Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d'Angelo

Franny the Shopaholic, by Franny d’Angelo

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Looking for a set of 100-percent cotton king-size sheets at least 500-count no more then $50. I know you occasionally mentioned them in your tips when they are on sale, but I am getting company next weekend and could use them. — Arlene A., Mt. Laurel

Dear Arlene: Get a 600-thread count set of 100-percent cotton sheets for $29.99 at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: My granddaughter loves Melissa & Doug wooden play sets. Can you let me know when they are on sale somewhere? Janet P., South Philadelphia

Dear Janet: A.C. Moore has Melissa & Doug Activities are on sale this week for $14.99 and also the largest sets up to $44.99 are half price for $22.99.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Without spending $50, I need a small air fryer. — Josh

Dear Josh: Get a Dash single basket compact air fryer at Target for $39.99.

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: My teenage sons hate wearing coats. Are there any sales on winter vests? I have three sons. — Mom of my three sons

Dear Mom of my three sons: Get Men’s US Polo Assn puffer vests, regularly $50, on sale for $15.99 at Boscov’s.

Steals of the week


• Entenmann’s baked goods full line: half price.

• Green Giant boxed frozen vegetables: $1.

• Ivins 1-pound box of spiced wafers: $2.50.

• Campbell’s condensed soups: $1.

• Chock Full O’Nuts 23- to 26-ounce can or 12-pack of K Cups: $5.99.

• Half dozen apple fritters: $5.


• Gillette Mach 3 disposable three-pack razors: $5.99. Save an additional $3 with the coupon from Sunday’s Press, making your cost $2.99.

• Razor MX350 dirt bike half price: $199.99.

• Keller’s 1-pound butter: $2.99.

• Kraft 8-ounce shredded cheese or Cracker Barrel chunk: $1.88.

• Pompeian 68-ounce extra virgin olive oil: $9.99.

• Garofalo 1-pound imported pasta: 99 cents.


• Motion Projector Light with four patterns Halloween, Christmas, green and red dots and snowflakes is $9.99 at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.

• Pantene shampoo, conditioner or 3- Minute Miracle is three for $12. Save an additional $5 off with the coupon from Sunday’s Press, making your cost for three $7 or $2.34 each.

• Folgers 33.9-ounce coffee is $5.95 at Dollar General.

• A.C. Moore has its half-price frame sale this week.

• Case of purified bottled water is $2.25 at Big Lots.

• Keurig K-Mini single serve coffee maker is on sale at Target for $69.99.

• Fog machine is $28.88 at Walmart.

• 32-ounce bottle of Powerade is 88 cents at CVS.

• Maxwell House 30.6-ounce can of coffee is $4.99 at Walgreens.

• 2-pound bag of Honeycrisp apples is $1.99 at Aldi.

• Epson Expression Home XP-440 wireless small-in-one printer is half price at Staples for $49.99.

• Men’s and ladies entire stock of NFL apparel is 40 to 45 percent off at Boscov’s.

Reader’s tip

Corrine R. of Linwood wrote to let Joel A. know he can find Dots Pretzels at the Hallmark Card Shop in the Acme Shopping Center in Somers Point.

Franny The Shopaholic answers questions of general interest. email

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