Saturday, December 12, 2015

More Grocery Shopping This Week

Lots of little shops at the stores this week.
In between doing other things it seems I am constantly running to the grocery store.
Well at least I get some exercise shopping this way. lolz

On the way to pick up College Boy from school I stopped at the Surplus Outlet to see what they had I could use for cheap.......

2 x Mussleman's apple sauce cups for Hubs@ $1.19
2 x G2 Gatorade @ .89¢
2 x Lime Ricky drinks @ .79¢
2 x Heinz mustard(dijon and spicy brown)@ .59¢ & .79¢
2 x Chicken stock(wine wine and herbs)@ .79¢
2 x Hamburger Helper microwave cups@ .59¢(for CB)
1 x Ranch dressing@ .99¢
1 x Stone ground Grits@ .99¢
not pictured--
1 x 3lb frozen broccoli spears@ $3.19
1 x steamers frozen mix veg@ .99¢
1 x family size bag of Kisses(need this to make my fudge)@ $2.99
2 x Helluva dips@ 2/$1(but this rang up for .01¢)

Total OOP $19.04
Regular retail of $32.90

Then I hit Weis(PMITA)Markets for the Friday only Deals when we got back home.

Of course they were out of the main thing I went for but I did pick up this stuff............

4 x Scotties tissues .88¢each wyb4=$3.52
2 x Hormel chili=$2.50
1 x sandwich steaks 1/2 price sale=$5.64
1 x steak rolls 1/2 price sale=$1.64
1 x Celeste pizza for 1=$1.00
1 x OM smoked sausage 1/2 price sale=$2.49*not pictured*

Coupons Used
2 x $1/2 Scotties tissues IPQ=$2.00
1 x .55¢/2 Hormel chili IPQ(doubled to $1)=$1.00
1 x $1/2 Hormel chili Weis coupon BookQ=$1.00
1 x $1/1 OM smoked sausage CatalinaQ=$1.00
Coupon Total....$5.00

$16.79-$4=$11.79 OOP

Savings rate of 60%. I don't know why the receipt only shows $4 in coupon savings.....I guess the Weis book Q doesn't show up on this? but it did take off $5 in coupons.

After sale/coupons, the chili was .50¢ a can, the facial tissue .53¢ a box and the OM smoked sausage was $1.49.
I will also get a $1 rebate for buying the pizza from SavingStar as that is their freebie offer this weekend.

College Boy requested cheese steaks for dinner on Saturday so I changed up the menu plan and bought those steaks and rolls.  CB will also eat that pizza for lunch one day while he is home.

Saturday while at Rite-Aid to pick up an rx I bought this........

2 x Scott tp 4 packs on sale $2.99=$5.98

I used 2 x $1/1 Scott tp IPQ=$2.00

$5.98-$2=$3.98 using my Plenti points.

I earned $2 in new Plenti points so all this tp "cost" me $1.98 in points.

Then it was back to Weis as my pickle Q was expiring today....sigh.....

3 x Vlasic pickles on sale $2=$6.00
12 x Scotties tissue on sale .88¢=$10.56
2 x Nestle choc. chips on sale $1.77=$3.54
2 x Ragu sauce on sale $2=$4.00
1 x Lasagna noodles=Free wyb2 Ragu sauces
1 x Perdue cutlets on sale=$2.40
1 x 1/2 lb. deli provolone=$4.23 NOT ON SALE
1 x 1 lb. ground turkey on sale=$3.50
2 x Hillshire Farm no perservatives deli meat on sale $4.49=$8.98

Coupons Used
1 x .75¢/3 Vlasic pickles CatalinaQ=.75¢
4 x $1/3 Scotties IPQ=$4.00
1 x $1.25/2 Ragu ManuQ=$1.25
1 x .75¢/1 Perdue item(doubled to $1)=$1.00
1 x $1 instant meat sticker on ground turkey=$1.00
2 x $1 instant meat sticker on deli meats=$2.00
2 x $1/1 Hillshire Peelie Q on deli meats=$2.00
Coupon Total.......$12.00

$43.21-$12.00=$31.21 + .16¢ tax=$31.27 OOP
Savings rate of 49% plus I earned a .75¢ off ur next order Catalina for buying the pickles.

Then I bought $100 in gift cards using household maintenance and eating out funds for 2016.........

This earned me a $10 off your next order Catalina and 20 gas points.
I plan on using that $10 oyno Q to help pay for the roast I am going to cook for Christmas dinner.

This brings my weekly grocery spending to $100.21 on $213.64 reg. retail worth of groceries so I am at 53.10% savings rate for this week.
Even so, I am going to have to slow down if I am going to stay at/under $350 of spending for the month.


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