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Friday, August 05, 2016

Happy Birthday Beardo!

It's August so time for a new banner and Beardo's Birthday!
Since his Birthday falls on a Paint Party Friday 
this year I decided  to acknowledge him here!
 While on holidays the kids decided to paint the family room
last minute. Only because I can't decided on a colour
for my bedroom after six years of thinking about it!
Beardo many moons before  a beard!
The family room is my painting palace, 
 coffee table, bins, and rolling cart
jammed with art supplies. So I only have
access to digital art this week while everything
is pushed to the center of the room and out 
of my reach!
Beardo at 10
Thirty years ago wondered how a mother 
with six kids handled a teething baby,
as I rocked my whimpering three
 month old in the darkest of night!
 That pivotal moment stuck in my mind.
Meanwhile the little dude below, a  nine month old 
at the time, seventh child slept in his crib not
 twenty minutes away!
Always a sweetheart
Back then I couldn't have imagined  loving any 
child as much as I loved my own! I  never
 imagined my stomach dropping or lump in 
my throat as  I felt the aches and pains 
for another child the way I do for my own!
 Some how this sweet face has changed my life, 
my love and my perspective
No one ever tells you how much you will
Fall in love with your child’s partner!
How over time they may become another
of your children, a part of your heart!
How each of their hurts become yours too!
How much their happiness means to you!
How dear their dreams are to your heart!
How you own each of their sorrows
Right along with them!
 Today as I celebrate another Birthday with
this precious soul who I feel so fortunate to love!
I can honestly say I have never known a nicer
person. Beardo you are a true example
 of kindness and love  in every way!  Over
  time I have watched you develop confidence
and a rich character full of peace and love!

Not only are you hilarious and fun, the unique spin 
you bring to my life keeps me smiling daily!
We are all blessed who know you! You are joy
and a blessing every single day! 
Thanks for being a guy who will pick berries on a whim!
Beardo with his twin nephews that adore him!
Make banana bread when your wife is too tired!
 Thank you for putting " Family First" even though you 
don't have a tattoo that says so!
Thank you for all that you do for our family daily 
without resentment! For being the knowledge nerd,
  fixer dude, music man, laughter king, gratitude master, 
forgiveness Joe, server Sam, witty Walley,
 Amazing human being that you are!  You never
 cease to amaze me in all that you do, 
and all that you are!! There are no words
to express how grateful I am for you in our life!
Happy Birthday Bryan! 
I truly love you with all my heart dear man!  
Click  on image for full impact of this card!

 Have you ever loved an in-law like you do your own blood? 
If so were you surprised?


Valerie-Jael said...

Love your new banner, great! Happy Birthday to your gorgeous Beardo, hope you have a nice celebration. Have a fun week, happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

Paper rainbow said...

Awwwh....so touching this made me cry! What a gorgeous birthday tribute.

Christine said...

Happy Birthday to Beardo, I can tell how much you love him! Beautiful banner piece too. And tears in my eyes such a nice tribute.

My name is Erika. said...

I LOVE that new banner. Those bath beauties are perfect for August. :) And great to see all the photos of Beardo and find out his name is really Bryan. :) Have a great weekend Giggles. Hugs-Erika

Indira said...

Beautiful post! Best wishes for a great birthday celebration. Love the new banner.

Nordljus said...

Love your banner! Happy Birthday to Beardo!

Mona Pendleton said...

Wonderful and inspiring post Giggles! Thanks for sharing!

Linda Kunsman said...

such a heartwarming and touching tribute to a very special human being. How blessed you all are to have each other. happy , happy birthday "Beardo" !!!
PS I think you just painted a picture of me and friends at the beach:):)

sirkkis said...

Great, fun banner 😀
What a treasure you've got as son in law. Happy Birth Day to Beardo ♥
Happy weekend to you ♥♥

Susan said...

Your banners are always wonderful and this is no exception. Your birthday tribute is touching and I imagine Beardo thinks he is pretty lucky also. Happy Birthday! and PPF

Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

I love your new banner. Happy birthday to Bernardo. I also have the best SIL ever. It is so nice to know our daughter's are well cared for. Have a great day.

Lynn Cohen said...

I have two daughters in law I adore, both wives of my son, 1st & 2nd! I envy you your relationship with your son in law! Beardo sounds like an exemplar Human being!
Your art people are priceless!!!

Sandy said...

Both my Children have fabulous partners. Happy Birthday Beardo.. He seems like quite a character and fun, handy to have around. Love the banner. Thanks for visiting me at my blog this week.
Happy PPF
Vicki-Ann :)

JillGA said...

Fun new banner and a great birthday tribute. Happy Birthday, Beardo! He has a great smile. Happy PPF, Giggles! :-)

Simona C. said...

Beautiful new banner!
And Happy Birthday, Beardo! :)

froebelsternchen Susi said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the fabulous Mr. Beardo!
Fab new banner as well Giggles!
Happy PPF!

June Walker said...

I love the bathing beauties banner, Giggles. Happy PPF!!

carol l mckenna said...

Happy Birthday to your handsome dear one ~ they grow so quickly!

Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

Lisa Isabella Russo said...

The new banner is fun! What a sweet birthday post to your son in law! He seems like a great person.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

Happy birthday to him!

studio Lee said...

love your new banner .so much fun

Happy Birthday Beardo :)
Hugs xo

Goldfish Diaries said...

Truly a treasure, he deserves every word! Love this tribute.

Goldfish Diaries said...

Truly a treasure, he deserves every word! Love this tribute.

sheila 77 said...

This is such a touching blogpost for Beardo. Happy Birthday Year to you, Beardo!
Your new header is stunning, I expect you had fun designing swimming costumes. No contact from costume manufacturers yet? - especially that very cool man's one. And you have cornered the market in creating different mouths and eyes.

Gibby Frogett said...

aww what a lovely uplifting post - thanks for sharing :)
I love the new banner and artwork too - so many wonderful characters.
Gill x

NatureFootstep said...

that´s an impressive beard. :) Took a long time to get there. :)

Love your new banner :)

Neesie said...

Oh my goodness, your post is so heartfelt and a beautiful tribute to an obviously very special man. Happy Belated Birthday wishes to you Beardo.
Love the photos and your new banner.

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