Lately my job situation has turned from bad to worse. I don’t think layoffs are in my near future, but boredom certainly will be. I can’t complain too much, (in fact my husband would say I shouldn’t complain at all), but I am feeling a bit blue about the situation.
I’ve kept a watchful eye on the bright yellow, flowered bowl pictured above for weeks and this afternoon after a bunch of depressing conversations with coworkers I decided to head to the mall to purchase it. I’m not typically an emotional shopper, but I knew the bright yellow color would brighten my mood.
When I arrived at the store the bowl was not on sale, but I showed the clerk the Internet price and she agreed to honor it. The item was listed at $29 in the store and $19.99 online, so that discount made a significant difference in the final price. I chose to purchase two bowls and presented the cashier with a coupon for $10 off a $30 purchase and a $25 gift card that I earned from an online survey site.
After the discount, coupon and gift card my total came to less than $7. Without the gift card, coupon and discount the total would have been over $60! I know I don’t really need these bowls, but I do love them.