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Entries from July 2010

This Week at Costco – July 25, 2010

July 31st, 2010 · 9 Comments

Defendi Taleggio di Caravaggio –  As I have already established, I love cheese.  And that is one of the great things about Costco: they have a very nice supply of specialty cheeses.  Lots of choices besides the usual choices of cheddar and mozzarella.  I also appreciate the fact that they change up the cheese selection […]


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Tags: Clothing · Food · Health & Beauty

Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil Best Imported Oil

July 29th, 2010 · 60 Comments

If you shop at Costco and use a fair amount of olive oil, you have probably picked up the Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  Or at least considered it.  But did you ever wonder how it stacks up against other extra virgin olive oils that are on the market?  And what is so special […]


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Tags: Food · In the News

2010 Costco International Photo Contest

July 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

It’s that time of year again, when Costco sponsors their International Photo Contest with a theme of “Give Us Your Best Shot.” The contest is co-sponsored by Panasonic Lumix cameras, Your Photo on Canvas, and Old Town.  They’ve changed it up a bit from last year with different prizes and some changes (for the better) […]


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Tags: Contests · General

Recall: Sony VAIO F11 and CW2 Series

July 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Sony has announced a safety notification for Vaio notebooks that were sold between January 2010 and April 2010 at Costco, as well as Fry’s, Best Buy and Amazon.com.  There is a potential safety issue affecting certain units within the VPCF11 and VPCCW2 series of notebook PCs.  In rare instances, these notebook computers may overheat due to […]


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Tags: Electronics · product recalls

This Week at Costco – July 18, 2010

July 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

We decided to change things up for our trip to the Watford (UK) Costco this week, so we went on a Saturday.  We got there bright and early, just minutes before they opened at 9:30 am.  It was way, way less crowded and the checkout lines were much shorter too.  Plus, there was considerably less […]


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Tags: Food · Household Items · Office