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Midnight Shopping

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I’m writing this in my car, on my iPhone, outside of Dillons so that I can have a real “non-deal” post for today’s NaBloPoMo. I’m that cool.

I just spent about an hour and a half (okay, maybe two… but I blame 1/2 hour of that on someone else…) at the grocery store alone. It has been a long time since I’ve shopped at night. I forgot how relaxing the quiet is.

I spent all of that time, I saved 65% on my grocery bill. I managed to stay within budget and stockpile a few items.

The important thing to note about tonight’s trip is that I witnessed the fabled “Missouri Couple”. I’ve heard checkers tell tales. I will never doubt again. These people came in and methodically cleaned out the store. It took them a full hour to check out (this, I blame my extra half hour on).

They had coupons, they had so.many.coupons. I, who pride myself on my ability to shop with the big kids…. was baffled.

Legend has it they come in every week from Missouri and clean out the aisles like they did tonight. It is rumored that they head back to Missouri and resale what they get here for next to nothing.

Whatever the case, it’s not mine to judge. I will, however, no longer feel like a pain in the rear when I show up with MY coupons.

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