See I told you, this would help!
- SC = Store Coupon
- MC = Manufacturer Coupon
- SS = Smart Source
- RMN = Retail Me Not
- PG = Proctor and Gamble
- WYB = When You Buy
- B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
- .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
- .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
- EXP = Expiration Date
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I often get asked what the infamous acorns on Southern Savers lists mean. Many times I find that folks are confused and think this points only only the deals to stock up on.
Actually all the deals on the list are good deals. I don’t list the entire weekly ad, because many items are actually really bad prices. Our goal in saving money is buy items at their lowest price (generally at least 40% off the regular price) and stock up on them. So I try to make sure after coupons the deals have hit that mark.
An acorn gets added if I think it’s a crazy deal. Sometimes the list of deals can be a mile long and I don’t want you to miss a freebie or 10¢ deal half way down the list. Enter the acorn, and now your eye can’t miss the awesome deal in the midst of the sea of deals!
Sometimes a list will have no acorns… that can mean two things. Either I didn’t see anything that was an amazing price or I just completely forgot to add acorns. Just remember, acorn or no acorn, if it’s on the list you are good to go ahead and grab the item today.
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