I was talking with a friend the other day on how I never buy anything new, only to realize how DEAD WRONG I was when I actually went to jot them all down, haha…
Literally only came up with two things, although they are the biggest things:
- A car
- A house
Now secretly I’d love to one day experience both of these even though I know my wallet would kill me (I want to have that new car smell/warranty and customize my dream house from scratch!), but as of today I’m a virgin new home/car buyer which I’m sure has worked in my favor over the years :)
As far as everything else in life though??
Apparently I’m REALLY good at buying that new! Haha… Took me all but 15 seconds to list out everything I’ve bought new over the past 39 years:
- Domain names
- Power tools
- Cell phones
- Engagement/wedding rings
- Sporting equipment*
Now half the list I also buy used too pretty often, particularly with books, furniture and kids clothes/toys (the asterisks above notates all the stuff we also buy used), but as you can see there’s still a lot of things we pick up right off the rack.
Pretty eye opening seeing it all displayed like that. And as you’ve probably noticed, I’m riding a wave of “bullet point” journaling on the blog right now, circa the old days of writing down logs. Only here on the web!! (Wait a minute… web, logs, weblogs – blogs! Heyo!)
Anywho, a fun exercise to dive into if I’ve got you curious now…
Anyone else never buy a car or house right off the lot? Anyone recently do it and now want to try convincing the rest of us that we’re missing out? :)