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Grocery Shopping

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Grocery Shopping



Shopping for groceries is so much fun Trying to find things on your list Best not to go with wifey poo though For fear of a marital rift It seems we can never see eye to eye Bout products we need to try I go for meals that are microwave ready No coupons? Cathie won't buy We compromise meaning Cathie wins out Husbands usually lose in the end The only way to keep peace in the family On her direction in life I depend! © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 6/3/2013 3:26:00 PM
    what's shopping without a bargain? I love the humour a good write

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 9:58:00 AM
    My mom used to be a coupon aficionado, as well. And YES I go for the microwave stuff, too... I'm just too lazy to cook (I do have a passion for eating just about anything though).

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 10:34:00 AM
    My Hubby is a way better shopper than I am. I clip the coupons, do the list, and he runs to the store for me. Some times the better deals are- not to use the coupons. He doesn't want to buy things till after we've used the last one. I want it bought while we still have one left... so I do the shopping once a month to thoroughly stock up. He wants to buy them one at a time. That doesn't work when Dragon and the kids get the munchies... LOL... To get even I hand them Mike's favorite foods...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 6:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm like your hubby, buy it when you need it and Cathy is like you! Must be a male, female thing! Great big hugs, Jackeroonie xoxoxox
  1. Date: 5/18/2013 9:50:00 AM
    I enjoyed your clever and ohhhh so true words of wisdom. I have been scolded many times for buying items that were not on a shopping list and paid the price ;). Well done, clever, funny and a superb ending.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 6:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You have fast become a good friend of mine here on the Soup! I look forward to your comments! Big hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 5/18/2013 6:42:00 AM
    Oh yeah!!!! Other way around here....I end up with abasket full of snack cakes and cocoa puffs!!!!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 5/28/2013 6:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Well congratulations on the weight loss Jack...proud of you! Guess I'm lucky to get skinny genes from both my parents. Or hard work pays off...around the yard..I eat whatever and maintain my size six...so little Debbie's watch out!!!!!!
    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 5:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hahaha! Since last June, I've been on this "life style change" so snacks are off limit... but I still sneak 'em in once in a while! Have managed to lose 50 pounds though so I don't to creep up again! Love from the skinny guy! xoxoxox
  1. Date: 5/18/2013 6:42:00 AM
    Smart Man! And if Cathie needs any help, I think the baseball bat is still in the attic!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/19/2013 6:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ouchhhh! That's kinda drastic isn't it! LOL Hugs, Jack xoxox