Dec 212011
 
groceries
With three boys and a husband, who are all lactose intolerant, I am always looking for the best deals on lactose free milk. It can be a challenge, but by combining milk coupons with milk deals I am usually able to get the price down on the lactose free milk I buy. This week Publix has the Smart Balance Lactose Free Milk on sale for $2.50 each, and right now you can get $1.50 Smart Balance coupons (find them at zip 32091 or 12345) to combine with the sale. $1 for 1/2 gallon of lactose free milk that is a deal that cannot be beat.
If I cannot find a deal on lactose free milk, I either buy Publix’s soymilk, or Aldi’s lactose free milk.
Since the Smart Balance Lactose Free Milk is on sale until December 24, I made sure to go back a second time to pick up more milk. While I was at Publix, I made a last minute decision to skip my regular Aldi shopping trip, so I picked up a few items at Publix, which would be cheaper at Aldi. To make up for it, I used a $2 off $25 Doris coupon.

My Publix Smart Balance Shopping Trip
4 x Smart Balance Lactose Free Milk on sale at $2.50 each = $10 
– (4 x $1.50 Smart Balance Coupons) = $4 ($1 each)
2 x Publix Orange Juice  @ $4.99 each = $9.98
2 x Quaker Instant Oatmeal on BOGO sale at 2 for $3.89 ($1.95 each)
2 x Grape Tomatoes on sale at 2 for $2.99 ($1.50 each)
Yoplait Kids Yogurt $1.99 
– Free coupon from blog promotion = FREE
– $2 Doris Competitor Coupon (Found in the Sun Sentinel)

Total out of pocket $18.86
Total saved $22.83
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.
Sign up for Publix Competitor newsletters: You can sign up to get Doris Coupons with the Doris newsletter on the main page in the sidebar. Do the same with any store, that your local Publix accept competitor coupons from.
Publix Stocking Spree Booklet: Get 64 worth of Publix coupons
The Newspaper: Check out your local newspaper, I find $5 off $50 or $2 off $25 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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