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9/29/11

7 Bits 2 Know & 1 Little Memory

Last night was a little hard . . .
{don't judge me for getting one day's jump start on the Friday Files ok?!  Ok.}
After work, we immediately fell into bed for a little resty-roo.
Which somehow turned into talking about work
Which quickly turned into talking about money
Which then turned into talking about our plan for paying off debt
Which accidently turned into a mini grilling sesh, courtesy of Yours Truly.
{Enter Evening-Kill-Joy}

Thankfully I am married to someone who cares about talking through the hard stuff.  Thankfully I am married to someone who sees past his own hurt to comfort and catch my tears.  Thankfully about 27 kisses, 3276 words of communication and 1 budget later, we were able to recover from one night's near disaster.  

I was reminded how much I adore this man.  How much I would hate my life if I was walking through the tough stuff with anyone else.  How grateful I am to God for giving me just the person I needed in life.  How last, but definitely not least, I am so glad that he makes such a good cuddle buddy on cold September nights.  Take that, you heated-blanket-that-I-haven't-even-pulled-out-yet!  Boo-YaH.

{here's a little flash back from almost exactly a year ago.  read about the awesome date Hubs planned here}


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Speaking of heated blankets. . . a dear adventuring girl over at this sweet blog AND my good friend who writes about her house adventures tagged us in a little game of sharing 7 random bits about yourself.  So without further ado . . . here are 7 things you should really know about us:

1. We are both firstborns.  She: from a seven-sibling-set.  He: from a set of identical twins. {Take that, you younger-brother-by-twenty-minutes-you!}
2. We have made 9 trips to China, 2 trips to Hong Kong, plus un-countable trips to Mexico. Him: 2 times to India and 1 time to South Korea.  She: 2 times to Canada and 1 time to Australia. 
3. He flies planes.  She drives school buses.
4.  He adores avocados.  She abhors them.
5.  He has the mind of a math genius. {the boy works on algebra problems when he's bored}  She has the mind of Psych. {seriously, have me close my eyes and describe this room.  and if you aren't watching the show, get your bum over onto netflix this instant.}
6.  He was a wrestling hottie in highschool and college.  She gets winded on a small flight of stairs.
7.  He can play the radio like a pro.  She has played violin for 11 years.
8.  We spent 90% of our dating/engaged relationship long distance.
9.  We've only kissed each other. . . nobody else.
10.  We are kinda pumped to make and adopt cute babies.  Just sayin'. . . 

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To keep the tagging love going, I'll pass this baton onto these lovelies:
If you decide to share seven awesome bits about yourself, link back to our blog and then pass on the love to seven more lovelies!
xoxo





16 comments:

  1. hi hi! Thanks for posting it! Why did you go to China so many times?
    and yes, of course you could email us with anything you want! :-)
    have a great day!

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  2. such a precious post. you two are super cute.

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  3. I feel so inspired by your love and the deep conversations you and your husband share. Thank you so much for tagging me. You two are so cute and I love the cute picture of you too.

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  4. You guys are so darn cute! Thanks for passing along the love! We will do this for sure. These are fun!

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  5. What an adorable couple, inspirational post...I'll be reading from now on. You got me!

    Jessica
    www.barefootbysea.blogspot.com

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  6. Thanks for the shout-out! I will be sure to pass it on!!! xoxo!

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  7. i LOVE your list. you guys are super cute. yay for adopting and makin' babies! and yay for traveling all over the place - all kinds of adventures :)

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  8. and p.s. the budget talk. that is my life! i mean not all the time. but it's a recurring conversation in our home, exactly as you described it!

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  9. So sweet! I love raving about my husband - what a blessing it is to have men we love so dearly! Also, I can totally relate to the evening kill-joy thing... especially when it comes to money (what is it with money?!). We have a rule in our house that we have no "serious" conversations after 11pm. Even if we're in the middle of one, we stop short at 11pm. Nothing good happens after 11!

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  10. I like number 9. ;)
    Here is my "7" list:

    http://www.genuinebeau.com/2011/09/seven-things.html

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  11. I love this! I think it's neat that you guys are both the oldest! I don't know any couples like that! I've been to a lot of the same places as you guys too!

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  12. thank you nicole! i posted today:) so sweet you are.
    much love*

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  13. Thanks for linking up such a cute post!! And for sharing the "real" side of marriage. The normal night-turned-money-discussion is something that I've experienced way too many times. And your list is great! SO JEALOUS of your photographic memory!

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  14. Talking about money - oh, the joy! LOL You are awesome Nicole! Have a super-fabulous weekend!

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  15. That's awesome that you've only kissed each other. So sweet!

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