Category Archive: Shopping

Seattle King of the Big Boxes

So earlier this week was a real departure from my normal shopping comfort zone as I found myself good and lost inside our nearest Costco.  (Yes, I know it’s just a giant rectangle,… Continue reading

Artisanal Overkill

I don’t know about you, but I’m becoming a little more wary of certain catch phrases that keep popping up in many of our consumer products today, and especially in our food. I… Continue reading

Powered by American Electrons and Other Seattle Sightings

Something funny happened earlier this week, so I’ll keep this post short and sweet. Guess who was parked in an adjacent spot as DH and I pulled into our neighborhood grocery store?  Now… Continue reading

What to Do When Your iPhone is Stolen (or Weekend Liberation)

Last Friday night just as the weekend was getting underway, I had the unpleasant experience of having my iPhone stolen.  Bummer, but it was my own damn fault.  I’ve learned my lesson (put… Continue reading

Christmas Monstrosity

A year ago, I was headless-chicken-running around greater Seattle trying to gather whatever remaining Christmas decorations still available on the shelves.  Basically, I was on the hunt for plain colored glass or plastic… Continue reading

Modern Day Foraging: Grocery Adventures

Apologies as I’ve been remiss with my posting recently.  I think I’ve been so distracted by this long stretch of amazing Seattle sun that any mental excuse to be outside and not in… Continue reading

The Shopping Sirens’ Sale Song

“Never again,” I said to myself. But of course, I remembered I had uttered the exact same phrase to myself last year. And yet there I was, back in the same place one… Continue reading