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If only he had a Star Trek lunch box, it would all be perfect.

Mr. Meat and Potatoes carries a "sack lunch" to work every day. I encourage this behavior for several reasons, not least amongst them the financial aspect –– It saves money. A lot of money. Like, almost one of our (admittedly small) car payments kind of money. But ... Continue reading

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Swiss Army Knives up to 75% Off

A large selection of [Swiss Army Knives are on sale up to 75% off][1] with an additional $10 off when you spend $50 or more on select knives. These qualify for Free Shipping, too! The best deal I saw was on the [Victorinox Swiss Army Huntsman II ... Continue reading

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On Political Antagonism

Many subjects in the news today relate to our current economic situation. I've noticed that some LJWorld readers respond by pointing fingers and laying blame in the direction of those in the other party. To them, we could fix any problem that ails our society by just ... Continue reading

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Monday Rewind: Nebraska

Here’s a question that’s been on my mind since the fourth quarter of KU’s 20-3 loss to Nebraska last Saturday: Did the Jayhawks play well in that one? My answer is yes. Maybe this is just a sign that I tend to prefer defense to offense, that ... Continue reading

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$0.75/1 Quorn Coupon

As far as meatless alternatives go, Quorn is my absolute favorite. This is a meat and soy free alternative that substitutes well for chicken in recipes. They also have a "turkey loaf" that I've used in the past at Thanksgiving as well as recipe crumbles to substitute ... Continue reading

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No glove, no love

At some point last winter, I explained to my kids why I was especially fond of a specific pair of gloves. Now, before anybody looks up the number for SRS, rest assured I normally don’t subject them to such cruel and unusual punishment. The details have faded ... Continue reading

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Oklahoma State football undervalued from start; will Kansas be able to hold OSU offense?

Before the season, the Oklahoma State football team wasn't thought of as a legitimate factor in the Big 12 South race. The Cowboys entered the year without the services of pivotal skill players from a year ago: quarterback Zac Robinson, running back Keith Toston and wide receiver ... Continue reading

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The Marriage Therapist Answers Questions (#1)

**This post is a follow-up to last week’s Relationship(s) Matter(s) post: [Ask the Marriage Therapist a Question][1].** Before I answer any questions, I want to make some things clear: 1. This is not marriage therapy. Do not attempt to make direct application of these responses to any ... Continue reading

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Disney Princess 16” Bike $59.99 +Free Shipping

If you are in the market for a sparkly pink bike ... this deal might interest you: The [Disney Princess Pink bike][1] is on sale at Amazon for $59.99 ... a 33% discount from its original $89.99 price tag. You also get this bike with No Tax ... Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Target Black Friday Ads

Black Friday is sneaking right up on us. There are all kinds of resources for checking out deals; days...even weeks ahead. It's not a bad idea if you are planning on doing shopping, especially for big ticket items, to know some pricing before you go in. That ... Continue reading

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Pillsbury coupons and website offer great savings and holiday recipes

Wow, lots of coupons in the Journal-World this week. These are just in time to help you stock up for your holiday cooking and baking. I’m a Pillsbury fan. I enjoy their products and their recipes. The Pillsbury coupons in the General Foods insert will come in ... Continue reading

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Recap: KU’s defense reason for concern heading into Valpo game

One of our most popular blogs from last year was Asher Fusco's "Going Into Overtime," which gave a look at each Kansas men's basketball game the next day from an advanced statistics perspective. Asher has since moved on, as he is now writing for Basketball Prospectus, where ... Continue reading

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LeBron says he’s playing too many minutes…

Trouble in paradise? The Miami Heat are off to a 5-4 start to the season. Not even 10 games into the new season and King James is already pointing fingers. Lebron James says he's playing too many minutes: http://nba-facts-and-rumors.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/22748484/25801090 So much for threatening the Bulls 72-10 mark. Continue reading

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Facebook Deals: A golden ticket?

It's been a week and a half now since Facebook tacked Deals functionality onto Facebook Places, finally giving the location-based service that everyone's loved to hate a legitimate commercial reason to exist. Big deal, you might think; Facebook Places' poor adoption rate and generally lousy public image ... Continue reading

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Can KU actually beat Nebraska?

During a third-quarter daze while watching last night’s Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens NFL game on The NFL Network, I began thinking the unthinkable. What if Kansas won this game on Saturday? I know, I know. It’s virtually a lock that Nebraska, ranked No. 9 in the ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s You’re the Poet; “Tomorrow’s Yesterday”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Cried, died. Tomorrow's Yesterday! By L. Don Oliver The old man came down from his beloved mountain, looked around and he _____; The old man returned to his beloved mountain, ... Continue reading

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Lawrence Humane Society Director Backed by Community

Community interest has been raised about the recent suspension - or directed administrative leave - of Midge Grinstead, who has been lauded by many supporters for running a program that's head and shoulders above area humane society programs. Or should we say head and wagging tails above? ... Continue reading

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Free Return Address Labels

If you are getting your Holiday Card list together and working on your mailing list... you might like this offer for [Free Return Address Labels][1] from VistaPrint. You get 140 labels for free then pay shipping (which is generally less than $3). [Click Here][2] to get started ... Continue reading

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Breakdown: Colorado’s attempt to pick on Toben Opurum backfires

Welcome back to "Breakdown," where we'll look at some KU plays each week and try to go a little more in-depth into why they did or didn't work. For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach." This week, ... Continue reading

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$5/$5 at Hallmark

This coupon was great last year, I'm so glad to see it back! Get $5 off ANY $5 or more purchase at Hallmark! This will make for lots of free items from wrapping paper to cards and ornaments. You will find the coupon in the following magazines: ... Continue reading