Category Archives: Shopping

An open letter to the cashier who needed to mind his own business.

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Dear Walmart Cashier, Last week during school vacation, my daughters, 13 and 18 and I were at your store for some groceries.  It was a very crowded, busy day there and we had to wait quite a while for our turn to check out.  When we got to you, you and I made the typical […]

$1 shoes all day at Goodwill!

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Goodwill is killing it this week!  If you’re looking for shoes, get over to the Brewer store on Wilson Street!  Today (Friday 2/12) only, all shoes are just one dollar!  Kids and adults!  Boots!  Sandals!  Sneakers!  I nearly fell over.  With two teenage girls, we go TRHOUGH some shoes here and with mud season coming, […]

Wishing you a stress-free Christmas.

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Tonight, on Christmas Eve Eve…I’m sitting here thinking several things. 1.  Where’s the snow? 2.  I’d kill for some General Tso’s chicken. 3.  Why I am I so relaxed and not freaking out with stress? Zoloft 1 & 2 I can’t do anything about tonight, but 3 I can figure out.  I finally stopped worrying […]

I refuse to get stressed out this holiday season.

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You know what?  I am so over being stressed out from November to January.  The minute (and usually before) the Halloween decorations come down, retailers begin bombarding us with holiday advertising.  Before I’ve even bought a turkey for Thanksgiving, stores have Christmas decorations up. The pressure is on…holiday flyers arriving weekly in the mail.  TV […]

The ugly truth behind holiday birthdays.

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We’ve all heard of the poor kids born on Christmas who never got birthday gifts, but had to make do with socks, and whatever else their parents could spare from the Christmas pile.  I always felt so sorry for those kids.  They didn’t get big parties and lots of birthday presents, but they got to […]