Monday, July 18, 2011

Birthday present dilema, can he really be right?

  My birthday is August 5th. I am trying to decide what I would like. I thought I had it all figured out but now Dh has me doubting myself. I like gadgets but then seem to not use them much. Dh likes to point this out & I then get to remind him that he is the same way.
  I have the original nook but don't use it all that often. I use it more now that I added the app to my iPhone. I wanted a Keurig for Christmas. It really is not geared towards someone like me because I am not a coffee drinker. The last thing I wanted was my karaoke machine. It is not getting used as much as I would like either.
  That now leads me to my newest want. I want an iPad with 3g capability. I have a lap top & desk top but want a tablet computer. I want to be able to walk wherever I want to be without lugging around the weight of a laptop. My nook has Internet capability, so does my iPhone.
  Dh worries that I will not like it as well I think. He says it is like having my iPhone be the size of my Nook. We are looking to upgrade to the new iPhone that is coming out this fall. He said there are things I still will not be able to do. I know it does not support Flash & I am not sure what else.
  I have tried to ask what others think of theirs but you gt mixed reviews just like with anything else. I really want to be sure before we lay down over $900 for it. I am going to pay for 1/2 of it with gift cards I have from Target (this was my suggestion, he has no problem paying for it all). He suggested we save the money & get me a Mac laptop which I know I don't want.
  I am now not sure what I want at all & it is driving me nuts. I just don't want to get it & then have to admit my Dh was right. That is not what I want for my 34th birthday haha


  1. Maybe instead of a gadget you could use the money to go on a fun little trip. I am a new follower from Monday Monkey Blog Hop. I hope you stop by and visit me and follow if you like what you see! Have a great week and Happy Early Birthday!

  2. The problem with that is I would spend the whole time taking care of a 4 month old. That does not sound like a lot of fun to me

  3. Hi, Im following from monday monkey hop, I hope you'll check us out

  4. hi - hopping over from Monday Monkey hop and I'm a new follower.
    You know - all the gadgets out now-a-days get me so confused. I'm a bit behind on all the new technology. My mom has more gadgets than I do. That just seems Hope you figure it out - it is a big decision because things ain't cheap.

  5. i wouldnt get it..but thats me
    i just spent $250 on a cute netbook and its great
    i put it on a pillow while on the couch breastfeeding Giada or when sge is sleeping on me. i love it!
    hi im a new follower from Monkey Hop Monday
    i would love a follow back
    have a great week!
    From Cristin To Mommy

  6. We have 2 netbooks for the girls & they drive me nuts. That is still something that is plugged in and not able to go with me if we go on a trip & such. Thanks for the suggestion though :)

  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog :) Following you back!
    Jen @ My Secret Home

  8. You're welcome and thanks for following...following back.....

  9. following you from monday mingle ..

    oh and hey my BF birthday is the 6th!


  10. Hi! My birthday was last week. A kindle was my suggested gift but I opted for new Carol Hochman pj's instead. New follower from Monday Hop! I would love for you to stop by to say hi & return follow!

  11. I say take the money and go to the spa!
    I'm your newest follower! Stop in at Closer to Lucy's when you get a chance!

  12. Oh man if I had the choice to get a MAC I sure would... I am drooling just THINKING about it...

    Why not get a cheaper ipad? Don't they have them for like $600?

    Either way, good luck. :)

  13. Sadie,
    The thing is I don't want another lap top. I was going for the largest memory & I know I want 3G.

  14. I am not a spa person at all. I got my hair cut recently & will be getting hi lites this fall. I get most things that I want so I am aiming for something bigger for my birthday that i would not normally get

  15. Following from the hop! Come visit me at

    Hope you have a great evening. :)