This post has no real purpose but to show off how awesome Mark is and to spazz about food. He surprised me (okay, he didn’t really, I asked for most of these things. He did throw in some granola and the letters which were a surprise!) with a package and some special letters. On a side note, those letters were extremely sweet and made me teary eyed. I love how thoughtful and caring Mark is and I was totally surprised by what he sent me. I won’t share the letters, because those are special things for only me to see.
Back to the package: these are some items here that I either can’t find here (cinnamon) or they are waaaayyy too expensive (the honey here is 1/4 of that bottle and costs about $6, same with the peanut butter). I’m so excited to be able to eat toast with peanut butter! And oatmeal with cinnamon, or cinnamon pancakes, or yogurt and granola! There are many possibilities with these ingredients. I’m actually about to make glazed sweet potatoes with the honey, that’s how excited I am. I really want to go to the store, so I can buy bread and have the peanut butter. I could also just stick a spoon into the peanut butter and eat it that way (please tell me other people have done this and I’m not just gross and weird…).
Even though this may not seem like a lot, it feels like a little bit of home has been shipped to my apartment here in Japan. If I could, I would ask for Mexican food or In-n-Out, but unfortunately, you can’t send those through the mail… Either way, I’m so happy that I have an awesome boyfriend like Mark who went out and got me these things! Happy breakfast for a while! (My excitement is through the roof if you couldn’t tell).
If you’re an expat, what are some goodies that you’re missing? If you’re not, what are things you can see yourself missing?
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