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Sidewalk sale rejects: The good, the bad, the inexplicable
Instead of the usual "It's the sidewalk sale, it's hot, it's crowded and people got up early" story, the paper decided to actually get out and shop this year. A handful of staffers got $20 on the house to spend in a designated category, tweeting and blogging along the way. Not my worst assignment ever!
I did my due diligence in the home decor category (and scored a couple cool things — check them out on our live blog, the 1 p.m. entry). But, let’s be honest, it is impossible to not be distracted by all the other random items out there. I'm sharing a few.
Things I wanted to buy but didn’t:
Things I didn’t buy, and didn’t want to:
Things I bought but don’t really know why: