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post #1 of 22 Old 04-15-2010, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
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My Early Birthday Present

Today when we got home from work, there was a SmartPak box sitting on our stoop. When I saw it, I automatically assumed it was Nelson's monthly smartpak suppliments.

We unloaded the car with our groceries and after we got established, I grabbed the smartpak box and said to Hubby "I'll just put this in the car since I'm going to the barn tomorrow" and I grab the box out of Hubby's arms and start walking to the car.

I was looking down at the box as I was walking and noticed that it was my Husbands name on the shipping paper attached to the box, and not mine. I turned to him and asked what the heck? And he said to bring it to him so he could see what it was.

As I headed back to him, I noticed a smirk was on his face, and I instantly knew what it was. I stopped and ripped the package open to see if my thoughts were true...and voila:









When I pulled it out of the box, I started screaming and was jumping up and down in my front lawn - lol.

Poor Hubby though, he was trying to keep it a secret until Saturday. He even left work through out the day trying to get home when the package was delivered with no luck.

LOVE IT! But unfortunately, it is a smidge too small. They sent a size 1 when it was supposed to be a size 2, so we have to send this one back to get the right one.

I'm still extactic though!

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post #2 of 22 Old 04-15-2010, 07:44 PM
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You lucky duck!
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post #4 of 22 Old 04-15-2010, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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LOL! I can't believe I got one! It is the Charles Owen J3 Skull Cap.

LOVIN IT!

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Just a note here.. How tight is it? Just a little? It WILL form to your head some. I got the same size as my sister because hers fit me and when I got it it was a little snug almost a little uncomfortable after a ride. But after a few rides it fits perfectly now, if I had gotten a bigger size like I almost did, it would be too big and I wouldn't be able to take it back since I would have worn it a few times until I figured out it was too big. Just something to think about!! But then again you can always add more padding if next size gets a little too big.
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post #6 of 22 Old 04-15-2010, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
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It's very tight when I put it on my head - like headache causing tight. My Coach has a size 2 Charles Owen J3 Skull Cap and hers is almost 3 years old and it fit me perfectly.

Thanks for the tip though!

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you're going to love the Skull Cap. CO's are THE.BEST.

Though... shouldn't be headache causing tight.... At least, that's what the helmet fitter told me.

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LOL, I cannot even wear this one on my head, and I am already loving it. My Hubby is contacting SmartPak tomorrow to let them know of the error.

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Your hubby is a doll and it looks simply smashing on you! Even though it's too small! :) Happy early Birthday!
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Thanks Jake! LOL, it even looks small on me. Hee hee!

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