The Scarlet ‘C’

I headed out to Publix early this morning to take advantage of a sale that, when paired with a coupon, made for free deodorant. I went to the Publix in Acworth because it was on my way to our mom’s group meetup, so I figured I could run in quickly, grab what I needed and be on my way.

Boy, was I wrong. When I got to the register and handed my coupons to the cashier, she glanced at them and then said, “You copied these coupons.”

Um, no. I told her I had printed them off my computer, and she replied, “Really? Because they look copied to me.”

And so, I had to wait there with a fussy baby while she got a manager so she could show her my “photocopied” coupons.

I’m the girl who wouldn’t even cheat on a test at school but I’m going to cheat the system and use photocopied coupons. Right.

Eventually, I left with my purchases and an apology that it had taken so long. How about an apology for accusing me of cheating?

Does this mean I have to wear a scarlet “C” now?

$10 off your order at Medco

This deal is such a great one that I had to share it with you all. Go to Medco Health Store and use code MHS10 to get $10 off your order. Shipping is only $0.99! You can get some great buys on baby and other items!

Toy Question

Is a gloworm a good gift for a 1-year-old? The description says up to 18 months for age, but since I’m new at this parenting thing, I’m wanting to make sure that’s something a 1-year-old would play with. Thoughts?

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