The Frugal Fanatic

Living Life and Saving Money!

Weekend Preview March 19, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 10:21 pm

This weekend there are scheduled to be 3 inserts in the newspaper: 2 SmartSource and 1 RedPlum.

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Weekly Totals

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 10:14 pm

I did pretty good at keeping my totals fairly low this week; although, it is higher than the last couple of weeks.  I spent $53.62 for all groceries, household and personal items.  I saved $234.15 for a total savings of 81%!!

 

Friday Freebies!!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 6:53 pm

Here is a picture of all the items that I got for FREE this week!!!  Also free, but not included in the picture:

10 pouches Bumble Bee tuna

1 box Kroger tampons

4 cans DelMonte tomatoes

1 bottle Mott’s apple juice

2 pkg Reach dental floss

1 Lady SpeedStick deoderant

1 bottle SunDown Vit. D

1 bottle SunDown Vit. B-6

1 pkg Buddig lunch meat

2 pkg Fast Fixin’s chicken tenders

 

Trip #2 to Publix and Kroger..BIG Savings!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 6:29 pm

I did the last of my shopping for this week today. Wanted to use a couple of coupons before they expired.
I stopped at Kroger to get some mega sale items that they were out of on Monday. I spent 1.64 + tax and saved 27.12 or 94%. Plus I got a catalina for “$2 off your next order”!!

10 pouches Bumble Bee tuna….total of $2.10 in OVERAGE!!
1 bottle Mott’s apple juice…0.99
4 cans Del Monte tomatoes….0.24 each
1 box Kroger tampons….FREE
2 Reach dental floss…FREE
1 Lady SpeedStick deoderant…FREE
1 bag flour…1.79
At Publix, I spent 2.85 + tax and saved 21.47 for a total savings of 88%!!

1 pkg lunch meat….FREE!!
2 bags chicken tenders….1.00 each
1 gallon milk…..2.28
1 bottle vit. d and 1 bottle vit B-6….OVERAGE of 1.42

 

Kroger Trip #1..Saved 67%!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 5:41 pm

At Kroger, I spent 19.94 + tax and saved 39.93 for a total savings of 67%.
1 bag frozen green beans…nc…1.25
7 Kraft shredded cheese….all FREE!
1 pkg split chix breast…..2.97
1 Mott’s apple juice…..0.99
1 gallon milk…nc….2.18
1 Sunny D…..0,50
1 pkg frozen broccoli….nc….0.77
1 carton strawberries…nc…1.98
3 county garbage bags….0.93 each
6 Snickers bars….all FREE!!
1 fresh pineapple…nc…2.50
1.60 lbs apples….nc….1.60
1 bottle Kroger salad dressing….nc…1.25
2.67 lbs bananas…nc…1.23
1 King Size Reeses….FREE!!
Also got back a catalina for a free box of Tampons!

 

Publix trip #1…Saved 64%!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 5:36 pm

At Publix, I spent 27.13 + tax and saved 48.05 for a total savings of 64%. Total should have been 1.00 less…cashier messed up one coupon…not worth going back for.
2 boxes Kashi cereal….both FREE
1 Lays potato chips….nc…2.00
2 2pk Brawny paper towels….0.99 each
1 4pk YoPlus yogurt….0.25
1 Special K granola…0.99
1 Hersheys chocolate syrup….nc…1.67
0.61 lbs plum tomatoes…1.34
1 bag red potatoes…nc…1.99
1 bag romaine…nc…2.00
1 pack ground chuck…2.72
2 Oscar mayer combos……FREE
2 Oscar mayer combos….1.25 each
1 pk Budding turkey….1.49
1 head cabbage…nc…0.81
1 jar apricot preserves…nc….2.49
1 box onion soup mix….nc….1.15
1 can cream of mushroom soup…nc..0.89
2 bags Mahatma rice….FREE
2 yoplait greek yogurt….OVERAGE of 0.60 on each!!
2 2pks Land O Lakes spread….total OVERAGE of 0.11!!!
2 Barilla pasta….0.15 each
2 Old El Paso green chilies….both FREE
1 Publix parmesan cheese…nc…2.25
1 can tomato sauce…nc….0.65

 

Made a Profit at Walgreens!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 5:30 pm

I spent 2.06 + tax, but got back a $5 RR, so a profit of 2.94!!!!
4 Reese’s dark chocolate….total of 0.24 in OVERAGE! (used in-ad coupon and man coupon)
2 Sudafed nasal spray…0.99 each