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 Win!
 
Say Cheese!
Christmas is on the way & we have presents! Share a photo of your family saying cheese & be in to win 1 of 4x $150 Countdown vouchers or a major prize of a $1000 House of Travel voucher. Click here...
kidspot Garnier
 
Safer Sun Protection!
Garnier is making the sun safer for everyone with their new Garnier Ambre Solaire Sensitive Advanced sunscreen just in time for summer. Read the reviews...
kidspot Dots Cooking Spray
 
BBQ Inspiration
Dot’s Cooking Spray is an essential ingredient for any home cook! Check out these great recipes perfect for the BBQ this summer… Find out more...
kidspot Mum's Say
 
Tommee Tippee
Discover how easy and mess free meal time can be with Tommee Tippee’s colourful feeding range. Read our mums reviews...
kidspot HPA
 
Protect your baby
Immunising on time is your little one's best protection. Call your family doctor or nurse today to make an appointment, or call 0800 IMMUNE for more information. Click here...
kidspot Recent Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot date night on queen street (1)
kidspot when does the giant Santa get installed on queen street? (5)
kidspot Darn weather (3)
kidspot Strawberries on the BBQ? (12)
kidspot 24 hour daycare? (7)
kidspot Why Everyone Should Have Kids (1)
kidspot First Slumber Party (6)
kidspot Getting the Christmas Lists together (8)
View more Recent Topics
 
 
kidspot Recent Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot What ARE we doing for Christmas? (3)
kidspot Disappointed (5)
kidspot First Aid Certificate... Do you have one? (5)
kidspot Coming out of my funk (2)
kidspot Homework? (4)
kidspot Salt Dough gets Bling (2)
kidspot Shopping with a Tired Toddler (3)
kidspot Salt Dough Creations (2)
View more Recent Blogs
 
 
kidspot Popular Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot Week 4 - Kids dental health - final chance to win! (22)
kidspot Week 3 - First visit to the dentist (18)
kidspot Santa has been saved for Auckland's Queen Street! (18)
kidspot Strawberries on the BBQ? (12)
kidspot best salad you make? (11)
kidspot House fire in hamilton (9)
kidspot Halloween (9)
kidspot Do you have a spare minute? (8)
View more Popular Topics