Category Archives: Shopping

Clothes, hardware, food, you name it

The Grocery Store Police

We here at the Grocery Store Police are writing this letter to warn you. You probably have never heard of us and didn’t even know that we existed. Yes, we do exist! It is our job to watch shoppers and … Continue reading

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The Birthday Boy

My honey has a birthday coming up. So, what’s the big deal? I mean, we all have one every year. Why must we continue to feel compelled to celebrate long after childhood and into adulthood? Well, okay, I guess every … Continue reading

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The Mother-In-Law Dress

“I need a mother-in-law dress,” I informed the saleslady at the fancy bridal salon. “You mean a mother-of-the groom dress?” she frowned. “Whatever”. She quickly and deftly passed me off to a younger colleague while smiling over my shoulder at … Continue reading

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Shop Till You Drop

Spring is here and my wardrobe is sadly lacking, in fact, almost non-existent due to the extra pounds put on during the winter while wearing bulky sweaters. I am so tired of pinning skirts shut because the buttons don’t quite reach … Continue reading

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Of Boys and Red Balloons

Mylar balloons on ceiling | Jekemp | flickr | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 – 2-12-05 It all started when I walked into Walmart and found that the store had sprouted a forest of helium Mylar balloons overnight. I was an easy mark … Continue reading

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Dishwasher Disaster

Well, it finally happened. My poor old dishwasher died in a poof of smoke. The last couple loads had an unusual smell. I optimistically attributed it to something plastic touching the heating coil. Funny, I never could find anything. I … Continue reading

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Merry Perfect Christmas

December 1 Christmas is coming! I’m excited! I can hardly wait to get started with the decorating! I wonder if we will have a White Christmas this year? Wouldn’t that be great? December 7 Put up the Christmas tree. Get … Continue reading

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Planet Christmas

“Welcome to Planet Christmas where it is Christmas 365 days a year!” “Is this for real? How can it be Christmas every day? Everyone knows that Christmas comes only once a year, on December 25th.” “Not here it doesn’t. We … Continue reading

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Black Friday – In More Ways than One

Is it over yet? Is it safe to go out? I’m talking about Black Friday, of course, what did you think? On Thursday we are thankful for our blessings. On Friday we are thankful for bargains. I’m sure you saw … Continue reading

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The Shoe Carnival

Just like the changing leaves, football, and kids returning to school, the change of season signals a change in fashion and time to go to the Shoe Carnival. How did all those winter shoes get so scuffed up just sitting … Continue reading

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