Mar 032011

I sure love grocery shopping at Publix, and once you see my total for today you will know why. I was even able to get produce cheaper than at Aldi. (See the grocery price comparison list) I just made it if for the last day of the Publix sale today, and I sure am glad I did. I usually make sure to tell the people behind me in the line that I have a lot of coupons, so that they do not get stuck behind me. Today I was busy organizing the coupons with the cashier, so I did not get to tell the guy behind me. At first he looked as if he had definitely picked the long line, especially since it was a new cashier. However, once he peeked at the savings vs. spendings his attitude adjusted dramatically, and when I was done he made sure to comment and congratulate me on the savings.

Publix Grocery Savings: Spent $21.84

I actually could have saved a lot more, but I was not able to print out any coupons this week due to computer and printer. I tried to make the most out of the coupons I had, but if I had been able to print coupons, I would have bought a lot of juice. I lucked out though, as I found some great $1 off Meat Target coupons in our local paper, as well as $1 off 1 Kleenex Publix coupons. I also had some $1 off produce coupons from the Publix calendar, and I received a $5 Publix coupon off a $30 purchase in the mail from the kids club….so by combining all of these great coupons, I really found some great deals at Publix. Since my freezer is still full from the Target Frozen Food extravaganza, I

The lingo: 
PC: Publix Coupon
TC: Target Coupon
MF: Manufacturer Coupon
BOGO: Buy One Get One Free

My Publix Grocery Savings
Publix apple juice $1.99 – 
$1 Publix Coupon $0.99
2 x Juicy Juice on BOGO @ 2 for $3.49 
– $0.50 MF = $2.99 ($1.50 each)
4 x Silk Soy Milk on sale @ 2 for $5 = $10 
– (4 x $0.75 MF and 4 x $0.75 PC) = $4 ($1 each)
Ground chuck @ $2.49/lb $2.81 
 – $1 Target Coupon = $1.81
Ground chuck @ $2.49/lb $2.76 
 – $1 Target Coupon = $1.76
Ground chuck @ $2.49/lb $2.81 
 – $1 Target Coupon = $1.81
Ground chuck @ $2.49/lb $2.42 
– $1 Target Coupon = $1.42
Chicken Leg Quarters @ $0.69/lb $2.20 
– $1 Target Coupon = $1.20
 Chicken Leg Quarters @ $0.69/lb $2.26 
– $1 Target Coupon = $1.26
Chicken Leg Quarters @ $0.69/lb $2.39 
– $1 Target Coupon = $1.39
20 x Hunts Canned Tomatoes on BOGO sale @ 2 for $1.39 =  $13.90 
– ($5 PC and 5 x $1 PCs) = $3.90 ($0.20 each)
5 x Kleenex on sale @ $1.25 each = $6.25 
– (5 x $1 PC) = $1.25 ($0.25 each)
3 x Florida Strawberries @ $1.67 each = $5 
– (3 x $1 PC) = $2 ($0.67 each)
Lettuce $1.49 – $1 PC = $0.49
Red bell pepper $1.82 – $1 PC = $0.82
2 lb carrots $1.79 – $1 PC = 0.79
– $5 Publix coupon

Total out of pocket $21.84
Total saved $80.43

I want to make sure to remind everyone that there are only a few days left before I draw the winner of the Publix Gift Card, so hurry on over and enter.

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