Monday, March 15, 2010

Shopping Trip: Major Shopping Week 3/15/10

We bought some new tires online and needed to have them installed, so I made a special trip to Walmart last Friday.  While there, I picked up some things:
Walmart:
CapriSun $1.97
CapriSun 100% Juice $2.88
Vanilla Yogurt Covered Raisins $1.98 (kids ate these through the store)
Dried Black Eyed Pea $1.22
Dried Great Northern Beans $.98 x 2
Dried Lentils $.94
Strawberry Syrup $1.48 x 2
Applesauce $1.42 x 2 (not pictured - already took them out of the package into the fridge)
Balsamic Vinegar $1.58
4.06 lb Bananas $1.79
= $20.12 OOP (no coupons)

We pass Food Lion on the way home, so I dropped in there to pick up some good deals:

Food Lion:
5lb bag Potatoes $.99 x 2
2lb Deli Ham $5.00
Gum $1.49 x 2
5.61 lbs London Broil $10.54 ($1.88 lb - they ground the London Broil into ground hamburger...what a steal!)
= $21.12 OOP, saved $20.62 (49%) 

Then Sunday, Kevin watched the kids during naptime while I went to Publix and CVS.


Publix:
Milk $2.28
Organic Milk $2.49 each x 2 (used $1.00 Milk coupon Baby Club)
1 lb Ground Chuck $.69
1 lb Ground Chuck $1.69 (used $1.00 Fresh Meat coupon Baby Club)
Barilla Pasta $.15 x 4
Barnum Animal Crackers FREE (used FREE coupon from Baby Club)
Publix Butter $2.59
Land O Lakes Spread $.40 x 2
Yoplait Yogurt $.25 x 4
Greek Yogurt $.59
Juicy Juice $2.15 x 2
Strawberries $1.50 (used $1.00 Produce coupon Baby Club)
Kool-Aid $.25 x 4
Boar's Head Pepperoni $.22 (used $1.00 Deli coupon Baby Club)
2.93 lb Cabbage $.85
Old El Paso Green Chilies $.80 x 2
= $27.79 - $25 Gift Card = $2.79 OOP saved $54.95 (95%)


...I just found an error - I purchased the Old El Paso Green Chilies and the Ground Beef but they only took off $1 not $2... so make sure if you are doing this deal, they enter the correct LU#. 


CVS
1st order:
(4) Stayfree Pads $3.69 each
- (2) BOGO coupons
- (2) $1 coupons
= $5.38 (+ $1.03 tax = $6.41 OOP) saved $9.38 (59%) received $8 ECB


2nd order:
(2) Herbal Essence Hairspray $2.99 each
(2) Cover Girl Lip color $8.00 each
- BOGO Herbal Essence coupon
- $1 Herbal Essence coupon (mailer from last year)
- BOGO Cover Girl coupon
- $1 Cover Girl coupon
- $8 ECB from 1st order
= $.99 (+ $1.54 tax = $2.53 OOP) saved $27.57 (92%) received $1 ECB & $6 ECB


3rd order:
(2) Glade Sense & Spray $6 each
- (2) $3 coupons
- $6 ECB from 2nd order
= $.00 (+ $.84 tax = $.84 OOP) saved $19.98 (96%) received $4 ECB


I have $1 ECB & $4 ECB left for next week's diaper deal


After the kids had their nap, we ran out to Lowe's to pick up some compost and some garden seeds.  Since Kroger is right next door...I asked my husband if he cared to go with me so I wouldn't have to go out tomorrow...and he said "sure"!  


Kroger:
(2) White bread $.78 each
(1) Wheat bread $.78 each
(2) Dozen Eggs $1.18 each
(4) Kraft slices cheese $.49 each (there was a blinkie for $1/2 on the shelf!)
(4) Kraft Shredded cheese FREE
(8) Sargento Shredded cheese $.59 each
(1) Smart Balance Butter $.49 each
(7) Ken's Steak House dressing $.99 each
(1) Ken's Steak House dressing $.49 (Creamy Balsamic had a $1/1 hangtag)
(8) Bumble Bee Tuna pouchs FREE
(1) Kroger Oil $2.39
(2) Strawberry packages $1.98 (Part of the 3 Day Sale thru Tuesday)
3 lb onions $1.49 
Martha White Cornmeal mix $2.79
(3) Packages of chicken $3.70, $3.80, $3.64
= $42.18 - $25 Kroger Gift Card = $17.18 OOP saved $122.60 (88%)


This is was a pretty big shopping week for us.  We stockpiled quite a few things.   

Overall we spent $61.21 OOP for grocery items and saved $198.17 (76%).  We've spent $120.26 so far for the month, leaving us almost $80 for the rest of the month for grocery related purchases.

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2 comments:

Susie said...

That is some GREAT savings!!

Rhonda in OK said...

really good, esp. at kroger and cvs!

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