Paying it Forward this Holiday Season…
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I received the following email from reader, Mallory, and after reading it… well, I knew that I just had to share it with all of you:
Hi, Collin! I hope you are having a wonderful day. I wanted to share my experience today at Target with you. I am loving the 50% off cartwheel deals and I will secretly admit that I check my phone in the wee hours while feeding my newborn just to see the daily deal. 😉 Today, I gathered my kids in the pouring rain to go get the Thomas master set.
When arriving to the toy section, I was looking over all of the train sets when a Target associate along with a Lady and her adorable grandson (he looked about 3 years old) showed up. Right when they arrived, I found the train set. Unfortunately, only one was available. I told the lady that she could have the set. She said that I was there first and to take it. Instead of taking it, I insisted that she should have it. The lady was so taken back that tears started flowing down her cheeks as she just kept saying thank you. I could only picture that sweet little boy getting an amazing toy for Christmas.
I was so taken back by her response that my eyes actually filled with tears. My children will never miss that toy and the thought of making some stranger’s day/ Christmas is better than any gift. I just wanted to thank you for posting such great deals. Today was the best deal EVER!!! Truly, giving is so much better than receiving! I can only imagine how many people’s lives you have touched in this very way. I am sure that so many people have limited incomes and think that they are unable to give their children what they really want. Because of your helpful tips and posts of great deals, many people are able to bless others.