Wednesday, June 3, 2009

My hubby, I'll convert him yet!

Mark is the love of my life, my best friend, my soulmate in life after life, my partner in crime, my rock and the best hubby anyone could ever ask for. He does dishes too.

The photo above is from a couple years ago at one of the local handmade craft shows. Yep, he did ALL the shows with me: packed the car, unloaded the car, set up the big stuff, helped with customers and even made food runs for those around us. He's a keeper.

He's an accountant/bookkeeper by day and a loving hubby & daddy all the time. He's also known as JOAT MON. (Jack of all trades master of none). Below is one of my favorite pictures when we went to pick out our first little girl: Maelyn. For those of you who do not know our story, I'll condense it...


Mark & I are one and the same and have been together in previous lives. We know this as we have WAY too much in common. We both have 2 boys each: Jeremy's & Jason's. Yep, 4 boys and 2 share the same name each. In fact 2 of them share the same middle name. If me & my ex would have had a little girl her name was going to be Jessica Mae. If Mark & his ex had a little girl her name was going to be Jessica Lynn. Since we couldn't have kids together, we decided to name our first 4-legged child "Maelyn" (by combining the middle names). Oh yes, there's more to this love story, but I'll save it for another time. He does laundry too.

Although Mark is very proud of my work, he lovingly refers to it as "car parts" - yes, he's a guy, what can I say. Oh, but let me tell you, he's picked up the lingo quite well. To hear him come off with "you have a convo honey, it's a transaction" or when he uses the exact term for my metalwork findings instead of "car parts", it melts my heart. Did I tell you he irons?


So the other day while at the hardware store he came up with an idea for earrings (above). Yes, I know the design in and of itself is not new, but hey, MY hubby, Mr. Car Parts, came up with it so I just had to honor him. I told him that he could name them. He came up with "Put a Hex on You!" We compromised with Spellbound. I just love them, but maybe a little more because of how they were created. Did I mention he still opens doors for me?

That got me thinking, so I have now added Sleepers to my shop. I'll have more styles to add as soon as Mr. Car Parts comes up with them. See... I TOLD you I'd convert him!

Happy day everyone!
Rocki

11 comments:

imoyik said...

Thanks for sharing your story. I had no idea about some of those things. You two were meant for each other.

Rocki said...

Awe thanks Lauren, you're awesome :) Yep, and there is SO much more to it!

Coastal Sisters said...

WOW, that is truly amazing! You definitely were made for each other!

Love the new wire design!

Love,
LuLu~*xoxo

artangel said...

Wow Rocki how amazing - even the same names for your children (and they're not especially common names either, I'd say). You two sound like twins who have been raised apart! I'm so fascinated by coincidences like this! And Mark sounds fabulous - you had me at "he does dishes!" ;)

dochoamom said...

Hey Girl... you seem to be feeling better... You are so very lucky... but you know that. I love the new styles... keep tapping...

Love, Deb

Carol said...

Sorry, Rocki, I like Mark's name better (Put a Hex on You). So glad to see you are feeling better. I like the new styles.

Mark is a Keeper.

luthien said...

wow!!! that is so amazing!!

DancingMooney ♥ said...

I already knew he was a keeper, but I had to laugh about the car parts... my hubby is always looking at things in terms of fishing lures. LOL!
:D

and he cooks, and does the laundry too!

Sweets 'N Greets said...

You sick love-birds need a room! LOL!!! I am proud to say that Mark is my brother-in-law and he truly is Rocki's soulmate. Thank you, Mark, for making my sister the happiest woman alive :-)

Rosebud Collection said...

What a happy/beautiful story. It is so nice to hear things like this..love the names and dogs..earrings are wonderful..
Have a great weekend.

dreameyce said...

Oh man, I love these earrings! I'm so faving your shop, for when my spending money isn't depleted... My vet currently loves me, and my recent contributions to his retirement fund ;0P