Things I Bought This Week

This was a really boring shopping week for me.

Hot Rollers
I use hot rollers a lot to give my flat and dead straight hair a little bit of body. My current set is dying a slow death. The heating element is now only distributing heat to about half of the rollers. I have a lot of hair. I need all of them.

I found these at a thrift store for $5.00. I normally wouldn’t buy rollers from a second hand store due to the cootie factor, but they where in their original box, still wrapped in plastic. I’d be really surprised if they’d ever been used.

Toothbrush
I’ ve been having a dreadful time with my teeth lately. My dentist told me I’ve been brushing too hard. My hygienist now tells me I’m not brushing hard enough. This was disconcerting news. Brushing my teeth was one of those basic things I really thought I’d mastered a long time ago. Both of them suggested I get a new electric toothbrush. Specifically, this one (conveniently sold at their office):

I took their advice, although I bought it elsewhere for a lower price (mama didn’t raise no fool). It has a timer and sensor to take out the guesswork. Who knew this could be so complicated?

Also purchased this week, but not shown: a 10 kg bag of lawn fertilizer and some grass seed. It’s getting to be that time of year where all of my financial resources will be going toward things like dirt, mulch and insecticides. Of course, this also means summer is on the horizon. Yay!

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