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What to do, what to do....

November 27th, 2009 at 07:31 pm

I have today off from work. Yippee! My husband made plans to take a local Amish to a sale also, so he was gone by 9:30 this morning. (Double yippee!! Sssshhhh. Love ya honey, but it's nice to be home alone sometimes). So that left me wondering what to do with my free time. The whole time I was doing chores after he left, I kept thinking what I would most like to do in the 2+ hours before I leave the house to go meet up with them. And you know what i came up with? Squat!

I checked on my ebay items, answered a question about shipping to Canada, and revised the listing to show that I would ship to Canada. I checked email. I opened an ING Electric Orange account with the Black Friday special (go to www.ingdirect.com/BlackFriday) to get the $121 credit in 50 days. I read a few blogs. I walked the dog. I ate lunch, fixed my hair to reduce the "windblown look", and played a computer game. In other words, I did NOTHING worthwhile with my free time. No wonder my to do list of things I keep putting off is so long! When I have the time, I waste it!!

I might venture to Walgreens on the way to meet the guys to see if I can snag a few of their 3-day sale items. It's a small town, so it shouldn't be too crazy there, but I still doubt they'll have any of the good deals left.

Oh, and today is DH's birthday too. I don't have anything for him, at least not yet. We're both slackers in that department. On my birthday, he told me to go get something from him. I picked out a pair of nice pants for work for $15, and was happy. I don't DARE tell him to pick out something. His taste would run closer to $100 on some tool or doodad that would sit in a corner and rarely get used. I'm sure Black Friday would have been just the day to get that $100 tool for $50, but I am definitely NOT a Black Friday shopper!

Enjoy the rest of the day. If you got up to go shopping (or to work) at 4am, you ought to be in bed soon, so enjoy your sleep.

4 Responses to “What to do, what to do....”

  1. DeniseNTexas Says:

    Sometimes we need a day to ourselves. Glad you enjoyed yours. Smile

  2. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Well ... you did do something useful - opened an Orange account which will net you money in the future. Big Grin
    But even so, we all need time to just chill sometimes and not really accomplish anything "productive". Big Grin

  3. LuxLiving Says:

    Sounds like you got some things accomplished.

    I also enjoy the odd day to myself from time to time.

  4. baselle Says:

    Life's a marathon, not a sprint. You need the chill time, and if your errands would have burned a lot of extra gas, you saved yourself a couple of bucks there, also.

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