Let's Make A Deal
"We could get the 4-year warranty with it," he suggested.
"I'm sick of washing dishes by hand," he said.
"I do most of it. And I'm sick of not having a bed frame and a headboard. We've been married 20 years. Aren't old marrieds supposed to have some bedroom furniture?"
"Old marrieds are supposed to have a working dishwasher."
The upshot? Readers, we bought a used Frigidaire dishwasher on Craig's List. With much trepidation on my part, of course, and only after extracting a promise from Larry that the remaining cash he wanted to waste on a new dishwasher would be given to me to spend at IKEA.
I drive a hard bargain.
[Oh, and the winner of the Starbucks gift card is momwhoknits! Please email me your address! I guess I'll have to sound stupid here, but is there Starbucks in Canada?]