We had the best intentions: celebrate Buy Nothing Day at home, avoid the crowds, and paint the corner bedroom.
We got one coat on—just barely—but it really needs a second coat. And we just ran out of paint. So we're off to the store... Oh well. While we're fully aware that we were still consuming (by using paint we had previously purchased) we really wanted to stay above the fray. Read more about Buy Nothing Day at the New York Times or directly from the source.