Reader deals 7/21/14

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.

Ancestry research

  • Charlotte shares: “I tried this, but because I’m from Europe (as in born in Europe), Ancestry.com doesn’t have very good coverage over European ancestors. Kinda bummed.”
  • Patty suggests: “Check with your local library. Sometimes they have the subscription and you can either access it from their website or using a computer in the library. All you need is your library card number. Also, many libraries hold classes on this subject to teach you how to start searching on your own. A fantastic use of your tax dollars!”
  • Connie adds: “It’s a great show, really enjoy it. Often you can find it and its British counterpart on YouTube (the British one is better, of course!) They still run the reruns on TLC and I bet they are on the TLC website. Ancestry is a good deal, but there are many other sites that can be helpful in genealogy that offer free assistance or low cost assistance. Places like FamilySearch (familysearch.org) , US GenWeb (usgenweb.org) and others offer many original records to anyone. If people really enjoy it I’d be happy to write up a bunch of the money saving habits I’ve learned since I started to do genealogy when I was 10 years old.”

Costco

  • Something seachicago noticed: “Recent, I saw a 96 pack (8 dozen) of Ticonderoga pencils for $9.49 at Costco. Go to the store, though, because Costco.com has them for $14.99.”

CVS

  • Scott M. says: “The CVS Deals for Dial can be stacked with a promo that expires on Monday at 11:59PM Eastern Time, where if you buy $25 of Dial products, you get a free $10 gas card: www.dialsoaprewards.com/#tcshow

Freebies

Household tips

  • From Steve F.: “About those white rings on furniture…..This product works great. Had huge white ring on table after Thanksgiving where the hot gravy bowl sat on the tablecloth. Found this Jasco Furniture White Ring Remover up at Clark-Devon Hardware in Chicago…Didn’t pay the high price of Amazon tho! It’s a cloth with stuff on it, you follow the instructions and the ring came out completely. Polished up the table and you couldn’t even tell. Saved the antique table from the dump ditch!!! Link and pic is here, but I think you can find it cheaper other places.”
  • He adds: “Oh….and it’s just not a one time use thing. Put it in a Zip-lock sandwich bag and it’ll last for years.”
  • A question from maggie: “Hi Steve, just saw your reply here. I wonder what the active ingredient in this cloth is – spending $ 26 on a cloth is a bit over my budget but I’d love to try something like this! :)”
  • Steve F. responds: “Maggie, I have no idea what’s in it. I still have the original wrapper, and there is no ingredient listed anywhere on the package. I’ve had mine for probably 10 years or so, and it still works like brand new. Like I said above, I didn’t buy mine from Amazon, and I keep mine sealed in the original zip bag it came in, plus I keep that in another zip bag. I know that I have rescued countless pieces of furniture from thrift stores and alleys in Chicago that had white rings on them with this stuff! , so I’m thinking it’s cheaper to use this rag for years and years, instead of buying new furniture every time a piece gets ruined with water rings. Of course, there is always grandma’s doily to strategically place over that nasty water ring!! :0″
  • Anne found: “The MSDS for the product is here: www.highlandwoodworking.com/msds/188321-msds.pdf.”
  • Another option, from mama: “Liquid Gold would probably work on the white marks on the table. It does wonder for stains on my wood floors!”
  • And one from Jill: “For all the “white ring” problems, if the methods suggested don’t work, I work for a furniture repair company that can help. Depending on the extent of the damage, we charge $120 and up for the repair of a table. Here is the website if you are interested. gfpwis1.guardsmanfurniturepro.com

Jewel

  • Susan C. reports: “Just came back from the Jewel on Janes in Woodridge. Signs say $1.99/lb . Grocery person said he didn’t know about a [$1.49/lb cherries] sale. Went to the register, they rang at $1.99/lb but the checkout clerk was nice enough to adjust the price. Be aware.”
  • A deal from John W: “Also at Jewel this week, the 7-Up/Sunkist/etc soda for 79 cents when you buy 4 includes the 10 varieties, so you can use the 55 cent or $1/2 coupons for 24-29 cent soda. The Sunkist 10 is hard to find, but most Jewels seem to have a little of the other 10 soda. And the new Jewel at Clark and Howard in Chicago has bananas for 19 cents/lb, an in-store special at that store only.”

Meijer

  • From Joy: “My mPerks had a store coupon for $1/4 granola bars, including nutrition bars (any brand). It pictures boxes, but I bought 4 single Clif bars as part of my $10/11 items and it came off! About $.66 each all told. I imagine it would work fine on the Larabar or Luna singles, too.”

Online deals

  • From cowsarecool22o on Twitter, on the cheap Android phone: “Phone runs Android 4.0 (ice cream sandwich) which was released 2 yrs ago. Ibotta runs on all Android 2.2 or newer.”

Reader requests

  • From peaches: “Does anybody know if there are ever any coupons for Hair Cuttery? Do they accept competitor’s coupons? I know that most people here go to Great Clips because they have coupons all the time, and are a lot cheaper, but the last two times I have gotten a bargain haircut at Great Clips, I have been really disappointed with my haircut. At least at Hair Cuttery you get a half way decent haircut most of the time, and sometimes you get a great one. The last time I got my hair cut, I went to an independent salon in Evanston, that did a wonderful job. I got a lot of complements about my hair, but it cost me $45, and I don’t have that kind of money right now.”
  • Michael asks: “Does anyone know whether you have to order a “movie on demand” to apply the $6 credits to or if it just goes to the cable bill whether you have ordered movies or not?”
  • One from Kimberly: “Any good stainless steel appliance cleaner recommendations? We like the stuff we’re using now but the shipping costs are outrageous! Thanks!”

Sam’s Club

  • Interested in the Groupon, Kristen asks: “Been waiting for this to come around again. My membership expires today, anyone know when I’d be able to use it? Or if my husband can sign us up since he is my 2nd person? Thanks”
  • Margie is wondering too: “If you had a membership and it has been expired (since may) is it considered a new membership if you buy this groupon?”
  • Monique reports: “It worked for us last year with the March Livingsocial deal. I can’t remember the actual dates. The sequences was… bought Livingsocial deal, Sam’s membership expired a month later, waited a month just to be sure, and then redeemed the livingsocial code before its expiration date.”
  • Jackie says: “Mine expired this past March. I was waiting for a deal like this, so I didn’t renew. I bought the last one they had and signed up as a ‘new’ member in June- no problem.”
  • Kim adds: “It worked for me last time. I think spouse was primary on the old membership and then now I am primary on this one.”
  • A tip from Kari O.: “Did you know the Sam’s Club app has a scannable image of your membership card? No photo or name, just membership number and barcode. I am logged into my mothers account in Utah and when my sisters run into Sam’s Club for something they always text me “Send me the card!” And I send them a screenshot. Works every time and they don’t ask for ID. Just a strange loophole in case someone loses their card or their spouse is near Sam’s Club and forgot their card. The only bad part is the sample machines aren’t big enough for my phone to slide into. So, no free Luna bars for me. You need an actual membership card to scan in order to use them.”
  • Another from peaches: “You know you can become an associate member for $10 a year. The only downside to it is if you decide to order anything on their website. I tried to order tires on their website recently, and it asked for my sister’s password, because she is the primary member. She lives in New Orleans, and I had to call her up and ask for her password, and after asking me why I had to buy the tires online, and why did I have to buy them at Sam’s Club, and was I sure that I needed new tires, she told me that she did not have a password. She does not order much on line. She is on a guilt trip about not paying sales tax at Amazon. Yes, she can afford to pay sales tax, and plus sales tax in Louisiana is a lot less than it is here. She finally figured out that she did have a password, and gave it to me, and I copied it wrong. It was a long password. I did not want to call her back, so I ended up going to Sam’s Club, and they were able to order the tires for me on line, once I gave them my member ship card.”

School supplies

  • Some tips from mama: “The worst pencils are Target’s own. They break easily and are a waste of money at any price. Our teachers specify Ticonderoga on their lists. And it’s a huge help if you can take the time to sharpen pencils before donating :)”
  • Allison shares: “TextbookRentals.com is a good price comparison website for book rental sites. I also use BookScouter.com when I need to sell my textbooks. I tend to find that if it is a newer book that I can sell it for a higher price using Half.Ebay.com.”

Target

  • Sarah shares: “Target has a coupon $1.50/2 cleaning products. It excludes items under $1. At my store the 2 pack up&up sponges are $1.04 so double check the price at yours. Buy 2 and pay $0.58 after coupon for 4 sponges! Just did it this morning and no beeps!”
  • A scenario from Krystle: “Awesome Target trip/idea I had to share. Buy 2 bags pedigree dog food @ $12.99 ( i found 20 lbs bonus size bags), 2 x pedigree dog treats @ $2.99 each, 2 x Beneful baked delights @ $3 each, 1 12LB bag of Purina Pure Nature kitty litter @ $12.99. Total = $50.95, minus $5/15 TQ, 2x $1/1 pedigree dog food TQ printable, 2x $3/1 pedigree mfg 6/29RP, 1x $1/2 pedigree treats coupons.com printable, 2x $1.50/1 Beneful baked treats 4/27SS, and 1x $2/1 purina pure nature printable NLA. Pay $21.95, plus earn $10 in gift cards from the dog food/ treat combo, and submit for the Purina Pure Nature MIR( option to submit online!) for $10.99. So 96 cents excluding tax!” She adds: “Oops meant $15/50 Pet TQ. Also tax was around $4 for me for this transaction, something to keep in mind.”
  • A deal letsshop did: “Got 3 boxes for my daughter Tampax pearl 36 ct. for about $4 (: nobody mentioned it ! isn’t it a good deal ?I am definitely to old and its been to long since I bought any !!Just trying to help my non couponer daughter .”
  • She clarifies: “$5/$15 Target coupon today’s paper and (3) $2/1 and 5 % Cartwheel and receive $5 GC making and $1.65 each”
  • And Sarah adds: “Maybe it is what I did this morning. 4 boxes of radiant tampons or pads at $4.19 each = 16.76. Use the personal care coupon, 5% cartwheel, and $2/1 coupons. Works out to a little over $3 total for all four boxes.”
  • Cynthia emails about the Frozen Sparkle Elsa doll: “I know you had posted about this doll coming in and out of stock on Amazon.  I’ve been watching the Target websites, and checked tonight and almost all the local Targets (Bolingbrook, Wheaton, Orland, etc.) have her listed “in stock” right now.  My mom picked up one in Orland for my daughter’s birthday.  Hopefully this helps other readers with Frozen fans in their homes!”

Toys R Us

  • Ruth reports: “Toys R Us had these exact same [Frozen] dresses for $19.99 as of yesterday (7/18)”

Walgreens

  • A deal from Maggie2: “Found a great deal on Centrum vitamins at Walgreens today. 125 count were on sale for $9.99, plus BOGO 50%. I bought two for $14.98, used a $5/2 Centrum coupon in the Wags July coupon book, and two $4/1 coupons from the 7/13 RP. $1.98 for 250 vitamins!”
  • From letsshop, you might find Capri Sun 10 packs for $2.00 and producing 2,000 points when you buy two, so net $1.00 each after points if you find this deal.

Whole Foods

  • Liz shares: “Right beside the Pacific non-dairy beverages are Dream Latte™ Coffee + Almond Non-Dairy Drinks (www.tastethedream.com/products/category/851.php). They were $1.99 for me and there is a $1.00/1 in this month’s Whole Deal. Not free but only $0.99 to try something new. Maybe this will stop me from hitting Dunkin Donuts each workday morning.”
  • David says: “Last month’s whole deal (expires July 31) had $1/2 tasty bite. You can find the coupons here still
  • A find from Krystle: “K stopped at the hinsdale location on the way to breakfast this morning, picked up some free clif mojo bars, and noticed they had Kettle chips with $0.55 MFG peelies. Stacked with the instore coupon they were $1.44 each, not bad IMO. No hassle check out either, oh and Rachel is correct the way they deducted my coupons was just weird. Some scanned, and others were bulk discounted. Overall nice experience, will be adding whole foods to my monthly rotation!”
  • Diana shares: “I go to Wheaton and also can’t wait for Elmhurst to open! I have to second the bulk bins! We get dried beans, rice, oats, coconut, the list goes on and on. The bulk spices are really great and like peaches said are better quality. Plus, you only have to pay for what you need. If my memory serves me right, they had vanilla beans for around $2.60 EACH. There is also a tour you can take that will explain how to save on their items. I think you just need to ask at customer service. I only wish it was easier to know what all their prices were, on produce for instance, since I don’t go too often. All in all, I love going for the great selection and nice employees.”

Meijer deals week of 7/17/14 – 7/23/14

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Here are the best Chicago Meijer deals and coupon matchups I see for the week of 7/17/14 – 7/23/14.

(Note: Smaller neighborhood grocery Chicago Meijers such as Niles, Melrose Park, Berwyn, and Orland Park, go off a different ad than other Chicago Meijers, so some of your deals may differ from those shown here. Please verify in your own ad. Other states, Northwest Indiana, and downstate IL are on the Sunday-Thursday ad schedule, so sales there start the Sunday before the Thursday they start in Chicagoland in IL.)

Top deals

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Meijer deals for the two day sale 7/18/14 – 7/19/14

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Stay tuned for the weekly Meijer deals, but here are the Meijer deals for the two day sale 7/18/14 – 7/19/14.

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Plus, get 5% off grocery + health & beauty when you use your Meijer credit card, Friday & Saturday only. And get 15% off general merchandise or 20% off apparel (excludes sporting goods dept) with Meijer credit card, Friday & Saturday only.

Meijer two day sale deals

  • Center cut bone-in pork chops family pack, $2.99/lb.
  • 7-Up, A&W, Sunkist 16.9 oz 6 pack bottles, buy three get three free.
  • Meijer potato, kettle, tortilla chips, BOGO.
  • Select GM cereal 11.75-18.25 oz, BOGO. Check Coupons.com, and check BettyCrocker.com, and your 6/29 SS, and 7/13 SS, and 6/22 SS, and SavingStar.
  • Fiber One bars, select, BOGO. $.50/1 in the 6/22 SS. Print $.50/1 here. Also get $.50 back on SavingStar (can load coupon online; must redeem with receipt through app).
  • 22-36 oz Malt-O-Meal bagged cereal, select, BOGO.
  • Tomatoes on the vine, $.94/lb.
  • Meijer ice cream, $2.00.
  • Weight Watchers Smart Ones classic entrees, buy three get three free limit two offers per transaction.
  • 16 oz Bush’s baked beans, $.99.
  • 18 oz KC Masterpiece BBQ sauce, $.88.
  • Garden Fresh chips, salsa, hummus, BOGO excludes cream cheese salsa.
  • Aunt Millie’s family style hamburger, hot dog buns or bread, BOGO. Print $.35/1 buns here.
  • 75 oz Xtra detergent, 3/$5.00.
  • Meijer Black Oil Sunflower or Gourmet Wild Bird Seed 20 lbs, $10.00.
  • 16.5-20 lb Purina Dog Chow, 13-16 lb Purina Cat Chow, 13-20.4 lb Pedigree, $9.99. $1.00/1 Cat Chow in the 6/8 SS. $1.00/1 Dog Chow 5/18 RP1. $3.00/1 Pedigree 6/29 RP.
  • Formula 409, Clorox Spray, or 35 ct Clorox wipes, BOGO limit one offer per transaction. Print $.50/1 409 here.
  • Philips 49″ smart LED TV, $489.99.
  • Buy a PlayStation 4 for $399.99, get $25 OYNO.
  • Spectracide wasp & hornet killer, BOGO at $2.99.
  • Yankee Candle tarts or votives, $1.00.
  • Falls Creek men’s cotton polos or MTA Sport men’s tees or shorts, buy one get one for $1.00.
  • Women’s handbags, wallets, totes or trend jewelry, buy one get one for $1.00.
  • 30-50% off clearance event.
  • Men’s work boots, 25% off.
  • Travel and trial size products, buy two get one free.

Meijer deals: Ten for $10 get the 11th item free starts 7/17

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Meijer is running another ten for $10 get the 11th item free sale, which started today 7/13 in Sunday market stores and will start Thursday 7/17 in IL-Chicagoland stores. Here’s what’s listed in the Ann Arbor, MI ad as your sneaky peek for Thursday, if you’re in IL with me. Remember that Meijer does not allow you to use a coupon on a “free” item, so make sure the 11th item on the belt isn’t something on which you which to use a coupon.

  • Coke, Pepsi, 7-Up 2 liters.
  • Gatorade, Vitaminwater, Sobe.
  • Goldfish crackers.
  • Meijer frozen veggies or Green Giant boxed veggies.
  • Aunt Jemima Breakfast Entrees or Scrambles.
  • Meijer 10 ct waffles.
  • Banquet meals.
  • Banquet sausage links.
  • Michelina’s. Print $1.00/5 here.
  • Meijer green box pasta or pasta sauce.
  • Dole salad blends.
  • 4 pack Angel Soft bath tissue. Print $.55/1 on Facebook.
  • 1  big roll Sparkle paper towels.
  • Armour breakfast or lunchmakers.
  • John Morrell 9 oz rope sausage. Print $2.00/3 here — unlock and print by: Liking on Facebook, sharing a photo, taking a poll.
  • Bar-S meat franks, bologna, cotto salami.
  • Baguette.
  • Dessert cups.
  • 16 oz Meijer sour cream.
  • Chobani cups.
  • Pillsbury Grands biscuits.
  • Fage Greek or Muller Corner yogurt.
  • Tropicana fruit punch.
  • Purple Cow ice cream 8 oz cup or 8 ct party pops.
  • Fruchi fruit smoothies.
  • Old Orchard concentrates OJ, blends, iced coffee. Print $1.00/4 here.
  • Pillsbury heat n go minis.
  • Meijer frozen sandwiches.
  • Ore-Ida easy fries or tots.
  • Totino’s pizza rolls or party pizza.
  • Redi-serve patties or nibblers.
  • Cole’s garlic mini loaf.
  • Nabisco or Keebler go cups.
  • Chex Mix. $.50/2 in the 6/29 SS or print $.50/2 here. You can redeem $.50 back on two on SavingStar (can load online, but redeem with receipt in app only).
  • Combos.
  • Clif, Larabar, or Luna singles. $.25/1 LARABAR, UBER or ALT bars.
  • Kraft Easy Mac cups.
  • Goldfish mac & cheese.
  • Chef Boy Ardee.
  • Hunt’s snack pack pudding.
  • Knorr rice or pasta sides.
  • Hamburger Helper. You can redeem $.50 back on one on SavingStar (can load online, but redeem with receipt in app only).
  • Suddenly Salad. $.50/2 in the 6/8 SS or print $.50/2 here.
  • Betty Crocker Potatoes.
  • Del Monte canned veggies.
  • Bush’s baked or best beans.
  • Old El Paso refried beans or enchilada sauce or taco shells. Print $1.00/3 here.
  • Hunt’s tomatoes or Rotel.
  • Meijer olives or salad olives with pimiento.
  • Manwich.
  • Wolf chili.
  • Meijer canned pineapple or mandarin oranges.
  • Meijer Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water or Premium Chunk White Chicken 5 oz.
  • Meijer ketchup, mustard, marinade.
  • Sandwich Bros breakfast sandwiches.
  • Bosco cheese stick singles.
  • Meijer split top bread or hamburger or hot dog buns.
  • Meijer soft flour tortillas.
  • Meijer naturals salsa.
  • Jell-O gelatin or pudding boxes.
  • Theater box candy.
  • Renuzit adjustables. Print $1.00/3 here.
  • Meijer 50 ct reclosable snack or sandwich bags.
  • Meijer facial tissue.
  • Trial & travel size products.
  • Arrid or Arm & Hammer deodorant.
  • Colgate 4.6 oz paste. Use $.50/1 in the 7/13 SS.
  • Closeup.
  • Meijer toothbrushes, floss, 250 ml rinse.

Galbani coupon, Ibotta rebate, and deal ideas

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Yum, fresh mozzarella — I bought some yesterday at Pete’s Fresh Market, and am making a nice Caprese salad today! Here’s a nice combination of offers + sales:

And here are some deal ideas.

Meijer

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Starting today in Thursday market stores, Galbani 7-8 oz fresh mozzarella tubs are on sale for $3.00 at Meijer. Ellen spotted the Ibotta app rebate for Meijer, so here’s your deal:

If you want two tubs:

Pete’s Fresh Market

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At least the Oakbrook Terrace Pete’s Fresh Market has select Galbani fresh mozzarella balls or cups on sale for $2.49 each. They don’t participate in Ibotta, alas, but:

Price match Pete’s Fresh Market

I checked the Hillside Target with the idea of price matching yesterday and they carry neither the fresh mozzarella balls nor the cups. If your Walmart, however, does carry them, the Ibotta offer is valid there, too. Price match the $2.49 Pete’s Fresh Market deal, and:

Meijer deals week of 7/10/14 – 7/16/14

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Here are the best Chicago Meijer deals and coupon matchups I see for the week of 7/10/14 – 7/16/14.

(Note: Smaller neighborhood grocery Chicago Meijers such as Niles, Melrose Park, Berwyn, and Orland Park, go off a different ad than other Chicago Meijers, so some of your deals may differ from those shown here. Please verify in your own ad. Other states, Northwest Indiana, and downstate IL are on the Sunday-Thursday ad schedule, so sales there start the Sunday before the Thursday they start in Chicagoland in IL.)

Top deals

  • Locally grown radishes, $.69 a bunch.
  • Locally grown fresh large bunch kale, $.79.
  • Locally grown green beans, $.88/lb.
  • Galbani 7-8 oz fresh mozzarella tubs, $3.00. Print $1.00/1 or $3.00/2 here. Update — also get $1.00 back on Ibotta! (Thanks, Ellen)
  • Keta salmon fillets, $5.99/lb. Wild caught, fresh, skin on.
  • Buy $50 in the following gift cards get $5 OYNO: The Children’s Place, Darden Restaurants, Lane Bryant, O’Charley’s, Steak & Shake, or Uno .

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Reader deals 7/3/14

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.

Dollar Tree

Fresh Thyme

  • Erika emails: “Just a heads up for Fresh Thyme fans, but I was shopping at the one in Mt. Prospect (love the 2x ad Wednesdays) and they put a little coupon book in my bag with over 10 coupons for natural and organic products.”

Jewel

  • Betty shares: “I was wondering around the liquor section and found two things. 1) a manufacturer coupon for 25$ off of groceries if you purchase 6 bottles of Smirnoff (750 ml or larger) includes others. 2) a manufacturer rebate for $35 dollars off 6 bottles. So $60 off 6 bottles of Smirnoff. It was price (with 10% off for buying 6 or more) $10.79 a bottle. So after everything considered just 79 cents a bottle plus tax. I believe these only over lap July 1- through July 5. Rebate ends July 5th. Didn’t really need liquor but for 79 cents got some vanilla vodka. HTH”
  • For those who got the $2.00/1 EE bath tissue coupon, Dolores reports: “I have brought the essential 12 double rolls for 4.99 .”
  • And feelgood adds: “Just got back from Jewel. There is an EE 1000-sheet single roll, it’s $0.99 ! Bought the EE roll and a package of $3.50 Dietz & Watson Beef franks for the overage. Used $2.00 coupons on each, both scanned the full value off. Total was $0.49 + $0.14 tax, total $0.63 :-)”
  • David found an even lower price on the Deitz & Watson franks: “Stickney Jewel – priced 5.49 B1G1 = $1.49 for 2 with coupons. Never ate before. We’ll see. All the packages had a July 7 expire date though.”
  • A find from Outlander: “At Jewel, look for clearance Starbucks Spring blend bagged coffee for $2.25 and use those $2/2 Qs to get 2 for $1.25 each. I bought 10, and there’s still at least 20 left. They have stars on them too. Is there still anything going on where you submit and get GC with purchase?”

Loyalty programs

  • Shandelle shares: “I got an email from Stouffer’s yesterday that they’re ending their points rewards program December 31, 2014. Got a similar email from Lean Cuisine Delicious Rewards today also, ending their program at the end of the year. Both said you can continue earning points and redeeming until then but just a heads up.”
  • Maria says: “Just entered NUTRITIONINABOWL on Kellogg’s Family Rewards for 50 points. (Found this on theshoppersapprentice.com)

Meijer

  • April is wondering: “Which store carries that Superstars yogurts? I was in Bloomingdale store and a person who stocks the shelves told me that they don’t carry that product :(” Berwyn carries it but they were out yesterday!
  • But Kari O. shares: “mPerks just texted me that they’re extending the freebie offers to get more products to the stores. They’ve had A LOT of complaints and some stores have been substituting items, which defeats the purpose.” Look at that, mine expire 7/12 now!

Online deals

  • From Kari O.: “Tilly’s online is having a 50% off Clearance prices sale for the 4th of July. I just ordered some men’s hoodies for $12.49 as super early Christmas Presents. (And maybe some cute women’s shirts for $3.99 for me now….)…Oh, and if you use FREESHIPME you’ll get free shipping too.”
  • A heads up from DD on 4Checks: “Great deal but be careful as you are checking out–it asked if I wanted an identity theft protection for $10.95 and when I clicked on “no thanks” it added a BASIC protection for $4.95, which was not even an option or mentioned on the previous screen.  I had to change the drop down bar and click “no thanks” 3 separate times to get the total down to what it was supposed to be. Look at your subtotal and charges VERY carefully”

Restaurants

  • Artie emails: “IHOP panckes for 56 cents on Tuesday, July 8 ‘The 56-cent deal for a short stack of buttermilk pancakes is good 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at participating locations. As always with these sorts of deals,I recommend calling ahead to verify your restaurant is honoring the deal. No coupon required. Just ask your server.’”

Staples

  • Angela comments: “I just purchased 16 [notebooks] (didn’t really need 24). 16 brought me over the $25 min. to get the discount, plus I have free shipping because I’m a rewards member. Total shipped w/tax came to under $3.00.”
  • Callie found, in addition to the other staples school supplies deals: “Composition notebooks are $0.50 also!!”
  • Charlotte says: “These deals are also available in store, for the most part. The Bolingbrook store does not have any of the items tagged at this price, but they did ring up correctly, except the glue sticks. The cashier had no issues changing the price to the online price once I looked it up on my phone. My advice is to write down the prices from online, before you head to the store.”

Target

  • Something to look for from Sue: “Picked up the Oxiclean Dishwasher Detergent at Target today, and found TMF tags on the bottles. Counting in my stamp to mail it in, and what I paid at the store, all four containers ended up being free!”
  • Ashley has something to look for if you are buying Oreos: “There’s peelies on many of the Oreos for save $1 when you buy one and any size milk”
  • Kelly posts on Facebook: “Check Cartwheel 10% local brand milk offer and a 5% MP as well as ibotta :)”

Meijer deals week of 7/3/14 – 7/9/14

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Here are the best Chicago Meijer deals and coupon matchups I see for the week of 7/3/14 – 7/9/14. See the Meijer deals for the 4th of July sale running through 7/5 here.

(Note: Smaller neighborhood grocery Chicago Meijers such as Niles, Melrose Park, Berwyn, and Orland Park, go off a different ad than other Chicago Meijers, so some of your deals may differ from those shown here. Please verify in your own ad. Other states, Northwest Indiana, and downstate IL are on the Sunday-Thursday ad schedule, so sales there start the Sunday before the Thursday they start in Chicagoland in IL.)

Top deals

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Reader deals 7/2/14

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

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

Jewel

  • Outlander says: “There’s $1/1 Challenge butter on Coupons.com again. I already bought 2 cases of Bud Light this past week with that same deal. It is either Doritos or Cheetos and Pepsi for 1 cent. But, look for other tear pads, also,on the fridge door. There is one for $3.50 off wings at the wing bar. They are $5.99/lb regular price, so buy a little bit over 1/2 lb. I bought 1 lb each time and paid $2.50. They are yummy. There is also a $50 rebate if you buy patio furniture and 2 cases of beer. So if you happen to have bought that in the past month or so, you can get $50 back. There are also rebates for Corona and a few different things. Look for folded tear pad on display.”
  • On the coupon, she adds: “Just printed 2 off my iPad.”
  • A reminder from feelgood: “There’s another $1.00/1 Challenge butter coupon on: www.realsummerrealflavor.com Prints 2X, and without the Jewel logo. You can also enter their spin-the-wheel contest and win prizes!”
  • He adds: “And print even more Challenge $1.00/1 coupons hereThat one is only good on the lite spreadable.
  • From celmarie: “In the new big book of savings there is a $15 rebate for budweiser and $15 in fresh meat. Goes nicely with free stuff.”
  • A tip from Pam: “check ground beef packages for $1/2 Kraft products wyb ground beef peelies!”

Meijer

  • For those who got the $1.50/1 coupon, nikki shares: “Just picked up 2 boxes of Magnums at Meijer for $2 total.”
  • Charlotte reports: “Meijer Bolingbrook, by the expressway, has a lot of toys on clearance, 50-75% off.
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Reader requests

  • From Shandelle: “Dollar General isn’t very convenient for me but my friend gave me a ride to check the nearest one (a couple miles from my neighborhood). They were sold out entirely. I almost never shop at Dollar General, does anyone know if they offer rain checks? I’ve read on a few blogs that Walmart doesn’t carry a 6ct multi pack which makes price matching pretty much impossible. I tried Target tonight but the smallest Sheba they carry is $5.39 for a 10 pack. I’m thinking I might just use these for those and each $5 shopkick gift card would make 20 free which isn’t bad at all.”

Ultra Foods

  • A $1.00/1 Edy’s Outshine coupon from feelgood: “Add this coupon to your Ultra deals for $1.22 Outshine bars…prints 2X. :-)” They are 4/$8.88 on mix/match sale, must buy four limit four.

Walgreens

  • Theresa sends over: “Walgreens CAT”
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