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  • Homemade jam on the cheap

    Nothing tastes better on a home-baked biscuit than homemade jam. But these days, when you start adding up the cost of jars, sugar, pectin and the fresh produce, it’s more… Click...

  • Readers win Centsible Saver giveaway prizes

    Did you enter any or all of my giveaways earlier this month to celebrate the third anniversary of Centsible Saver? If so, you’ll want to check this long list of… Click to Continue...

  • Back-to-school supplies deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    This Sunday starts the fourth week of school supply deals -- with prices starting at a penny. Take advantage of the sales while you can. And don’t forget to pick… Click to Continue...

  • CVS deals, July 27-Aug. 2

    At CVS this week, look for nice deals on Oral B battery toothbrushes and refills, Ragu pasta sauce, Speed Stick Gear, Revlon nail polish and select P&G products, including Tide. Click to...

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    Free frozen pizza offer from SavingStar

    This week’s Friday freebie is a Celeste Pizza for One.


    Don’t forget to claim your Kroger Friday freebie

    Kroger is offering a Friday freebie this week -- a Hormel Breakfast microwave meal.


    Amazon loss widens in second quarter on Thursday reported its biggest quarterly loss since 2012 as Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos builds more distribution warehouses, adds grocery deliveries and develops new smartphones and tablets.


    Harris Teeter deals, July 23-29

    Pick up several freebies at Harris Teeter this week, including House Autry cheese biscuit mix, Mahatma rice and Mueller’s pasta, along with fantastic deals on multiple cereals, some as low as 5 cents for a box. On top of that, there are generous deals on Harris shredded cheese, eggs and Smithfield...


    Lowes Foods deals, July 23-29

    If you missed out last week, you can still pick up free Angel Soft toilet paper and Rayovac batteries at Lowes Foods this week along with a 5-cent cereal deal, and nice deals on Kemp’s frozen yogurt, Pop Tarts, Land O Frost Bistro lunch meat and fresh cherries. On top of that, check out the...


    Kroger deals, July 23-29

    Look for nice deals at Kroger this week on peaches, plums, grapes (including organics), chicken, soda, bologna, hot dogs, yogurt (including organics), Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, Suave shampoo and several school supplies. Keep reading for all of this week's top deals at Triangle-area Kroger stores.


    Food Lion deals, July 23-29

    Look for good deals at Food Lion this week on chicken leg quarters, Pepsi, Ritz crackers and Jiffy peanut butter, Chips Ahoy cookies, Turkey Hill ice cream and Vlasic Farmer’s Garden pickles. Keep reading for all this week's top deals and coupon match-ups.


    Aldi deals, July 23-29

    Aldi stores have particularly good deals this week on green peppers, zucchini, sweet onions, organic baby carrots and organic grape tomatoes. The Wednesday specials on meat are on grass-fed organic ground beef and Jennie-O ground turkey. Keep reading for all of this week's top deals at Aldi stores...


    Triangle food trucks give back to Durham homeless community

    Durham's food truck community offered help to the city where they're part of a family. Spotty rain showers did not deter the customers, who stood in steady lines in the East Main Street campus parking lot for the food before returning to class at the mission or to shifts at work.


    Teachers to get 10% back on school supplies at Walmart

    In a first for Walmart, the giant retailer will give teachers a 10 percent rebate on purchases they make for their classrooms. Teachers who shop July 25 through July 31 will be eligible for the rebate on an estimated 15,000 products -- everything from pencils and notebooks to classroom posters. ...

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