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Publix Deal – 76% Savings!!!

There are some really great deals this week at Publix – especially for stockpiling! Free French’s mustard and Kraft barbecue sauce are back this week, and I found some great deals on Ziploc bags, Kotex products, and Reach dental floss! Here is what I bought:

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1 – Publix milk @ $2.89

3 – Kotex tampons @ $5.09
Used 3 $0.75/1 MC from 6/14 SS
Total for 3 = $2.84; $0.95 each!

2 – Tennessee Pride sausage roll @ $5.00
Used $1.00/2 MC from 6/21 RP
Total for 2 = $4.00; $2.00 each

4 – Kraft barbecue sauce @ $2.98
Used $1.00/1 MC from here
Used 3 $0.75/1 MC from 6/17 SS
Total for 4 = FREE! (plus $0.27 overage!)

1 – Sargento shredded cheese @ $2.00

1 – Lysol toilet bowl cleaner @ $2.00
Used $1.00/1 MC from 6/7 SS (You can also go here for a $0.50/1 MC)
Total = $1.00

2 – Ziploc bags (50 ct) @ $3.98
Used $1.00/2 Publix coupon from Baby Club home mailer
Used 2 $1.00/1 MC from Smart Summertime Savings coupon booklet (I found mine right by the entrance. Be sure to look for these – there are some awesome coupons in this booklet!)
Total for 2 = $0.98; $0.49 each!

1 – Breyer’s ice cream @ $2.50
Used $1.00/1 MC from recent insert (I’m not sure which one – you can also use the $0.75/1 MC from 5/17 RP)
Total = $1.50

2 – Kotex pads @ $6.90
Used B1G1 Publix coupon from Baby Club home mailer
Used 2 $1.00/1 MC from 6/14 SS
Total for 2 = $1.45; $0.73 each!

1 – Sara Lee pound cake @ $1.99
Used $1.00/1 MC from recent insert
Total = $0.99!

1 – Sara Lee pie @ $1.69
Used $1.00/1 MC from Smart Summertime Savings coupon booklet
Total = $0.69!

1 – Breakstone stick butter @ $1.69
Used $0.55/1 MC from Smart Summertime Savings coupon booklet
Total = $1.14

1 – Crystal Light canister @ $2.00
Used $2.00/1 MC from July All You
Total = FREE!

1 – Crystal Light Skin Essentials @ $2.00
Used B1G1 MC from here
Total = FREE!

1 – Ritz crackers @ $1.90
Used $1.00/1 MC from here
Total = $0.90!

3 – Reach dental floss @ $4.47
Used 3 $1.00/1 MC from recent June insert (I can’t remember which one – let me know if you know where it came from)
Used $1.00/1 Publix coupon from Smart Summertime Savings coupon booklet
Total for 3 = FREE! (plus $1.53 overage!)

1 – McCormick ground pepper @ $1.80
Used $0.75/1 MC from 5/10 RP
Total = $1.05

1 – Lipton tea bags @ $1.24
Used $0.75/1 MC from 5/17 RP
Total = $0.49

1 – Pepperidge Farms bread @1.99
Used $1.00/1 MC from peelie on bread
Total = $0.99!

4 – French’s mustard @ $3.78
Used 4 $0.50/1 MC from 5/10 SS and 6/21 SS (you can also go here for a $0.50/1 MC)
Total for 4 = FREE! (plus $0.22 overage!)

1 – Lettuce @ $1.49

1 – Green onions @ $0.50

1 – Blueberries @ $2.00

2 – Raspberries @ $3.34

Total before sales, coupons, and tax = $101.97
*Used $5/$50 Piggly Wiggly coupon
Total after sales, coupons, and tax = $29.62…I saved 76%!!!

I will finish up my weekly grocery shopping on Sunday. I plan on purchasing 3 newspapers, milk, 5 Pepsi 12 pks, 2 Shout products, 1 DiGiorno Flatbread Melts, bananas, peaches, Sara Lee pound cake, 2 Crystal Light canisters, and 1 penny item – all for right at about $20 keeping me just under my $50/week budget!


I hope that you found some really great deals this week too! Happy couponing!

To see how others did this week, visit these sites: Money Saving Mom, Southern Savers, iheartpublix, The Thrifty Mama, Fiddledeedee, Saving Our Cents, and The Grocery Cart Challenge.

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Publix Deal – 64% Savings!

There were some pretty good deals this week, especially on snacks. I still have to go tomorrow and get the penny item and a couple of other items, but this is the majority of my grocery shopping for the week. Here is what I bought:

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3 – Diet Coke 2 L @ $4.00
Used $1.00/3 MC
Total for 3 = $3.00; $1.00 each

1 – Martha White corn meal @ $1.49
Used $0.55/1 MC
Total = $0.94

1 – Birds Eye snap peas @ $0.99
2 – Birds Eye spinach @ $2.58
Used $1.00/3 MC
Total for 3 = $2.57; $0.86 each

1 – Honey Maid graham crackers @ $2.00
Used $1.00/1 MC
Total = $1.00

1 – Dole frozen mixed berries @ $3.00
Used $0.75/1 MC
Total = $2.25

1 – Buddig ham @ $0.79

1 – Gallon milk @ $2.89

3 – Fisher Fusion snack mix @ $2.69
Used 3 $1.00/1 MC
Total for 3 = FREE!

1 – Oscar Mayer bacon @ $3.00

1 – Barber’s cottage cheese @ $1.89

2 – Starbuck’s ice cream @ $3.79
Used 2 $1.50/1 MC
Total for 2 = $0.79; $0.40 each!

3 – Yoplait YoPlus yogurt @ $3.75
Used 3 $1.00/1 MC
Total for 3 = $0.75; $0.25 each

1 – Cranberries @ $1.00 (in-store special)

1 – Hillshire Farms turkey @ $3.50
Used $0.35/1 MC
Total = $2.80

0.47 lbs tomatoes @ $0.94

1 – Deli Diet Green Tea @ $0.79
Used $1.00/1 Publix coupon from Baby Club Home Mailer
Total = FREE!

1 – Publix hot dog buns @ $1.15

1 – Old Orchard Pomegranate frozen concentrate @ $2.00
Used $1.00/1 MC from home mailer
Total = $1.00

3 lbs bananas @ $2.07

1 – Green leafy lettuce @ $1.49

1 – Green onions @ $0.50

1 – 3 lb bag potatoes @ $2.49

1 – Blueberries @ $2.50

1 – Canteloupe @ $1.47

Total before sales, coupons, and tax = $76.90
*I used a $5/30 Food World coupon and a $5/30 Publix coupon
Total after sales, coupons, and tax = $30.76…I saved 64%!!!

I know that I did not list my coupon match-ups this time – sorry I’m short on time! For coupon match-ups for this week’s sale, go here and here. Happy couponing!

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Publix Purchase – 83% Savings!!!!

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If you got the Publix coupons in Sunday’s SS insert, there is a terrific deal for Cheerios and bananas! I wanted to hurry and post about this deal, because Cheerios are only on sale B1G1 at Publix until Tuesday (6/16 – Wednesday for some areas). Here is what I bought today:

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Cheerios @ $2.15
Bananas @ $0.80
Used Buy Cheerios, Get $1.00 off bananas Publix coupon from 6/14 SS
Used $1.00/1 Cheerios MC from here
Total for Cheerios and bananas = $0.95!

Hellman’s mayo @ $2.19
Used $1.00/1 MC from the “Family is its own Reward” Unilever coupon booklet
Total = $1.19

Gulden’s mustard @ $1.29
Hunt’s ketchup @ $1.75
Used Free Hunt’s ketchup MC
Used $1.00 off of Hunt’s ketchup and Gulden’s mustard Publix coupon
Total for both = $0.29!

Oscar Mayer beef franks @ $3.99
Used Free Oscar Mayer beef franks MC
Total = FREE

Milk @ $2.89
2 – Carnation Instant Breakfast @ $8.98
Used $3.00 off milk when you buy 2 Carnation Instant breakfast multi-packs Publix coupon (located in Advantage Buy sale paper)
Used $1.50/2 Carnation Instant Breakfast MC (from blinkie located near Carnation products)
Total for all = $7.37

Kraft Deluxe Mac & Cheese @ $1.49
Used $1.00/1 MC from here
Total = $0.49

Publix Greenwise toilet paper @ $0.01 (Penny Item)

Total before sales, coupons, and tax = $31.56
*Used a $5/$25 Piggly Wiggly coupon
Total after sales, coupons, and tax = $6.94…I saved 83%!!!

Happy couponing!!!

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Weekly Grocery Shopping

The deals this week were not that terrific; however, I was able to get everything that we needed and stay within budget – and that is the ultimate goal of couponing! This week I shopped at Publix and CVS…here is what I got:

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Publix dog food @ $3.59

Lender’s bagels @ $1.05

Steaks @ $3.43

4 – Playtex tampons @ $10.86
Used 3 $1.00/1 MC from May All You
Used 1 $1.00/1 MC from Playtex sample
Total for 4 = $6.86; $1.72 each

Strawberries @ $2.00

2 – Lay’s potato chips @ $3.99
Used $1.00/2 MC from June All You
Total for 2 = $2.99; $1.50 each

2 – Bounty paper towel rolls @ $2.50
Used 2 $0.25/1 MC from 6/7 P&G
Total for 2 = $1.50; $0.75 each

Tomato @ $0.82

Lettuce @ $1.49

4 – Glad Plug-Ins @ $7.96
Used 4 Free Glad Plug-In coupons (ordered from here)
Total = FREE

Raspberries @ $2.00

Grapes @ $3.48

Bananas @ $1.37

Sara Lee bread @ $1.99

Baby cut carrots @ $0.85

Hot dog buns @ $1.15

2 – Huggies baby wash @ $6.58
Used Buy One, Get One Free Publix coupon from Baby Club home mailer
Used 2 $1.00/1 MC from recent newspaper insert
Total for 2 = $1.29; $0.65 each

3 – Newspapers @ $6.00

Publix toilet paper @ $0.01 (Penny Item)

Milk @ $2.89

Total before sales, coupons, and tax = $92.46
*Used $5/$30 Publix coupon
Total after sales, coupons, and tax = $43.96…I saved 57%!

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Here is what I bought at CVS:

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Total for all = $2.11 (I did this in 2 transactions and used $12 ECBs)…I saved 90%!!!

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So, all in all, I spent $46.07 this week…not too shabby if I say so myself! I hope that you were able to find some great deals this week that maximized your savings while minimizing your spending! Happy couponing!!!

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Weekly Budget Wrap-Up

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, things have been crazy for us lately! It is beginning to calm down now – hopefully, it will stay that way! Here is what I got in my second Publix transaction of the week. I am not going to list the coupon match-ups since this week’s sale has ended.

1 – Publix Jumbo Franks (Penny Item)
1 – Breyer’s ice cream
1 – Gallon milk
1 – Oscar Mayer turkey sandwich meat
2 – Maxwell Coffee
6 – Yoplait yogurt
4 – Eggo waffles (10 pks)
1 – Publix shredded cheese
4 – Mentos gum
10 – Earth’s Best baby food
1 – Bananas (1.39 lbs)
1 – Hamburger buns
1 – Blueberries (1 pint)
4 – Bertolli pasta sauce
1 – Juicy Juice white grape juice

Total = $27.05…I saved 65%!!!

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All in all, I have spent $136.71 this month. Here is the breakdown:

June 3 through June 9: $45.59 (includes 3 Sunday newspapers)
Surplus budget: $91.12 (3 Jumbo packages of Huggies and Costco purchase – see picture below) (This month, I have a $100 surplus budget because there are only 4 weeks in my grocery budget)

SANY0231 - Costco 5-29-09

So, that’s how we are doing this month. How is your budget going this month?

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Publix Deal – Part 1 – 75% Savings!!!

We have had a crazy week – everything from VBS to MIL breaking leg to Logan being sick to the air conditioner breaking! Then, throw in our normal work schedules, housekeeping, and a toddler who is completely off his schedule, and you have the recipe for utter exhaustion! Therefore, I have barely been on my computer this week which explains my absence the past couple of days. Here is Part 1 of this week’s Publix shopping trips. I will finish up this week’s shopping on Sunday. I also plan on posting the final rundown on last month’s budget in the next couple of days.

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2 GE Reveal light bulb – 4 pk @ $2.99
Used $1.50/2 from 5/3 SS
Total for 2 = $1.49; $0.75 each

2 Ritz crackers @ $3.79
Used 2 $1.00/1 MC from here
Total for 2 = $1.79; $0.90 each


2 Wheat Thins @ $6.38
Used 2 Buy 1 Ritz crackers, Get 1 Free Wheat Thins MC from 5/17 SS
Total for 2 = FREE

2 Bertolli pasta sauce @ $2.75
Used $1.00/2 MC from the “Family is its own Reward” Unilever coupon booklet (found near the front of the store)
Total for 2 = $1.75; $0.88 each

1 dozen eggs @ $0.99

1 2L Diet Pepsi @ $1.00

1 Publix shredded cheese @ $1.67

1 Kraft Natural cheese @ $2.00
Used $1.00/1 MC from here
Total = $1.00

3 Pillsbury biscuits @ $3.00
Used 1 $1.00/3 MC from recent insert
Total for 3 = $2.00; $0.67 each

1 lettuce @ $1.49

1 blackberries @ $2.00 (had a rain check from 2 weeks ago when these were B1G1)

1 Hunt’s ketchup @ $0.70
Used $0.20/1 MC from 5/10 SS
Total = $0.30

2 Mentos gum @ $1.98
Used 2 $0.55/1 MC from recent insert
Total for 2 = $0.88; $0.44 each

Total before sales, coupons, and tax = $47.95
Used $5/$30 Publix coupon from home mailer
Total after sales, coupons, and tax = $11.90…I saved 75%!!!

Happy couponing!!!

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Groceries Galore – Publix Purchase May 29

I haven’t been feeling well the past couple of days, so I didn’t really feel like shopping today, but several of my coupons expired today (including the Health and Beauty Advantage Buy coupons), so I felt compelled to get my list together and go out. I think that the results were well worth the effort as I was able to get MANY items for free as well as getting a good amount of overage to cover the cost of some of the other items! Here is what I bought today:

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2 cans Pringles @ $2.67
Used $1.00/2 MC from 5/17 PG
Total for 2 = $1.67; $0.84 each

2 boxes Kashi cereal bars @ $5.00
Use $1.50/2 MC from here
Total for 2 = $3.50; $1.75 each

1 Vitamin Water 10 @ $1.25
Used $1.00/1 MC from 4/5 SS
Total = $0.25

Blueberries @ $2.99

1 Crystal Light Skin Essentials @ $2.00
Used Buy 1 Crystal Light product, Get 1 Free Skin Essentials from here
Total = FREE

1 Crystal Light canister @ $2.00
Used $1.00/1 MC from here
Total = $1.00

4 Reach dental floss @ $7.45
Used 5 $1.00/1 Publix Advantage Buy coupons (expires 5/29)
Used 5 $1.00/1 MC from recent insert
Total for 5 = FREE (plus $2.55 overage)

6 Johnson and Johnson cloth tape @ $10.74
Used 3 $2.00/2 Publix Advantage Buy coupons (expires 5/29)
Used 5 $1.00/1 MC from 5/17 RP (Ben and I made this purchase in 3 transactions. For some reason, his cashier would not let him use the 6th coupon.)
Total for 6 = FREE (plus $0.26 overage)

4 French’s mustard @ $2.58
Used 4 $0.50/1 MC from here and 5/10 SS
Total for 4 = FREE (plus $1.42 overage)

5 lb bag of red potatoes @ $2.49

2 Cover Girl eye liners @ $5.58
Used 2 $2.00/1 Publix Advantage Buy coupons (expires 5/29)
Used 2 $1.00/1 MC from 5/3 PG
Total for 2 = FREE (plus $0.42 overage)

4 Cover Girl lip glosses @ $14.36
Used 4 $2.00/1 Advantage Buy coupons (expires 5/29)
Used 4 $2.00/1 MC from 5/17 PG
Total for 4 = FREE (plus $1.64 overage)

1 Jell-O pudding (6 pk) @ $2.00
Used $0.50/1 MC from 5/3 SS
Total = $1.00

6 Bird’s Eye Steamfresh vegetables @ $6.24
Used 3 $1.00/2 MC from 4/19 SS (Hurry coupon expires 5/30!)
Total for 6 = $3.24; $0.54 each

1 Publix cocoa butter @ $3.49
Used Free Publix cocoa butter coupon (from Publix Baby Club mailer)
Total = FREE

2 Ziploc bags @ $3.98
Used Buy 1 Ziploc bags, Get 1 Free from recent insert (I ordered mine from here)
Used $0.55/1 MC from recent insert
Total for 2 = $1.44; $0.72 each

3 Kashi waffles @ $8.37
Used 3 $1.50/1 MC (no longer available for printing)
Total for 3 = $3.87; $1.29 each

2 Viva paper towels @ $4.58
Used 2 $0.40/1 MC from recent insert
Total for 2 = $2.98; $1.49 each

1 Publix rubbing alcohol @ $1.17
Used Free Publix Rubbing Alcohol coupon (from Publix Baby Club mailer)
Total = FREE

1 Spray n’ Wash @ $1.50
Used $0.75/1 MC from here
Total = $0.75

1 jar of Fleishmann’s yeast @ $4.99
Used $0.40/1 MC from recent insert (expires 5/31)
Total = $4.19

1 Dixie Crystal brown sugar (32 oz) @ $1.89
Used $0.30/1 MC from recent insert
Total = $1.29

Bananas @ $0.75

Total before sales, coupons, and tax = $120.90
*Used 1 $5/$25 Piggly Wiggly coupon and 1 $5/$50 Piggly Wiggly coupon
Total after sales, coupons, and tax = $23.62…I saved 86%!!!

What can I say? I love Publix!!! Happy couponing!!!

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