Friday, November 22, 2019

Frugal Friday.....the November 22nd Edition

Here's some of the frugal things that happened here this past week............

*  I got the Friday Freebie at Weis last week.....


A pack of paper plates can always be used around here.

*  I paid our 6 mos. car insurance.  Instead of mailing it and using a stamp I just stopped at the agent's office.


I also picked up free calendars for 2020 while I was there.

*  I found money!


A dime near the Customer Service desk at Weis last Friday.


And then a penny under the stack of shopping baskets near the register at Rite-Aid when I went to return something.


Another penny on Monday at Rite-Aid sticking out from under a shelf.


On Tuesday I found this old penny in the newspaper box return chute outside of Bob Evans.


And a trip for an Rx refill netted me another .27¢ from various places on the floor there.
This week's Grand Total for Found Change was .40¢.

* Speaking of Tuesday Hubs and I took a drive to another town to check out their Ollie's(Good Stuff Cheap!)store.  I still had a 15% anything in the store flyer to use too.
Here's the only food thing I bought.......


A box of English tea bags that were on clearance for 50% off so I spent $1.99 OOP on food there. ;-)
A bunch of books did also come home with me at Ollie's discount price PLUS 15% off that too.

*  I was a little low on gas last week so I took a partially used gift card for a gas station here and used it.  It had been sitting forgotten in my glove box for almost a year.
$5.55 of gas was almost 2 gallons and that much goes pretty far in my little Sonic.  ;-)

*  Hubs and I went to Bob Evans for lunch one day this week.  We used a coupon.  I didn't find any money there but I brought home these margarine spreads we didn't use........


*  I went to Weis(PMITA)Markets again this week and bought this.........

3 x Finish dishwashing tabs
2 x Lysol toilet cleaner double packs(1 pack didn't make it to the photo shoot)
1 x gallon of Milk(also missing from the photo)
2 x packs of breaded pork cutlets(had $2 off meat stickers on them so almost 50% off)
1 x massive Stouffer's lasagna(on sale $12.99 but I had a $12 off DigitalQ)
Total after sale prices and Qs used came to $16.76.

I used my last P&G prepaid $15 gift card..........


And then I paid $1.76 OOP for this lot of groceries.
I still have a $25 gift card for the local Shursave store, free or discounted Target gift cards and $80+ in free gift cards for OSJL, along with all that refund/post q/found change CASH to deploy next month.

* Speaking of groceries and Weis I also did another feedback survey this week and now have 622 points to spend even though I've only actually "spent" $179.24 at Weis this month.
400 of those points will get me a free turkey for the chest freezer and I can use another 100 pts. for a reduced price meat/vegan-meat options and the leftover 100 points will be used for discounted gas for the Sonic.
Working the system the best I can.  ;-)

*  I earned .30¢ on Ibotta this week. 
Go me. lolz
Some weeks are like that but it's still .30¢ more in my pocket for something I was going to buy anyway, right?

That's about it from here for the week.


Let us know what frugal wins happened in your world this past week!


Sluggy


4 comments:

  1. Any amount of savings is good for me! But, did I get that right--a $12 coupon on $12.99 lasagna? That is a steal.

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  2. Calendars, just do not see them anymore. They used to be free at the bank, drug store, general store, hardware store and many other places.
    Growing in the 50's & 60's. most homes had one in every room including the bathroom.

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  3. Good for you to snag free calendars. I had to run around to find them last year. I caved and bought 2 already at Dollar tree as I need to remain organized. I did take 2 off of the counter at the bank the other day, however. I think we're set now.

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  4. Went through the self check out at Walmart and someone left 89 cents change in the coin dispenser! I immediately thought of you ;) Earned almost $5 from Ibotta and got the three freebies from the coupons.com app. Went to Light Up Night downtown, used our knowledge of the city to find free parking (people were paying $30 to park in a garage!!!!!) free cocoa, cookies, Santa hats, t shirts, hand sanitizers, pens, magnets and really nice play balls from a local arcade. They needed blown up but are sturdy, perfect size to use as a foot rest lol. Plus fireworks and music and it was a lovely free night with the whole fam, something that is harder and harder to do these days. JoAnn

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