Dec 152011
 
Kern's juice
I just finished putting all the groceries away, and I do not have an inch of space left in the refrigerator or in my small freezer. With $240 worth of groceries, it was quite a haul that I brought home today, but I am very excited about my deals. I am especially thrilled about my Ore-Ida deal, because I had lots of Ore-Ida coupons to combine with the BOGO sale at Publix. I also love the fact that I could get Kern’s Nectar Juice for $0.30 each. Every time I went to Publix for the past couple of weeks, I have grabbed a couple of coupon booklets, because I knew from experience that they would eventually correspond with a great sale. Today I hit the jackpot with Kern’s Nectar Juice, and I surely do not expect to run out of juice for a while.
publix meat
I bought a lot of meat at Publix this week, and since I skipped my weekly Aldi trip, I had to pay a little extra for the meat at Publix. I also bought milk, apples, lettuce and bread, which would have been much cheaper at Aldi, but to make up for it I had 3 x $5/$50 coupons to use. 

My Publix Shopping Trip

2 x Kraft Dressing on BOGO sale at 2 for $3.19 – (2 x $1 Kraft Coupon MF IP NLA and 2 x $0.55 Kraft Dressing Coupons PC “Stocking Up Booklet”) = FREE ($0.31 overage) 
Sister Schubert Bagettes on sale at $3 each 
– (Free Sister Schubert coupon from blog promotion) = FREE
18 x Kern’s Nectar Juice on BOGO sale at 2 for $2.59 = $23.31 
– (18 x $1 Kern’s coupon MF “Publix Winter Family Booklet” = $5.31 ($0.30 each)
4 x Mott’s Juice @ $2 each = $8 
– ($1 Motts coupon IP NLA) = $4 ($1 each)
Capri Sun Drinks $2 
– $1 Capri Sun Coupon IP NLA = $1
Bakers Chocolate sale 4 x $2.50 = $10 
– (2 x $1 Bakers Chocolate Coupon MF IP) = $6 ($1.50 each)
2 x Thomas English Muffins on BOGO sale at 2 for $3.89 
– $1 Thomas English Muffins Target Coupon = $2.89 ($1.45 each)
12 x Ore Ida Steam N Mash on BOGO sale at 2 for @ $3.75 = $22.50 
– (6 x $1.50/2 Ore Ida Coupons MF “All The Trimmings Publix Booklet” and 4 x $1.50/3 Ore Ida Target Coupons SS12/4) = $7.50 ($0.63 each)
8 x Birds Eye Steamfresh (no sauce) on sale at 50 percent off @ $0.99 each = $7.92 
– (8 x $0.55 Birds Eye coupons MF “All The Trimmings Publix Booklet”) = $3.52 ($0.44 each)
3 x Uncle Ben’s Rice Mixes on sale at 3/$4 – (3 x $1 Uncle Bens coupon  RP 11/6) = $1 ($0.33 each)
4 x Smart Balance Lactose Free Milk @ $2.50 each = $10 
– (2 x $1.50 Smart Balance Coupon MF IP (zip 46140, 46072 or 90210) and 2 x $1 Smart Balance Coupons SS 11/20) = $5 ($1.25 each)

2 x Sara Lee Pound Cake at 50% off  = $4 
– ( 2 x $1/1 Sara Lee Coupon RP 10/23) = $2 ($1 each)

Breyer’s Ice Cream on sale at 2/$7 – $1.50 Breyers Coupon NLA = $5.50 ($2.75 each)
Publix Whipping Cream on sale at $3
Publix Whole Wheat Bread $1.78
Publix Hot Dog Buns $1.29
Lettuce $1.79
Apples 3 lbs $4.49
Publix fat free milk 64 oz $2.59

2.39 lb Publix Boneless Pork Roast $10.49
2.96 lb Publix Bottom Round Roast $11.81
4.55 lb Publix Skinless Chicken Thighs $9.51
– 2 x $5 Publix Coupons from Publix Calendar
– 1 x $5 Doris Coupon from Recyclebank

Total out of pocket $76.62
Total saved $165.76
Where To Get Publix coupons:
Recyclebank: Sometimes you can get Publix coupons and Doris 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.
Facebook: Right now you can get a $3/$30 Publix coupon mailed to your house, when you enter the Publix Nutrition and Fitness Challenge.
Publix Stocking Spree Booklet: Get 64 worth of Publix coupons
The Newspaper: Check out your local newspaper, I find $5 off $50 Doris coupons quite often, in a small Doris ad in the Sunday paper. Sometimes you can also find Publix coupons in the paper. 
Coupon Lingo:
NLA: No longer available
WYB: When You Buy
RP: Red Plum coupon insert
SS: Smart Source coupon insert
TC: Target coupon
DC: Doris coupon
MF: Manufacturer coupon
IP: Internet Printable
BOGO: Buy One Get One Free
B3G1: Buy 3 Get 1 Free
Yel. Adv: Publix Yellow Advantage Flyer 
Gr. Adv: Publix Green Advantage Flyer  
 

 
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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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