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A Quick and Easy Way to Slash the High Cost of Groceries May. 12, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Have you noticed? The cost of everything is climbing, and not just a little bit. Lumber prices are u... Read More

Liberty Winning? Apr. 28, 2021

John Stossel

Do I live in an alternate universe? The media tell me my side is winning. Salon claims, "We all live... Read More

Confused in the Supermarket Sep. 29, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: Can you clarify expiration dates on food products? When it says "sell by 4/01/21," does t... Read More

There Are Plenty of Shyannes in Foxholes May. 01, 2020

Marc Dion

These days, I believe I match the description of the bad father in the old Johnny Cash song, "A Boy ... Read More

Death to the DIY Society Jan. 04, 2019

Ted Rall

I admit it: My bias derived from self-interest. I was a bag boy. But that didn't make me wrong when ... Read More

Geoffrey Owens Is a Real Somebody Sep. 05, 2018

Connie Schultz

He was minding his own business (his employer's business, more to the point), doing what he was hire... Read More

What Do We Make of Us? Aug. 23, 2017

Connie Schultz

We were standing in the checkout line at our local grocery, this stranger and I, admiring each other... Read More

Who Let the Dogs In? May. 26, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: First, may I start off by saying I love animals, especially dogs. I have had several dog... Read More

Food Cost-Cutting for Every Lifestyle Mar. 02, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Ever wonder why you never have enough money to save money? I'm talking about taking money from every... Read More

3 Simple Ways to Beat Retailers at Their Own Games Jan. 31, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Retailers work hard to get our money. They offer special promotions and put other tactics into play,... Read More

The Cheese Aisle Nov. 12, 2016

Katiedid Langrock

When I was in college, I had a stalker. This man would sneak in to my apartment at night, picking th... Read More

May I Go Ahead of You? Sep. 15, 2016

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I have an etiquette question for you. My co-worker and I are disagreeing on this, and we... Read More

Tell Sacramento to Bag It: No on Proposition 67 Sep. 11, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

"There's no such thing as a free bag," Sacramento political guru Steven Maviglio told The San Franci... Read More

The Book of (Grocery) Lists Jul. 24, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

If you're trying to understand America in all its joy, desperation and weirdness, there's just one b... Read More

Wizard of Id

Jun. 06, 2014

Medium Pulp Apr. 12, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

It was one of those rare special evenings. The kind you wish you could plan for, but just as with a ... Read More

6 Places You're Most Likely to Get Sick (Part 2) Mar. 07, 2014

C Force

Q: Chuck, I'm all for saving the environment, but I heard reusable grocery bags can host quite a few... Read More


Jan. 27, 2014

Cupid's Cohorts Jan. 25, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

I'm onto you, you crafty lot. I know what you're up to, and I know what you've done. There's no deny... Read More

Flo & Friends

Jan. 15, 2014