Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Hey Girl,

Last night Mr. John and I were curled up on the couch getting caught up on our DVR shows while simultaneously checking email and playing games.  yeah, we're romantic like that.  I start snort laughing and Mr. John looks up from his Bejeweled game with a curious look.
  
    "What are you laughing at?"
    "Have you heard of Ryan Gosling's "hey girl" meme?"
    "...Ryan Gosling's what now?"

So I show him several of these hilarious things that are floating around the interwebs including this one created by the snort-inducing Kristan of Confessions of a Cookbook Queen.
Confessions of a Cookbook Queen has several "hey girl"s that are HILARIOUS!  Especially for food bloggers
Mr. John stared at the picture with a confused look on his face, but he soldiered on having a true desire to understand.  After several minutes, hundreds of "hey girl"s later, and a deep jealousy of Ryan quickly developing, a lightbulb finally went on over his head:

    "You should do a "Hey girl" cookie."


We've been married almost 14 years now, but in that moment I truly knew how much Mr. John loved me.  I ran into the kitchen to grab a leftover iced cookie to paint on, only to find it had been eaten.  All the cookies in the jar were unfrosted so I quickly frosted one and went to bed, disappointed that I had to wait until morning to paint the "hey girl" cookie and let the royal icing set.

This morning I woke up, got the kids showered, dressed and fed and shooed them off to school.  I quickly painted my little "hey girl" tribute cookie and as soon as I finished I found out I wasn't the only one who had a "Hey girl" project going.  That darling Mr. John sent me these to my email!




I think it's safe to say that he gets it now!  There were a couple others... but I think I'll just keep those to myself!  Mr. John, I absolutely adore you.  I love how you inspire me and are not afraid to send me pictures of Ryan Gosling.  You are the best!

Hey girl,
I hope you have a fantastic day.

32 comments:

  1. Hahaha!!! AMAZING Hey girl COOKIE! And your husband really got it now!

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  2. This is too funny....thank you for this!!! ha ha haaaaaaa

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  3. Hilarious all around!
    And excellent job on the cookie too!

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  4. Shannon@The Sweet Shop Cookie CompanyMarch 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

    LAUGH OUT LOUD Hilarious!!! <3 <3 <3

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  5. I love that he enabled you! True love. Awesome cookie.

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  6. FANTASTIC, FANTASTIC cookie!!! And we ALL adore your husband now!!! SUCH a funny post!!!

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  7. awesomely awesome!!!! you and your hubby rock!

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  8. Your husband sounds just adorable!! You are obviously the perfect couple. And this cookie...my favorite EVER!!!!

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  9. I love Mr John too, just for this (having never met him). That rocks. As for this cookie, so amazing!

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  10. I didn't have words for your cookie earlier but now I a word for you. CRAZY!!

    Your cookies are CRAZY, insane, mind blowing works of art!
    You and your husband are CRAZY..CRAZY in love!
    I am CRAZY about you and your husband who loves you and your cookies enough to make you Ryan Gosling Arty McGoo Cookie Posters!!
    And I am CRAZY about you, your cookies, your husband (because of this post) and Crazy about Ryan Gosling!!

    The word of the day boys and girls is....CRAZY!!!LOL

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  11. Thank you for making me laugh after a long day. Your cookie is amazing and so is your hubby. Um, and Mr. Gosling too.

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  12. Who is this Ryan Gosling anyway?!! LOL Fabulous cookie and Mr. John...well he is definitely a keeper (Ryan should be jealous!)

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  13. Freakin' hilarious and awesome!

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  14. Ok, so your adorable Mr. John and how much he loves you brought tears to my eyes reading this! I know I'm a complete SAP, but oh how adorable!!!! And absolutely incredible, beyond incredible, gorgeous cookie.

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  15. Mr. John is awesome and so are you. That is one incredible cookie.

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  16. Is it too creepy to totally want to know what the "other" ones said?

    Thanks for making giving me a good laugh!

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  17. This is epic! I just laughed out loud...and usually Ryan has a little different effect on me:) I'm coming back, LOVE THIS!

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  18. you are so talented, so happy to come by you!

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  19. so glad to have caught the tweets on this because this is one of the funniest things i've seen in a loonnngggggg time!!! bravo!!

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  20. So cute! That's true love :)

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  21. Totally brilliant, Elizabeth! I agree with Susie, this is epic! I laughed out loud and it made my day. You're crazy talented! xo

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  22. This post really made me smile starting from the romantic couple bit as he checks his email and I play the games! The cookie is amazing!x

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  23. Hilarious! THat cookie is awesome!

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  24. Dina - Deliciously Darling EventsApril 4, 2012 at 5:53 PM

    LMAO! Awesome cookie and even better "hey girl" quotes! Love the last one's "your cookies turn me on too". ! <3 it.

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  25. I simply LOVE this one! And I admire your work! ;) And Ryan.... oh my <3

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  26. Oh my! I love this! has Ryan seen it yet? Mr. John is the best!

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  27. Totally awesome post and even more awesome guy in your life! How cool!!!

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