Wednesday, May 2, 2012

April showers bring May flowers.

Or sometimes, nice husbands do!
Ryan bought me this beautiful bouquet for Birthday Week.
We have a funny history with flowers. I'm not a huge flower girl,
but every once in awhile I do love having a bouquet to brighten up our kitchen table.
And sometimes, when I'm feeling particularly perfectionist, 
I transform into a weird Stepford wife version of myself
and I pick up some flowers at the grocery store.
A few months back, in December, I went grocery shopping while Ryan had a busy day in class,
and I saw a ton of pretty flowers on sale. 
Score, right? 
I picked out my favorites and put them in a vase when I got home.
What I forgot was that it was the anniversary of the day we started dating. 
Six years together!
But somebody remembered. And he came home early
with a package of Reeses Christmas trees (the way to my heart) and
the EXACT same bouquet I'd bought earlier in the day.
Literally, the exact same flowers.
Except he paid full-price because he's not the fantastic bargain hunter that I am. 
So every time he buys flowers now, 
I'll think of that day and giggle to myself. 
Great minds think alike, right?
Or maybe, after more than 6 years, he just knows me really, really well. 

16 comments:

  1. I am all over your blog today. It's Sharks fault.

    I love flowers. I think they brighten everything up. Including my mood. And the whole aura of our home.

    AND I love birthday week. One day, I'll make it birthday half a month :)

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  2. My favorite type of flowers...gerber daisies and tiger lilies!!! Love them.

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  3. Love the flowers and very funny story along with it. It is funny how people stay to think alike when being together for a long time.

    Carlee J

    http://allthingsaveragegirl.blogspot.com/

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  4. I need to start celebrating birthday week, so sweet :)
    Brooke @ what2wear, monikabrooke.blogspot.com

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  5. What a cute story! The flowers are beautiful, yay for birthday week!!! xo

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com

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  6. Those are beautiful flowers & that flower story made me giggle! I'm like you too, randomly getting all Stepford Wives...and buying flowers. Funny.

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  7. how cute! i love it when my husband and i are in sync with the same thoughts :-)

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  8. That is so funny! I love kitchen table flowers!

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  9. Hi Andrea,
    Your blog reminds me of the housewife I want to be one day. I am going to try some of your recipes..I think I'll start with the stuffed tomatoes. You're such a Cali-girl and I ♥ ur beautiful hair.
    I love your content and your blog's personality.
    I am honored to be your new follower.
    Always,

    Tarah and the City

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  10. Cutest story. If flowers weren't so expensive, I'd buy a new bouquet every week. They just make me happy. Eye candy!

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  11. Such a lovely arrangement! Just looking at the picture makes me happy. Thoughtful husbands are the best.

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  12. Husband and wife telepathy! I loveee fresh flowers in my house. I cannot wait for all my plants to bloom so I can trim off the flowers and make my own arrangements. That bouquet is just lovely! He did a fantastic job.

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  13. beautiful flowers :)And Ilaughed cuz I'm not a huge flower person either but I looooove it when my bf gets me some

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  14. Too sweet.
    http://halielandry.blogspot.com/

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