Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

There's a lot of stuff in the world; somehow it keeps finding its way into my house.
What Did You Buy?
Two bunches of Queen Anne’s Lace.
How Much Was It?
$7.00 from the Flower Market.
Do You Like It?
It’s lovely, but I didn’t do it any favors with the arranging.
Will You Keep It?
It’s dropping little white bits all over my dining room table, so I’m giving it another day or two at most.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
I thought I was a better flower arranger than I am. 

What Did You Buy?

Two bunches of Queen Anne’s Lace.

How Much Was It?

$7.00 from the Flower Market.

Do You Like It?

It’s lovely, but I didn’t do it any favors with the arranging.

Will You Keep It?

It’s dropping little white bits all over my dining room table, so I’m giving it another day or two at most.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

I thought I was a better flower arranger than I am. 

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What Did You Buy?
An order of the monkfish liver special from Sugarfish.
How Much Was It?
$7.00-ish?  
Do You Like It?
On the fence — it was so … fluffy.
Will You Keep It?
Sugarfish is forever, but maybe I’ll stick to the uni on future visits.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
It just sounded so appealing. 

What Did You Buy?

An order of the monkfish liver special from Sugarfish.

How Much Was It?

$7.00-ish?  

Do You Like It?

On the fence — it was so … fluffy.

Will You Keep It?

Sugarfish is forever, but maybe I’ll stick to the uni on future visits.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

It just sounded so appealing. 

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What Did You Buy?
The No. 19 from Langers (pastrami, cole slaw, swiss, and Russian dressing on rye), french fries, a cup of black coffee, and strawberry jello.
How Much Was It?
$15.20 for the sandwich.  
Do You Like It?
YES.  It is the finest sandwich in the world.
Will You Keep It?
I want to live there.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
We were introducing a new co-worker to the wonders of the No. 19. 

What Did You Buy?

The No. 19 from Langers (pastrami, cole slaw, swiss, and Russian dressing on rye), french fries, a cup of black coffee, and strawberry jello.

How Much Was It?

$15.20 for the sandwich.  

Do You Like It?

YES.  It is the finest sandwich in the world.

Will You Keep It?

I want to live there.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

We were introducing a new co-worker to the wonders of the No. 19. 

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What Did You Buy?
Malin + Goetz eucalyptus body wash
Caudalie Premiers Vendanges moisturizing cream
Smashbox High Definition foundation in Light 1
ByTerry Mascara Terrybly
Nippies|Skin (stick on boob covers)
How Much Was It?
$160.00  
Do You Like It?
For $50, the mascara better be the best mascara to ever be swiped on an eyelash.
Will You Keep It?
Yes, unless the mascara doesn’t pan out, at which time I will return it immediately and throw a massive fit in the process.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
Honestly, because I love makeup.

What Did You Buy?

  1. Malin + Goetz eucalyptus body wash
  2. Caudalie Premiers Vendanges moisturizing cream
  3. Smashbox High Definition foundation in Light 1
  4. ByTerry Mascara Terrybly
  5. Nippies|Skin (stick on boob covers)

How Much Was It?

$160.00  

Do You Like It?

For $50, the mascara better be the best mascara to ever be swiped on an eyelash.

Will You Keep It?

Yes, unless the mascara doesn’t pan out, at which time I will return it immediately and throw a massive fit in the process.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

Honestly, because I love makeup.

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What Did You Buy?
One dozen chocolate salted caramel tarts from Little Flower Candy Company.
How Much Was It?
$40.00  
Do You Like It?
Tarts are amazing — salted caramel is my favorite flavor.
Will You Keep It?
They were gone in a day.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
I bought these for Young Adult Book Club — we read Philip Pullman’s “The Golden Compass.”  I sprinkled some gold edible stars on top and passed them off as alethiometers.

What Did You Buy?

One dozen chocolate salted caramel tarts from Little Flower Candy Company.

How Much Was It?

$40.00  

Do You Like It?

Tarts are amazing — salted caramel is my favorite flavor.

Will You Keep It?

They were gone in a day.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

I bought these for Young Adult Book Club — we read Philip Pullman’s “The Golden Compass.”  I sprinkled some gold edible stars on top and passed them off as alethiometers.

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What Did You Buy?
Subscription to BeautyBar.com's “Sample Society.”  Yes, yet ANOTHER monthly sample box.
Alterna Boho Waves Texture Mist
Caudalie Premier Cru Eye Cream
Oscar De La Renta Live in Love Eau de Parfum
Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip Plumper
Murad Clarifying Cleanser

How Much Was It?
$15.00 (30% more than other services) 
Do You Like It?
Samples are much fancier than bunkbox birchbox.  I’m actually quite pleased!
Will You Keep It?
Yes — at least for another month or two.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
Fun stuff in the mail!

What Did You Buy?

Subscription to BeautyBar.com's “Sample Society.”  Yes, yet ANOTHER monthly sample box.

  1. Alterna Boho Waves Texture Mist
  2. Caudalie Premier Cru Eye Cream
  3. Oscar De La Renta Live in Love Eau de Parfum
  4. Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip Plumper
  5. Murad Clarifying Cleanser

How Much Was It?

$15.00 (30% more than other services) 

Do You Like It?

Samples are much fancier than bunkbox birchbox.  I’m actually quite pleased!

Will You Keep It?

Yes — at least for another month or two.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

Fun stuff in the mail!

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What Did You Buy?
Admission to the World of Coca Cola factory tour.
How Much Was It?
$11.50 
Do You Like It?
There are few things I love more in this world than a factory tour.
Will You Keep It?
I’ll bring Z next time.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
You can taste 60 different Coca Cola products, including “Fanta Exotic.”  FANTA EXOTIC, people.

What Did You Buy?

Admission to the World of Coca Cola factory tour.

How Much Was It?

$11.50 

Do You Like It?

There are few things I love more in this world than a factory tour.

Will You Keep It?

I’ll bring Z next time.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

You can taste 60 different Coca Cola products, including “Fanta Exotic.”  FANTA EXOTIC, people.

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What Did You Buy?
The “Midnight Train” from Gladys and Ron’s Chicken n Waffles.
How Much Was It?
$10.50 (not including tax, tip, or the spicy shrimp appetizer I ordered)
Do You Like It?
The waffle was great!  The chicken was a little limp.
Will You Keep It?
Probably won’t be back.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
I wanted to have at least one good meal while in Atlanta for work — I thought this would be it. 

What Did You Buy?

The “Midnight Train” from Gladys and Ron’s Chicken n Waffles.

How Much Was It?

$10.50 (not including tax, tip, or the spicy shrimp appetizer I ordered)

Do You Like It?

The waffle was great!  The chicken was a little limp.

Will You Keep It?

Probably won’t be back.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

I wanted to have at least one good meal while in Atlanta for work — I thought this would be it. 

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What Did You Buy?
Admission to the Georgia Aquarium.
How Much Was It?
$0.00 (normally $34.95 for adults, but the firm hosted an event there)
Do You Like It?
We were in the room with the whale sharks.  Who doesn’t like whale sharks?
Will You Keep It?
Definitely going back — this time with Z.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
Work event was forced business development time, but the aquarium was really a marvel.

What Did You Buy?

Admission to the Georgia Aquarium.

How Much Was It?

$0.00 (normally $34.95 for adults, but the firm hosted an event there)

Do You Like It?

We were in the room with the whale sharks.  Who doesn’t like whale sharks?

Will You Keep It?

Definitely going back — this time with Z.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

Work event was forced business development time, but the aquarium was really a marvel.

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What Did You Buy?
6 shallow bowls hand painted with cherry blossoms and gold birds.
How Much Was It?
$10.00 for all six — Hooray for yard sales!
Do You Like It?
YES!
Will You Keep It?
They will go into daily rotation.
Woman, Why Did You Buy That?
$10.00 for handpainted bowls?  How could I leave them behind?

What Did You Buy?

6 shallow bowls hand painted with cherry blossoms and gold birds.

How Much Was It?

$10.00 for all six — Hooray for yard sales!

Do You Like It?

YES!

Will You Keep It?

They will go into daily rotation.

Woman, Why Did You Buy That?

$10.00 for handpainted bowls?  How could I leave them behind?

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