Thursday, March 12, 2009

What can Brown do for you?

About three days ago I received a package of clothes I had ordered for the kids. I intentionally ordered a couple of sizes in one particular outfit because I wasn't sure how they'd fit. So I went to return the over-sized outfit two days ago. This in itself is a major undertaking. I have to:
a: Keep the clothes-to-be-returned separate from the clothes-to-keep which doesn't sound like much but I think I had to repackage it more than once after the kids helped put their clothes away.
b: Find the appropriate place to do the send off; i.e. UPS, Fed-Ex, USPS (by the way, I think there should be a central mail service for all of these...maybe there is and I haven't found it yet).
c: Get to said store to return items with kids in tow who would rather have their toenails pulled out one by one than run errands with me.
d: Find the appropriate mailing container.
e: Deal with the grouchy employee who is about to go home after her four hour shift.
After all that, I open the door yesterday to find a package. "Well what could this be? I'm not expecting anything." Let this be a lesson to all of you out there to READ the RETURN LABEL very carefully and make sure that you affix the CORRECT ONE to the package or you, too, will have to repeat the process all over again after you mail the package to YOURSELF!!!!

5 comments:

Joy said...

That's hilarious, Delena! Thanks for the laugh. :)

Dawn said...

Ahhh! I'm glad that I'm not the only one who does that sort of thing. :)

kristen said...

Oh no!!!!! You poor thing!


I am seriously with you and the whole mailing back the extra sizes of clothes thing. The post office is pretty much the last place on earth that I want to drag my kids to.

Julie said...

Oh my goodness!! That is too funny, well to me anyway, as I'm not the one making a second trip to the post office, and paying shipping AGAIN!
Julie

Queen Mimi said...

Oh Em Gee!!! That was so Stinking funny! I love you D.