I bought a new handbag. That's the bad news. The good news is that I went to the outlets and lived like a real live frugal person! Maybe not, but you know, you can't expect me to turn into Mother Theresa overnight. In fact, I made a big leap. I really wanted the salmon-colored leather, but I went plain so that I could match both pink and red. That right there, that is a major concession! I was practical.
So speaking of Ashley, this morning Rebecca St. James comes on the radio and I squealed, "Yay, it's Ashley."
My ten year-old: "Mom, if your book does get made into a movie, do I have to see it?"
"I don't like chick flicks."
"Tough. I don't like the Lego store and I've spent more time there than you'll spend at my movie. Capiche?"
My thirteen year-old: "Do we have to wear a tux?"
"Listen, it will most likely be in your living room. No, we can't afford a tux. We've been to the Lego store and Mama has a new handbag."