May 252012
 

Publix Money Maker

I wanted to use my last BOGO Sun Drop coupons today, before they expired. Yesterday I went to a different Publix than I usually go to, and they only had the Diet Sun Drop soda. I try not to let my kids drink diet drinks, so I passed and hoped that my regular Publix would have the regular Sun Drop in stock.

So, after spending the morning at the basketball court with the boys, I made a quick run in to Publix to check. My regular Publix only had the Diet Sun Drop out too, but contrary to the store yesterday, my Publix store actually had a bunch in the back. I also picked up more free Lifesavers, and I was able to find the free Bush Grilling beans, which were a Publix money maker.

Everything turned out perfectly, as I wanted to pick up a second gallon of orange juice. First of all the orange juice was only $3.99 at this Publix, it was $4.99 at the Publix store yesterday, so I saved an instant $1. Then the Publix money maker on the Bush grilling beans took care of all the tax plus two extra cents on the orange juice.

So, instead of paying $4.99 for the orange juice yesterday, I ended up paying $3.97, and I got 10 bottles of soda, 5 bags of Lifesavers and 4 cans of beans as a bonus.

 

My Publix Money Maker Trip:

5 x Lifesavers gummies $1 2.8 – $7.2 oz – $1 Lifesavers coupon from Blinkie = FREE

4 x Bush’s Grillin’ Beans on BOGO sale at 2 for $2.39 = $4.78 – (4 x $1.50 Sweet Mesquite Grillin Beans Coupons) = Free ($1.22 Overage)

10 x Sun Drop 2 Liter on sale at $1.50 each = $15 – (5 x BOGO Sundrop MF Coupon Hang Tag and – 5 x Publix BOGO Sun Drop coupon Spring Gatherings Booklet) = FREE

1 gallon Publix Orange Juice $3.99

Tax $1.20

Total out of pocket $3.97

Total saved $40.13

 

 

To see a complete picture of how I shop for my famiy of five on a frugal budget, check out the Weekly Savings Linky here at Frugality Is Free. You can also share your own shopping trips, so that other’s can find your deals as well.

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

(required)

(required)