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My 12 Days of Christmas and a NSV

Friday, December 21, 2012

My sweet, wonderful, loving husband really treated me like a queen this Christmas season. He did a "12 days of Christmas" theme and had something planned for me each night for 12 days. Some of the things he did included, taking me to a local park with a lovely pond where we fed Canadian geese, one of my favorite activities; smores over a firepit in our backyard; driving around town to look at Christmas lights; sharing childhood memories over a cold glass of eggnog; a trip to the drive-in movie theater; a night at an old little chapel to discuss future plans for how we would like to get involved in the community; start building a puzzle together; took me to the park where we got engaged, etc. This only names a FEW of the things he did for me!

Last night, he took me to my favorite restaurant in the whole world, Red Lobster. I was sure I would fail in making my selection of food, because I'm such a sucker for their coconut shrimp, all their fried selections, etc. However, both of us made wise choices! I didn't know it was possible for me to exercise enough self control to eat grilled and green stuff at my favorite restaurant, but I did it! emoticon I took a picture for Spark evidence! emoticon



After our wonderful dinner, we came home, took a couple of quick pictures and then opened our gifts together. We have had a tradition of doing this since we were dating. We have our Christmas together before we go see family. We see it as easier to not haul all those gifts 5.5 hours away from home, just to have to lug them back a few days later. So, we do our little romantic dinner out and open our gifts to each other. It's so special! He got me the best gifts too! He got me a couple of things from my childhood: an old Christmas CD that I haven't been able to find, and a copy of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." emoticon. For my athletic endeavors, he got me some nice neoprene socks for my swimming classes, and some new gloves to wear for bike riding and weight lifting--they are pink! emoticon For me to relax, he got me a massage certificate and a home foot spa tub to soothe my achy feet. He's so dreamy and caring! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I hope all of you have a wonderful, bright, and blessed Christmas! I won't be on here for a few days because I don't ever have the opportunity to be online when I'm at the inlaws' home. Only a few more days of holiday treat temptations, but guess what?! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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DANILYNNG 12/21/2012 7:38PM

    Awesome! It'll be even better when you tell him that he has to start over... The 12 Days of Christmas run from Christmas Day until Jan 6th emoticon More presents!!

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LINOVER 12/21/2012 5:22PM

    You definitely have a considerate husband! Hope you have a great Christmas at your inlaws!

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CHANGINGSAM 12/21/2012 12:47PM

    Aw, your husband is so so sweet. I'm glad you two got to spend some quality time together as I know that's my favorite thing to do with my boyfriend. Safe travels to you and your husband during the holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! emoticon

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_LINDA 12/21/2012 11:45AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon That is fantastically romantic! You have a sweetie there for sure! You are looking fantabulous!! You make a handsome looking couple! Have a wonderful holiday time with your relatives! Good luck avoiding temptations!

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RIDMYCOCOON 12/21/2012 11:18AM

    THAT IS SO AWESOME,!!! Cherishing moments! I am so happy for you! emoticon emoticon

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SWAZY33 12/21/2012 10:09AM

    Soooooooooo sweet. Love that your hubby spoiled you with such thoughful things! Merry Merry Christmas! emoticon

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POOKASLUAGH 12/21/2012 10:08AM

    That's so awesome! What a wonderful gift (series of gifts). :)

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