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Today, on Black Friday, I’d like to direct you to the post I wrote on my old blog after Thanksgiving weekend 4 years ago. This was back when we still went somewhere for Thanksgiving, and then I cooked the whole meal for us on Friday. This was just before I found out we were expecting Liv, when I still had in-laws, when niece was a baby and had a chance, and when Bud and Lucy were still so little. Isn’t it crazy how so many things can change in such a short period of time?

Here is the excerpt about my mixer, in case you aren’t clicking over:

All night on Thursday, Ed was talking about getting up early on Friday to go pick out a laptop. Circuit City had one on sale for $300. I told him he could do what he wanted so long as he didn’t wake me up. So he got up and went and when I woke up he was sound asleep back in bed. When we got up, he said that he hadn’t even gone, and I had no recollection of him leaving, so I believed him—until I went outside and saw a Dunkin cup in the car that I knew was not there the day before. I asked him f he was sure he stayed home and he insisted that he had. Anyway, Eddie got up and asked for some cereal and when I opened the cupboard, there it was, my new Kitchenaid stand mixer. For the last 2 years, any time I’ve mentioned getting one, he’s said no. It’s too expensive. I’ll never use it. So to say that I was shocked would be an understatement. I actually burst in to tears. Over a mixer. I am a lame ass.

I still say the mixer was the VERY best gift Hub ever bought me.

4 responses »

  1. I now have a Kitchenaid mixer, too! Which I apparently didn't according to my comment on the post 4 YEARS AGO.I can't believe we've been doing this for 4 years…can you?

  2. awwwww :DI love this!!!:)

  3. I LOVE that story! What a GREAT husband!!

  4. aw, that is SO sweet! And I'm with you on how drastically different our lives are in 1-year increments these days. Crazy.


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