Buying Free Gifts
I’m such a sucker for free gifts. The worst is with makeup. I could be fully stocked on tinted moisturizer, concealer, mascara, and the whole shebang, but see a “free gift with purchase” sign and suddenly think of something I need rightnow.
As Shane says, "we’ve spent more money free gifts than I know what to do with.”
Naturally, when Von Maur launched its new Laura Mercier counter, and put on a gift with purchase of $75 or more event, like moth to a flame, I found myself perusing the makeup counter.
Not needing anything, I somehow made the quota, but check out this free gift!!
Invisible setting powder, tinted moisturizer, cake liner, mini fan brush, annnnd face polish! All for free!
Philosophy is another big offender for me. Ohhh Philosophy.
Where was I?
Ohyeah. Free gifts. Did you know that Target also offers free samples? I just found out the other day that they offer a new sample every day on sample spot.
Yesterday it was a free bag of makeup samples! The free gift loving gal that I am, I would be remiss if I didn’t quickly share this little treasure with you all
On to dinner!
Come dinner time, I didn’t feel too hungry – thanks to about 20 peanut butter pretzels I munched on earlier – so I cooked up something that didn’t take much thought, pasta!
I just boiled some quinoa noodles, covered them with mmm sauce, and then topped it all with zucchini, broccoli, and tofu (chicken sausage for Shane.) The flavors melded together perfectly for a savory, spicy dish.
I always use these quinoa noodles – they’re the best ever.
Shane doesn’t even know that they’re not regular wheat drum noodles! Whole wheat pasta is just too…grainy, but this stuff is perfectly chewy.
Now that our belly’s are sufficiently stuffed, it’s time to finish the King’s Speech! We got about half way through last night before I heard Shane snoring next to me. So far it’s really good!
Are you a sucker for “free” gifts?
What kind of noodles do you typically use when you make pasta?
See you in the morning – with a eery but true post! Have a good night.