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Share the deals & questions 6/20

Posted June 20, 2013

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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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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jun 21, 2013

    squiggs15 - CVS will have a good Huggies deal starting Sunday. I just posted the details on the blog. :-)

  • scoutmomof2 Jun 20, 2013

    I will probably go to the farmer's market also this weekend. I need produce and we are out of sausage again. Nahunta is the best.

  • FlyingUnderTheRadar Jun 20, 2013

    Faye, I know what you mean, I'm craving some good fresh produce, see a trip to the Farmers Market in my future this weekend :)

  • squiggs15 Jun 20, 2013

    I am running low on diapers for my little one, any one know of any sales going on right now for diapers? Thanks!!

  • scoutmomof2 Jun 20, 2013


    You might also want to check out woot, specifically the tech page for the tablet sale. They have several reconditioned ones right now and shipping is always $5.

  • scoutmomof2 Jun 20, 2013


    With regard to tablets, the Nook is an excellent choice. The price is good and the memory is expandable with a card. However, the way it is configured most of the memory is reserved for products you purchase from Barnes and Noble. I had (til someone stole it) a Nook Color I purchased from Craigslist and then jailbroke and put the cyanogenmod OS on it and it functioned as a regular android tablet. I just picked up another on for $40 and intend to do the same to take to my dad in rehab. The system is better then the Kindle but I can install amazon on it since they have more free apps and books available, plus the google play store.

    The reviews on the Nexus 7 are excellent, however there is another tablet being released next month, the Asus Memo HD 7 which is getting really good reviews and is priced very nicely. The storage is also expandable plus a front and rear camera. I am holding out for that one.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jun 20, 2013

    True confessions of a grocery shopper. I am seeing a TLC series out of this one, jdouglas. LOL

    You are so right though. Sometimes it is worth it to pay a little more for good quality.

    I am just happy my kids love fruits and veggies so much (unlike so many of their friends).

  • jdouglas13 Jun 20, 2013

    Faye, when you are getting something that's really good quality, it's going to cost a little more. It's like the reggiano parmesan I get all crazy about when it goes on sale at HT. For me, there is no comparison to any of the pregrated parm.

    Sure sounds like the fruit you bought was well worth every penny and you will enjoy it immensely!

    My confession -- I actually bought a loaf of bread this afternoon for $3 at Lowes, and then a container of sour cream that I thought was going to net out at $1.10, but I screwed up reading the coupon -- it was off 2 containers. I bought it anyway. Bad shopper! ;)

  • raesmom1612 Jun 20, 2013

    thanks ncveteranswife, ill give them a call

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jun 20, 2013

    ncveteranswife - Thanks for the input. :-) A cantaloupe and watermelon at our local stand is about the same price (Cantaloupe $3 and watermelon is $6). We eat a lot of frozen fruit in the winter as well.