Friends, this weeks ads have some apple varieties that are unfamiliar to some of us in Central Ohio. Marc's is advertising Sonya Apples which are a cross between a Gala and Red Delicious Apple. They are sweet, firm and have a good crunch. Meijer has Pinata Apples on sale this week. They are described as crisp and juicy with a tropical twist. Tip: store apples in the refrigerator away from other fragrant fresh produce such as onions or garlic in order to keep them tasting fresh. Here are the deals for the week of January 25.

*Kroger White or Red Seedless Grapes - $.99 lb. Haas Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Organic or Conventional Mini Peeled Carrots - 10 for $10.00 Broccoli or Celery - 2 for $3.00 Blueberries or Blackberries - $1.99 (6 oz. blueberries or 1/2 pint blackberries) Personal Seedless Watermelons - 2 for $5.00 Red B Potatoes - $2.88 (3 lb. bag)

*Meijer Navel Oranges - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Grapefruit -2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Apples - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag assorted varieties) Baby Cut Carrots (2 lb. bag) 2 for $5.00 Roma or Beefsteak Tomatoes - $1.29 lb. Red or Idaho Russet Potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Avocados or Classic Mild or Spicy Guacamole - 5 for $5.00 Onions (Red, White or Sweet) $.77 lb. Organic Green Onions or Baby Cut Carrots 4 for $5.00 (1 lb. pkg) Washington Pinata Apples - $1.29 lb. Organic Mixed Baby Greens or Baby Spinach Clamshell - $3.99 (1lb. container)

Friends, this weeks ads have some apple varieties that are unfamiliar to some of us in Central Ohio. Marc's is advertising Sonya Apples which are a cross between a Gala and Red Delicious Apple. They are sweet, firm and have a good crunch. Meijer has Pinata Apples on sale this week. They are described as crisp and juicy with a tropical twist. Tip: store apples in the refrigerator away from other fragrant fresh produce such as onions or garlic in order to keep them tasting fresh. Here are the deals for the week of January 25.

*Kroger White or Red Seedless Grapes - $.99 lb. Haas Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Organic or Conventional Mini Peeled Carrots - 10 for $10.00 Broccoli or Celery - 2 for $3.00 Blueberries or Blackberries - $1.99 (6 oz. blueberries or 1/2 pint blackberries) Personal Seedless Watermelons - 2 for $5.00 Red B Potatoes - $2.88 (3 lb. bag)

*Meijer Navel Oranges - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Grapefruit -2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Apples - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag assorted varieties) Baby Cut Carrots (2 lb. bag) 2 for $5.00 Roma or Beefsteak Tomatoes - $1.29 lb. Red or Idaho Russet Potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Avocados or Classic Mild or Spicy Guacamole - 5 for $5.00 Onions (Red, White or Sweet) $.77 lb. Organic Green Onions or Baby Cut Carrots 4 for $5.00 (1 lb. pkg) Washington Pinata Apples - $1.29 lb. Organic Mixed Baby Greens or Baby Spinach Clamshell - $3.99 (1lb. container)

*Marc's Sonya Apples - $.99 lb. Red Seedless Grapes - $1.29 lb. Lemons or Limes - 2 for $4.00 Idaho Potatoes - $2.99 (8 lb. bag) Baby Cut Carrots or Red Radishes - $.89 (1 lb. bag) Grape Tomatoes - 2 Pints for $3.00 Haas Avocados - $.89 each Stuffing Mushrooms - 2 for $4.00 (14. oz. pkg) Celery Hearts - 2 bags for $3.00

*Carnival Foods Strawberries - 3 for $5.00 (1 lb. container) Red, White or Black Seedless Grapes - $1.68 lb. Lemons - 3 for $1.00 Radishes (1 lb. ) or Green Onions (5 oz.) 10 for $10.00 Idaho White or Russet Potatoes -2 for $5.00 Whole White Mushrooms - 4 for $5.00 (8 oz. pkg) Roma Tomatoes Tray Pack - $.88 lb. Haas Avocados - $.88 each Fresh Artichoke - 2 for $3.00

*Buehler's Vine Ripe or Roma Tomatoes - $.99 lb. Organic Romaine Hearts - 2 for $5.00 (3 ct.) Bi-Color Corn - 8 for $2.99 Strawberries - 2 for $5.00 Seedless Clementines - $6.99 (5 lb. box) Golden Ripe Pineapple - $2.99 (whole or cut) Wholly Guacamole - $3.99 (14 oz,)

*Walmart Haas Avocados $.68 each Roma Tomatoes - $.98 lb.

*Discount Drug Mart Red Skin Potatoes - 41.99 (5 lb. bag) Whole Mushrooms - $.99 (8 oz. pkg.) Strawberries - $2.49 lb.

The Anderson's Avocados - $.88 each Sweet Onions - $1.49 lb. Roma Tomatoes - $.99 lb.

*Aldi Broccoli Crowns - $.79 per pack (14 oz.) Baby Carrots - $.99 lb. Grape Tomatoes - $.99 per pack (10 oz.) Avocados $.59 each

For now happy shopping!

Laurie, TheBag Lady