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Share the deals & questions 3/21

Posted March 21, 2013


Found a deal today? 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.








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  • terr19 Mar 22, 2013

    Faye- you asked about teacher hours. My husband is a high school teacher. I asked him how many hours each day. He said 10 hrs per day. They have meetings and committees to attend weekly. Also, he has several days per week he tutors his students who need additional assistance. He often completes work at night and on the weekends. When he was coaching it was worse. He has 7 years in Middle school and 8 yrs in high school.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Mar 21, 2013

    djoyner636 - In addition to the sites Juanita mentioned, you may want to send your friend to They are a national deals site and they list a ton of different grocery stores. Some of the stores your friend has in Missouri are probably on the list of stores they post deals for.

  • raesmom1612 Mar 21, 2013

    djoyner636~ive never been to that part of the country but i did a quick google search and found these two and hope that helps. We really are lucky in this part of the country to have Faye and all the grocery stores that we have that are so coupon friendly. My family in NY only has 2 store that everyday double up to .99 but never ever have a super double event! I don't know what I would do if I had to move back

  • LAXMom12 Mar 21, 2013

    nakabi - If you want a really extra lean ground beef, I highly recommend having the London broil ground. If you need something less lean, I found out from my FL butcher that every day they grind trimmings and it is great for hamburgers where you want some fat. The labels have a small block of color and this one is purple. At my store, they mark it down every day after 4:00. That makes the best juicy hamburger. I'm with Nancy - I pick my meat that I want ground into hamburger so I know what I am getting.

    To everyone, I recommend chatting with your butcher. I have learned quite a bit just asking for their recommendations. They never steer me wrong. Just today I spoke with the HT butcher and found out that the EZ peel shrimp that is on sale in the bag is exactly what they have in the case so it is packaged for the freezer already.

  • smolder13 Mar 21, 2013

    nakabi-Aldi has the frozen 1 lb chubs of 85/15 ground beef in their freezer section for $2.79 I believe. And that is an every day price. I bought one, but have not cooked it yet, so I can't speak to it's quality.

  • djoyner636 Mar 21, 2013

    does anyone know of a good blog to follow for folks in Kansas City, MO? trying to help out fellow family members. thanks in advance

  • chichimama Mar 21, 2013

    Thanks springtime! ;)

    Does anyone know where to get a good deal on a printer, or know of a reputable but not too expensive printer they can recommend?

  • springtime0327 Mar 21, 2013

    Someone might have said this but BIC razors are 2.99 at Target and less than 2.99 at Walmart for a money maker. Not 100% on the price at Walmart but I want to say you make .23 on each one. I got two today from Target. There are a ton left. They are the pink BIC disposable.

  • Nancy Mar 21, 2013

    "I see FL has the London broil on sale for $2.99...think this is a decent price compared to the $2.49/lb for the ground at kroger?"

    depends on what the ground at Kroger is made of and it's percentage of fat too. If it's the chub rolls, skip it! They're horrible! So much gristle and stuff, it's not worth it at any price :(

  • ncveteranswife Mar 21, 2013

    Thanks Faye.....never used one of the 20% off coupons.