Thoughtful Thursday ~
So – I am in a little bit of a rut this week… having a ‘situation’ (daily) and I NEED to do something about it, but no matter what plan I come up with I find too many faults with my plan… Feels like a no win situation and I do NOT agree, I am NOT happy and there must be a fix!! So tell me… in this crazy sounding situation… what would you do??
In other news… and my crazy thoughts… I have a “REAL” job and I have a minimal part time job (LOVE)… I am on the ‘Coupon Quest of America’ and have started this Blog… I am my daughter’s Girl Scout leader and we are all involved in my son’s cub scouts… Both of my older kid’s are in after school activities and both are in different sports… The “baby” went off to kindergarten… I wonder when “it” is going to slow down – I mean I can NOT get my laundry done – YET I truly FEAR “it” slowing down… Know what I mean??
Can you remember being a kid and waiting for something – FOREVER?? Like my Grandparents lived 2 hours away and they always called when they were leaving to come visit – which was only like twice per year because 2 hours was FAR then… Anyhow that 2 hours took FOREVER in my mind, just like waiting for Christmas and Summer Vacation… I am very scared by the fact that just ‘yesterday’ it was December 26th, 2010 and I was sad because it was a whole year before I could experience the wonder of the holidays again… well, here it is and I have no idea where the year went… WOW – if time is going this fast now, what is to come?? I think this is my biggest FEAR… well this and FEET (other people’s, not mine –mine are nice feet) – blech!!
Tops is not enticing me next week and that is okay since I had a pretty good week there this week. I got a HUGE turkey, and I may go back for one more (if I can find somewhere to put it) since I do NOT see the same great .49# deal next week – ALERT – be sure you get your CHEAP turkey by Sat. night!! Anyhow, I stocked up on paper plates and got most of the deals listed, and I used some saved FREE coupons to earn more gas credit. I am up to $1.00 off in gas points already – first week!!
Rite-aid – hmmm – I did find this great deal to add to my Freebies there this week: Almay Eye Remover Pads are B1G1 50% off. That = $8.25 ($5.50 and $2.75), get $8 UP reward and submit for $2 SCR… nice MoneyMaker!! Also Rite aid is showing some promise with overlapping regular deals and some for Black Friday next week… Unsure how this will pan out, but I will keep you posted!!
The CVS Deals for next week (the NON Black Friday deals)…. WOW… I am definitely going to have to hit CVS at the beginning of the week – like late Sat. night, which is all good because I am going to do a few price checks and prepare myself for the opening on Thanksgiving day! I may be more excited about CVS than any other store for BLACK FRIDAY deals – which actually do start on Thanksgiving!! Big question is how and when do I fit the meal in??
No – seriously, when am I going to cook? And where am I putting 21 people again?? And what in the world do I do with my coupons that seem to DOMINATE the entire dining room table when it is not in use, like ever… since my family of five hovers around the 2-foot round table to
STAY TUNED as the deals for next week are listed….