And the thing is, each time I see an “enter to win” tag, I get excited. I’ve never won, but you know, you have to play to win! And the gift baskets always look so appealing. It takes a couple of minutes before reality checks in, and it always does. Because why would I need a lifetime supply of Mrs. Dash? I never use the product! And I’m pretty sure I can survive without the e-blasts I’ll be inundated with as soon as I click “enter”…
So why do I keep getting sucked in?
Because the promise of free product is so alluring. We all work so hard and moms are rarely rewarded, so to get a little treat means that much more.
But still, it’s like all the e-promos that arrive in my in-box. “Save Now!!” “Big Sale!” “Best Deals!” “Last Chance!” I blindly rush to click on the link to look at the supposed deals, before again realising I don’t need a pair of skinny boyfriend boxer harem pants, and while I’m glad dewy skin is in, I also don’t need another skin tightening, skin brightening, pore reducing, anti-aging, super moisturizing serum.
But when I do, it’s safe to say there’ll be another promo, and yes, it’ll be the “Biggest Savings Ever!”