Thursday, March 19, 2009

BEST Surprise EVER!!!

Last night I came home from my little outing to Firehouse (pictures to come on that) and there was a package sitting on my counter. Jill asked if I had ordered something. Uh no, my spending diet is still on. So, I thought maybe Trent bought something. I looked at the package and it had my name on it. What?!? I could not figure out what was going on. Maybe I had won something? So I started opening it and there was a Target bag inside. My heart skipped a beat! Could it be?!? I ripped the bag open and there, in all its glory, was my dream purse!!! My friend, Sarah, was at Target over in Nebraska and noticed there was only 1 bag left, so she bought one for me!!! Can you believe it? She was afraid we would be running out here too, especially since I still have 3 weeks left of my little hiatus from shopping. This was one of the best surprises I have ever gotten to enjoy! I mean really, how nice can you be Sarah!!! Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!

As soon as I settled down from the shock of getting this beauty in the mail, I cleaned out my wallet on a string and found a new home for all my important things. It was like Christmas! I was so excited! I even found some new things to put in the extra space this wonderful new purse gives me. Doesn't it just look like a natural part of my body in the top right picture?

However, it is kind of sad to say good bye to another long time friend. The Wallet on a String. I have had this purse just about as long as my other friends, the Dr Martens. I know some of you will not recognize me with a different purse, but it is just something everyone, including myself, will have to get used to. Don't worry though. I won't be giving this purse away. Maybe it will take over the corner of the closet that the Dr Martens previously occupied.
Sarah, you are the best and I still can't believe you did this!!! It really was the best surprise ever and I owe you BIG time!!! You made my day, or should I say, you made my Lent!!! Thanks again!!!

17 comments:

Maga said...

Nice to have friends and new purses that hold all you need.
Glad it made you so happy---you deserve it!!!

Sarah said...

I'm glad you liked it and were surprised! It looks SO cute on you. And I love your outfit - what kind of jeans are those? They look fancy :)

Mindy said...

You're such a cheater... how can you really be sacrificing for Lent when you get everything you want anyway? ;) I'm so kidding! I think it's awesome that Sarah sent that to you, and you're right, it looks like it was MADE for you! Love it!

tiffany and darren said...

I am so excited for you I want to jump up and down for joy. I love surprises like that!!!
I was just getting caught up on your blog and I love the pictures of your kids! You should start a show like John and Kate plus eight, but call it "5 Kids Under 3"

bjensen said...

That is so much fun! I thought about doing that for you once and then I thought maybe not. Not becuase I don't love you, but becuase I'm cheap!

Annie said...

Best surprise ever! What a cute purse and an awesome friend!

hbentley said...

Hang on to that wallet on a string for our next clothing exchange. I am sure there will be some high bids on that sucker. I love the new bag and I love that your friend sent it to you.

Jamie N said...

This post made me so happy! I can appreciate a new item. I'm a little sad to see Wallet on a String put to rest, but I guess a time for every season.

Love that pic of "The Furious Five". Funniest title.

Steph said...

That is SO nice! What a great surprise!

cwilson said...

Somehow I knew you would end up with that purse!

Jill said...

I love these pictures! That was seriously one of the best moments, and it wasn't even for me! I love getting stuff like that and watching your reaction for 45 minutes was priceless!

Shannon said...

That is AWESOME Amy! What a good friend to do that for you! New purses are always a happy thing too.

*Thanks for sharing Aiden's little prayer for me last night - that has got to be one of the nicest things that has happened to me this week. I just love your kids! (and you're pretty great too!) Have fun this weekend!

Karina said...

Ha Ha ha haha! Im sorry Amy, but your Jansport wallet on a string purse makes me laugh!

Tom and Dayna said...

That is awesome! Yeah for Sarah! You so deserve it!

Allen's said...

What a good friend and great surprise!

Ginny said...

what a fun surprise! and thanks for making me crave firehouse!!

Julie said...

You got it! Hurray!