I had one of those "becoming rare" opportunities
to run by the local thrift store.
I was thrilled to find a fantastic bargain!
In fact, I was so excited to find
this bargain, that I neglected to take the often forgotten
Instead I arrived home and immediately
scrubbed my "bargain" in anticipation
My bargain consisted of:
one 10 gallon aquarium
1 food dish
1 water bottle with holder
1 wooden barrel
a plastic exercise ball
all for the
low price of
It was one of those purchases that I made
knowing full well, if Wayne (who was out of town)
was not on board, I would have to donate it right back again.
Here I am calling Wayne,
"Hey Hon, I just bought something from the thrift store
that now requires a purchase of something alive to go in it!"
Thankfully Wayne was on board and
the kids (and I) were thrilled to get a new pet!
off to the pet store to pick our newest family member!
And we came home with.....
Really.... the kids could not agree on
Although, surprisingly, we were able to narrow it down to 2!
We decided to let Wayne cast the deciding vote!
I'm happy to announce we finally decided on a sweet