Tag Archives: shopping

Walgreens Eliminates the Pricey Middle Man

January 13, 2012

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you noticed it yet? Have you been to Walgreens to pick up a prescription only to discover that your Express Script benefits no longer work there? The reason is failed negotiation. Express Scripts basically “wrote […]

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Black Friday: Smart Shopping or Dumb Shopping?

November 24, 2011

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I had to make a run to Walmart on Thanksgiving morning (sheesh, I always forget SOMETHING) and drove past Best Buy. I thought it was open, seeing the parking lot fill up. But then it hit me: The store isn’t open! These are Black Friday shoppers! Hello, it was 11 IN THE MORNING on Thanksgiving […]

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Hostgator Black Friday Sale

November 22, 2011

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If you have been languishing with Blogger, waiting in the wings for some great deal on self-hosting to come along, I found one for you. Actually, it’s such a good sale that I’m a bit miffed. I am already on Hostgator, so I can’t take advantage of it. šŸ™ Anyway, YOU can. I know some […]

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Dollar General is SO Cool

November 10, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of DollarGeneral for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love it when a business honors certain folks in the community who have served society in some way. Take Dollar General, for instance. This company routinely honors military families and veterans. That’s so great. This […]

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Gotta Love Walgreen Brand Health & Wellness Products

June 12, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have any idea how expensive vitamins and nutritional supplements are?! Yeah, you do– I know you do. I was in the store several days ago, browing the shelves for probiotics and those effervescent “immune […]

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Meet Me on Monday #47

June 6, 2011

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I love Mondays. I like the fresh start to the day, the schedule ahead of me. Today it is actually sunny in Upstate New York! The air smells so good, and the peonies are blooming. Ahhhh! šŸ˜€ Plus, it’s Meet Me on Monday day! Here are this week’s questions and answers. Questions: 1. What is […]

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Don’t Forget Savings.com!

May 12, 2011

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Sprrriiiingggg is HERE! Yes yes! And now that the threat of snow is FINALLY over, I can turn my attentions to all the work I need to do around here. And there’s a lot. Besides finishing up a lot of the small, incomplete renovation work around here, there’s the yard work. The flood and the […]

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Frugal Alert: Zany for Zenni

May 5, 2011

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AI CHI HUA HUA! Have you been to an optician lately?? The cost of eyeglasses is absolutely through the roof! Tears stung my eyes when I saw the price tags. How can they charge SO MUCH for eyeglasses. Do you have any idea how cheap it is to make them? Like, $25 or so. The […]

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Spring Shopping

March 24, 2011

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It must be old age. I’ve NEVER been much of a clothes hound, never liked clothes shopping, and I never felt justified inspired to shop for new clothes as soon as the new season dropped. But gee, I bought myself some new sneakers last week, and it felt great! (Just so you know, I haven’t […]

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I’m SO Glad I Didn’t Take the Kids to Choose a Greeting Card…

March 23, 2011

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I am highly offended. HIGHLY. I had to go to the local drugstore to look for some birthday cards for my moms. (I have two moms, a *real* mom and a step mom). My sons begged and begged to go, but they had some schoolwork to finish up, and honestly, I just knew they’d only […]

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