Skip to main content

Quick Trip to the %!#* Smith's Pharmacy

Tuesday:

Swing by my local Smith's for my prescription and browse the discount Halloween candy.

The candy they have bothered to price is still too expensive.

After standing in the pharmacy line for a few minutes, I realize I left my HSA card at home.

Wednesday:

I still forget my HSA card, so decide not to go to Smith's today.

See in the new ad that Campbell's Cream of Chicken soup is on sale for just $0.49/can.

$0.49/can!!! The real stuff, not the store brand.

It is never priced that low.

I make an extra trip to Smith's, wanting to hit up the special on the first day before the soup sells out.

Smith's has no Cream of Chicken soup.

Thursday:

After double checking that the pharmacy opens at 9am, I run in before work.

They have soup in stock! I buy 30 cans.

(Yes, there was still soup left for the other customers.)

It's 9am and the pharmacy is still all gated up.

9:05. Still closed.

I don't want to be late to work but I don't want to have to make another visit to Smith's. A store employee assures me the pharmacist is here and will open the pharmacy at any moment.

9:15. Leave Smith's and the still-locked up pharmacy in a rotten mood and am nearly late to work.

Thursday: (again!)

Wait in line at the Smith's pharmacy for over 10 minutes while the pharmacist and an old lady try to figure out a way to get cash back from Medicare. I'm no expert but this sounds illegal to me.

Pick up my prescription.

Mention to the pharmacist the trouble I had this morning.

Pharmacist laughs and says they got confused about what time they open on weekdays.

Pharmacist says my prescription is, of course, free.

I realize she is talking to another Smith's employee who is standing behind me.

Get home almost half an hour later than I would have if Smith's had gotten their act together earlier in the day.

Sexy Nerd made tacos! But he gave up waiting for me and ate them alone.

Heat up leftovers from the fridge.

Popular posts from this blog

Amerisleep Mattress Reviews: 5 Years Later

*Disclaimer*
These Amerisleep reviews are NOT a sponsored post. Not in any way whatsoever. Unlike other "impartial" reviewers out there, I did not receive my Liberty Bed for free. All the opinions here are 100% my own.

*6/17/17 Update*  Since publishing my original review, Amerisleep has started a new referral program. If you order through my link (THANK YOU!) you'll save an additional $50 on top of other discounts and specials! There is almost always a promo code available on the Amerisleep website, so if there's not a good deal today, check back tomorrow.
If you buy through my link, that would be swell because then I'll get a referral bonus that I can use toward purchasing other memory foam products for the house we're about to break ground on hopefully any day nowwe're finally building (!!!), so placing your order through my link would be so helpful, especially as we're a bit (a lot!) over budget already. What's a better compliment than plannin…

A Blogger's Before & After Guide to Chemical Peels

A Handy "Before & After" Guide to Chemical Peels - 6/25/17 Update
Since writing my chemical peel blog review back in 2013, I've had quite a few Jessner peels (my favorite) and TCA peels. However, I've saved a ton of money over the past 6 months by doing my own chemical peels at home. At my last professional peel, I made a note of the product being used and did some research when I got home. I was able to buy the exact same one, Dermalure Jessner Solution Acid Peel 14%, from Amazon for less than the cost of a single peel. I also use Dermalure's AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser. (Apply this before the Jessner.) It's self-neutralizing, despite what the Amazon listing says, and couldn't be simpler. That said...
I'm not sure I'd recommend this to a chemical peel newbie, as you're already nervous enough the first time without the added worry of doing it yourself, but it's so convenient (and cost effective!) once you're comfortable with the chemica…

Dream Home Dreaming

*Update*
We've finally broken ground on our mountain dream home! Can you believe it? Even more surprising, we actually managed to work a good chunk of this list into our actual design. See below for details.

Original post from 2013:

Sexy Nerd wants to move up building our dream home to yesterday. I still don't know what I want though! Yes, it's difficult to decide on things like paint colors, flooring, and appliances. My problem is a bit worse.

Should we build one of those adorable 500 square feet mini houses? A (budget-friendly) mansion? A charming stone cottage?

Ultra-modern??

The internet makes it easy to find great design ideas for building our dream house. The downside is that all my favorite photos combine to make an overpriced, mismatched conglomeration.

According to my Pinterest account, my dream house has:

...a dramatic front entrance...

6/25/17 Update: Our entrance is dramatic - and bright, sunshine yellow!
 ...a charming brick fireplace...

6/25/17 Update: The fir…