The Macs

Saturday, July 30, 2011

thirty-one

Thirty-one pictures today...












 













...for my studly hubby's thirty-first birthday.
He is truly the best.
A fantastic husband.
A fantastic daddy.
And my best friend.
I love him more than words could describe.

Happy Birthday Joel!

35 Comments:

Blogger Katy @ Live Laugh Love Craft said...

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July 30, 2011 at 6:58 AM  
Blogger Katy @ Live Laugh Love Craft said...

Such a sweet post. I enjoyed looking through all of the pictures. Especially the one where Levi is looking up at his Daddy! Happy Birthday Joel! :)

July 30, 2011 at 6:58 AM  
Blogger onlymehere said...

Happy birthday Joel! I love that picture in the tractor with the reflection of the shed. Levi and Joel look to be in pure heaven! What a fun idea to have a picture for each year. Those pictures with Cora made me smile today and reminded me of what a beautiful eternal family you have.

July 30, 2011 at 7:14 AM  
Blogger Bethany said...

Happy Birthday, Joel! On a completely different note, our husbands and daughters have had a lot of matching outfits. (We must shop at the same places.)

July 30, 2011 at 8:17 AM  
Blogger The Boccias said...

Happy birthday, Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 8:31 AM  
Blogger Mindy Harris said...

happy birthday to joel! the pics made me tear up...our husbands are such treasures.

July 30, 2011 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger Melinda said...

Happy Birthday Joel! Such wonderful pictures. It's easy to see that he's a great dad and loves his kids to pieces. Hope you have a wonderful day!

July 30, 2011 at 9:13 AM  
Blogger Sharon said...

That smile of Joel's is infectious! Sweet post! Happy Birthday Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 9:16 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Precious Post! Happy Birthday to your good Daddy of a hubby!!!

July 30, 2011 at 9:18 AM  
Blogger our story said...

I love love love this! I think I'm going to have to copy the idea. I was visiting your site today b/c I'm planning a 1st bday and was inspired by your pennant banner. Thanks for all the inspiration!
and Happy Birthday Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 9:29 AM  
Blogger Julie said...

This is beautiful. Happy Birthday, Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 10:01 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Great pictures! Happy Birthday Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 10:40 AM  
Blogger Marianne said...

Random comments:
- Happy Birthday, Joel!
- I like your hair wavy.
- Levi adores Joel!
- You all are the cutest family!

July 30, 2011 at 11:03 AM  
Blogger Sara said...

So sweet. I love looking at the pictures of him and your sweet babies. Happy Birthday to Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 12:02 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

I loved getting to look back at all of these! Joel is such a great guy!! We love him!! Happy birthday Joel!
(I remember your canada pics before but I just have to say that I'm very impressed you Joel, that you let your wife be 1st place - I am sure you did that very willingly)

July 30, 2011 at 1:00 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

We are celebrating six years today. I am thankful for my "studly" man as well. :) Loved seeing all the pictures of Joel with his babies.

July 30, 2011 at 1:31 PM  
Blogger Bethany said...

Happy Birthday, Joel!

I love how many pictures you have of the two of you together. That is such an awesome testimony of your marriage.

July 30, 2011 at 4:14 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Happy Birthday, Joel!

July 30, 2011 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger DianeTaylor said...

Hi Jess these picture are just stunning and tell a story of love and life. So sweet, I love the b&w one of the two of you I. The middle, soooo good. Hope you and the baby are feeling good tonite.

July 30, 2011 at 8:43 PM  
Blogger Jody said...

Happy Birthday, Joel!!

July 30, 2011 at 11:03 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

loved this post, Jess. Loved all the sweet, sweet pics.
Cried at the ones with Cora. God has made Himself beautiful and evident in your family through her.
Happy Birthday, Joel! 31 is pretty thrilling :)

July 30, 2011 at 11:18 PM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

those pictures were making me tear up.
what a FULL and blessed life he has lived in those 31 years.
:)
happy happy birthday mr. mac.

July 31, 2011 at 12:43 AM  
Blogger Faith said...

Aww sweet pics! Happy birthday Joel!

July 31, 2011 at 7:21 AM  
Anonymous This Farm Family's Life said...

loved looking through all the pictures. happy birthday joel!!

July 31, 2011 at 9:05 AM  
Anonymous Susy m said...

Happy birthday from miami. I follow Jess's blog and can tell u are a great father, husband, friend. Have a great one.

July 31, 2011 at 9:09 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

this is lovely.

July 31, 2011 at 9:17 AM  
Blogger the hanzlicek's said...

happy birthday! love all the pictures!
just wondering if you would ever do a home tour of your house! i love what i have seen so far..it has inspired me to redo our house and i love looking at new ideas!!

July 31, 2011 at 2:45 PM  
Blogger Nicole said...

Happy birthday, Joel. Love all the pictures. The ones of Cora made me smile.

July 31, 2011 at 8:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love all the photos! Great idea!
Carley

August 1, 2011 at 9:13 AM  
Blogger seaschell said...

Happy Birthday Joel! I really love the one of Levi and Joel high-fiving- so, so cute! It's amazing how you are able to capture such great moments between an obviously awesome Daddy and his kiddos.

August 1, 2011 at 9:36 AM  
Blogger Tara said...

love this. hope he had a very happy birthday! oh, and i'm totally stealing this for my studly husbands 31st birthday next month. ;)

August 1, 2011 at 11:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You are such a beautiful couple inside and out! Loved looking at all the pictures.

August 2, 2011 at 12:35 PM  
Blogger Charla Liedahl said...

Not sure I've ever commented before, but I've read for awhile. The picture of Levi in the snowsuit looking up at his daddy is one of the cutest pictures I've ever seen. You have a gorgeous family! Happy Birthday to your hubs!

August 3, 2011 at 7:19 PM  
Anonymous EricaG said...

Beautiful, beautiful pictures! I hope he had a very happy b-day.

August 4, 2011 at 4:32 PM  
Blogger The Morris Family said...

Do you mind telling me the steps to get your pictures so large on your blog. DO you have an outside host such as photobucket or do u user blogger??

Thank you
Cindy

August 5, 2011 at 12:22 PM  

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