Dear Franny the Shopa-holic: A camping friend had a throwaway about 9- by 13-inch outdoor grill. It was really just a aluminum throwaway pan with legs and a grate. Where can I get one? - Haley

Dear Haley: Christmas Tree Shops has instant grills for $2.49 per set.

Dear Franny the Shopa-holic: Any deals around for the under-the-bed storage? I could easily use about six. - Lorraine L.

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Dear Lorraine: Aldi has a two-pack of under-the-bed storage for $4.99.

Dear Franny the Shopa-holic: We are in need of a foldable meat slicer for our church. A restaurant supply store has meat slicers, but not foldable ones. We hope you can find us one. - Barbara E., Ware United Methodist Women

Dear Barbara: Bed Bath & Beyond has a foldable Cucina Pro meat slicer for $49.99. Save an additional 20 percent with the coupon from a past Sunday Press.

Steals of the week


•Ribeye steak: $5.99 per pound.

•Large snow crab clusters: $6.99 per pound.


•Gala apples: $1.29 per pound.

•Bar S 1-pound meat franks: 99 cents.

•Gatorade 32-ounce: 88 cents.


•Arm & Hammer 50-ounce laundry detergent or 100-count dryer sheets: $1.99.

•Home Basic 25-ounce dish detergent: 77 cents.


•Green, red or black seedless grapes: 99 cents per pound.

•Pound of white or wheat fresh pizza dough: 99 cents.


•Split chicken breast: 88 cents per pound.

•Smithfield whole boneless pork loin $1.88 per pound.

•Large pumpkins: $5.99.


•Kleenex facial tissue are 99 cents at CVS. Neutrogena line is 25 percent off.

•Intel Pentium 14-inch laptop for $299.99 at Best Buy.

•Vacuum Storage Bag four-piece set is $7.99 at Aldi.

•Honey Bunches of Oats cereal is buy one, get one free at Rite Aid. All fall decor is half price.

•Artist canvas and canvas panels are half price at A.C. Moore.

•Blue Diamond almonds or Wonderful Pistachios 1-pound packs are $4.99 at Walgreens.

•22-ounce Yankee candle is $9.99 at Boscov's. Limit one. Harve Bernard tailored misses pants, regularly $86, are $9.99.

•Amana washer and dryer pair is $679.99 at hhgregg.

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