Thursday, April 02, 2009

Cutting Back

Like any good taskmaster, our Economy demands certain things from us.  Certain sacrifices.

Yes, I have anthropomorphized the economy.  What of it?

I like having a nice hand soap in the bathroom and had a particular obsession with Molton Brown's Naran Ji scent.



But as the Economy started thrashing in its death rattle, something about spending $25 on hand soap felt a little wrong.

Not cheating on your taxes wrong, but maybe swiping some pens from the office wrong.

So I searched for an alternative.

Something that would be pretty on the sink, have a light scent, but not cloying.

And I hit the nail on the head my first time out.



It smells awesome, is available at my local Whole Foods, and best of all, costs less than a complicated order at Starbucks.

Much better for These Economic Times.

10 comments:

City Girl said...

THe sentence "Not cheating on your taxes wrong, but maybe swiping some pens from the office wrong" made me LOL. Thank you for a brighter Friday :) PS - I love that hand soap, also love Burts Bees :)

Anonymous said...

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Ariel said...

Awesome blog! I'm laughing right now because I can relate to almost all of your posts in a weird dejavu kind of way. Here's my pick for affordable hand soap. (And the bottle is pretty too~)
http://www.drugstore.com/qxp164953_333181_sespider/method/creamy_hand_wash_olive_leaf.htm

the fake purse ninja said...

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Organic Cosmetics said...

These are some interesting options for cutting down your cosmetic cost. If the products are good then no wonder it can be a good option. :D

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