There's something about school supplies that drives me wild. Ever since I was a little girl in awe of the amazing Trapper Keeper and boxes of crayons as big as my head, I've been mesmerized by them and their promise.
When I see the back-to-school sales pop up (just a few days after school ends it seems), I get all sorts of giddy ... and I start shopping. I pick up a few things here. A few things there. I figure my kids are going to need them for years to come, and they're all just so shiny, bright, and tempting. So when there's a sale on pencils, I scoop them up. Glue sticks, scissors, and rulers, oh my, and into my basket they go.
Before I know it, I have enough school supplies to provide for the entire third grade (maybe part of the fourth too), and I must face the facts -- I'm a school supply hoarder. You may be too. Here are six signs: