Friday, July 27, 2018

Frugal Friday......The July 27th Edition

Let's see what frugal wins we had this past week...........

* The only grocery shopping so far this week has been a trip to Maine Source last Friday.  I  got some good produce deals-cabbage and bananas .49¢ lb., yellow squash and tomatoes for .99¢ lb., asparagus $1.69 lb. and sweet corn for .33¢ an ear.  I also picked up a 25 lb. bag of onions for $14.99, a 6.73 lb. bag of ground chuck at $2.39 lb. and 2 packs of roast beef deli meat at $7.99 lb.
The store had a $5 off wys $50 coupon so along with the good prices I saved an additional $5 too.

*  I found money!


1¢ in a Rite-Aid parking lot on Saturday.

*  And speaking of Rite-Aid after we hit a brew pub to celebrate Eldest son's birthday I hit two different Rite-Aid on the way home and picked up all this free candy......

8 bags of Jolly Ranges and Twizzlers varieties that double dipped with a Buy2/Get $1 BC weekly Deal and a Buy2/Get $2BC monthly Deal.  So every 4 bags on sale for 2/$3 cost me $6 in BC and gave me back $6 in BC.
I did 4 bags on each of two cards and rolled $6 of BC on each of those cards.
If the kids don't want this, look for it to come to a Giveaway Box near you.  ;-))

*  I baked Eldest son a birthday cake............

Here he is pretending to blow out his candles so I could take a photo. lolz
I could have bought a cake from the local bakery or the Weis Markets bakery department.  I had a cake mix and frosting in the stockpile and made his favorite type of cake(German Chocolate)so no additional $$ spent.

*  Also on Friday I hit the Bread Outlet since we were down to our last loaf of bread;
3 packs of hamburger rolls(for bbq and burgers), 3 loaves of bread and 2 boxes of chocolate donuts later I spend down my WAM by $10 instead of putting it on the c/c which is usually how I pay for groceries(to keep track-c/c charges are paid off monthly).

*  I received a Target mailer/ad with this coupon on it..........


It was a Back To School ad but this coupon can be used on anything in the store, not just typically BTS items.
I can send for a $50 Target gift card using c/c points for free and pair it with this Q making it an even better deal.

*  More garden goodies got picked on Thursday.......


75.8 ounces more of zuke and Summer squash.
There will be more zuke and squash on next week's menu I think.  ;-)

What frugal wins did you have this week?

Tell us all about it.

Sluggy



8 comments:

  1. OK~so I needed to thank you for always reminding me that Fridays are Krogers Friday freebie AND another thank you for reminding me that the big city has a Pepperidge Farm Outlet store! Got one package each hamburger and hot dog buns for a total of $1.51!!! B1G1
    Checked Krogers and Target for price.........$2.99/each!
    Store carried pretty much their whole product line however I used great restraint to not buy one of everything!

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  2. Happy Birthday to your boy!!!!
    As for being frugal... I got nothing. except don't spend anything.

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  3. I save and hubs seems to spend this week, which is starting to annoy me.

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  4. This week my frugal wins included:
    - eating all meals at home (even when I didn't feel like it
    - took snacks, drinks, and lunch with me when I was out and about
    - washed and re-used plastic bags
    - hung most wash loads instead of running the dryer
    _ kept a.c. high and kept the drapes drawn to keep the house cool
    - was able to make hubby lunch 2 times (Not so easy to do as he is a long haul trucker.)
    - Found herbal teas, cereal, bread, and protein bars in the "WooHoo" section of the grocery store.
    - Bought tomatoes at a gray price at the farmer's mkt so I made n canned my own spaghetti sauce. Much better for me as it has almost no sodium.
    Thanks for your blog, Sluggy, it is such an encouraging community.

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  5. By taking in one school supply, I got a loaf of bread from the bread store. I came out $0.75 to the good.

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  6. I'm coming over for some cake. The veggies look great. You had another great week. My freebies are here: https://mcoia.blogspot.com/2018/07/friday-freebies_27.html

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  7. You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be really something which I think I would never understand.
    It seems too complex and very broad for me. I'm looking forward for your next post,
    I will try to get the hang of it!

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  8. My husband works construction. While doing outside work, a tourist in the neighborhood offered him about two dozen ears of corn that he didn’t want to throw away. I cleaned it, gave away about six ears, and we’re eating corn for free, my favorite price! I may freeze some since we can’t really eat that much in a decent amount of time.
    Love your Target coupon!

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