Archive for the ‘Life In General’ Category

CVS – Cheap Coke!

May 14, 2009

CVS has 12-pack Coke products on sale this week:  Buy 4 for $13 and get a 5th one free.  So it comes out to $2.60 a 12-pack.

I, of course, have a whole lot of $1 off Coke coupons!  I went today to stock up on drinks for my upcoming birthday party.  I turn 30 on the 30th, it’s my Golden Birthday!

Here’s what I got:


(5) 12-packs of Coke products – On sale for  $13/ 5, (5) $1.00 off coupons, Final Price:  $1.60 each

Glad Cling Wrap – On clearance for 50% off, Final Price:  $1.50

Total Savings:  $19.94     (67%)     

Total Out of Pocket:   $9.50


Edited to Add:

Check out the Friday Finals at Southern Savers, Shopping Superstars at The Thrifty Mama, and Super Savings Saturday at Money Saving Mom!


Too funny not to pass on…

May 5, 2009

Thanks to Money Saving Mom for featuring the following post from The Bargain Jargon:

Notes to Other Spouses from My Husband made me giggle!  And made my husband nod in agreement……

200,000 miles!

April 15, 2009

On our way to Easter dinner, my husband’s Honda hit 200,000 miles!!  We, of course, had the camera in the car to capture this momentous occasion….


Happy Birthday, Steph!

April 1, 2009

Happy 28th Birthday to my sister, Stephanie!

Toasting at my wedding in Dec '06

Toasting at my wedding in Dec '06

Hope you have a wonderfully BIG day! 

(Everything’s bigger in Texas, y’all know that?)

Sunday is for Baby Boston Creme Pies!!

March 22, 2009

Today after brunch my trusty blog assistant and I made Christy’s (again, of Southern Plate fame) Baby Boston Creme Pies.  They were good, but I think we definitely prefer the Doughnuts from a few weeks ago.  Here’s our process in pictures….

The best picture we could get...  She kept putting the biscuits in front of her face!

The best picture we could get... She kept putting the biscuits in front of her face!

The assembly line

The assembly line

And she blinked.....

And she blinked.....

Chocolate mustache

Chocolate mustache

125,000 miles!

March 17, 2009

Woohoo!  I hit 125,000 miles on my Liberty this weekend!  (On Saturday, March 14 to be exact…)



Blizzard ’09 – Survival on Stockpile

March 2, 2009

We got at least 3″ of snow yesterday!  We were quite confident in our ability to survive off our food stockpile for a while…..

The beginning of the BLIZZARD!

The beginning of the BLIZZARD!

And the Blizzard continues!

And the Blizzard continues!