A dash of Pepper…

…with a splash of Mint

For my weirdo.

Posted by Pepper on August 24, 2011

Every time there is a big meeting in Mint’s office, they lay out a spread of assorted mini brownies and other such bite sized goodies for the employees. And each time Mint bites into the little brownies and then saves the remaining bite sized bit for me. He puts away the half eaten pieces of little assorted cakes in his lunch box to bring home to me. I find it incredibly sweet.

A lot of times he comes home and says “I got something for you baby”, and then hands me his lunch box. I open it to find a variety of tiny, half eaten pieces of cake lying in there. Sometimes the pieces are so tiny, its laughable. Yet, he thinks of saving those bites for me. It makes me melt. They’re a reminder of his thoughtfulness and the fact that he wants to share all his delights with me.

I happened to mention this to a friend I was chatting with, and she said, ‘What? He smuggles the tiny, half eaten brownies from his office in his lunch box and brings them home to you? Haha, that’s weird”

Weird? Perhaps it is. It instantly reminded me of this picture I had seen.

So this one is dedicated to my favourite weirdo.

82 Responses to “For my weirdo.”

  1. Aww. Total sweetness. The quote is true in a weird sort of way.. πŸ˜‰

    About smuggling goodies – H does it all the time, but with fruits! They have a assorted fruit basket for employees in their company and he knows I am a passionate fruit lover πŸ™‚

    Lunch boxes serve so many unsaid purposes..and I love this one best!

    Kala tika on you two wierdos.

  2. Sig said

    LOVE it πŸ˜€

    And the quote rings true for me too – love it love it love it πŸ™‚

    You guys are so sweet (hahah literally!)

  3. rrmom said

    If bringing half eaten muffins and cakes from office is considered weird then count me in. I do it too. G works from home most of the time while I go to work everyday. Whenever there is goodies available at work, I bring it for the kids and him.

    • Pepper said

      I certainly don’t consider it weird.. But then, apparently some people do. More than the idea of bringing the stuff back home, my friend thought the ‘half eaten’ part was weird. I should tell her how many people consider that to be normal πŸ™‚

  4. WHAT? No, its not weird!! That is perfectly normal …. and sweeet! G does it all the time too! πŸ™‚

    Find love in small things, people! πŸ˜›

  5. Tan said

    Awww….choooo chweet πŸ™‚

    It is these small acts of weirdness that make us want to live our lives to the fullest πŸ™‚

  6. R's Mom said

    Awwww! this Mint guy na…I think I am half in love with him πŸ™‚

  7. Anusha said

    That was indeed very cute :)…….I remember my sister saving chocolates distributed on birthdays in school and bringing them home just to share with me …………..

  8. ashreya said

    how sweet.. so nice of mint. so, he think about you all the time . even during his meeting.. now its time to show this post to my husband and demand.. i am sure he would say, he would do that for his daughter and not me anymore.. πŸ™‚

  9. Ashwathy said

    I’ve seen this quote before, and completely agree with it…like I always have.

    About Mint?? He’s a precious gem. Hold onto him. I am yet to comment on your in-laws post, but hear this. For this guy, if you have to tolerate difficult parents because that’s part of the package…I’d say u do it gladly with no cribbing. He’s worth it.
    Period.

    • Pepper said

      He is a precious gem. And totally worth the difficult parents and a lot more. I don’t know how obvious it is, but I am quite crazy about that guy πŸ˜€ Even though he really pisses me off sometimes.

  10. Awwwwww that’s so sweet of him. I’d melt if my hubby ever did that to me. Sadly, he very rarely thinks of it. 😦 I am the one who carries little bite-sized pieces of all the goodies I get in my office, and take them back to him. I want him to share everything that I do and like and love.
    I see it as plain love and romance and sweet, and not weird at all.

  11. Scribby said

    cute cute super cute Mint πŸ™‚

  12. vishalbheeroo said

    hey
    We are all weirdos in some sense..don’t think he’s a weirdo..it’s sweet
    Cheerio

  13. neha said

    awwwwwww so cute !!!

  14. ashreya said

    i just saw a TV serial in sony. Saas bina sasural.. the heroine tulasi looks like you.. though i have not seen you, but from part pictures of you i guess you would be like her.. http://www.india-forums.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=1550370

  15. RS said

    Awww! Tiny bite sizes sound sweet πŸ™‚

    And that picture/writing is awesome!

  16. Kunal said

    A sweety weirdy cutey life…you people share πŸ˜€

  17. what a cute cute post! and very true too.
    We all have our little quirks.Normal and weird is so subjective. I find my MIL weird and my hubby finds his MIL weird πŸ˜€
    And we find each other’s quirks weird or cute based on the mood we are in πŸ™‚

  18. SR said

    Thats really sweet… !

  19. love the picture…maybe we all find our weirdos πŸ™‚

  20. Titaxy said

    if this doesn’t qualify for a biggggggg ‘awwwwwwww’ then i don’t know what does πŸ™‚ so so so sweet!

  21. Swaram said

    Aww hw sweet is that!

  22. That has to be the sweetest thing I have heard in quite a while now. You got yourself a keeper there Pep.

  23. how cute you two are!

  24. SK said

    So cute! And as a weirdo myself, dont find it weird at all. :–)

  25. neha said

    Awww… that is just so so so sweet!! Now I dont feel so bad about smuggling cookies home for S whenever we get goodies at work. Even I treasure these small gestures, which are in themselves so huge.. and so meaningful!

  26. Meenu said

    Such small small things make life beautiful na πŸ™‚

  27. Mint is a sweetheart I am telling you..let this love be always like this…

  28. Preethi said

    Thats so sweet of Mint and I dont find it weird at all. We do it all the time too. These small gestures do mean a lot.

  29. Suba said

    am a regular lurker at your blog ..but this is one awwwwwwwwwwwwwww post that i cannot help but delurk πŸ™‚

    May u have many more of such mushy aww filled moments in your life πŸ™‚ and love ur posts..

  30. Jack Point said

    Nice πŸ™‚

  31. ajay said

    That’s not weird but so cute of Mint. Super-like those lines! πŸ˜€

  32. Sona said

    Aww,lovely πŸ™‚ Wanting to share even the smallest of goodies is SUCH A wonderful thought.
    *goofy smile after reading this post*

  33. Childwoman said

    Cuteness! Sweetness! πŸ™‚

  34. Oh Emm Geee! So much cuteness! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    Remember the vodafone ad with the cute little girl who gives more chocolates to her best friend on her birthday?
    “Little you do for me and nobody else, makes me feel good!” πŸ™‚

  35. ashreya said

    here is a contest for my upcoming blog’s birthday.. please do participate.. check the details in the following link..http://ashreyamom.blogspot.com/2011/08/contest.html

  36. Chiquita said

    As they say…it’s about the imperfections that make the one perfect for you.
    Mint and you always have the cutest stories. I like πŸ™‚

  37. Tanishka said

    So sweet and thoughtful of him to do that…. Super cute… πŸ™‚

  38. scorpria said

    Awwww….that’s a load of sweetness in one tiny lunchbox! πŸ™‚
    Awesome!

  39. S said

    hahaha.. that’s so funnily romantic !!
    πŸ™‚
    Mint is a sweetheart really. You should write about the ‘cutest’ things that you do for him πŸ™‚ He is gaining more brownie points on your blog πŸ˜€

    • Pepper said

      I should actually! It will give me a chance to talk about how I give him coffee in hand, or how I lotion his feet because he is too lazy to do it and other stuff like that. But then, shouldn’t he be talking about all that?

  40. Bikram said

    wowo.. really .. thats not weird thats ROMANTIC…

    he is the MAN …

  41. […] class to take me shopping. He would bring me the mini cakes they served them in their school there. Just the way he did earlier.Β  He would seek my permission when he wanted to drink. He would bring me coffee and breakfast in […]

  42. […] Considering that we actually fight over food, it is strange that I find myself wincing when I have the opportunity to eat something interesting all by myself. I think of saving some for him. I picture him eating it. I imagine his reactions. Finishing it all up alone just doesn’t sound appealing. So I end up being more generous to him by saving him a good piece when he is not around. I suppose it is the same with him, which is why he brings me half eaten bite sized goodies from work. […]

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