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Talking Turkey and Other Goods in This Week’s Ads

Posted at 9:20 AM, Nov 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-18 09:56:22-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- It never failed; when I lived out-of-state for seven years and was left to get a Thanksgiving dinner around for just the two of us, I was always running to the store on Thanksgiving Day. If you are a lot like me, perhaps the deals I found this week will help you change your ways this year. (However, I think we are just eating out wherever we can find the best deal!)

Turkey Deals:

  • Family Fare, D&W: Any size Spartan frozen turkey 59 cents per pound with an additional $20 purchase ( yes card needed)
  • Meijer: You can get a 10 pound turkey for as low as 49 cents per pound all the way up to a 20 pound turkey for 64 cents per pound. Here’s the deal: you must spend an additional $20
  • Aldi: 10 to 22 pound frozen Butterball turkeys are 99 cent per pound. No additional purchase is needed

Fruit/Veggie Deals:

  • Family Fare: Buy one get one free, 8 pound bag of  Genuine Idaho Baking Potatoes along with cans of Freshlike Vegetables for 52 cents with a limit of 12. (yes card needed for both)
  • D&W: Jumbo California Seedless Navel Oranges, 10 for $10 (yes card needed)
  • Aldi: Whole pineapples, $1.49 each; 3 pound bag of onions, 79 cents

Other Food/Drink Deals:

  • Aldi: Chef’s Cupboard chicken or cornbread stuffing, 69 cents per box along with Homestyle Gravy 89 cents per jar
  • Family Fare: Three day savings event starts Thursday, Nov. 21. Some great deals include boneless skinless chicken breast, $1.79 per pound, fresh Sweet Potatoes 10 cents per pound along with Nabisco Snack Crackers, $1.77 per box. (yes card needed)
  • Walgreens: 24 pkg. of Nice! Spring Water, $2.79 (Walgreens card needed)

Toys and Beyond:

  • Meijer Toy Bogonanza: Select games are buy two, get one free of equal or lesser value; they also have select toys, buy one get one half off.
  • Walgreens: Select Purex Laundry Detergent, buy one get two free (Walgreens saver card needed)
  • Big Lots: Save $20 to $30 on already low-priced Christmas Trees
  • Gander Mountain Clothes 4 Souls: Donate a gently used winter coat or boots and receive a $20 gift card for a future purchase when you buy coats, boots, or cold weather accessories  equaling at least $99 (offer excludes Under Armour and Fieldwear)

Rockford Blockbuster ClosingNovember 22nd will be the last day open for business. You can get everything from previously viewed movies from $5.99 and under along with framed movie posters and fixtures

App and website of the week:

  • This site, or app, allows you to get all of the wonderful coupons that come in advertisement flyers for all kinds of places ranging from Jo-Ann Stores, Hobby Lobby all the way to Home Depot and Kohls.