Saturday, July 19, 2008

Weekly Grocery Trip--Savings $166.67!!!

This is my highest savings total since I have been keeping track! I purchased $398.72 worth of groceries(food, household, toiletries) and only spent $232.05 out of pocket! I shouldn't need to go to the store til the end of the month when hubby gets paid again on the 31st.

I know you all like lookin' at pics but there is no pics again this helping me put all my goodies away before I could get pics of things! Soooooo you will just have to imagine your kitchen table full of all my goodies!!! :)

This week, my first stop was Aldi's....

  • 10lbs potatoes $2.99
  • 2 heads of lettuce $1.98
  • 1 bag of Fit N Active froz. mixed fruit $2.99
  • 2 bags tortilla chips $1.98
  • 5 cans evaporated milk $3.45
  • 4 boxes corn muffin mix $1.40
  • 4 cans froz. lemonade $3.00
  • 2 ready made graham cracker crusts $1.78
  • 6pack roma tomatoes $1.79
  • 2lbs carrots $2.58

Total $23.94 (this basically figures out to $1/item!!) Not bad!

My next stop was Family Fare....

  • 4 loaves Aunt Millies Bread $6.38
  • 7.32lbs ground beef $16.17
  • 1-32oz plain yogurt $2.79
  • 4 cans tomato sauce $2.00
  • 3 boxes stick margarine $1.95
  • 2-24pks Northern TP $12.00

Total with tax $42.01
Total Savings $23.80
**I didn't use any coupons at this stop! I just relied on sales!

My final stop was Meijer...

It would make for a VERY long post and since I basically just shopped the weekly deals I won't repeat everything here...

  • 1 can Planter's peanuts 19 cents because of a coupon if I purchased 3 Oscar Mayer, Nabisco or Kraft products I would get $3 off Planters peanuts
  • 7-15 count boxes of Pizza Rolls for 67 cents each
  • a big box of Honey Nut Cheerios $1.75
  • 3-16oz bottles of Rain-X for $6.29 --Buy 1 Get 2 Free
  • 3 loaves Aunt Millies Bread $3.19 --Buy 1 get 2 free
  • 2 bottles Kraft Dressing $3.33
  • 1 bottle Miracle Whip $2.00

Total after sales, coupons and tax $166.10

Total Savings --$142.87

  • Meijer Promotions $3.29
  • Non-Coupon Savings $111.83
  • Coupon Savings $27.75

I was to receive a $2 off next shopping order via a Catalina coupon---I didn't!!! Wahhh!!! I received my usual coupon of $5 off $75 purchase and several other coupons but not this very important one! However, I have contacted Meijer---still waiting to hear back from them!

To check out other's weekly deals, head over to Super Savings Saturday at MoneySavingMom and Centsable Shopper Show N Tell at BeCentsable!

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