Deals Diva digs up discounts for food, paint, haircuts

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- It is always a good time to save money.  That is why we asked Deals Diva Alicia Markham to dig up discounts.  She found bargains for food, paint and haircuts.

Here are some of Alicia’s favorite deals at the grocery store this week:


*Buy 1 pack of Athenos Feta cheese, get 2 free
*Boneless, skinless chicken breasts for $1.88/lb.
*Buy 4 save $4 Sale
     -Starbucks Frappuccino 4 packs for $3.99
     -Gatorade 8-packs for $3.99
     -Kellogg's cereals for $1.99

*Large yellow peaches, nectarines, red and black plums, and Barlett pears are $.69/lb.
*Bashas' milk is $1.89/gallon
*16 oz. containers of strawberries for $.99
     (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

*Double fuel points throughout the month of August with electronic coupon
 *Buy 5 save $5 Sale
     -HUGE boxes of General Mills cereal for $1.99
     -Jif peanut butter for $1.99
     -Powerade 8-packs for $3.49

*Buy 2 12-packs of Coke, get 2 free
*Pork loin chops for $1.49/lb.
*Lean Cuisines for $1.85/each
*Buy one container of strawberries get one free

Here are some other great deals around town Alicia tracked down:

*One of Alicia’s favorite local sites for restaurant discounts is  They offer half off certificates to 72 of the best restaurants in town. Try out places like Arcadia Tavern, The Vig, Central Bistro, Crust, Eddie's House, San Felipe’s, and Province.  There really is something for everyone.

Today only (Wednesday, Aug. 7) you can save an extra 20 percent off the half off price with promo code ALICIA. The code is good through midnight tonight.

 *Get $50 to spend at Hobe Meats on their high-end meat for $15 with promo code!

*You can pick up a FREE quart of paint this Saturday at Ace Hardware with the coupon you'll find on my site. There are a limited number of free quarts available at each store, so you may want to arrive early.

*If anyone in the family needs a haircut it's a great week to head to Great Clips! Through Aug. 9, haircuts are only $7.99. That's perfect for back to school.