Brownie Points

I have the best husband in the world.

My dear husband is out of town and I had a horrible migraine today. I was speaking with Corey on the phone, he asked what he could do for me. I jokingly asked him to FedEx me some tomato soup. Tomato soup is my favorite “sick” food after all. Corey knew this so he arranged for Jason’s Deli to deliver me some! How thoughtful is that??

Their tomato soup is awesome and my husband was so thoughtful to arrange for this delivery. He also ordered me my favorite sandwich, roast beef on whole wheat with Italian peppers, organic greens, and guacamole. Mmm . . . tasty. I’m impressed that he knew what my favorite sandwich was. He said that if he couldn’t take care of me in person, he wanted to find a way to take care of me from afar. He has scored major brownie points for this. ;)

He also bought me a tasty white chocolate macadamia nut cookie.

I ate the entire bowl of soup and my cookie. I decided to save my sandwich for tomorrow.

It is days like this that reminds me why I love my husband so much and why I married him. :)

Another surprise waiting for me when I got home was a package from Amazon.com. I had recently ordered two cookbooks and they finally arrived!

I bought So Easy: Luscious, Healthy Recipes for Every Day of the Week by Ellie Krieger and The Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook. Yay! I have already seen a couple of recipes in these books that I want to try just by skimming through them. I can’t wait to try some.

I may have been sick, but the day still ended on a high note. :)

Question: What is your favorite “sick” food?

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21 responses to “Brownie Points

  1. Your husband is THE best!!! :) How sweet of him to do that for you! :) I’d call that love. :)

    I am totally checking out that Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook!!! :)

  2. Aw that’s so sweet!! My favorite sick food is soup too. It always makes me feel better. Oh and ginger ale! Haha!

  3. Your husband is a keeper! Hope you are doing well! (and is that a border collie in your header??? I have one too…)

  4. That is SO sweet! You are very lucky :) Your cookbooks look fantastic – I want both of those!

  5. It’s so odd but when I’m sick I crave my mom’s french toast. I guess it brings me back to childhood.

    And what a fantastic husband to care for you even when away. Impressive!

  6. What a sweetheart! That soup is sure to cure you right up :)

  7. That’s the sweeeeeetest!!!!! :)
    carbs = sick food! :)

  8. Your husband is so sweet!
    My favorite sick food is definitely chicken soup. When I was a kid my mother always made me her soup when I was sick or just feeling down. I would cry from college “I WANT YOUR SOUP!!” Then I realized how easy it is to make! I swear it cures me every time!

  9. That is theeeee sweetest thing!!!! My fav sick food is soup as well…. it is so comforting!

  10. That is so sweet! Just hearing that makes me happy :)

  11. That is so amazing! Most men would never think to ACTUALLY do something like that. Sounds like you got a good one. :)

  12. That is absolutely so sweet of your husband. :) My favorite sick food is soup too. It’s just so warm and comforting and perfect for when you’re not feeling well.

  13. What a sweet hubby!! My favorite sick food is also soup…preferably chicken noodle soup!!

  14. Awwwww… that was so nice of your hubby! He does deserve major brownie points.

  15. Super sweet :) Your hubby definitely scored some brownie points with this one! My favorite “sick” food is definitely grilled cheese–I never eat it any other time of year, but when I’m sick, I crave it!

  16. Awww, that is SO sweet! Looks like some good soup too.
    My favorite sick food is soup too – preferrably Minestrone! :-D

  17. Uh oh – I hope you aren’t getting what I just had…it was miserable! Your husband is the best :)
    My favorite sick food was clearly everything in site because I was like a garbage disposal!!

  18. my fav sick food is just plain old soup and toast

  19. I didn’t know PB&Co had a cookbook! AH! Let me know how it is; I am so getting it:) So glad I found your blog btw, I really can’t wait to read more!

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