Since moving to the Chalet and befriending Rupert, I have become a homebody.
The internet has been fabulous for enabling my homebody status. The UPS man has gotten to know us well, or more like gotten to know the Juans, who have become adept at accepting my packages.
Back in November, I got an email from Amazon.com to try out Amazon Prime for free for 6 months. Amazon Prime is essentially a program where you get free 2-day shipping on any order, no order minimum. With the holidays quickly approaching, and holiday shopping looming, I signed up,although I was hesitant of the benefit. Then, I sprained both ankles and could barely walk. Mr. Boy was complaining that he needed new a lunchbox since his was torn, AK's markers had been ruined when she tried to use them in the bathtub. I beckoned for my laptop, 4 clicks and 2 days later a box arrived with the supplies the kids were begging for.
Genius! Then Skoopi needed a dog hiking boot (yes, i know... the dogs are spoiled) for a paw that got a cut and to preserve her ability to go on morning hikes. I hit up a few pet stores, and everyone kept referring me to someone else. Annoyed at the fourth store, I whipped out my
And for the record, the kids noticed the Evaporated Milk and it's a definite no go. I'm not sure if the kids are ever going to forgive me for that one.