when you start calling the day after Thanksgiving “Black Friday?” via Drudge which (who?) I know deals in hyperbole, but still. By the way, the man who was punched in the face by a rabid line-cutting shopper had a Texas concealed carry permit and will not be charged.
SuperTalk Mississippi is a state-wide network of commercial talk-radio stations. There are very few nationally syndicated shows (Dave Ramsey being the notable exception). Some of the shows, for example SuperSwap, and the Friday evening broadcasts of high school football, have no political agenda. Those that do are right-leaning– it is Mississippi– but for the most
Stock up! February is National Canned Food Month. March Peanut Butter. April… hum… . From Strategic Shopping: A Month-by-Month Analysis by M.D. Creekmore posting at The Survival Blog Dot Net. There are not very many good grocery sales in April—think self-denial. No body wants to advertise indulgence during Lent. There are some good non-grocery items
I did not want the year to end before I’d shared “The Cook’s Creed” from Meta Given’s The Modern Family Cookbook published in 1958. Food Shopper’s Creed here. Meal Planner’s creed here.
Felix Reinbach As I begin to compose this post, there are fewer than 14 hours until we will depart The BIG Sovereign State of Texas and make our way back to The Farm in rural Mississippi. It’s been a delightful trip. To channel some old Steve Martin from an old SNL, if I had one
Meta Givens recommends “memorizing this brief chapter.” From The Modern Family Cookbook (1958). I think The Shopper’s Creed speaks for itself. Give it another read. The Creed begins a four page chapter devoted to helping “you to become a better manager,” because in 1942 (when the book was first published) running a home was a
From Meta Given’s The Modern Family Cookbook, copyright 1942, 1953, 1958, published by J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company, Chicago So you don’t need to click to enlarge… The Food Shopper’s Creed The health of my family is in my care, therefore– I will base my market list on meals planned according to the “DIET PATTERN”
Citation information unavailable I’m sorry I don’t know where I got this chart from because I’d like to go back and read the article it accompanied. It is true that you can save a lot of money by growing your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs. But it strikes me that the information here is presented
Each year, about this time of year, we take stock of what remains of the harvest and various collections of other edible things. We took stock of some frozen peppers. This is a fine opportunity for me to divert from the main topic to comment on laziness. Mr. Big Food has a day-job. In fact,
One of the BIG irritations in my life is the “less than 10 items.” The following rant is prompted by I’d much rather use self-checkout than wait in the express line behind people who don’t understand the concept of an item limit. from Supermarket Self-Checkouts Being Replaced With People at Outside the Beltway as seen