Friday, October 3, 2008

Big Box wishes

DH and I went into the Baby Big Box store last night to browse around. I can't believe we actually did. We were both feeling pretty good after our appointment yesterday...and figured why not? Let's see what we like. I didn't anticipate actually finding things that we agreed that we liked. Like this crib, this car seat, or this stroller. I was VERY pleased to see that the big box store by me carries glass bottles as well as this is something we've both wanted.

Obviously, it's too early to be purchasing these things...and I'm sure that new items will be out next year as well. It was just fun to roam the store, picturing using these things, knowing that one day, we will.

5 comments:

Fertilized said...

I am so glad to see you having fun with this. Wandering the store looking at all the items was very therapeutic for me

Jen said...

I just got nearly the same carseat and stroller! Mine are Laguna green though.

I'm glad you are enjoying the looking. It is fun.

Kymberli said...

Such a fun post! Isn't it wonderful to look around and think "finally!"?

bri said...

Hi, just came across your blog tonight. I remember how much fun I had being able to go places like that and picking out all the stuff. So fun. Take your time and enjoy it. BTW I personally wish I'd looked more into carseat safety ratings (not saying you didn't) I went by how good things looked and figured the safety was the same, it's not. So it ended up being more expensive in the long run b/c I replaced her original seat with a better one. Just fyi. Congrats.

Nearlydawn said...

Just found you through the Braces Bunch. Soooo glad to see you guys are doing well on the baby front!!

I have some suggestions for you on shopping...

Check out your local smaller sellers of cribs. I found they were all less or about the same as the big box on the initial prices BUT they will throw in freebies with their cribs when they know you want more than one piece. I don't mean big pieces of furniture either...

We saved over well over $300 by buying our crib, glider, and car seat at our local store. That, and they threw in the glider ottoman and a free stroller that worked with our carseat as a "travel system".

Also, check out your local shop online before you make your deal and place an order. Many of them have coupons online by signing up for their mailing list.

Let's just say I was shocked outta my mind to get all the gimmies to get my business.

Thought you might want to know so that while you have time to play and shop and dream you can find out if you can beat the "big box" prices. :)