Thursday, January 16, 2014


The other day, I was wandering through Target. Was surprised to see the store was still stocking items for Valentine's Day considering Christmas items were out at Halloween.

I turn down one of the aisles, and I see these empty,shoe-sized boxes with a slit in the top. Boxes for children to decorate as valentine mailboxes. Seriously? The kids have to have special boxes to decorate for Valentine's Day? What a grand, waste of money.

What's wrong with recycling or up-cycling or plain, old-fashioned decorating a tissue box? or shoe box? or decorating a brown paper, lunch bag?

I must be getting old.


  1. You're not getting old, you are getting immune to marketing blurb!

  2. Ugh......everywhere you turn they want you to spend money you don't have on things you don't need! (The definition of marketing.) :(