Friday, May 21, 2010
What would you buy with $20?
Sorry, that wasn't a clever title for a giveaway post. No giveaway going on here. I just genuinely want to know what you would do with $20. Oh, but you can't spend it on bills or car payments or anything boring and responsible like that. And you can't spend it on stuff for your kids or your spouse. So I guess I should rephrase the question to be, "What would you buy for yourself with $20?" Because Bry gave me a (handmade--gotta love that) gift certificate for $20 for Mother's Day and I honestly don't know what to buy. And I don't want to just save it and save it (my typical hording habit) because then in a few months I'll start to feel like it expired or something and then I'll never use it. And then a little later I'll get to feeling bitter that I never used it and I'll start to use it a lot. As in, I'll buy a few things that cost $20. No good. So I want to spend it sooner than later, but I'm not sure what to get. I've thought of getting clothes, but when we went shopping last Saturday for a shirt I had planned on getting it just didn't fit right and so we left empty-handed. Besides, I just have a hard time paying ten smackeroonies on a shirt that I will basically just be wearing as an undershirt. Because even if/when I someday become skinny enough to wear it on its own, it's still too see-through. Lame. And I've thought about buying sewing or craft supplies, but there's just so much stuff I want that it seems like building a dam with the drop of a pebble. Which isn't to say it's not worth it, but it's hard to pick just one thing. Maybe these? (Technically I guess they'd be more than $20, but buying pinking shears for $2 seems like a pretty sweet deal.) Anyway, as you can see, I'm completely indecisive when it comes to deciding how to spend a specific amount of money. Any ideas?