| Jan 21, 2011
| 9:25 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Governments must work with industry to restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar and dangerous fats targeted at children to tackle an epidemic of obesity and other diseases, health officials said on Friday.
The call is part...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 4:48 AM
UPDATE: Don't throw away your Sunday paper. On p. 9 of the Tribune there's a coupon for $10 off a turkey with a separate $20 purchase. It's good for Jennie-O, Farm Fresh, Perdue or Butterball, fresh or frozen. They point out that a 16 lb. frozen Jennie-...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 1:33 PM
Social shopping is the new trend in Internet commerce these days.
Websites have sprouted up, promising great discounts if a certain number of people sign up to buy. Groupon and LivingSocial are some of the most prominent, but a small Maryland startup...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:06 PM
This photo shows what I made with an unadvertised Jewel-Osco sale item and a sweet coupon deal today: Frugalista's Cheapo Summer Cooler. To make, pick up a 1/2 gallon of Oberweiss lemonade, on sale through May 22 for $1.50 (plus bottle deposit), and...
| May 13, 2011
If you want a better work-life balance, consider trying to land a job at Nestle Purina Petcare Company, where you can bring your dog into the office; MITRE, a technology-consulting organization that employees say is family-friendly; or SAS Institute, a...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago Jewel-Osco grocery stores for the week of June 9, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:14 AM
You can tell it's summer -- the best sales at Chicago grocery stores are all produce! I love it, too.
This week at Jewel-Osco, fresh chicken split breasts or thighs is $1 a pound, and you can get all kinds of berries for $1.99 a package. There are...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago grocery stores Jewel-Osco for the week of Jan. 27, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Here are the best deals on offer at Dominick's for the week of Jan. 27. My favorite deals are 3 lbs frozen meatballs for just $5 (Friday-Monday only),
In this weekly Dominick's write-up, I'll list the items from the Wednesday ad that are at or close...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 1:31 PM
This week Dominick's has a few special things going on: There's a $10 off $50 coupon in the Chicago Tribune Good Eating section (If you haven't gotten your paper yet because of the blizzard, hopefully you will get it eventually!), there are a few one-day-...
| Nov 28, 2010
Settled on the sofa watching the usual rubbish on TV, I notice that predictable, uncontrollable, nightly craving. At first, I sit there, fighting it. But the longer I fight, the worse it gets. After 20 minutes, I can't concentrate on anything, I feel...