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Old 11-01-2014, 04:02 PM   #21711
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bakechef, that sounds like when Wegmans opened their first MA store. In a hoity-toity far-west suburb of Boston. Having shopped several of their locations in PA we knew a range of prices. Oh, these prices were SO not "PA". Nice for Mr. and Mrs. Gotrocks, though.


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Glenn's busy taking his evening shower and I'm sitting on the sofa with tears streaming down my cheeks.

We just finished our wonderful anniversary dinner and he totally and completely surprised me with a gift that is beyond.....
What a wonderful surprise indeed! How lucky you are to have such a romantic guy.
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Old 11-01-2014, 06:15 PM   #21712
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A Wegman's opened in a second MA location closer to us. SO and I are planning to check it out Monday.
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Old 11-01-2014, 06:22 PM   #21713
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Glenn's busy taking his evening shower and I'm sitting on the sofa with tears streaming down my cheeks.

We just finished our wonderful anniversary dinner and he totally and completely surprised me with a gift that is beyond...

He gave me a pair of diamond stud earrings. I never imagined he would think of anything like this. He's totally against how many of the diamonds are sold/mined and diamonds would have been the last thing I thought he would have purchased. I was floored and I'll never take them off. What a sweetheart!!!!!

P.S. He told me they were non-conflict diamonds.
He's da best. After my DH, of course I'm so happy for you that you found Glenn after a wonderful life with Buck.
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Old 11-01-2014, 11:52 PM   #21714
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A Wegman's opened in a second MA location closer to us. SO and I are planning to check it out Monday.
Have fun Andy. They are wonderful stores with so many items you can't find elsewhere, but they definitely use area pricing for all it's worth. Excellent cheese departments too.
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Old 11-01-2014, 11:57 PM   #21715
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He's da best. After my DH, of course I'm so happy for you that you found Glenn after a wonderful life with Buck.
Yes, thank you, GG. I'm still pinching myself that I found another wonderful man and somehow I sort of think Buck sent him to me. I'll treasure Glenn always.
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:32 AM   #21716
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bakechef, that sounds like when Wegmans opened their first MA store. In a hoity-toity far-west suburb of Boston. Having shopped several of their locations in PA we knew a range of prices. Oh, these prices were SO not "PA". Nice for Mr. and Mrs. Gotrocks, though.
If you don't believe that prices are according to the location of where the store is located, go to the Market Basket weekly flyer. Click on a Gotrocks (love that title) location and look at the prices. Then go to their flagship store in Chelsea. Big difference. Somewhere they have to make a profit.

Fortunately for me, the new Revere store opened recently. That means when I go shopping tomorrow, a lot of the regular shoppers that used to go to the Chelsea store have switched to Revere. Revere was one of the communities that were served by the Chelsea store. Now it will be less crowded for me!
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Old 11-02-2014, 09:42 AM   #21717
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Since I woke up at four a.m., I decided to get ready for tomorrow's shopping. I got all my coupons in order of the aisles and separated them, mine vs. Spike's. I checked the flyer on line, listed the sale items that interested me, and then printed out my list. Spike gets his half and I, mine. I am so happy he does half my shopping for me. We are done in less than an hour. And since we are there when they open the doors, the store is empty.

So I am all set for tomorrow. I even have my clothes laid out. I am never this organized ahead of what I have to do.
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Old 11-02-2014, 11:13 AM   #21718
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I notice price differences a lot. We live right on the edge between 2 counties. If we go to stores in Allegheny county the prices are lower because that is considered a depressed area. If we go to Westmoreland county the prices are noticeably higher. There is a Giant Eagle in each location and also an Aldi's. The only time prices are the same is if they are something in the weekly ad.
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Katie, what makes them "non-conflict diamonds?" Sounds to me like a bribe, to make sure you will never argue with him! LOL
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Old 11-02-2014, 11:37 AM   #21720
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Katie, what makes them "non-conflict diamonds?" Sounds to me like a bribe, to make sure you will never argue with him! LOL
That's funny, Carol. We don't argue, so the diamonds would be superfluous, but I'll take them just the same.

To better understand what conflict/non-conflict diamonds are, look at this link. It explains it better than I could.
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