So you’re finally thinking about Cutting the TV  Cord, or maybe you’ve Cut the Cord already and you’re searching for ways to catch more content- You’ve come to the right place.

Our family ditched Pay TV more than 2 years ago and could not be happier.  Every week, more and more content goes ‘a la carte’, where you can choose whatever you want to watch via a Smart TV device like a Roku box without buying a $100 per month cable or satellite package.

So where to get started?

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Aldi combines with Instacart

 

Last weekend I had a super busy Friday- I had meetings until 6PM, then I had to fetch groceries so I could feed my family and my sister’s family- who was staying over for the weekend.

Enter Instacart.  A few weeks back, I saw the poster above at the local Aldi and made a mental note (actually an Evernote) to try it out next time I was ready for an Aldi run.  Our Aldi is about 5 miles away from our house, so we only hit it once a month when we are in that area of town – But the trip is worth it every time.  Aldi has prices that beat Costco on many items.

So Friday was the day.  Test drive the combination of the savings of Aldi with the convenience of Instacart – a perfect match.

Or was it?
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I’ve been posting recently about the Gubmints Family TV Cord-Cutting experience.  So far the results have been mostly positive.  There’s a few things we may be missing, but we’re not missing it enough to cough up $1,000+ per year for a Satellite or Cable TV box rental.

From my original cord-cutting post, one of the ‘gap fillers’ I planned to subscribe to was CBS College Sports Live.  The plan was to do this during College Football season so I could catch Navy home football games. Continue reading