Monday, December 20, 2010

The Best Build-A-Bear Score EVER!

Okay, so this post isn't related to USED things.... but its an excellent one all the same. You will not believe how I just walked out of Build-A-Bear.

First of all, the reason we were there was to celebrate Christmas with the Grandparents. They bought each of my children a gift card for Build-A-Bear. Then we all went together to experience the fun. Knowing that, I used our Discover Miles and received $50 gift cards to BAB as well. Total, we had $130 gift card dollars. In addition, I had a coupon for $30 off of a purchase over $100 (which, with four kids, of course I'd go over $100).

IN THE END (this is the best part), we got four stuffed animals, complete with accessories and outfits to their little hearts content... PLUS another $40 gift card (I only had to pay $20 for it and it doesn't expire) AND two $30 Merry Christmas Bears for only $5 each.

The end result??? I went in with $50 (that I hadn't used real money on) and left with $40! In addition to everything listed above... not to mention, I still have $3 left on one of the original gift cards. I have 6 stuffed animals, a gift card, and all their goodies.  HELLO???? Is that not the steal of the century???? SO COOL!

Did I have to compromise our resolution??? NOPE! I didn't spend a single penny in that store and got all of those goodies... and STILL have over $40 in gift cards left! I couldn't have planned that if I'd tried!

And, the kids had a blast. It was the first time for three of my four children and the grandparents. It was a blast, of course :)

Merry Christmas!