Instead of flowers ...
... send me an Edible Arrangement.
Flowers are pretty, and I do enjoy them but they die after a few days. At least I could eat the fruit in an Edible Arrangement.
Instead of chocolates ...
|Snagged from the Facebook page of Beer Crazy, a great local craft beer source.|
I'm always interested in trying new brews. And I'd probably invite you to sample them with me. Bonus points if you know and include one of my favorites.
Instead of a teddy bear ...
... buy me a book.Maybe it's one of your favorites. Maybe it's something I've mentioned wanting to read. Or maybe it's just one you thought I'd like. Regardless, new books are always good gifts.
Instead of dinner at a fancy restaurant ...
|Who wants to split some Guru nachos with me?|
I would love another turn at Guru BBQ to try the brisket nachos or any of their smoked meats. I've still not been to Baru 66, Centro, or Malo either.
Instead of a big night out ...
I've become a big Iowa Wild fan, and an evening at the rink sounds better than something for which I need to dress up or be quiet. I would much rather be among my rowdy new hockey friends watching my favorite boys of winter. And don't be offended if I wear my Brett Sutter shirt. He's the reason I've grown to love the game so much, but he's on the ice and you're next to me, so really, you win. I haven't made it to a Des Moines Buccaneers game yet, but I'm definitely open to it.
Or you can save the fanfare for my favorite upcoming holiday ... Major League Baseball's Opening Day. Recognizing the beauty and wonder of that day is a surefire way to get to me.