Jan 132012
 
I ended up with a very expensive Publix trip today, because my Publix store actually had the Kimberley Clark coupon booklet and mail-in-rebate “Start Your Year Out With Big Savings” in stock. I had a $10 off $100 Doris coupon that I had brought with me, just in case they had the coupon booklets with the rebate, and since I had a few dollars to get to $100 before coupons I added in some very expensive cheese as a special treat.
My kids and my husband are all lactose intolerant, so when lactose free milk goes on sale I stock up big time, and today was one of those days. With the help of coupons, I was able to get 1/2 gallon down to $1.50, where the regular price is $3.99.
It definitely wasn’t the best deals trip that I have ever done, but I purchased what my family needed, so I am happy with my savings.

My Publix Shopping Trip
4 x Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes on BOGO sale at 2 for $4.19 = $8.38 – (2 x $1 MF IP) = $6.301 ($1.60 each)
4 x Lender’s Bagels on BOGO sale at 2 for  $2.19 = $4.38 ($1.10 each)

4 x Boca Meatless Burgers, on BOGO sale at 2 for $3.79 = $7.58 – ($2 x 1/2 Boca Coupon SS 1/8) = $5.58 ($1.40 each) 
8 x Smart Balance Milk at 2.50 = $20 – (10 x $1 MF SS 1/8) = $12 ($1.50 each)Stacy’s Pita Chips at 2 for $5 – ($1/2 Stacy’s PC SS 1/1) = $4 ($2 each) 
2 x Huggies Box Diapers $19.99= $39.98 – (2 x $3/1 Huggies Diapers Publix Coupon and (2 x $2/1 Huggies Diapers coupons Walmart insert 1/8/12)= $29.98  ($14.99 each) (Get $10 GC from mail in rebate)
2 x Zip Loc Freezer bags 24 ct on sale at 2 for $5 – ($1.50 Ziploc coupon) = $3.50 ($1.75 each)
2 x Publix orange juice on sale at $3.99 each= $7.98
Publix cream cheese on sale at $1.59
Havarti cheese on sale at $3
– $10 Doris coupon
Tax $2.70
Total out of pocket $67.09
Total saved $70.45
I will get a $10 Publix Gift Card back for the diapers

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.

The final price for 148 size 4 diapers was is $29.98 – $10 GC = $19.98 ($0.14 per)

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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