Tag: Shopping

Studies Show

Studies Show

    We live by the numbers.  Or so it seems. Apparently the number-crunchers do studies & collect statistics on every crazy, conceiveable thing you can imagine. Those of us with multiple sclerosis aren’t exempt from the studies either.   Did you know….. 85% of people are diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS at onset. And of …

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My Odd Sock: Shopaholic

My Odd Sock: Shopaholic

    A few among us may describe themselves as a “shopaholic.” Though I am not a shopaholic per se, I AM addicted to scanning the ads to find items & advertising that are well beyond ridiculous. Here are a few of my “must-have-NOTS”…..       Note to retailers & branding specialists: Do not …

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Back To School 2015

Back To School 2015

      Shop shop till you drop!   It’s back to school time already and My Odd Sock has been busy checking the ads for everything little Johnny or Suzie will need as they head back to campus.   You get your charge card while I grab a cart as we shop Back To …

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Black Friday Daze Craze

Black Friday Daze Craze

      Holiday shopping has begun!   Major retailers have started the barrage of ads & circulars describing huge savings in the days surrounding Black Friday.         Many stores will open their doors to frantic shoppers Thanksgiving night. While others open early early Black Friday morning.   Only Kmart has said to …

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Power Shopping

Power Shopping

Feeling rather lazy, so please enjoy this rehashed My Odd Sock.  Cheers!     Life presents challenges. But when you have multiple sclerosis, even the simple challenges can, at times, be mondo burdensome.  Or so I learned on a recent trip to the grocery store.   You see, typically I grocery shop for just a …

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My Odd Sock’s Shopping List

My Odd Sock’s Shopping List

      The pantry is bare so time to go to the store for yours truly.   Join me as we shop the day away in search of everything odd on the shelves at your local grocery store.   Grab a cart while I park the car and I’ll meet you in the juice …

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Sky Mall & The Stuff You Can’t Live Without.

Sky Mall & The Stuff You Can’t Live Without.

One frill of flying is the opportunity to peruse the latest issue of Sky Mall. Available on all airliners, Sky Mall is the complimentary catalog of products that are eclectically odd.  Things you don’t need & wildly overpriced. Strangely though, flipping the pages, one feels a sudden, overwhelming urge of “I must haves.” Maybe it’s …

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My Odd Sock’s Early Christmas Gift Guide

My Odd Sock’s Early Christmas Gift Guide

Oh how the holiday’s sneak up on us! Each year, it seems the retailers begin earlier & earlier to cram the thoughts of holiday shopping down our gullets. And here at My Odd Sock, we’re no different! That’s why I would like to share a few of my favorite gift ideas so far this holiday …

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Back To School Shopping

Back To School Shopping

    It’s “Back To School” time and retailers are busy peddling the goods our schoolchildren need to succeed! My Odd Sock has been scouring the sale ads looking for the most ridiculous “gotta-haves.”  And let me tell you—retailers didn’t disappoint! It’s “Back To School Shopping”….My Odd Sock style!   Grab a shopping cart and …

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Key(ring) To Savings

Key(ring) To Savings

“Shopping” for a humor post, I saw this oldie and thought a “return” visit would be nice. Enjoy.      It started with one. For me, the first one was a stroke of genius!  What a novel idea….and a convenient way for me to accumulate and build a valuable cache of bonus-reward-perk-advantage points! Then I …

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