Friday, March 2, 2012

Friday Finals - Kroger, Tom Thumb, Sprouts, CVS, Walgreens

I have announced my winners for the two giveaways I had on Purex items. Stop by my Giveaways page to see if you won. 

Also I am still looking for five guest bloggers to post on the week of 12-16 contact me or post a comment and I will get back to you. Looking for articles you have written or want to write on topics such as:

Frugal living ideas
Ways to save money - not grocery related
Couponing ideas
Any tips concerning cooking, cleaning, organizing
Fun kid activities 

Here are the most clickiest links from last week:

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Now on to savings totals:

1 Perdue Chicken $2.50 - $1/1 Perdue Chicken Kroger eCoupon
            -Final $1.50
1 Armour Pepperoni $3.00 - $1/1 Armour Pepperoni catalina
            -Final $2.00
2 Gortons Fish $3.25 - $1/1 Gorton’s Product Printable
            -Final $3.00 each
1 Kroger Cheese $1.67
1 Kroger Butter $2.25
1 Kraft Easy Mac & Cheese $1.19 – FREE Kroger Daytona days
            -Final FREE – I LOVE FREE
1 Package Kroger Chicken Breasts $7.20 - $1.50/7 lbs meat Kroger Home Mailer
            -Final $5.70

I spent $18.62 and saved $16.11 on $34.73 mostly on meat this shopping trip. My daughter loves those Kraft Mac & Cheese cups, since she can take them to school for lunch. I am also trying to change from margarine to Butter. Butter just seems more natural than all the other artificial ingredients in margarine.

Tom Thumb

1 Wesson Canola Oil $2.99
2 18 Count Eggs $1.99 each Store coupon
8 Milk 50% off clearance $1.04 each – I plan on freezing these
2 International Delight creamer $2.49 Each store coupon - $1/2 Peelie coupon
            -Final $1.99 each
1 Martha White Muffins $1.19 - $0.35 tripled RP 11/13/11
            -Final $0.14
3 Cans Hunts Tomatoes $0.89 each store coupon - $0.45/3 doubled Hunts Tomatoes SS 1/22/12
            -Final $0.59 each
1 Starkist Tuna pouch $1.25 - $0.50/1 doubled Tuna Pouch March All YOU MAG
            -Final $0.25
2 Kettle Chips $1.98 each Store Q - $1/1 Kettle Chips RP 01/08/12
            -Final $1.48 each

I spent $23.99 and saved $23.95 on $47.95 worth of food. Since I now have milk and bread and I am stocked up on nearly everything. The only thing I am a little low on is lunch meat.  


.42lbs Dried Cranberries @ $2.99 lb
            -Final $1.26
4 So Delicious Coconut Milk 1 Qt $1.79 each – 4 $1/1 So Delicious Product
            -Final $0.79 each
3 Clif Bars $0.89 each – 1 is missing from the pic. It was too good I ate it.
1 lb Asparagus @ $0.99 lb
            -Final $0.99
2 Avocados $0.69 each
2 Organic Seed Packets $1.99 - $2/2 Seeds of Change March ALL You
            -Final $1.98
1 Garden Kit $3.99 - $2/1 Seeds of Change Garden Kit. March ALL You
            -Final $1.99

I spent $13.45 and saved $8.00 on fresh food and groceries this trip. The two seed kits will not go towards my grocery budget this week. But I did want to show you this awesome deal. How awesome to get organic seeds and also have coupons for them? I was excited, since I looked at these last week, but thought it was a little expensive. Then I found the coupon. Woo Hoo.


1st Transaction
6 Boxes of Gelatin $0.10 each clearance
            -Final $0.10 each
1 Burts Bees Throat Drop Honey $1.99


$2.00 RR for the Burts Bees.

2nd Transaction
1 5 Blade mens razor $3.99

$2.00 from Previous transaction


$3.00 RR for the Razor

1 Can Lindsey Black Olives $0.99
1 Hydro Razor $8.49
1 Colgate Toothbrush $3.99
1 Physicians Formula Blush $12.79

$4.00/1 Schick Hydro 5 Razor SS 02/26/12
$0.75/1 Colgate Toothbrush SS 02/26/12
$1/1 Physicians Formula SS 02/12/12
$4 ECBs
$1 ECB
$6.99 ECB


$4.00 ECB Schick Hydro
$7.00 ECB Physicians Formula
$2.00 Colgate reward

So I made money this trip!

I may not need to go shopping next week. Wow what will I do with all my free time? Any suggestions 

Altogether I spent $65.36 and saved $63.80 for groceries and healthcare items this week.*

*I did not include my seed cost or savings in these totals.

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  1. That is amazing. I go to one grocery store a week! I spend more than $50. :)

  2. That is the trick to get the cheapest items at various stores to maximize your savings. If you only have one, yes that is tougher.


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