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    These are a few of my favorite things...

    I don't know about you guys, but there are some things I'll happily buy in store brand form, and others that only brand names will do. I thought about this when I tripped across Febreze® Extreme Odor Eliminator - For Sport-Related Odors in Target today, and it reminded me of the problems you guys typically have with your body armor.

    In my house, there's only a few "name brand only" items.
    -Charmin Ultra Strong toilet paper
    -Dawn Dish Detergent
    -Gain Laundry Detergent
    -Shampoo and conditioner (varies depending on season but always name brand)
    -My facial cleanser
    -feminine supplies

    Is there anything in particular for you guys that just won't do in store brand form?
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    Charmin the soooooft kind...

    can't take store brand coffee

    kraft or borden cheeze

    not too picky on other stuff
    Job security...

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    If they make them, I wouldnt use store brand condoms....other than that all else is atleast a try once.
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    The first thing that comes to mind is Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil. I have yet to find a store brand that's better.

    Oh, and Heinz catsup.




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    I try to buy store brands for anything if they're available, unless there's a sale that makes a name brand cheaper than the store brand.

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    Reynold's Aluminum Foil
    Reynold's Wrap
    Girly products
    Shampoo (though it's not "store" name brand - more like salon name brand)
    Charmin
    Hunt's Ketchup
    Macaroni & cheese (when it's not homemade)
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    Deodorant

    That's the only thing I don't skimp on.

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    The ones I use are from having had unpleasant or unsatisfactory experiences with store brands and haven't been able to find a name brand I like better. Going to have to give Reynold's Wrap aluminum foil and Hunt's ketchup a try.
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    I don't like much of anything that is store-brand. Wish I did.
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    I like Kirkland products. They are also easier on my wallet.
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    Heinz catsup, Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce, Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing, Sargento Cheese, Right Guard/Degree/Secret(for the wife), Gain Detergent and Dish liquid, Ragu Spaghetti sauce, and of course the kids' cereals.
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    I agree with the T.P. choices and deodorant, but just about anything else, I'll get the store brand.
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    Gaah! I totally forgot about deodorant! National brands for both hubby and I on that one. Toothpaste too. Guess I'm pickier than I thought.
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    I will never buy kraft or sargento...... Shullsburg all the way!

    TP, cheapest while comparing square footage. Can be had for $2.99 for a 12 double roll pak here

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    My hubby will only eat Miracle Whip and Heinz Ketchup, other than that I'll use store brands

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    Gaah! I totally forgot about deodorant! National brands for both hubby and I on that one. Toothpaste too. Guess I'm pickier than I thought.
    I forgot about deodorant, too! Almay clear gel hypoallergenic fragrance free.

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    Prozac.....no store brand for me there!!


    Remember; The good Lord made us family, but Prozac made us friends!!






    I dont do the shopping so I cant be picky with what the wifey buys.
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