Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Week 5 - $124.47 (Overbudget again ... something needs to change!)

Safeway

2 - Mission Soft Taco Shells (.99 w/in-ad coupon)

1 - Gold Medal Flour (5.69 - we were out!)

2 - Ore-Ida French Fries (1.99 w/in-ad coupon)

1 - Gallon of Milk (2.99)

2 - Freschetta Pizzas (3.99 w/in-ad coupon)
   - used (2) 1.00 off coupons

1 - Garlic Bread (1.99)

1 - Franz White Bread (on sale 2.39)

6 - Chicken Kabobs w/veggies (on sale 5.99/lb - 17.79)

1 - 1/2 lb Shrimp (2.59)

1 - Crab Rangoons (on sale 5.99)

1 - Cantaloupe (1.99)

1 - Iceberg Lettuce (1.18)

3 - Cloves Garlic (3/.99)

1 - Caesar Salad Kit (on sale 2.50)

   - used Safeway Doubles (1.00)
   - used 2 Hallmark Catalina's (5.00 each)
   - used additional Hallmark Catalina (4.00)

Safeway Total:  $43.03 (estimated savings $40.06 - or 48.2%)

Walgreen's

Transaction #1

1 - Noxema Disposable Razor (on sale 3.99)
   * buy 1 get 1000 pts (or 2.50)
   - used 2.00 off coupon

1 - Renpure Miracle Hair Conditioner (on sale 5.99)
   * mail in rebate for 6.99

1 - Gum Eez Flossers (on sale for 2.00)
   * buy 1 get 800 pts (or 2.00)

1 - Gillette Fusion Power Razor (10.99)
   * buy 1 get 4.00 RR
    - used 4.00 off coupon

   - used 5.00 RR from week #3
   - used Nexcare Bandage Rebate (10.47)

Transaction #1 Total:  $1.50 (estimated savings $13.99 - or 90.3%) plus have $4 in RR and 1800 pts on my rewards card.

Transaction #2

2 - Neosporin Ointment .5 oz (B1G1 1/2 off - 5.49)

1 - Johnson & Johnson First Aid Kit w/$15 coupons inside (4.99)
   - received it free w/purchase of 2 Participating Products (neosporin)

1 - Gum Eez Flosser (on sale for 2.00)
   * buy 1 get 800 pts (or 2.00)

1 - Noxema Disposable Razor (on sale 3.99)
   * buy 1 get 1000 pts (or 2.50)
   - used 2.00 off coupon

   - used $4.00 RR from Transaction #1

Transaction #2 Total:  $8.22 (estimated savings $15.73 - or 65.7%) and 1800 pts on my rewards card.

Walgreen's Total:  $9.72 (estimated $29.72 - or 75.4%) and have 3600 pts on my rewards cards

Rite Aid

Transaction #1

1 - Gillette Fusion Razor (on sale 9.99)
   * buy 1 get 5.00 +Up
   - used 4.00 off coupon

Transaction #1 Total:  $5.99 (estimated savings $5.30 - or 46.9%) and received $5.00 +Up

Transaction #2

1 - Gillette Fusion Razor (on sale 9.99)
   * buy 1 get 5.00 +Up
   - used 4.00 off coupon
   - used 5.00 +Up from Transaction #1

Transaction #2 Total:  .99 (estimated savings 10.30 - or 91.2%) and have $5.00 +Up for next week

Rite Aid Total:  $6.98 (estimated savings 15.60 - or 69.1%) and have $5.00 +Up for next week

Fred Meyer

3 - Fruitables Juice Drinks (on sale 2/4.00)
   - used (3) 1.00 off coupons

Fred Meyer Total:  $3.00 (estimated savings $3.00 - or 50%)

Week #5 Total:  $124.47 (estimated savings $166.00 - or 57.1%)

***CURRENT RUNNING TOTALS:Fruit/Vegetables ($15/wk goal): $18.78
Meat ($15/wk goal): $14.85
Weekly spending (less than $100/wk goal): $124.47
Quarterly Spending (less than $1300 is goal - prefer $1200):  $516.02
Walgreen's/Rite Aid (less than $60/month goal): $16.70
Total Savings (weekly): $166.00
Total Savings (quarter): $734.08
Money added to Walmart Card: $20 (the boys were crabby and I forgot to add money to it!)

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