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Entries from March 2010

Are There Things Not To Buy In Bulk?

March 30th, 2010 · 20 Comments

My blog was recently cited in a story on MainStreet.com about what items you shouldn’t buy in bulk.  Specifically they were referencing my comparison of Costco prices to those at my local grocery stores in Austin.  If you haven’t read the post, you might want to check it out because it is kind of interesting […]


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Tags: Costco in Blogs · Food · Household Items · In the News

This Week at Costco – March 21, 2010

March 27th, 2010 · 23 Comments

We are finally in our permanent flat, no more hotels or temporary places, and we actually have all of our kitchen items and furniture too.  So, we were all set for a good day of Costco shopping.  We got there a little later this week, so we didn’t see the mad rush for the door. […]


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Tags: Coupons · Fitness · Food · Household Items · In the News

Guest Post: Mattresses from Costco

March 25th, 2010 · 90 Comments

[This is another guest post and plea for information or reviews, but this time it’s all about buying a mattress from Costco.  Eleanor wanted me to put her request about suggestions or reviews on Costco’s mattress selection to all of you.] I have been a happy Costco member for over 11 years; when it comes to […]


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Tags: costco.com · Furniture · Guest Posts · Household Items

Costco Profits Up 25% in 2010 Q2

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Costco announced their earnings for their second quarter this week and the news was not too shabby. Though expectations by analysts weren’t met (sometimes I swear it seems that they never are), they weren’t too far off the mark.  There were increases all around – sales, membership, and profits – which seems like a good […]


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Tags: In the News

Springtime at Costco.com, Part 2

March 20th, 2010 · 11 Comments

The other day I started writing a post about all of the cool things that you could get at Costco.com to enjoy dressing up your yard this Spring.  Unfortunately, for me, I only made it through talking about all the great flowers and plants that they have.  So, today I’m going to try to finish […]


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