G-man is bugging me. His "I want it now" tendencies are creeping out, and more or less...I am the fly in his ointment.
I love decorating for Fall, and then Halloween...and eventually for Christmas/Yule and into Winter. Love it. Wish I could just go out and buy all the things I love each year. And Pier 1 this year has all sorts of goodies.
Add in that I am wanting our home in general to take on a fresher style....I would love to streamline some of our items....make things a little more classic and elegant. It is a recipe for disaster.
Do you know how easy it would be to go to the stores and drop several hundred dollars??? One swipe of a card, and it is done. But it isn't done. Now you have to pay for it. And while we do budget in "decor" for the Christmas season...we do not have a Fall budget for these items.
The sticking point of the week....the Halloween Tree.
We don't have $60 right now. However....in a month....this tree will be on Clearance, and by then I may have been able to scrape up $30. Won't help for this season, but we will have it for next year. I want it....but not enough to justify the expense.
G-man. I love the tree. It will look great. We can't live in a bubble. What if there are no more after Halloween? If we don't get it now, we will have to wait a year.
Why does he do this? He thinks he will wear me down. And sometimes he does. But I really don't want to do this right now. Maybe in a month. But not now. I am looking at the side bar, and the screw up from August, and the medical bills....
And my car's check engine light keeps coming on and going off. So that will be looked at (hoping it is just a bad sensor....the car itself is running great). That takes money. We are questioning the hot water boiler and it's life span. MONEY. Money needed for real things....not for a momentary thrill.
I don't know why he is doing this. He will say "I want you to be happy." But buying this isn't going to make me happy.....it will do the opposite!!! He knows the numbers. We talk about the plans. We both want things to get better. Then he pulls this kind of thing.