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What is an item you use in your household that you always buy the cheap version of when buying?

Me it's bread-I don't eat it so the kids get the cheapest brand

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adakbride

Asked by adakbride at 2:18 PM on Aug. 12, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • Pine sol. It all works the same to me and its just to mop the floor!
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 2:18 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Scrubbing Bubbles, cream soups for cooking, peanut butter, cookies, eggs. I buy mostly off brand items. It would be easier to tell what I buy that is name brand.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 2:21 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • dish soap,aluminum foil,storage bags,garbage bags
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:24 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • There is very little I buy that is name brand, I'm cheap
    JCGoneLoony

    Answer by JCGoneLoony at 2:26 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • toilet paper
    KISS1224

    Answer by KISS1224 at 2:29 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Everything except dog food (Diamond brand), feminine products (Always & Kotex), dish soap (Dawn), dishwasher detergent (Cascade), trash bags (Glad), and bar soap (Dove).
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 2:33 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Household sundries: dish soap, sponges, rags, cleaning products, mops, brooms...etc..

    I do not scrimp when it comes to food, or personaly care/personal hygiene items.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 2:47 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I buy the store brand frozen veggies. I swear, I think they might actually be better. (Spartan or Kroger brand)

    I also buy Kroger paper towels, bread, cheese.

    I do not skimp on: toilet paper, peanut butter, olive oil, cleaning products--seriously, Windex is great, the generic sucks--dish soap, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent....
    BuddyRoo

    Answer by BuddyRoo at 3:54 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • What alot of people do not know is when it comes to "store brands" it all comes from the same food packing plants it just gets a different label slapped on the item. I used to work in a food packing plant so I do know a few secrets, lol. When it comes to food i am not commited to a brand I just buy what is one sale..
    I will always buy name brand bathroom and household items, cleaning supplies, with those there is a difference! between the name brand and the store brand.
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 4:07 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Bleach, dish soap/detergent, sponges, glass cleaner, and some food products (if being mixed with other fresh or high quality key ingredients)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 4:20 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

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