I have the smallest backyard ever! At least, one of the smallest backyards in my neighborhood. One of my biggest issues with my backyard is that I can’t turn the lawn mower around while mowing the lawn.
So, after three summers of using a freebie lawn mower that was on it’s last leg when I got it, I’ve decided that this is the last summer I will struggle with the large lawn mower.
My search began with browsing my standard internet sites, Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot. I decided on the type of lawn mower that I wanted. A small cordless, electric lawn mower. The idea was brilliant. Easy mobility, no having to pump and pull a cord endlessly, and it wouldn’t take up as much space.
Now for the downfall. These smaller lawn mowers were upwards of $250. The cheapest I found with what I was looking for was over $220 at Walmart. Being a very frugal person, I knew this wasn’t the option for me. I may just have to continue to struggle with the mower I have.
With that, I stopped looking and decided that on Labor Day weekend I would check the sale papers to see if there were any good deals. Well, we haven’t made it there yet. Labor day isn’t until next week.
Bingo! A small, cordless, electric lawn mower, only one year old for $100! I did second guess the price because the lawn mower was used and without asking, the seller came down to $80.
I’m usually not the most patient person, but this time being patient paid off big time! Sometimes you find what you are looking for when you really aren’t looking for it at all.