Holy Canvas Bins Batman!
April 4, 2011 6 Comments
After 10 wonderful days of this:
I really needed to indulge in some retail therapy. I really never in my wildest dreams thought I would ever live so far from grandchildren. I know I am luckier than a lot of women in that I have gotten to see her about every 3-4 months since she was born. I had $30.00 Kohl’s bucks and a $10 off any $20.00 purchase, so basically $40.00 to spend. I had given it to my daughter to buy some new shoes, but she did not find any she liked, so she remembered in the airport to give them back to me.
So with heavy heart I drive the 15 miles to town to bury my wounded heart at the retail altar…. I walked into Kohls and immediately spotted 80% off canvas bins. I immediately started feeling better. I picked up a few, went onward to the clearance racks of clothes, both for Ally and myself. Found good stuff, onward to the checkout. I found some long sleeve shirts to put away for the fall and some Christmastime shirts for Ally for $1.20!
I thought 26 canvas bins was plenty and out I went after saving $666.70 and paying $152.64 for the bins and 16 items of clothing. Pretty good shopping!
As I wheeled out to my Camry, I started thinking….did I get enough…what if I needed more and have to look back at this great price…what if I regret not getting more, after all my entire home needs to be organized…..I’m going back in…..
I went back to the display that obviously other people had noticed by then as there were an assortment of about 15 baskets left. I took a few more and put them on the checkout area, waiting for the person in front of me to be finished with their transaction, I kept eyeing the display….mmmmmm…..Nope couldn’t stand it, I went over and cleaned out the rack. Do you think I have a problem???
I have already started this project since today is Monday, Master Bedroom/Bath Day:
I have also used a bin to get all the sippee cups out of my cupboards and into the garage shelves until Ally is back for another visit. I figure I will keep more than a few empty for those times I need to clean quickly and can scoop a bunch into a bin and hide it! I know I have committed an organizing sin in buying before knowing what I am doing with them, but if you could see my house and how disorganized it is, you would forgive me….hehe.