Share the Shopping Fun
Heading to the supermarket has never been more fun than finding those darling little pint-sized real-life-looking metal shopping carts. My girls have loved, loved, loved them. They feel so responsible and part of the marketing process when they get to push their own cart.
Not all supermarkets carry these treasures, and we have only stumbled upon them by chance. Below is our list of markets where we have found the child-sized shopping carts. Unfortunately, none of them are in our neighborhood! So, it is a real treat when we do happen upon one of these markets:
Food Front Coop (NW) - Not only does Food Front have the little carts, but it's such a great community coop grocery. Great selection of produce and I do love their bulk section. Plus, it's a perfect place to grab drinks, wine, cheese, and other picnic items on our way out to a summer concert.
Whole Foods Market (NW) - I know, I know - aka, "Whole Paycheck." We will find ourselves at Whole Foods when we want some hot, fast food that will please each family member's palate. Plus, they've got the carts! Usually stored over in the corner behind customer service.
Wild Oats - Laurelhurst (NE) - Not sure why one Wild Oats would have the prized carts, while another Wild Oats location didn't. When we were living in the NE, we'd sometimes come to the Laurelhurst Wild Oats where they had the carts, even though the Fremont Wild Oats location was more convenient (but they didn't have the carts!).
Anyone else have kids who love to push carts their own size at the supermarket? Where'd ya find 'em? Do share, do share!