Friday, January 22, 2010

Clean up on aisle 9

Yesterday I went grocery shopping with Audrey and Phoenix. I went to the Food Lion that has the shopping carts with cars attached to the front (for little kids to ride in). Pushing those beasts is a workout, but it is well worth it because Audrey is perfect when she gets to ride in them.

Yesterday was a more clumsy day on my part...everyone has those days, right? It started with honey roasted peanuts...in a glass jar. One of my many food weaknesses is honey roasted peanuts, and they happened to be on sale. So I picked them up and right before I put them in the cart, the jar slipped out of my hands and smashed on the floor. Audrey immediately said "Mommy, they will be mad at you! Are you worried?" I told her it would be OK and then I went to look for an employee, which I found quickly. I apologized for my clumsiness, and the mess was cleaned up in no time. For the rest of the trip Audrey kept asking if I was worried that they would be mad at me because I broke the peanuts.

Then I went to the ice cream section (another one of my weaknesses). It was buy one get one free...so I had to choose two flavors (of course!). Cookies and cream, that is one of Trav's favorites. And then this caramel praline crunch, which I have been eyeing for months. As I took the caramel crunch out of the freezer, several containers of ice cream fell out after it. So I picked them up, and I started to wonder what was wrong with me.

I had the feeling I should get out of the store before anything else happened, so I made a quick stop at the baking aisle and got a few bags of flour.

Once I got to the register I started to unload the food, only to realize that one of the bags of flour had ripped open and spilled flour on most of my food. I tried to minimize the amount that got on the floor, but when I pushed the bus of a cart up I realized that there was a trail of flour behind my cart...I don't know how long it was, and I didn't want to find out.

After I was done paying I wiped the cart down with the sanitation wipes conveniently located at the front of the store, and got out of there.

2 comments:

piaget1998 said...

Wow sounds like that was quite the shopping trip!!!

Kristin said...

Man, what a day. Made for a good story though. Audrey is too cute.