Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Table for Two

There we were, our little family of five, cruising along the aisles of Target when we spied it. A box depicting an item I've been coveting for awhile - a little table with chairs, perfect for coloring and snacks and other table-type activities practiced by the toddler set.

We already have a little table generously donated to us by my cousin, but it came sans chairs. And the only thing more difficult than finding a little table with chairs is finding little chairs without a table.

Are you still with me?

Anyways, so there we were in Target, when I noticed it out of the corner of my eye.

Me: Ooh, is that a little table with chairs?

Scott: How much is it?

Me: Dude, it's on clearance!

Scott: It's 40 bucks.

Me: For the table and chairs??!! That's it. In the cart.

Scott: But we already have a little table.

Me: But we don't have any chairs! There's no way we're ever going to find a table and little chairs for forty bucks ever again.

Only when we got home and Scott finished assembling the table did we notice in fine print on the box:

CHAIRS NOT INCLUDED

Oops. But our two tables look lovely together.

9 comments:

Christina said...

Lol, so funny! Sounds like something we would do!

mary grace jewellery said...

Megan- I have a bad feeling you still havn't recieved your necklace prize from Mary Grace Jewellery. Please let me know, im sure you should have got it by now if it hasn't gotten lost??
Mary

MamaOtwins+1 said...

OH NO! Does this box at least come with a website where you could order the chairs from?

Sadia said...

Oh no!!

Ikea! Ikea for little chairs!! I just picked up a new table and two new chairs on Monday. The old kid-sized table is going in the trash, and now we'll have enough chairs for a double-twin playdate!

Machelle said...

This made me laugh out loud. So something I would do!!

Megan said...

Christina - I'm glad to hear it's not just us! ;-)

Mary - I did get the necklace!!!!! I left you a comment in my last post just last night! I LOOOOOOOOOVE it! It's gorgeous and I have gotten so many compliments on it. :-)

MamaO - Ooh, now that's a good idea. Now if only I can remember where we put the box....hopefully it's still in the garage.

Sadia - We don't have Ikea in Nebraska!!!!! Isn't that the most awful thing you've ever heard?? I keep hoping they'll build one here but no luck so far.

Machelle - I'm glad I'm not the only one who does these kinds of things!! ;-)

The Lane Family said...

I am glad I am not the only one who has bought something on sale knowing it has just what I was looking for only to find out later that it does not!! Oh well!!!

By the way check out IKEA they have awesome little chairs for kids and they are not that expensive!!

Sadia said...

Bummer about Ikea. I was SO HAPPY when they opened a store on my way home from work. :)

They do ship these chairs, if you're interested: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20099496.

Megan said...

TLF: Things like that are always happening to me. Especially moreso now that I have children...apparently it is perma-mommy brain.

Sadia: You ROCK!!! Last time I checked out Ikea's website they still didn't ship - now my wallet is in serious trouble knowing that they do. I cannot believe how cheap those chairs are!!! THANKS!!!