I’ve been working my way through the Psycho Shopper“., looking for dead links and consolidating a few categories.Â Well, tonight, I stumbled upon this post – written more than two years ago – labeled “
If you read the post, you’ll find out that I purchased 14 boxes of fabric softener sheets.Â You’ll even see a pretty picture of those boxes, stacked neatly on the dryer.
No big deal, right?Â It’s Just another post about saving money and stocking up on a particular, albeit strange, grocery store item.Â Right?
Well, not quite.Â You see, if you read the post, you’ll see the following –
If we wash 2 loads of clothing, per day, and use 1 dryer sheet per load, then we will need 365 X 2 = 730 dryer sheets per YEAR. Well, I have 1680 dryer sheets, so, I should be good for, hmmm, letâ€™s seeâ€¦2 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS. So, the next time I will have to buy dryer sheets will beâ€¦ June of 2008! HAHAHA! That is insane.
Here’s the kicker.Â It’s June of 2008 – and yesterday – we ran out of these dryer sheets!Â How about that?Â I nailed it.
Side Note:Â As I take a look at my grocery store price book – the price of dryer sheets has gone up more than 20% over the last two years.Â Inflation, especially at the consumer level, is for real.