Tuesday, October 26, 2010


Hey, I'm coming back with this freebie to join

Free Centerpiece!!

My Sweetie Brings me flowers every Wednesday!!
My Sweet Old Bob has been doing the grocery shopping 
for many years. He took on the chore after I had back surgery.
He thought he did a better job than I and I never told him any different.
For a year or so I thought he was such a sweetie
and still romantic after 50 plus years (he truly is a sweetie). 
One day I accompanied him on his Wednesday shopping trip.
The produce manager comes up to "Mr. Romantic" and says
"Mr. Bob don't forget to pick up "the little lady's" flowers today".
It seems the produce manager actually
GIVES him a bouquet of his choice each week.
My sweetie is a retired food broker and really chews the "fat"
with everyone each week. They apparently love his visits.

That particular week, the produce manager got the kiss, on the cheek, instead of
"Mr. Romantic".
So you see, I get flowers, sweet old Bob gets a bargain (and a kiss) 
and the staff at the market enjoys hearing about the "golden olden days".
Everyone Wins!
I hope you enjoy the beautiful arrangement that results.

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Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Oh...my heart just melted. Sweetest thing ever! Tell Bob I wish there were more men left in this world like him!

Jackie said...

Morning, that is a beautiful arrangement and I loved the little story about how he gets them. He is obviously very popular in the store!! Jackie in Surrey, UK.

Martha said...

What a lovely arrangement -- and what a clever container for your bouquet. No matter why he gets the flowers, it is still nice that you get a weekly bouquet. There is nothing like fresh flowers in the house to make one feel good!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Great story and you made a beautiful arrangement-enjoy:@)

Jenny said...

What an amazing husband -- I love the story. Thanks for sharing :)

Pat said...

The centerpiece is beautiful. I love your clay duck casserole.

Love the story, too!

Miss Char said...

What a sweet story, I would say YES that man is a keeper. Your tabletop arrangement is beautiful.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

How beautiful. I can't do fresh flowers at all, I am in awe. Love that you've used the duck tureen, what a great idea. So pretty. Beautiful display. Thanks for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I love those flowers! They are lovely, and so is the story.


Sheila :-)

Life in Rehab said...

What an adorable tale, a lovely centerpiece, and a sweet hubby to boot.

annh said...

Wow! that is really pretty, love the colours and such a treat from a wonderful hubby.
Happy week

Deb S. said...

He He He!!!! Hubby's are something else hunh? You did a fantastic job arranging them. I was eyeing your platter in the background too! LOVE IT!!!

Life with L said...

Beautiful display you have arranged. Your hubby is a sweetheart and a keeper. Enjoy!

The Homemaker said...

It turned out to be a beautiful centerpiece, but I love more the romantic story behind it. Thanks for sharing!

linda said...

wow we what a guy he sounds like fun Ginger i love the way you did your flower arrangment it looks so pretty .You are just so creative:) hugs Linda

we three dogs and me said...

Oh how sweet what a guy. I wish my hubby was still with me. He loved to make peanut butter frosting and did the washing ,grocery shopping,and was so considerate thinking of my comfort first.

Anita said...

That is truly sweet!! Love the centerpiece too!!

xinex said...

What a sweet hubby! If all hubbies were like that, divorce would never exist. And a lovely centerpiece.....Christine

Jenny said...

SG -- thanks for visiting and leaving such a nice comment. If you win, I'll be sure to save them for you!!!
Talk to you soon

WhisperWood Cottage said...

Great story! Thanks for linking up to The "Autumn Décor" Talent Scouting Party at WhisperWood Cottage!

Alycia Nichols said...

I never knew the story behind the free flowers, so I'm really, really glad you posted the link today!!! Bob is such a sweetheart for wanting to make sure your week is filled with happiness with the presence of fresh flowers. The produce manager is a doll for helping to make that happen!

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