Saturday Savings

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This week presented some nice grocery deals, especially if you’ve been smart enough to buy two newspapers a few times in the last couple of months! Double the coupons makes for double the savings and stock-up opportunities! Look at what $73.90 bought me yesterday….

Deli Ham – 1.5 pounds
Hefty One Zip Fresh Extend Bags – 2 boxes
Keebler Cracker Multipacks – 4 boxes
Hy-Vee Diced Tomatoes – 3 cans
Hy-Vee Chili Beans – 4 cans
Kellogg’s Cinnabon Bars – 2 boxes
Hy-Vee Mandarin Oranges – 4 cans
Quaker Quick Oats – 4 canisters
Quaker Granola Bars – 2 boxes
Diet Coke – 20oz bottle
Green Peppers – 2
Chicken Leg Quarters – 20 pounds

2 % Milk – 2 gallons
Skim Milk – 1 gallon
White Bread – 2 loaves
Parmesan Cheese
Pinto Beans – 3 pounds
Cheese Curls – 1 bag
Nacho Cheese Chips – 1 bag
Sweet Onions – 1 bag
Elbow Macaroni – 2 pound box
Spring Water – 12 count
Flour – 5 pounds

Hen House:
C&H Powdered Sugar – 2 pound bag
Peter Pan Peanut Butter – 2 jars
C&H Sugar – 4 pounds
Roberts Sour Cream
Eggland Large Eggs – 2 dozen
Eggland Cage Free Eggs – 2 dozen
Red Grapes – 2 pounds
Bartlett Pears – 3.23 pounds
Large Seedless Watermelon

The Deals: Like I said in the intro, because I’ve bought double newspapers a couple of times in the last 2 months my savings were double the fun! At Hy-Vee I was able to snag the Keebler Cracker multipacks for just .85 each (68% off), the Cinnabon bars were .39 each (thanks to some internet coupons) which is 85% off, the Hefty bags were .99 each (61% off) and the mandarin orange cups were .50 each (61% off). An even sweeter deal involved the Quick Oats and the Granola Bars! Hy-Vee offered a $3 off coupon if you bought 5 participating Quaker products and I happened to have double the Quaker coupons because I bought 2 papers last week. The 4 Quick Oats canisters and the 2 boxes of granola bars only came to $3.67 total – that’s a 78% savings! Hy-Vee also has their 10 pound bags of chicken leg quarters on sale for $3.99 a bag (55% off). Oh and did I mention I snagged another free bottle of Diet Coke this week? Thank you MyCokeRewards!

Hen House also had a few nice deals this week if you had double the coupons, especially considering they double coupons up to .50! I picked up 2 dozen Eggland’s Cage Free Eggs for only .99 each and 2 dozen regular Eggland’s eggs for .79 each. The C&H Powdered Sugar was .80 and the C&H sugar was .99. The Robert’s Sour Cream was only .30!

I feel like overall I did pretty well, especially considering some birthday party items snuck their way into my grocery budget (chips, bottled water, sour cream just to name a few). If I can cook up one of those bags of chicken legs I may even swing by Hy-Vee one more time this weekend to buy another bag.

Total Spent Before Coupons, Sales and Tax: $138.94

Total Spent After Sales and Coupons:  $67.72 – 52% off

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