kidspot social
kidspot social
Login | Join Kidspot Social | Contact us | Advertise with us
 
 
 

Sales & Lists.
Posted 12:13 PM on Wed-11-Jul-2012
A certain red shop has a toy sale on at the mo. A certain red shop who is very clever at the timing of said sales. Clever timing = school holidays. While this is a godsend for children waiting to spend their hard earned (or perhaps not) pocket money, for parents it is rather a pain in the backside.

Any bargains that I've spotted, I can't exactly squirrel away with The Legend in tow. He's very nosy! And I can't hide things for The Legend when Pocket is around, because being a typical four year old she's not exactly the best at keeping secrets - the excitement tends to get the better of her mouth!

I'm sure there will be other sales, there is always something on offer, wouldn't it be nice though if specials were every week for example Lego one week, Barbie the next, Thomas the week after that, and so by the time Christmas came, everyone already had bought what they wanted and there wasn't the horrid mad rush and pushy shovey, wait for an hour at the checkout backlog of stressed out parents.It never fails to make me giggle though when you see a big dashing man holding a pink stuffed pony under one arm and a pair of purple princess high heels complete with faux diamante tiara in a glitter encrusted box under the other.

Thanks to our still not getting around to attaching a 'no-junk-mail' sticker on our letterbox, with the help of that red shop's pamphlets Pocket and The Legend have already written their Christmas lists. It's July. And you know what that means - five months hard slog of listening to said wish lists being read out over and over, and hearing all about why certain toys are at the top of the list and why others have 43 'pleases' written in capital letters after them.

Perhaps I need to head to that red shop and buy one of those letterbox stickers before any more flyers come through - their lists are long enough!

Go JO!
Posted by GoMummyJo


Comments (1)
Sparky - 2:47 PM on Thu-12-Jul-2012  
Subscribe to their emails and sometimes they send offers for free delivery when you spend over $49 (last offer ended 10/7/12 - yesterday so can't send you the code).


   
 
 
 
Remember Me
 
sign up


kidspot Countdown
 
Super Animals
Learn about 108 Super Animals from around the world and hear their calls! Shop at Countdown and you’ll get a pack of four Super Animals Sound Cards with every $20 spent Find out more
kidspot Read the Reviews
 
Cleaning Made Easy
Let the little ones run wild on the cleanest floors. Dettol is one of New Zealand’s most trusted brands & they are helping parents keep their kids healthy with their new Floor Cleaning System. See what mums are saying...
kidspot Severe Allergies
 
Adrenaline Auto Injectors
Anaphylaxis is unpredictable & allergic reactions can occur from triggers such as certain foods, medications and, insect bites. Learn more about how an adrenaline auto injector can help keep you protected. Click here...
kidspot Free Teens
 
Brush Up On Dental
Did you know that all children under 18 are eligible for FREE dental care? By taking your child to the dentist regularly, you're setting them on track for healthy adult teeth. Read more here...
kidspot Bioglan
 
Healthy Kids
Keep your kids healthy with delicious Vitamins & High DHA Fish Oils from Bioglan. Check out their range by clicking here...
kidspot Recent Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot International Women's Day - who do you admire? (3)
kidspot Leonard Nimoy passed away (2)
kidspot What causes are the most close to your heart at the moment? (3)
kidspot Alimento Cafe: Tauranga (1)
kidspot Toddler given overdose of Codeine (5)
kidspot tortillas (3)
kidspot Classmates didn't come to the party so.... (9)
kidspot Gym memberships (2)
View more Recent Topics
 
 
kidspot Recent Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot Hamilton Fringe Festival (0)
kidspot Nail Art Fun (0)
kidspot Minecraft Pumpkin Pie (2)
kidspot Pocket full of stones (0)
kidspot Chalk Art Fetsival 2015 - prep time (0)
kidspot Not sure I did the right thing there (3)
kidspot Good Food Challenge Fail (2)
kidspot Rain Venue (1)
View more Recent Blogs
 
 
kidspot Popular Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot valentine's plans? (16)
kidspot Week 7 - Don't hide that smile. Be in to win! (16)
kidspot 50 shades of grey....your opinion (13)
kidspot Week 8 - Dental bad habits. Be in to win! (12)
kidspot Bun-less burgers (12)
kidspot meteorite shower last night? (10)
kidspot Sex ed for 5 year olds (10)
kidspot Week 6 - Teeth are not tools! Be in to win. (9)
View more Popular Topics
 
 
kidspot Popular Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot The big C (16)
kidspot Aarrrggghhh men! (10)