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Early Father's Day shopping

May 28th, 2008 at 03:31 am

I decided to stay extra day from work today. My wife decided to take me early shopping ahead of "fathers day" since I was home plus I needed new working clothes anyway. I didn't want to go at first, but knowing I haven't really shop for new clothes in the past year and my DW is treating me for it, it was hard to say No! Shopping on a week day is rare for us by the way. We ended checking out the local mall. When we got there, there very few shoppers. We ended up going to my favorite store at all places "Eddie Bauer" which I must say, had some pretty good sales and discounts. I picked up few khaki pants and shirts, a new sunglasses. I was able to pick up a pair of Nike shock running shoes, and casual dress shoes from Walking Company. I never ever bought a pair of shoes that cost $175. Father's Day bill was $872 bucks for today (mine alone came to $537). That total bill included a new $40 ergonomic headphone for DW's ipod and few discounted shirts from AF for our son. DW also bought few items from Victoria's Secret and pair of running shoes. Hers totaled around $200.00 plus $71.00 gas, and Costco $70.

I must say this happens once every few years. I hate shopping but it was actually fun todaySmile We didn't have to fight over other shoppers and the service were excellent. The good news, we didn't have to charge any of it. We used our debit cards and still under budget for the month of May.

1 Responses to “Early Father's Day shopping”

  1. Jack Rubinger Says:

    Here's an idea for a Father's Day gift:
    Drill Doctor Drill Bit Sharpening Tool for Fatherís Day

    Special Internet Offer for Sharpening Supplies, Parts and Apparel



    Ashland, Oregon -- Professional Tool Mfg, manufacturers of the Drill Doctor line of drill bit sharpeners, is showcasing the Drill Doctor 350X for Fatherís Day. For consumers who purchase the Drill Doctor, an Internet coupon, included in the box, entitles consumers to $20.00 credit towards the purchase of Drill Doctor or Work Sharp accessories Ė including Work Sharp and Drill Doctor sharpening supplies, parts and apparel. Purchasers who receive a special code can redeem this coupon exclusively by visiting www.ProToolDeals.com.



    The DD350X is an ideal gift for dad and the home workshop. It provides the homeowner, weekend craftsman, or hobbyist with the sharpening power needed to restore dull bits and keep on working. The new DD350X adds simplicity, stability and accuracy.

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