This is a little off the beaten path, but nevertheless. . .
I looked at the calendar and realized that Valentine’s Day is next week. My husband and I normally don’t make a big deal out of the day, but most of the time we will go out to dinner. One year I surprised him with a night at a nice hotel (he had been working extra hard and we both needed some pampering). This year, though, we have some obligations to fulfill that require we be more frugal, and I was pouting a bit until . . .
I thought, and then I said, “you know what I want for Valentine’s Day?”
“No, what?” (he says with the no, we can’t already coming out in his voice)
“I want this,”
“That I can do,” he said with a relieved smile.
Now I just have to be patient and wait until Thursday (and really be careful so somehow I can justify the 610 (!!!) calories . . .