My dad is impossible to buy for. But does anyone have a dad whose easy? I doubt it. Mine complicates things by saying he'd be happy with anything and requesting socks every year.
He further complicates things by not being your average father. He doesn't watch sports, he doesn't play golf, and he buys what he wants.
Has anyone ever successfully purchased a gift for their father that they want to share?
So awhile ago I attended an event at The Grand America with Wade. It was red carpet, for real, fancy. And there was a table outside the VIP cocktail suite that had free socks. Nice socks. So I took some. I told Wade to put them in his pocket for me and he refused. I just had a fancy clutch, no purse. But I took them anyway and carried them around with me all night. Classy!
Two nights ago Kyle took me to an event downtown. We were walking around enjoying the exhibits, meeting new people, and eating the fabulous food when I noticed that one of the food tables had Ruby Snap cookies. I had never had one before, but I knew they were expensive. Like 20 dollars for a dozen (not lying.) So... I put a couple in my purse. A couple of different times. Classy.
I made Kyle try one of the cookies. It had a rich chocolate mousse filling. Kyle response was "there is something spicy in that cookie."
"Like what?" I ask. "Like whiskey" he tells me. "Well get over there and grab me another whiskey cookie!" Turns out... No whiskey. They had a spicy pepper in the middle. They were delicious.
And I just now, while finishing this blog, ate the last whiskey cookie. That I stuffed in my purse two nights ago.
Please, I'm always available for your event. You know... if you need to add a little spice! I mean class.
Scott: Just Kiss him
Scott: Just a little kiss
Me: I can't
Scott: Like not even on the cheek?
Scott: Why not? He is like the perfect guy!
Me: Because If I kiss him, he'll probably want a date to go with it.
Me: And if we date he will probably want a girlfriend to go with it.
Scott: That sounds fine.
Me: And if I become his girlfriend he will probably want a fiance to go with it.
Scott: Isn't marriage what we are all looking for?
Me: And if we get engaged he'll probably want a wedding to go with it.
Scott: That seems logical.
Me: And if we get married he will want a baby to go with it.
Me: All from one little kiss.
Scott: So you can't kiss him... because... you might get everything you've always wanted?
Dad: But why aren't you dating him anymore?
Me: I can't get past the fact that you called him polite.
Dad: What's wrong with that?
Me: Well you met him and that was your only impression.
Dad: Well he was polite.
Me: When you met Drew and I asked for your opinion, you told me to marry the guy!
Dad: But there's nothing wrong with this one.
Me: Well polite isn't exactly on the top of my list dad.
Dad: Well it SHOULD be. Isn't that pretty important?
Me: But I don't want that to be the only thing you come away with after meeting him.
Dad: But he's considerate right? He's really good to you?
Me: Oh for sure dad, the best.
Dad: Well Reese...
Me: and dad... Kate called him boring.
It's just a tad different from my other listed stations.
This is a change I can get behind.
* I am grateful for Zac who can ALWAYS make me laugh.. and always has time even though he has NO time.
* I am grateful for Kate who tells me "at least you don't have three GIANT acne's like I do" and then snapchats me a picture of them.
* Jill who likes to talk quilt patterns, missing moms, and icky boys.
* Cameran who doesn't mince words and constantly reminds me of my worth, and where that worth should stem from.
* Sarah who checks up on me from all the way across the country, lets me know she loves me, and is a fabulous substitute mom for me.
* Kyle A who gives me the man logic straight talk, and doesn't take any of my excuses.
* Kyle D. who calms my heart, and offers to rescue me from any form of "monster" that may present itself.
* Lolly who lets me snuggle her baby while she whips up a delicious meal.
*The boss man who buys me a Diet Coke so I'll stop "sounding like an opera singer."
It is all up from here!