Category Archives: shopping

Cash in Old Cell Phones

Radio Shack is currently hosting a pretty great cell phone trade-in program. Bring in all your old cell phones (sans cases, but WITH chargers for more cash) to your local Radio Shack and they will buy them off you and … Continue reading

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When It Rains, It Pours

We had four separate sets of visitors contact us about visiting us this last weekend. Only (only!) three sets came through, so we ‘ve just finished off a a very busy, but pleasant weekend with old friends and family. The … Continue reading

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Reason #116 My Teenage Daughter Won't Be Seen With Me

Have you seen these “anti-shoes”? The last few times I visited my parents my mother raved and raved about her MBTs, which she wears every day, every where, including church. Except that she wears the ones that are black sandals … Continue reading

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Chatuchuk Market

The sprawl and density of this market is difficult to capture in images or words; but the Time Out Guide states that over a quarter of a million people visit the 8,000 stalls every weekend. Now that’s a market. Open … Continue reading

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trina turk

I guess it’s a little bit cheating to post my wedding dress shopping under the category “wedding for $2000,” since my mom is paying for the dress – but still, I am looking for a dress in the $100-$300 range … Continue reading

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Wedding Dress Shopping

I was considering wearing the pale green dress I wore to my sister’s wedding for my own wedding, but I was also open to the idea of getting a new dress. Obviously, I am talking about a new party dress … Continue reading

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Nothing else promised or implied

Chad got a new car today: a new Toyota CE Corolla for $13, 783.51 out the door. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) was $14,305, not including tax, licensing, and tire fees – so I say we made out like … Continue reading

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NYTimes most popular digital cameras list

1. Canon PowerShot SD600 2. Canon PowerShot SD800 IS 3. Canon PowerShot SD700 IS 4. Canon PowerShot A540 5. Canon PowerShot SD630 6. Canon PowerShot S3 IS

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I shiver at the thought

My brother passed this email on to me from Allie. She wrote: “Check out this article about a SF group of friends who took a vow not to buy anything new for a year.  It reminded me of the conversation … Continue reading

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Ritz Camera rebates blow

All $150 of my Ritz Camera rebates are coming back to me in the form of Ritz Camera gift cards. I guess I’ll be contributing to that camera Chad’s getting for me. grump, grump, grump. If you got suckered like … Continue reading

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