Weekend Recap

Happy Monday!  I hope you all enjoyed the weekend as much as I did.  We kicked off our weekend with an epic surprise 60th for my wonderful father-in-law (FIL).  The gathering was filled with great food, drink, friends, and even featured a well choreographed dance number performed by a group of grown men.

A few months back, my husband and I sent a letter to almost everyone my FIL has ever known.  In this letter we asked his loved ones to kindly recall a memory they share with the birthday boy and to document their recollection in the form of a hand written letter.  The response was remarkable.  We received numerous letters from old friends and new, family members and neighbors.  Some were funny, some were heartfelt, and all were a true testament to what an amazing man we have in our lives.

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I placed each of the returned letters in separate vintage air mailers adorned with vintage postage.  When all the letters were received, the air mailers were bundled together and tied with red baker’s twine.  
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The project was definitely a labor of love and in the end, it was well worth the work.  Kevin and I thoroughly enjoyed reading each letter we received.  I know my father-in-law will as well!

Happy Birthday!!!  We hope you enjoy your 60 years of memories!

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