Monthly Archives: December 2010

December Food Cost, so far…

Here’s the spreadsheet for December. It looks like we might be close to the line this time. EDIT: This spreadsheet is not only outdated, it’s inaccurate to boot. I’ll post a corrected version as soon as I have it ready. … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Opponents in New York Include Its Shoppers – NYTimes.com

Wal-Mart Opponents in New York Include Its Shoppers – NYTimes.com. I wonder how many of those Wal-Mart shoppers opposed to the possibility of the company’s expansion into the city itself because of the effect on the mom-and-pop stores ever shop … Continue reading

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Break Time…

I realized the other day that I hadn’t written anything here in a while, and I want to address that-especially since I know I have some new readers and subscribers. (And thank you all, by the way!) This blog is, … Continue reading

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The Prize

I’ve been teasing, haven’t I? All this talk of staying under budget and The Big Reward I was going to get, and I never got around to telling what The Big Reward was. Well, the wait is over: The prize … Continue reading

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November Review: Under Budget!

As I mentioned previously, we came in well under budget for the month of November, which means we have even more for December since any surplus in our account gets carried over. Obviously, the increase in our food stamp allotment … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Turkey

In all the hubbub about breakfast, oats, and blogospheric elitism, I let The Great Thanksgiving Triumph escape my attention for a precious few days. As I previously mentioned, we got a frozen store bird at The Big Supermarket, losing valuable … Continue reading

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Under Budget!

As of yesterday, there was $97.32 left on the food account!! Yipee! I’ll do a bigger write-up of this momentous event later, but I had to take a minute to post the news now that I’ve gotten it confirmed: i.e., … Continue reading

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