Mr. Superman's Birffffday

The entire time Mr. Superman has been gone, I've tried my very best to just do whatever I can to make it better, easier, homier, and a tad funner.

Like I said, I've tried my very best and not just for Mr. Superman but for myself as well.
It gives me peace of mind.

For Mr. Superman's birthday, I knew it'd be tricky to get something to him on time because I would be right in the middle of driving cross country and house hunting.

That and we all know how uh.... unpredictable USPS can be ESPECIALLY heading to a NATO base in Assghanisandland.

So what would any other Milie do? Stock up on a ridiculous amount of unnecessary goodies?

Yeah, I thought so. 

I headed to Walmart and went straight back to the birthday party aisle. I saw Bob the Builder, Dora the Explorer, and Yo Gabba Gabba everywhere I looked but for some odd reason, I just didn't think those characters would be very pleasant for Mr. Superman to open up.

Then I spotted Toy Story. Score!

I of course had to throw in a ton of goodie bags for all of the guys he works with so it really could be a birthday party in a box. I also sent him two quart size jars of cake in a jar. His favorite, funfetti. He said it was great.

Here are some bits of emails we got lucky enough to exchange over the course of his Bee-Days. I say plural because with the time difference, its like every holiday and occasion last two days.

Mr. Superman: "Well thank you for the birthday boxes.  I opened them up but there's only a few people here right now so I'll do cake after breakfast probably.  The people that are here are enjoying the goody bags however.  It really doesnt feel like a birthday, even more so than the last few years.  It is weird to
think that I'm 23.  Oh well.  I havent even reached a quarter of my life yet.  But today has been slow so far.  I'm currently sipping an ice cold somewhat slushy Dr. Pepper that I saved especially for today. I hope you have a great day baby! I love you!!"

Mrs. S: "Its your bday now and I hope you slept really well. Don't forget to take lots of pictures. I'm serious. Stay safe lover and I'll talk to you tonight. I love you!!"

Mr. Superman: "As for me I slept turrubly (think Charls Barkley voice).  I think it was a combination of artillery, jets, helicopters, siren tests and just not being able to shut my brain down. I love you!!!"

Wanna know what else he got for his Bee Days? More flooding. Suh-weet!

Now that we are once again the same age, we have to wait another 10 months before he can call me his cougar.

I am so happy you were born loverface. You make my life.


Team Mama said...

I'm very happy he was born too! Changed my life forever- who I was, who I thought I was, and who I wanted to be! Loved the picture of Cody blowing out the candles- very happy he has you in his life!

Erin said...

I love the package!!! The one thing I loved to do when my husband was deployed was to send him ridiculous care packages full of all kinds of fun stuff! I would spend hours and days going to all kinds of fun stores looking for the best stuff I could find!

The jar cakes are a great idea, I'm totally going to steal that for next time!

Jessica said...

Love the birthday box! What a great idea!

I Am a Marine's Girl said...

Oh my gosh! Y'all are too sweet with each other :) I can't wait until he gets home and y'all can be together again! How do you make cake in a jar??

Wife on the Roller Coaster said...

Happy birthday Mr. Superman! 23 oh my gosh. I can barely remember 23! I love love love that package, and how sweet you are to make goody bags. He obviously loved it. And then when he gets home you can celebrate again!

ACE said...

Love the cake in the jar idea thats awesome

Anonymous said...

Love! Birthdays in a box are quite bittersweet huh?


Maranda said...

That birthday box is a fantastic idea!! I may have to...ummm...borrow it! LOL! Happy birthdays to Mr. Superman you dirrty cougar you!