Like the Killer Bees, I remember hearing that this day was coming. The day, of course, when major grocery chains stopped doubling coupons, leaving us dangerously close to retail prices on essentials like microwave SoftPretzels and Chore Boy scrubby sponges.
Well, according to a news flash from Mister Jalopy, that sad day is finally upon us.
From my debriefing:
Tragedy has struck in
the form of discontinuation of the double-couponing at Vons and Pavilions
markets. When I got the news, I informed the checker that this would be the
last time Pavilions would have the pleasure of my patronage as I thrust a
finger in the air. Only after leaving did it dawn on me that perhaps there
was no double-couponing grocery store in Los Angeles. Hopefully, the kind
readers of blogging.la will have some input before my, admittedly, ample
supplies of 20 cent Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, 9 cent microwave SoftPretzels
and free toothbrushes are exhausted.
What do you say, people? Can we help a brother out?
I’m pretty sure Ralph’s is still in the Double Coupon game, but beyond that I have no info. Does anybody out there know?