Sunday, March 24, 2013

Grocery Shopping 3-23 & 3-24 ($86.89)

Safeway 3-23-13

2 - Cases of Dasani Water (on sale 3.99 each)
1 - Brawny Paper Towels (on sale J4U 5.00)
1 - All Detergent 100 oz (on sale J4U 5.00)
1 - Gallon of Milk (2.59)
1 - Coast to Coast Sourdough Bread (2.99)
2 - Franz Bread (on sale 2.49 each)
Bananas (.92)
1 - Iceberg Lettuce (1.99)
1 - White Onion (2.18)
1 - Tomato (1.21)
1 - Bag of Russet Potatoes (on sale J4U $1.87)
1 - Bag of Red Potatoes (2.99)
1 - Suave Shampoo (on sale 1.99)
1 - Mesquite Turkey Breast J4U 5.25)

Safeway Total:  $49.34

Fred Meyer 3-24-13
3 - Nabisco Crackers (on sale 3/5.00 w/in-ad coupon)
2 - Fred Meyer Butter (on sale 1.79 each w/in-ad coupon)
4 - Farmland Bacon (on sale 2.99 each w/in-ad coupon)
1 - Ham (17.01)

Fred Meyer Total:  $37.55

Weekly Total:  $86.89
Monthly Total:  $406.67 (106.67 over budget for the month ... grrrr)
Year-To-Date Total:  $1018.49 (118.49 over in the first quarter ... lots to make up over the next 9 months!)

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Grocery Shopping 3-16-13 ($132.43)

So, I'm over budget already this month ... I'm starting to think that $300 a month is a little unrealist for our current eating habits ... but I'm not going to give up on it that easily ... as you can see I added a line in last weeks budget for Year-to-Date so I have an overall picture of where I am with my budget.  So here is this weeks results:

Fred Meyer:

3 - Half Gallons of Milk (on sale for 1.00 each)
2 - Half Gallons of Orange Juice (on sale for 1.00 each)
2 - Baby loaves of Tillamook Cheese (on sale 4.99 each)
2 - Doritos (on sale 2.00 each)
Yukon Potatoes (2.16)
3 - Hormel Bacons (on sale for 3.77 each)
2 - Digiorno Pizzas (on sale 3.99 each)

Fred Meyer Total:  $40.43

Safeway:

2 - Pepsi 24 pks (on sale 4.00 each w/J4U)
3 - Safeway Marinades (on sale .99 each w/J4U)
2 - Sunchips (on sale 2.49 each w/J4U)
3 - Quaker Granola Bars (on sale for 3/4.98 w/J4U)
2 - Hershey Cocoa (on sale 2.48 w/J4U)
1 - Rice Krispie Treats (on sale 1.49 w/J4U)
1 - Arrowhead Water (on sale 3.79)
4 - Barilla Pastas (on sale 1.00 each)
   - .50 off coupon
1 - Gordita Tortilla Shells (3.49)
2 - Kleenex Tissues (on sale 2 for 1.00 w/J4U)
2 - Reames Noodles (on sale 2.50 each)
4 - Totino's Pizzas (on sale 4 for 5.00)
2 - Franz Breads (on sale for 2.49 each)
1 - Whole Chicken (on sale 5.46)
1 - London Broil (on sale 7.43)
1 - Raw Shrimp 2 lbs (on sale 9.98)
Bananas (on sale .26)
1 - Iceberg Lettuce (1.29)
1 - Safeway Carrots (on sale .99)
1 - Fresh Express Salad (on sale 1.59)
1 - Croutons (on sale 1.25)
Deli Smoked Turkey (on sale 5.05 w/J4U)

Safeway Total:  $92.00

Weekly Total:  $132.43
March Total:  $319.78 (guess I won't be doing much shopping for the rest of the month!)
Year-to-Date Total:  $931.60

Safeway 3-9-13 ($70.62)

I know its taking me forever to post my last weeks shopping trip (probably because my receipt was lost in my truck ... but guess what ... I found it today), but here it is:

Safeway:

2 - Cheetos (3.49 B1G1 Free)
2 - Quaker Granola Bars (on sale for 2.50 each)
2 - Darigold Butter (on sale 3.49 each)
1 - Danimals Crunchers (on sale 2.00)
1 - Gallon of Milk (2.59)
1 - Flintstone Gummies (on sale 12.99)
1 - Garlic Bread (1.99)
1 - French Bread (on sale .99)
1 - Franz White Bread (on sale 2.49)
1 - Boneless Roast (on sale 9.63)
1 - Eat Right Chicken Breasts (on sale 8.12)
2 - Onions (2.45)
1 - 8lb bag of Oranges (5.99)
1 - 10lb bag of Potatoes (1.99)
1 - Deli Counter Mesquite Turkey (on sale 3.92)

Safeway Total:  $70.62

March Total:  $187.35
Year-to-Date:  $799.17

Friday, March 1, 2013

Shopping 3-1-13 ($116.73)

It seems like tonight's shopping trip was based on snack foods for fishing ... you know Hagg Lake opens up tomorrow morning for trout and Easton is very excited!!!  I have been pretty busy with the chicks hatching so I didn't get anything baked so I had to pick up some junk food to last for the next few months of fishing.

Albertsons:

10 - Pudding Snack Packs (on sale .80 each wyb 10)
2 - Mountain Dew Cubes (on sale 5.99 each)
3 - Cadbury Mini Eggs (on sale 3/10.00)
Bag of Apples (.88/lb)
   - used 1.00 off bag of Apples coupon on bag
2 - Heads of Lettuce (.99 each)

Albertsons Total:  $40.40

Safeway:

1 - Rold Gold Pretzels (on sale 2.50)
   - used 1.00 off J4U coupon
1 - Ragu Pizza Sauce (on sale 1.59)
1 - Rice Krispie Treats (on sale for 1.99)
   - used .50 off J4U Coupon
4 - Poptarts (on sale 1.99 each)
10 - Gatorade (on sale .79 each w/coupon)
2 - Arrowhead Water (on sale for 4.49 each)
   - personal price took off another 1.11 each
1 - 10 RootBeer (on sale .25)
2 - 10 Sunkist Orange (on sale .25 each)
1 - Danon Danimals (on sale 2.00)
5 - Totino's Pizzas (on sale 1.25 each)
   - used J4U Coupons and it took off all 7.50
1 - Gallon Whole Milk (2.59)
1 - Feminine Hyg Product (on sale 6.99)
1 - French Bread (1.99)
   - used 1.00 off J4U Coupon
2 - Franz Bread (on sale for 2.49 each)
   - used .50 off each J4U Coupon
2 - Mini Doughnuts (on sale 1.00 each)
1 - Hormel Pepperoni (2.49)
New York Strip Steak (on sale for 22.06)
   - used 5.00 off 20.00 RR J4U Coupon
1 - Italian Sausage (3.99)
Bananas (.45/lb)
Red Potatoes (.89/lb)
1 - Baby Carrots (1.49)
Black Forest Ham (on sale 5.00/lb)
Mesquite Turkey Breast (on sale 5.00/lb)

   - used 10.00 off 50.00 purchase coupon

Safeway Total:  $76.33

March Total:  116.73 (now I have 30 day to live on $183.27 for groceries ... sounds like a good challenge!)

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Safeway 2-27-13 ($3.98 - we were desperate!)

Todd worked on Thursday and I had him stop by the store on the way home ... we were in desperate need of bread and red potatoes for dinner.

Safeway:

1 - Franz Bread (1.99)
1 - 10 lb bag potatoes (1.99)

Total:  $3.98

February Total:  $312.87 (not to much over for the month!)