Today I went with my family to go boxing day shopping in the city (Winnipeg). It was a zoo to say the least. We spent more than 15 minutes trying to turn at one intersection. It was crazy.
We went to Ikea first, where we bought very little for the amount of time we spent there. We also had lunch here. Their Swedish meatballs are amazing! Roasted chicken on the other hand was not as great. I did not end up buying anything here although I did want a couple of different Kitchen sets, bedrooms, and bathrooms (I am easily tempted).
Our next stop was Winners. We were not winners. We walked in and discovered a disaster. It was a mess and there was next to nothing worth buying. I think we walked out with 1 or 2 items. This was probably the most disappointing store we went to. The next store we went to was Costco. This was an ok visit. I bought some cat litter, and a new keyboard and mouse for my surface (Tablet).
I had to start a new paragraph for the next store I visited. Sam and I went to Chapters! I love books, I really wanted to go here because I have a cousin named Amber who has been in Germany for a whole year. She is coming back to Canada on January 6, 2014, and I wanted to get her something. I decided to get her a book called Crazy Love by Francis Chan. I can say this because I am pretty sure she doesn’t know about this blog and won’t read it :P. Anyways, I got her this book, but I also got myself 2 books. One is by my favourite author, the book is called ‘Battle Magic’ by Tamora Pierce. The second book I got is called ‘The Fall of Arthur’ by J.R.R. Tolkien. I decided to get the second book because I had never seen a book by J.R.R. Tolkien that was not involved in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ world.
After this we went to eat supper. We went to my least favourite restaurant. Red Lobster. My whole family including my sisters fiancé loves seafood. I hate it, with a passion. Everyone at the table ordered some form of seafood and I ordered some chicken. My meal was definitely not worth what my parents paid for it. It was dry and the portions were tiny. That is all I will say about it because if I go any further I would probably rant.
In the end, I think that the trip was good. I got to spend some quality time with my family, and I got some new things. Although I did not enjoy supper I enjoyed the rest of the day. So, thanks Mom and Dad for taking us to the city!