Saturday Savings

Ahh the joys of being paid to shop! How’s that happen you ask? You’ll just have to read on to see. For now I’ll leave you with this thought… all that stuff there? That only cost $57.15 and believe me the retail cost was quite a bit more than that.

Whole Milk – 2 gallons
Skim Milk – 1 gallon
Grape Jelly
Dozen Eggs
Bananas – 2 pounds
Gala Apples – 6 pounds
Pure Vanilla Extract
Chocolate Chips
Brown Sugar – 1 pound

Hunts Ketchup
Kraft BBQ Sauce – 2 bottles
Miracle Whip Lite – 2
Old Orchard Juice
Triscuit Crackers – 2 boxes
Wheat Thins Artisan Crackers – 2 boxes
Ice Cream
Ball Park Hot Dogs – 2
Ziploc Easy Zipper Bags – 2 boxes
Potatoes – 10 pounds
Dole Salad
Kiwi Fruit – 10

Price Chopper:
Robert’s Sour Cream
Honeysuckle Whole Turkey Breast – 7 pound
Kellogg’s Raisin Bran – 2 boxes
Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats – 1 box
Krunchers Potato Chips
Elbow Macaroni – 2 pounds
Thin Spaghetti – 2 pounds
Bar S Jumbo Franks – 2
Blackberries – 11 oz
Tomato on the vine – 1.5 lbs

The Deals: Ok, I know you’re all wondering about this being paid to shop thing so I’ll cut right to the chase on that one! I had printed 2 coupons each for a $1 off a bottle of Kraft BBQ sauce. This week Hy-Vee had said sauce on sale for .78 but after my coupon I actually was making .22 on each bottle! Sweet! Other Hy-Vee deals included Miracle Whip for .99 each (that’s 77% off), Potatoes were only $1.58 for the 10 pound bag, the Ziploc Bags were marked down to $2 a box and there were tear off coupons on the display for $1 off a box, the Wheat Thins and Triscuits were each just .99 a box (that’s $2 off each, or a savings of 67%) and the Ball Park Franks were $1 each (70% off).

Price Chopper also held some sweet deals if you printed off those Kellogg’s cereal coupons that were available online last week! I paid just .78 a box for the Raisin Bran and Mini-Wheats – that’s 78% off. The blackberries were .88 a container (78% off), the tomatoes were .88 a pound (65% off) and last but definitely not least I paid just .18 a package for the Bar S Jumbo Franks! They were on sale for .68 a piece and I had a save $1 on 2 coupon which brought my savings to 91%.

Notable at Aldi were the Gala Apples – 3 pound bags were $1.29 each so I snagged 2.

Total Before sales, coupons and tax: $130.81
Total after sales and coupons: $54.34 – savings of 59%

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