"Shopping lists are like New Year's resolutions: you start with a clear intention but end up breaking them in the first aisle." © Shoshan
I walked into the supermarket with a clear and simple mission: to buy a loaf of bread. Nothing more, nothing less. But my cart, that mischievous metal companion, had other plans. It seemed to say: "Hey, look at those fresh avocados!", "What about some of that chocolate on sale?". I let myself be swept away, and each aisle became an adventure of culinary discoveries I didn't know I needed. I embarked on an epic odyssey, filling the cart with products that called my name from the shelves. In the end, I left the supermarket with a smile, a full cart, and a feeling of triumph. Upon arriving home, I discovered I had forgotten to buy the loaf of bread. The cart had won again, and I was left wondering how I'd fallen into the irresistible trap of impulse buying. But at least I had enough provisions to survive an apocalypse!
Into the store with a mission so clear,
one single item, no need to fear,
but the cart whispers, with cunning allure,
"buy more," it says, a challenge, for sure.
The deals call to me, discounts take hold,
lost in the aisles, my plans unfold,
what was a quick trip, a purchase so slight,
turns into a battle, an unending fight.
Remember, dear friend, on your next shopping spree,
the store is sly, and the cart's not carefree,
stay your course, don't give into desire,
for impulse buying sets wallets on fire.
Enter with a list, leave with what you need,
let not shopping's power over you take the lead,
and at the aisle's end, you'll find victory sweet,
your wallet thankful, your mission complete.
The phrase inside this image is dedicated to all those people who walk into the store with a plan, but leave with a cart full of surprises, to those who are enticed by the deals and charms of the aisles, and who find joy in the unexpected little treasures of everyday life: "Shopping lists are like New Year's resolutions: you start with a clear intention but end up breaking them in the first aisle." © Shoshan