Frozen Grade A turkeys $.59 lb
Turkey breast $1.79 lb
Heinz Homestyle gravy $1 ($10 for 10)
Gold Medal flour, 5 lb $1.99
Marie Callender’s pies $4.99
Produce: Grapes $1.99 lb, Pineapples $2.99,
Buy (1) Purex Grip Rite oblong dish, 3 quart, $8.99
Buy (2) Oscar Mayer bacon 2/$13.98
MEAT, CHICKEN, FISH
Sanderson Farms chicken breasts (save up to $4.59)
London Broil (save up to $5.39 on 2)
Hormel Cure 81 boneless ham (save up to $5.99 on 2 lbs)
Fisherman’s Wharf whiting, tilapia, cod, perch, flounder, or grouper fillets (save up to $7.99 on 2)GROCERY
AW, Diet Rite or RC Cola (save up to $1.99 on 2)
Betty Crocker specialty potatoes (save up to $2.19 on 2)
Bird’s Eye Steamfresh vegetables (save up to $2.29 on 2)
Campbell’s gravy, Cream of chicken or mushroom soup (save up to $1.49 on 2)
Cheez-It crackers (save up to $4.69 on 2)
Del Monte vegetables (save up to $1.99 on 2)
Diner’s Choice mashed potatoes (save up to $4.39 on 2)
Dole bagged salads, blends or kits (save up to $3.99 on 2)
Duncan Hines cake mixes (save up to $2.49 on 2)
Edward’s premium or pecan pies and Breyer’s ice cream (save up to $9.39 on 2)
Fritos or Cheetos (save up to $.99 on 2)
General Mills cereals (save up to $4.49 on 2)
Gourmet Dining entrees (save up to $6.99 on 2)
Hunt’s canned tomatoes (save up to $1.89 on 2)
Keebler Townhouse, Wheatables, Club crackers (save up to $1.69 on 2)
Kraft Homestyle dinners, deluxe mac-n-cheese, Velveeta shells & cheese, Velveeta skillet dinners (save up to $3.49 on 2)
Kraft Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip (save up to $5.29 on 2)
Kraft chunk, shredded or crumbles cheese (save up to $4.19 on 2)
Lay’s potato chips, Planters nuts (save up to $5.49)
Luzianne family size tea bags (save up to $4.49 on 2)
Mama Lucia Italian style meatballs (save up to $7.99 on 2)
Mento’s mints, Extra or Wigley gum (save up to $3.29 on 2)
Mrs. Smith’s pre-baked pies and Cool Whip (save up to $7.99 on 2)
Mt. Olive chips, dill or spears, WD kosher dill (save up to $4.29 on 2)
Nabisco Ritz crackers (save up to $4.09 on 2)
Nature’s Own or Natural Grain bread (save up to $4.59 on 2)
Nestle morsels (save up to $3.39 on 2)
Nestle hot cocoa mix (save up to $2.29 on 2)
Orvile Redenbachers microwave popcorn (save up to $4.69 on 2)
Ronco pasta, Bertolli sauce (save up to $3.29 on 2)
Tetley classic tea bags, Arizona, Celestial teas (save up to $4.99 on 2)
Sabra hummus (save up to $3.99 on 2)
Smart Balance spreads (save up to $3.99 on 2)
Stove Top stuffing (save up to $2.89 on 2)
Wesson oil (save up to $4.79 on 2)
WD graham crackers (save up to $3.39 on 2)
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Sundown vitamins (save up to $31.99 on 2)
Crest spinbrush, Aquafresh, Natural Dentist (save up to $9.99 on 2)
Glass Plus cleaner, Electrasol (save up to $5.78 on 2)
Hefty trash bags (save up to $7.99 on 2)
Xtra liquid detergent (save up to $3.99 on 2)
To beep or not to beep, seems to be more than a question. The beep makes couponers tremble and probably irritates cashiers.
If you have read a coupon, matched it up with an item and then heard the "oh-so-wonderful" beep at the register, you know what I'm talking about. There are legitimate coupons that will beep, as well as some that will not beep when used on items not intended for that coupon.
With coupons, you can't always rely on the barcode, which is the root of why a coupon beeps or doesn't beep. You have to go with the wording on the coupon. Not the picture, mind you, but the wording.
If a coupon states, "Not for trial or travel sizes," but someone tells you that it won't beep, do not use it.
If a coupon states a specific item but you learn it doesn't beep on an item not intended for the coupon, do not use it.
On the flip side, if you follow the wording and you have the correct product, correct size, etc, it may beep. Make sure you and the cashier read it and match it up with the product. If you are both unsure, ask for manager approval. The store has the right to refuse the coupon if it beeps, but, kindly ask for approval if you know it is correct.
A coupon will also beep if the item purchased is less than the coupon value. If you purchase a product that is $1 and the coupon is for $2 off the item, it will beep. Most stores will value down the coupon, which is a source of debate among couponers because the manufacturer will reimburse the store for the full value of the coupon, plus eight cents.
According to the coupon policy at Wal-Mart, the company gives the consumer full value of the coupon amount and allows the overage to go towards other purchases. The coupon will beep and the cashier has to verify the amount.
Got a question? Email me at email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY’S LIST . . . of beans ’n greens ’n other things:
DON’T TELL me I’ve nothing to do.
From the window of my barn I see Ozzie coming through the hedgerow from next door. I like Ozzie a lot, but I’m not sure he feels the same. Efforts to pet and feed over the years have been a flop at best.
What Ozzie likes to do is hunt. I mean really hunt.
You see, Ozzie is a brindle, bob-tailed, three-legged cat and he loves to feed on whatever he can find in the hedgerow across my back yard, including field mice and squirrels.
Ozzie is flat out deadly, too.
Since losing his right front leg to a tumor a couple of years back, he has taught himself a new way to hunt. He keeps stalking to a minimum. But with the patience of Job, he settles down and waits for a meal to come within striking distance.
When the meal does, it’s “Wham” and Ozzie heads for the dinner table.
He’s a wonder to watch ...
IT IS A typical day at the Smith Estate. I am out in my barn kicked back in what I call “Archie’s Recliner.” I am reading a book, listening to Merle Haggard on the stereo, and watching TV (how’s that for multi-tasking, huh?) The blonde is out and about.
The phone rings. It is from the blonde. She is at Sears in the Quintard Mall ...
“Sweetheart, I’m at Sears looking at vacuum cleaners. I can get a small one to go with a regular one. What do you think I should do?”
Recovering from the shock of her asking my permission for anything, I agree to the double dip and then make a mistake with “What’s going on, you asking my permission?”
From the other end, there is a happy laugh with:
“It’d be different if it were shoes and a dress.”
I managed a quiet goodbye (without choking), hung up, and went back to singing along with Merle. It seemed fitting he was in the middle of “I’m Gonna Sit Right Here And Drink” at the time.
JOE ESTEP deserves a standing ovation. Joe runs the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame and, this past Saturday night, put together another classic.
Held at the “new” Oxford Civic Center, the 2013 induction played to a near packed house.
Outstanding Joe, outstanding.
FOR THOSE asking, the Peach Man’s tomatoes are a week away, but Ken Easterling will be at Regions in Oxford on Friday morning at 6 with another load of Chilton County peaches.
If no sell-out in Oxford he heads for the Anniston post office along about 8 . . . but don’t bet he gets there.
IF YOU’RE lining up at the Walmart deli at Lenlock, I hope you get lucky and a young lady by the name of Vanesa Durham waits on you. She did for me a few days back and while I’ve had an unpleasant moment or two there, Vanesa left me feeling pretty good.
Walmart could use more like her.
BIRTHDAYS: June 12 – Annette Vice; June 14 – Sage Snow; June 15 – Twins Brettnie and Dakota Smith; June 17 – Aiden Lloyd; 11; June 18 – Don Beabout.
And Jeff Jones, June 17. A member of a vanishing breed (The Great Generation), Jeff drove a “weasel” jeep ashore at Normandy, June 6, 1944.
QUOTABLE: “My doctor tells me I should start slowing it down - but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let's all have another round.”
Thanks for visiting ...
George Smith may be reached at 256-239-5286 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.