Entries from October 2009

In the News: Costco’s Got a Great Focus on Employees

October 22nd, 2009 · 5 Comments

I ran across this article from US News and World Reports about Jim Sinegal and how his treatment of employees is what has lead Costco to be such a retail star.  There have been lots of articles written about what a great CEO Jim Sinegal is for various reasons that usually have to do with […]

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Tags: General · In the News

Alton Brown’s “Good Eats: The Early Years” Comes to Costco

October 20th, 2009 · 8 Comments

I like Alton Brown almost as much as I like Costco; he’s the Costco of television chefs to me.  If you’re not familiar with Alton Brown, however, he has a cooking show on the Food Network called ‘Good Eats’.  But he doesn’t just give you recipes while you sit there and watch him cook, he […]

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Tags: Books · costco.com · Food

This Week at Costco – October 11, 2009

October 17th, 2009 · 7 Comments

We found some really great stuff this weekend that we had been casually looking for.  But of course, the best find was the white LED mini light strands.  Seriously, our life isn’t that exciting, so this was a big moment for us. 🙂 Don’t forget that the most recent coupon book is valid from October […]

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Tags: appliances · Decorating · Electronics · Food · Holidays · Household Items

Costco Coupon Book – October 15 – November 1, 2009

October 15th, 2009 · 22 Comments

So, this is an interesting coupon cycle because it is starting in the middle of the week, instead of on Monday as it usually does.  Perhaps they are changing things up a bit for their new fiscal year though.  There’s also a page full of instant savings in the back of the coupon book that […]

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Tags: costco.com · Coupons · Decorating · Electronics · Food · Health & Beauty · Household Items · Office

Halloween Light Sets at Costco.com

October 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments

We’re really into decorating for Halloween at our house.  We’re the people on the block that go all out and have the things like a ghost that is animated and makes noises, we project black and white horror movies onto our garage, have tons of lights, a fog machine or two and a few other […]

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Tags: costco.com · Decorating · Holidays · Household Items

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