| 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 16, 2010
| 2:48 PM
Looking for dinner ideas? Jack in the Box is offering 2 free tacos to each person after 2 p.m. Tuesday.
The fast-food chain has been working on their taco recipe and feels they have it just right, and now they want everyone to try it. No purchase is...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 9:12 AM
The week running up to Thanksgiving is one of the best weeks of the year to get grocery bargains, especially on beverages, chips, stuffing and naturally, turkey. All the grocery stores put the basics on sale, hoping to draw you into the store so that you'...
| Nov 20, 2010
| 4:38 PM
Through Dec. 9, the Great Park is participating in a toy drive to benefit children and families of Irvine's adopted Marine battalion from Camp Pendleton, according to a city press release.
The community is being asked to donate a new, unwrapped gift...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 8:27 AM
This is a (mostly) weekly series about grocery shopping for a family on a budget. Setting a budget and stick to it is the absolute No. 1 way to cut your grocery budget. Without clipping a coupon or reading a grocery circular, you will automatically...
| Dec 2, 2010
Having a husband who cringes each time it becomes apparent that we need to restock the refrigerator ("How much do you have to spend?" he asks, with a hint of a whine in his voice), I have become a reluctant penny-pincher. But it's not always easy to...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 9:34 AM
Check this out: My column about saving money on holiday meals has been posted on ChicagoTribune.com. In it, I mention that grocery stores will "probably" release a ham coupon by the week before Christmas. Well, since I wrote that, the grocery stores...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 1:30 AM
PIERRE - A federal prosecutor said Tuesday that his office won't file charges pertaining to accusations of illegal vote-buying leveled after South Dakota political parties offered food or food coupons at campaign rallies.
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 5:45 AM
First, it was gas prices, now food. Food prices across the board are up 4 percent. But, for some meat and pork, that hike could double before year's end.
Why? Experts say it's because of higher gas prices, and some of those recent outbreaks of severe...
| May 1, 2011
| 6:44 PM
I wanted to share my couponing experience at Walgreens and Kroger. I shopped at both stores this afternoon after spending about an hour matching coupons to the Sunday paper's sales ads.
At Walgreens, I netted $32 worth of products for $3 after Register...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Here are the best deals from the Jan. 2, 2011 Sunday newspaper ads. In this weekly write-up, I go through the coupons, grocery ads, drugstore deals and other noteworthy offers in the Sunday Chicago Tribune. If I've missed anything, I'd love to hear what...
| Jul 29, 2010
The annual Summer Reading Program is in full force, giving kids a chance to get prizes and have a splashingly good time.
The Huntington Beach Public Library's Summer Reading Program "Make a Splash: Read!" already has more than 4,200 children signed up,...