Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Any king-size flannel sheets on sale? - Craig

Dear Craig: Boscov's has a doorbuster on king-size flannel sheets for $16.99. Limit two.

Dear Fran-ny the Shopaholic: Please find a daybed with the mattress underneath that would make two twin beds. It is for a small guest room. Don't care about finish and don't want to spend $500, either. - Linda R.

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Dear Linda: Big Lots has a metal finish trundle daybed on sale for $199.99. That doesn't include the mattresses. If you need cheaper try The Bargain Box in The Press for a used one.

Dear Franny the Shopaholic: My silverware turns brown in the dishwasher. What brand of soap can I use to fix this? The one I used to use is no longer on the shelves. - Peg L.

Dear Peg: I use Finish, there is a $1.25 coupon in Sunday's Press, and have no problem with silverware. I did some research and a product called Lemi Shine kept coming up as a miracle dishwasher soap. You can purchase it at for $8.19.

Dear Franny the Shopaholic: Is there some type of spray to clean computer keyboards? Where can I purchase it? - Allan

Dear Allan: Staples has a two-pack can of Dust Destroyer, regularly $14.99, on sale for $4.99. Same deal on a two-pack of monitor wipes.

Steals of the week


•Ellio's 9-slice pizza: $2.50.

•Celentano 19- to 24-ounce pasta: Buy one, get one free.

•Russell Stover 30-ounce boxed chocolates: $9.99.


•Snapple 12-pack bottles: $6.88. Limit two.

•Domino 4-pound bag of sugar: $1.98.

•America's Choice 30-ounce mayonnaise: $1.98.


•Schick Hydro Razor: $4.99. Save an additional $4 off with the coupon from Sunday's Press.

•Hefty Cinch Sak Trash Bags half price: $2.59 for 20. Save an additional $1 off two with a coupon from a past Sunday Press.

•Rite Guard or Soft & Dri: 99 cents.

•Colgate Extra Clean toothbrush: 59 cents.


•Nook Simple Touch is $79 and you get a $30 Walmart Gift card gift at Walmart.

•Christmas Tree Shops has wooden six-drawer rolling carts for $39.99.

•Patriot 18-ounce candles are buy one, get one free at Walgreens.

•All Revlon cosmetics are 40 percent off at RiteAid.

•24-pack of purified water is $2.50 at CVS.

•Dozen roses are $9.99 at Aldi.

•Rain-X repel windshield wiper blades are $10 at Big Lots.

•Florsheim men's casual and dress socks, regularly $9, are 99 cents at Boscov's. Limit three pairs.

•Nikon Coolpix camera, regularly $259.99, is on sale for $99.99 with a free 4GB memory card at Best Buy.

•Fisher-Price Play My Way Customizable Play Center, regularly $49.99, is on sale for $14.99 at Tuesday Mornings.

•Physicians Formula cosmetics are 40 percent off at Kmart.

•Complete bed sets with comforter, shams, bedskirt and sheet set including king size are $44.99 at Sears.

•Antique-looking Crosley 5-in-1 music system is on sale for $79.99 at Target.

•Asus Windows 8 laptop computer is $299.99 at hhgregg.

•25-pack of Pull & Seal No. 10 envelopes are $1 at Staples.

•Recollections CraftRoom Storage is half price at Michaels.

•Ulta has Ulta or Kohl automatic eye and lip liners, regularly $7 and $8, on sale for a $1. Save an additional 20-percent off one item with the coupon in the store circular from Sunday's Press.

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