Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d'Angelo

Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d’Angelo

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: I am looking for a really great pet hair vacuum cleaner. — Denise K., Egg Harbor Township

Dear Denise: Get a Windtunnel 3 Pro Pet Vacuum, regularly $169, on sale for $78 at Home Depot. We are pet free, so I have no idea how well this works. Maybe we will hear from our readers with recommendations.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: My husband loves hazelnuts. They are usually available at this time of year, but we can only find them in a can of mixed nuts, which he doesn’t want. Any ideas on where they can be found? — Sheela C.

Dear Sheela: You can find them at Nuts.com for $5.99 per pound with free shipping if you spend $59. You can have them sent on automatic delivery every so often, too. Walmart.com also sells them online only for $11.49 plus $7.75 shipping.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Any good buys on big Smart TV’s? Maybe 55 inches or even bigger? — Andy P.

Dear Andy: Wednesday online at Walmart.com or Friday at the store they have advertised a Vizio 60-inch 4K Smart TV for $498 or a Samsung 55-inch 4K Smart TV for $398.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: In need of folding chairs, any deals? — Howard

Dear Howard: A black metal folding chair is $8 at Target.

Steals of the Week

Acme

• Jennie-O or Signature Farms frozen 10- to 22-pound turkey: 39 cents per pound. Limit one.

• Planters Deluxe mixed nuts or fancy cashews 33 to 34 ounces: $9.99, after a $5-digital coupon. Limit one.

• Bagel Bites 40-count package: $7.99.

• 1-pound jar of Planters Dry Roasted Peanuts: $2.

• 2-pound bag of extra jumbo 16- to 20-count shrimp: $13.98.

ShopRite

• Broccoli rabe: 99 cents per pound.

• Boneless center cut pork chops: $1.99 per pound.

• Tree Ripe 52-ounce orange juice: 99 cents Friday and Saturday only.

• Purchase $100 in any gift cards and get a $20 coupon off your next ShopRite order. Friday and Saturday only.

• Colavita pasta: 88 cents.

• Chock Full O’Nuts 23- to 26-ounce can of coffee $5.99.

Tips

• Lenovo ideapad 330 with Intel i5 is on sale for $349 on Friday at Walmart or buy online at Walmart.com today.

• All Christmas decor, trees, floral and crafts are half price at Hobby Lobby.

• 12-ounce bag of cranberries is 99 cents at Aldi. Happy Farms 8-ounce cream cheese is 99 cents.

• All fine art supplies are buy one, get one free today only at Michaels.

• Squishmallows Plush 16-inch pillows are half price for $9.99 at Walgreens.

• Get a Blue Hat Toy Company Christmas Train 34-piece set for $19.99 today only at CVS. After today it goes back to the regular price of $49.99.

• Christmas roll wrapping paper is $1 at Family Dollar. Spend $25 and save $5 with the coupon in the store circular.

• Get an Ultimate Ears Wonderboom bluetooth speaker half price at Target for $49.99.

• All Christmas lights, trees, ornaments, tree skirts and tree toppers are half price Thursday only at Dollar General.

• 12-ounce can of Original Gourmet Butter Cookies is $1.77 at Rite Aid Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. Save $2.22.

• 100-count pack of K-cups is $17.99 Thanksgiving Day only at Big Lots.

• Thanksgiving Day at 2 pm and Friday get a Cooks 5-in-1 power blender, regularly $40, on sale for $7.99 after a $14 mail-in rebate at J.C. Penneys.

• Today at Boscov’s, women’s Patrizia boots, regularly $59.99, are on sale for $19.99.

• All holiday floral and decor is 60 percent off today at A.C. Moore.

• Get a 250-pack of copy paper for $1.50 Thursday through Saturday at Staples.

• Get a Martha Stewart 6-quart enameled cast iron pot for $49.99 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday or 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Macy’s.

Franny The Shopaholic answers questions of general interest. Email FrannyShopaholic@aol.com

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