I'm writing this on a Friday due to being a tad busy of late - but I shall link it with MissieLizzie's Blog for Magpie Monday where it shall be admired!
On Monday I popped into town for something or other in my lunch hour. While there I wandered into a new Charity shop I have not seen or visited before and I wasn't hunting for anything (although my current charity shop hand bag had just come all unravelled and broken that very day)
So when fate tapped me on the shoulder and pointed out a fine brown handbag I stopped for a look.
I'm not a designer handbag kind of person. I don't think I have even spent more than £25 on a bag and that was probably a one off. If a bag is over £15 I deem it 'pricey'. But (as the art fans say) ' I know what I like' and I liked this, it was big but not too big, smart but not too smart, casual but not... well you get the picture.
It was also £7.50. in Charity shop! I paused but still bought it, even the woman at the counter paused and said "£7.50 is that OK?" as though I may not have noticed, or, more likely, as if I looked like the sort of person that couldn't afford a £7.50 bag.
I have loved the bag since then. Today I read in the BBC News about a lady that stole designer handbags to sell on Ebay and for some reason I peeked at the label in my new bag and googled it.
My bag is a David Jones, RRP of about £50
I feel unexpectedly smug.
Unless you live on the moon or a very remote volcano I'm guessing you will be aware of the recent sudden surge of activity to save our p...
A brief chat among mummies on twitter this morning made me remember how I talked about swearing for the first time with darling daughter (DD...
This lunchtime we (DH and I ) decided to tell DD (aka 'the teen') that we had decided that after she starts sixth form college, for ...
So NetMums has annoyed me. An article in the news says that they did a survey and mothers admitted to ‘lying’ about how much quality tim...
Is your kitchen an old style Amish one? No electricity, a mangle and a washboard? Or are you a teensy bit more high tech? I have a few...