Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Retail Therapy, Part Deux

More retail therapy today. Many of you will remember my shop-gasm a month or so ago when I bought much black clothing that looks hot (you'll have to take me at my word). Today I threw in a little color...

1. Lime green polo
2. Black/white/silver ribbon watch
3. Camo green purse with a limey and brown funky paisley insert. Might have to take a pic of this one.
4. One pair of large silver hoop earrings. My others are on their last leg.
5. A hard to kill 5-subject notebook for all the notes I'll be taking in two weeks' time.
6. Bust Magazine
7. Sushi for Beginners, by Marian Keyes. Chick lit, not a how-to sushi book.

And I think that's it. I was on the verge of buying a black/white polka dot bag for school. It was built briefcase style, but you could carry it as such or as a shoulder bag. It was padded. It was adorable. It was not big enough for 800 books.

16 comments:

  1. i'm a little jealous - that sounds like a fabulous shopping trip!!!

    my last shopping trip involved a ghetto destiny's child cassette tape for my new car that sports only a tape player (wtf?) and green apple rock candy... both of which were bought from a not-so-local Cracker Barrel.

    the things girlfriends will do for entertainment late at night in a country town.

    in other news - *must* see pictures of that stunning purse!

    you should post a picture of you wearing/holding all your new items.

    and.............. Bust Magazine? let me know about that one.

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  2. Retail therapy is my FAVORITE!!!

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  3. BECKY!! Have you never read Bust?? It's fantabulous...the anti-Cosmo if you will. There's a link to it under the "terminally bored" section of my sidebar. This issue looks to be fab. I've already read about an all-woman skydiving club and now I'm working on an article on America's Next Top Model.

    I'm a bit jealous of the green apple rock candy. I should've bought a big mess of it this weekend when I was near a candy store.

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  4. Addict,
    I vote for the pic of you and your bike on your blog, but that pic you're sporting now is stunning as well.

    Retail therapy is great...with hair therapy coming in a close second. My hairdresser is my therapist.

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  5. Ahhh...retail thera-gasms. Yummm.

    I think I'm due one of those soon...oh shoot, I had one this past weekend.

    I think I'm due a book-buying-gasm actually.

    Hope you like the Keyes book, I haven't read that one yet.

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  6. Aahhh gotta love the retail therapee! I have a few Keye's books. I like them b/c they are mindless and easy to read and oh so gurly! you are welcome to borrow some, I'll send them to you if you want but I have a feeling once school starts you will have no time for liesurly reading...?

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  7. Not that I mind the variety, but good God woman, can't you leave your profile pic alone??? Just kidding. I think I like this one the best, other than maybe that one of just your eyes. And Dark Lady.

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  8. Glad your shopping trip was more successful than mine. I' ve just had a whinge about it on my blog. I must shop for more purses and shoes.

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  9. Awesome. I need some retail therapy, but I don't want to buy anything until I lose more weight.

    Ick. Put the donut down.

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  10. sounds like good stuff to me! can't wait to see the purse. doc says no go on the baby. i guess he'll be in there for a little while longer anyway. :P not eta as of yet! don't you love buying empty notebooks? i do. maybe that's just me though...

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  11. you sound like you're worse than me for shopping. i've banned myself from setting foot inside anything other than a supermarket for the next two months. im practically bankrupt at this stage!

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  12. Heatheroo,
    I highly recommend the book-gasm. Those are the best kind, and you can have as many as you want!

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  13. FunkyB,
    I would sooo totally take you up on the Keyes books, but you're absolutely right that I'll have zip, zero, nada time in two weeks. Shit, one and a half weeks. My vacation is almost gone.

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  14. Os,
    I didn't like the other one so much, so I changed it. You can bet it won't be the real me for more than a week. It'll be back to the dark lady. I just want you all to know I'm constantly watching everything you do, so I have to pop in personally from time to time.

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  15. Skinny,
    Purses and shoes are my favorites. It hardly ever matters that I have a big chest and butt when I'm shopping for accessories. yay!

    Aughra,
    I'm with you. I need to start workin' out again and shed another size or two.

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  16. Clack,
    I love school supplies in general, but empty notebooks are, by far, the bestest. You do know I expect massive amounts of baby pics, yes?

    ams,
    I'm usually not this bad. I only really splurge once or twice a year, so it just sounds bad. That's what I try to tell myself anyway.

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