The Frugal Fanatic

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A Rainy Day For Shopping And Saving March 9, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandra @ 10:29 pm

Today was a dreary, yucky day for grocery shopping but…..I got it done!  At least I got some good deals…that made it not SO bad!

My first stop was RiteAid.  I spent $15.24 + tax, but I got back $5.88 in +Up Rewards and will get back $10 in SCRs.  So, all in all, I really got all of this for FREE!!!

1 Keri lotion….6.99.   Used a $2 coupon, making it 4.99.  Will get back $6 in SCR.  BETTER THAN FREE!!!

1 Comtrex…..4.99.  Used a $1.50 coupon, making it 3.49.  Will get back $4 in SCR.  BETTER THAN FREE!!

1 Snickers….0.88.   Got back 0.88 in +Up Rewards.   FREE!!!

1 Mentos…..0.50.   Used a 0.50 coupon.  FREE!!

1 12pk Cottonelle….6.99.   Used a $1 coupon.  Got back $1 in +Up Rewards.   Final price…4.99

2 Colgate toothpaste….2.99 each.  Used (2) 1.00 coupons.  Got back $2 in +Up Rewards for each.  Both FREE!!

Next, I went to Walgreens.  I spent 0.66 + tax and saved 15.20 or 96%.

2 PediaCare infant acetaminophen drops….5.99.  Use $5 in-ad coupon, which made them 0.99 each.  Also used (2) 2.00 coupons……Made these BETTER THAN FREE!!!  The overage helped pay for my other stuff!

1 bag orange slices….0.69

1 roll heavy duty aluminum foil….1.99

Next up was Publix.  I spent 19.11 + tax and saved 34.36 or 64%.

1 head cabbage….0.88

1 bag salad….1.99

2 pkgs ground chuck….4.75 and 3.80

2 YoPlus yogurt….FREE!!

1 bag Tostitos….2.00

2 Voskos yogurt….FREE!!!

1 roll paper towels….0.01 (penny item)

4 packs Pedigree Dentastix….FREE + OVERAGE of 2.00!!!

1 box onion soup mix…..1.15

1 container strawberries….1.67

1 bag carrots….0.89

1 bottle canola oil….1.95

1 box macaroni noodles….0.64

2 cans cream of mushroom soup…..0.69 each

Last stop was Kroger.  I spent 50.52 + tax and saved 24.83 or 33%.

1 California Kitchen pizza….3.77

1 Kroger pizza….3.34

16 oz sour cream….1.59

1 pack bagels….1.49

18 large eggs…2.49

1 box mexican rice…..1.79

8 oz sour cream….0.49

1 bag salad….1.29

2 bags cheddar cheese…1.47 each

1 bag cheddar cheese…1.17

1 pkg flour tortillas….0.99

1 bag brown rice….1.89

2 bags frozen green beans…0.80 each

1 gallon milk….2.88

2 pkgs boneless chix breast…3.58 and 3.62

1 loaf sour dough bread….1.99

1 pkg turkey breast…3.62

1 carton oj…..2.69

5 lb bag flour..1.45

2.7 lbs bananas…1.49

1 container whipping cream….1.39

6 apples….2.61

 

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