Finally! Steve turned 30! Steve and I were born in the same year, but his birthday is later than mine so whenever I’m “older” than him, I can’t wait until he catches up. It makes me feel less old. Haha.
Turning thirty is a big deal, it’s one of big birthday milestones. I wanted to do something special for Steve’s 30th birthday. For people who know Steve, he is a simple man. He doesn’t ask for much, and he doesn’t like fancy schmancy things like me. 😛 I mean, this man even forgot his birthday this year for God’s sake.
I thought long and hard about what I wanted to get him for his birthday present then it suddenly hit me one day. HIS BEST BUDS! His two best friends are both in Chicago, and he doesn’t get to see them much. And I knew more than anything, Steve would want to celebrate his birthday with the people he love. So for his 30th birthday present, I decided to fly out his best friends from Chicago and keep it a SURPRISE. I then decided to outdo myself and throw him another surprise, a PARTY! Man, throwing a surprise party is tough work, I don’t know how people do it. I had to sneak around the week leading up to his surprise party to get things ready. I was hosting it at our house, so I had to hide the things I got for the party hoping he wouldn’t snoop in the pantries. But I am happy to report, he was TOTALLY surprised with both the party and his buds coming for a visit. I do have to confess though, he knew that “someone” was coming the day his friends were arriving. He kept pestering me all day about it so I just let him have it. But he had NO idea it was going to be his best friends, he thought someone else was coming and the look on his face when I came back with his friends was priceless. We have a video, but there’s a lot of profanity so I won’t share.
All in all, it made me just as happy to see Steve so ecstatic on his birthday weekend. He’s been stressed this past year with home buying process, so he definitely deserved every happiness he felt on his birthday weekend. My only regret is that I didn’t get to take a lot of pictures, I actually didn’t take any pictures at the party, can you believe that? I really gotta make sure to take as many pictures as possible! Some pictures are from our friend (thanks, Mike!).
Thank you so much to all of our family and friends for coming to celebrate this man! We love you all! Cheers to another decade!