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I have a problem.

Friday, August 27, 2010

I was warned that I might get in to trouble at Barker and Meowsky. It was a very close call, but I managed to dodge a $48 bullet.

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The bullet.

I may be biased, but my little pup makes this already adorable jacket look good. Had I not purchased a new running outfit from Lululemon just minutes earlier, I would have caved. Then there's all the furniture and those sequined bloomers from J.Crew. And the tuxedo shorts. I needed those!

My friend Anne was on her way to pick us up to go to lunch, so when she called I tried to explain why we needed this jacket. It was the cutest thing I've ever seen, would be perfect for a cool fall day, and then there's the fact that I love Chicago so much that my dog really should have a Chicago jacket. She said that she felt like she was talking to Becky Bloomwood. I actually read that book. Ok -- I read half. But I know who she is and knew that I was going too far with this one. I took the jacket off my pup and left the store.

I would be lying if I told you that I have not thought about this jacket several times this past week. Would you have splurged? Before you say no, look at that photo! I love my little Chicago pup!

8 comments

  1. I don't know if I would have splurged at that exact moment, but you can bet I'd be stalking that store every week to see if/when the jacket goes on sale. (I buy outfits for my cat when they're on clearance, and I somehow justify the purchases.)

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  2. The cutest thing EVER!!!! HA :)

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  3. ohmygosh... that is ADORABLE!! Look online maybe you can find a similar one for cheaper!

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  4. Hi! We think your dog looks too cute in the Cubs Jacket! He must have it! When you're ready, bring your boy back to see us at barker & meowsky and we'll take 10% off! Just let the staff know that Gus (& Alice) said so! Adorable does have it's rewards!

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  5. You already know my thoughts.....totally splurge worthy, (ps this is sent from my iPad which yes...I totally love!)

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  6. you'll hate me for saying this: but, nope. it's not hard for me to say no -- even to something that adorable.

    pretty much, if it's not on sale (i'm talking at least 40% off) ... I won't buy it.

    ...I did just go check out eBay to see if i could find this cubs pup jacket -- the cheapest was $40.

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