Entries from March 2008

Am I Something Awful?

March 23rd, 2008 · 42 Comments

Imagine my surprise when I saw a whole thread about my blog on the Something Awful forums. Ok, I’ll be honest I actually felt a little hurt and kind of sad that people would think I’m either: a) some cheap viral marketing ploy by Costco; or b) just some total nut case. I certainly don’t […]

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Tags: General

How to Become An Admired Company

March 21st, 2008 · No Comments

I was just reading an article in Fortune magazine about America’s Most Admired Companies (Costco is tied for 14th in the US and holds the 11th spot in the worldwide rankings) and they pointed out something that is just so obviously the “Costco Way”. It seems Costco wanted to find a better value for its […]

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Tags: Food · General · In the News

Costco Field Trip

March 20th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Ok, I haven’t just been slacking off for the last 10 days. I was in Kansas visiting my mom and doing some dedicated Costco research. My mom and I visited 2 of the 4 different Costco locations by her: Lenexa 9350 Marshall Drive Lenexa, Kansas 66215 Overland Park 12221 Blue Valley Parkway Overland Park, Kansas […]

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Tags: Electronics · Food · General

This Week at Costco – March 9 2008

March 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This week I stocked up on a bunch of my usual supplies that I purchase from Costco – milk, contact lens solution, juice, some books, and a take-and-bake pizza (see the post about calories for why I don’t have to hate myself for loving Costco pizza). In addition, there were some other great things that […]

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Tags: Books · Food · Landscaping

Save even more at Costco?

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments

My husband and I recently decided to sign up for an American Express TrueEarnings card. This is a combo card with your Costco membership, so you only need the one card that works as your membership and your credit card. We decided that it was kind of silly not to get one since we wouldn’t […]

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