(Closed) Tell my husband he's crazy. (Dinner guest etiquette)

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Can you bring a half eaten cookie cake!?
    NO! Are you out of your mind!!? : (193 votes)
    91 %
    Sure, dessert is dessert : (4 votes)
    2 %
    Maybe? : (16 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    2055 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @pinkshoes:  hehehehe that sounds like a clueless guy thing to say. A pie or wine sounds like a great thing to bring!

    Post # 4
    8444 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @pinkshoes:  Well how would he feel about being served a half eaten dinner?  Actually, don’t ask that.  If I asked my Fiance something like that he’d probably say, “I love leftovers!”  Just tell your man you need to bring something else, guys are clueless.

    Post # 5
    3078 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Hahaha.  That’s actually pretty funny!  But definitely get or make a new dessert, or a nice bottle of wine!

    Post # 6
    2638 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2006

    LOL. That’s cute in a guy kind of way. But no, you can’t bring half-eaten food to a dinner. I’m even hesitant to bring cupcakes/cookies that aren’t in the bakery box, still sealed with the sticker, but that’s probably overboard.

    Post # 7
    5475 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Can’t vote as the formatting on the screen is being wonky for me, but


    Post # 9
    248 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I know this is frustrating for you, but that amused me greatly. Boys just don’t get it sometimes. 🙂 You are not crazy–you CANNOT take a half eaten thing to anyone!!! It would be better to take nothing at all.

    Post # 10
    9181 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    Haha, that is hilarious.  If it’s a super informal occasion with friends you see all the time, you could get away with it.  But definitely not when you’re going over to dinner at friends’ you haven’t seen in a year.

    Oh men, so clueless and cute.

    Post # 11
    2191 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    i wouldn say never (like to your bff house that you see twice a week i think its ok bc its more of here lets eat this bc its good than thank you for inviting us here is a present)

    if its a financial hardship i would say do something small but a pie or something is ususlly $20 or less so worh just buying a new one

    Post # 12
    993 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    you could cut it up and take individual slices, I’ve bought pieces of cake before to take to a dinner party

    Post # 13
    7770 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    This is so funny!  That is totally something Darling Husband would say and be serious and kind of grumpy about 🙂  It is like, “No, you just can’t!”

    Post # 14
    1853 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013




    Post # 15
    4803 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    This so sounds like my Darling Husband, anything to save a few bucks! But no, you are not wrong.

    Post # 16
    1860 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @pinkshoes: Is this an actual “cake” or is it just one of those big giant cookie things? If it’s just a giant cookie, then call me crazy, but I think it would be ok to cut it up into ‘bars’ and then put them on a different plate and then take it like that! 🙂

    If there was some sort of design on there then that would be a little trickier. Haha. Then leave that bad boy at home.

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