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Do you splurge on the name brand products???

Like Tide instead of Purex, Palmalive (or another name brand) instead of the store brand, Coke or Pepsi instead of the store's Cola. Glad or Hefty instead of the stores brand.... ya get the point????

I am so paranoid about the products I use. I literally scrounge to buy brand names. Not because I am rich or uptight (because I am not) but I think they work better. AND I LOVE COKE- I DON'T LIKE STORE BRAND COLA.
Most foods tho- I buy the off brands.

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alinzasmommy

Asked by alinzasmommy at 12:11 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • except Whales- that ya get t the Dollar store- I have to have Pepperidge Farm brand Goldfish- never an eception
    alinzasmommy

    Answer by alinzasmommy at 12:13 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I hate most generic foods so yes Im a brand lover and buyer but I do use coupons too.
    mom_wrhsc

    Answer by mom_wrhsc at 12:13 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I agree with you on the cola...store brand has a funny taste. Pepsi - yum! And Dawn dish soap, I won't buy a cheaper brand.

    Most other things though, I buy store brand.
    Pollymom

    Answer by Pollymom at 12:14 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I always buy name brand things. I know it's not wise, financially, but I just feel like they work better.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:14 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I am a brand name person as well. I don't like the taste of generic foods and I don't like generic cleaners. I like the hunt for coupons and I am always on the look out for sales.
    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 12:16 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • how about all cleaning supplies??? I buy the name brands there and I personally think they work the best.
    alinzasmommy

    Answer by alinzasmommy at 12:16 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I always buy name brand products. I hate generics. There is a reason they are cheaper, plain and simple. I don't care about the cost.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:17 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • mom_wrhsc ---- yes COUPONS ARE FANTASTIC!
    alinzasmommy

    Answer by alinzasmommy at 12:17 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • We use dawn dish soap, Hefty trash bags, Hellman's mayo, and Kraft Miracle whip. Those are the few things that we buy brand name on. Pretty much everything else is generic. My SO will occasionally buy brand name snacks like Dorittos and Goldfish.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 12:18 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I mostly buy name brands, but I will buy store brand on a few items like frozen vegetables because there's not much you can really go wrong with there, its just frozen vegetables. As long as they are product of USA that is. Also garbage bags, I buy Ruffies. They work well and are the cheapest ones I can find other than dollar store ones that rip too easy. But for the most part I do buy name brand (Kraft foods, Nabisco foods, Del Monte canned vegetables, DiGiorno pizza, All laundry detergent...) but I find all the coupons I possibly can lol!
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 12:22 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

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