Dear Franny the Shopa-holic: Where can I purchase a back pillow with arms for my bed to be able to sit up and watch TV? They use to be so popular years ago. I don't want to order online. - William
Dear William: Christmas Tree Shops has them in a assorted colors and prints for $4.99.
Dear Franny the Shopa-holic: My husband just landed a job that requires him to wear suits and ties. Any deals out there? - Happy Wife
Dear Happy Wife: Bos-cov's has men's separate jackets and pants on sale. A total suit by Adolfo or Haggar is $89.99 and the total suit price goes up with other designers to $129.98. Some larger Marshalls (not Mays Landing) sell designer suits reasonably priced.
Dear Franny the Shopa-holic: For my Girl Scout troop, I need two dozen bandana handkerchiefs. Any deals out there? - Lisa
Dear Lisa: A.C. Moore has its fashion bandanas on sale for 88 cents.
Steals of the week
•Hefty One Zip Storage bags: Buy one, get one free.
•Red Bull four-pack: $5.99.
•Folgers coffee: $2.99.
•Maxwell House coffee: $2.28.
•Hellmann's 30-ounce mayonnaise: $2.98.
•Bananas: 58 cents per pound.
•ShopRite 8-ounce cream cheese: 88 cents.
•Friendly's 48-ounce ice cream or four- to six-count Novelties: $2.50.
•Good Cook classic saute pans: Half price.
•Biazzo mozzarella 1-pound pack: $1.99.
•True Value Hardware has a Kwikset satin nickel entry lockset on sale for $9.99.
•Westinghouse 900-watt microwave, regularly $119.99, is $59.99 at Macy's.
•Seiki 47-inch LED HDTV is $399.99 at Sears.
•Quilted duffle bags, regularly $24.99, are on sale for $12.99 at A.C. Moore.
•Kleenex facial tissues are three for $3 at Rite Aid. Must buy three.
•Carter's and Oshkosh fall playwear, sleepwear and layette are half price at Boscov's.
•Amana washer and dryer are $599.99 for the pair at hhgregg.
•Asus Intel Celeron laptop computer is $269.99 at Best Buy.
•Buy two K Cup 16- to 18-count packs for $10.99 each and get a $5 Target gift card at Target.
•Extra 30-load laundry detergent is $1.49 at CVS. Limit six.
•An iphone 5 external battery case is $17.99 at Ollie's Bargain Outlet.
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