Archive for the ‘walmart’ Category

The Tale of the Purple Bike of Sumatra

Posted: 27th July 2017 by Robyn Jane in rants, walmart
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(With apologies to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) After a long winter’s idleness, I decided that the time of exercise has finally come. To be honest, that time came several months ago. But what has come was a refund check sizeable enough to buy a bicycle. As much as I prefer to do business with locally-owned […]

Chips & Dips

Posted: 4th January 2015 by Robyn Jane in Recipes, shopping, walmart
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There was a time in my life when there were two questions you could ask to determine if someone was truly from the Texas hill country or thereabouts, or if they were only faking it. The first was, “Have you ever been to Stinky Falls?” and the second was “What’s your favorite recipe for Ro-Tel […]

The Great Food Mystery

Posted: 19th December 2014 by Robyn Jane in cooking, rants, shopping, walmart

Or, How Can Walmart Sell A Roasted Chicken For Less Than It Can Sell The Same Chicken Uncooked? Here’s the conundrum:  I can buy a roasting chicken at Walmart for $1.56 a pound.  I can also buy an already-roasted chicken as a meal-to-go at less than the price-per-pound for the raw one.  So what’s up […]