2 June 2012

Retail Therapy

So on CD2 I decided that I needed a trip to my favourite vegan, gluten-free bakery to get some treats.

Unfortunately for my wallet, it wasn't enough.

So I convinced Mr JB that we had to take the plunge.

I've been toying with the idea of a new vacuum for months, but I couldn't justify the price. I got him to the store and the salesman was VERY convincing. He sold us last year's model and we got an accessory kit for free.  Mr. JB couldn't say no!

So meet the newest member of the JellyBelly family (I used the Vita.mix today so he didn't feel left out). We named him Merv after the sales guy.

We've vacuumed the entire house and I can't believe how dirty it was!

It doesn't make AF any better, but the distraction is welcome!

18 comments:

  1. I am so jealous! She's a beaut! (or HE)

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  2. I love vacuums and vacuuming too.

    Isn't it wonderful to see all that dirt scooped up? And, talk about accomplishing something BIG in one day. Oh, yes, vacuuming makes me smile. I wish I could vacuum 4 times a day...but, I would drive my neighbors and family crazy.
    That's one cool ride.

    Ours is not so cool...more basic, but definately HEPA. Is yours HEPA girl? Love the color.

    More retail therapy!!!!

    I need to live through you on this one.

    I am currently shopping for indoor shoes and my new summer scent.

    Your carpet looks so clean!!!

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  3. DYSON!!!!! Dyson Animal is a must in this house... so much so, that, ummm... I bought 2 ;) Not at the same time, and I got them both refurbished, so... yeah. Totally justifiable. :)

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  4. Love! I am an Oreck girl - but I totally get it...I still marvel at how AFTER my cleaning people come (and refuse to use my vacuum...long story) how much more my Oreck picks up!!

    Yay for a good vacuum!

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  5. Beautiful! I love my vacuum, Felix, who is a Sebo. I love vacuuming. Have fun!

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  6. Hahah - best AF gift EVER! :)

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  7. I LOVE our Dyson animal!!!!! It is amazing (and kind of gross) to see how much hair is pulled from the carpets. I love the name Merv! :-)

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  8. Jealous - I heart cleaning supplies!

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  9. Oh man, I am jealous! (I think I knew I was an adult when I started really coveting vacuum cleaners.)

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  10. I think I need a good vacuum cleaner. (First I need to figure out where TCIE gets refurbished ones.) I am really bad at sweeping and vacuuming, and I need to improve now that we have a dog - who's shedding more with the rising mercury. So does that lovely vacuum do hardwood floors too?

    I think I share your reasoning on this one - shiny objects do make me feel better when I'm sad, but I try to focus my "retail therapy" on things I needed anyway. It's like self-indulgence, but responsible :).

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  11. Great buy! I love my Dyson, I just need to use it more. I definitely lack the house cleaning gene!

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  12. Woot! Woot! Love the new piece!

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  13. Woot! Woot! Love the new piece!

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  14. We bought that exact model after we adopted our two new kittens last summer. It's amazing how much hair that vacuum picks up every week! We love it and know you will love yours too!! It was worth the price!

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  15. We just got a Dyson too and are loving it!! It makes the house feel so much cleaner... enjoy. :)

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