11 October 2008

San Francisco - A Plus

I'm a girl who likes efficiency. I can appreciate things created or tweaked to make tasks easier or faster. Today I saw the height of efficiency at a Safeway grocery store.

For some reason, we're always out of food. It's probably because we don't have a lot of kitchen space. We plan our meals carefully and get only the ingredients needed. We can't fit anything extra. But when those specific items run out, the cupboards are bare. And we're back taking a walk up to Safeway, which is probably nine blocks away.

This morning we stopped for coffee along the way and my skinny latte is probably the only reason I saw what you now see above - a cart cup holder. It's more than that though. The slots are labeled for grocery lists and coupons respectively. And of course there are two pen holders. As someone who had a beverage, a list, coupons, and two pens at the grocery store this morning, I think it's perfect.
~ Danie D.
Courtesy of my Verizon PinkBerry


  1. very efficient. but shouldn't it be closer to the person pushing the cart - for those of us who are left to shop alone while our husbands work all weekend?

  2. I too thought of that. And I have no answer. I tried to slide it, but it's not adjustable. I'm sure there's a reason. I just don't know it is.