About Kelly

Kelly Wilson is an author, comedian and obsessed money saver trying to maintain sanity through laughter. She is the author of Live Cheap & Free, Don’t Punch People in the Junk, and Caskets From Costco. Kelly Wilson currently writes for a living and lives with her Magically Delicious husband, junk-punching children, dog, cat, and stereotypical minivan in Portland, Oregon. Read more about her at www.wilsonwrites.com.

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The Moment of (Weight) Truth

So I’m talking with Flower Simone one day, who is one of my best friends, about her dad. Ms. Simone was telling me of her dad’s health improvements, which included how he has lost a significant amount of weight. “Yeah, he now weighs xxx pounds!” she exclaimed. (Side note: he does not weight triple-x pounds, […]

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Hammermill Printer Paper for $1 or Less

Okay, Staples has a couple of computer paper deals that EXPIRE on 8/23/14, which is just a couple of days away. BUT I love me some $1 or less printer paper, so I’ma going to get me some. First, pick up a ream of Hammermill 8.5 x 11 CopyPlus Copy Paper item # 122408 and […]

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Turning 40: Poop on the Printer

Remember that one job I had earlier this year for three weeks before I was – unceremoniously and without explanation – fired? Remember when I had to deal with the printer/scanner they gave to me to use from my home office and it was such a PAIN to even get set up to use the […]

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Jamba Juice: Buy 1 Juice or Smoothie, Get 1 Free

When you get to be a certain age, a fun date night is to sit in silence for awhile and then have an uninterrupted conversation. And maybe a BOGO Jamba Juice. Then watch House of Cards. I know, you’re jealous. So lucky for us, you can buy 1 Jamba juice or smoothie during happy hour […]

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Deals on School Supplies

Just like everything else, I’m cheap when it comes to school supplies. Er, I mean, I want the best deal on everything. It’s simpler than you might think, if your kids are anything like mine: PACK RATS. Which can be a good thing because it turns out that they have many school supply items already […]

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