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Mar 30, 2012 06:28 PM

Best thing you've found at a 99¢ Only Store?

Let's see, some gems I've found include Silk Organic Soymilk, Roland Truffle Oil, Lindt 90% Dark Chocolate, and bionaturae Organic Whole Wheat Pasta.

But the best thing I think I've found was probably a 6-pack of Spam (12 ounce cans).


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      1. We have $1.00 stores here. A couple years ago I bought a glass disposable pepper grinder filled with a nice blend of peppercorns. I put it in our camping kitchen gear. Have been very happy with it. I also find really peppery Ginger Snaps there.

        1. half pint Cream, dozen eggs, 8 oz pepper jack cheese, quart of oj, dozen bananas, bottle of 300 aspirin, sudoku book, 12 oz bag of Lay's potato chips, dozen eggs, 1 quart milk, Greeting cards. The 99 cent store is a boon for poor people.


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          1. re: dratlover

            see what you have is a really nice 99 cents store. Ours doesnt even have a fridge!

            1. re: girlwholovestoeat

              Gosh, that means you don't have things like eggs and ice cream at your store?

              1. re: ipsedixit

                nope...all we have are birthday hats, potato crisps, and crappy toys. Occasionally godiva truffles. but they aren't even 99 cents...:/

                1. re: girlwholovestoeat

                  I found out recently that there are different dollar stores. Some like our Dollar Tree store sell only items for $1.00 and then there is Family Dollar store and they have no refrigerator sections with some thngs well over $1.00.

                  I'm in the Northeast, so I guess it would depend on your area. Perhaps you may look into what names the real dollar store goes under in your area.


                  1. re: mcel215

                    Family Dollar is not a dollar store

          2. Nature valley fruit twists, omg, they are awesome, First time I ever seen them was in the local dollar store, and I can't find them anywhere else, except online and they are usually sold out.