Our little family has been sick for about a week now. Despite dragging my body around taking care of everyone, Valentine’s Day was pleasant. I remember Handsome was home and that’s allllll I cared about. We don't always exchange gifts, but this year we did. Want to know what my sweetie gave me??? A FILOFAX!! It’s like he knows me or something. It’s no where near broken in, as I’ve had to put that off for now. I was joking with my best momma friend that I would jump all over a Planning Retreat… you know like a scrapbook party, but for planning! Obviously I think Handsome is the best ever and isn’t he the sweetest for buying me something so practical and thoughtful??? I bought himThe Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making: How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game.
He could really tell I love him a whole lot! You’ve got to buy your sweetie this book! The photos of wild animal carcasses being cut up are absolutely stupendous. Big, glossy photos on every page! A favorite line of mine reads,
“Place a tub beneath the carcass to catch the viscera after its cut loose and to collect any blood still draining from the carcass.”
If the sky starts falling and you don’t know where to shoot a deer or how to catch its viscera, you’re going to be sorry dudes. ;)
And I had a very hot and steamy Valentine’s night… That’s right, I broke out the steam cleaner and scrubbed you-don’t-want-to-know-what out of the carpet around 9pm. My best momma friend sent me this funny video:
Thankfully we’re all on the mend now and we have been spoiled with endless sunshine for the past few days. I hope your Valentine’s Day was spent loving the people God has put before you to love- graciously, sacrificially, unconditionally, as our Savior exemplified so perfectly.
“By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him. In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”
1 John 4:9-11
nina the mom