Sep 162011
 
I went into Publix this morning expecting to spend $17 at the most, but then I put a few non-coupon products in the cart, and all of a sudden my grocery bill went up fast. It surely made me be thankful for my coupons. I did not have any $ off Publix coupons this week, so there were no coupons to carry any of the regular price items.
I was in shock over how little I got for my money.

Coupon Lingo:
RP: Red Plum coupon insert from Sunday newspaper
SS: Smart Source coupon insert from Sunday newspaper
IP: Internet Printable
TC: Target Coupon
PC: Publix Coupon
NLA: No longer available
BOGO: Buy One Get One Free
3 x Simply Lemonade on sale @ $2.50 each = $7.50 – (3 x $1 Simply Lemonade coupon (NLA) = $3.50 ($1.50 each)
2 x Kraft Miracle Whip on BOGO sale @ 2 for $5.18 – (2 x $0.35 Kraft Miracle Whip coupons on product) = $4.48 ($2.24 each)
2 x Kettle Chips on BOGO sale @ 2 for $3.69 – (2 x $1 Kettle Coupns RP 8/7) = $1.69 ($0.85 each)
2 x Van’s Waffles on BOGO sale @ 2 for $2.99 – (2 x $1 Van’s Waffle Coupon IP) $0.99 ($0.50 each)
2 x Nabisco Honey Maid Graham Crackers on BOGO sale @ 2 for $4.19 – (2 x $1 Honey Maid Crackers Coupon NLA) = $2.19 ($1.10 each)
2 x Johnson & Johnson Natural Baby Shampoo at $4.79 each = $9.58 – (2 x $2 Johnson’s Coupons from Big Deals for Baby Booklet and 2 x $1.50 Johnson & Johnson Coupon IP) = $2.58 ($1.29 each)
Publix Skinless Chicken Thighs $7.61
Friendship buttermilk $2.19

Greenwise soymilk $2.69

Publix Apple Cider Vinegar $2.59
Carrots $0.89
Betty Crocker Oreo Icing $3.79 – FREE coupon NLA = FREE
Tax $1.02
Total out of pocket $33.43
Total saved $39.91
(You can also get Publix coupons at Recyclebank. If you are new to Recyclebank, or if you are interested in signing up, make sure to check out my Recyclebank Guide to get the most out of your Recyclebank account.)
You can also win free product coupons and groceries here at Frugality Is Free. 

# Win a Big G Cereal Prize Pack 10/17

 

 
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I would love to see how you did on your grocery shopping this week. Come link up at the Weekly Savings Linky at Frugality Is Free every Friday!

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