Type A, aka “courage”: red base, clear crystals, small and large gold glitter Type B aka “puffpuff”: yellow base, clear crystals, small gold glitter, and large black glitter Type C aka “cunning”: green base, clear crystals, large gold and silver glitter Type D aka “wisdom”: blue base, clear crystals, small blue glitter, large gold glitter Type E: purple base, clear crystals, small blue and purple glitter, large gold glitter
“You’re bad at Christmas shopping and you asked me to help and oh my god, no one wants a set of salad tongs as a present.” + cs please
I love this silly prompt. Here’s a Modern AU holiday ficlet…
She doesn’t do this. Getting into business belonging to random strangers is so far out of her normal m.o., but the “oh god, I don’t know what I’m doing” looks he’s sent her way at least four times now are just - adorable - and she can’t stop her feet from moving back into his aisle.
“Please tell me you’re here to help, lass.”
“If by help you mean telling you that ‘no, even with the addition of painted on Christmas trees, festive salad tongs are an appropriate gift for absolutely no one’ is what you are looking to hear, then yes, I’m here to help.”
His bright blue eyes narrow slightly in confusion before looking down at the hand hovering said tongs over his empty basket.
“These are salad tongs? I thought they were…well, just the regular sort of tongs. You know, that…oh, bloody hell, I have absolutely no idea.”
Adorably flustered combined with tall, dark and handsome is apparently the perfect warmer to her usual icy exterior and she finds herself laughing while snatching the offending kitchen utensil right from between his fingers.
“Let’s start from scratch. Who are you buying for?”