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Unexpected Benefits to Helping Someone Out

June 17th, 2010 at 08:49 pm

I went with my coworker to Safeway to get items for sale for the Graduation Party. We got 8 cases of Deer Park water, 12 - 12pks of Coke Products, 2 lg bags of Tostitos, 2 lg bags of pretzels, and a couple of other small items. Her total, before the Safeway card was over $130. Her look was resigned, it was what she expected to pay. I gave her my Safeway card and she used the coupons to take her total down to $62. She was thrilled. In facted, she wanted to celebrate by going to Chick-fil-a for dinner. Save it, spend it is her motto.

After we went our separate ways, I stopped at Safeway to get gasoline as that was the cheapest in my area that day. I put in my Safeway card for the 3cent discount and it came up 10 cents off. Wow! How did that happen? I usually spend a few pennies to $1.25 each time I go. I finally figured it out. By letting her use my Safeway card, the order being over $50, gave me a 10cent discount. An unexpected benefit. $2.47 for gas around here is cheap. Yes, sirree, filler' up!

5 Responses to “Unexpected Benefits to Helping Someone Out”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    That was certainly a nice benefit for helping a friend...unexpected, but certainly appreciated on your part!

  2. gamecock43 Says:

    I love when karma comes back to help you out!

  3. HouseHopeful Says:

    I agree with gamecock, karma is awesome Smile

  4. boomeyers Says:

    None of our stores have rewards cards like that. You are very lucky!

  5. Looking Forward Says:

    My mom would call that "Instant Karma". Smile

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