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New Mystery Shop

April 3rd, 2018 at 06:53 am

I've been approved for a mystery shop at a grocery store -- the same company where I messed up -- so I guess I will not be punished for my mistake. This shop will take place this weekend.

I went to Panera yesterday morning for my bagel breakfast. There are three Panera's in my area, so I sort of rotate among them, so I'm not begging for my bread to the same person every day. Yesterday I had them split, toast and butter the bagel and it did not cost extra. And it was delicious.

Then I went to the gym, and then to Aldi, where I spent $13 on cream cheese, creamer, butter, crackers and garlic.

And then I went to library, where I checked out an armful of books. And I also paid a $1.35 library fine.

In the afternoon, I picked up the boys and took them to Steak N Shake for shakes - $3.

Variables are at 25%.

I've been doing well at finding change this month -- so far .11, mostly pennies. I guess pennies on the ground are a sign of spring!

Speaking of found money, I picked up a kid's abandoned jacket at school yesterday and put it where they generally pile up the lost things. I felt a crackle in the pocket and there were some bills wrinkled up in there. I left them there, of course, but now I wonder if someone else will take them, and if I should have taken them for safe keeping. But how would I ever know whose jacket it is? I suppose I could have taken the jacket to the office, but I didn't think of it then. Ah well, maybe he'll get it back with money intact, I hope, and if not, maybe he will have learned a lesson.

4 Responses to “New Mystery Shop”

  1. Laura Says:

    Aldi is shopped too. It is one of the companies you mentioned being signed up with! It pays very little, but I always take it because I go there anyway. It goes fast, so if you see it you need to grab it right away.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Good deal on the mystery shop. Glad you weren't punished for not doing it before.

    DH found a penny the other day...change hasn't been very plentiful around here. I sort of wonder if it is a sign of our economy struggles in our community.

    I was always shocked at how many jackets, gloves, shoes, scarves, were not claimed at any of the schools I worked at. Sad, actually. Most of the schools I worked in were high poverty.

  3. CB in the City Says:

    Thanks, Laura, I will look for the Aldi shop.

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