Thursday, June 26, 2008

Our Big Splurge!

We never buy the newest thing, when it's the newest thing. Our budget conscious and frugal sides just can't seem to be able to part with a huge amount of hard earned money for something that we know in a year or two will be much cheaper. That being said we finally splurged on something while it is still new! We bought a Nintendo Wii!

With part of the money from the stimulus check from Uncle Sam we went ahead and got a Wii and the Wii Fit. (The rest of the money is going towards Erik's Writing Boot Camp he will be attending the last week of July. Did we mention how proud we are of him?)

Yes, we could have spent that money on reducing our debt or some other worthwhile cause but we decided for once to spend a little on us. We will have had our Wii for a week tomorrow! And let's just say we are glad that we spent the money on it!

Not only is it more interactive than most video games but with the Wii Fit we can track our weight loss goals. We have been exercising everyday a little more diligently now that we know that our weight and BMI is going to be taken everyday and our progress charted.

For those of you who are worried about everyone seeing your weight and such on the Wii Fit, you needn't worry. You can password protect all your info so no one else can see it. None of us opted for that. The girls, well they just don't need to worry. I don't know Erik's reasons. And me? I figure that if you can't tell just by looking at me that I have ballooned up this last year, you won't be able to see the numbers on the screen anyway!

Mia playing the Wii Fit!

Emma playing the Wii Fit!

Mia playing her favorite game, bowling!

Emma playing her favorite game, boxing!

So, if anyone is wondering about the Wii come on over and give our Wii a test drive!


Monty&Kristin said...

Looks like fun! Good luck with that!