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About That Holiday Shopping

So.  Last night, I went to opening night of the annual KIA Holiday Art Sale (a major fundraiser to benefit the Art School where I take classes).  I wanted to get a headstart on my holiday shopping.

Oh, I did some shopping alright. . .

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For MYSELF!

(Cute pottery sheep.  Adorable, non?)  (What fiber-lover could resist?)

Does this happen to anyone else?  You go out to shop for the holidays . . . and come home with something for yourself?

Oh, well.

It's Friday.  Have a great weekend!

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Vera

All.The.Time. II could not/would not have resisted that cute sheep.

Carole

Always. And then we go out to eat. My best shopping is done online.

kathy b

Oh yes. Happens often. And that's ok by me. :)

Kat

Hmmm... you mean you are not supposed to do that? LOL

And, the sheep is adorable!!

Bonny

Oh, yes! I would have wanted to buy every single one of those gifts for myself, and especially that yarn bowl. I've done that before, and just tell John that I've saved him the trouble of Christmas shopping for me. We both win; I get gifts that I like and he really doesn't have to shop which he hates. Enjoy your presents!

Geri

Every year! Sometimes I can’t resist a good sale!

Jane

Oh yes. At our house it works out well because my husband does not like to shop. Books seem to be my downfall. I buy one for most of my family and along the way I choose a few for myself. Yarn is another shopping rabbit hole. Yesterday my dear husband asked if I had ordered my Christmas yarn yet? Well - no so I best shake a leg.

Dee

I have a feeling it is going to happen tomorrow. :::wink:::

However, in our family we don't exchange gifts so ...........I'm guessing what I buy is ALWAYS FOR ME!!! LOL

Mary

That sheep is most adorable ... and I'm smiling at all the comments. Apparently, we all feel the same about shopping!

margene

How COULD you resist the beautiful sheep and yarn bowl! Handmade/art things are the best of the best and you deserve it! I always feel as if I'm selfish and can't think of others when I find things I'd love to own. Is Christmas/birthday, etc. shopping ALL about me? But, then I hear you, and many others, do the same. Fortunately, I am able to get my shopping for others done, but with a few added items I love.

Patty

Having returned from our shopping weekend I'm happy to report several new items in my relax-at-home and work-out wardrobes. ;-) And that sheep is the best!

Caffeine Girl

Yes! I have a terrible time with this. I often buy presents for myself as well as others. However, my husband doesn't like to buy gifts, so I just count those as his gift to me!

Debbie Kuppusamy

If I'd have been with you we'd have been buying two of them!!

Vicki

Oh my, yes. Some years are better/worse than others!!

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