I’m so excited to actually have my act together enough to participate in this fun $10 Target Haul link up! If you want to see what other bloggers snagged for $10 at the best shopping mecca, go over and take a peek.
I did this little haul just before William was born. I went to stock up on some pre-baby essentials and figured while I was there I would see what I could snag for $10. Admittedly, I found a lot of treasures in the Dollar Spot. There are so many treasures there!
Here’s what I bought.
Bark Thins Chocolate Pretzel with Sea Salt $2.49
E.L.F. High Definition Undereye Setting Powder $3.00
Sticky Notes $1.00
Go Fish Card Deck $1.00
For a Grand Total of $9.49!
I bought the sticky notes and notepad for an IG prop box. I saw a blog post recently (don’t remember where…) about having consistent IG images and one way to achieve that is a prop box of items you can use for staging IG photos. Genius! And the Dollar Spot has adorable paper goods.
Elizabeth loves the shark! And it’s squeezable!
I mentioned the E.L.F. HD Undereye setting powder in a favorites video a while back, but said that I couldn’t find a replacement so I bought the face powder instead. Let me tell you – the Undereye setting powder is SO much better than the all-over face loose setting powder! The undereye powder has some sort of brightening quality to it, and it looks better under the eye. The face powder has a tint… or something… that changes the look of my concealer.
That little deck of Go Fish cards has been tons of fun. Even though we aren’t technically using them to play Go Fish, it’s still providing fun games. We’re using them for matching games, “find the number” and “find the fish”, counting practice, etc. A handy teaching tool for just $1!
And then, finally, you know I’ve got a dramatic tale for you.
The Bark Thins were purchased as an impulse buy at the register. And delicious! But we had the most STRESSFUL trip to Target, which included a 10 minute showdown in the bathroom because Elizabeth declared “I have to go potty!” but when we got there, she refused to go. She finally did, but it was not pleasant… as a 38 week pregnant lady crouching on the floor, trying to keep a toddler from touching things, I deserved the Bark Thins.
And then, tragedy strikes at the checkout register! I unloaded my very full cart laden with food stock ups pre-baby and had it all artfully arranged, with all the frozen/cold items together, the canned goods together, etc. I really should have snapped a picture to remember it! It was like a grown up Jenga. BUT when it was my turn, the register gets frozen, and we have to start all over again at a NEW register! GAH! All that work for naught.
Anywho… I highly recommend trying this $10 challenge EVERY time you go to Target. It will keep you from going crazy with the impulse buys.