Friday, January 4, 2013

To shop or not to shop

Around New Year’s time,
And you want a resolution.
One look
At that overflowing closet;
Those sweaters and jackets;
Those heaps of clothing.
I know, I know.
I have thought it over.
No more shopping for me.

I just walked into the “Fashion Mall”.
And oh! That jacket looks so good!
Is my resolve weakening already?

Linking up with Ketchup With us #9 - In 57 words or less, tell us the New Year's resolution you want to make but know you'll break.


  1. It's so true. I have piles, but most of my shirts have stains. :) And who doesn't need a fresh, white shirt at the beginning of the season? I'm no help. :)

    Thanks for linking up!

    1. So I am not the only one out there :)
      Thank you Mel. Your words give me support :)

  2. Its so easy to break resolutions. Great post.

  3. Hang in there. You can do it. Nice one. ;)

    1. Thank you. I can really use all the encouragement that I can get.

  4. oh away from the mall. :-) Keep busy with writing and producing those well crafted works of yours.

    or, you can empty your closet, give away the old ones, then you will have reason to shop. Ooopps... not too helpful. :-)

    I wish you well in your resolve. :-)


    1. Thank you Imelda. I find both of your ideas very helping.
      It helps both ways, shopping and not shopping.

  5. I've been trying to make sure I don't buy anything lately unless I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! It doesn't matter if it's on sale from $100 to $5 ... if I don't wear it, it's a WASTED $5 that just takes up space in my closet!

    Great one, Ruby. Thanks for linking up.

    1. Thank you Michele. This is the mantra I will be following this year :) Great support

  6. Ha! You made me laugh!

    I need to apply this philosophy to Grandlittle clothes! I cannot enter a store without wanting to buy one of them something!

    And then, if I buy one something...sigh, I need to buy them ALL something.

    It's a cycle.


    I think I need a support group for this!

    Thanks for a wonderful link!

    Happy (belated but sincere) New Year!

    1. Something that my mother battles with too.
      Happy New Year to you too.


Since every thought is a seed, I am looking forward to a delicious harvest.