When my husband goes to the grocery store (which he does, almost every time this family GETS groceries), besides when it’s Lowes Foods To Go – I mean him going and doing the shopping, he
usually always picks up something extra. I often joke with him that I’d be much better off going because it would save us a good $60 each TRIP! He’s a brand name snob. He will NOT buy generic medicine (not even pain reliever…but it’s mostly due to his pharma knowledge so it makes sense). I’m funny about my ketchup and mac and cheese but other than that, bring on the store brand! Not the mister. However, there are a few things that he purchases that don’t bother me a bit. I don’t ask for these things or even remind him…but when he gets home I’m almost excited to see what he’s remembered that I love. The last time he went, I found these things in addition to the “list”….
Caramello bars are my most FAVORITE candy bar from WAY back. Talenti is a new but serious favorite frozen treat. I love that he remembers these things and knows that they are such small ways to show me he cares. To surprise me and show me his love. I do the same for him if I go to La Dolce Vita for lunch…I usually order his fave dessert to go. If I am in Tramway on a Saturday, I might go to Tobacco Road to see if there is a new shirt he’d love. Showing your spouse you love them in a small way can really make a BIG difference. I certainly know he’s always thinking about US…and he knows the same.
And, now, I have to run. Caramel and keyboards don’t mix. 😉