Friday, January 4, 2013

Early Birthday Pressie

Guess what hubby is getting me for my birthday? Oh yeah, the Alice & Olivia Neiman Marcus/Target bike (orig $500, now $149.99).

Wednesday night when I was putting together yesterday's post, the bike was not available online. It was only by chance today when I came back into my pod at work and one of my cube mates was on the Target website looking for socks, that I told her about the 70% off deal. I was showing her some of the things I bought and she was telling me about some of the blouses she tried on. Next thing I see - THE BIKE! I practically crawled over my desk and hers to get a better look at the price and availability. I told her, "Quick - add it to your cart to see if it's available." Sure enough it was!

So I sent hubby a text asking if it was okay to make such a purchase for my birthday. Normally I don't ask my husband if I want to buy things but seeing as this was a pretty big item that would be coming to the house and it was over $100, I thought I would ask. To my surprise he responded, "No...but I can buy you one." I felt guilty and quickly replied with, "Noooo." He said, "Sorry but those are the rules. Send me the link." I love my man. He's such a sweetheart. He actually thanked me after for making a great suggestion for my birthday gift. After I triple thanked him, I told him that I'm pretty easy to buy for and that Zara is always a good fall back if he's ever at a loss.

So here it is and I can't wait for it to come. I can't wait to ride it along the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg. If you are ever down there on the weekends and see a fashionable woman riding a colorful bike, it's probably NOT me! Chances are the bike will be more fashionable than me since I tend to only dress up during the workweek.

Go and get this bike online. It ships for free. It got 5 out of 5 stars in reviews. Other not-so-glamorous bikes will set you back at least $100. This one is just too cute to pass up!

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  1. That bike is adorable! I'm sure you'll have a blast riding it. Happy early birthday. I'm off to NYC this weekend to celebrate my birthday, which is Monday.

    1. Oh that's right, we are about a week apart in birthdays. Do some fun shopping in the city this weekend. I'm having NY withdrawals! But I don't miss the cold weather and darkness. Can't wait to hear about your adventures. Hubby and I are going out to eat at a swanky lounge in downtown St Pete on Thurs, I have Friday off, and then I'm going to have tea and scones with mom and sister on my bday. Have a great bday, Lissy!

  2. How exciting! I was eying that bike for my mom's birthday (though she really wants coaster brakes) and think I may just get it since the price is so nice. Enjoy, it's adorable, and happy birthday!

    1. Thanks Allie! Hopefully the bike will be here in time for my bday. :-)