Coffee Talk Monday #68

Jun 18, 2012

This weekend I was reminded that floating in the pool is just shy of heavenly. The weather is officially sweltering here in AZ meaning that even standing in the shade may burn ya ;)! But there is this magical blue, wet thing in the middle of our yard that somehow makes the temperature seem less like an oven and more like awesomeness. In fact, I even experienced goosebumps when I first stepped in. Goosebumps in 110 degree weather?! That IS magical!

If you’ve been following my CTM for any length of time you know that I am a HUGE fan of a good deal. Thrift stores, craigslist, ebay, the outlet mall…I am ALL over it! It’s just such a great feeling knowing that you got something awesome at a sweet price. Well today I am giddy over my latest Craigslist find. A $25 turquoise/green and honey wood coffee table. Eeekkk! I LOVE it! I wasn’t quite sure where I would use it in the house, but I just couldn’t pass it up. It has now found a home in our living room in front of the tv where it fits perfectly. Heck. YES!

Speaking of new toys, I finally got an Ipad! No, not the NEW iPad or even the iPad 2. I got a killa’ deal on a 1st generation iPad (I told ya I love a deal!). This was my first ebay purchase. Gosh, that whole auction thing really gets the adrenaline pumping! I had bid on several iPads and got outbid almost immediately. When I went to check on this one, there was less than 30 seconds left before the auction ended and I had been outbid by $5. In those last 30 seconds my heart started racing as I thought “should I bid? ahhhh I don’t have long to decide! what if I don’t win? what if I DO? Okay, here I go…..! Ahhhh I WON!!!’. As exciting as that was, today was a bit more exciting as I got to rip open the box and play with my new toy. I LOVE it!

Only a couple more weeks until I head back to WI! I can’t wait to see some old clients/friends, hang with my fam and enjoy the under-100 degree weather! I always like to read on the plane (although I’ve never had an iPad before!). Any suggestions on some good reads? I’d love your input!

Happy Monday! xo stacy

my CL coffee table and ‘new’ iPad (photos taken by my iPhone)



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