My husband can keep a secret

My husband can keep a secret

There’s been so much going on around here. I really should blog more. But I guess being too busy enjoying life is good enough reason to let the blog lack a bit. Agree? :)

So the SensatioNail giveaway was a hit and we had a wonderful winner! So fun. I’m still playing with the different colors and adding glitter paint on top now and then. Who knew I had it in me.

Mother’s Day has come and gone and it was wonderful. My husband out did himself this year.

My husband, in the past, was all about the gift card bought last minute (literally, that afternoon) and maybe a card. It’s the thought that counts, right? But that’s why this didn’t mean much to me, there was no thought┬áto it. Don’t get me wrong, i’m not completely ungrateful, it was always nice.

However, every now and then, he surprises me and makes me all swoony.

Once, he watched the baby for a few hours. Nothing too major but apparently it hit a nerve with him and the next day I got the most heartfelt card and some spending money.

There was thought there.

For Mother’s Day this year he surprised me by getting together with a friend of mine and buying me a necklace I had pinned to my Pinterest. (The friend helped because he had no clue how to do Pinterest nor how to order from Stella & Dot.) As much as I LOVE this necklace, I was almost in tears when when I opened it because of the thought and the time he took. Right now he’s busier than ever at work but he still found time to make me feel important. The thought was a gift in itself.

Hey kept telling me there was more, I had another gift coming but since he is terrible at keeping secrets, I was sure I could get it out of him but no luck. His commitment to his secret was admirable (and annoying).

Turns out my big surprise came via Southwest Airlines last Thursday in the form of my little brother Bobby.

I am blessed because I am loved.

Happy Belated Mother’s Day to all you moms out there. We have a tough job.

PS. I remembered to send my own mom a card this year. :)

Okay so Miss Jennifer told me I had to add in this little tid-bit of information. So when my brother and my husband walked in I was changing the baby in her room. Once I turned around and saw my brother I ran to hug him leaving a half naked baby sitting on the changing table with a WTF look on her face. Mom fail. My husband has it all on tape too. Haha.


  1. Awwww, I love that he surprised you not once but TWICE! Yay! You deserve it mama! I love you, your brother is adorable and the necklace is beautiful!!! xoxo

  2. Well played, Casey!

    And Happy late Mother’s Day, bi-atch. xoxo

  3. What a nice Mother’s Day! Your husband reminds me of mine! He can’t keep a secret (usually) and sometimes buys my gifts last minute and right in front of me. I really laughed when you said your husband gave you a gift after he was in charge of (and alone with) the baby for a few hours. My husband took me for granted a little until he stayed home with our daughter by himself for the first time. After that he treated me and my “job” with a LOT of respect. He actually seems a little in awe of me now and offers to let me get out of the house by myself a little more often than he did previously. He got a dose of what my days were like and that changed everything. I wish I had left the two of them alone sooner! Happy Belated Mother’s Day and I hope you enjoyed the visit from your brother!

    • Haha, that’s awesome! Yeah since then, my husband is big on giving me “mommy” time. The only bad thing is my daughter is much more well behaved when she’s home alone with him. I just don’t get it. SOmetimes I want to fill her full of M&Ms, give her a pinch on the leg, then run out the door. It’s not fair that she is so content to sit next to him while he plays race cars on the PS3 (he gives her a controller so she thinks she’s playing too). Well, I guess it’s a good thing too. If she was hell on wheels with him, i’d probably get less Mommy time. It all works out, I guess.

  4. That’s a great surprise! Happy late late late mother’s day.

  5. Okay, I’m a month late on this post, but, hey, it’s summertime and there are margaritas to drink.

    Sounds like you had a wonderful Mother’s Day, and it sounds like Casey is a wonderful husband. Now where’s the Father’s Day blog?


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