(Closed) Grand Gestures…

posted 10 years ago in Married Life
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2018 - The Desmond Hotel in Malvern, PA

I am ALWAYS cold in our apartment this time of year, so when it’s just about bedtime, Mr. Cupcake warms up my side of the bed for me while I’m doing my "routine" (contacts, face washing, teeth brushing).  Then the bed is nice and cozy and warm for me when I’m all ready for bed. It is so sweet! 

Post # 4
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2008

I love this topic! Husband appreciation thread! Mr. BVP cooks and knows how to bake. I’m culinary challenged. So when I’m having a bad day at work. He makes me red velvet cupcakes with dragees and colored sugar. Ahh! I love Mr. BVP. :o)

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2005 - Westside Loft, New York

i slave drive mr. bee.  the fact that he doesn’t kick my ass shows me how much he loves me. 

we’re definitely a small, meaningful gestures kinda couple. 

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2008

husband is amazing. while no grand gestures of kindness, he does all sorts of little things that make my life a little better. when i’m running late in the morning he will take my dog out, he comes home at lunch to feed and take out the dogs, he makes me laugh when i’m being evil and he of the non-cuddling kind will snuggle me until i fall asleep every night. i suppose that last one is a fairly grand gesture.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

It sounds like me and my fiance’s relationship is very similar to you and your husband, Mrs. Penguin. I stress about everything, he clams me down. The last grand gesture, was last night. I just started an internship, I am really excited about and he surprised me last night with take out from our favorite restaraunt to celebrate.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

Love this post! I guess the last "grand gesture" (though it’s fairly little, compared to a massage, Pengy!) was that we’ve been drinking our wedding prosecco on every "month anniversary" for this first year we’ve been married, and I was so scatterbrained last month that I totally forgot to put a bottle in the fridge until that morning (usually, I put it in there a few days ahead because I’m excited, haha). But when I opened the fridge that morning to put one in there, I saw that Darling Husband had already done it. Without me having to tell him! I was so touched…it’s the little things, I guess. =)

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2018 - LDS Seattle Temple & Hotel 1000

I wrote on my blog that he leaves his pajamas on the floor in the morning and he hasn’t done it since. So that’s two things, he’s reading my blog, and he cares about what I say.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

My fiance will always call me when "our song" comes on the radio — or really any song that reminds him of me — and he just puts the phone up to the radio as soon as I pick up. It makes me smile because I know he’s thinking about me when I’m not around.

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I love this post!

Mrs. Cupcake – that is the cutest thing ever…Mr. Cupcake is such a sweetie!

We’re a really practial/small gestures couple too…but every once in a while he will suprise me. I’m always chattering away about something I heard/read/saw…and I usually just forget about it right away. Several months ago I told him I heard an ad that the Lion King was coming to town and how I always wanted to see it when I was younger, how much I loved the movie and cried when Mufasa died, blah, blah. blah…then I just forgot about it. Well, my husband remembered and got us tickets when they went on sale. I’m really excited about the Lion King, but what I love more is knowing that my husband is able to listen to my chattering 🙂

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2007 - a beautiful church and hotel reception

Aww what a cute topic!  The last grand gesture that Mr. Caramel did for me was bring me dozen roses after I broke down crying because I was frustrated at being deathly sick for over a week, making me miss my first day of work (that was highly anticipated) and also because I fought with my best friend. 

But the small gestures I love about him is that when I just stare at him until he stops what he’s doing, and I say "let’s play!" Then he’ll immediately put down whatever he was doing that instant and then we’ll just chat or whatever. I love that! 

Post # 13
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2008 - Vineyard on the Delta

i feel you pengz.  sometimes i feel like such a jerk especially after he’s extra nice to me after me being a jerk.  small gestures are the best, like picking up my fav food or doing a chore i’ve been dragging my ass on.  we’re definitely the ‘little things that counts’ couple.  well, at least i trained him well coz if he spends $ on ‘frivolous’ gestures he ends up getting a lecture from me about saving $.  haha.

Post # 14
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

My husband just did the sweetest thing the other day for absolutley no reason. I sent him an email at work it said "hint hint" and contained two links to Coach purses I liked. My email was really more of a joke than anything, maybe a suggestion for our anniversary or next Christmas.

The next day he comes home from work with one of the purses for me! I was completely surprised and couldn’t stop smiling all night. Actually, I’m still smiling about it!

Now it’s my turn to return with a nice gesture!

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Hotel on the westside of Los Angeles

I had a horrible day yesterday and Mr. J surprised me with fuschia daisies (love!), fresh fruit, and my favorite non-fat whipped cream so I could console myself with a healthy dessert.  He is the best 🙂

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee

I am gluten free, so I have to take my lunch or I don’t eat…(well at least not at our cafeteria)…so, even though my Darling Husband doesn’t pack his lunch, he usually will pack mine for me…even on the days it is just a frozen dinner, an apple & silverware, it still makes my day start off SO MUCH better.

He’s also tolerating my nesting very well, but I’ve learned to "nest" with Lowe’s, so that he enjoys it, too.

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