I have had many interests and experience in my life, like cooking, sewing, writing, etc., but I think my most favorite thing of all is shopping.
I don’t cook and bake as much as I have in the past. I have found if I cook and bake I eat and when I eat I gain weight. When my children were young and growing up I baked a cake at least twice a week. One of our favorites was yellow cake with caramel icing. It seemed like I couldn’t keep that cake on hand. It was not until my children were grown and left home that I realized that cake still didn’t last very long. I don’t think it was my children eating it at all–it must have been me. So I quit making that cake. But that still didn’t help me–I buy Little Debbie cakes instead.
Well, I’m about to get off track. The reason I was telling you about my experience is to let you know that most of my expertise now is in shopping. I love a bargain. And I know one when I see it. However, I don’t like to rummage through racks and racks of clothes, or piles of clothes that are not in some kind of order. I have enough of things piled up in my house, I sure don’t want to deal with that and pay someone money for the experience.
While shopping the other day and looking at the sale items, I discovered something new about merchants and their wares.
My friend was looking at a green sweater and a pink sweater that were identical except for the color. She decided to get the green one. It happened to not have a tag on it, so she grabbed a pink one for the sales clerk to get the price. Well, much to her surprise and mine, the price on the pink one was different than the green one. The green one was higher. The clerk explained that they price their merchandise by the color and not by the style. How crazy is that? Is pink dye cheaper than any other color?
I love pink, but I sure will watch the price tag the next time I cross over the color wheel. So, buyer beware, watch what color garment you pick up the next time you go shopping.