Baby Stockpile

Throughout this pregnancy I've been slowly stockpiling to prepare for Little O's arrival. I'm anticipating not wanting or being able to leave the house so I've been buying household items in bulk so I don't have to go to the store every week with a newborn. But honestly, I'm so in love with Target that I will probably continue going twice a week anyway!
Also, I'm such a freak for a great deal. I'm not as good as those crazy coupon ladies on TLC - yet - but I get uber excited when I walk out of a store with something "practically" free. I haven't quite yet figured out how to get things totally free and honestly, I think most of what we see on that show is a scam but it still feels good to "practically" get things for free!

Is my crazy showing?? 


Baby:
Diapers: I don't have a clue how many of each size I need so I just buy random cases as they're on sale. I only bought one package of size NB and received a diaper cake at my baby shower mainly in NB size so I'm pretty set on those. I'm also planning on stealing as much as I can from the hospital cart. I was told not too get too many since they outgrow that size so quickly. I have probably 2-3 cases of size 1, 2 & 3. I was told not to open them until I try them because I may like one brand over the other. I'm hoping I can exchange for store credit at Walmart or Target as long as they're unopened. I have both Huggies and Pampers both in the sensitive. Target had some pretty good deals where you buy 2 or 3 cases and get a $10 or $15 gift card so I just bought cases whenever I saw a sale.
Wipes: I truly think I'm set on wipes until she's about a year old. I received TONS at my last shower and recently bought a case of over 700 unnecessarily just because they were on sale and I had a coupon for $3 off!
Dreft: I (only) have 2 of those large jugs with the handle and the cap that you pour into. I think they're 5 gallons? I dunno. While it's not a lot, I think it's a good start. I purchased these only when Target had the sale. $22.99 for the jug and you get a $5 gift card. I plan on using this ONLY for baby clothes and will use a separate cheaper detergent for DO (daddy O) and I. I started washing our bed sheets in Dreft though because I'm OBSESSED with the smell!
Formula: I've received tons of free formula in the mail recently and I have absolutely no idea why. I plan to exclusively breastfeed as long as there are no issues so I haven't yet decided what to do with all this formula should my plan pan out. I really don't want it to go to waste so to be continued....

Household/Beauty:
Toilet Paper: Again, anytime I have a coupon or see a gift card sale, I buy it. Obviously we're going to go through it so I never feel bad spending money on TP. Recently I started buying at CVS and Walgreens because I found that buying there with a coupon is a tad cheaper than Target.
Paper Towels: Same as above- we're going to need it so I just buy it as I see it
Toothpaste, soap, shampoo: 3 jugs of those salon-size pump things of shampoo and conditioner, 20 bars of soap and 5 tubes of toothpaste.
Pads: About 3 large boxes (Another buy 3 get a Target gift card deal)
Dish Detergent: Probably 200 tablets of dishwasher detergent
Makeup: A gals gotta feel pretty! My daily makeup routine is just some liquid eye liner, black mascara and maybe some tinted BB cream if it looks like my face needs it. I hate spending money on makeup. No idea why because I wear it every day but I HATE having to spend $7 on a tube of mascara. I bought 4 tubes of mascara recently and think that's plenty for now. I'm sure I won't want to be wearing makeup every day with a newborn anyway. I feel like I'm being ripped off buying makeup even though it's not even that expensive. I only have a couple things from MAC and hesitated because foundation was $38 a bottle! I also hate spending money on clothes. I always think "what a waste" when the clerk tells me my total on my clothes even though I buy cheap (Target, Old Navy and outlet malls only) and wear the items numerous times. I don't know why, maybe it's because in my past I spent WAY TOO MUCH on clothes and makeup and shoes and thought credit cards were "fun money". This is definitely one thing I plan on teaching all my children, proper money handling. My husband is great with budgeting and finances, I'm terrible. Still am. I truly believe they need to teach kids, especially teenage girls about credit cards because I never learned. I had to learn the hard way. I got my first credit card at 18 and once I maxed out one card I just applied for another and then another until I was no longer able to get any more cards. My credit was shit and it's taken years to build back up and pay off. (I really didn't realize this post would turn into a credit-cards-are-bad post...)

So... what am I missing?

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