52 Reasons ~( Will You Accept the Challenge?)

A while back I stumbled across a cute idea on WWW.PINTEREST.COM and made a mental note, “I am going to do this for my hubby.”  I bought a deck of cards and jumped on my computer to make my list of52 Random Reminders of Why I Love You”.  (Am I the only one who thinks this resembles a ransom note?) When I first started thinking about it, I was a little slow, honestly.  But after about reminder number ten, I became lost in my list and was having to do trade-outs to keep the number at 52!  I still keep thinking of things I missed at the time and know I could easily fill a few more decks of cards.

I began doing this project FOR my Marvin.  But somewhere in the searching for the right words in my head, my heart took over and it turned therapeutic.   This was not just to tell him, it was to tell me. There are so many reasons and reminders of why I still love him. Thirty years worth.

So here is your challenge.  Sit down at your computer or with pen and paper. Start that list of 52 reasons for your spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, sibling, daughter, son, parent, grandparent, co-worker, etc.  When you are finished, I guarantee you will think of your person a little differently.  You don’t have to put it on a deck of cards like I did. (BUT IT’S FUN & COOL!)  But give them the list.  And then let me know what happens ~

I have several more lists to go work on now!  Have a great Friday, People!!!                          ( I love you, MEB ~  psb ♥)

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28 Responses to 52 Reasons ~( Will You Accept the Challenge?)

  1. Holly says:

    Love this! I actually did it for James a few years ago; I put strips of paper with reasons why I love him inside a coffee can and then decorated it. It was so fun! Ill have to make another one further down the road!

    • awesome, Holly! Do it again soon! I think the coffee can is a great idea. A person could keep this really simple or get as creative as they like! (i’m about simple, but did have fun gluing on a couple of cropped pics and some ticket stubs from concerts, trips, etc.) I think the funniest thing was that when Marv was reading it, he looked up and said, “you like my snoring?” haha….well, it does tell me he’s breathing and it certainly reminds me of him! lol!

  2. Marvin Blaxton says:

    One of my most prized posessions!!! Love you Sunshine!!!!

  3. Kelly says:

    Love this idea — and a great reminder to both spouses 🙂

    Thank you so very much for participating in the blog hop! Wishing you much success in your bloggy endeavors. New follower 🙂


  4. Kelly says:

    I {heart} this idea — great reminder for both spouses!!

    Thank you so very much for participating in the blog hop! Wishing you much success in your bloggy endeavors. New follower 🙂


  5. paulaacton says:

    I love the idea but knowing my other half if i suddenly did something like this he would immediately be convinced something was wrong lol

  6. nyparrot says:

    How Marvelous! 🙂

  7. marina says:

    I love this! thank you!

  8. russtowne says:

    Reblogged this on A Grateful Man and commented:
    What a great idea! I especially like how she quickly noticed how much she also got out a gift idea that was for her hubby!

  9. mindfuldiary says:

    What a great idea. Thanx for sharing this. 🙂

  10. Denise Hisey says:

    What a great idea! For mother’s day several years ago, my kids wrote special memories on 52 slips of paper and filled a jar. I got to open one a day for a year. It was lovely!
    This is a great idea for hubby, thanks for sharing it. I’m thinking of my list already…

  11. Chris Brann says:

    What a good idea, must think on it for my wife.

  12. Chris Brann says:

    Reblogged this on Christian Warrior and commented:
    such a clever idea

  13. coastingnz says:

    absolutely steller idea! Easy to forget sometimes – easier to focus on what annoys us about them so this should be fun – thanks for the challenge.

  14. That’s a great idea! I’ll have to try it.

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