Saturday, January 16, 2010

Kroger & Publix Trips 1/15/10

The sales for Kroger end tonight, but the sales for Publix end on Tuesday night. I wanted to use up my Steamfresh coupons (Kroger) from two different inserts (SS 12/6 & SS 1/10) since the vegetables were free after coupon! Also the Bush's beans FLIP that I used at Publix expires on the 19th so if you like beans, now is the time to buy them.


5 Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks, 2.23
-.40/1 IP Q, doubled
-.50/2 IP Q, doubled
-$1/2 IP Q
-50/1 eQ from Cellfire
-50/1 eQ from Shortcuts
Final Price: 1.47 ea (received $3.50 OYNO catalina for purchasing 5, making them .64 ea)

10 Chef Boyardee, 1.00
-(2) $1/5 MF Q
Final Price: .80 ea

10 Birdseye Steamfresh Vegetables, regularly 1.79, on sale 1.00
-(10) .50/1 MF Qs, doubled
Final Price: Free

Total before sales/coupons: 41.16
Sales: 7.90
Coupons: 15.80
OOP: 17.46 (saving 60%, received $3.50 OYNO catalina for purchasing 5 Betty Crocker snacks)


Pure Protein Vanilla, 10.99 (husband requested)

4 Benevia, 4 pk drinks, $8.49
-(4) $4/1 4-pk BeneVia Balanced Nutrition Drink, Green Advantage Buy Flyer (store coupon)
-(4) $5/1 BeneVia Balanced Nutrition Drink Printable
Final Price: Free+

4 Bush Kidney Beans, .75 ea
-(2) .75/2 FLIPS
Final P
rice: .37 ea

2 Great Northern Beans, .97
-.75/2 FLIP
Final P
rice: .59 ea

2 Bayer Chewable Cherry Aspirin, 2.19 ea
-(1) $5/2 Publix Qs (Green Advantage Flyer)
-(2) $1/1 MF Qs
Final Price: Free+

2 Sundown Vitamins, 2.99
-$6/2 Publix Qs (Green Advantage Flyer)
-(2) $1/1 Peelies
Final Price: Free+

2 Aleve 24ct $3.67
-$5/2 Aleve Products Green Advantage Buy Flyer (store coupon)
-(2) $1/1 any Aleve MF Q
Final Price: .17 ea

6 Dannon Yogurt, regularly .50, on sale .40
-.60/6 Blinkie Q
Final Price: .30 ea

Publix Milk, 2.59

Pam Olive Oil Spray $2.99 ea
-(2) $1 off PAM No-Stick Cooking Spray, 5-6oz. Yellow Advantage Buy Flyer (store coupon)
-$2.50/2 PAM Spray printable (manuf. coupon)

Final Price: .74 ea

-$5/50 HG Hill Q
-$3.50 Catalina from Kroger

Total before sales/coupons: 93.47
Sales: 2.38
Coupons: 81.85
OOP: 9.24 (includes 6.65 in tax, saving 90%)

Pantry Challenge Remaining Balance: $12.52 (oops, going to have to get more creative!)


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christa elyce said...

okay I am trying to get coupony now...what's the coupon lingo in this post...i don't know what it all means? I want to get the same deals.

Dr. Mom said...

Hi Christa,

Look at the bottom of this page and you will see a section for common coupon lingo. IP Q is Internet printable coupon, MF Q is manufacturer coupon (usually from insert), eQ is a coupon that you load on your customer loyalty card from the Internet. Cellfire and Shortcuts are the websites. Catalina is a coupon that spits out of the little machine when you check out - usually the cashier hands these to you with your receipt. Store coupons usually come from the flyers that you find as you enter the store. FLIPs are Food Lion Internet Printables and you can find these at under store coupons. Hope that helps!

kakes773 said...

I am amazed at the final cost of your Publix trip--It doesn't seem possible that you can pay less out of pocket for all that than it would have cost for the protein alone! Do you ever buy fresh produce? That always adds to my final total and I can't seem to get that total down without buying things I really don't want or need.

Dr. Mom said...

It is pretty amazing. I would not have thought it possible a couple of years ago. I do buy fresh produce, usually from Aldi's where it is cheapest. Also, HG Hill often has one or two types of produce as their loss leaders so you can usually get cabbage/onions/potatoes for next to nothing.

I do rely on frozen vegetables probably more frequently as I can get them for free, and I do not have to worry about them going bad in my refrigerator.