To honor my love for Amazon, today's giveaway is a $15 Amazon Gift Card.
I discovered Amazon Prime in 2011 while searching for pieces to go with my Halloween costume. The place I work does an event every year where we are open to the public with Top-To-Bottom decorations for several different sections. My section was the Enchanted Forest, and I was Robin Hood.
We wanted to go all out, and I wanted to be true to my character. I searched through Amazon and discovered with Prime (a free trial) I could get free 2 day shipping. Shortly after signing up, I found a Bow and Arrows set...and my strangest purchase from Amazon to date.
My Robin of Loxley Dagger.
Suffice it to say, it was the crown jewel of my outfit. The hilt even says "Robin of Loxley" and has the fabled coat of arms. The blade was dull, though it could be sharpened to be dangerous. It hooked onto my belt and I fell in love with it. Before I strapped it to my side, I had several people ask me if I was "Katniss Everdeen" because of my Bow. I showed them my dagger, and there was no longer doubt.
The whole night I FELT like Robin Hood (or Robyn Hood, as I was referenced). I even had several little boys come running up to have their picture taken with me - "because Robin Hood is cool and so is she!" They exclaimed.
I love Halloween. I love dressing up. And I love my strange little dagger. It's a novelty piece that I keep with my always. Unfortunately, I can't wear it this year when I dress as American Dream for our Marvel Comics Theme. But I do plan to have a real Captain America shield...so that should suffice.
What about you? What's the strangest thing you've ever bought online? Can you even mention it, or is it far to embarassing to ellude to?
Don't worry - here in the Asylum you're safe. We won't tell.
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- Enjoy the party - it's about having fun!