“And I sure would like some sweet company and I’m leaving tomorrow wha-do-you say? When I’m gone. When I’m gone. You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone. You’re gonna miss me by my hair. You’re gonna miss me everywhe– ”
“That’s what Sabina sings Momma,” my eight year old said, startling me as I was prepping dinner in the kitchen.
“Yes. She’s the prettiest girl in my class. She sings that song too. All the time!” he flung his arms in the air, “But it’s OK. I made her laugh 15 times in class on Wednesday and she said I was the funniest kid in the class. I think that means something.”
I covered my head in the dishtowel so he wouldn’t see me giggling.
“How did you pick Daddy to love?” he asked.
“Oh my sweet,” I said reaching for his soft face, “because your Dad made me so happy that I would sing and he still makes me sing.”
He stopped and thought…
“Oh! Sabina sings in class Momma! Maybe she likes me?!”
On Valentine’s Day, Sabina wrote the most adorable hearts around his name on the Valentine card.
My husband swept me off my feet when I was 21.
We were at volleyball and he knocked me right over with his chicken wings.
We were married in 2003 when I was 23 and he was 25.
When we were planning the wedding, the internet was still, um, rusty. Businesses weren’t utilizing it as much as they were now. Yellow pages were very much a “thing” and so were magazines.
My girlfriend’s sister gave me a stack of wedding magazines that had highlights and sticky notes all throughout. As an awkward introvert, I had to attend busy wedding extravaganzas – taste test this cake, touch this silk dress, enter this drawing, put this on your face AHHHHHH!
It was both exhausting and a nightmare.
But it all came together beautifully.
Nowadays, the internet is such a valuable resource to help you plan your dream wedding and to celebrate it.
Searching for fun and funky bridal shower gifts
Is so much easier than flipping through magazines and the phone book and going to every department store in the city.
UncommonGoods.com will help you find that perfect gift to help celebrate the love between two people who found the song in their hearts.
UncommonGoods is more than just weddings so make sure to shop around their arts, kitchen, and geek sections.
Yes, I said geek!
UncommonGoods is working to become more environmentally friendly, socially responsible and an ever-more rewarding place to work.
They are moving towards becoming more green and that is something that we are passionate about here at the house of Chunky Monkey is passionate about –
“featured products that contain recycled components and have not sold products containing leather, feathers or fur – we’re committed to selling products that do no harm to people or animals.”
Also at checkout you will notice this:
“Giving back is important to us and we want to share this passion with our customers. That’s why we created the Better to Give Program in 2001, which allows you to select a non-profit organization to receive a $1 donation from us at checkout.”
To date, they have donated $1,000,000
This is such a fun and funky site with a great drive behind it – if you’re looking for unique wedding gifts or just in the mood to shop, check out UncommonGoods.com
*Sabina – name change
Disclaimer: Post sponsored by UncommonGoods.com. All opinions are my own.