Thursday, July 9, 2009

School supplies

(photo courtesy of some other poor mom)

This is the boys first year of school combine that with an over planning mom and you have a crazy parent. As soon as I saw Walmart putting out their school supplies I ran home and got the list I was given when I signed them up and came back up to gather supplies. This should be easy go down the isle grab everything on the list…done. NOT EVEN CLOSE. Who makes these lists and then why does no one in the area carry what they are asking for!!!!!!!!!!!!! Seriously who determines the quantity 50 ct when the packages come 40 ct. A certain color construction paper and they only sell it in a multi color pack. Laminate folders with pockets, what exactly is that the plastic ones or the paper ones that are shiny. Big pencils….really. I’ve been to Walmart, Target and Walgreens. Why would the area not carry the supplies you need!!!!! So you know what I did, I freaked out called my mother in law and told her what I had left to buy. My mother-in-law (who doesn’t live in the same state) can hunt down and find ANYTHING you are looking for. A day later she called to say she has got everything I needed. THANKS!

Now if only I can figure out what to do about lunches. What do you send for your kids lunches. One of the boys will not eat sandwiches and I was told (not confirmed) that they make the kids throw all the food they don’t eat away, even if they didn’t open it or fruit they don’t eat. WHAT!


  1. All I have to say is "your really good" getting all the school supplies already. Great job.

  2. Woah, woah, woah! Are you telling me that ALL those supplies are for two kids?! That is a TON of stuff!