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Comment on: $7 a day: Welcome to my world of beans, rice, pasta, and ramen - Boston.com
Posted 09/26/2012 08:44:27 EDT
I'm on a food budget of about $3.50 a day, $25 a week. It's do-able, but you have to cut out meat. I make my own yogurt and bread. I prefer to eat real food like fruits and veggies but even so, I m more »
Comment on: '2 Seattle men stopped at border for illegal candy'
Posted 07/18/2012 08:03:52 EDT
I grew up in Canada eating those candies. They are amazing! I used to buy them at Cardullo's in Harvard square but they stopped carrying them after they became illegal here. I understand the desire to more »
Comment on: Interstate%2093%20North%20to%20be%20closed%20overnight%20in%20Boston%20
Posted 04/17/2012 08:26:47 EDT
It's disgustingly filthy in those tunnels, I hope they really are going to wash them down. more »
Comment on: 'Do you care how the dishwasher is loaded? Careful - it’
Posted 11/22/2011 12:09:24 EST
I didn't grow up using a dishwasher and I still don't use it. Every time I use the dishwasher I spend so much time inspecting every dish for cleanliness and rewashing the dirty ones that it cancels ou more »
Comment on: 'Ralph Lauren jacket at Second Time Around consignment store triggers a resale obsession'
Posted 11/03/2011 11:05:20 EDT
Katori wrote: I found the whole article just plain sad. I wouldn't spend $60 on a pair of brand new jeans. ----- High end jeans are amazing and will change your life - trust me. STA has accepted almos more »
Comment on: 'Macy's to open at midnight Thanksgiving Day'
Posted 10/31/2011 08:35:12 EDT
This is messing with my usual black friday schedule where I hit up target after going to the outlets at midnight. Now how am I supposed to squeeze target and macy's into my schedule? All the good stuf more »
Comment on: Controversial film portrays milk as nutritional villain - Boston.com
Posted 08/31/2011 01:20:43 EDT
A lot of people think that dairy is an important part of a nutritious diet, mostly because our government tells us to consume it because it is subsidized by the government. There are plenty of ways to more »
Comment on: 'Cable customers turn to smartphones for Internet'
Posted 08/31/2011 08:42:03 EDT
I have Comcast and my internet and landline phone have been out since Sunday, but this is only a minor inconvenience considering my neighbors lost their electricity and will not get it back until the more »
Comment on: 'When it comes to Pippa, it’
Posted 08/18/2011 11:57:13 EDT
Couldn't they have found a better picture? more »
Comment on: 'Study: Healthy eating means spending more at store'
Posted 08/04/2011 09:26:28 EDT
I stood in line once at the Stop & Shop in South Bay and watched as a mother spent $100+ on junk food - frozen popcorn chicken, ice cream, french fries, hot dogs, etc. I did not see one healthy item. more »
Comment on: Boston resident to contest city rules preventing backyard chickens - Roslindale - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 07/12/2011 12:18:27 EDT
My mother keeps six hens in her backyard and she loves them as if they were her children. They are entertaining, they eat all of our leftovers plus wastes that would normally be thrown out like vegeta more »
Comment on: Emack
Posted 06/21/2011 04:19:58 EDT
Awesome, I want one! more »
Posted 06/16/2011 03:10:54 EDT
Why can't we have real time info on Green line trains?? Why?!?! Why is it so hard for them to do this???? more »
Comment on: 'Idol' Top 3 Results Recap - Viewer Discretion
Posted 05/20/2011 09:19:45 EDT
I loved Haley's performance of "House of the Rising Sun" and "Rolling in the Deep," but she hasn't really done much for me lately. I agree that she had some pretty bad songs chosen for her on Wednesda more »
Comment on: 'Marlborough start-up tracks food recalls'
Posted 05/06/2011 09:06:45 EDT
There is something so wrong with this country's food system when you have to constantly check a website for updates on whether your food is safe to eat :( more »
Comment on: 'All day and night, film at MFA will be right on time'
Posted 05/04/2011 08:59:39 EDT
I am pretty excited to see this! Also excited at the opportunity to be at the MFA in the wee hours of night, how cool is that? more »
Comment on: 'What exactly does an expiration date mean? Food lasts longer than the tossers think.'
Posted 04/13/2011 09:06:30 EDT
If it smells the way it should then it's okay to eat ... that's what I normally go by! And if you keep your milk and eggs in the fridge, not on the shelves in the fridge door, then they will last long more »
Comment on: Fenway%20Bark%20opens%20its%20doors%20to%20four-legged%20guests%20
Posted 04/11/2011 05:01:31 EDT
I love the play on words :) Fenway Bark and SitGo made me smile - thanks! more »
Comment on: 'Apple reportedly considers making iPhone less expensive'
Posted 02/18/2011 08:33:11 EST
I have an iphone and I love it, but I just wish that it was easier/faster to make phone calls LOL! Can they please work on that problem next?? more »
Comment on: Delays%20frustrate%20freezing%20Boston%20commuters
Posted 01/24/2011 05:55:23 EST
I got into my garaged car this morning and drove to work, then was dropped off outside of my office - I spent less than one minute out in the cold but my commute was terrible. Sadly, on my way to work more »
Comment on: Caution urged on roads for afternoon commute
Posted 01/18/2011 01:59:36 EST
Hm, I didn't have too much trouble coming in, took me just a half hour longer than usual. Route 2 was mucky but definitely drive-able. Cambridge, Boston, Storrow Drive was where the traffic was :( Goo more »
Comment on: Local%20retailers%20brace%20for%20star%20clothier%2C%20and%20some%20even%20welcome%20it
Posted 11/24/2010 10:37:13 EST
I like forever 21 and I'm excited to see a store opening in Boston. However, I often feel overwhelmed in that store; I would prefer to pay the higher price and shop in a smaller boutique than be inund more »
Comment on: 'Fridays, fabulous —
Posted 08/28/2010 01:52:52 EDT
I agree, I wish that I had learned about this earlier! However, many museums also do one day a week that is free or discounted. The MFA has free Wednesday nights, and the ICA has the same for Thursday more »
Comment on: Decorated%20Chinese%20restaurant%20contemplates%20garage
Posted 08/18/2010 09:23:23 EDT
I used to go to school in Wellesley and I loved getting take-out from Tian Fu. True, their food wasn't the best Chinese food ever but it was good and definitely the best Chinese take-out option in the more »
Comment on: 'Driven to detraction'
Posted 08/17/2010 09:34:09 EDT
Oh wow, so the reason nobody ever lets me in is because of the make of car that I drive? I used to be nice to everybody but I guess I'll have to start discriminating now. Thanks for the heads up Alex more »