Entries from October 2009

This Week at Costco – October 25, 2009

October 31st, 2009 · 10 Comments

Don’t forget that this is the last weekend that you can make use of the current Costco Coupon Book since it expires November 1!  I still haven’t totally made up my mind about the FoodSaver but I guess I’ll have to do that or miss out on the savings; thanks to everyone that posted your […]

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Tags: Books · Coupons · Food

Product Recall: Honeywell Programmable Thermostat

October 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Just recently, I wrote about purchasing a Honeywell Programmable Thermostat at Costco.  Unfortunately, it is now being recalled by Honeywell. Luckily for us, it doesn’t have a real safety issue associated with it, the problem lies with the software for scheduling.  Instead of it being truly 7-day programmable which means that you can have a […]

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Tags: Electronics · Household Items · product recalls · services

Costco to Accept Food Stamps Nationally

October 29th, 2009 · 15 Comments

You may remember a while back when I posted about Costco doing a test run of accepting food stamps in their Queens and Brooklyn locations.  Well, that went well enough for them to decide to roll it out nationally. Originally, before testing the market, Costco had thought that there would not be a great deal […]

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Tags: Food · General · In the News

More News About Costco in Australia

October 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I found an article giving just a little more insight into the Costco operations in Australia.  This article covers the financial situation a bit and discusses how Costco has added another $25 million to the Australian operations, on top of $83 million provided in 2008. According to Patrick Noone, the local managing director for the […]

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Tags: General · In the News

This Week at Costco – October 18, 2009

October 24th, 2009 · 9 Comments

We ended up using about five of the coupons this week on our Costco trip, which is great because it saved us $21.00 on things we would have bought anyway.  There were two that were really timely: the one for candy bars and the one for umbrellas.  I like it when Costco has a coupon […]

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Tags: Coupons · DVDs · Food · Holidays · Household Items

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