Monday, January 24, 2011

And so we used our gift certificate for

Even in a small city this could still be a favorite. I got it for 70% off which made a $50 gift certificate cost $6. The catch was to spend $100 in the restaurant. We had no problem since this one included liquor in the $100 and we took 4 doggie bags home. (Not all of them include liquor but they all have 18% gratuity.)

Friday, January 21, 2011

Fun on the Web Jan 21, 2011 Frozen

All I can say is I'm frozen! Its 19 below zero here temperature wise with who knows what wind chill. I can barely make it from the car into the office or the house. Then I just want to curl up in a blanket for hours to warm up. No way I can type then with my fingers inside.

Anyway now that I thawed out lets look at ways to be more healthy in 2011:

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Fun on the Web Jan 15, 2011 Free Stuff

And my favorite free stuff

If you live in a big city this could well be a favorite. Right now it's only 60% off which makes a $25 gift certificate cost $4 but if you get on the mailing list you can often get them for as little as $2. The catch is you have to spend $35 in the restaurant. (I never find that a problem as long as there are two of us or I can take a doggie bag home.)
The trick is to start from here
and get the coupon code (which today is "FORK") before heading over to

Fun on the Web Jan 26, 2011 Google Map Giggle

Takes about 1 minute, but pretty dang funny:
1. Go to Google Maps and click on Get Directions.
2. Write USA as your start point.
3. Write Japan as your destination.
4. Go to the 31st point on your route and when you stop laughing, post this as your status so that others can laugh at it too

PLEASE NOTE: They cannot calculate how to get to Australia

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Fun on the Web Jan 11, 2011 How Does Your Bank Rate

Calculator for paying off loans and credit cards, compare mortgage, insurance and CD rates. Is your bank or other financial institution safe? Find out with Bankrate's free star-ratings search.

Monday, January 10, 2011