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New *piggy* bank and new toy

November 6th, 2011 at 11:37 pm

Shh... hubby is in the kitchen cleaning up and starting dinner. That *never* happens. In fact, I did the dishes yesterday and he came downstairs and said "You did the dishes? So much for me making an effort!" What is he up to??

Well, I'm not going to complain. I'm sitting here playing with my new toy! I've been wanting a "real" netbook for a while now. I have a 7" Asus EEE, but the screen is just too small. I've seen this deal at Target a couple times before, so I decided to jump on it this time. I splurged on an 11.6" Acer Aspire One. It's on sale this week for $197. I thought that was a GREAT price for this little computer.

I actually picked it up Thursday at full price, then went back today for a price adjustment. I didn't care to get to Target early and I wasn't sure how popular this deal would be. I couldn't believe how easy the price adjustment was! No effort whatsoever. I'm quite happy with the netbook and the price adjustment experience.

While we were at Target, we decided to wander around and look at clearance. Picked up a cute Halloween costume for me and a polo shirt for DH to wear to work. Then we wandered by the piggy banks so I could laugh at the new designs. There was only one piggy bank I wanted - the chrome piggy - and I found that at a yard sale this past summer. Well, well, well... I could not believe my eyes today!!





Whoa. Best bank EVER!! Yes, it's riding the conveyor belt to come home with ME. Big Grin

I don't usually spend money on myself, so this has been an odd weekend. The netbook was a purchase I've been planning for a while - and the dinosaur was a total splurge! That part is not like me at all.

We also ran to Rite Aid to roll our +Ups. Is it sad I was so excited that the deodorant I use was a money maker deal? Wink Picked up 4 deodorant and 4 laundry detergent - preferred brand for my mom and DH. It was a really great shopping day and we didn't do much at all.

Other than that, we mostly took things easy this weekend. We both had a very long week and weren't up for much. Got a few things done around the house, so can't complain.

6 Responses to “New *piggy* bank and new toy”

  1. Looking Forward Says:

    Cute bank. Smile

  2. patientsaver Says:

    That's a piggy bank? Looks more like a turtle with warts, or maybe a dinosaur! Smile

  3. dmontngrey Says:

    Big Grin Yes, it was in with the piggy banks. You are correct, it's a dinosaur. A stegosaurus! My favorite dinosaur.

    I see how you got turtle with warts though! Funny.

  4. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Good deal on the netbook Smile Cute "piggy" bank Big Grin

  5. whitestripe Says:

    so cute!

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