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  • Evening Roundup: Proof that LA’s cost of living is higher

    I posted some new Ralphs match ups earlier today, and one of the deals was for Barbara’s cereal, which is on sale for $3.10 when you buy 10 participating products. Well, Money Saving Mom reports that the same cereal is on sale for $2.59 at Dillons as part of the same promo (both chains are owned by the same parent company, Kroger, and so both are running the USO Buy 10, Get $4 off promo). That’s a $0.51 difference, or a price increase of 20%!

    Coupon NetworkCoupon Network added new coupons for $1/2 Hot Pockets brand Snackers, $0.50/1 Butterball Sub Starters, and $0.55/2 dozen eggs (valid only at Giant Eagle, Harris Teeter Food Markets, and Weis Markets).

    It’s Friends & Family time at Walgreens again! Get a printable coupon for 15% off your purchase (and 20% off Walgreens brands), valid tomorrow only (Friday, 5/11). Now I’m very happy I haven’t made it out to Walgreens yet this week!

    While you’re at Walgreens, pick up the FREE 8×10 prints. In addition to the one I mentioned this morning, you can get a second 8×10 for free with code FREE4ME2 (exp 5/12). I was rather proud of myself, as I made my own collage in Picasa, and then ordered that as an 8×10 print. Of course, we’ll see if they came out right when I pick them up tomorrow!

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    1. You don’t have to tell me twice that it’s more expensive to live in LA! A family member just bought a 5,000 sq ft home outside of CA for the same price we paid for our 1,100 sq ft home in Los Angeles.

      We don’t take as many vacations as our midwest relatives, but we seldom need to travel to “warm up our bones” like they do.

    2. That is the price we pay for great weather! Sun tax.