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WRAL SmartShopper

Share your deals & questions 8/25

Posted August 25

Mini savings account

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.

I hope you have a fabulously frugal day! As I always say, it's your money, spend it wisely!

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 25, 3:56 p.m.

    CountryGirl10 - my rule of thumb with paper towels is to get a 6 pack of regular rolls for $3.50 or less after sale, coupon, reward. If you can get them for $4 or less, you are doing good. $5 is too much to pay for 6 rolls of TP. That makes my usual buy price .58 or less per regular roll.

    I also find that paper towel brands like Sparkle and Bounty Basic often have more sq feet per package than higher end brands like regular Bounty and Viva. If you have a choice between multiple products for the same price, look at the total square feet of the package to find the least expensive one.

    Thanks vlynn, GJan and abrown012288 for posting the great deals today!

  • CountryGirl10 Aug 25, 1:26 p.m.

    How is the best way to determine a good price on bounty paper towels when looking at the ads? There are so many different sizes (number of sheets) of the rolls of paper towels and often the ads do not always give sq ft of the roll or other info to be able to compair prices per sheets (price per sq ft). Thanks.

  • vlynn Aug 25, 1:11 p.m.

    Today's the last day for $6.99 haircuts at Great Clips.

  • GJan1 Aug 25, 11:29 a.m.

    Was fooling around with Nathan's website last night trying to get coupon because Nathan''s hotdogs were on my Friday HT specials.
    Played their games and won $100 Amazon gift card. You can play everyday. Try it out!

  • abrown012288 Aug 25, 10:22 a.m.

    Sheetz has free snapples with sheetz card!