I have to confess that I’m not much of a shopper. Actually I’m, what I like to call, a quick peruser. If I have to go to a store for something, I’ll walk in and quickly head right to my intended target. Sure I do a quick perusal of my surroundings as I’m headed to my destination, but I rarely slow down to stop and look. If I’m looking for more than one thing, I usually make a list and have a good idea of how to get in and get out quickly with what I need.
Take Target, for instance. Whether I’m going for a birthday card or some makeup, I always head right to home decor and the Smith & Hawken aisle first and do a quick check. That’s what I did last week when I found the cutest rustic natural pumpkins. They actually only had 2 on a shelf that was pretty bare, so I quickly scooped them up and headed to my next target (no pun intended).
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Aren’t they the cutest? If you read my post about adding fall to an old window last Friday, then you may have seen these beauties, but I wanted to share where I got them with you.
Every year, when I decorate for fall, I usually like to use things from nature and make a few easy-to-do decorations, but these were too cute to pass up (and sometimes it’s nice to take the easy way out and buy ready-made).
There is one good thing about my shopping habit and it’s that I don’t buy things that we don’t need. Don’t get me wrong, it still happens from time to time, but I usually only get things I need.
So what about grocery shopping, you ask? My husband is a slowpoke and stops to read every.single. label. It’ll take him 45 minutes to get 10 items on a list (and these are things we buy every week). I can be in and out in 10 or 15 minutes, tops. He loves to grocery shop, strange but true, so I have gladly relinquished my reusable shopping bags over to him and let him handle it. I mean, why take away his joy?
Now online shopping? I could do that every day. What kind of shopper are you?