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I Blame MawB ( not my fault at all!)

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lemongrove Wed 08-Jan-20 20:15:51

After reading the buying new boots thread started by MawB,
It reminded me that she had introduced me to the buying Skechers habit 😊 a couple of years ago.I looked at Amazon and found yet another pair of Go Walks to buy....a bargain!
Finger hovered over ‘buy now’ ( resistance is futile) .....they will arrive in a few days.
Now, what else can I save money on?

Marydoll Wed 08-Jan-20 20:22:49

Poor Maw! I'm going to blame her for the pair of boots (which I didn't need) that I picked up from Clarks today! grin
It was reading her thread that led me to trawling the internet, I have no willpower.

They are lovely, even the assistant commented on them. I did put a pair into the charity bag, to compensate.
It's not really an excuse, is it? blush

tanith Wed 08-Jan-20 20:25:47

Me too 🤣

Marydoll Wed 08-Jan-20 20:27:31

😂

GrannyGravy13 Wed 08-Jan-20 20:29:54

I blame MawB for introducing me to Sahara..............££££

Pudding123 Wed 08-Jan-20 20:31:05

And me ,very comfortable for my walking .So glad I have discovered Sketcher's they are so light,my walking boots were very heavy.

EllaKeat Wed 08-Jan-20 20:32:21

Personally, I blame MawB for global warming, the recession and the fact I have no chocolate in the house to eat.

Disgraceful😯

Septimia Wed 08-Jan-20 20:37:01

She can take the blame for me having bought a pair of boots online this afternoon......

In my defence I had been looking at them for some time and they were in the sale.

MawB Wed 08-Jan-20 20:41:11

sadsadsad
Mea maxima culpa

But while I’ve got you here, have you checked out the Seasalt sale? Alas I bought this back in late summer instead of waiting for the sale. sad

lemongrove Wed 08-Jan-20 20:44:02

Haha Ella ( you only have yourself to blame for scoffing all the Christmas chocs though.😁
Marydoll are you going to share the name or post a pic of the Clarks boots ( we may all want a pair.)

Chewbacca Wed 08-Jan-20 20:53:19

It's all Maw's fault that I've got bought these. Did I need more boots? No! But at £30, it seemed rude to refuse!

annodomini Wed 08-Jan-20 20:57:55

Maw introduced me to Woolovers. I have quite a collection now.

Chewbacca Wed 08-Jan-20 21:00:36

It seems to me that MawB is responsible for a lot of ££££££'s being spent by us poor, weak souls!

morethan2 Wed 08-Jan-20 21:06:06

She’s a temptress wink

GrannyGravy13 Wed 08-Jan-20 21:07:58

MawB is the backbone of the UK economygrin

lemongrove Wed 08-Jan-20 21:11:35

Or.....a shopping activist posing as a gran?🤣

MawB Wed 08-Jan-20 21:11:59

Oh Chewbacca those are very nice! envy

lemongrove Wed 08-Jan-20 21:13:08

Oooh, I do like those Chewy ( leave them overnight in The Alphabet Bar) I will take care of them for you.

jacq10 Wed 08-Jan-20 21:18:12

annodomini - me too!! At the moment I am resisting tempation by not opening my e-mails from Woolovers highlighting their current sale bargains - repeating to myself "I do not need any more jumpers"! Last one was a pink cashmere and I didn't "need" that one!

Hetty58 Wed 08-Jan-20 21:19:59

I've moved away from Sketchers for boots and trainers as they wear down too quickly with all the walking I do. I still like them for summertime, though. It's Merrell trainers and lots of Fitflop styles for me.

Madgran77 Wed 08-Jan-20 21:39:54

Skechers ...I'm a fan; anyone tried the skechers boots for winter? They are equally brilliant

Madgran77 Wed 08-Jan-20 21:41:50

If you like sea salt you would probably like Mistral too!wink

gmarie Wed 08-Jan-20 21:53:05

I just ordered a pair of Tardis slippers from Ebay. Drat. Can't blame MawB for that. hmm

Scribbles Wed 08-Jan-20 21:53:15

I would never ordinarily have said this but, since we're having a blame MawB day .... I blame her for the recycled cashmere poncho I bought to fend off the icy draughts of winter.

My regret is that it hasn't been really, really cold yet so not much opportunity to snuggle in it.grin

I shall probably blame MawB, too, when I give in to temptation and buy these boots in the Zalando sale.

MawB Wed 08-Jan-20 22:22:39

Hurray Scribbles if it was I who pointed you towards the wonderful Turtle Doves !
PS love those boots...