Wednesday, January 16, 2013

I might be old :)

So folks, there I said it (in the title). And again here, I might be old. I came to this realization a couple weeks ago when walking around Target after the gym (see! example #37 of why), and they had all the Valentines decor out.

I wanted it all.

I want heart(s) on my hand towel in the kitchen, on my spatulas, on my water glasses. I want pink and red all over. {Here are a few of the things I wanted to scoop right up and take home! Some made it in the cart and then, reluctantly I took most out, oh boo}


I now want decorations and festive stuff for all the non-Holidays! Growing up, only Mom's did this. Only Grandma's did this. Not cool young kids. I fully expect my fully grown college kids may walk through the door at any moment... I kid, sorta.

{This was what made it home, it's hard to see a little trinket dish (red lower right corner), it's a ticket shaped dish that says admit two in light pink with hearts around border}

Am I really old? Or is the stuff getting cuter? The advertising better? What gives? I swear I'm not 43...although I am knocking on 30's door (SOB, bye 20's!).

Please tell me I am not alone.........please. Any.one.out.there...... ;)

17 comments:

  1. I don't think it's an old thing at all! I've always loved decorating for all Holidays. It makes me happy! I wish I had more Valentine's Day stuff. I too spent a hot second adoring all the V-Day stuff at Target and left with nothing (willpower at Target is my new thing this year). I really liked the Admit One candy dish as well!

    Now, my mom has a tree she leaves up year round and just changes out the decorations...that to me is teetering on grandma style!

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  2. You're not alone, don't worry!
    My obsession with decorating for the holidays has been in full force my entire life - so maybe I was born an old soul :)
    Love your valentine's day garland/bunting - I might just need to make one, since my walls look bare without the Christmas decorations.

    xx

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  3. Can't wait to see your "miscellaneous" holiday box in the garage one day !

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  4. You are not alone with this. I love that wreath and think it would have made it home with me for sure. Doesn't make you old one bit. Just means you like to accessorize. :)

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    1. ACCESSORIZE _ I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Perfect way to put it!

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  5. Not alone but I am a wife and mom so yeah. I'm sure that doesn't make you feel better. LOL

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  6. i would just like i say i TOTALLY have those tea towels! valentines day stuff is just TOO cute! so no, you're not alone lady!!

    xo,Taylor
    iLikeMyClothesTaylored.blogspot.com

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  7. I go nuts in Target during the holidays. Last year I bought dish towels, cups, everything! All with hearts on it, of course!

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  8. It's cool. I'm 21 and I did the exact same thing yesterday... It's a thing.
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  9. I'm 28 and I definitely bought that heart wreath from target last week! Embrace holiday decor! :-)

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  11. We definitely used to decorate my college apartments / houses with tons of festive decor for every (and I mean every) holiday. Seeing it always made me feel so cheerful! And not only do I still decorate, but I definitely would not have been able to control myself at Target either.

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  12. This is hilarious. I am obsessed with Target! Their Valentine's decor is absolutely adorable this year, and I'll admit some of it made it home with me too.

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  13. I'm almost 40 and hate theme/holiday stuff except for Christmas so it's not an age thing.

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  14. I love Valentine's Day! That garland is too-cute!

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  15. The heart glasses are super cute!

    Nora
    www.penchantforpretty.com

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