Tag Archives: grocery store

New Product-Jif Whips Whipped Peanut Butter & S’mores

I was recently asked to try & review Jif Whips Whipped Peanut Butter & S’mores.  I’ll confess, I had completely missed its debut on the market, and I guess it had been out a while.  The whole idea of whipped … Continue reading

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Grandchildren & the Cool Grandparent Badge

Being a grandparent is a lot different than it was being a parent.  Parts of it are a lot more fun, some things are a lot more frustrating, but it is just as much an adventure as it was being … Continue reading

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What’s up with that anyhow?

It seems that Walmart now supplies a substantial percentage of America’s groceries.  While I am all for free enterprise, I hate to see any company become a giant among the stores.  It creates a situation where they can control prices, … Continue reading

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Carne Picada means speedy meals!

Carne picada sounds pretty exotic, at least if you are here on the Gulf Coast.  It’s a relative newcomer in the grocery stores.  But what is it really? Essentially, it’s meat that has been cut into matchstick-like slivers.  It’s not … Continue reading

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Would you join a food co-op?

Prices are rising, budgets are tight, and we’re all fighting to stay afloat.  Too many of us don’t even have the hope of a light at the end of the tunnel as we struggle with our checkbooks and bills. More … Continue reading

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Fair or unfair? Breasts and Walmart?

I bought some chicken breasts in Pascagoula, Mississippi today at Walmart.  They were on sale for $1.88, easily making them among the least expensive meat purchases for the week. That’s what I thought anyhow. Bringing the chicken breasts home, for … Continue reading

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Sav A Lot or not?

Pascagoula has a new Sav A Lot.  At first glance, the prices look fantastic.  Almost everything is lower priced, and you fill up your shopping cart and carry home your bounty. It’s at home that the cut rate price begins … Continue reading

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