Post # 1
My FI has been working so hard lately and has all around been a pretty good lil’ boy. I decided to surprise him by ordering a monthly subscription to the Dollar Shave Club. I hope he likes his little gift when it comes in the mail!!
What nice thing have YOU done for your SO lately?
Post # 3
Oh I like this thread! I recently had to leave home for awhile to do research abroad, so I made him a really fancy meal before I left. Then I treated him to froyo. He was very happy. Perhaps not a big thing, but the little things count, right?
Post # 4
@giru618: Right, it is the little things that go along way.
I bought mine some of his favourite sweets.
Post # 5
I try to do things for him all the time, especially since I’m a stay at home parent and he works outside the house. I make sure to cook great meals most nights of the week for when he gets home and I pack him a nice lunch and pick up his favorite treats to unwind with. When I’m out running errands and see something he may like, I purchase it for him. I try to stay on top of what he needs (new shirts, say) and pick those up so he doesn’t have to think about it. I like to plan at home date nights for us, too. The girls and I like to come up with family “date nights”, where we may have a picnic on the livingroom floor or eat outside or something different so that he can spend more “fun” time with the kids. I also plan getaways for us frequently so he can really enjoy his time off work.
Post # 6
DH was gone for a week with work and when he came home I had little gifts placed strategically around the house; his favorite box of cereal in the pantry, a new pair of jeans in the closet and two new pairs of boxers. It was cute because he didn’t find all the gifts at once.
Post # 7
Well I just said “thank you” when he brought me breakfast in bed. Does that count?? 🙂
Im with @giru618: and @CatyLady: its the small things like picking up his favorite ice cream flavor on my way home from work.
Post # 8
Mine had major emergency surgery about two weeks ago and was in the hospital for a week, has been home for a week and will be home for another week. I have been taking care of him, as I would no matter what. BUT as a nice gesture I get him all the little things he loves to make him feel better/keep him busy (his favorite iced tea, making his favorite meal, getting him a new video game, etc).
Post # 9
I only see DH >18 hours/week right now, because he’s working away from home (June-August). On the night/morning he does visit, however, I always cook for him. He’s a chef, so when he’s home during the other months, he’s in the kitchen. I think he likes the break (and the fact that I try–I hate cooking (baking is more my style), so he should be happy, lol). I also bake him treats for when he gets here, and just bought him 3 pairs of Under Armour shorts, just because I know he likes ’em.
Post # 10
@Artificial-Sweetener: Mine is totally wedding related. He has been so good about allowing for all the things I really wanted at the wedding so I decided we needed a few “his” decisions. So I booked the below bus for us and bridal pary transportation the day of the wedding. MY FH was over the moon about my choice and 2 weeks later is still asking “are you serious? you’ll allow this at the wedding?” If you knew us, you’d totally understand this is a him thing and not at all a me thing, LOL. I’m just glad he’s getting excited for the wedding now and he’s even looking forward to pictures with it!!
Post # 11
@PinkPinstripes: a thank you definitely counts! LOL!
Post # 12
Now i feel terrible, i havent done much nice for him hahaha
to be fair, im just letting him take care of me for a bit as this pregnancy is pretty much wrecking me. now im leaving first tri it’s meant to get better – no more mood swings, sadness, nausea, headaches, tiredness etc. then ill work on a ‘do something lovely for him’ plan. i am very appreciative of his efforts though?
Post # 13
- Wedding: October 2013 - Vine Street Church
I agreed to let him get chickens and a beehive in our backyard.
Post # 14
I surprised him and bought “The Wolverine” movie tickets. It something really small but he loves the movies!
Post # 15
@thejucheidea: LOL… Wow; that was very nice of you!… How do you feel about the chickens and the bees?
Post # 16
@SagHarborBride: Ha! That’s pretty awesome!