Tag Archives: groceries

a 25¢ lesson cost me hundreds [day 241]

Yes, I made a judgement call based on 25¢, a quarter I thought I would loose.  Listening to some bad advice, I decided not to try a new grocery store in my area, a store that opened over a year … Continue reading

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2 stores in store [day 228]

I had to go to 2 stores for work yesterday.  I needed a frame, a mat board and to have 1 photo printed.  I decided to go to Aaron Brothers for the frame and mat board, because in January, they … Continue reading

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the green machine [day 223]

I’m really not sure exactly how much money I’ve saved doing this challenge, as I haven’t tracked it, however I know it’s a substantial amount.  I have no debt, I’m not always broke and comparing my finances to last year, … Continue reading

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trained shopping monkey… yellow [day 160]

Trained shopping monkeys. I went grocery shopping last night.  After reading the statistics about how Americans throw away almost half of the food they purchase, either by the food going bad before they cook it or plate leftovers, I was … Continue reading

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clean up in aisle 27 [day 111]

I didn’t really have any shopping challenges yesterday.  I think this might qualify for my most boring update.  🙂 I did have to shop at the grocery store yesterday.  It’s retail shopping no matter how you look at it.  The … Continue reading

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it’s not bubble wrap [day 110]

I had to pick up a few things at Kroger yesterday.  It was enough groceries to warrant the use of a cart, but few enough to use the express lane.  Most of the time I remember to bring in my … Continue reading

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is saffron a drug? [day 99]

Grocery shopping is retail shopping, and even though it’s allowed in my challenge, I still feel like I’m shopping.  I suppose the challenge here is to find new ways to grocery shop. I decided to actually use one of my … Continue reading

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no hay bolsas para la leche [day 75 & 76]

I shopped at the Soriana while in Mexico, only for food and toiletries.  It’s similar to a Kmart here in the states.  They have the best bakery there, aisles and aisles of breads and pastries as far as the eye … Continue reading

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grocery store gives $1 million [day 55]

Grocery shopping is the only shopping I’ve done lately, and really the only shopping I’ve had any desire for.   I went to Sprouts last night, as I have a few select things I like to get there.  Tuna steaks … Continue reading

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questions about the challenge.

I had some questions posted on my blog from my friends about the details of the challenge.  I’m going to attempt to answer them, although I’m not sure I’ve thought of everything, you know, like the batteries.  (day 2) The … Continue reading

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