Thursday, November 5, 2015

Shopping This Week So Far

Last Friday I went to Weis and spent $26.43....well I spent $29.43 but was overcharged $1.03 for some onions so I got the full overcharged amount back on Monday($3) making my OOP $26.43. Everything on sale except as noted, regular retail value of $45.52.

Items bought included.....
2 bags of sugar $1.27 each after coupon
5 cartons of organic chicken broth 50% at $1.19 each.
1 head iceberg lettuce 50% at .99¢
1.19 lb. tomatoes on the vine at $1.48 lb.
1 bag of spinach 50% off
1 clamshell of salad green 50% off
1 bag of sweet onions $1.97(overcharged)
1 bag of red potatoes $1.97
2 containers of sour cream $1.50 each
1 quart Greek yogurt $3.99
1 package onion rolls $3.49 *full price*

I also hit the Bakery/Bread Outlet that day and stocked us up on bread products for most of the month.....2 bags of bagels, 3 bags of assorted rolls/buns and 3 loaves of bread for $9.25 OOP.
Regular retail of $36.81 on all that.

Since I had closed out October's food spending already all this above goes onto November's totals.

This brought my food spending to $35.68.

I went to the town South of us here yesterday to see a movie and picked up these deals while I was there......


3 x dozen Large Eggs on sale 3/$5=$5.00
.86 lb. Catfish Fillets on sale $6.97 lb.=$5.85
1 x bag of dark potato chips on sale=$2.00
Total.....$12.85 OOP

Bonus points as the eggs were from a local poultry farm.

Tomorrow starts the new ads at Weis(PMITA)Markets.  Nothing there excites me this week except maybe the 8 O'clock coffee is BOGO and I think there is a $1/1 Q in the inserts making for some cheap coffee.

At this point I am at $48.53 for groceries in November.
$251.47 left to spend for the month.

My current shopping list for Thanksgiving dinner--
celery
rutabaga
whipped cream

Sluggy

9 comments:

  1. Thanks for reminding me that I need to get chicken broth today. My plan was to eat down everything in the cabinets and freezer so I would have room for the Thanksgiving stuff. Didn't happen so I will be overloading the game room. Oh well, its not as if that ticks Den off or anything. ;p

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  2. If you lived close I could supply those eggs....

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  3. Maybe the whipped cream will make the rutabagas palatable. Nah, doubt it.

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    1. bleck! I don't think anything would make 'bagas taste better...lol

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  4. oohhhh. What will you do rutabaga? I'm always looking for a new recipe with some new veggie that I've never cooked with before.
    So far, we've done leeks and turnips whilst outside the box!

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    1. I just boil em and then mash, salt and pepper and butter.
      I don't care for them but the family does(even my Yankee Hubs!)and it's a tradition my mom started when I was a kid so I always make em. I've never tried preparing them any other way. They may be an acquired taste but they are a mite better tasting than lutefisk....

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  5. I like my shopping list for Thanksgiving best of all. We are going to be in Oregon visiting Son1 and family and we are going out to eat

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    1. We did that one year but I am too much of a control freak I guess because the food wasn't very good(institutional tasting)and I thought the price was outrageous. And all those people I don't know. lolz

      Have a great trip and enjoy your family!

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