I went to the dump today to bring my household hazardous waste (the miscellaneous bottles of car stuff from the garage) to the appropriate place and I saw a sign that said "Paint for sale today". I remembered that I had read that they take all of the colored paint that people bring in and mix it together to make a nice brown color. They also take the white, black and grey paint and mix it in to grey. I asked about the a paint and they showed me a lovely stack of 5 gallon buckets of brown and grey paint for only $10. Now, I didn't know how much paint costs but this seemed like a bargain so I jumped at it and bought myself a 5 gallon bucket of nice brown paint. Now my whole shed can be one color and I can use a roller instead of a brush and not worry about running out of paint.
When I got back to work I looked up the price for 5 gallons of paint at Home Depot and the cheapest paint was $85! I hope I remember this the next time I need brown or grey paint. This is a fantastic deal! Now the weather just needs to cooperate so that I can go finish painting my shed. Just one of the perks of living in Arizona, I can paint in December but I really don't like painting in the heat from June to September so it all evens out.