Who needs a brand new toy when you have a table full of expired coupons? I mean, really. The girl played with these coupons for no less than two hours one day last week, and I was in awe. She'd go through them and tell me which ones were for mommy, which ones were for daddy, which ones were for laundry, which ones were for cleaning, and so on and so forth.
It kind of made my life complete.
She's always loved stacking, organizing, and the like. I'm not sure why I didn't think of this sooner, because it's been an afternoon lifesaver ever since. Other current non-toy favorites: a mason jar filled with random buttons, a collection of Disneyland pins (which were collected throughout the almost-decade my husband worked there), a box of toddler shoes, and the kitchen drawer that holds cupcake liners, baby spoons, measuring cups, and other miscellany.
I asked her to smile for the camera, and this is the wild grin she gave me. Yep, she's a keeper.