Happy Daddy’s Day!

I am missing my hubby today.

So in his honor, I am posting the project I made for him. . .as did my club members in May. Happy Daddies all over the place!

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You may have seen this brag book before. . .I posted another one *here* and there is also a link to the splitcoast tutorial on that post.

You should make one of these! It is fun and easy!

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The corduroy button is manly, right? And the twine? What man doesn’t like twine, I ask you?? Or trees?

It does have the color Sage Shadow, but if you call it blue-green when you are talking to him you should be fine. . .

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Of course, once he opens it and sees all the pictures of his favorite little people, he won’t care what color it is :)

I put some coordinating colored page protectors in there, which allowed for some artistic expression by my 6year old. Five double sided pages with photos, notes to daddy, and a lot of love.

I know he isn’t going to have it by today (apparently the mail is being interfered with b/c of weather), but I hope he gets it soon!


Stamps: Thoughts and Prayers, Wonderful Favorites; Ink: Chocolate chip, Close to Cocoa (for sponging), Sahara Sand; Paper: Sahara Sand, Chocolate chip, To The Nines Designer Series, Sage Shadow; Other Stuff: Clear Translucent envelopes, Corduroy buttons/chocolate chip, hemp twine, chocolate chip taffeta, crop-a-dile, jumbo pewter brads

We miss you, Daddy.

I wanted to share with you-I have been a bit preoccupied lately. . .Some of you may already know this, but I am guessing most of you do not.

My husband left April 30th, for Iraq. He is not enlisted, but is working with an Army unit to catch bad guys. I am not going to go into alot of detail-I know that this isn’t primarily a personal blog. He is going to be gone for 1 year, with two brief visits (hopefully at home) during that time. If you think of it, maybe you can say a prayer for his safe return?

I wanted you to understand when I refer to him as being gone, or talk about missing him occasionally.

Like right now.

Besides, it is Father’s Day! I have to talk about Daddy :) And look at our babies, too, while I am oversharing! Aren’t they the sweetest ever!

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Avery just turned one! Doesn’t it seem like I just had her yesterday?!?!

Okay, so maybe a little earlier than yesterday. . .but still!

Happy Father’s Day to all the Daddies out there. . .For those who know someone who has a Daddy overseas, give them a hug today.