Friday, October 2, 2009

Rationalization 101

My special gift is to be able to rationalize any purchase.

To wit: See this cute scarf? It's from Uncommon Goods, a fabulously quirky Web site that specializes in out-of-the-box gifts and items. It's made of T-shirts scraps and is incredibly soft (I love soft T-shirts! I love scarves!) — and it's made by disabled people.

I totally could make that purchase out of the joint checking account instead of my rapidly dwindling "special" fund. It's a charitable donation, right?

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