Dear Franny The Shopa-holic: I buy glass blocks used for privacy windows at Home Depot and drill a hole in them to decorate for Christmas presents. Someone told me they make them now pre-drilled? Where can I purchase them? They are not at Home Depot. - Marilyn M., Weymouth

Dear Marilyn: A.C. Moore has the pre-drilled glass blocks on sale this week for $4.99.

Dear Franny The Shopa-holic: Please find a good deal on a copy, scanner, fax and printer that is wireless. It must be wireless. - Janice L.

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Dear Janice: Staples has a Canon wireless all-in-one printer, copier, scanner and fax on sale for $59.99.

Dear Franny The Shopa-holic: Looking for the best deal on a stainless steel French-door refrigerator no wider than 35 inches. - David

Dear David: A Samsung 20-cubic foot French-door at Best Buy is on sale for $1199.99. Save an additional 5 percent with your Best Buy credit card.

Dear Franny The Shopa-holic: Can you find a cheap sofa slipcover for a loveseat? I used to get them at Value City, but my last one has really had it. - Jessie

Dear Jessie: Walmart has a one-piece loveseat cover on sale for $38.50. Christmas Tree Shops has quilted loveseat protectors on sale for $19.99.

Steals of the week


•Perdue Oven Stuffer Roaster: 99 cents per pound.

•Post Honey Bunches of Oats cereal: $2. Save an additional $1 off two with the coupon in Sunday's Press.

•Chicken tenders in carry-out deli: $4.99 per pound.


•Seedless watermelon: $3.88 each.

•Safeway whole fryer chicken: 79 cents per pound.

•Hostess cupcakes, Twinkies or Donettes: Buy one, get one free.


•Gatorade 32-ounce: 12 for $8.88.

•Smithfield boneless whole pork loin or spare ribs: $1.99 per pound.

•Dorito's or Ruffles: half price.

•Mama Lucia Meatballs or Philly-Gourmet sandwich steaks: Half price.


•Craig LCD HDTV 19-inch: $89.99 with coupon on page A9 of Sunday's Press.

•Chock Full O'Nuts coffee: $2.77.

•Barilla pasta: 88 cents.

•Green Mountain K-Cups: $5.88. Save an additional $3 off two with the coupon from Sunday's Press.


•Macy's has Nautica backpacks half price.

•Home harvest decor is half price at Rite Aid.

•Staples photo supreme 8 1/2- by 11-inch photo paper is 50 cents for a 50-sheet pack after a $14.49 mail-in rebate.

•Lay's potato chips are buy one, get one free at CVS. An Android tablet is $99.99.

•Graco FastAction Fold Scribbles travel system baby car seat/stroller combo is on sale for $150 at Target.

•A Samsung 51-inch HDTV is $549.99 at hhgregg.

•A stainless steel Sensor Cook over-the-range micro-wave is $296.99 at Best Buy.

•Halloween Greeters 25-inches tall are half price at AC Moore for $19.99.

•Airwalk sneakers are $19.99 at Payless.

•Kids SA Gear soccer package of shin guards, cleats and a ball is $24.99 at Sports Authority.

•Women's Joe Boxer sleepwear and robes are half price at Sears.

•Get a $50 Toys R Us gift card free with the purchase of an Apple 32GB iPod touch.

•Dick's Sporting Goods has an additional 50 percent off the lowest price of all towable tubes, ski PFDS, wetsuits, skim boards, etc.

•Men's Architect wrinkle-free dress shirts are $10.99 at Boscov's. Limit two.

•Wonderful 1-pound pistachios are $4.99 at Walgreens. Save an additional 50 cents with the coupon from a past Sunday Press.

•All framed art and fine art canvas are half price at Joann Fabrics.

•Hawaiian Tropic or Coppertone Sun Care is buy one get, one free at RiteAid.

•Christmas Tree Shops has portable dog houses on sale for $9.99.

Franny The Shopaholic answers questions of general interest. Emai

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