...IS A LUCKY DAY FOR ME!!!
I wasted time at Target, the Dollar Store, and Party City waiting for Marshall's to open. I actually managed to get out of all three stores only spending $4...that's a miracle in and of itself!!
Got to Marshall's and found what I was looking for...inexpensive workout pants!! I purchased two pair for about $15 or so. (I refuse to spend big bucks on something I am only going to sweat in!!) As I was checking out, the lady at the register said that Off Broadway Shoes was giving away free gift cards for $5 just for walking in the door. Landon has just about outgrown ALL of his shoes so I figured I would take advantage of that promtion and get him a pair of sandals. I get inside the store and the lady at the door hands me my gift card and a free Nike T-shirt. I scan the store quickly looking for the kids section and don't see it...turns out they don't have a kids section. What to do now!?! I woman in a shoe store with a gift card!?! Ummmmm, do we even need to go there!!! I walk over to the tennis shoes because I need a good pair of everyday, white slip on tennys. Find a pair and try them on...$30, more than I like to spend, but still not too bad. I decide to go ahead and open my gift card and my jaw hit the floor...$200!!!!! Needless to say I walk around alot freer and with a skip in my step. I grabbed a pair of everyday brown leather sandals to go with my blue jeans, white open toed sandals for church and a pair of fancy flip flops since I am moving to FL this summer and head up to the counter.
I felt like those ladies on those make over shows that say those exact same words...I am such a cheap-skate, and I say that with pride. So, not only do I have the remainder of my gift card, it turns out that you also get a 10% payback voucher with every purchase all the time. That came out to $13 and change; add that to my $50 and change I have already, I get ANOTHER fun shopping day. Amazingly enough, I find out that they are running this deal tomorrow and Sunday, too. The first 100 customers through the door get the gift card and T-shirt. Guess where I am dragging James first thing tomorrow morning!?!
One more thing: the manager came out to take my picture...not a clue as to what it's for, but that rarely happens right!?!