Booking Through Thursday

A weekly meme about (mostly) books and reading.

Windfall April 16, 2009

Filed under: Wordpress — --Deb @ 1:30 am

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Yesterday, April 15th, was Tax Day here in the U.S., which means lots of lucky people will get refunds of over-paid taxes.

Whether you’re one of them or not, what would you spend an unexpected windfall on? Say … $50? How about $500?

(And, this is a reading meme, so by rights the answer should be book-related, but hey, feel free to go wild and splurge on anything you like.)


Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

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90 Responses to “Windfall”

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  2. thekoolaidmom Says:

    Couldn’t sleep, so I thought I’d check to see if you’re up… and you are ;-) Right now, as I sit here, I’m first… but we’ll see where I go when I “Submit” :-D

    Grab Me a Bit of the Lone Star

  3. Shannon C. Says:

    I get all rambly when I’m tired. But my post is here.

  4. BooksPlease Says:

    Here’s

    Last week my link on here didn’t get on the blog – I hope this one does!

  5. Julia Says:

    Happy Thursday everyone! (Hi Deb!)

    Here Mine!

  6. Nicole Says:

    I’m up! Made it before blogger went down!

  7. Jo Says:

    Extra money-Briliant! Mine’s here

  8. Meghan Says:

    Here‘s mine! Have a good day, everyone!

  9. Kat Says:

    Happy BTT! Here’s mine. Cheers!

  10. Mo Says:

    I dream of this every time I walk into my spare bedroom/office/library/craft room….some day….

    http://mosmind.blogspot.com/2009/04/if-i-were-carpenter.html

    Have a great weekend everybody!

  11. Novroz Says:

    Huaa I love this week’s question or imagination :)

    Mine’s Up :)

    Happy BTT guys…

  12. Barbara H. Says:

    No answer on my blog this week, because my answer is short and basic: we usually use it to pay off some debts or to finance a special house project or need. We usually give some portion of it away to a special cause or need.

  13. Carol Says:

    My post is up. Happy BTT everyone.

  14. Matthew Says:

    My Answer is up. It’s very short this week.

    Happy BTT everyone. :)

  15. Jo Says:

    Here’s my post on my fantasy book reviews blog, Ink and Paper.

  16. thebluestockingguide Says:

    Here is mine!

    Windfall

  17. CoversGirl Says:

    Oh, if only! My wishful thinking is up here.

  18. Christine Says:

    Here’s my answer: http://shereadsbooks.org/2009/btt-windfall/

    Have a lovely Thursday, everyone.

  19. mizb17 Says:

    :P I love questions like this, where you get to dream a little. ;)
    Here’s my answer: http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/2009/04/16/btt-windfall/ ~MizB

  20. Megan Says:

    I’m up this week, too! As Abba would say, “Money, money, money . . . always sunny . . . in a rich man’s world.” :)

    http://writemeg.wordpress.com/2009/04/16/booking-through-thursday-windfall/

  21. Juliann Says:

    The reality is that we would probably spend the money on bills but it was fun to pretend!
    http://unwrittenwrites.blogspot.com/2009/04/booking-through-thursday.html

  22. Kim Says:

    I’m up!

  23. I realized we can use our refund to buy something bookish that we were going to spend money on anyway. Hooray!

    My answer.

  24. Kaila Says:

    My entry is up here!

  25. Sherrie Says:

    Hi!
    Mine is posted. You can see it here:
    http://sherriesbooks.blogspot.com/2009/04/booking-through-thursday_16.html Have a great day!!

    Sherrie

  26. Library Diva Says:

    Not very bookish, but my answer is here: http://yourlibrarycard.blogspot.com/2009/04/splurges.html. Happy BTT, all, and may your wildest dreams come true!

  27. Shauna Says:

    Interesting question. My answer is here.

  28. Simon S Says:

    Hmmm I answered it very quickly and then went of on a tangent!

    http://savidgereads.blogspot.com/2009/04/getting-your-moneys-worth.html

  29. Bellezza Says:

    I’m anxious to see what you would spend it on, if we could grab it back out of the hands that hold it…mine is here:

    http://dolcebellezza.blogspot.com/2009/04/booking-through-thursday.html

  30. Alexa Says:

    here’s mine. I want that bookcase. It would free up floor space too :)

    http://notenoughbookshelves.blogspot.com/2009/04/btt-windfall.html

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  33. claire Says:

    My bookish wishlist is here.

  34. Andrea Says:

    Mine is nothing fun….It’s here

  35. byrningbunny Says:

    http://byrningbunny.wordpress.com

    A short one this week

  36. Shoshana Says:

    I’d buy shoes or books for me…but the reality of it is, I’d buy books for my five children or shoes or toys.

    It seems like I find myself always shopping for things my children likes, even if I set out to shop just for me.

  37. Poppy Says:

    Not a book related answer, but since I already spent my refund, I didn’t feel like I could just make up something else I’d spend the money on.

    http://personal.poppyphotodesign.com/2009/04/17/booking-through-thursday-3/

  38. Vega Says:

    A little late, but here is mine, plus a little extra on what (non-tax) money I lately DID spend on books.

    http://ath.aovandire.net/?p=1159

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