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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Thanksgiving and Turning 40 Series: How Did We Meet?

I loved turning 40. Yes, I will piss and moan about the changes that I am going through, but – at the risk of sounding just a *touch* dramatic – I DID almost die a couple of times, so I’m really happy to turn 40. This is me with the evil grin at my recent 40th […]

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Prepping for Black Friday 2014

Will I be doing anything on Black Friday? Yes, I will be eating leftover turkey sandwiches. I make them on rolls, with cream cheese and cranberry sauce. I will probably watch a movie or two with the kids. Oh yeah, and take a nap. But for those of you who have a Black Friday shopping […]

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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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