Sunday, May 22, 2011

Winn-Dixie: $0.74 each for STEVIA-based Sweetener!

Winn✓Dixie



Spent: $2.96
Saved: $11.00
Total Value: $13.96
Percent Saved: 79%

I saw this sweetener on clearance yesterday during my regular grocery trip at Winn-Dixie. So, I came home to see if there were any coupons and there were $1 internet coupons. I decided to swing by Winn-Dixie on the way to church to pick these up. They retail for $3.49.

Sun Crystals Sweetener, 50 count, $1.74 Sale
(4) $1 off Sun Crystals Product Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $0.74 each)

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Old Navy: 50% off Coupon

OLD NAVY



Spent: $5.33
Saved: $5.32
Total Value: $10.65
Percent Saved: 50%

The 50% one item Old Navy coupon came at just the right time for me to get some new flip flops. The calculations above include tax.  

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Winn-Dixie: 47% off


Winn✓Dixie


Spent: $25.42
Saved: $22.74
Total Value: $48.16
Percent Saved: 47%

Good week at Winn-Dixie. The deal on the detergent was really good.

All Detergent, $5.99
Buy One Get One Free
(2) $1 off All Detergent Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $1.99 each)

Pork Steak, $3.49
Buy One Get One Free
(Made it $1.75/lb)

Dole Salad, $1.99 Sale

Zucchini, $0.99/lb Sale

Winn-Dixie Shredded Cheese, 16ou, $3.99 Sale

Winn-Dixie Eggs, $1.39 Sale




Target: Free is possible

Target


Spent: $8.66
Saved: $6.36
Total Value: $15.02
Percent Saved: 42%

My $3 off Nivea body wash coupon was about to expire. I had to go to Target. They had Nivea as low as $2.43. That meant free. I go the $0.57 in overage. Awesome.

Nivea Body Wash, $2.43 Sale
$3 off Nivea Body Wash Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it free plus profit!)

Combat Ant Bait, $3.99 
$2 off Combat Product Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $1.99)

Pure Via, 40 count, $1.79 Sale
$0.55 any Pure Via Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $1.24)

Heaving Whipping Cream, $3.99

Up & Up Forks, $1.49

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Aldi

Aldi


Spent: $13.80

Aldi is a German-based retailer. The vast majority of its products its own store's brand, which in addition to other aspects of the shopping experience, helps keep prices low. I go to Aldi about once a month. It's usually when the big stores' ads are lacking. I thought I'd compare the prices I paid for these items to what I would have to pay at Publix or Winn-Dixie. 

Bacon, $2.99
($3.50-$4.50 for regular store brand, $6.99 for Oscar Mayer or Hormel)

Chunk Tuna in Water, $0.52
($0.69-$0.75 elsewhere)

Green Peppers, $0.79/ pack (Sale)
This was a little over one pound. So, you're talking $0.85 or so a pound. Regular price is $2.49/lb at the other stores.
($1.90 to $2.49 elsewhere)

Celery, $1.29
($1.49 elsewhere)

2lb Yellow Onions, $0.79/bag (Sale)
($0.99/lb sale price at Publix this week; would have been $2.00)

Tomatoes, $1.29/pack (Sale)
($2.99/lb elsewhere. This is 1.25lbs, so it would have been up to $3.74 elsewhere)

Zucchini, $1.59/pack
($1.99/lb elsewhere; at 1.5 lbs, this would have been $3.16 elsewhere)

Broccoli, $1.69/pack
($2.00-$2.50 elsewhere)

Dozen Large Eggs, $1.29
($1.69 elsewhere)

So, I saved between $8 - $10 over what I would normally pay at Publix or Winn-Dixie for these items. 


Publix: Two $50 Gift Cards & Food, Spent $102 Total


Publix


Including Gift Cards:
Spent: $102.15
Saved: $51.02
Total Value: $153.17
Percent Saved:  33%

Food Only: 
Spent: $17.20
Saved: $31.02
Total Value: $48.22
Percent Saved: 64%

Publix had the $10.00 off $50.00 American Express Gift Card deal (which nets you a $5.05 profit) as well as the $10 off $50 gas card with a $25.00 grocery purchase deal. A $1 off Glade candle store coupon somehow ended up being left in my wallet unused, but both candles were free anyway. So, if I used the coupon, my total purchase would have been $101.15.

Oscar Mayer Select Wieners, $3.29
Buy One Get One Free
(2) $1 off Oscar Mayer Select Wieners Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $0.65 each)

Kraft Mayo, $5.09
Buy One Get One Free
$1.00 off two Kraft Mayo Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $2.05 each)
This would have been better if there was a $1 off 1 coupon out there. However it beat the Publix brand price of $2.89. However, at Aldi, their store brand is $1.99. So, it's an okay deal. 

Crystal Light, $2.99
Buy One Get One Free
Buy 2 Get 1 Free Coupon Manufacturer Coupon
(Made them $0.75 each; essentially only paid for one of them)

Fresh Express Salad, $3.69
Buy One Get One Free
(Made it $1.85 each)

Glade Candles, $3.49
Buy One Get One Free
Free Glade Spring Collection Product Manufacturer Coupon
(Made both free!)
Remember, there is a $1 off store coupon in the Yellow Advantage Buy circular that came out today.

$10 off $50 American Express Card ($4.95 Activation Fee)
$10 off $50 Gas Card with a $25 purchase


Walgreens: Free

Walgreens



Spent: $1.28
Saved: $8.00
Total Value: $9.28
Percent Saved: 86%

Tylenol Precise Cream, $7.99 Sale
$3.00 off Tylenol Precise Walgreens Coupon
$5.00 off Tylenol Precise Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it free plus $0.01 profit!)

Dozen Eggs, $1.29


Sunday, May 1, 2011

CVS Giftcard Stretcher: Almost Free!

CVS/pharmacy
 

Gift Card Beginning Balance: $10.01

Spent: $2.32
Saved: $17.18
Total Value: $19.50
Percent Saved: 88%

ECBs Used: $6.00
ECBs Earned: $1.00

Gift Card Ending Balance: $7.69

I needed coffee, so CVS was the first thing on my list this morning before church. I walked in with a total of $5 in ECBs and would earn $2.00 back for the items purchased. Good that I came out spending almost nothing. This was done in two transactions.

Transaction #1

Spent: $1.00
Saved: $10.78
Total Value: $11.78
Percent Saved: 92%

ECBs Used: $3.00
ECBs Earned: $1.00

Maxwell Roast 11.5 ou Coffee, $3.00 Sale
$1.00 in ECBs wyb 2 packages
(2) $1.00 off Maxwell House Coffee Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $2.00 each not including ECBs)

$3.00 in ECBs from previous visit

Transaction #2

Spent: $1.32
Saved: $6.40
Total Value: $7.72
Percent Saved: 83%

ECBs Used: $3.00
ECBs Earned: $1.00

All Small and Mighty Detergent 32ou, $4.99 Sale
$1.00 in ECBs wyb 1 bottle
$1.00 All Detergent Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $3.99 not including ECBs)

$2.00 ECBs from previous visit
$1.00 ECB from Transaction #1