So last week we found out we would have to do some repairs on our house asap got a new crack in our foundation from a little quake, found out there was no way we could afford health insurance for both of us at the new rate, had a few other things come up, and just generally got overwhelmed.
Yesterday, after trying repeatedly to juggle the budget and realizing we just can't get that many balls in the air I sat down to relax by looking at stitchy stuff on the comp.
I was intent on narrowing my wishlist back down to 10 charts as I was feeling embarrassed by having 2 pages on there when DH came up and asked what I was doing. We chatted for a bit about various things while I was doing that, about not having money for Christmas presents this year, about working on the house, about how I was so lucky to have been given a gift certificate to finish kitting mini Eternal Promise. About how we only had about 20 dollars we could spend in the next few months. DH said I should order a chart as a Christmas gift to myself, since it would be about all we could afford.
Long story short I let myself get talked into it, since the charts were half price. But I asked him to pick the chart so it would be more like present. (Yes, we both know I have plenty of stitching and don't need another chart. You sort of had to be there.)
Anyway, he picked 2 from my wishlist and we blew our little bit of money. DH picked these.
And Woodland Guardian:
I'm a little suspicious of Woodland Guardian since he has always love that chart. lol
Things are tough all over, and this bit of silliness was unexpected and, well, silly. But I think we both needed something frivolous just now. And sweet. Sometimes he does something that reminds me of why I fell for him in the first place.
So there you have my Christmas in November. I can't think of any gift that he could come up with that would touch my heart more, all things considered.
Love you babe.