Saturday, May 2, 2009

Day 33- Buyer's Remorse

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, and I'm not a meteorologist or even someone who can spell meteorologist, but if these aren't record highs I don't know what is. 70 degrees, in Alaska, in May!? Too bad my whole house smells like a campfire since my neighbors were oh so kind enough to put their burn barrel right on the edge of my property and all my windows were open while I was gone for most of the day.

The Senorita, the kids and I spent the day garage sale hopping and buying more crap I don't need, mostly for the kids. It all seemed to be a good idea at the time, and I had no problem saying no to most of the suggested purchases like the iguana tank and tiny hooker boots. I got home and layed out all my purchases, because I'm a freak who feels the need to disinfect everything I buy at a yard sale. As I was cleaning everything I started to wonder why the heck I felt I needed 8 Mickey Mouse books. Little Man loves Mickey Mouse, but he loved him enough this morning before he had 8 new books. Why didn't I just buy one of the books? Where the heck am I going to put all the books? I think I failed garage saleing 101! I also failed spelling saleing (saling? sailing? sale-ing?)...

I did however find a Shelf Reliance Cansolidator for my pantry, and I think the lady may have thought I was a bit nuts when I admitted to dreaming about owning a Cansolidator at night. They're normally $45, and the shipping to Alaska is almost as much. I found it for SIX BUCKS, baby! Yeah!

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It was dusty and dirty and has some kind of tomato paste accident, but it wiped up brand new, and I'm hoping to use it halfway soon when I reorganize my pantry and cross that off my someday list.

All in all today was a good day, even though I could barely walk from shredding it this morning and last night. I did watch the previews in bed and possibly some of the warm up, but I did level 2 so that should make up for it. I've actually accomplished quite a bit today, and I even showered! Now if only I had something planned for dinner...

3 Thoughts From Others:

Xazmin said...

I have one of the great big Shelf Reliance units and I love it! So handy...and practical!

Also...I love the smell of campfire!

3 Peas in a Pod said...

Look at you shredding it!! You go girl! I'm on the hunt to find one of those shelf reliance cansolidators. That's exactly what I
need!!!!

Much love from NJ,
Sue
xoxo

Fishbacks said...

How is the shelf reliance consolidator working for you? I am so jealous:)

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