Going Back For It
When I was at the Taste of Adams Avenue last the weekend, there was a Thai restaurant adjacent to an antique store.
So while Scott and Skylar held our place in line waiting for our food to be served up…
…I scampered in here!
Tons of old dishes that were cheap and new-to-me.
I may have to go back for a pretty dishes I saw.
I was in such a rush because I didn’t want to miss any Thai food , and was in and out of the store in 2 minutes. Just long enough to salivate over what could be some awesome dishes in store for me.
The thrift store that’s right by my house is great, and I’ve found some $1 specials…
I may need to go back for a few things.
Like this platter.
In terms of food, I’d like to go back for:
Everything is better with cinnamon & sugar. Including potatoes.
And I’ll always go back for desserts.
Everything about nutella + peanut butter screams, Go Back For It!
I’m glad you enjoyed my last post, Red, White & Blue foods and recipes, just in time for the 4th!
The winner of the Bamboo Travel Skirt Giveaway is:
Melissa @ Dash of East June 28, 2011 at 6:06 pm
Glacial Blue all the way! It’s almost my signature color I shop a lot at Express (I know, typical), but since I work from home, most of my clothing ends up being yoga/comfy type clothes that I find at Target or a sporting goods store (Sports Authority, Dick’s Sporting, etc.)
You know what? I’m really loving the Five Bamboo Artemis dress… might break down and buy it
Congrats, Melissa! Email me your shipping address.
1. We’ve all had experiences where for whatever reason, we didn’t buy something at the time, but after the fact, we spend hours and days and even months or years dreaming about said item. Anything you’re kicking yourself for not buying and wish to this day you had just bought it when you had the chance?
It’s hard to think of things off the top of my head but there have been a few jewelry items I’ve seen when traveling that I wish I had bought. I told myself I didn’t need them (and no one “needs” jewelry) but I do have a few kick-myself’s over one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces.
I also recently saw some cute dishes at my neighborhood thrift store and didn’t have my wallet with me when I popped into the store while running and the next day when I went back, the dishes were sold.
And I have actually put things down in stores like TJ Maxx or Marshall’s, walked around the store, went back to the shelf, and 20 minutes later it’s gone! Or in some other woman’s cart about to be purchased.
2. What was the last thing that you actually went back for and were relieved you could go back for it and the item was still there?
I’ve debated over jeans and clothing before. Trying to tell myself that I don’t need it, but after I get home, I have thought, ya know, I could really use this or that item, and went back for it. And was relieved it was still there.
3. Do you tend to talk yourself into or out of purchases?
Who knows if the pretty bowl from the antique shop will still be there when, or if, I actually make it back to the antique store. If it’s still there, I guess it was meant to be!
Sometimes I tell myself when I don’t know if I should buy something or not: If I am still thinking about this item in a few days and if I go back for it and it’s still there, then I was meant to have it.
Since I hate returning things, I tend to ponder. Maybe over ponder some purchases.
I actually talk myself out of many things and purchases saying, I don’t need it or I can do without this. When I decide to buy something, and do purchase it, it’s because I really thought about it and it was a planned purchase.
I am not really much of an impulse buyer. I can be, but not usually.
Happy 4th of July Weekend to all who are celebrating!