Sunday, January 18, 2009

Give me the sexy Martian with sparkler commemorative ones, please



Right after Christmas, I was at Costco and found a deal so good, and so puzzling, that Isaac wandered off and I didn't realized I had lost him for a good several minutes, I was that intent on the product. 

It was a three-pack of customizable Photo Stamps, worth $66, normally sold at Costco for around $40, for less than $20. Each pack in the three-pack was redeemable for twenty 42-cent stamps. So stay with me here: sixty first-class stamps, with personalized pictures and shipping included, for $19.99. Where I come from, sixty 42-cent stamps cost $25.20, without your own child's beautiful face on them. What a bargain! I bought three three-packs of fun stamps, cheaper than face value. And I tried to tell anybody who would listen at Costco to snatch them up, but nobody cared.

Then I found Isaac.

Tonight I spent way too much time ordering these stamps with custom photos to give as birthday gifts, and I know I could have found even more perfect pictures to put on the postage stamps had I spent even more time, but I had to draw the line at a couple of hours and a husband who went to bed without me. It was a lot of fun.


Becky, happy 35 this Friday. I will be out of town, and I may forget to call you. But please know that the hot image featured above will be arriving in your mailbox a tad late for the occasion in the form of US postage to be mailed to all your loved ones (no bills allowed). Happy birthday!

5 comments:

amyegodfrey said...

Very clever!

Courtney said...

what a steal! the personalized stamps are such a fun idea but normally so expensive.

Christen Noelle said...

I wish I would have been in Costco with you that day...I would have snatched them up too!

AmyJune said...

THAT WAS A DEAL!!!

Neil and Diana said...

Love that story!