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October 7, 2012

MELINDA HESTER: Save on fall cleaning with coupons, frugal thinking

ASHLAND — We’re committed to helping you save money on everything from food to clothing.

Did you know clothing is always marked down on holidays?

This includes all holidays, like Columbus Day on Monday. This is one of the best days of the year for discounts and is the third-biggest shopping day of the year. Check online for deals also.

Saving money by couponing and living frugally can allow nice vacations. Even little changes like packing your own soda and coffee with you all year can save enough for a trip to the mountains or the beach. Add in cooking at home and you can have a vacation to rival anyone’s.

Social media can also help with saving money. Pinterest or Facebook can be helpful. You can find recipes for cleaners on these sites to save money.

One of my favorite bathroom cleaners came from Pinterest. It is a teaspoon of blue Dawn dish liquid, 2 tsps. of white vinegar and fill a squirt bottle with hot water. Other tips include using hydrogen peroxide for blood stains on clothes or Fels-Naptha soap to pretreat stains. Kroger and Walmart have Fels Naptha in the detergent aisle.

It’s time to clean closets, and my biggest piece of advice would be donate to Goodwill. Anything you haven’t worn in five or 10 years needs to go. I reduced the contents of my closet to almost half and I absolutely love it. I have seperated the clothes by color; I have a blue section, white section, brown section and black section. It’s so easy to find an outfit now. Just keep the basics that you will wear in your closet.

Signups continue for the next class starting the last week of October at ACTC and goes through the third week of November.

Ok, here we go!

Jack’s Cardinal


‰Boneless pork loin - $1.89 a lb. I found a great recipe for this. Cover it in Hellman’s mayonnaise, chopped onion, 1 teaspoon of sage. Pack it firmly around the pork and bake at 425 degrees for 25 minutes. After baking, put it on a cutting board, slice it and lightly salt each piece.

‰New York strip steak - $7.99 lb.

‰Kings Hawaiian 4 pk. rolls - $1 coupon not valid on these. Good only on 12 packs.

‰Pepsi 24 pack - $6.99. $2 coupon off two.

‰Idaho potatoes 3 lb. bag - $1. Sounds like a deal to me.

‰Johnathan -McIntosh- Red Delicious Apples 3 lb. bag $2.99 (Fried Apples always go great with pork

‰Yellow onions 2 lb. bag - $1.

‰Sweet potatoes - $1 each.

‰Hudson cream flour 5 lb. bag - 2/$5 top grade flour.


‰Pumpkins - $1.99 each.

‰Artisan lettuce - .99 cents per pack.

‰Cauliflower - $1.29 each.

‰Red grapes - $1.50 per 2 lb. pkg.

‰Caramel apples - .99 cents per pack.

‰Pineapple - $1.99 each.


‰Pepsi Next 1 litre - $1. Use $1 off 2 coupon .50 cents each if you buy 2.

‰Swifter Dust and Shine furniture spray 9.7 oz. - $3.47. Use B1G1Free P&G coupon. $1.74 each If you buy two.

‰Head and Shoulders shampoo $4.97 - Use $2 on 1 P&G coupon. $2.97 each.

‰Childrens Robitussin Cough and Cold $4.74 - Use $3/1 RP $1.74.

‰Carnation milk - .98 cents. Use 50 cents off two = .73 cents each if you buy two.

‰Wet Ones 35 ct. $1.98 - Use $1/1 from redplum.com = .98 cents.

‰Purex Triple Action 33 load $2.97 - Use $1 /1 freesamplepurex.com = $1.97.

‰Sambazon juice 10.5 oz. $2.68 - Use $2/1 coupons.com = .68 cents.


‰Amish American cheese - $3.99 lb.

‰Jumbo glazed doughnuts - $2.99 ea.

‰Kretschmar Virginia ham - $3.99 lb.

‰Yellow onions 3 lb. bag - 2/$3.

‰Totino’s Pizza Rolls - 10/$10. Coupon .75 cents off three.

‰Honey Nut Cheerios - 2/$5. Coupon .50 cents off one that doubles = 2/$3.

‰Bugles - 2/$4. Coupon .50 cents off two that doubles.

‰Oxi acne care products - $3.99. Use coupon $2 off one and there’s also a $1 coupon.

‰Sargento shredded cheese - 2/$4. Coupon .40 cents that doubles. Expires Nov. 4.


‰Mars fun size candy bags - $2 each. $1.50 coupon off three.

‰John Frieda - $4.99. Coupon $7 off two and $1 off one.

‰Butterfinger, Reese, KitKat bag candy - $2.99. Coupon $1 off three expires 10/13.

‰Keebler cookies - $1.99.

‰Charmin 12 Roll - $5.49. ..25 cent coupon.

Rite Aid

‰Dove - 2/$7. $2 UP Coupon $2 off 1 body wash Use 2 = $1 for 2.

‰Sani Hands - $2.99. $2.99 rebate.

‰John Frieda shampoo or conditioner - $4.99. Coupon $7 off 2 $5 Up Reward.

‰Stylers or Glaze - $7.99. Precision Foam Hair Color -$11.99

‰Bayer aspirin - $10. Up when you buy $20 $3 coupon.

‰Zicam -$8.99 - $4 UP.

‰M&M’s 9.9 oz $2.99. $1 off any 2 coupon.

‰Gillette Fusion, ProGlide Razor - $9.99. $4 UP Reward - $4 coupon.

‰Nestle Pure Life water case of 24 - $3.99. $1 UP $1 coupon off two.

‰Purex Crystals - $3.99. $1 coupon.

‰Colgate Total Advanced - $2.99. $2 Up - .75 cent coupon = 24 cents ea. Limit two.

‰ThermaCare back patch - $3. $3 in-ad coupon = free. There is a $1 coupon to put you in the negatives just for fun.

‰Revlon - BOG2nd one 50% off. $4 UP Coupon $5. Limit two. Use two coupons if you can.


‰Nestle Pure Life water - $2.97. 24 pack Coupon $1 off two.

‰Purex detergent - BOGO Free. Coupon $1 Use two.

‰Cheerios - 2/$5. Coupon .50 cents, use two.

‰M&M’s - 3/$10. $3EB 3/$7. Coupon $1 off two.

‰Chips Ahoy - 2/$5. .50 cent coupon use two.

‰Honey Bunches of Oats - $1.99. Coupon $1 off two.

‰Starburst, Skittles singles - 4/$1. Limit one.

‰Glade - $4. EB when you buy $12.

‰Glade spray - .99 cents. .55 cents off any.

‰Glade Scented Oil Plugins refill - $4.49. Use coupon buy one get one Glade Expressions Fragrance Mist starter kit free.

‰Dove Men’s Body Wash - $5.49. $1 EB=$3.99 - $2 coupon on one = $1.99. Limit one.

‰Aussie or Herbal Essences - 2/$7. Use BOGOFree coupon and $1 coupon on the free one.

‰Pantene - 2/$8. $1 EB coupon. BOGOFree coupon and $1 coupon on the free one. Limit one

‰John Frieda any hair care - Spend $20 get $10 EB coupon. $7 off two and $1 coupon. Limit one.

‰Gillette Fusion razor - $9.99. $5 EB - $4 coupon = .99 cents.

‰Loreal hair color - 2/$12. $5 EB - $2 coupon. Use 2 limit 1 = $3 for 2.

‰StayFree pads 28 ct. - $3.99 - $2 coupon Limit 1.

‰Spend $10 on Pro Health toothpaste, rinse or toothbrush and get $5 EB Limit 2.

‰Crest Pro Health - $1.50 Coupon on one, Glide Floss 50 cent coupon, Oral B -50 cent , Pro Health Toothpaste -50 cent coupon.

‰Optic White Spend $10 get $5 EB Coupons $1 on Optic White Rinse, 75 cents off Optic White Toothpaste. No stated prices. Must see in store.

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