Shopping Fluff

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Shopping Fluff
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Thu, 04-18-2013 - 8:36am

1. Do you shop locally?

2. How much shopping do you do online?

3. Do you antique, thrift shop, or go to flea markets or yard sales?

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Registered: 03-27-2013
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:40pm

Wow, 5" heels. I can hardly walk in 3".

No, they are not that bad. With platforms it is even easier. 

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Registered: 06-27-1998
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:41pm

PumpkinAngel

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Registered: 01-08-2009
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:42pm

thardy2001 wrote:
<div><div><div><p>1. Do you shop locally?</p><p>Yes, for food and clothes, but not the local ~ going to buy some fresh eggs trip.  We still have a few farms nearby.  But I've been able to come to terms with trusting labels at the grocery store.  It can take a few trips to various stores, but I'm usually okay with organic.  I read ingredients and try, try to buy mostly whole foods.</p><p>2. How much shopping do you do online?</p><p>It depends.  If there's a worthwhile sale at a store I trust and I have a coupon, I'll definitely shop online.  Other times, it's a frantic, the kid needs a _______.  Or OMG, it's already summer.  Online is very tempting and too easy.  I often order the wrong sizes.</p><p>I bought this in the wrong size</p><p><img src="http://g.nordstromimage.com/imagegallery/store/product/Medium/10/_7501470.jpg" alt="Tadashi Shoji Textured Lace Dress" data-original="http://g.nordstromimage.com/imagegallery/store/product/Medium/10/_7501470.jpg" /></p><p>and now I have to eat this</p><div><a href="http://media.photobucket.com/user/aoyinter/media/ICE%20CREAM/P2010487_zps50152eee.jpg.html?filters[term]=salad&amp;filters[primary]=images&amp;sort=1&amp;o=31" rel="nofollow"> <img alt=" salad 2 P2010487_zps50152eee.jpg" src="http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss320/aoyinter/ICE%20CREAM/bth_P2010487_zps50152eee.jpg" data-link="alt}" /></a></div><p>3. Do you antique, thrift shop, or go to flea markets or yard sales?</p><p>No, I wouldn't know what's a bargain or even a fair price for antiques.  Thrift stores and yard sales are for people who need used items more than I do.</p></div></div></div>

I just bought a dress in the wrong size, too.  I tried it on at Christmas time, and didn't buy it because it was too expensive, but then I found it on sale online for less than half price, so I bought it.  I'd lost ten pounds since Christmas, and the dress was plenty big when I tried it on, so I thought I should order down a size.  Wrong-O.   I need to lose five more pounds and invest in some shapewear, I think, before it looks good.  And it's for an occasion at the end of next month when I really do want to look my best.  Poo.

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Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:44pm

pumpkinangel wrote:
<p>Bord - I use this recipe...</p><p><a href="http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2010/03/baked-kale-chips/" rel="nofollow">http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2010/03/baked-kale-chips/</a></p>

Yeah, that's about the recipe I used, too.  I think they had a shorter cooking time.  But honestly, the kale had very little if any flavor by the time I got done, so it was like crunching salt.

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Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:44pm

springfever2013 wrote:
<p><span style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">I don't think Lauren had said her feelings about the eating process has affected her life in any way. If her aversion actually led her to avoid eating to the point of un healthiness, then she might. But it doesn't. She eats normally. So why bring in a doctor?</span></p><p><strong><span style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">If she goes for her yearly physical and they find nothing wrong with it, then they should know what they are talking about. IMO I can't see how eating or lack of eating like that can be very healthy. But then again, that is a doctors call, not mine :)</span></strong></p>

Annual physical?  I go to the doctor at least twice a month and no one has ever had a problem with how I feel about eating.  It's not that I don't eat...I am insulin-dependent, so not eating wouldn't work at all.  I eat what I'm supposed to eat when I'm supposed to eat it.  I just don't enjoy it.  I don't even see a reason to enjoy it.  It's not supposed to be anything but gas in the tank.  


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Registered: 03-27-2000
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:45pm

I'm short and rarely wear heels and when I do, I have to be very careful with what I choose.  I have a bunion and hope to never have surgery, so in the meantime, I embrace my short height and don't care if others tower over me!  I've seen the damage that can be done by wearing heels so it's a style I only wear if I have to (dressy occasion).

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Registered: 06-27-1998
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:45pm

<<No, you have said a few times that they are better quality chips WHICH obviously only means better taste to you as there is really NO know fact to back it up that they are better quality and are cooked in a better way. >>

No, I think if you read the comments you will see that "I" said they are better quality and that means better taste to "me".   I still think they are better quality, I wasn't out to "back it up" but feel free to read the ingredients and do your own taste comparasion.  I find this debate you are having to be really odd.


PumpkinAngel

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Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:46pm

springfever2013 wrote:
<p><span style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">Wow, 5" heels. I can hardly walk in 3".</span></p><p><strong><span style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">No, they are not that bad. With platforms it is even easier. </span></strong></p>

That's true, Platform and wedge heels are eeasier.  I have a pair of joan&davids that have a 3" stiletto heel but I can't wear them a lot b/c they're so difficult to walk in. 

 


 


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Registered: 03-27-2013
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:47pm

I just don't enjoy it.  I don't even see a reason to enjoy it.  It's not supposed to be anything but gas in the tank.  

To each their own but I find (for myself) that very sad. I just love food way too much to only consider it gas in the tank. 

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Registered: 05-31-2011
Thu, 04-18-2013 - 4:47pm

I love Smitten Kitchen! Her blog is so beautiful, I can only browse it when I'm not hungry. 

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