Today, Friday, December 12, Safeway is offering many items for $5 each or less. This week’s best bargains include: Campbell’s Chunky soup for $1 (18.6- to 19-oz.), Gold Medal flour for $1.67 (5-lb.), C&H granulated sugar (10-lb.), Betty Crocker cookie mix for $1.67 (14- to 17.9-oz.), Beach Barbie doll (while supplies last), Alexia or Ore-Ida potatoes for $2.50 (11- to 32-oz.), Softsoap liquid soap refill (56-oz.), Dunkin’ Donuts coffee (11- to 12-oz.), Mission tortilla chips for $1.67 (13-oz.), Keebler sandwich crackers for $1.67 (10.4- to 11.04-oz.), smartwater for $1 (1-liter), Lucerne cheese for $2.50 (6- to 8-oz.), Nabisco Snak-Sak for $1 (8-oz.), Jif peanut butter (40-oz.), Sara Lee or Mrs. Smith’s pie (27- to 37-oz.), Nature Valley crunchy granola bars for $1.67 (8-ct.), Holly, Jolly grapes (2-lb. bag), General Mills Chex cereal for $1.67 (12- to 14-oz.), Pepsi products for $2.50 (6-pack, 24-oz. bottles), Signature Cafe whole-roasted chicken (30-oz.), Neptune raw shrimp (12-oz. bag), Le Festival bouquet (floral) and Crest or Colgate twin-pack toothpaste for $2.50 (3.5- to 6.2-oz.) The savings require a Safeway Club Card. For a complete listing of the $5 sale items, review its weekly specials site or pick up a circular in the store. MHOTC Tip: Use manufacturer’s coupons on top of sale prices for maximum savings. Plus, when you find a good deal on one of your household staples, stock up. You’ll save money down the road.