Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Tip Tuesday

I'm not sure if I've done this one before, but I'm too lazy to check.

So this may be a repeat, but good repeat in my opinion, due to the season. Yes, I'm talking about Catalog Season. Merry Catalogs to all, and to all a good night. Now if you like getting all the catalogs you get, disregard this tip. However, if you see catalogs as a evil ploy to make you crave things you never knew you wanted/ needed or to overspend or to turn you and you children into unchecked consumers, then this tip is for you. Okay maybe it's just me (and Webby.)

Whenever I see a catalog I see wasted resources. A tree being cut down, on my behalf, made into paper (lots of resources used there) printed in glossy ink (how safe are they really) and send via airplane or ground (fuel and man power) so my letter carrier can lug it to my house where I promptly put it in the recycling. So I think it is better to cut out all the middle man and just not send it to me in the first place. Maybe you don't go that far with your thought process, I just get tired of them. So I use Catalog Choice
. It allows me to choose which of the catalog I already get to continue getting. (That's a confusing sentence, Webby will fix it, he always does.) Anyway, you can stop getting that Vickies, you never signed up for or the catalogs for the previous resident or with you in-laws name on it. I seldom get a catalog anymore and am so happy about it. I've tried calling the companies, but that's labor intensive and half the time I have to call again. So this works great! I love it. Try it, you'll like it!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice---I am going to have to try this. We get catalogs from previous owners, every mailing list that I am on, and to boot, we get duplicate ones in Ken's name and in mine!! There is nothing worse than getting the same catalog. Even our mailman is upset with the amount of catalogs that we get because he violently stuffs them in the box (we have a very large mailbox, so the stuffing is obvious, not a necessity due to size.

Cousin Kim