Sunday, January 23, 2011

Week 4 - $100.43 (wow we did a lot of shopping!)

I must admit that this week we did a lot of shopping, we hit 5 stores for our deals ... but I feel like we got a lot of items and stocked our pantry.

Albertons (sale items only):

We actually did this Saturday afternoon on our way home from a birthday party, since we were in Hillsboro anyways.

Transaction #1 (Todd)

2 - Captain Crunch cereals (on sale for 2.10 ea)*

3 - Quaker Granola Bars (on sale for 2.10 ea)*

*Qualified for 3.00 instant savings when you bought 5 products

Transaction #1 Total:  $7.50

Transaction #2

2 - Quaker Oat Containers (on sale for 2.50 ea)*
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons

3 - Quaker Minute Oat Containers (on sale for 2.50 ea)*
   - used (3) 1.00 off coupons

*Qualified for 3.00 instant savings when you bought 5 products/also received 3.00 Catalina for buying 5 containers of Quaker Oats.

2 - Mission Tortilla (on sale for 1.00 ea)

Transaction #2 Total:  $6.50 (and received the $3.00 Catalina)

Transaction #3

8 - Progresso Soups (on sale for 1.00 ea)
   - used (2) 1.00 off 4 coupons

2 - Ivory Bar Soap 3pks (on sale for .99)
   - used (2) .25 off coupons

   - used 3.00 Catalina from Transaction #2

Transaction #3 Total:  $4.48

Albertsons Total:  $18.48 (estimated $60.90 in savings - or 76.7%)

Safeway (sale items only)

Transaction #1 (Todd)

4 - Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks (1.49 ea)
   - used (2) .50 off 2 coupons
   - used (2) safeway doubles
   * receive $2.00 Catalina

1 - Chinet Plates (1.99 with in-ad coupon)
   - used 1.00 off on-line coupon

2 - Hefty Plates (on sale 2/4.00)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons
   - used (2) safeway doubles

3 - Hallmark Cards (1.99 ea)
   * receive $5.00 Catalina and free bear (5.99) with purchase of 3 cards

Transaction #1 Total:  $11.42 by the receipt (my math would have thought $11.92 - we will go with what we paid)

Transaction #2

4 - Poptarts (1.49 ea with in-ad coupon)

2 - Kens Salad Dressing (3.99 each, however B1G1 Free this week)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons

1  - Gold n' Soft Margarine (on sale for .99)

2 - Windex (1.99 ea with in-ad coupon)
   - used 1.00 off 2 coupon

2 - Scrubbing Bubbles (1.99 with in-ad coupon)
   - used 1.00 off 2 coupon

1 - Artisan French Bread 1.99
   - use free bread Catalina from last week

1 - Hillshire Farm Turkey Lunch meat (on sale for 2.99)
   - used 1.00 off coupon

1 - Green Onions bunch (on sale for .50)

1 - Radishes (wasn't on sale - but looked good)

2 - Fresh Express Salad (on sale for .99 ea)

1 - Garlic Croutons (on sale for 1.00)

   - used 2.00 Catalina from Transaction #1
   - used 5.00 Catalina from Transaction #1

Transaction #2 Total:  $12.16

Safeway Total:  $23.58 (estimated $59.68 in savings - or 71.7%)

Walgreens (mostly sale items)

Transaction #1

6 - Chex Mix (on sale 3/3.99)
   - used (6) 1.00 off coupons
   - used walgreens coupon book coupon
   * received 3.50 Register Rewards

Total Transaction 1:  $0 (yep ... that's right FREE and get the $3.50 Register Rewards)

Transaction #2

1 - Pediacare Cold Relief (6.99)
   - used 3.50 Register Rewards from Transaction #1

Transaction #2 Total:  $3.49

Transaction #3

4 - 12 pk Pepsi Products (on sale for 4/$14 + deposit - which isn't good)
   - use 2.00 off 4 coupon (Safeway Football Book)
   - use 3.00 off 4 coupon Walgreens Coupon Book

   - used 2.50 Register Rewards from Week 3

Total Transaction #3:  $8.90

Walgreens Total:  $12.39 (estimated $33.46 in savings - or 73%)

Fred Meyer (Sale Items)

3 - Fred Meyer Butter (on sale 3/$5 with in-ad coupon)

3 - Kroger Hand Soap (on sale .69 ea with in-ad coupon)

1 - Grapes (on sale for 1.98/lb)

3 - Langers Juice (on sale 3/$5)

Fred Meyer Total:  $14.94 (estimated $4.87 in savings - or 24.6%)

Winco (the remainder)

1 - Gallon of Whole Milk (1.98)

1 - Garlic Bread (1.98)
1 - Franz Bread (1.78)

1 - Saltine Crackers (1.98)
1 - Ritz Crackers (1.98)
   - used .75 off coupon

1 - Boneless Pork Roast (4.84 - Todd like the one last week)

1 - Birdseye Steamfresh Corn (1.56)
2 - Birdseye Mixed Vegetables (1.26 ea)
   - used 1.00 off 3 Birdseye
6 - Apples (1.88 Total)
1 - Bananas (.95)
1 - Baby Carrots (1.28)
2 - Large Lemons (.58 ea)

1 - Cool Whip (.98)
1 - California Kitchen Pizza (3.98)

3 - Brown Gravy (.48 ea)
2 - Idahoan Garlic Mashed Instant Potatoes (.98 ea)

Winco Total:  $31.04 (estimated $1.75 in savings - or 5.3%)

Grand Total for Week 4:    $100.43 (I think I did pretty good!) (estimated $160.66 in savings - or 61.5%)

1 comment:

  1. You did awesome. You're gettin' this coupon/budget thing down.

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