Thanks, coronavirus, for all the unnecessary stress of looking for an inflatable pool to keep my kids happy in the middle of a pandemic.
My youngest was about to turn 18 months old when diapers were suddenly at risk. And then wipes disappeared from the shelves! And I was like, "I swear, if you're all using wipes and diapers to take care of your pee because you can't find toilet paper, I will lose it."
For weeks, my husband and I put 12-packs of Cherry Coke Zero on our grocery lists, and for weeks, they were out of stock.
I mean, you kind of expect electronics and toilet paper, but puzzles? Puzzle brand Ravensburger's sales were up 370% this year, according to NPR. This obsession was back in the early pandemic days when everything felt quaint and cozy, and everyone wanted a puzzle to do.
Until they were sold out and selling for double on every online marketplace.