Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d'Angelo

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Can you find a steamer like they have in the clothing stores with the stand. But cheap! - Melissa M., Seaville

Dear Melissa: Ollie's Bargain Outlet has a garment stand steamer on sale for $39.99.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: In need of a corner boot-style kitchen set. I don't want to spend a lot. - Jackie H., Bridgeton

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Dear Jackie: Kmart has an Emily breakfast nook set, which is a corner booth set with storage under the seat and a bench on the outside of the table, all for $189.99. A matching corner hutch in solid pine is $79.99.

Steals of the Week


•Penn Maid sour cream

•16 ounce: Buy one, get one free.

•Edy's 48-ounce ice cream: $1.99.

•Colossal snow crab clusters: $8.99 per pound.


•Smithfield smoked ham shank portion: 78 cents per pound.

•America's Choice Sweet or Hot Italian sausage family packs: $2.48 per pound.


•Zyrtec 30-count tablets: $17.95. Save an additional $4 with the coupon from Sunday's Press.

•Claritin 30-count: $17.99. Save an additional $7 with the coupon from a past Sunday's Press.

•Pompeian Classic olive oil: $8.88 for a 101-ounce tin.

•n Broccoli Rabe: 99 cents per pound.

•Skippy 18-ounce peanut butter: $1.88.

•Jumbo EX peel shrimp 21- to 25-count: $18.98 per

•2-pound bag.


•Tuttorosso tomatoes: 99 cents per 28-ounce can.

•Maggio mozzarella cheese: $1.99 per pound. Save $1.50 off if you buy two with the coupon from Sunday's Press.


•JC Penney online code INBLOOM gives you 25 percent off apparel, shoes, and accessories.

• online code CPM3X will save you 21 percent off on fragrances. Buy the testers for yourself, you just don't get the fancy lid.

•Kohl's 30-percent promo code online is SAVEBIG30 which is good until Saturday. All curtains are 40 percent off.

•Ollie's Bargain Outlet has Armstrong 12mm-thick laminate flooring for $39.02 per case or $2.39 per square foot.

•All spring and summer value toys are half price at Rite Aid.

•Comfort Bay 200-count twin sheet sets are $12 at Dollar General.

Can you help?

•Shannon is looking for a turquoise dish drainer set.

(Franny The Shopaholic answers questions of general interest. e-mail


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