Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d'Angelo

Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d’Angelo

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Where can we purchase clear Christmas storage containers? We have a lot of packing up to do! — Pam & Joe S., Seaview Harbor Marina

Dear Pam & Joe: Walmart had quite a few to choose from starting at $4.38 for a clear 17-quart container. Home Depot, Lowe’s, Big Lots, Michaels and Kmart also have sales on clear storage containers.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: I am looking for Quaker Puffed Rice cereal. Neither ShopRite nor Acme is stocking it anymore. — Ron S.

Dear Ron: Funny, I checked the Quaker Oats website and the Puffed Rice picture is on there. However, when you go to where to buy that product it is not on there. I am guessing they stopped making it? Anyway, Walmart.com sells it, but it is out of stock on there, too. Walmart sells a knock-off brand, so I emailed you the link for that. Check the dollar stores; usually when a product is discontinued they would sell the end of it.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: I have been unable to find Celestial Seasonings Sleepytime Lemon Jasmine Tea. I used to always find it at ShopRite in EHT. I frequently shop at locations in EHT, Galloway, Hammonton and occasionally Somers Point to no avail either. I recently have looked in Walmart, Mays Landing and Target. I do see it on Amazon, but would rather go to a local store, please help! — Jeanne A. W.

Dear Jeanne: According to Walmart.com they sell it, but hurry, they only have four left. You get four boxes of 20 teabags for $24.38. I don’t know if that means they have four boxes or 16 boxes left. So if I were you, I would order all you can get if you like it. It sounds like it’s going to be discontinued. I emailed you the link.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Please find me a deal on compression socks for my husband. — Janet K., Egg Harbor Township

Dear Janet: This week at Walgreens, Cooper Fit Compression Socks are 25 percent off. Men’s Compression socks are $4.49 at Haband.com. If you sign up for their emails you get an additional 10 percent off. I emailed you the link.

Steals of the week

Acme

• Starkist 5-ounce solid white tuna: 88 cents.

• Entenmann’s donuts or chocolate chip cookies: half price.

• 14-count pack of mini store-baked croissants: $5.

• CeraVe skin care: 20 percent off.

• General Mills cereal: Two for $3 with an Acme digital coupon.

ShopRite

• Chock Full O’Nuts coffee: $1.99.

• Half price three-pack of Men’s Hanes T-Shirts: $5.99.

• Almay or Revlon cosmetics: 25 percent off.

• Aquaphor or Eucerin products: half price. Save an additional $1, $2 or $3 with the Eucerin coupons and $1 or $2 with the Aquaphor coupons from Sunday’s Press.

• Nivea lotion: $3.99. Save an additional $1.50 off one or $4 off two with the coupons from Sunday’s Press.

• Nature Made vitamins: half price. Save an additional $2 with the coupon from Sunday’s Press if you buy two.

Tips

• All C9 Chapion and Ignite by SPRI fitness gear is 20 percent off at Target.

• Photo calendars are half price at Walgreens. Use promo code CAL2019.

• Home wall frames, shadow boxes, display cases and Expression tabletop frames are half price at Michaels.

• An HP 17.3-inch laptop computer with Intel Core i3 processor is $399.99 at Office Depot.

• A pound of Blue Diamond almonds is $5.99 at CVS.

• Get a 60-inch fireplace console regularly $499.99 on sale for $349.99 at Big Lots.

• Get 15 percent off Schlage electronic entry door locks and deadbolts at Lowes.

• A 159-piece drill/driving set is $19.98 at Home Depot.

• A Brita or PUR water filtration pitcher or filters are $16.99 at Rite Aid.

• A pineapple is $1.19 at Aldi. Haas large avocados are 59 cents.

Franny The Shopaholic answers questions of general interest. E-mail FrannyShopaholic@aol.com

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