Saturday was Howard‘s birthday party. Hot Dr’s Wife over at Green Apple Martini was nice enough to host the party at their beautiful home. They have an aquarium to end all aquariums! It is a 550 gallon salt water with all kinds of tropical fish and live coral, even a giant clam! it looked like something out of the zoo! Howard got his present from all of us, and lets just say, he will be able to get his new computer a lot sooner than he had thought! 🙂 Thanks for a great evening! It was great to meet up with all you blogger folk!
Sunday, Dan and I went shopping. He wanted a new phone, and I was after a new light for the kitchen. Dan ended up with a new Red Blackberry Pearl. It is a very nice looking phone, and I would have probably considered it, had it been around when I got my last phone. We also went to Home Depot so I could make use of Dusty and Glen’s birthday present (Thanks you two!). We had one of those crappy lights that just has the exposed round flourescent bulbs in it. I always have found them tacky. Dan was reluctant to give it up, but when I showed him the light I had in mind, he warmed up quickly to it! It is way brighter than the light that was there before and it improves the look of the kitchen!
That night, I went out and finally splurged on my congratulatory present I have been wanting to get for finally selling the condo! I hadn’t planned on getting such a nice one, but I got a great deal on a floor model and a special event for exclusive Best Buy members. I saved almost $1000 off the original price. I had been looking at a cheapo 37″ at Target, but decided to go to this event and do some reserach. I went because there were give-aways, I had no intention of actually buying a tv… But, when I saw the opportunity to get a name brand 40″ for such a great price, I decided to bite the bullet, and go HD. Now I have to work on getting my cable upgraded as it doesn’t handle the analog signal I currently have since I don’t have digital cable. The best part is that I got triple points on my rewards and 18 months no finance! So it should be paid of in no time, and the triple points will get me the new DVD player we need since our current one doesn’t like most DVDs anymore. I’m not ready to go Blue-Ray or HD yet, just an upconverting player, those are less than $100.
So, I guess that means the next Wii party will be at our house! 🙂