I had a feeling my husband and I were not really meant for gift giving the year I opened a framed piece of foiled art of clowns. I think it was from one of those stands in the middle of the mall that pop up during Christmas time. Across from it you would find pencil sketched images of TuPac and Martin Luther King Jr.
Pat watched me open it and was all, “it’s kind of like you and me!” and I was just like…how? And where would I put it? Of course I smiled and thanked him and found a shelf for it, but I realized in that moment, that gift purchasing just wasn’t something Pat was really into. He also said as much. On Mommalogues this week, I talked about why I’m okay celebrating Christmas with my husband sans gifts:
Do you do gifts with your significant other?
Other topics we covered on Mommalogues this week include: