Tuesday, May 5, 2009

the little things...


just a couple more smiles...pertaining to the little things in life...the little moments in a day.

....like the joy of a back porch popsicle party....the delight and exuberance as a 21 month old over a drippy, sticky and sweet yellow popsicle....her giggles and laughter as she licked and ran around the backyard....and, of course, the same kind of delight for a 3 1/2 year old as well...a 3 1/2 year old who is absolutely enthralled by the idea that she will be a 4 year old on her next birthday...a birthday that she talks about endlessly, not quite grasping that 5 months is quite a ways away! the joy of that 3 1/2 year old's innocence...asking questions like, "when i'm a big girl can i use the plunger for the potty then!?"--yes, the dear girl is fascinated by the miniature sized plunger we use for unclogging the sink...more than a few times i've found that sink plunger sequestered away in her bedroom...a treasure. funny, sweet, dear girl. oh how i love my girlies.


...and then there are other smiles...like k-mart tripling coupons up to $.75 this week...turning my huggies wipes coupon into $2.25 off...and making a tub of wipes cost just a quarter! the smile that came when i realized those diapers i stockpiled a month or two ago were filled with those $.75 off coupons...meaning i was able to add a whole bunch of wipes to my massive diaper stockpile for next to nothing. it truly is the little things, my friends...and, by the way, if you have a k-mart nearby, you really should check to see if they are running the same sweet deal...not only are they tripling coupons 75 cents and under, but they are also doubling coupons from 76 cents to $2....wipes weren't the only bargain we scored!

5 comments:

diashermosos said...

Oh those curls!! What sweet sweet pics. And I really should be taking notes on you and all your money saving ideas. You are one amazing woman!

Amy's Blah, Blah, Blogging said...

I never go to Kmart but that is quite the deal. Out in the middle of nowhere though, we don't have one...too bad in this instance!

Love kids and Popsicles. We have had quite the joy over here with them lately too. Today when Lilla skinned her knees, twice, that was the one thing that got her to stop crying...oh, the power of a promised Popsicle!

Nancy M. said...

Beautiful girls! Those are some great deals at Kmart, makes me wish we had one nearby.

Lisa said...

hey Amanda - I stummbled on this website today and thought of you.....
http://onceamonthmom.com/

Enjoy!

Rebecca said...

love your smiles. such a sweet and thoughtful hubby...how nice to have a night away together! happy birthday, by the way! i remembered the day off b/c it's my hubby's bday, too...but i couldn't send you good wishes b/c we were moving!