Once upon a time, I went insane

Back in September, I lost my mind. It was just for a moment, but it was a definite psychotic break. And it’s taken me until now to talk about it.

In my normal state, I don’t

  • Shop online
  • Make impulse purchases, especially not over $20
  • Buy much decor

These aren’t formal rules. I’m just very frugal and tend to avoid purchases that I view as “frivolous.”

Well, in a moment of insanity, I whipped out my credit card and bought something that is the very definition of frivolous.

Behold my papier-maché goose head.

I first saw it on Lindsay’s blog, and it was pretty much love at first sight. Although, in all fairness, the goose wasn’t a complete impulse. I did think about this purchase for 24 hours before I finally pulled out my credit card and logged in to Etsy.

When the box came, I couldn’t even tell Matt what was in the package. And once I opened it, he still didn’t understand why I had to buy it (and Matt knows my history).

And I think it’s time you know this bit of my history too. Next week, I’ll share the story of Bill.


10 thoughts on “Once upon a time, I went insane

  1. Hi Julia! I’m new to your site and am excited to catch up on your previous posts. I’m so curious to see what you do with this papier mache goose head — too funny!

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