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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Talk About Tuesday


I went a little crazy at the mall last night. I didn't even buy things for people other than myself. Oops.

It all started when I needed some jeans. I had purchased a new pair early last month and I loved them. I was pretty much wearing them constantly so I figured that I needed another pair. I had a coupon to use but it was one where I had to spend a certain amount to get a big chunk taken off. No problem. I could use some long sleeve tops.

I started in the clearance section. I spotted a denim jacket. I couldn't pass it up. I found a blue sweater. I tried it on. When I came out of the dressing room I got some major oohs and aahs (not even from the sales staff--from other shoppers!). Can you really pass up a sweater that makes other people ooh and aah? I can't.

Then one of the staff let me know that she had a coupon that would work better for me (I had passed my previous coupon's minimum purchase) but I had to find $25 more worth of clothes and it would cost the same amount as I would have paid with my coupon. I found two long sleeve tees that were just over $30 but she discounted them down to $25 because this lady likes me (she gave me a little bit of a discount last time I was in there, too!).

Here's the tally:

Jean Jacket
Blue Sweater
Ivory Camisole
Blue long sleeve tee
Green long sleeve tee
Jeans

I got all of that for under $100! I'm feeling pretty darn good about my purchases and now I have to plan outfits for everyone else around my new blue sweater for our pictures!

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9 comments:

  1. Way to go!
    Mom

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  2. That's great. I love when I can shop and not break the bank!

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  3. Wow, I've never been ooh'd and ahh'd. Thats awesome. Sounds like you had a great shopping trip.

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  4. I need to escape the kids one of these days and go shopping. Sounds fun even if you come home with nothing!

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  5. Yes! Gotta love that little adrenalin that come from getting a super deal. And you didn't even have to be there with all the Christmas shoppers.

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  6. You're my kind of shopper! Glad you found such good deals. I'll be looking for these new outfits!

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  7. Oh my gosh! What a great deal. Good for you!!

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  8. I gotta go shopping, shopping, shopping...! I feel those sales pulling me....

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