Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Gestures

D rarely buys me flowers. Which makes sense, seeing as I purchase them for myself almost every week. I get better surprises, like my favorite sliced ham waiting for me in the refrigerator (seriously - this is very exciting for someone who loves sandwiches).

Or this ...

surprise
{surprise}
He had a dinner and drinks night recently that kept him out till last call and he was up surfing (despite our great white shark infestation) before I made it out of bed. I generally wake up, brew my first cup of tea and stumble back to bed. During the stumbling part, I saw this little box on my bedside table.

And inside ...

macarons
{macarons}

I ate them all for breakfast, with my tea.

Better than flowers.

39 comments:

  1. those colors are gorgeous - well done as usual, D! perhaps you could leave him a can of 1960s-batman-style aerosol shark repellent in return?

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  2. yes, better. james has been having a lot of early morning surfing expeditions lately too. no sign of macarons though...hmmm.

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  3. golly sakes. you're a lucky lady.

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  4. oh yeah...way better than flowers!

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  5. Agreed. Much better than flowers.

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  6. Tastier than flowers, too! Lucky lady.

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  7. he is good! little gestures are my favorite.

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  8. that's easily one of the sweetest gestures of all time. so simple and pretty.

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  9. ohhhhhhhhhh, so sweet - i love surprises like that better than flowers (which i also buy for myself)

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  10. Awwww
    Talk about sweetness? Love.

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  11. That is so sweet– I love little gestures like that. And what beautiful colors!

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  12. they are gorgeous, and easily the most perfect gesture ever. especially the fact that he left them for you to find when you woke up. so sweet.

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  13. oh that's some serious goodness!

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  14. D is the big winner. I so prefer picking my own flowers to having blooms bestowed upon me.

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  15. Macarons are my favorite! What a thoughtful guy you have.

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  16. Oh, yeah. Totally better than flowers. What a guy ;-)

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  17. Aren't the simple gestures what life is all about!? The sliced ham is better than any bouquet!

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  18. Oh man, I thought, wow, what a beautiful box; that'll be some really nice jewellery. But no. It was way better than jewellery, and better than flowers also! Gorgeous!!

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  19. what a fantastic way to wake up. much agreed -- unmistakably better than flowers.

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  20. what a lovely present! I have never had macarons. I might treat myself to some on my birthday.

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  21. oh dear, what a treasure you have there, love :)

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  22. What a sweet surprise! I've been wanting to try out Bottega Louie for a while now. My husband used to buy me flowers but now for our anniversary, he accompanies me to the flower mart and pays for whatever I find. It's cheaper too!

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  23. that's so sweet.

    and those are so pretty.

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  24. so awesome! absolutely better than flowers. little surprises are the best! lucky girl.

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  25. we *loves* him.

    perfectly executed, on both parts. xo.

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  26. how sweet! in both ways! :) definitely better than flowers!

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  27. That is sweet! Those are not only gorgeous, but they look delicious! :)

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  28. glad there are others who lose all self-control in the face of cookies. so sweet.

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  29. Oh those colors - GORGEOUS! Sweet :)

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  30. Wow, how sweet! Beautiful colors. What a lovely way to wake up in the morning.

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  31. That is such a sweet gesture:) Macarons for breakfast...I need to try that!:)

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  32. What a delicious, pretty, and loving gesture! Good for you eating all four in one sitting... goodness knows how anyone could wait for long :)

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