Category: consumer

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Bits and Bobs

I barely pay attention to the screen when I set Pandora, actually its mashup cousin Pandora.fm, to a station and let it go, but some of my recent choices have been pulling up really old school tunes. While switching tabs...

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Economo-Stimulo Powers, Activate!

Fredo already mentioned one store giving back 10% extra if you cash/spend your economic stimulus check there. The Bargainist just came out with an updated list of ways to get more with your check including retailers giving bonuses, cashing the...

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Mac in Black

My slightly frivolous purchase arrived. I’ll take that economo-stimulo check now, please! 🙂 With a bit of advice and encouragement from some friends online, I was able to get it up and running and transferred all the info, docs and...

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Fiscal Responsibility and You! *zzzzz*

After all that debt nonsense, the last thing I need is a new credit card… or is it? That’s the problem with the mystical credit score, you know what can obviously help it, but beyond that you can barely tell...

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Rapaciousness in Blue

I really love my new dishes! When I was living in Logan Circle and had a roommate, I bought a really nice double set of Mikasa settings for 4. He didn’t contribute anything to the kitchen and between our cooking...

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Your results may differ.

These boxes really need to come with a disclaimer like that. Over the weekend I went out to Potomac Mills and got my shoppin’ on. Oddly though, I only really picked stuff up from the discount stores and Nordstrom Rack....

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in DC: Retail Explosion

Yeah yeah, it’s old news, but it’s been a busy day and I’m tapped. 🙂 I’m gonna be living down the street from quite the little retail hub. This is gonna be SO bad for my wallet. Especially now that...

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Where Are They Now? — at Target!

Another interesting thing about the new (currently) Target-centric retail complex is the number of people one is likely to run into there. From neighbors to people that live across town. It’s barely been open 2 weeks so now is the...

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Obligatory “New Target” post

Yep, I finally got up and headed over to the new Target and I gotta say, while I don’t necessarily agree with what it might herald, it is a really nice store. I know everyone’s been posting a picture like...

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Amazon Unbox: 15 eps of HBO’s “In Treatment” free

Deal alert for anyone using TiVo or the other devices Unbox is compatible with. Amazon.com: In Treatment: Unbox Video — HBO premieres the first 15 episodes of In Treatment, a new half-hour drama series starring Gabriel Byrne, and adapted from...