Tag Archives: shopping

Really cheap Booq laptop bags

I just noticed that Booq Bags has a big closeout sale going on with really low prices on some discontinued laptop sleeves and bags, especially in odd sizes (12″ and 17″): $20 PowerSleeves (regularly $90-$130), $5 (!) and $25 Vyper cases (regularly $60), $60 Mambo backpacks (regularly somewhere around $200, I think) and 99 cent […]

The most expensive things at Amazon

nrrd on #memepool and I were looking up some expensive things on Amazon, and I felt a blog post coming on, so here you have it: the most expensive things in every Amazon category.

Good shopping day

I’ve been off work all week, and while I had a giant pile of things to get done, I’ve mostly ignored it. Part of that was because I managed to come down with a cold and exhibit poor judgment — Candice and I were craving Starbucks at 10 pm one night and we forgot to […]

New cellphone for me

Even though I’ve only been carrying around my Blackberry for the last little while, I had kept my Fido account open to keep the phone number. Switching it from a “$20-per-month” plan to prepaid to keep the costs down had been on my to-do list for a while, but I never quite got around to […]

I think I’ve got this Costco thing figured out

I went back to Costco last night (alone, Candice was working), and left with a cartful of things, none of which I got home and went “What was I thinking?”, so I think it went well. Most of the stuff I bought was stuff we always buy right away when we’ve run out, which I […]