Overspending at Disney

If there’s one thing that Disney’s good at, it’s getting people to spend money.

Pins, also known as hundreds of dollars of souvenirs.

After spending an embarrassing amount of money on our first trip to Disney together (so embarrassing that you get no details), Kevin and I came up with a system to keep it from happening again.

It might come in handy for other folks, so I figured I’d share it here:

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Check out this gift I got

Sorry, I couldn’t come up with a mature, appropriate title for this post so I went with blunt honesty instead.

Sometimes I look around my home and marvel at how many of my favorite things have been gifts from friends and family. From the decoration on my walls to the waterproof speaker in my shower (for audiobooks, naturally) my friends and family have decked out my home so it’s functional and fun.

At my birthday this year it was the same, with clever, funny, and heart-warming gifts from everyone, but I thought this one would be the most interesting for my bookish family.

Behold, the Oxford Library candle:

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