Sep 032010
 

PhotobucketI knew before going into the grocery store that I would not be saving much today. I had a few things working against me, but I wanted the grocery shopping done today, as it is my day to celebrate the big 30 tomorrow.

  • My printer was out of ink
  • My second printer did not work
  • The library was closed (I spend time there every day while waiting for my son to get off school)
  • Most of my items were produce, meat and milk.

I was a bit upset that I could not get the $5 Kraft coupon to print, but at least I got a $50 Staples gift card from TwitterMoms in the mail yesterday …guess what it will be used for…



This is how I did at Publix:
Carrots 1 lb $1.59
2 x Florida Avocados $3’Eggplant $1.13
Bananas $1.21
Tomatoes $1.34
Broccoli $2
Cauliflower $2
Grapes $3.45
Huge watermelon $4.99
Plums $1.50
Zephyrliss water 28 ct $3.99
Publix OJ $4.49
Publix lemonade $2.99
Publix whole wheat bread $1.69
Publix Rolls $2.29 – $1 PC = $1.29
Publix Fries $2.69
Kangaroo pita chips $2
Laughing Cow cheese on sale at $2 – $0.55 MF (Tear pad) = $1.45
Breakstone 16 oz sour cream on sale at $1 – 4 $0.75 MF = $0.25
Breakstone 16 oz sour cream on sale at $1 – 4 $0.75 MF = $0.25
Kraft cheese singles on sale at $2
2 x Kraft Shredded Cheese @ $2 each = $4
Breyer Ice cream on BOGO sale @ 2 for $4.99 ($2.50 each)
Pepperidge Farm Buns and Hamburger Rolles on BOGO sale @ 2 for $2.99 – $1 MF = $1.99 ($1 each)
Publix ground beef $13.86
Publix bottom round steak $7.47
Lactaid wholemilk 1/2 gallon (for the baby) $3.89 – $2 MF (Tear pad) = $1.89
Lactaid wholemilk 1/2 gallon (for the baby) $3.89 – $2 MF (Tear pad) = $1.89
Lactaid fat free milk quart $2.19 – $2 MF (Tear pad) = $1.89
Lactaid fat free milk quart $2.19 – $2 MF (Tear pad) = $1.89
8th Continent soymilk 1/2 gallon $3.09 – $1 MF = $2.09
-$5 Winn Dixie coupon off $30



Total out of pocket $80.11


Total saved $42.94

Since I could not print out coupons, I did not get much at Target today.
Colgate Dora kids toothpaste $2.19 – $0.75 IC = $1.44
Pillow on sale at $2.50 – $1 MF (IC) = $1.50
3 notebooks @ $0.17 each = $0.51
2 notebooks @ $0.33 each = $0.70

Total spent $4.15

Total saved $2.58

Thanks to I Heart Publix for all the help with putting my grocery list together.

I Heart Publix

Starting next week, I will be featuring a Top Frugalista here at Frugality Is Free. To be eligible for a feature, you must have the Weekly Savings Linky button in your Savings post (the one you link up with), or in your blog sidebar (let me know where it is).

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Now, my savings were completely off, but at least I got a lot of the green stuff. I sure hope you did better than me, and I cannot wait to see how you did.

For more places to link up your savings check out the Weekly Savings Linky Collection, and if you have a giveaway on your blog don’t forget to enter it at the Fantastic Friday Giveaway Linky.

My wonderful friend Cheryl from Simply CVS knows how much I love shopping at Publix, so she told me about a Publix GC giveaway that she found. Head over to The Q Tipping Mom to win a $25 Publix Gift Card. 

Link up below: List Blog, Store, Savings

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