teahouseblossom
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

      ( 11:08 PM ) teahouse
 
Evolution

The evolution of Valentine's Day in my relationship with the Husband:

Year 1: Fancy romantic dinner (4 courses) in a fancy restaurant, dancing, flowers, jewelry, large box of nice chocolates.

Year 2: Fancy romantic dinner (4 courses) in a fancy restaurant, large box of nice chocolates.

Year 3: Romantic dinner (3 courses) cooked at home by devoted boyfriend, large box of nice chocolates.

Year 4 (Year 1 of marriage): Romantic dinner (Chinese food delivery) ordered from local restaurant by devoted husband, small box of nice chocolates.

Year 5 (Year 2 of marriage): Romantic dinner at Popeye's fried chicken, bag of Hershey's Kisses.

Year 6 (Year 3 of marriage): 1 course pasta dinner cooked at home by devoted husband, fell asleep before dessert.
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11 comments



11 Comments:



OMG I laughed so hard when I read this. It's the same idea in Amy Tan's book (oh... which one??) when she describes falling in love and sharing a double bed and snuggling and by the 3rd year or so of marriage they're in a king bed so that they have lots of room to spread out.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 3:55 PM  

That's funny, but at least you are still getting a romantic dinner!

By Anonymous Kabitzin, at 7:18 PM  

ROTFL!!

By Blogger Ming the Merciless, at 9:47 PM  

Yep, this pretty much sums it up!

By Blogger Juliet, at 10:44 PM  

Funny! Did he at least cook it? Wait till you get to 24.

By Anonymous colleen, at 10:59 PM  

Ha! I've been married 27 years. I received a card and a big Hershey's Kiss, and felt lucky to get that!

Thanks for visiting my blog!

By Blogger CountryDew, at 6:19 AM  

love, just keeps getting better. it's the love you share and not the day that fills the heart

By Blogger ... Paige, at 8:30 AM  

Ummmn, Popeye's chicken??!! I loves me some of that!

Fun post. Love your progression. Yes, progression -- not regression.

xoxo

By Blogger Jannie Funster, at 12:55 PM  

For me in the 6th v-Day post marraige had the hubby waking up at 4 and catching an early morning flight for a conference !

By Blogger The Weekend Blogger, at 9:33 AM  

aww, but what you lost in romance you made up for in cozy? maybe year 7 is the charm when you wow and romance him.

By Blogger Pearl, at 6:57 PM  

Love it.

By Blogger Rebecca, at 3:31 PM  

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