I am usually the first person to talk a gang o’ shit about how retail America is quick to shove a holiday on you far before its time. Usually… well, except for when it comes to Halloween. Halloween is exempt of all and if it was up to me that business would be sold year round. I realize that makes me biased and a hypocrite. I totally admit it and accept it.
Slowly but surely I am seeing Fall colors trickle in everywhere, outside and in stores. Of course I like to hit it as early as possible before it gets really picked over and since I was alone I hit the stores that Josh hates the most and Reza gets all cuckoo in: THE CRAFT STORE.
Maybe it was scarring of relationship’s past but Josh REFUSES to set foot in craft stores. In fact, he hates them so much that one time he dropped me off and parked as far away as possible to park the car just so he wouldn’t be seen near it. He has said he would rather run his testicles on a cheese grater than set foot in Michaels ever again. I get it.
Anyway… Joanne’s and Michaels did not disappoint considering they are 95% stocked of orange, black and purple goodness.
Lots of cool loot except for the fact that the stores are getting that gross cinnamon broom stench in the air. That business makes me gag. I had to exercise some serious restraint and thankfully a lot of the cool stuff was in the $1 bins. But 99 cents for that little blank coffin? DUDE. Needless to say there will be a painting project later next month. The washi tape, coffin shaped note cards… yes.
Between this and the arrival of honey crisp apples, I can already feel the Fall joy creeping in. And yes, I am well aware that Halloween is more than two months away. I. Don’t. Care.
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