Reader deals 10/29/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

If you are sharing a deal from another site or an online coupon, please include the link. If you found a deal at a specific store, please include the location.

  • *** Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.

Apps

  • Something to check for from Amy: “My Snap app had avocados listed as of today, $0.50 cash back for an even better deal for you.”
  • Nikki says: “The $8 Shrink [for Veev] is gone but there is a $5 available for the VitaFrute Cocktail!”
  • She adds: “AND- on the both the cocktail & vodka, buy 2 in 2 separate transactions, and submit for a bonus $3 back on each from Ibotta. To be clear, buy 2 vodka, get $3 bonus and/or buy 2 cocktails, get $3 bonus. The bonus ends 11/02, I believe.” The VitaFrute bonus does end 11/2 and Veev is 11/12. I think the extended both, actually.

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Food 4 Less

  • Brandy shares: “I didn’t inspect, but it appeared 25% off at Bolingbrook when I went 2 hours ago. Regardless, the shelves are basically bare and it didn’t appear any shipments were on their way. The prices were not impressive to us frugal shoppers. I went down every single aisle and spent a total of about $5 on yogurt (dairy not on sale but these were manager’s special yogurts for $.36… not impressive but we eat yogurt), 2 cans of olives for $.49 each and a container of puffs for my baby for $1.18. Really unimpressed. The dairy, produce, bread were not marked down, it seemed. I saw a sign that said “further alcohol markdowns Thursday” but I didn’t pay much attention to the prices that seemed to be fairly regular priced. More liquor and drink mixes and not much beer. Be careful of expirations. I nearly bought a 16-pack of fruit cups for $6.44 (again, unimpressive, but I needed them for my son’s preschool) and noted that they were expiring January 11, 2015. I also saw some medicines that expired 03/13! This appears to be nothing like the Dominick’s closing… bummer. “
  • Barbara adds: “The Elk Grove store has the same situation. Shelves are almost empty and prices have not been marked down. 30% might bring prices down to a sale price, but the stuff that is left are unpopular items that no one is buying. Can’t comment on the liquor because last time I was there nothing in the liquor department had been marked down. Clerks agree that the store will not stay open until November 8th because there is not enough left to sell.”

Jewel

  • Mandy found: “I just got back from Jewel at Geneva and Schmale in Wheaton, and they had a bunch of Bone in Chicken breasts for .89 a lb. Fresh dates of 11/1 and 11/2/14.”
  • Jane says: “I checked today for the Marzetti price and they are still 2/$4 until 11-27 the tags said. My friend wanted me to get her a rain check from the sale last week because she bought the last one in the store and wanted more. Even though they are not featured in the ad, they are still on sale, whew!”
  • TracyS comments: “The Jewel on Touhy in Village Crossing (Niles or Skokie, i cant remember which) also has the Orville for $2.99 and There is a site called retale that has local adscans, and on the last page of the Jewel ad, there is a $5 off $50 coupon. This coupon shows up EVERY WEEK!!!”
  • Something to look for from LovinSavin: “On the Orville Redenbacher and 2-liter deal the ten 2-ltr had .55C off 2 peelies so that deal was even better.”
  • Advice from donna: “The Countryside Jewel had very few Febreze candles at 6:30 this morning. There wasn’t much Pantene to choose from either. Call the store before you go as they were stocking shelves. Shop early the stores just don’t seem to have enough stock for sales like these.”
  • New2q reports: “The set and refresh are ringing up at $2.50 and the Pantene are ringing $3.50″
  • Krystle says: “Check your printed coupon stash, I found $4/2 Pantene Shampoo, Conditioner mfgs from coupons.com (exp 10/31). So I did scenario#2, bought 4 Febreeze candles, and 8 Pantene products. Awesome MM scenario after $15 OYNO and completing my Savingstar offer ($5/$25).”
  • Iris posts on Facebook: “I just came from doing three rounds at my local Jewel and reminded me the reason of what I had stopped going there. I did not try to roll the catalinas. All my transactions were more than $35.00, but only one catalina printed at $15.00. For the other two transactions, they were adamant of adjusting one of the transactions because they said that it is after coupons, “because that’s the way they catalinas are at Jewel”. I told them it was not on the fine print. Last transaction, and item was labeled as $4.49 on the shelf, but scanned at $2.50. So, that screw up my whole transaction. For all of you doing it today:
    1. Break down your transactions down on a piece of paper and include pricing (it will help if you go to CS later).
    2. Know your coupon policy. They did not want to allow me to use coupons on the items I was buying. For example, 8 Febreeze for which I use 4 BOGO coupons, they did not want to allow me to use “extra” coupons on the 4 I was actually buying.
    3. My store did not have all the labels up and the flyer was at CS.
    4. I have the feeling they will be fighting the pre-post coupon.”
  • Mary Beth says: “Be Careful – Make sure the catalina machine is working. Went this morning before work and there was only one line open and the cat machine was broken. Got the money back at customer service but a hassle before work.”
  • Diane shares: “OMG what a disaster! Went to Jewel in Wood Dale. Bought 3 Pantene shamoo @ $3.50 = $10.50 Bought 3 Pantene stylers @ 4.99 = $14.97 Bought 4 febreeze candles @ $2.50 = $10 subtotal = $35.47 – $5/3 Pantene = $30.47 – 3 BIGIF (cpn up to $5) – $14.97 = $15.50 – 2 $1 Febreeze candles – $13.50 -$5 2BIGIF febreeze candles = $8.50 or so it should have been! But the registers would not take the cents off cpns. after taking off the BIGIF cpns. They called someone over from CS who pushed them through, but then told the cashier at the next lane not to do it, because the cents off cpn with a BIGIF cpn. only applies if Jewel is giving u a BIGIF not if the BIGIF cpn. comes from the manufacturer??? WHAT?? I tried to show her the policy but of course they never want to look at it or have their own interpertation. Then of course only got $10 CAT but CS fixed it & I got my $15 one. It only took an hour. No one else having issues with both coupons going thru?”
  • Outlander responds: “Definitely problems with Pantene Qs. I was lucky because they entered it for me manually, but I can see lots of people having problems.”
  • A question from amy: “Has anyone ever gone into a Jewel and had them take your coupons with no problems? Corporate policy indicates what they should accept. However, none of the stores that I frequent follow the corporate rules. I used the coupons the other day on the McCormick spices and they would not give me the small overage. They would not budge. For this deal, it is not worth the hassle to me. I am tired of going to Jewel. I have enough in my life without having to worry about someone argue with me. I hope that somebody from Jewel Corporate reads this and actually does care. They do not seem to realize that they are losing customers. Remember how we felt about arguments at Dominicks and stopped going there. You think Jewel will catch on?”
  • Also, for P&G scenario ideas, please see reader comments on the P&G Catalina matchups here and the Share Your Scenarios post here.

Reader requests

  • From ellen: “Has anyone gotten any good deals at KMart this week with the double coupons promo?”
  • Charlotte asks on Facebook: “Pet beds!? Any idea where to get a deal on some pet beds? We’re getting another dog this weekend, and I don’t want to get fleeced (literally and figuratively) like I did with our other dog’s bed.”

Target

  • From llamalluv: “If you go into the store, there is a 5% off Up&Up diapers on Cartwheel. I stacked this with a $1.50 off Up&Up diaper coupon I got in a Target Baby mailer and the $10 off a $100 purchase in the Christmas mailer we got this past week, and bought four packages of size 3, mainly for my 1 year old. The size 3 diapers actually do fit my skinny 3 and a half year old in a pinch. He’s 33 pounds, but really slender across the hips. I really like this brand for our occasional disposable diaper needs. These four boxes will probably last us six months.”

Walmart

  • Sue shares: “Yes, the [Energizer] rebate codes are inside the battery packages this time, which is good. But, you have to take out almost all the batteries to get to the code sticker! So, be a gentle opener so you can reuse your packages to store your batteries!”
  • A tip from Sandy: “I just used a razor blade and cut the plastic on 2 sides where the paper with the codes are and slipped them out. easy peasy.”

Reader deals 10/27/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

If you are sharing a deal from another site or an online coupon, please include the link. If you found a deal at a specific store, please include the location.

  • *** Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.

Apps

  • Outlander comments: “Did you guys see all those great offers on Ibotta in the last couple of days? All generic- bread, soda, milk, cereal… I just redeemed a bunch! And even though I redeemed bread and cereal yesterday, it was there today again, so I redeemed it again, since I had another receipt. It says that the more name brand offers we redeem, the more generic ones we’ll get too.”
  • Karen shares: “I bought the Veev over the weekend. One bottle for me and one for hubby and since we each have smartphones and each have Shrink and Ibotta, two free bottles of vodka for us!
    Today I bought the VitaFrute cocktails also at Meijer. They are on sale for 12.99 and you can redeem 9.00 on Ibotta and 5.00 on Shrink. The total with tax for one bottle in Bloomingdale cost 14.00 and I’m getting back 14.00 in rebates. Here’s to restocking the bar for free for all those holiday parties. ;-)”

Coupons

CVS

  • From Shandelle: “Something to check for in your CVS extra care deals. My card and my mom’s card had an ecoupon on the site to send to card for a free box of Puffs 96 ct or Puffs Plus Lotion 48-68 ct, Exp 10/30. My friend and my coworker neither one had it, so must be random”
  • A deal idea from maggie: “With regard to the Hershey candy, combine manufacturer coupon with CVS store coupon for Hershey’s from 2 weeks ago. Makes for cheap Kit Kat: 83 cents/bag!”

Jewel

  • Outlander reports: “Found Westsoy milk for $0.99 on clearance at Jewel.” Print $1.00/1 here for free non-dairy milk.
  • For those who printed the NLA $2.00/1 coupon, jan says: “White or red wine vinegar were 2.49 at AH/Rand rd Jewel. And, Balsamic was 2.99. Still a good deal.”
  • Martha posts on Facebook: “Barilla’s $.99 a box at Jewel this week too.” For the $1.00/3 printable.
  • She also spotted: “I discovered these Wisconsin sharp cheddar Frigo Premium cheese snacks on clearance at a jewel not near my house earlier this week but I didn’t have my coupons with me. When I checked at my local store I discovered that they were on clearance there as well. The $1/1 printables I had expired today, but there is also a manufacture coupon available in the SS 9/28 insert that had an expiration into next month. There were lots there. Their other flavors are on sale 2/$7 this week which is still a decent deal with the coupons.”
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Reader requests

  • Heather is wondering: “I have not found the Adidas deodorant at any of the walmarts near me. :(. Which ones sell them?”
  • Jolene posts on Facebook: “Does anyone know where i can find a list of the lot numbers for the recalled Walgreen’s wipes? I Can’t seem to find one…. Thanks”
  • Shandelle asks: “Has anyone actually found a Walgreens that carries the Totino’s party pizzas? I checked 2 in the city but neither carried them. I don’t think I saw that deal in the ad either.”

Sears

  • Kim points out: “The nice thing about Sears’ gift cards is that you may use them at K-mart and Land’s End as well!”

Target

  • For those who did the Colgate kids’ deal earlier in the week, Victoria suggests checking if you can post-redeem: “I bought [Friday] and my target takes coupons up three days after … I got $2 back”

Locating CVS sale items

All credit for this one goes to Carolanne, who took the time to take these screenshots and write it up! So if you’re looking to see what all is included in an ECB deal this week (like the free Olay Regenerist from earlier today that wasn’t pictured in the ad), you can do so using MyWeeklyAd:

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Or here’s the direct link to sign into MyWeeklyAd.

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(Here again is the Regenerist deal this week.)

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Thanks again, Carolanne!

Walgreens Photo Codes and CVS Photo Codes 10/26/14

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Here are your CVS photo codes good online only from 10/26/14 through 11/1/14 unless noted.

Here are your Walgreens photo codes.

The codes below are good from 10/26/2014 through 10/29/14 online only.

Older and monthly online-only Walgreens Photo coupon codes that are good through 11/1/14:

Free Jergens lotion at CVS

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I mentioned this as a cheapie in the CVS writeup this week, but apparently the $4.49 Jergens Ultra Healing Lotion drops to 2/$8.00 when you buy two. This makes it FREE after coupons + ECB!

  • Buy two 10 oz Jergens ultra healing lotion at 2/$8.00.
  • Use two $1.50/1 from the 10/5 SS.
  • Pay $5 with $5 ECB back for a net cost of free.

(Thanks, Couponing for 4)

Net $3.45 at CVS shopping

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We were about out of milk anyway, so stopped by CVS quickly this morning to check on the free Olay Regenerist Luminous Cleanser deal. Bought a gallon of milk for $2.99 and two Olay Regenerist Luminous cleansers for $8.00, and used two $4.00/1 Regenerist from the single page 10/5 flyer and $1.00 ECB. Paid $2.70. Got back $.25 for milk from Ibotta for a net cost of $3.45.

The shelf price on the Olay is $9.99, so I do feel “luminous” now! At my store, these were on a separate cardboard Olay display, not on the shelf with the rest of the cleansers.

FREE Olay Regenerist luminous cleanser is a go at CVS

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Updated with photo from my trip so you know what to look for! At my store, this was on a separate Olay display, not on the regular shelf.

I mentioned this as a possible in yesterday’s CVS deals, but it’s a go! The Olay Regenerist 5 oz Luminous cleanser is included in the 2/$8.00 sale this week. Use $4.00/1 Regenerist from the 9/7 (exp 10/31) or 10/5 single page PG flyers to get them free! If you don’t have these regional flyers, you can also print $2.00/1 here to get the cleansers for just $2.00.

 

CVS deals week of 10/26/14 – 11/1/14

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Here are the best CVS deals and coupon matchups I see for the week of 10/26/14.

Top CVS deals week of 10/26/14

  • Twizzlers 22 oz, Hershey’s snack size, Mars chocolate, Nestle fun size 8.8-12 oz, $1.88 limit 10 items. Print $1.00/2 Hershey’s snack size CVS coupon here. Print $1.10/2 Hershey’s snack size. Print $1.00/2 Mars fun size. $1.50/3 Hershey’s snack size in the 10/19 SS or 10/5 RP (both exp. 10/31). Print $1.60/2 Twizzlers snack size. $1.50/3 Mars in the 9/14 RP or 10/5 RP (both exp. 10/31). Since Twizzlers are a Hershey’s brand, you should be able to buy two 22 oz snack size Twizzlers for $3.76 and use the $1.60/2 manufacturer printable and the $1.00/2 CVS printable to get both for $1.16, or just $.58 a bag!
  • GM Cereal 10.6-14.1 oz (excludes Fiber One) or Cascadian Farm organic 16 oz, 3/$7.00 get $1.00 ECB limit 1. Use $.75/1 Cascadian Farm product. Or, $1.00/3 GM in the 10/26 SS, $.50/1 Cheerios in the 9/28 SS, $1.00/2 select 9/21 SS, $.50 printables on Coupons.com. Load $.50 back on yellow box Cheerios, $.50 back on Lucky Charms, $.75 back on Kix on SavingStar. Get Cascadian Farm organic cereal for net $1.25 each with three $.75/1 coupons plus ECB.
  • Olay facial cloths 25-33 ct or cleansers 5-7 oz, $4.00. IF this includes the Regenerist (not pictured, but right size range), use $4.00/1 Regenerist from the 9/7 (exp 10/31) or 10/5 single page PG flyers to get them free. Check tags in store or price scan tomorrow to see. Otherwise those flyers also contain a $2.00/1 coupon for other Olay cleansers.
  • Any Aquaphor or Eucerin (excludes trial travel) spend $20 get $10 ECB limit 1. Use $2.00/1 Aquaphor or $1.50/1 Eucerin in the 10/26 RP. Print $1.50/1 Aquaphor here. Print $1.00/1 Eucerin here. There are no prices in the ad, but online Aquaphor lip repair runs $4.99. Assuming that price in store, buy four for $19.96 (should trigger). Use four $2.00/1 in the 10/26 RP. Pay $11.96 with $10 back for a net cost of $1.96 for four, or just $.49 each.
  • Curel 13 oz, Jergens 7.5-32 oz, Biore cleanser, 6-8 ct pore strips, 4 ct mask. Buy two get $5.00 ECB limit 1. $1.00/1 Curel 10/5 SS. $1.50/1 Jergens 10/5 SS. $1.00/1 Biore Strips 10/5 SS. 10 oz Jergens ultra healing moisturizer should run around $4.49. Buy two for $8.98, use two $1.50/1 in the 10/5 SS, and pay $5.98 with $5 back for a net cost of $.98 for two, or just $.49 each.
  • Bausch & Lomb renu 12 oz, $7.99 get $5 ECB limit 1. Print $2.00/1 here to pay $5.99 with $5 back, for a net cost of $.99.
  • Cover Girl lashblast mascara, 2/$15 get $2 ECB limit 1. Use $4.00/$12 from the magic machine and two $2.50/1 Lashblast in the 10/12 RP. Pay $6 with $2 ECB for a net cost of $4 for two, or just $2 each.
  • Spend $15 on Maybelline eye, baby lips, foundation, powder, blush, concealer AND any Diet coke excludes 12 packs, get $5 ECB limit 1. $2.00/1 shadow, liner 10/26 RP. $1.00/1 mascara 10/5 RP2. Use the $4.00/$12.00 cosmetics coupon from the magic machine. You could buy three eyeshadow singles for about $4.49 each and one 2 liter Coke for about $1.99 (prices may vary by store) = $15.46. Use three $2.00/1 Maybelline in the 10/26 RP and $4/$12 cosmetics = $5.46. Get back $5 ECB for a net cost of $.46 for everything.

*** Click here to read the rest of this week’s CVS deals! ***

Reader deals 10/22/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

If you are sharing a deal from another site or an online coupon, please include the link. If you found a deal at a specific store, please include the location.

  • *** Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.

CVS

  • From jaci: “Looks like you can do the candy deal twice at CVS even though the ad says 1.”

Food 4 Less

  • Martha posts on Facebook: “Hi Rachel, I just read elsewhere on Facebook that the Food 4 Less in Bolingbrook has started marking down their merchandise in the stores in preparation for its closing next month. That person only mentioned Baby formula is 30% off. I called the store and the person said that “selected items” are marked down, not necessarily sections of the store. Does anyone know anything else that has been discounted? Also, she said that they are still accepting coupons on discounted items.”

Meijer

  • A question from ellen: “were the p&g catalinas nationa or store ones? i have a raincheck for the olay but only want if the catalina is still good. do you know the end daes?”
  • Ashley responds: “It is over but it is returning again. I believe its next week”
  • And ellen asks: “do you mean next week starting tomorrow 10/23 or next week 10/26-11/1?”
  • S.T. shares: “About the Mejier cheese deal: I too was only deducted $2.48 with the same scenario. I have noticed that BOGO deals combined with mPerks MQs will deduct the amount of free item after the MQ discount. I was not happy when I was buying BOGO vitamins last month with a $3 off mPerks MQ. Is this right?”

Menards

  • Patty emails: “If you still have your Menards Sorry Slip (rain check) for the Curad Flexible Fabric bandages at 2/$1, use them soon as these items are now in the Clearance section of the bandages.  It looks like Menards has switched to Band-Aid brand and will no longer carry Curad.  They’re marked down to $0.96.”

Online deals

  • Sara shares: “Saw this tweeted by a Baseball America editor: Kindle editions of 10 baseball books available for under $2 each during World Series: www.thebaseballreader.com/ High and Inside, by Russell Rowland — $0.99 Sol White’s Official Base Ball Guide — $1.99 The Greatest Show on Dirt, by James Bailey — $0.99 The Ringer, by Jenny Shank — $1.99 The Suitors of Spring, by Pat Jordan — $0.99 The Rules Abide: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Baseball Rules (With History, Humor and a Few Big Words), by Jim Tosches — $0.99 The Book of Baseball Literacy, 3rd Edition, by David Martinez — $0.99 Nine Bucks a Pound, by James Bailey — $0.99 Parker Field (A Willie Black Mystery), by Howard Owen — $1.99 Slouching Toward Fargo, by Neal Karlen — $1.99″

Pumpkins

  • Anne reports: “Meijer had pie pumpkins for $1.50 each & Aldi’s were $2.”
  • Christine shares: “Joe Caputos had pie pumpkins for .38/lb. They were small and I bought 3 for 1.81 last week.”
  • Alicia adds: “Re: pie pumpkins – doesn’t Menards have them for $1.49 this week?”

Reader requests

  • Jeff sends over: “I wonder if you or your readers would know of GF restaurants in the Glendale Heights/Bloomingdale/ Carol Stream area (or even St. Charles on North Ave). I am taking my friend out for her birthday and she can only eat GF. I already looked around but didn’t come up with much. Panera doesn’t seem to carry GF.”

Walgreens

  • Mandi found: “Walgreens has fleece lined leggings for 2/$10. I just bought some and they seem like they are good quality.”

Reader deals 10/21/14

Here are some of the deals (and heads up!) YOU found recently — Thanks! How do you share your own deal?

If you are sharing a deal from another site or an online coupon, please include the link. If you found a deal at a specific store, please include the location.

  • *** Disclaimer: All of the deals below come straight from readers.

CVS

  • Pam shares: “I only get the online offers for CVS as well, so I rarely shop there anymore either! I have heard people say that if you get a new card, you will start getting them again, so maybe that’s an idea.”
  • Another idea from Andrea: “Like many others, I haven’t received any CVS email or regular mail coupons in months – maybe almost a year. Just last week, I tried to change my email address on my account online and got a message that I had to call the 800 number to do that. So I just opted out of receiving emails – no big loss since I wasn’t receiving any anyway! I picked up a few things on Sunday and the cashier was prompted to ask me for my email address. I entered it on the screen, and lo and behold, I received a 20% off ‘welcome’ coupon a few hours later. We will see if this is a one-time thing, or if I will receive them regularly again.”
  • And peaches reports: “I went to CVS to purchase some milk today, and while checking out, I got four store coupons, including one for $2 off any $8 or more eye care purchase, $1.50 off $5 Crest or Oral B toothpaste, mouthwash or toothbrush, $1 off any 3 bags of candy, and $3 off any $10 razors, blades or shave cream.”

Dollar Tree

  • Scott warns: “Heads up. Dollar Tree on Golf Rd(Morton Grove) will not accept theFisher Boy Q’s. Register beeped-invalid Q. Manager would not accept. Cashier said because the pic on Q has 48 piece, that Q is invalid. Bummer”

In-store deals

  • From anne: “If anyone prefers to see the fleece leggings in person (rather than buying online), Ross has them for $4.99 (or at least the Ross in New Lenox has them for that price). I bought a pair, and am very happy with them! Marshalls also carries them for around $6.”

Loyalty programs

  • Maria found: “New Kellogg’s Family Rewards codes from freebies4mom.com/kfr/ EATMORECHOCOLATE (25 points) added 10/17, expires 10/23 KFRSNACKSYOULOVE (50 points) added 10/21, expires 10/27 COLLECTPOINTSNOW (50 points) added 10/21″

Meijer

  • Mandy says: “I also found Meijer Organic whipped butter, 8 oz. tubs marked down on the sticker to $1.91, but, they scanned for $1.59. Expiration dates I found were for 12/14/14. Bloomingdale, IL store in a box cooler across from the yogurt section in dairy. There were about 10 left when I was there.” I saw that on clearance in Berwyn as well, but didn’t catch the price.
  • She also comments: “If you need cheese, Meijer in Bloomingdale has the 7-8 oz. blocks of Kraft cheese on sale this week for $3.48, buy 2 get 1 free. I had an Mperks for $1 off 2 Kraft cheese. Works out to $1.65 each. Watch your receipt, because it only deducted $2.48, which I had corrected at the Service Desk.”

Reader requests

  • Don posts on Facebook: “Has anybody noticed anywhere that might be closing the season on beets with clearance prices ? Normally about now a market or grocer or 2 has beets for like 30 cents a pound, I would like to stock up – tyia”
  • Meg is wondering: “Does anyone know of a good price on pie pumpkins (or just small pumpkins)? I need about 10 of them for a party activity. I was hoping to find them for $2 each or less.”