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The 12 Days of Spending

To keep with my tradition of mildly amusing finance-related Christmas poems, I thought I’d write a tribute to my former life as a spendaholic. Hope this does NOT describe your December and that you all have a fantastic Christmas!

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On the first day of spending and impulsivity,
A card with an annual fee!

On the second day of spending and impulsivity,
Two iPhone 5s
and a card with an annual fee!

On the third day of spending and impulsivity,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the fourth day of spending and impulsivity,
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the fifth day of spending and impulsivity,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the sixth day of spending and impulsivity,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the seventh day of spending and impulsivity,
Seven Gucci handbags,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the eighth day of spending and impulsivity,
Eight bags of sweaters,
Seven Gucci handbags,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the ninth day of spending and impulsivity,
Nine checks a bouncing,
Eight bags of sweaters,
Seven Gucci handbags,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the tenth day of spending and impulsivity,
Ten “get rich quick” schemes,
Nine checks a bouncing,
Eight bags of sweaters,
Seven Gucci handbags,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the eleventh day of spending and impulsivity,
Eleven mani pedis,
Ten “get rich quick” schemes,
Nine checks a bouncing,
Eight bags of sweaters,
Seven Gucci handbags,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

On the twelfth day of spending and impulsivity,
Twelve lame excuses,
Eleven mani pedis,
Ten “get rich quick” schemes,
Nine checks a bouncing,
Eight bags of sweaters,
Seven Gucci handbags,
Six bill collectors,
FIVE HUGE TVs!!!!!!
Four payday loans,
Three meals out,
Two iPhone 5s,
and a card with an annual fee!

About Andrea Whitmer

Andrea is a freelance web designer and single mom trying to maintain a sense of humor in an otherwise chaotic world. She blogs in hopes of helping others avoid the same mistakes she made in the past. Join in the discussion here on So Over This, or connect on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, or Google Plus. You can also subscribe to new posts via RSS so you never miss out!

Comments

  1. Budget & the Beach says:

    ha ha! Nicely done! Merry Christmas!

  2. makemoneycleaningoffices says:

    You were watching me shop, weren't you?

  3. plantingourpennies says:

    haha, absolutely love it. Sharing it on facebook, too! =)

  4. apenny4athought says:

    Hilarious! Love it! Merry Christmas =)

  5. Hahahaha, love it! Merry Christmas :D

  6. 11 mani pedis??

  7. That was awesome, it made me giggle. Merry Christmas!

  8. Andrea, this was great. 8 bags of sweaters?? lol

    This was very creative and it should be a wake up call to some (I'm sure you covered a lot of people with some of them).

  9. Gotta love the finance-related Christmas poems! Happy Holidays

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