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January 30, 2009
Last minute "super" savings

Smart & Final had a shiny insert in The Bee on Friday. It was filled with savings designed especially for "Super Sunday." There's Johnsonville brats for $3.49; Hillshire Farm Lit'l smokies 2lbs/$5.99; Hass avocado 5/$1 and Mission tortilla chips 2/$5. A couple of coupons are worth mentioning: Tyson chicken wings $2 off a 5lb bag and Stouffer's lasagne $2 off a 96oz tray.

SAFEWAY is using a Free Pizza coupon to get you into the store on Sunday. In The Bee on Sunday you will find a coupon for a free Signature Cafe pizza when you spend $25 on groceries. If you are heading there to stock up for the game, remember avocados are 67-cents each; Lay's chips and Nabisco crackers are $1.69; General Mills Raisin Bran and Cheerios are $1.99 a box; Lucerne large eggs are BOGO for the 18-count container and there's the coupon for 4-12 packs of soda for $7.99.

Inside the Sunday ad, you will find coupons for a deli sandwich ($3.99); Signature Cafe soup ($3.99) and Signature Cafe salad ($3.99). Also, you can get a free side dish when you purchase a roasted chicken. But the best coupons/savings are on the back page where there's a coupon to save $10 off your next purchase (spend $50 this time). The other clip-worthy coupon is for Orowheat Variety Breads at $1.99 a loaf. Also worth mentioning: Campbell's Chunky soup for 99-cents a can; asparagus for $1.48 a pound and Mott's apple juice for 99-cents.

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About Shop Cheap

Pam Dinsmore is The Bee's Community Affairs Director. When she's not working, she's shopping. The goal of this blog is to help you save time and money at the grocery store. She's pretty good at it but she can't do it alone. That's where you come in, sharing your tips and secret methods for saving money. You can either respond to the blog or email her at

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