I meant to write something substantive today. I also meant to do a lot of research and not eat a bunch of snacks tonight while everyone else played Guitar Hero II.

Instead I did some reading, did some shopping, and redeemed my debit card points for a gift card, which I redeemed for delicious things from Bath & Body Works. I can’t ever justify spending my own money on fancy bath products, so random gift cards are perfect for this kind of indulgent purchase. I took a bath this afternoon (while doing reading – harder than you’d think with one arm swathed in a plastic bread bag) using the Pecan Passion bath stuff, and now my skin smells like candy, which is always a good thing.

On a not-entirely-related note, and inspired by this couple, who live in a gorgeous but totally simple 250 square foot studio in NYC, I’m going to make a real effort to simplify. I have friends who have one-in-one-out rules for new things, and I think I’m going to try that approach for a while.