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A Kohl's trip

November 11th, 2013 at 07:25 am

Like the rest of the world, I went to Kohl's yesterday. I had a 20% off coupon, as well as a $10 and $5 off coupon. My mission was to find a pair of winter walking boots, and I did. I ended up with a pair of Eddie Bauer boots, short, pull-on, lined and roomy enough for SmartWool socks. They were originally $90 and with the store's sale and my coupons, I got them for $38.

My only regret is that they are not a little taller, but since I mostly walk on sidewalks I guess that is not a big issue. The big issues are warm, comfortable, and non-slip, and they fit the bill. And the price was great.

And it looks like I got them just in time, as snow is predicted today. (I'm not wearing them, however; I don't think the snow will amount to much.)

On Saturday I did two loads of laundry ($3) and went to the grocery ($34). My ten items were:

Flour Tortillas
Cinnamon Applesauce
Tomato Soup
Wheat Saltines
Plain Yogurt
Creamer
Wine
Sirloin Steak
Oranges
Asparagus

The steak was actually two packages, two steaks in each package. It was a BOGO. I froze three steaks and will have one for dinner tonight.

I finally made the tomato-pumpkin basil soup, and I loved it!

I didn't do much else this weekend, as I am still under the weather with this cold. And I've got lots of activity coming up -- grandson's birthday, a visit from my BFF, a trip to Florida, uncle's memorial service, granddaughter's birthday, Thanksgiving, son's birthday, girls' weekend, and then Christmas! Wow. I feel like going back to bed just from typing all that!

6 Responses to “A Kohl's trip”

  1. PatientSaver Says:

    I went to Kohl's yesterday too! I think I got snookered into buying stuff thinking i was getting a "deal" though. Even with the 15% off plus a $10 cash coupon, I still paid $74 for two vests and a mock turtleneck shell. I may return one of the vests as I would then still have spent over $50 to qualify for that $10 cash coupon.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Were you able to combine your $10 and $5 coupons? I have both of those, too, and thought the fine print said they could not be combined, so I'm curious.

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Sounds like some busy weeks ahead!

  4. CB in the City Says:

    Yes, I did combine them -- the fine print said they could be combined.

  5. snafu Says:

    If you think you'll get sufficient use, knit leg warmers keep you cozy if you feel your boots aren't as tall as you'd like. I suspect most of the gals that wear them here keep them on all day as a fashion statement since they don't wear tights for warmth.

  6. rob62521 Says:

    Kohls seems to be the place to be...we hit it Saturday!

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