your cute outfit pics with it!

Ashley @ Places To Go, Things To Buy said...

Awww that is toooo cute! :) Happy Birthday!

Michelle @ The Vintage Apple said...

HOW SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm gonna make sure my husband sees this post so he takes a mental note about writing little love notes on birthdays and LV gifts!!!

Olga said...

How sweet of him! You've got yourself a keeper! Now if only the rest of us can find our prince!

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Jane {In the Pink and Green} said...

Aww that's so so sweet!! Happy Belated Birthday! :)

Amanda said...

How sweet?! What a great husband!

Dee Stephens said...

WOW! What an amazing birthday!

J and A said...

How sweet! What a great birthday surprise. :)

Fashion Meets Food said...

Awww how sweet! I just discovered your blog and love it! I am your newest follower. xo

allthatsgoldglitters.blogspot.com said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! What a wonderful surprise and gift! I have been going back and forth on what size Speedy I want to - 30 or 35??? I see Jessica Simpson with her 35 and it just seems so big!?! Have a FABULOUS day, wk, and yr! :)

Britt said...

What a wonderful gift!

Lacey in the City said...

You GUYS!!!

Aw you are so darn cute... Alix of Traffic Jelly and I were talking on the phone the other date and brought up how we love reading your blog...and then how freaking cute and in love you and Bryan are. Please keep sharing it with us single gals...gives us hope that there are a few good gents out there. :) xoxo and HAPPY BIRTHDAY again to you, my dear.

Nikki said...

You are a lucky girl! I only wish I could find a man as sweet as your husband is!

*Katie* said...

Love this!!! Happy Birthday!

running4him said...

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A "cheery" disposition said...

aww, what a sweet guy! Happy Birthday!

Shauna said...

How sweet is that, you both are lucky indeed. Enjoy your special day!

Raven said...

GAH! I hate you.

and love you at the same time. I want to be you.

Happy bday gorgeous.

Lindsay said...

Hello beautiful birthday present!! You are one lucky lady :)

shay said...

awwwwww... i love the notes just as much as the present! so cute of your hubs!

welcome to the speedy club! yorkies fit perfectly in them don't ya think? LOL

Allison said...

Aw sweet!!!! I hope your day was the best one yet!

Eesh said...

You guys are just THE cutest! That was so sweet of him & of course, what's a speedy 30 or 35 without your cute cuddly pup?!

Happy Belated Birthday doll!

xx

allison said...

so sweet! what a great catch ;) happy birthday:)

Ashley said...

you lucky girl! :) happy birthday! you've got a keeper on your hands!!

Kasey Lynne said...

Wow, this is SO sweet! You have a great forever boyfriend there girl!

Hope you had a wonderful birthday weekend :)

Stephanie said...

Umm WHOA! 20 points for Bryan!! LOVE your new bag! Happy (late) birthday! MWAH!

Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

I got the Speedy 30 a few years ago and it's the perfect size! You'll enjoy it for many years! (And it looks like Cali already does too! ;) )