Your daughter was beyond thrilled!
Three weeks after Christmas she received a note in her college mailbox indicating that she had a package to pick up.
Although you never told her ahead of time that you had ordered her the boots she wanted, she quickly guessed the contents of the package when she saw that it was from her favorite store back home. Even though your husband swore that the retail price was too much to pay, you simply held out all hope that the price would drop and you would be able to make the purchase.
For once, your hope panned out. You were reading your social media feed one morning while you were watching the morning news on television, and an ad popped up on your screen. The offer looked too good to be true, but you clicked on the image, and sure enough, it was the very pair of boots