Monday, 28 March 2011

Spring Fever

Bloggie friends!!

I nearly got me a bargain coat from Next shop if it hadn’t been for this mad woman who grabbed it from the hanger as I was examining the sleeves.

Yes, bloggie friends!! She swiped the coat while I was holding the sleeves.

True story!

I was so shocked – I just stared at her while she strode bold as ..er.. brass.. to the till to buy it.

Talk about Spring Fever.

Charlie says: I smell bargains in this bag.


She failed to spoil my day however, as I got me a lovely skirt and top - both at half price!

Happy sunshine day everyone!

55 comments:

Tracy said...

Oh my dear...how rude! but good that you could see the positive!
Thank you for stopping by and leaving your words of care and support. I plan to have a great week ready with the forgiveness of self to forge ahead!
Have a spendid week my friend!

Life 101 said...

Maybe it will give her a rash :)

Katnip Lounge said...

A pox of boils upon the cheeky coat snatcher!

Ann Best said...

Half price is a great bargain. I'm sure you'll look SO spring-y and lovely!!

I once just missed getting to buy a wonderful lamp stand in a bargain store. Missed it by minutes. So frustrating!!

Your comments about my upcoming book on my posts and on Stephen Tremp's today have warmed my heart like you wouldn't believe on a day when here in Virginia we got snow! Not a lot, but enough to cover the grass and our van!! But I feel warm and still do thanks to you (and all of my other dear blogger friends). You are JUST wonderful!!! I'm so excited to have you read my book!!! Only 13 more pages to go on the galleys and then it'll be off to the publisher.

Clarissa Draper said...

How rude! It must have been an amazing coat. Well, I do like the bag Charlie's looking at.

The Words Crafter said...

Wow, I can't believe how rude people can be sometimes! At least you still came away with some goodies :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

How rude! Glad you still got something good.

Mr Puddy said...

Charlie, She is better back there and fill the bag with CAT Treats !

Manzanita said...

Good for you. May it not fit her when she gets it home. A pox on grabby shoppers.

Claudia Del Balso said...

Hi Kitty,
I'm glad to hear this woman did NOT spoil your day and you still managed to get some great bargains. That's a great attitude!
I bet Charlie can smell the bargains a mile away ;)

Susan Kane said...

Nothing like a pushy shopper to get one's blood up. We've all met them; we may have even been one, at some time or another. I hope the coat was too small for her. ~:)

Brigid said...

The cheek of her! That coat will bring her no luck, glad you snapped up a lovely skirt and top, I love Next sales.

Ellen Brickley said...

Wow, that's rude!

I'm a seasoned flea market and charity shop shopper (this means I sharpen my elbows once a week!) and still I consider that beyond the Pale!

penandpaints said...

What a crazy shopper! That's dreadful behaviour! When Next have a sale on, you really see people's true natures. Horrible.
I'm glad you still got some bargains though and didn't let her ruin your day! xx

Brian said...

I know you are good at sniffin out the bargains Charlie!!!

The Monkeys said...

Wow, definitely a rude shopper! It's amazing how a sale can bring that out in people!

Madeleine said...

My jaw dropped when I read this post. Some people are UNBELIEVABLE!
I expect she'll have got it home and it doesn't fit or has a huge hole in the armpit or something LOL! Glad it didn't spoil your shopping spree. :O)

Susan Fields said...

How incredibly rude! People just amaze me sometimes. I'm glad she didn't ruin your day, and you got some bargains of your own, though.

the writing pad said...

How rude was that?? Hope it was too tight for her when she got it home :-)
Congratulations on your bargains!
All best
Karla

Kea said...

Oh, that's nasty, so rude. I hope it doesn't fit her. LOL.

But congrats for getting a skirt and top at such a great deal!

Katie Mills said...

HOly crap. I would have ran after her and done a rugby tackle if it was something I really wanted. LOL

Hannah and Lucy said...

Fancy stealing the coat out of your hands Jenn - we hope the buttons drop off and roll down a drain!! Glad to hear you still got yourself something new. Mum treated herself to a dress on Friday - but she didn't bring us anything - she's a miser!!
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Jamie Burch said...

Oh my goodness! That has never happened to me. Glad it didn't spoil your day and you found some fabulous deals. Now I want to go shopping!

Have a fabulous week with lots of sunshine. :)

Tucker The Crestie said...

Glad you had a successful shopping trip in spite of the evil coat-stealer! I guess bargain shopping can bring out the animal side of some people's nature!

joanne fox said...

Oh dear - how rude! People do get very competitive over a bargain don't they! At least you got some nice things, and with this sunshine maybe you wouldn't have worn the coat until next winter anyway.

Talli Roland said...

Yay for Next sales! It's been ages since I've been to one - must give it a go. I really need some new glad rags.

Happy Springing, Old Kitty and Charlie!

Hart Johnson said...

How completely rude of her! I hear that happens on black Thursday (the American shopping holiday after Thanksgiving) or in big cities, but I can't even imagine! Did you hex her? You really should have hexed her.

Summer Ross said...

I'm so glad you didn't let it spoil your day!

Robyn Campbell said...

Oh my goodness. She is a mad, mad woman. I bet you stood there in shock. You couldn't believe your eyes. Bold as...

I'm glad you still found some bargains. And didn't let that vile woman destroy your day. :)

KarenMcG said...

Well, now, I've heard all. And to think you had your hands already on it.

But a new skirt and top at half price are pretty special, too.

Hmmm, wonder what's in there for Charlie.

Rene said...

Seriously? Wow, we can't imagine doing that to someone!

Theresa Milstein said...

Sounds less like spring fever and more like spring b****.

I'm glad you snagged other bargains, though hopefully not out of someone else's arms. : )

Cute bag!

fairyhedgehog said...

What a very rude woman!

I'm glad you still got some bargains though and Charlie seems happy about it.

Maria McKenzie said...

The nerve! Thank goodness you got something nice anyway:).

Ginger Jasper said...

well I am glad that the horrid woman didnt spoil your day and you got bargains too. thats a productive day.. Hugs GJ xx

Words A Day said...

Thats unforgivable! Glad you saved the day and got a bargain!

Elizabeth Mueller said...

Hi, Jennifer! Such rude people! I'm happy to see that you're happy! Have a great day! *Hugs*

♥.•*¨ Elizabeth ¨*•.♥

Hilary said...

I am always amazed at how crazy and rude some people can be when they are shopping... I hope she stains it on her first wear!

ABBY said...

Wow she was one determined shopper, wasn't she? A-mazing!
We are so glad you found a beautiful skirt and blouse and 1/2 price is terrific.

Helllo gorgeous Charlie.

>^..^< >^..^< >^..^<
purrin
xoxox

Repositório said...

Have a nice spring week!!!

soggibottom said...

It could have been me... so very sorry... I was in a bit of a dash !
I had to repair the arms... you held onto them so tightly that I thought at one point of giving in. :-) :-)
Your need might have been greater than mine... BUT NO... I HAVE IT... :-)
Cold down here in South Devon you know :-) Believe that and you will believe any thing.. ah. sorry matey... better luck next time eh ! :-)xxx

Stephen Tremp said...

Women ... I'll never understand why you shop so much and can be so competitive when there is on ly one item left LOL!

Lydia K said...

Grr, pushy shoppers are so annoying. Glad you got something to go home with anyway!

Cat Chat With Caren And Cody said...

you are waaaaay too nice! I would have bared my claws and HISSED at her....BIG TIME!

Joanna St. James said...

ha ha ha I feel sorry for the poor woman now, she's got a thousand bloggy poxes and rashes and whatnot hanging over her head.
I was a seasonal staff at next so I completely get the whole psycho shopper thing. People just loose it when they see the sale sign

Plain Jane said...

There will always be another bargain. At least you think people are more important than clothing.

The Chair Speaks said...

Thank you for visiting us and sending all those healing purrs. The battle Cinders face now is taking all those meds.

Oooo Charlie, this lovely bag is big enough for you to snooze in!

m.q said...

really rude!!

The Golden Eagle said...

How rude!

Glad to hear you still got some bargains. :)

Jayne said...

She swiped it out of your hand?! Blimey. Take heart in knowing it will never suit her, this swiped coat. Swiped stuff never looks good on the swiper. I read it somewhere so it must be true. ;)

Ellie said...

How rude! I would probably have reacted the same as you, though. I'd have just stood there open-mouthed. It reminds me of a hotel we stayed in years ago. There were six of us waiting for them to cook some more bacon and fried eggs, and when it arrived the couple at the front of the cue took it all. All of it! Aggh.

Glad you still got a bargain!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Oh my! That was rude wasn't it? Glad you were able to come away with a few other good bargains. I love a good sale!

Hope there was a bit of cat nip in that shopping bag for Charlie :)

LTM said...

Hooray for bargains! And scratches to precious Charlie~ :o) <3

Marg said...

That is just terrible. Good thing you didn't have your arms in the sleeves. I am with Katnip, a pox of boils to that woman. Glad you got some good bargains.
Charlie you have a good nose for good deals. Keep your Mom tuned in. Take care.

roxy said...

Obviously, the shopper needed the coat for a dying relative, asap. Or maybe her goldfish was being held for ransom. There's no other excuse for poaching like that. Glad you found the skirt and top, Kitty. Yay, spring clothes!!!