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Price First.

February 6, 2015

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Why a 98-cent bottle of salad dressing? Because I’m super-classy. That’s why. Happy Saturday.

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Better Butter… wait, I already used that title.

January 26, 2015

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A couple of weeks ago, the ‘lid’ to my ‘new’ butter system slipped out of my hand and chipped. Surprise, surprise. What did I expect from buttery glass? I spent a good long time thinking about how to replace it. At various stores, I looked at containers for holding pencils, toothbrushes, sewing goods, fishing tackle […]

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Doin’ a duvet cover.

July 17, 2014

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When we go to Heit’s Point for the Sommerer family reunion, we stay in a bunkhouse. It has twin bunkbeds and the mattresses are wrapped in plastic. While I appreciate the knowledge that my mattress isn’t pee-soaked from young campers, I don’t like sleeping on the plastic – it makes me all sweaty. This year, […]

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Experimenting with a cooler

June 23, 2014

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Ever since we killed the little refrigerator in the basement, we haven’t had a place to put drinks to keep cold. It is absolutely not a problem since I am exclusively drinking Tang and instant coffee, but since people are coming over, I thought it might be nice to offer them a beverage that didn’t […]

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The wind beneath my whiskers

May 18, 2014

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My poor cats. They will never get to go outside because I am riddled with paranoia and would worry about all the harm they would come to (or havoc they would wreak), so they must suffer because of my craziness. I can’t even leave the windows open for them to see the outside because I’m […]

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Instant Coffee – I’m a fan.

May 15, 2014

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I ran out of the coffee bricks I was bragging about. The post in December showed a Folger’s brick, which was fine coffee. After that I bought two generic bricks from Super Saver in Lincoln, and I never thought I’d say it, but they were gross. Normally I love generic stuff – the price far […]

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