Over Easy: Shopping

By: Tuesday January 27, 2015 4:55 am

I’m not fond of shopping. Particularly grocery shopping. I find supermarkets to be a bore. Apparently my father had the same view of shopping and supermarkets because he insisted on going only once a month, of course it rarely turned out that way. There were 2 IGA supermarkets and an A&P that we would go to and a smaller “Quicky Mart” type store up here then..


Avoid Buying Koch Industries Products With New Phone App

By: Wednesday May 15, 2013 5:58 pm

Here’s a cool new toy. A popular article on Forbes today details a new smart phone app called “Buycott,” which is catching the attention of shoppers who want to make sure their money spent on groceries and other basic products isn’t enriching corporations with bad records on social and environmental responsibility.

Romney Say, Romney Do

By: Monday April 16, 2012 1:10 pm

Wannabe your First Lady stepped away from your raising the family home cleaning duties to go shopping at her friend’s place, which was closed to everyone else, because shopping is hard work and we should respect that.

Those Clothes: Try Reverse-Shopping!

By: Friday November 27, 2009 5:00 pm

I am so tired of seeing a pair of pants, or a sweater or sweatshirt, or even a passably wearable belt in my closet — only to try to put it on and realize there’s a reason I haven’t worn it in years. I’ve got lots of clothes for a smaller me. Today, they go.

Green Holidays for Pets

By: Friday November 27, 2009 11:55 am

When you’re wondering what to get as holiday gifts for the pets in your life, just getting rid of some things may be the best present of all.

Turning Black Friday Into Green Friday

By: Friday November 27, 2009 9:30 am

A recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report found that non-food products and packaging are associated with 37 percent of America’s greenhouse-gas emissions – making it the largest source of greenhouse gases. A similar analysis by PPI puts that number closer to 44 percent when the emissions used to produce imported products are included.

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