When I met my first husband (now my ex) he was working at a music store at the local strip mall in town. By “music store” I actually mean that they sold audio equipment to listen to music, not the record albums. Yes, I said record albums. CDs were not yet popular on the market. We purchased Bose speakers for our own home audio system because we felt that they gave us the best “you are there in the concert hall” experience we had ever heard.
Now I’ve learned that in addition to home audio systems, there are Bose PA Speakers that you can purchase if you need high quality speakers for a large outdoor event. I’d like to have the chance to hear those!
Ever since my girlfriend told me about all of the great nomorerack insanity deals I have missed, I’ve been trying to remember to go online to their website to grab some for myself. All of the nomorerack reviews I’ve read indicate that it is a fun and cheap way to get merchandise online. So far I’d have to agree that the bargains are outstanding, and what adds to the excitement of it is the fact that you never know whether you are going to score a great bargain that day or not. Kind of like a hit or miss type of deal. Don’t get me wrong, everything is a bargain there, what you don’t know is whether you are going to be able to scarf up one of the insanity deals, or even better one of the free deals!
This afternoon I went online around one hour after they put their deals up online and saw that their free deal was already sold out! Darn it, missed it this time! I’ll have to try to remember to go online at noon to check out the new deals and hope that they have something great then!
Posted by Kate on May 7, 2013
Posted in family and friends • my life • travel and vacation | Tagged With: home, summer, vacation
Mom was telling me that she has an appointment next week with someone at Nags head realty at thedeanagency.com to look at a summer vacation home. That really surprised me – I know that she has spent several vacations at Nags Head before, but I did not realize that she liked it that much! I’ve never been there before myself, so I have no idea why she would decide that she would want to buy a place down there. I’m thinking that maybe I should invite myself along to go with her to that appointment and see what all of the excitement is about.
My sister used to work for a company that sold Resort Supplies & Catering Supplies when she first graduated from high school. I can remember how excited she was to work there because she was given an employee discount on everything that they sold there, and she was in the process of getting ready to move out of our parents home and into her own apartment. She was convinced that the commercial use quality of Hotel Supplies & Restaurant Supply products would last her a lot longer than the products that she could buy at a department store at the same prices. I can remember going to a Japanese steakhouse with her while she was working for that company and she told me that restaurant was one of their customers, and her pointing out the dinnerware, flatware and glassware, even the napkins were from her company.
She hasn’t worked for that company for a very long time now; I wonder whatever happened to it. I know a few years after she left there that they moved their offices to a different location. Anyway, the whole reason that I was even thinking about any of this is because I’ve noticed that we are running low on drinking glasses and I was thinking about how the local stores here don’t seem to sell anything even remotely durable. I’d like to get some that can take a little bit of rattling around without shattering, and restaurant quality would be a good thing to get.
Posted by Kate on May 5, 2013
Posted in home improvement • my life • weather | Tagged With: lawn chairs, porch
Yesterday I went out to the front porch to get the area cleaned up and ready for some summer fun. Upon inspection I saw that the cushions on the lawn chairs were badly ripped, and one of the chairs was broken. I needed to get the rubber mallet from the tool box and tap a few pieces back into the right place. I am going to have to repair the outdoor furniture cover on one of the chair cushions – it looks like some squirrels tried to bury some acorns in the cushion! I hate when that happens!