Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Publix: Free Toothpaste!

Spent: $5.84
Saved: $5.78
Total Value: $11.62
Percent Saved: 50%

So, this wasn't a super big trip. I just needed some produce. There was free toothpaste, so I thought I'd pick that up too. Apparently, there is also free Axe shower tools available, but my Publix didn't carry that. 

Crest Complete Toothpaste, $2.39 Sale
$1.00 off Crest Toothpaste Publix Coupon
$2.00 off Crest Complete Toothpaste Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it FREE plus $0.61 in OVERAGE)

Publix Baby Spinach, $2.29 Sale

Fresh Green Beans, $0.99/lb Sale

Eat Smart Broccoli, $1.67 Sale

Publix Frozen Mushrooms, $1.49

Monday, December 12, 2011

CVS: Like Paying $0.57 for all this!

Spent: $2.57
Saved: $25.49
Total Value: $28.06
Percent Saved: $91%

ECBs Used: $11.00
ECBs Earned: $2.00

I scored pretty well at CVS this week. This does include a candy item not pictured that was $2.99.

$4.00 off $20 Purchase CVS Coupon
$10 ECBs
$1 ECB

Maxwell House Coffee, $7.99 Sale
$1.00 off Maxwell House Coffee Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $6.99)

Mentos UP2U Gum, $1.49
Buy One Get One Free
$1.00 off Mentos UP2U Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $0.25 each)

Listerine, 1 L, $3.99 Sale
$1.00 ExtraCare Bucks 
$0.50 off Listerine Manufacturer Coupon
$1.00 off Listerine Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $3.24 each)

Candy, $2.99

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Publix Ad Deals (12/8 - 12/14)

Michelle at I Heart Publix has released the sneak peak of the Publix Ad for December 8 through December 14. Below are my favorites. Please visit her website to get the full ad. Remember that my favorite picks of the week are based on a low-carb diet, though I may include other good deals from time to time.

  • Green Giant Canned Vegetables, 4 ct, $4.99, BOGO
  • Smart Balance Spread or Spray, $2.59, BOGO
  • Green Valley Giant Fresh Steamers, $2.59, BOGO
  • Bic Disposable Razors, 3 to 4 ct, $5.79, BOGO
  • Fresh Green Beans, Zucchini, or Yellow Squash, $0.99/lb
  • Sweet Onions, $0.99/lb

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Don't Throw Away Today's Junk Mail

Don't throw away today's junk mail. There was a $5 off $50 Publix coupon in my Red Plum mailer in Central Florida.

Nice Old Navy Deal w/ Groupon

Spent: $31.92
Saved: $49.97
Total Value: $81.89
Percent Saved: 61%

So, Old Navy had a Groupon after Thanksgiving. Purchase $20 of merchandise for $10. I went to Old Navy this weekend hoping to find a jacket, and I did. This Classic Wool Zip jacket was $79.94, but there was a 50% off sale on most jackets. The Groupon knocked another $20 off of it, making my out of pocket purchase at the store $21.92. Since I did pay for the Groupon, my total expenditure on this jacket was $31.92. Great deal!

Winn-Dixie: Free Salad

Spent: $9.35
Saved: $7.15
Total Value: $16.15
Percent Saved: 43%

This was a small, but good purchase. Winn-Dixie has usually had the 40 count Truvia Sweetener on sale for $2.99, which would have gotten me a really good deal with my coupon, but this time, the unadvertised deal was on the 80 count box. However, this is a good deal for a natural product.

Dole Spinach, $1.50 Sale
$1.50 off two Dole Salad Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $0.75 each)

Regular Ground Beef, $2.49/lb
(This is $1.98/lb at Alberston's this week, but it's too far away for me).

Truvia Sweetener, 80 count, $5.99
$1 off Truvia Manufacturer Coupon
(Made it $4.99)

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Grocery Wrap-Up: Cheap Meat!

Spent: $17.27
Saved: $10.68
Total Value: $27.95
Percent Saved: 38%

Sedano's was the place to be for meat this week. Cheap chicken leg quarters after a $10 purchase

Chicken Leg Quarters, $0.29/lb Sale

Beef Ribs, $2.49/lb

Bag of Yellow Onions, $0.69/bag Sale

Zucchini Squash, $0.69/lb Sale

Tomatoes, $0.69/lb Sale

Green Bell Pepper, $0.69/lb

Cabbage, $0.49/lb

Spent: $28.82
Saved: $10.08
Total Value: $38.90
Percent Saved: 26%

There weren't spectacular savings this week. My family is in town, so I deviated from the plan and got some extra stuff. However, there were some good deals. 

Sargento Shredded Cheese, 8 oz, $3.00 Sale
$0.50 off two Sargento Manufacturer Coupon
FREE Publix Eggs wyb two Sargento Shredded Cheese
(Made it $2.75 each plus free eggs, which were $2.09)

Eat Smart Vegetables, $1.67 Sale

Carolina Pride Smoked Sausage, $2.89 Sale

Green Beans, $0.99/lb Sale

Florida's Natural Orange Juice, $3.00 Sale

Smucker's Jelly, $2.00 Sale

Friday, December 2, 2011

Office Depot: $20 off Ink!

Spent: $37.37
Saved: $21.61
Total Value: $58.98
Percent Saved: 37%

Rewards Earned: $3.73

As we all know, ink is very expensive. You can literally walk out of the store with a brand new printer for less than it would cost to replace all of the cartridges in your current printer. Well, the office stores are the best place to buy ink. Sometimes, the ink is even $1 or $2 cheaper there than they would be at the supercenters. Unlike the supercenters, the office stores will match their online store prices. I got 10% back in Office Depot Star Teacher Rewards with the purchase of ink, which I believe is the same offer as their regular rewards program. However, the 10% is the after-coupon price.  Furthermore, I get $2.00 in rewards for every cartridge I recycle, so I will be bringing those in soon. 

Coupons Used:

$10 off $50 purchase Office Depot Coupon
$11.61 in Rewards