(*I have sensitive teeth and I find whitening toothpastes make them worse. Of course almost every toothpaste out there now is a "whitening" kind)
Anyway, I took a swing by the Easter display, just because. Chuckled at the 2-foot-tall stuffed-toy version of Peeps bunnies (If I had more space, I'd consider buying one as a springtime sofa pillow, but storing it the other 10 months of the year - not so much).
And then I looked at the Easter basket goodies. Not the candy - still avoiding that and I find my willpower to is surprisingly good. But the little toys.
And lo, a new wave of Ponies has appeared! Halloween wave! (Yeah, I don't get it either, but here in the central US you take the new waves when they come). My inner seven year old squealed and I grabbed several packages.
I got the other stuff I needed - the toothpaste, some hydrocortisone cream, more Claritin, some greeting cards - and went to the checkout.
The young woman checking out exclaimed (taking the blindbag packs out of my basket), "Oh, I love these!" I decided to drop any pretense of "they're for children in my life" and I kind of chuckled and said "So do I. And I've been waiting for a new series to come out where I didn't already have lots of them."
She responded: "You know there's a movie coming out this fall? Are you a fan of the show?"
And I said, yes I did, and yes, I was
And she laughed again: "Oh, this is great! You're my new best friend! What's your name?" and when I told her she laughed again and said "My name is Jerica! We're practically twins!"
It was kind of nice and fun.
And the blind bags were excellent, I got the one I wanted MOST out of that wave:
Raven Inkwell! Princess Celestia's assistant/secretary!
I also got Dental Tech Minuette:
I also got both of the Cakes in their costumes (I just grabbed the bags in order out of the box, these two were right next to each other
And last, this weirdo: