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Being a military spouse has its many challenges. One of the challenges is trying to feed your family on a limited income. I thought it would be helpful to the many of us SD'rs out there that are military or military spouses to have an official Deca/ Commissary thread. There are so many great deals and YMMV by store, but at least here you may be able to look for a deal that you might not have known about before. I HTH someone save a little for thier family!! Enjoy! Smilie

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Case Lot Sales: Find out when your commissary has theirs! Just click here. [commissaries.com]
OP: Krissyo

Coupon Policy [commissaries.com] overage policy top of page 48

Nearest Commissary? [commissaries.com]

Commissary Class / Matrix [ala-national.org]

Weekly Ad
OP Krissyo for this info!

KRAFT MILITARY SALES [kraftfoods.com]

MAXI SAVER [maxisavergroup.com]

Commissary PLANOGRAM [commissaries.com]
Lists products / Shelf Space / UPC #s

BUYTHECASE [buythecase.net]
Resource for UPC #s and information on how many products are in a case.


Good Deal


Free/ Overage

Coupons, Blinkies and Tearpads to look for:


IMPORTANT COUPONING INFO:
Subject = ScotchBrite Coupon

Message
Hi.
I accessed your website and found a $1 off any one product coupon that
expires June 30, 2010. I tried to use the coupon today and was told the coupon is
"fraudulent." However, I found it on your website.
Are you not honoring the coupon you posted?
It certainly is embarrassing to have someone tell me the coupon I got from
a manufacturer's website is fraudulent.
Thanks,
XXXX XXXX

Dear xxxx,

Thank you for contacting 3M regarding our Scotch-Brite(TM) internet printed
coupons.

It is up to the retailers as to which coupons they will accept. This is
still an active coupon. We suggest you try another retailer.

If we can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact us.

Best Regards,

Colleen
Home Care Division
1-800-846-8887
www.scotchbrite.com

Patron Comments: I was told I could not use my Scotch-Brite coupons at the
XXXX AFB commissary because the coupons are fraudulent. The coupons were
obtained from: http://www.3m.com/us/home_leisure...nailsaver/
The current coupon is:
http://www.3m.com/us/home_leisure...coupon.pdf The
coupon available when I printed my coupons was the same coupon, except it
was for $1 off one product. Can you tell me what is fraudulent about these
coupons? Is 3m not honoring them? It certainly is embarrassing to be accused
of trying to use fraudulent coupons when I got the coupons from the
manufacturer's website. Thank you

Dear Ms. XXX

Thank you for accessing the Defense Commissary Agency's web site with your
concern. I apologize for any inconvenience you experienced at the XXX
Commissary.

I cannot tell you why the commissary did not accept your coupon; when a
commissary informs you a coupon is counterfeit, we expect them to be able to
show you the notice. I researched the counterfeit coupon alerts we have
provided to the commissaries and did not find one for Scotch-Brite brand
products.

I am copying Ms. xxxx, Scott Store Director, on this e-mail. I
suggest you contact her at xxx-xxx-xxxx to set up an appointment to meet
with her on your next visit to discuss the specifics of your coupon and the
items presented for purchase.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to address this issue. I encourage
you to continue to take advantage of your commissary benefit and the 30
percent plus overall savings. If you need assistance in the future, please
do not hesitate to contact Ms. xxxx or any member of her management
staff.

Sincerely,

xxxxxxxxx

The Commissary - It's Worth the Trip!
OP jteef1

Walgreens RR CAN be used at the Commissary, see below:

Ms. Lxxxxx,

I don't see anything in the fine print limiting redemption to Walgreen's,
although naturally they want you to use it there since the promotional money
is being provided for their company! So, yes, the commissary can accept
this.

Danna S. Eldridge
Customer Service Division/DOC
Performance & Policy
Phone: 804-734-8000 Ext. 48772
DSN: 687-8000 Ext. 48772
Fax: 804-734-8009 Ext. 78772
The Commissary - It's Worth the Trip!

She has contact the three following commissaries that I personally know of,
HAFB
NCBC Gulfport
Keesler Air Force Base Commissary

and this is her email
Danna.Eldridge@deca.mil

She has been super about answering our questions (we have been working on clarifying this since mid April(2010)) and because of her fantastic customer service we want to commend her to her supervisor! So if you feel the same I am sure she would appreciate to know what a great customer service agent she is.
OP sheilamac2009

[B]ICE comment cards for each individual AAFES & Commissary. Look for your base and submit a comment card to let the store know how they are doing or if you have any complaints HERE [disa.mil][/B] OP thelahaiesfamil

OVERSEAS COMMISSARY INFO:

Just a Note: Overseas Commissaries take Manufacturer Coupons up to 6 months past the expiration dates. Stateside Commissaries do not.

Where do you send Expired Coupons for Overseas Military Families? Click here to find out!
[about.com]

http://ocpnet.org/ is another great site with lots of up to date overseas military addresses to send your coupons to. The Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes and boxes are the fastest and cheapest way to send your coupons overseas. Military families can use expired coupons for up to 6 months after they expire, so keep in mind that it takes a week or two for your package to arrive and time to sort and distribute all of your coupons.

List of Compiled Printable and Internet Coupons HERE

http://www.conagracommissarydeals...-deals.jsp military only IP

Military Discount Thread in SD HERE

Rewards card link:
https://deca.couponselectionpage.com/offers/all

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Wow, that's crazy and yet doesn't surprise me at all.
I would have to say that there are a bunch of wonderful people there. But then there is still an undercurrent of bad feelings toward coupon use by some employees. I don't think it is against coupon use in general, as it is against those of us who use a lot of coupons.

Back in the day we really had to fight to get them to stop bullying us so much for using coupons. This thread was SO supportive and SO helpful. We were here to support each other though the process.

I THINK it has improved quite a bit on base. But I can never be sure, because I only know how they treat me. And, based on what I have heard from some people, I think that certain employees still pull their judgmental behavior when they think they can get by with it.

They have apparently had some problems with misuse of coupons there too. So anytime they have to crack down on that... people can go a little overboard.

I was surprised to hear that people are still able to stack coupons at the commissary. But I was talking to a couple girls who were telling me about all the wonderful deals they were getting on base - and how they could use a manufacturer's coupon AND a military coupon on the same item. EEK!

I told them that stacking is not supposed to be allowed - and that military store coupons ARE manufacturer coupons. However, I am not sure if they are willing to give up such "good deals", as long as the cashiers allow them to stack the coupons.

Scott does have a lot of great employees. But they need some consistency. The coupons you are able to use should not be contingent on who happens to be working that day. It is either valid coupon use or it is not. Period. If it is valid, it should be valid no matter who is working. If it is not valid, it should be not valid no matter who is working.

I ran by there today and picked up a few things. The cashier told me I couldn't use a $1 Lindsay olive coupon on a 99 cent can of items "because the item was less than the coupon."

I only had one question for him - "Are you new here?"

Yes. He was. Smilie He really didn't know.
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I am not sure if it is just at Scott - or other places too.

But I found Cedar's Spinach Dip for $1.45. (25 cent coupons on tear pad). (Over by the salad stuff)
This might just be at my base because they expire 12/11.

Smucker's peanut butter and chocolate - 12 ounce .39 cents.
YUMMY! Licklips

Watch out on these. Some expire April 2013. Some expired in July 2012. I am sure the peanut butter and chocolate would still be good - but for stocking up, I head for the not expired yet food.
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I would have to say that there are a bunch of wonderful people there. But then there is still an undercurrent of bad feelings toward coupon use by some employees. I don't think it is against coupon use in general, as it is against those of us who use a lot of coupons.

Back in the day we really had to fight to get them to stop bullying us so much for using coupons. This thread was SO supportive and SO helpful. We were here to support each other though the process.

I THINK it has improved quite a bit on base. But I can never be sure, because I only know how they treat me. And, based on what I have heard from some people, I think that certain employees still pull their judgmental behavior when they think they can get by with it.

They have apparently had some problems with misuse of coupons there too. So anytime they have to crack down on that... people can go a little overboard.

I was surprised to hear that people are still able to stack coupons at the commissary. But I was talking to a couple girls who were telling me about all the wonderful deals they were getting on base - and how they could use a manufacturer's coupon AND a military coupon on the same item. EEK!

I told them that stacking is not supposed to be allowed - and that military store coupons ARE manufacturer coupons. However, I am not sure if they are willing to give up such "good deals", as long as the cashiers allow them to stack the coupons.

Scott does have a lot of great employees. But they need some consistency. The coupons you are able to use should not be contingent on who happens to be working that day. It is either valid coupon use or it is not. Period. If it is valid, it should be valid no matter who is working. If it is not valid, it should be not valid no matter who is working.

I ran by there today and picked up a few things. The cashier told me I couldn't use a $1 Lindsay olive coupon on a 99 cent can of items "because the item was less than the coupon."

I only had one question for him - "Are you new here?"

Yes. He was. Smilie He really didn't know.
You would think they would give the new cashiers (or all for that matter) a quick course in the do's and don'ts of couponing. I mean the least they could do if they don't want to take the time to train them is to give them a cheat sheet with basic coupon knowledge so they can be more confident in the proper policy. But yes, consistency would be great!!
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You would think they would give the new cashiers (or all for that matter) a quick course in the do's and don'ts of couponing. I mean the least they could do if they don't want to take the time to train them is to give them a cheat sheet with basic coupon knowledge so they can be more confident in the proper policy. But yes, consistency would be great!!
Speaking of coupons....
Did you know that you can use manufacturer coupons that are printed in grocery sale flyers? (The manufacturer coupons; not the store coupons....)
This week Shop N Save has a Man Q for $3 off wyb 1 Velveeta and 2 cans of Rotel.
I see Market Place (Columbia) has a coupon for $5 / 5 Oscar Meyer Cold cuts, hot dogs, turkey bacon, fully cooked bacon, thick cut bacon, lunchables, and Claussen Pickles. nod
(I wish it included cheese...)
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Speaking of coupons....
Did you know that you can use manufacturer coupons that are printed in grocery sale flyers? (The manufacturer coupons; not the store coupons....)
This week Shop N Save has a Man Q for $3 off wyb 1 Velveeta and 2 cans of Rotel.
I see Market Place (Columbia) has a coupon for $5 / 5 Oscar Meyer Cold cuts, hot dogs, turkey bacon, fully cooked bacon, thick cut bacon, lunchables, and Claussen Pickles. nod
(I wish it included cheese...)

no i didn't know that. I know family dollar has coupons in there paper all the time i wonder if any of those are manufacturer coupons.
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Comm. Shopping Today...

Ocean Spray Craisins or Trail Mix $1.29
- $1/1 Tear Pad right by product
= $.29

California Pizza Kitchen Large Pizza $3.98
- California Pizza Kitchen Large, $1.50/1 Print [coupons.com] 03110 or $1/1 Print [coupons.com] 77477
= $2.48

Breakstones Sour Cream 16oz $.79
- Breakstones or Knudsen's Sour Cream 16oz+, $1/1 Print [coupons.com] *77477
= $.21 OVERAGE!
THANK YOU MsGal for posting this Q in the Printables Thread! Thumbup

Colgate Single Toothbrush $.95
- Colgate Manual Toothbrush $.50/1 Print [coupons.com] 77477
= $.45
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Some are and some aren't. Make sure it says Manufacturer coupon. And that it doesn't say "Redeemable ONLY at." It is okay if it says "Redeem at" - but it can't have the exclusive wording of ONLY.

If you look at the bar codes for store coupons and manufacturer coupons, it is usually pretty easy to tell them apart.

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no i didn't know that. I know family dollar has coupons in there paper all the time i wonder if any of those are manufacturer coupons.
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Some are and some aren't. Make sure it says Manufacturer coupon. And that it doesn't say "Redeemable ONLY at." It is okay if it says "Redeem at" - but it can't have the exclusive wording of ONLY.

If you look at the bar codes for store coupons and manufacturer coupons, it is usually pretty easy to tell them apart.
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Does anyone know the price of the Miracle Whip? I still haven't made it out there. Hoping to by Friday. Smilie
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Happybday Happybday I hope you have had a special day! Happybday Happybday
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Happybday Happybday I hope you have had a special day! Happybday Happybday
Thanks HD I worked today but I am taking off Friday instead. DH doesn't feel good but he really tried to make it a special day which the fact that he tried is all that really matters.

Remember that coke is giving away 4 12 pack coupons starting in 10 minutes for 30 points each
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wave Everyone LTNP Big Grin.

There is a $1.25 off Dixie PerfeTouch Cups HERE [dixie.com], the last time I looked at the price on these (which was over the weekend) they were $1.49, so cheap after coupon. There is also a $0.75 off coupon HERE [dixie.com]

Be on the lookout for the $0.75 wishbone salad dressing hangtag commissary Q, these are $1.75 each so only $1 after Q. I'm sure it's a YSMV on the coupons.

Nivea Lip Care are priced at $1.25 each there is a $3/2 Nivea Lip Care Q (12/2/12) RP = FREE with overage

$2 off 2 Glade Holiday Solids printable Coupon [facebook.com] i haven't check the commissary yet this week to see if they do have the Holiday ones but this is still a gr8 Q to use Smilie.

Bic Soleil Bella disposable Razors are on Sale for $3.78
Print $2 off Bic Soleil Bella [facebook.com] = $1.78 each

HTH's

Quick ? I know I use to use the Wags RR's when we were stationed at DMAFB in AZ, but my friend went sometime in May and was told they no longer honor them. Same goes here on McGuireAFB they will not take them. Is anyone else having this problem at their base?

TIA
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Thanks HD I worked today but I am taking off Friday instead. DH doesn't feel good but he really tried to make it a special day which the fact that he tried is all that really matters.

Remember that coke is giving away 4 12 pack coupons starting in 10 minutes for 30 points each
Well I hope he feels better and y'all have a super time on Friday. hug

I've been trying to order the 12 packs but the site is so slow! Plus it now says in the site that the limit is one per customer. Mad I ordered bunches last year.
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Happybday Happybday I hope you have had a special day! Happybday Happybday
Ditto! Ditto! Ditto!


HD - I finally got a phone. But it is a smart phone and so it will take me 75 years to figure it all out.

I have also actually gone shopping again. (But I went to Walmart tonight and so I am about ready to crawl back in my cave again).

What a sweet tribute you paid to your husband on facebook for your anniversary. heart
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HD - I finally got a phone. But it is a smart phone and so it will take me 75 years to figure it all out.
Applause

I just got my very first Smartphone, too, about 3 weeks ago. I got a Nokia Lumia 822 Windows phone from Verizon and LOVE it!!!! heart



HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRISTEL!!!!! hug
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