Thursday, February 11, 2010

Grocery Savings

It's time again to talk about savings for the week. I had another great trip at Publix today.  All the bread was gone as the South braces for possible snow but at least I am stocked up just in case!  My best deals were Shed's Country Crock (2 2-packs) for FREE, Excedrin for .50 each, Blue Diamond almonds for .70 each, Coffeemate Creamer for .67 each, Suave Shampoo for .50 each, and Betty Crocker frosting 3 containers for FREE. Here is a list of what all I got:

Borden sliced cheese
2 Coffeemate Creamers
3 lb bananas
4 boxes Betty Crocker Fruit Rolls Ups
Big Roll Paper Towels
1 box Dreamfield pasta
4 Betty Crocker cookie mix (2 peanut butter, choc chip, and choc chip oatmeal)
2 boxes popcorn
1 box manicotti
2 Suave shampoos
2 Excedrin
2 2-tubs Shedd's Country Crock
2 packs shredded cheese
Riccotta cheese
1 lb navy beans
3 Betty Crocker frostings (2 cream cheese, 1 Hershey chocolate)
Juice boxes
diced chilies
Pet milk
2 cans Blue Diamond Almonds

Total before taxes was $41.63
Total savings was $54.03

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Publix Sneak Peak

Here are some great deals coming up at Publix starting 02/10 or 02/11 depending on your area.  Bargains on Betty Crocker, Shedd's Country Crock, and Lysol.  Also a chance for FREE milk!!!  Thanks so much to Michelle at I Heart Publix for the deals, and be sure to check out I Heart Publix for other great deals.

Betty Crocker Cookie Mix BOGO $2.67
$.40/1 or $1/2 from 2/7 SS
$.40/1 HERE, HERE, or HERE
$.53 - $.83 each after coupon

Betty Crocker Frosting On Sale $1.50
$.50/1 from 2/7 GM or $.50/1 HERE or HERE
FREE after doubling coupons

Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks BOGO $2.79
$1/3 or $.50/2 from 1/3 GM
$.89-$1.06 depending on coupon

Post Cereal BOGO $4.29
$2/1 Printable HERE when you sign up for newsletter or $1/2 from 1/17 SS (Raisin Bran, Shredded Wheat, Grape Nuts)
Stack with Free Milk wyb 4 Post Cereal from Yellow Advantage Buy Flier

Shedd's Spread Country Crock BOGO $2.03
$.30/1, $.40/1, or $.50/1 from 1/31 RP
$.40/1 from 12/6 RP; $.50/1 HERE
Stack with $.55/1 from Little Book of Big Buys
FREE PLUS OVERAGE (when stacked with Publix coupon)

Lysol 4 in 1 Cleaner Spray BOGO $2.69
$.50/1 HERE; $.50/1 or $.75/1 from 2/7RP
$.34 - $.59 depending on coupon

Grocery Savings

It's time again to talk about savings for the week. I had what I think is one of my best trips at Publix this past weekend. My best deals were Heluva Dip (2 containers) for FREE, Arm and Hammer toothpaste for .45 each, and 32 oz chicken broth for .24 each. Here is a list of what all I got:

Green Bell Pepper
Borden sliced cheese
3 lb red apples
2 Coffeemate Creamers
2 Heluva Good Dip
Breakstone Sour Cream
Dill Pickles
Galloon of Iced Tea
2 32 oz containers of chicken broth
2 Yoplait yogurts
4 boxes Nabisco crackers (Wheat thins, Chicken and Biscuits, Triscuits)
2 Arm and Hammer toothpaste
4 boxes family size Kraft mac n cheese
4 Mexican Velvetta
2 8-packs Juicy Juice

Total before taxes was $27.22
Total savings was $57.60

I also made a trip to Winn Dixie and stocked up on Ball Park Turkey Franks for $1.00 each using coupons. Winn Dixie had them on sale for BOGO.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Grocery Savings

It's time again to talk about savings for the week. I made trips to Publix and Target and did pretty well. My best deal was FREE Betty Crocker Frosting. I know, but I could not help myself. I purchased 5 containers and it cost be nothing! Since some of you may wonder what I do to feed my family during the week based on these shopping sprees, below is my menu the week. We even had a Sausage and Cheese Grit casserole for breakfast this morning. Yummm!
  • Day 1: Wendy's Homemade Chili, Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies
  • Day 2: Impossibly Easy Cheeseburger Pie
  • Day 3: Salsa Chicken and Rice
  • Day 4: Creamy Tuna Pasta
  • Day 5: Eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy
  • Day 6: Dining Out
Publix is where I got the best deals this week.
yellow onion (.25), green pepper (1.00), grape tomatoes (1.50), Frozen biscuits (3.99), Gallon of Milk (3.09) Ritz Bitz 12 pack snacks (2.50 w/coupons), cream cheese (.99), cheese cubed (1.67), ground chuck (3.99), turkey sausage (3.29), 3 boxes hamburger/tuna helper (.75 ea w/coupons), Nabisco 12 pack variety snacks (2.50 w/coupons), large can chili beans (1.59), salsa (1.99), gravy mix (.99), Betty Crocker cake mixes - Chocolate and Lemon (.95 ea), 4 pack tuna (2.50), whole corn (.89), black beans (.83), Lysol toilet cleaner (1.00 w/coupons), Large Listerine with free small bottle (2.69 w/coupons), Crystal Light (.99 w/coupons), Betty Crocker Frostings - Strawberry, Cream Cheese, Lemon, and Coconut ( 5 containers for 0.00 w/coupons), Hershey chocolate syrup (2 at 1.00 ea), Delmonte fruit cups (2 4 packs 1.40 ea), Bisquick 2 large boxes (1.40 ea), and Hungry Jack Lite Syrup (2.50).
  • Total before taxes was $51.91
  • Total savings was $44.13
Target - I only purchased a few items but still found some good deals. Capri Sun (1.97), Quaker Grits (1.79), wheat bread (1.29), Kraft Marshmallows 4 bags (.50 ea w/coupons)
Hope this inspires you to make great shopping trips of your own!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Grocery Savings

I am finally getting closer to my goal of spending $50 a week. Life has changed. My husband lost his job last December and has not been able to find work. The good Lord has opened up an opportunity for him to go back to school for two years fully paid so I am trying my best to get the budget down. I went shopping to my favorite store Publix and here is the result:
Spent (before tax): $67.95
Saved: $61.45
Wheat bread (1.69), Eggs (1.29), Aunt Jemima Pancakes with coupon ($.85 ea, 4 boxes), Mentos Gum with coupon (1.00 ea, 2 packs), Rosetto Ravioli (2.10), Kraft singles (2.49), Pizzas (4.69 ea), big roll paper towels (.99), Lender's Bagels (1.04 ea, 2 packs), Turkey lunchmeat (1.50), Tollhouse Morsles with coupons (.75 ea, 4 packs), Tollhouse refrigerated cookies with coupon (.70 ea, 2 packs), Betty Crocker potatoes 2 boxes FREE with coupons, Land of Lakes butter with coupons (.70 ea, 2 packs), Hunt's tomatoes with coupons (.50 ea, 3 cans), Ragu sauce (1.25 ea, 2 jars), Large peter pan peanut butter with coupons (2.25 ea, 4 jars), Fiber One Bars with coupon (2.45), Special K cereal with coupons (1.00 ea, 2 boxes), Chocolate Milk (1.55), Milk (3.09), Candy Corn (1.25), sausage patties (1.89), baby cut carrots (1.29), Rome apples (2.99), 32 oz chicken broth with coupon (1.00), Juice box (2.00), Glass Plus with coupons (.25 ea, 2 containers)