The Chore List

Trixie’s (7) been angling for a while to get a toy she saw on TV, a Shopkins Happy Home.

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At $29.99, it wasn’t outrageously expensive (although overpriced for what it is), but it also wasn’t cheap enough to make it something I’d randomly let her get during our weekly Target run.

She saved her allowance ($5/week) and Tooth Fairy money until she reached $22. 

Close but no cigar.

We agreed that she could get the toy this week and earn the rest by doing chores around the house.

She made a list:

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Translation:

  • Make every bed in house
  • Do laundry (maybe)
  • Clean living room and keep clean

I’ll remain optimistic about the list, but I’m also not holding my breath for ironed linens and hospital corners on my bed.

2 thoughts on “The Chore List

  1. Oh! A lesson in credit! What is it with the Shopkins? My Kiddo wants them whenever we see them in a store. But when I found a few lying around (received as gifts, not purchased by me) and gave her the choice of putting them away or in the donation bin, and she said donate without hesitation. But maybe that is because she doesn’t have the house for them.

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