No, I Do Not Work At Applebee’s.

Tue, Mar 17, 2009

RanDUMB, The Fiance

I wore a denim shirt today. Not a crappy denim shirt, a nice Ralph Lauren tailored denim shirt with a jaunty scarf. I received snotty comments from 2 people. One snotty commenter was the Fiance. He hates when I wear denim shirts. Dork tries to order food from me. He will ask me how long I’ve been working at Applebee’s, what time do I get off work, are the riblets fresh, etc. He will yell across the living room “I’m ready for my check!”. Argh.

So I did what any other pms’ing chick would do. I grabbed my 20% off Lord & Taylor coupon and did some damage.

Cashmere Ralph Lauren sweater – Regularly $218. Mine for $22.

Kate Hill blazer – Regularly $198. Mine for $26.

Kate Hill long sleeve t-shirt – Regularly $36(?). Mine for $12.

Michael Kors shirt – Regularly $99.50. Mine for $32(?)

I was doing well on my bargain shopping till I swung by the Kate Spade jewelry section to swoon over those darn earrings again. I have been drooling over them for a few months. The cashier said I could use the 20% off coupon on them and…I got em. Originally I wanted the blue/lime ones but I settled on the pink/peach ones. Minus the 20% coupon = still too much…but I desperately wanted them and there is no way in hell they scream “Applebee’s”. For the price they were charging I expected a Kate Spade box to store them in. Nope, just the run of the mill L&T box. :::shakes fist in the air:::


*my memory sucks and I’m too lazy to get up and check the specific price, close enough. Did I mention the pms?

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10 Comments For This Post

  1. april Says:

    I like the new digs. Can I ask that your top post be full and the later posts be click to read more? I’m lazy and I don’t want to have to move my finger.

    If not, then I’ll live.

  2. admin Says:


    Umm, probably not but I’ll look into it. Still getting to know the template, we’re not intimate yet.

  3. PJ Says:

    Verrry funny! Love your blog. I ditto the request made by April to have your latest post in full and the others to be click to read, if possible. I read you during morning coffee, in a recliner….you get the picture.

  4. Hallie Says:

    “Are the ribblets fresh?”
    May I recommend that you start selling a bumper sticker in your merch section that asks this compelling question?
    Come to think of it, it would also look f’n brilliant written in icing. but that’s more of a hint for him.
    I have said it before and I’ll say it again, marry the dude. Like a year ago.

  5. admin Says:

    My Feedburner is down again. Sorry!

    I agree about the top post being full rather than shortened. I don’t know if the template will allow that, but will definitely look into it.


  6. bungalowbliss Says:

    What, no pic of you in the fab shirt? Come on!

  7. lsaspacey Says:

    Important question: Were you wearing your 20 pieces of flair?

  8. admin Says:

    Oh honey, I always have my flair on…LOL

  9. Saurooon Says:

    Super post, Need to mark it on Digg


  10. Hobosic Says:

    Hi there,
    Interesting, I`ll quote it on my site later.

    Thank you

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