| Feb 16, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Last week was a busy grocery shopping week in Chicago with that Jewel-Osco Catalina deal, but this week should be calmer. I just finished scrutinizing the ads, and here is a look at the overall picture for grocery bargains in Chicago this week:...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are the top deals and coupons found in this weekend's Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite deals this week are free Dove deodorant at Walgreens (after coupons) and the free oatmeal at McDonalds coupon.
COUPONS: Just one insert this week, a RedPlum....
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:06 AM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago grocery stores Jewel-Osco for the week of Feb. 10, 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...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 10:43 PM
I admit, I am one of those parents who hoards Box Tops. I thrive on the competition of collecting the most in our school. My husband says I’d be better off just donating the money. So we wanted to know is it a waste of time to collect Box Tops?...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Here are the top Dominick's deals for the sale week that begins Thursday, Feb. 24. I don't list every single item in the ad -- just the items that are near their cyclical low prices or have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deal this week...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago grocery stores Jewel-Osco for the week of March 3, 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 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...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 5:39 PM
Hopping seeks district apology
Bruce Hopping, a local activist and founder of the Kalos Kagathos Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to educate youth to respect and preserve the body, mind and environment, solicited an apology from the Laguna Beach Unified...
| 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...