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- October 7, 2007 at 9:35 pm #253565
Good for you, for maintaining your position of not
wanting to spend money just because you had a gift
card. Way to go!!!
I, too, am amazed at how upscale department stores can
charge such outrageous prices for clothing –
especially when it comes to young children who outgrow
them or dirty them so easily and quickly.
— pseuzanne <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> My mom got a $50 gift card to Lord & Taylor (upscale
> department store)
> in the mail as a promotion. There was no minimum
> purchase required. She
> generously gave it to me, because she really didn’t
> need anything. I
> really didn’t want to wind up spending money just
> because I had a gift
> card (which always seems to happen), and I think I
> was pretty
> successful. I went to the mall after having lunch,
> so I wouldn’t be
> tempted to eat at the food court – and blow $8. I
> purchased a sweater
> for myself, and red plaid pajamas for my daughter
> (which will be
> perfect for Christmas morning – and the rest of the
> winter of course).
> They were both on sale, so all I had to pay was 98
> cents. I was on a
> mission, so I walked right past the other stores and
> came back
> As a side note, I was appalled at the regular retail
> prices in the
> department store. I guess I’ve spent too much time
> in consignment
> shops! They wanted $40 for a cute little sweater for
> my daughter.
> Sweaters for myself were $80 – $140.
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