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Frugal Family: This Week's Bargains

This week, Frugal Family scoured our local sources to find great deals on cereal, hair-care products, Easter candy, seafood and dental care.

We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us stretch our dollars.

This column will be dedicated to giving you at least five great local deals each week that will help your family’s bottom line, and since we do the scouting for you, you can save time as well as money.

You are a big part of this column. Let us hear about the deals you've seen. Just add them to our comment box.

Then come back each week and see what we've uncovered together.

This week, Frugal Family scoured our local sources to find great deals on cereal, hair-care products, Easter candy, seafood and dental care.

1.
Deal: Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Corn Pops, Apple Jacks, Froot Loops, Cocoa Krispies, or Rice Krispies cereal, 8.7 to 15 oz., $1.87 with extra-care card
Good Through: April 2

2.
Deal: Store brand toilet paper in Premium, Ultra, or Earth Essentials, 12-roll package, $5.49 with extra-care card
Good Through: April 2

3.
Deal:
Red or green grapes, 99 cents per pound
Good Through: April 2

4.
Deal: Schooner tilapia fillets, 12-oz. package, $2.99
Good Through: April 2

5.
Deal:
Easter candy from Wonka, Jolly Rancher, Starburst, Brach’s, Mars, Whoppers, Lindt, Green & Black’s, and Dove, from 2 for $3 to 2 for $6.
Good Through: April 2

6.
Deal: Russell Stover chocolate eggs (1 or 1.2 oz.) or Snickers Crème chocolate eggs (1 oz.), 29 cents each. Also Peeps, 4- or 5-count pack, 2 for $1 with store coupon.
Good Through: April 2

7.
Deal:
Crest Pro-Health mouthwash (8.4 oz.) or toothpaste (6 oz.); or Crest 3D White rinse (8 oz.) or toothpaste (5.8 oz.), $2.99
Good Through: April 2

8.
Deal: More than 300 selected brands and sizes, including Coke, Vitamin Water, Chef Boyardee, Snack Pack, Soy Joy, and Vo5, 10 for $10
Good Through: April 2

9.
Deal:
Selected Crayola products, Buy 2 Get 1 free
Good Through: April 2

10.
Deal:
Suave Professional, men’s, or kids’ shampoo, conditioner, or styling products, 4 to 14.5 oz., 2 for $4
Good Through: April 2

Denise Preziosi April 06, 2011 at 01:48 PM
How about grocery stores. I am on a high protein diet and need protein powder or drinks like EAS, Atkins (PUBLIX had buy one get one last week $4.99 and did not raise there prices and some were get two free - great price) Also Greek Yoguart, milk
Mike Wells April 06, 2011 at 05:29 PM
Good advice! We've featured Publix, Sweetbay and Save-A-Lot in the past. We'll take a look again!

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