The Pinch: Gift cards and free stuff



EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS AT LIBRARY: Do you love to read but new books aren't in your budget? Try using free eBooks and audiobooks from the public library. MP3 audiobooks for iPods and other listening devices are now available.

For more information, visit and click on Audiobooks/E-books on the right of the screen.


Sam's Club: Through June 20, Sam's Club shoppers can get a $10 Sam's Club Gift Card with a $40 purchase of eligible items. Customers can request their gift card at They must submit their online request by July 11 and allow six to eight weeks to receive the card, according to a sales insert.

There is a limit of one gift card per household. It is not required to make the $40 total purchase in one visit. The purchase requirement excludes tax.

This offer is valid only for members of Sam's Club. Participation varies by store.


PUBLIX BREAKFAST SALE: Through Tuesday, shoppers can find discounts at Publix's Summer Breakfast Sale.

The following items are buy one, get one free: Skippy Peanut Butter, Quaker Instant Grits, General Mills Fiber One Cereal, Entenmann's Donuts, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes cereal and Pepperidge Farm Swirl bread.

Other sale items include Pillsbury Pancakes, Smucker's Orchard's Finest Preserves, Jimmy Dean Breakfast Sausage, Yoplait Yogurt and Nestle Coffee-Mate Coffee Creamer.

OFFICEMAX: In today's newspaper, readers will find a brown paper bag from OfficeMax. Shoppers will get 20 percent off everything they can fit in the bag, plus case paper, printer accessories, furniture, chairs, storage and select OfficeMax print center services. The offer lasts through Saturday.


Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:34

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