Prep for holiday baking
Chips, sugar, condensed milk, flavorings: This is the time of year to find coupons and sales on baking ingredients. Find a 75-cent coupon for Nestle Toll House morsels and a 55-cent coupon for Dixie Crystals sugar in the Nov. 4 SmartSource circular. Find a 35-cent coupon for Pillsbury frosting, cookie or quick bread mixes, a 55-cent coupon for Eagle sweetened condensed milk, four coupons for Domino sugar items and three coupons for McCormick extracts in the Nov. 4 RedPlum circular.
Free eggs with membership rewards: Kmart Shop Your Way members can get a free dozen large eggs when you buy $20 or more of health, beauty or grocery products. Members also can get a free cosmetic bag ($6.99) when you spend $30 or more on holiday fragrance, nail or cosmetic gift sets.
Post cereals: Post cereals are buy one, get one free. Use the $1-off-two coupon from the Nov. 4 RedPlum circular (check store for actual cereal prices).
BOGO on Sundown, Flexamin, Ester C, Osteo Bi-Flex, Nature’s Bounty: Rite Aid has “buy one, get one free” sales on vitamins including Sundown, Flexamin, Ester C, Osteo Bi-Flex and Nature’s Bounty. Use the Nov. 4 RedPlum coupons to save more. At Rite Aid, you can only use one manufacturers coupon for each pair of items in a “buy one, get one free” deal.
Pantene, Clairol, Aussie: Target has Pantene (12.6 ounce) shampoo or conditioner on sale for $3.33. Use the $1 coupon from the Oct. 28 Procter & Gamble circular to pay $2.33. Clairol Herbal Essences and Aussie selected hair care products are on sale for $2.50 each. Use the coupon for $1 off two from the Oct. 7 RedPlum circular to pay $2 each.
Colored pencils, markers, paper: It’s Dollar Days at Staples, which means you can stock up on some school supply basics if you are low. Rose Art colored pencils 12 ct. are $1, 10 ct. Crayola markers are $2, and 4 ct. retractable pens are $1. Staples 8.5 by 11 paper 10 ream case is buy one, get one free. Regularly-priced at $49.99 per case, you’ll pay $2.50 per ream when you buy two cases.
The full Coupon Mom column appears Thursdays in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Deal Spotter section. It’s full of great local deals and exclusive offers. Visit the Coupon Mom website for more great finds.
– Coupon Mom, for the AJC Atlanta Bargain Hunter blog