Monday, May 12, 2008

for crying out loud stick to the list already...

so im guessing grocery stores such as kroger, tom thumb (local), and super target foam at the mouth when they see me approaching their stores. 'we can sell this guy anything' they probably mutter as they peep me out from that little mysterious ball/camera attached to the ceiling. even the likes of cvs and walgreens join in this mockery.

but in actuality, the ball watcher people are absolutely right. (hehe, ball watcher people) i simply cannot stick to my list when i go to the grocery store! not sure if the extra things i put in are done so because of great marketing strategies(ie schemes) on their part or if its just simply a lack of constraint on mine. nevertheless, if i go with a list of 15 things i come back with 20 plus. if i go with a list of 5 things i undoubtedly come back with 10 plus. i still manage to get the things needed, but without fail, right after i set the eggs, milk, bread or some other common item into my basket, i also find the not so common. i mean whats a person to do with rootbeer flavored applesauce or macaroni and cheese scented handsoap? my son wont even eat the applesauce and he's crazy! okay okay so i embellished a tad.(not the son being crazy bit though.) in all honesty i do feel a serious compelling to grab crap neither i nor anyone in my house will use. who's house needs more 'toilet toothbrushes' than toilets? i know they added that 'comfort grip' and all for those stubborn stains but come on! how many times in a month could a person possibly eat cole slaw?--tangent alert...do people actually eat cole slaw in their homes? im just sayin' because ive only had it at restaurants.--

anyhow, i am determined to go to the store with necessities in mind and leave with those necessities in hand. i'll probably have to start small though. by small i guess i mean going in to get gummi bears and a water and leave the pepperoni pizza combos on the shelf! despite not having combos in like eleventy-eight years, i will let them sit until the next time...and yes gummi bears are a necessity!

10 comments:

AUwalk25 said...
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AUwalk25 said...

You just made me think...cole slaw..its never as good at home? And come to think of it, the best cole slaw you can find comes from fast food joints! Why? That should be a post all of its own. Talking about strange foods...No kidding.. I saw an asian ice cream called Chicken Wing Ice Cream the other day...What???

sammy said...

a post in itself huh? now you got me thinking and thats often dangerous!

chicken wing ice cream? i hope they at least took the bones out!

Melissa said...
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Melissa said...

This one always catches me off-guard at the grocery store. I haven't ever brought myself to buy it, but seriously. It has gotten a giggle or two.

http://www.catchwordbranding.com/weblog/wp-content/
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Amy Metz Walker said...

Dusty! Why haven't you taken me on a date to the Chicken Wing Ice Cream? I'm hurt.

Also, I had a good laugh to myself thinking about you and your theory on the "little mysterious ball/camera attached to the ceiling" thing. Not only would I have never thought of it, I laugh because it SO makes sense that you did! ahahahahah

You Conspiracy theorist...

sammy said...

mel, kinda ironic that site is 'catch word' branding when there is absolutely nothing catchy about 'spotteddick'!! (i tried to type this brand name w/o spaces and felt dirty and weird so i squeezed it together...i still feel dirty and weird buuut okay ; ))

amy, conspiracy theorist huh? well what do you expect? i just fail to understand why they feel the need to 'hide' the cameras. everyone knows there are cameras behind the mysterious ball...hmmm or is there??? ; )

"Funny Diana" ;) said...

All this talk of hanging balls and spotted dicks is making me hot under the collar. Perhaps I could use some Chicken Wing Ice Cream to cool off - or some of my mom's famous homemade cole slaw. What?!

sammy said...

nice one 'funny diana'!! cool new name btw ; )

btw, i had the same hotness under the collar when you mentioned the name she'diamond!! it simply exudes hotness! (even though i hope the name was a joke.)

The Bradford Blog said...

I promise you the name was real. You can't make sh** like that up! They were twins - and much like the name Lexus... their mom told me she couldn't afford jewels so she made some instead. Poor kids. Not poor as in "not wealthy" but poor as in I feel badly for them. Now I am just rambling so I will leave it at that.

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