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Thursday, October 7, 2010

thursday shopping 10-07-10

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Now, on to shopping!  I had a lovely and completely uneventful trip to Publix this morning, a nice change from my frazzled near-disasters the previous two weeks.  I printed my list and gathered my coupons last night, so that this morning all I had to do was walk out the door.   The sweet cashier even thanked me for being so prepared, and the poor couple stuck behind me seemed a little irritated at first, but asked for my card by the end of my transaction!

Here is what I got:

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At Publix I spent $28.49 for $104.72 worth of groceries, a savings of 73%.  I was especially excited about the free feta cheese, but the $0.48 bread crumbs were a pretty good score too, since I almost bought some at full price last week.  (See, it pays to wait and stock up!)  The cheese wasn't the best deal, but it wasn't too bad, either.  I had a Kraft $5 off of 5 coupon left that expires soon, so at least I was able to stack it with some Publix store coupons.  

Coupons Used:
(1) $5 off 5 participating Kraft dairy products
(3) $1 off Kraft Deli Deluxe cheese slices (Publix coupon, not sure where it came from)
(3) $1 off any produce when you buy Kraft Deli Deluxe (Publix coupon, no more prints available)
(1) $1 off Velveeta (Publix coupon, no more prints available)
(2) $2 off Hidden Valley Farmhouse Dressing (printable here)
(3) Buy 1, Get 1 Free Athenos Feta Cheese (printable here)
(2) $1 off Finish Quantum (printable here)
(1) Free Hass Avocado (no more prints available)
(1) $1 off 6 Chef Boyardee (August All You magazine insert)
(4) $0.55 off Ronzoni Pasta (printable here)
(2) $1 off Marie Dressing (printable here)

Combined with my totals from Sunday and Monday, this week I have spent a total of $49.36 for $263.46 worth of groceries and drugstore merchandise, an average savings of 81% for the week.

P.S.  If you haven't already, don't forget to enter in this week's share-the-wealth giveaway, a fabulous box of goodies worth $100!


  1. Holy Moly what a generous blog of benefits here! This is an awesome amount of work provided for fellow bloggers in savings, your a gem! Thanks for sharing this wonderful savings, fabulous!
    Thanks for leading me here and visiting me!!!!!

  2. You did an awesome job! I have Kroger, but I really feel like there are better deals at Publix (which we dont' have)

  3. I am just learning about couponing and this is exciting to see how good it can get! Thanks for sharing the baby steps with us!

  4. Wow, you did fantastic! That total is awesome!

    Thank you for participating in last week’s Weekly Savings Linky, I hope you will link up again at the Weekly Savings Linky @ Frugality Is Free , it’s a great place to connect with other frugalistas. Did you become the Top Frugalista of the week?


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