It's definitely been a busy busy week for me and it isn't slowing yet. Tomorrow will also be jam packed and then it's the weekend. Yay! That's why today I decided to take a nice breather at lunch and catch some good old vitamin D while strolling to the local thrift store. The last time I was there I spotted this chair and had that huge inclination that I just HAD to have it. It was originally marked for 20 bucks and since that day I didn't have any cash on hand and the store didn't take a debit card, I decided that it just wasn't something I needed after all. Well today as I approached the store what did I see outside just waiting for me? Yes that wonderful chair!
When I walked up I saw that it still had the 20 dollar price tag. Not that 20 dollars would break the bank or anything. I just knew I could get it cheaper by just negotiating with the guy. I, however, am not a good negotiator. If someone is asking 30 bucks for something and I offer 15, I'd usually probably end up paying 40 after all the negotiating. That's how bad I am. Since I knew I could get this cheaper, I decided that now was the time to practice. When the owner of the store asked if he could help me, I reponded by asking if he would take 10 dollars for that old blue chipped painted chair outside. Trying to make it sound like it was really just a crappy old chair but secretly dying to take it home. He didn't remember off hand which chair it was so he went outside to look and quickly said, "Sure!". So I guess it wasn't really that good of practice since he probably would have taken even less for it. I mean he didn't even remember having it. I was just proud of myself for getting the courage to try negotiating. Either way I was successful at getting this for half the asking price and I'm pretty happy. I can't wait to put it in my dining room!