The Queen (and a giveaway)

Sweeping of floors and scrubbing of sinks.  Pampers and play dates.  Runny noses and phones ringing.  Hormones and headaches.  Trying and failing and trying again.
And of one of those days, yes THOSE days, Mr. Husband would come home from work and speak those two magical words, "Dairy Queen?"

He may have been tired from a day of physical labor, a demanding schedule or challenging co-worker, but on one of THOSE days he could see it in my eyes.  His way of showing the love was the gift of Dairy Queen.  A chance to get our family out of the house, skip the cooking and subsequent clean up.  Always a treat in the kids' meal for our little one and the splurge of hot fudge for me. 

Just.  What.  I.  Needed.
So, as the season for Thanks is fresh in our minds and we look forward to the season of Giving, please join me in turning your hearts toward the needs of others.  Keep your eyes open to share the "Queen" with someone around you who may be facing a challenging day.  Rather than a sundae, an offer to babysit a few hours may be appropriate.  Instead of a few french fries, maybe it could be a casserole.  In place of a soda, maybe a listening ear or caring word.  You get the picture - just go with it.
And if a hot fudge sundae would make your day, leave me a comment on this post for a chance to win a DQ gift card!  A random winner will be chosen December 15th.  A sweet treat from me to you in honor of Thanks and Giving and sharing the love.
(Note:  Dairy Queen has in no way endorsed this post, compensated me or provided the treat - it's all me and the Mr. - Enjoy!)
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  1. Mindy,
    Your husband sounds as sweet as mine! I love DQ, although my hips would protest..LOL! I'll skip the sundae though and go for the Pecan Mudslide. It has like 4 zillion calories and is divine! Did I say divine? is DIVINE.

  2. Aww, this would be lovely. :) thank you for the chance :)
    family74014 at gmail dot com

  3. My son would live on ice cream if we'd let him. He would think I was the best mom ever if I showed up at home with free ice cream!! :)

    2u3mommy at gmail dot com

  4. How sweet! Nothing says love like hot fudge, in my opinion. Hooray for the season of Giving! Thanks for getting the ball rolling. :)

  5. Who wouldn't love a hot fudge sundae? I also love their Blizzards! Thank you for the chance! :)

    deeg131 at gmail dot com