Saturday, January 3, 2009

1st weekend without Wal-mart - Success!

Well, this is our first weekend without Wal-mart and we got along swimmingly so far. CKB didn't get a chance to go look for that shirt replacement at Wal-mart last week (we did return the one that was the wrong size, but were at a different one than the one we originally bought it at and they didn't have the same color), so we went to Kohl's this afternoon and are very glad we did. The selection of dress shirts was phenomenally better and lots of things were on sale so we easily found just what we needed there. While he looked for a shirt, I took a look at baby clothes and found an extremely sweet little dress for Miss Baby and it was on clearance - come to think of it TONS of clothes were on clearance - I might've looked longer, but I need to really assess what we have that will work for this little one before purchasing anything else. When you see the dress you'll see why I couldn't resist it (I'll try to take a picture of it tomorrow or sometime soon!) :) It's hard to find "sweet" dresses for little girls and this one is just adorable.

We also visited Target for a new baby carseat for little miss and found a great deal on clearance - whoo hoo - all in all a great weekend!

Slowly, but surely, things are getting marked off my "to do before baby is born" list. I also picked up a set of 8 new bibs at Kohl's on clearance that will be great for wearing on the way to church services, etc. to keep those adorable little outfits clean from drool and spitup.

As for groceries - didn't need to get anything this weekend, but did stop at Brookshire's yesterday for some Dr. Smith's diaper rash ointment which has been recommended to me by 2 friends now and I figured it was worth a try. It's especially supposed to be good for sensitive skin and baby will definitely have that!

Well, that's about it for now. I didn't miss Wal-mart at all, nary a bit!

I hope y'all have a blessed Sunday in the Lord!


W. Latane Barton said...

Good for you!! People can exist without Walmart. It wasn't always here. I wish we had more Mom and Pop type stores.

CAB said...

It's kind of nice going to some other stores for a change, too - usually I avoided it because it was just easier to go to Wal-mart and get everything at one time when I had all the children with me (which is most of the time!).