Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Week 2 --- ($102.63)

So, I went over budget again this week, I guess I really need to start watching a little closer and start cutting down on my spending ... but here's what I got.

Albertsons

10 - Fuze Vitamin Drinks (on sale for 1.00 each)
     - received 5.00 instant savings for buying 10
     - used (5) 1.00 off 2 coupons

2 - Bounty Basic Paper Towels - 8 pk (on sale for 4.99 each)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons
   * received (2) 1.00 Catalina

2 - Danimals Yogurts (on sale for 1.59 - I thought they were all 2.00?)
2 - Danimals Yogurts (on sale for 2.00)
   - used (4) 1.00 off coupons
   * received (2) 1.00 Catalina

1 - Gallon Whole Milk (3.59)
   - used FREE milk Catalina from cereal last week

1 - Huggies Pull-Ups Case (on sale for 19.99)
   - used 1.50 off coupon
   * received 5.00 Catalina

   - used 2.00 off 25.00 purchase (found on-line)

Albertsons Total:  $27.65 (estimated savings 40.67 - or 59.5%) and have $9.00 worth of Catalina's for next week.

Fred Meyer

5 - Barilla Pasta (on sale 10/10.00)

2 - Fresh Express Caesar Salad Kits (B1G1 Free - 2.98)
   - used (2) .50 off coupons

1 - Whole Chicken (.99/lb - 5.66)

2 - White Onions (.69/lb - 1.06)

4 - Gala Applies (.78/lb - 1.09)

2 - Snapple Peach Tea - 6 pks (on sale 4.99 each)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons
   * Submitted mail in rebate for 9.98 (sent to my parents)

9 - Birdseye Steam Vegetables (10/10.00)
   - used (3) 1.00 off 3 coupons

6 - Bananas (.54/lb - 1.34)

Fred Meyer Total:  $30.11 (estimated savings 6.00 - or 16.6%) + mail in rebate

Safeway

Transaction 1 (Todd)

4 - Toll House Morsels (on sale 1.89 w/in-ad coupon)
   - used (2) 1.00 off 2 coupons

2 - Herbal Essence Shampoo (on sale 2.99 each)
2 - Herbal Essence Conditioner (on sale 2.99 each)
   - used (2) B1G1 Free coupons (took off 8.58)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons

   - used Safeway Doubles (2.00)

Transaction 1 Total:  $3.94 (estimated savings $25.59 - or 86.7%)

Transaction 2 (Melissa)

1 - Lucerne String Cheese (2.99 w/in-ad coupon)

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

3 - Freschetta Pizzas (3.99 each w/in-ad coupon)
   - used (3) .00 off coupons
   - used 1.00 e-coupon

1 - Garlic Bread (1.99)

1 - Twinkies (1.99 w/in-ad coupon)

2 - Franz Bread (B1G1 Free - 3.19)

2 - Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs (on sale 1.99)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons

4 - Buddig Lunch Meat Packs (on sale .50 each)
   - used .75 off 4 coupon

1 - Beef Top Round Roast (1.99/lb - 7.60)

1 - Crab Rangoons (7.99)

1 - Buitoni Spicy Beef Pasta (4.99)

   - used Safeway Double (2.00)

Transaction 2 Total:  $40.93 (estimated savings $38.70 - or 48.6%)

Safeway Total:  $44.87 (estimated savings $64.29 - or 58.9%)

***CURRENT RUNNING TOTALS:Fruit/Vegetables ($15/wk goal): $11.47
Meat ($15/wk goal): $15.24
Weekly spending (less than $100/wk goal): $102.63 ($2.63 over this week - but mailed in Snapple Rebates totaling: $9.98)
Quarterly Spending (less than $1300 is goal - prefer $1200): $217.08
Walgreen's/Rite Aid (less than $60/month goal): $19.32

Total Savings (weekly): $110.96
Total Savings (quarter): $266.84
Money added to Walmart Card:

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