Surprise! Surprise! Father’s Day Weekend

I was having trouble coming up with a Father’s Day gift for Hubby. Last year I gave him a photo book of pictures of him and RJ. Well, I was creatively drained from the Mother’s Day photo book of RJ’s artwork for the grandmothers this year.  So, I had to come up with something else. My co-workers suggested a day trip somewhere and that got the wheels turning and I planned the fun-filled weekend!


I “stole” Hubby’s truck from the parking garage at his job filled up the tank and got it washed. He was pleasantly surprised when he discovered it and the cute note I left on the dash.

That evening, I made sure to tell him to be home by 5:30pm. I had dinner ready for him and RJ and then sent them off for a surprise trip to the “Daddy and Me” event at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate.  They had a blast exploring the museum and taking part in the craft projects.

Hubby says he was obsessed with the syrup!

Their crafty work! That hat is an RJ original:)

Plum tuckered out!


We were up and out of the house by 9:30am. Once we got on the road, I let the guys know we were heading to the Georgia Aquarium.

Our first stop was Legal Seafood for lunch.

Then, a stroll across the street.


I made this an easy-going day. Hubby opened the gift RJ made for him at school, I made breakfast and we headed to church.  After church, I just told Hubby he was free for a few hours. That evening we headed out to dinner at Miyabi’s Japanese restaurant.

This is supposed to be RJ all grown up…….. I have no words……..

Waiting for dinner

RJ was not a fan of the steam and fire. He did enjoy his food when the chef left the table.

Hubby LOVED his weekend of surprises and I LOVED putting it together for him.  I hope you all had a wonderful time with your families as well!

The M Spot Clan


  • Reply Rose's Daughter June 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Awww!! Sounds like an awesome weekend!!

  • Reply Rose's Daughter June 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Awww! Sounds like a wonderful day!! I’ll really have to start thinking about next year now!

    • Reply Jenni June 18, 2012 at 5:34 pm

      @ Roses Daughter – I put it together in about week! Wasn’t labor intensive AT ALL!!
      @ Amber – He’s so easy to surprise. He never seems to expect anything, that makes it easier for me.
      @ Cam – I just can’t with that picture! Apparently, he will get married, wear a watch regularly and take a liking to suede tool belt suspenders!???

  • Reply Amber Wright (@mrswrightsays) June 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    What a special Father’s Day weekend you planned for your hunny! I’m the same way…it’s all about the details!

  • Reply Cam - Bibs & Baubles June 18, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    What a great weekend! great job! that picture of grown up RJ… hilarious!

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