So, I'm just about to order a few things from Amazon.com when I can't muster up the courage to double the cost of my order just to ship it. I might as well not save any money and buy it at the store. Ridiculous, I tell you.
At first I just wanted to order a charger for my phone because I lost my original. I found one for only 75¢ so I ordered two. Then I thought, I might as well get a car charger, too, because they start as low as $4. Now I had two items in my cart.
I thought to myself, "This is sweet. It's Sunday and it's snowing out and I'm shopping from the comfort of my desk chair."
So I spend a few minutes looking over Treo accessories. A 1GB SD card for $14.95? Sign me up! I click 'Add to Cart' excitedly.
What else can I buy? Handbags, Dvds, Books, Jewelry?
Yes, Jewelry! I found a lovely celtic ring for $10.99. Add that, quantity one, in a size 7 please.
Time to proceed to checkout. I only spent $33-something. Not bad at all. I can't get out of Target spending less than that. But after I went through all the filling out of forms and such, the total had jumped to $52!!!
Forget it!! I started deleting items. First the ring, because I have enough jewelry, and besides, it might turn my finger green. Then off came the SD card because I already have one, and I might lose such a small thing as that.
So now I am down to just the two charger cables. Retail value $6.45, but to ship it I pay more than $14!!!
Cancel my order, I'm outta here.
I'm going to the store.