Our resources

I work hard to make the most of our time, money, space and natural resources.

“Oh, you are not”

That is what a coworker said when she saw me sorting coupons a few weeks ago. (It probably looked like an overwhelming task because I hadn’t been doing much with bargain shopping since before Christmas.) She asked how much I…

to do: stock up on cereal

This week I’m stocking up on cereal as part of the drug store game. Here’s my plan: At Walgreens, buy 4 selected Kellogg’s cereals (on sale 4/$10), Get $3 Register Rewards. I’m getting two Rice Krispies and two Frosted Flakes…

to do: reduce paper clutter

My sister mentioned this as a blog idea a long time ago, but I never wrote it since I didn’t have a personal story to go with it. After reading this post and realizing that even the greenies don’t know…

to do: get a wii on the cheap

which means having to deal with this kind of exchange: From: meTo: Craigslist sellerSent: Fri 7:40 PMI would love your system. I’ll pay cash. Would I be able to pick it up on my way to work tomorrow, about 3-3:15?…

and the winner is …

Marketing Mama with a guess of $24. The rest of you gave me WAY too much credit, or you haven’t bought a box of cereal in a decade! The actual price was $22.35 and the breakdown is: 6 General Mills…

Where did all the time go?

I decided at 9:30 Friday morning to head out to a friend’s house who wasn’t feeling well and needed a bit of company. How long do you think it took for me to: Shower Get myself and both kids dressed…