Friday, July 23, 2010

Birthday Gifts

Since we will be traveling on my birthday this year, Robbie decided I should open the rest of my birthday gifts yesterday! I'd already opened a few of my pre-birthday gifts over the last two days. Robbie always gets such thoughtful gifts and this year was no exception.

Here's a little background about my first pre-birthday gift. Late one evening last week, I really wanted a cinnamon roll. It was one of those out-of-the-blue cravings, but neither of us really wanted to get out and it was too late to make homemade ones. We talked about some of our favorite cinnamon rolls and about the time Robbie made some gigantic ones when we lived in Lufkin. The craving passed, and I really hadn't thought much about it since then. But Robbie is one of those rare people who can turn something like this into another memory. Here's the first of my pre-birthday gifts this year:

Yes, two cans of cinnamon rolls, the real cinnabon kind. He even baked them for me for breakfast! YUM

Most of my other gifts revolved around my two favorite hobbies - scrapbooking and reading. I collect children's books, and this year Robbie got me the entire set of Little House on the Prairie books plus a biography about Laura Ingalls Wilder. He also replaced my old Scrabble dictionary with the new updated version.

And then there were quite a few new items to add to my scrapbooking tools and supplies - punches, rub-ons, stickers, stamps, papers, and brads. Robbie made a point of picking out dimensional stickers and swirly rub-ons and stamps because he's noticed how much I have enjoyed these two types of embellishments after taking the Dimensional Details workshop at You just have to love a man who pays that much attention to detail!

I love the way each of these gifts is so well thought out and is something I will enjoy. Thank you honey!!


  1. Sweet and scrappy birthday presents - I guess he's a keeper! Happy Birthday to you!

  2. Wow - a husband who knows what scrapbook supplies to buy for you? He's a keeper! Happy Birthday!

  3. Hi Melissa - just popped over via Keitha and what a fab bunch of presents you got ! Great blog :-)


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