I was really thinking of how to surprise hubby for our 12th wedding anniversary. Yesterday I thought of sneaking out at night and secretly bake a small cake that says, "I love us." I went out to have some photos developed then I realized that my money was not enough to buy butter and some other ingredients. Bummer!
Well, anyways, how can you surprise someone that's always by your side? LOL. I just slept last night thinking we could make this day special... in whatever way. I don't have to try to sneak out or anything.
This morning we were awakened by the greatest surprise ever:
Breakfast in bed prepared by our little sweethearts, Ria and Roi!
I was out of words. I could not believe my eyes. I know Ria is already able to fry some eggs, but always, they did not look like this! Hubby and I were just so deeply touched and blessed. This is the sweetest!
Twelve years ago today, I was a blushing bride. I knew in my heart that marrying Joey was the will of God for me... and I was just so sure about it. Our wedding was a happy celebration, people laughed and clapped their hands as we exchanged the vows we made ourselves... we sang, there were dancers making way for my procession. The sun shone bright, everything was perfect. We knew that God was looming over heaven, smiling down at us.
Little did I know that 12 years later, I would wake up to this. This is sheer joy. Thank you for these thoughtful kids you've given us, Lord. They are gifts and treasures. Thank you for this wonderful guy you gave me for a husband. I am one blessed woman-- I could not ask for more.
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I always ask this question, but I'd like to ask it again: Where has time gone?! A few days from now hubby and I are going to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary. Yes, 11th. Whew! I clearly remember our wedding like it only happened yesterday (that, of course is an exaggeration-- LOL!)
11 years ago-- when, oh when will I ever fit into this beautiful dress again?
Hubby and I had a very interesting engagement. It's actually a long story which I wrote in my other blog. I say interesting because hubby did not even carry one of those gemstone engagement rings that night. He did not kneel to pop the question. So yes, like I said, it's interesting-- but I say it was romantic and beautiful just the same.
To my one and only love, my sweetheart, best friend and home of my heart, advanced happy anniversary. You are God's gift to me. I am blessed to be your wife.. and this home we built together with our two lovely kids is a blessing and a gift I am so grateful to God for. I love you.
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