I Only Feel Half Ripped-Off

I spent twenty dollars on a bridal magazine about flowers.

I’m obviously insane.

Do I have money like that to spend? No. But I’d neglected to check the price, and I liked what I’d flipped through, and my debit card was already out, about to be swiped. Everything was in motion. So, I got it. I spent TWENTY DOLLARS on a magazine because I’m awkward and can’t change my mind mid-purchase, and because it had pretty pictures that I could use for my wedding binder. That’s it. I should justify that a little better, but I can’t. These are the decisions I make. I wanted to finish my art project and apparently, I have good taste. Twenty-dollars-good. Also dropped five dollars at Starbucks so I must’ve been on a roll.

We’re approaching mid-May and a lot of decisions are being made eighteen months out (by the way—this is going to be a wedding post. Have I not mentioned that? Now you know. Carry on 😊). We have the venue and DJ booked and are in heavy research/ correspondence with a potential caterer and florist. Woop! Four out of the big five are in the process of being checked. The photographer is the last piece of the puzzle and I’m saving that for late summer.

I have a pintrest board and if you’re even the slightest bit interested/stalkery, feel free to take a look/stalk to your heart’s content:

SEE MY OBSESSIONS

Whatcha think? I have some ideas. Batman has some too, and we think this event is going to be kick-ass. That’s the goal. Have a kick-ass wedding. Just as I imagined as a little girl 😊

Well, I’m going to flip through my TWENTY DOLLAR magazine and figure out which images will be used for the wedding binder. It’s not even that thick of a magazine. But there are a lot of really beautiful, really inspiring images, so at least I only feel half ripped-off.

Still though…TWENTY DOLLARS?!?!

What the hell Virgo tendencies? Why didn’t you pick up on this shit the second I reached for the thing? Details are OUR THING.

4 thoughts on “I Only Feel Half Ripped-Off

  1. J.S. Pailly says:

    I did this once with a photo book about London. I wanted it for a personal project, but I didn’t realize it was $40. When I got to the register I was too embarrassed to not follow through buying the thing. But at least I learned a valuable lesson that day, and I haven’t made that mistake since!

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    • cgcoppola says:

      Okay, so I’m not alone! Ha! Good. I mean…sorry you had to go through that as well. But yes, definitely checking the prices going forward. Not sure how I made it this far without that already being established.

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  2. C.D. Gallant-King says:

    Magazines, in generally, are crazy over-priced these days. I guess that’s the only way to stay in business, to jack up the price for the people who REALLY want to buy them, or people like you, who accidentally buy them (I do that all the time too).

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