I have been trying my best to avoid splurging on unnecessary purchases. In the last few weeks I have not purchased anything just for myself. In fact, it seems I’m armed with a list and coupons each and every time I head out to the store. I’m not a big impulse shopper but if I head out to the mall I will often come home with at least one unexpected item. I’m a sucker for 50 – 75% sales. If something costs just $1 or $2 I can’t seem to resist it.
Today I bought a 60 cent Christmas ornament from Hallmark that was originally $4.00. In the store I also fell in love with a heart-shaped mug. If you buy three Hallmark cards you can purchase the mug for $4.95. Deep in my heart I know I need this mug like I need a whole in the head. In fact, we boxed up a ton of old mugs and stored them in the garage. But I thought this mug would make such a great gift for my friends who love hot cocoa and tea.