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Great ways to stock up

Great Ways to Stock Up this Week Between the Aisles!

December 31 – January 6

Lots of coupons expire on December 31st – remember to clean out your organizer and get ready to Save Time and Spend Less.

Plus will release new coupons on January 1st so gear up your printer for lots of coupons for healthy breakfast items, weight loss aids and foods, toothpaste and vitamins!

Ever wonder how to store food or how long food should last – Read on

How to read the table below.

RP - Red Plum P&G – Proctor & Gamble SS- Smart Source

The abbreviations stand for the names of the inserts that appear in the Sunday paper. The date after the abbreviation is the date that insert appeared in the Sunday Newspaper! Don’t worry if you do not get the Sunday newspaper you can find many of these coupons on


Deals good from 12/28 until 1/6

Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies, 13-14 oz, at $2.24 use $.55/1 Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies cocktail links, RP 11/16 Spend $1.14

Chex Mix or Bugles Snack Mixes, 6-8.7 oz, at $1.49 Buy 2 and use $.50/2 Chex Mix regular, Muddy Buddies, Popped or Xtreme, 4.5 oz +, SS 11/16 Spend $.99 each

Kellogg’s Mini Wheats Cereals, 15-18 oz, at $1.99 use $1/2 Kellogg’s cereals, 8.7 oz +, RP 12/07 Spend $1.49

Pillsbury Grands! Biscuits, 8 ct., $1 use $.30/2 Pillsbury refrigerated Grands! biscuits, SS 12/07 Spend $.70

Birds Eye Steamfresh or Recipe Ready Vegetables, 9-16 oz, $1.98

Huggies Jumbo Diapers or Pull-Ups, 11-44 ct., $8.99 use $2 off Huggies diapers, Pull-Ups or Little Swimmers 10-156 ct, OR GoodNites underwear or disposable bed mats, 7-31 ct. (Publix coupon), SS 12/07 Spend $6.99

Harris Teeter

Deals good from 12/31 until 1/6

Last week there were rumors of a Super Doubles coupon event for 12/31 – obviously that did not happen but it would not surprise me to see a great coupon event in January!

Evic Item Tide Laundry Detergent, 48-50 oz, $4.97, limit 2 use $2 off Tide detergent, excl 10 oz, Simply Clean & Fresh, PODS, trial size, PG 12/28 Spend $2.97

McCormick Seasoning or Sauce Mixes, 1-1.62 oz, $.70 use $.50/1 McCormick spice, herb, extract or food color, RP 12/07 Spend NOTHING!!

I learned the hard way this holiday season that spices and baking powder do expire and lose their potency. Baking Powder really lasts about a year after opened!

Ever had a question about how long food should last or the best way to store food ? My favorite website for reference is

Barber Foods Chicken Breast, 8 oz, at $2.74 use $1 off Barber Foods product, SS 10/19 Spend $1.74

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