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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Thankful for the Ordinary and Wiping Butts

It was about seven years ago that I wrote the following poem: When I agreed to have children, clearly I didn’t know what to expect when it came to the every day grind of quite literally wiping butts. Like, every day. Multiple times a day. You see, I was really, really busy and important in […]

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Free Fandango Movie Ticket with Starbucks Purchase

This is a pretty awesome deal – kind of a get-a-free-movie-with-coffee-purchase. Okay, here’s how to score your free movie ticket with Starbucks purchase: 1. Purchase an item from Starbucks between now and 11/23/14 2. Take a photo of receipt or screenshot your mobile receipt and text it to 811811 along with the word LATTE for validation […]

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Garbage Watch Day #57: RIP, Potato Chip Bag

We are gathered here today to celebrate the life of the shiny, green Potato Chip Bag on top of my refrigerator, finally laid to rest on my 40th birthday by one Mr. Husband, who got some kind of hair up his butt about cleaning or something. Now is the portion of the service during which […]

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Fred Meyer Black Friday Ad

Fred Meyer released a Black Friday ad for our perusal. Technically, the ad is for Black Friday AND Thanksgiving Day AND Saturday, so there’s plenty of shopping time provided. However, different items are on special discounts during certain times, so just be sure to show up at the right time for the item you want. […]

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Sweet Papa Murphy’s BOGO Deal

Papa Murphy’s made The Taco Pizza a regular thing on their menu, and all was right with the world. My kids, however, don’t like The Taco Pizza. But let’s face it, kids are dumb when it comes to food, except for those impressive geniuses on this season’s run of Master Chef. So Papa Murphy’s has […]

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