Wednesday, July 22, 2009

An Almost Surprise

When AJ came home from work last night he opened the blinds on the window that are next to the door of our building. We rarely open these blinds because people can see directly into our apartment and it is an invitation for Kona to bark at everyone that passes by. I remember briefly thinking, hmm that's strange, but I quickly dismissed any ideas that something was out of the ordinary.

We then sat on the couch talking and snuggling with Kona, who is always desperate for attention after being home alone all day. At one point AJ asked for his computer and looked at something that I couldn't see. I asked him what he was doing, but he either didn't respond or I didn't hear what he said. I then got distracted and didn't follow up. After he put his computer away we started talking about what we wanted for dinner. I noticed that he kept looking past me instead of looking at me when we were talking. At first it didn't alarm me, but then he started doing it so frequently that I stopped in mid sentence and screamed "What are you looking at!?!".

It was then that his surprise was ruined. I knew something was up...he knew I knew something was up...so I finally squeezed it out of him. He ordered two Oxfords from Gap that were on sale for 12 dollars or something (I'm proud of him for getting a good deal!), but he felt bad only buying stuff for himself, so he bought a dress for me too! Behind me were the windows and he was keeping a lookout for the UPS truck. He had checked the status of the package on UPS.com when he was on the computer and opened the blinds on the window near the door so that the UPS man would know that we were home.

SNEAKY SNEAKY!

Now, this is a big deal because this is the longest AJ has ever been able to keep a surprise from me. He is no good at keeping secrets! This time he lasted a few days. He even hid the email confirmations so I wouldn't find them. Too funny.

Isn't he sweet!?

19 comments:

  1. You've got a sweetheart on your hands m'dear! :)

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  2. So sweet - and great taste in dresses! He's a keeper.

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  3. That is VERY sweet! He picked a great dress! I bet you look so cute! I LOVE wearing dresses and skirts; they always make me feel like more of a lady.

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  4. That is so sweet! And he has great taste!

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  5. That's funny that he felt bad for buying himself something without getting you something, too! How sweet. :)

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  6. love the dress!

    my hubs is the same way, he feels like he has to buy something for all of us before he can buy anything for himself.

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  7. What a classy move! Good job for the guy.

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  8. awww he is so sweet. I can't wait til you move next door to me so we can get packages for each other!! xo

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  9. That is so sweet! My husband is horrible at surprises too and always ends up telling me beforehand...but they are so fun! Cute dress, he did a great job :)

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  10. That is so cute and he has great taste...I LOVE the dress!

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  11. Cute dress! He is thoughtful AND has good taste :)

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  12. story = cute. dress = cute. all around cuteness!

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  13. How sweet of him! And that dress is so cute!

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  14. What a sweet thing for him to do :) Love the dress by the way :)

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  15. That is so sweet. Very very nice. It is also so very funny. Our husbands have to try SO HARD to keep things a secret from us, because we always figure it out! Smart, smart cookies we are!!!

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