Saturday, December 02, 2006

Saturday Shopping

After running aroung all morning doing errands, I decided to start my Christmas shopping. I know what I want to get everyone and *almost* everything I can get from the store where I am working (seasonal).

So, where did I go first, Marshall's. I don't work at Marshall's, but I went there anyway. I found some cute things for some swap pals and such, but alas, I did not pic up *one* thing from my Christmas list.

What I did pic up, however, was this.

And the price was a whopping $7.00. Yes, I know. Seven Bucks. I've been wanting to get books 1,2,and3 for the longest, but didn't want to spend $29.95 on them. I thought this was going to be the best deal all day.

Then, I went to Borders. I had a gift card and figured, hey, maybe I'll find something there off my Christmas list. I found this buried in the knitting section. The Borders that I go to never has the books I want. I usually find them at AC Moore or Micheal's. I have been wanting to knit the mittens and baby cardi from this book for a while, but I couldn't find it anywhere.

I shopped a little more, but left with more swap gifts and nothing off my Christmas list.

After that, I was tired, so I went to the grocery store. I needed lettuce to make my "Olive Garden" salad. Afetr figuring out what I wanted for dessert, I picked up this.

If you like candy canes, you'll love this ice cream. I haven't had it since last December and by the time I went back for more, they were all gone. BTW, the ice cream was 50% off too!

After all my hard work and all the things I purchased today, not *one* iten from my Christmas list came home with me. I guess I'll have to shop another day!

Happy Knitting!!


AJ said...

OOOOhhh books and ice cream! Both are wonderful! :)

Sandra Knapp said...

Even if you didn't manage to pick up anything from your Xmas list, I think you made excellent choices! I've been drooling over those stichionary books myself. One of these days (I keep promising myself).

Have a great day :)

Brena said...

Great find on the Stitchonary! I love peppermint ice cream... yum!

Rachel Ann said...

Wow! Excellent deal on the Stitchionary! All three are on my wishlist. Knitter's Almanac is a great book, glad you found it! I'll have to try the peppermint ice cream.

Nik said...

I just bought the "cables" volume of the stitchionary books for 40% off at A.C. Moore. But you've gotten a much better deal. I'm going to my local Marshalls and see if I can find the book.

And there are a couple of classic sweaters I'm dying to make from the Zimmerman book.

Divineladi said...

Wow! What great deals! Umm, Marshall's sells books? I need to get to them. $7 is a steal! I'm an ice cream fanatic. Even in this 19 degree weather I eat it. If it helps any, I still haven't started my Christmas shopping.