I am going to live. Just thought you’d like to know. I may not be eating Chinese food again any time soon, though.
So, remember how I bought Chickadee a dress for the wedding? I bought it on eBay, and it’s been a while since I used eBay, see, so I’d forgotten how to speak the language.
The picture was lovely (if a tad blurry). It was advertised as being silk, and in pristine, perfect condition. I thought I’d gotten a great deal.
Sadly, I forgot that on eBay, translation is required.
silk = polyester
pristine = only a couple of stains
perfect = unraveling just a little
Yeah. So. I got burned on eBay. (Actually, I didn’t even get burned. The seller is being a gem about it all, although she’d be more of a gem if she’d listed it properly in the first place, I suppose.)
So what did I do, after my less-than-stellar wedding-related eBay experience?
Well, I tried to buy myself a dress (to wear! at! the! wedding!) at Nordstrom. But they didn’t have my size. First I did a live chat with customer service to see if they could maybe locate it in a store for me, but of course the dress I fell in love was nowhere to be found. And then I did the only logical
I went and bought it on eBay.