I don't go to Costco very often because it's far away and it's a big hit to my wallet every time. Yes, you save money over the long run, but it's a lot to shell out up front.
Now they're building one closer. I'll have to work on my essentials-only shopping skills.
One thing I really love about Costco is the food court, and one item in particular: the Mocha Freeze. It's just like a Mocha Frappuccino from Starbucks, at a third of the cost.
The other thing I love about Costco is the weird-ass stuff you can buy there. I didn't have time to make a survey today, but this did catch my eye:
There's just something inherently funny about the phrase "complete toilet in a box."