I was in the mall last weekend and having braved the parking garage and finally squeezing into a spot between two badly parked SUVs (don't even get me started!
), I headed to Nordstrom
to accomplish my main goal: to turn a $20 gift card into a jar of Mario Badescu Healing Cream. Unfortunately, this particular Nordstrom did not carry the entire line and so I couldn't complete my mission. The polite saleswoman told me the item could be found at their location at The Grove (much farther in distance, same irritating parking issues...
) or at the Sephora
in Century City (referring me to another store? How "Miracle on 34th Street" is THAT?!!!
As I sighed and started to turn away defeated, she piped up with, "If the item costs at least $25, we can order it and have it shipped to you for free...
Well, what do you know--the Healing Cream costs $26, so I was in luck. Ordered Saturday afternoon, arrived on Tuesday. No muss, no fuss--and no shipping fees. And most importantly, no having to drag myself across town to locate the product.
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