The Elephant in The Room…

I need to address the elephant in the room…one sided relationships.

We’ve all been there. You think you know someone. You develop a relationship with them, begin to trust them, count on them. You really think you will be together forever. Then, they start to get lazy. Missing things, getting sloppy and making excuses. Sure, you try to work on the relationship, and it’s good for a week or two, then they are back to their old ways. You are forced to part. It’s the good ol’ “it’s not you, it’s me” scenario Except in this case, it was all them and not me. You take a few weeks off. Partly to heal but also to avoid falling for the rebound. Then, out of the blue when you least expect it, you find the one. In this particular scenario, I found the one in the “Trending Deals For You” section of Amazon.

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Now, I know I am not the first person in their 30’s (wow that still feels weird to say) to comment on how exciting it is to get a new appliance, and I know I won’t be the last, but I just got a new vacuum cleaner and I feel like I could run for President.  Our President wants a wall (sigh), and I just want a vacuum that doesn’t empty its contents the minute I turn it off. Vote for me!

She gets here today and while her reviews on Amazon are very promising, I can’t wait to give her the Shidler test.

What was the last item you purchased that brought you unlikely joy?!

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3 Comments

  1. gigglingfattie

    LOL omg for the first half I was all “mmmhmmm preach!” Cos I’ve got one of those trying to pop back up myself and I’m trying to decide if I should let it…

    I just got an instant pot. I’ve only used it once but so far I love it!!

  2. Bex

    A ladder shelf… but it means I can display all my crap that I love dearly, so really, it’s awesome (though it doesn’t sound all that great). And you go girl! A new appliance, especially a cleaning contraption, can be life changing! Hope it lives up to it’s hype. 🙂

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