If you’re like me, you get a kick out of sponsored advertising that pops up on your facebook wall. I will be researching a product like dewalt tools one day, and for the next week or more, I’ll be having sponsored ads on my facebook wall that are all about Dewalt tools. But othertimes, it is obvious that I am just the target audience for the brand. I think this is the case with Off.

Off (an SC Johnson brand) has had an impressive targeting campaign going over the past week or so. It has been titled “Get Back Out There” (using the hashtag #GetBackOutThere.) Basically, it has been a countdown of various events. Back to School, Back to Fall…

I saw this one yesterday:

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It is September. In fact, to be more specific, it is September 2nd. I’m late posting this because of Labor Day yesterday. I find it ironic that on this date in 1789, the United States Department of the Treasury was established. I wonder if there is any relation to the fact that day was yesterday. I mean, I guess that Labor day is actually the first Monday in September, but I wonder if it was established in any way connected to the fact that the treasury department gets a big take of our labor…. On more serious notes, on 9/2/45 Japan surrendered in World War II (V-J Day)

Also in September is National Chicken Month.

And National Rice Month.

And National Potato Month.

Sounds like someone needs to come up with a recipe for the Big Green Egg that includes these three ingredients.

Well, the new month also means that we have a new group of items that are on sale from True Value. Here are the Bargains of the month!


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Canning Supplies at Howard Brothers Duluth

Canning 101

Andy Darnell —  — Leave a comment

It’s getting to be about that time of year again. The fruits and vegetables in the garden are growing faster than we can eat them, and we need to come up with ways to store our produce before it begins to spoil. One of the most popular methods of storing fruits and vegetables from the garden is canning.

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