I know I'm all Scrooge-y over here most of the time, and when we got the quote for our AC replacement on Monday night, I was pretty distressed.
But, I've discovered, nothing will help you part with your money more easily than being in a house that is hovering between 88 and 90 degrees for five days. In fact, you may positively sing as you write out that check.
Of course, now our toilet handle is broken. Fortunately, that's a $5 fix, not a many thousand dollar one.