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Share the deals & questions 10/31

Posted October 30, 2011

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Found a deal? Here's the place to share it! 

Have a question that doesn't fit into any of the other threads? Here's the place to ask it!

For those heading out to Trick or Treat with little ones tonight - have fun!











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  • ncsualum09 Nov 1, 2011

    Had a great experience with Cartridge World today. I am still behind the times and I have an inject printer that flies through ink, and I was printing coupons last night only for my black ink to run out :( I thought I had a back up, only to realize I had 2 extra color cartridges (no black), so I went to Cartridge world for the first time, and it was only 8.99 for the black cartridge!! (11.99 for the tri color) I have a really common HP 3-in-1 printer, so I didn't even have to wait, I handed him my empties, and he reached in a drawer and handed me filled ones! My coupons have printed great! I know I have spent $20 a piece at office supply stores for ink cartridges in the past, so I thought I would pass it along :) Each printer had a different price, so you may want to call first, but I was super happy!!!

  • educgrad Oct 31, 2011

    My son and I dressed up as farmers and went to Chipolte for $2 "boo"ritos(they are $6.25 usually)it started at 6pm and ends at closing time.I also saw people dressed up as animals. check out their website if you want any more info.

  • Nancy Oct 31, 2011

    "Nancy, care to share your recipe for the applesauce?"

    So easy! Peel, cut up (remove core) pieces of apple, toss in a large pot (no liquids needed) and as I dump apple pieces in the pot after peeling and cutting up each one, I sprinkle with cinnamon. It takes about 10#'s of apples to fill a 6 quart pot.

    I put a lid on, turn on low/med low temp and stir it once in a while as they start to cook down. When the apples are tender and break up easily, it's done!

    Pour into a large bowl and I use a large tined meat fork to break them up (some prefer an applesauce with less chunkiness, we like it more chunky). You can use a potato masher for a finer sauce.

    Then I vacuum seal it and into the freezer the bags go :) You can freeze them in freezer bags, lay them flat until they're frozen and it makes them store neatly :)

  • WorkinMom Oct 31, 2011

    Just checked the mail and got my P&G Everyday Solutions coupons...$1.50 off Pampers - just in time for SD! Check it out.

  • Nanee Lion Oct 31, 2011

    Nancy, care to share your recipe for the applesauce?


  • Nancy Oct 31, 2011

    "Canning applesauce and apple pie filling, I paid 1.00/lb for Cortland Apples at BJ's - does anyone know where I can get them for less? Fuji, Gala, etc Thank you!"

    I bought 40 lbs of Fuji apples at the Farmer's Market in Raleigh for $28 bucks - they're wonderful!!! I'm almost done turning them into applesauce :)

  • bparrish004 Oct 31, 2011

    WHOO HOO WALGREENS! Got 2 Crest toothpaste; 2 Colgate toothpaste; 3 packs Trident Gum; 2 Ricola cough drops; 1 Nivea Body Wash; 2 Cover Girl Concealers; 1 Cover Girl Blush; 1 Cover Girl eye shadow; 3 cans Hunts Tomato Sauce. With RR & coupons -
    toal $8.02 minus $6 RR earned - like paying $2.02!!!

  • hollyjenkins Oct 31, 2011

    bnw - i just bought a bushel of fugi apples at the farmer's market in raleigh for $30.

  • mommymia375 Oct 31, 2011

    Does anybody know what the amount of the groceries were in that big grocery basket at the fair. You had to guess it for a $300 Harris Teeter gift card, but I never found out how much it was/

  • mommymia375 Oct 31, 2011

    Kids eat free at Chili's today!