It’s the holiday season which means I’m in full present-buying mode.
I’m totally on the prowl for awesome gifts I can give to my family and friends.
I click on every Gift Idea List that I cross paths with – Amazon, Forbes, blog-based lists – you name it, I’ve been there.
The funny thing is that I still shop for my ex-boyfriends.
The other day, I saw a beautiful crab fabric on Spoonflower and instantly thought of my ex who had a thing for crabs.
In my mind, I was sewing crab pajamas for him.
And, of course the minute I see hot sauce I think of The Swede who is happily coupled up with a lovely Swedish lady.
I’ve never known someone to be as into spicy foods as he is.
I’m not sure how he still has a stomach lining.
Must be all that Viking food!
Naturally, even though I get the impulse to gift my exes, I never follow through.
That would just be sheer lunacy!
But the urge is there, every time I spot something PERFECT for someone I used to date I think, “Oh, he’d be so thrilled to get this!”
Even after all these years, habits are still hard to break.