In recent years television watching has turned to crap (pardon my language). But the truth is that if you would like to watch tv in the evening (and have basic cable– so no: TLC, Discovery, History, HGTV, or Food Network) then you are limited to shows that are about sex, rape, crime, murder or total debauchery. Which leaves you with 3 wholesome channels: PBS, HSN, and QVC. I just read my friend Jennisa’s blog where she mentioned buying some Bare Essentials make-up, which prompted me to blog about my random tv purchase. It all started several nights ago when Joy Mangano (this over zealous entrepreneur woman who created some fabulous hangers) began doing a couple different demonstrations on HSN with her Huggable Hangers. I thought to myself, “Wow, I’d really like to have some of those!!” I’ve been thinking about transforming my closet when we get to the new house and these little gems would be so nice. But I refrained from the purchase. However, last night she was on again and this time it was “Todays’ Special Value” and it was “the deal of the year” and “they won’t be this price again until next July”. Well, there’s no way I could wait until next July. So, I summoned Justin into the room to see if he thought we “needed” them. I really think he thought I lost my mind. I’ve been watching these home shopping programs for years. I know the hostesses names and what time they come on but I’ve never considered buying anything. Well guess what…. I bought myself 132 Huggable Hangers from HSN last night and I can’t wait for them to get here. They were expensive but I’ve convinced myself that they will be worth it. My clothes won’t fall off these hangers, my pants won’t slip to one side and I’ll never have to pick up another article of clothing off the bottom of my closet ever AGAIN! And…. they’re only 1/4″ wide so I’m going to save a TON of space! Can you tell that Joy Mangano is quite the saleswoman? I’ll be sure to take pictures once I get all set up in the new closet!! I might need my friend Anne to come help me organize my closet with my new hangers… she organizes her closet by color! I wish I had this talent!
Speaking of new closet… we’re getting closer to being in the house. This Saturday, Justin and a bunch of guys moved all our furniture to the new house, with the exception of our beds, which makes living here at the rental house very interesting. The appliances are coming tomorrow and the counter top guy is coming tomorrow to measure and template the counters… which will go in the week after Thanksgiving! It’s all so exciting and I’ve been working on a few Christmas decorations and can’t wait to make the house “festive” for Christmas!