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To not want to go tO IKEA tomorrow?

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HelloBear Sat 06-Apr-13 01:23:33

supossed to be going with my DH to look at kitchens. It's an 2 hour drive.

I can NOT face it, had a hard week and I'm exhausted. Will have a 5mo with us who is likely to scream through whole process.

Please tell me IANBU to tell DH we have different plans tomorrow!

Oh and it's got to be this w-end!

HelloBear Sat 06-Apr-13 01:24:23

Hmmmmm looking at the time I realise it is today.

anonymosity Sat 06-Apr-13 01:25:51

what about checking out the kitchens online, on the IKEA website?

McNewPants2013 Sat 06-Apr-13 01:26:50

Ikea should do divorces is all I can say.

WhatTheWaterGaveMe Sat 06-Apr-13 01:27:05

YABU I love ikea. The cakes/tarts in the restaurant are scrummy.

However I am a 15 minute drive so you are also NBU.
Is it really that far for you sad

OldBagWantsNewBag Sat 06-Apr-13 01:28:41

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

IsThatTrue Sat 06-Apr-13 01:28:42

YANBU ikea on a Saturday is like the seventh circle of hell!

bellabelly Sat 06-Apr-13 01:29:09

Oh god, I went on Wednesday (without children, I might add) - yanbu because it IS hell but on th eother hand, you'll feel glad when it's all over... and your baby might surprise you and sleep/have a lovely time. But I feel your pain, I really do.

IsThatTrue Sat 06-Apr-13 01:29:27

oldbag grin

AgentZigzag Sat 06-Apr-13 01:31:54

I came across this last night grin

Proof YANBU.

Nobody needs Cunting Pillows in their life.

jinsymaw Sat 06-Apr-13 01:32:35

Flat pack helllllllllll! Do what I do when I have to visit in-laws or similar nightmarish scenarios and feign illness. Send him and Dc on their merry way and put your feet up. Self-preservation of body and mind.

Grumpla Sat 06-Apr-13 01:32:39

Meatballs <drools>

OldBagWantsNewBag Sat 06-Apr-13 01:34:01

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Startail Sat 06-Apr-13 01:35:56

I love ikea and I would love it if DH took me to look at kitchens. ours was past it when we moved in 14 years ago.

pollypandemonium Sat 06-Apr-13 01:38:08

No way. Not unless you are there the minute it opens. Not on a Saturday in school holidays with a baby including a 2 hour drive.

Their kitchens are great, we did ours ourselves and it's beautiful. But we always went in the evening, to the quietest shop, during the week. Most branches are open til 10pm.

Once you have got the general idea of what you want you can order most of it online anyway.

HelloBear Sat 06-Apr-13 01:38:39

agent love it!

Cunting pillows grin

Though my dm and I had a very immature laugh the other day at their website '2 knob' storage.

Don't have to fake illness as have fecking mastitis.

That's it we are NOT going.

HelloBear Sat 06-Apr-13 01:40:56

Cheers oldbag and I am a lazy girl.

pollypandemonium Sat 06-Apr-13 01:41:39

Jeez. Mastitis as well. Take it easy and go another time. Buy all the pullout drawers you can afford and think through your waste recycling very carefully.

pollypandemonium Sat 06-Apr-13 01:43:01

Check out 'Ikeafans' for ideas and experience.

AgentZigzag Sat 06-Apr-13 01:45:06

In my head I love Ikea, but the RL experience just goes to show that Swedish shopping psychology can't be applied to a British framework.

Ancient and violent parts of the brain are kicked into action and we regress 10000 years.

HelloBear Sat 06-Apr-13 02:37:23

Just woke up DH with the pretence of helping with baby and said don't think we should go.

He agreed smile

No IKEA (but b&q, homebase, wren and John Lewis instead)

MakeNoResolutions Sat 06-Apr-13 04:36:21

I love IKEA and making flat pack furniture. But glad you're not going as it will be hellish today!

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