Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d'Angelo

Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d’Angelo

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: I am trying to find a floor lamp that has that metal cage look with the Edison style light bulb? I found one online but it was $200. Please find something under $100. — Maryanne B.

Dear Maryanne: Get an Edison Bulb Floor Lamp for $49.99 at Christmas Tree Shops. Find something additional for under $1 and use the $10 off $50 purchase coupon in the circular from last Thursday’s Press.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: My Dad who is 92 wants a record player for his old albums. Any deals? — Peter M., Mays Landing

Dear Peter: A Victrola Portable Suitcase Turntable with Bluetooth with a three-speed turntable is $39.99 at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: My old cookie press gave up the ghost. Where can I buy a new one without spending $30, which is the cheapest I can find? — Mavis

Dear Mavis: Get a Nicole’s Kitchen cookie press with 8 tips and 13 discs regularly $39.99 on sale for $9.99 at A.C. Moore.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: I am looking for curtains that would fit a 113 inch wide front window. I would rather not buy four panels. Any suggestions? — Toni S., Galloway

Dear Toni: Of course, you can always call JCPenney for their custom window treatments. If you are looking for a deal, go to Amazon.com and buy two 100-inch-wide by 84-inch-long Solid Color Grommet Top Curtain Super Soft Heavy Duty Blackout Curtain Panel Thermal Insulated for $33.95 each with free shipping in your choice of eight colors. Amazon.com has quite a few other choices also. I emailed you the links.

Reader tip

Damasagi wrote in to let Theresa of Somers Point know Dollar General sells Edy’s ice cream.

Steals of the week

Acme

• Blu lump 1-pound crabmeat: $14.99.

• Almay or Revlon cosmetics: 30 percent off.

• Olay Eyes or Masks: 20 percent off.

• Simple Simon or Custis bundled firewood: $6.99.

• Crystal Farms 8-ounce chunk or shredded cheese: $1.88.

ShopRite

• Bone In Prime Rib: $4.77 per pound with the coupon in their circular from Sunday’s Press, which is good for Friday and Saturday only.

•Tide Simply Clean & Fresh laundry detergent: $1.99.

• 2-pound bag of 16 to 20 count Extra Jumbo Shrimp: $9.98 with the coupon in their circular from Sunday’s Press.

• ShopRite 1-pound pasta: 69 cents.

• Diamond 1-pound walnuts: $3.99.

• Chock Full O’Nuts 23 to 26 ounce coffee: $3.99 after the $2 digital ShopRite coupon.

Tips

• Artificial Christmas trees are half price at Rite Aid.

• Nonni’s 5.52 to 6.88 ounce biscottis are $1.99 at Christmas Tree Shops.

• A five pack of Hatchimals CollEGGtibles is $5.99 at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.

• Nicole Mini Holiday Ornament frames are half price for $2.50 at A.C. Moore. A Jessica Multi-Craft table is half price for $99.99.

• A 1-pound bag of Captain Bob’s cooked 20 to 30 count shrimp is $6.99 at Save-A-Lot.

• Happy Farm 8-ounce cream cheese is 69 cents at Aldi.

• Puffs facial tissues are 99 cents at CVS.

• A “Star Wars” extendable sword or Black Series figures are $5 at Five Below.

• A 450-thread count set of queen- or king-size sheets is $39.99 today at Macy’s One Day Sale. No additional coupons will work.

• Folgers Classic Roast 22.6- ounce coffee is $5 at Dollar General.

• Ladies Goldtoe faux fur-lined rain boots, regularly $49.99, are on sale for $14.99 at Boscov’s.

• All Comfort bikes are 40 percent off at Dick’s Sporting Goods.

• Cabela’s Men’s Iron Ridge 800 Gore-Tex insulated hunting boots, regularly $129.99, are on sale for $89.97 at Bass Pro Shops.

(Franny The Shopaholic answers questions of general interest. email FrannyShopaholic@aol.com)

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