Monday, March 26, 2012

My Kroger Trip Today...

When I buy groceries my goal is always to buy everything I need for the coming week: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. But there are some weeks that I don't take into account that my husband will go on a cereal kick.

My stash is down to nothing...zero....zilch.

Ok, maybe there was one box left but it was Kroger brand Lucky Charms for the kids. I didn't realize Jeff would like them as much as they do, especially since it was the ONLY box left.

So today I had to plan a trip to Kroger, and boy, did I hit the mother load.
Now grant it, I didn't have coupons for the milk, the bacon or the Frosted Flakes they were necessities...oh, and the Frosted Flakes were part of the buy 10 get $5 off instantly at checkout.  Here's the run-down on all the other products:
  • Palmolive Dish Soap--$1.99 (after buying 10 items)
    • Coupon: $.50/1 from 3/25/12 Smartsource (Houston Chronicle)
  • Fruit Loops--$2.25 (after buying 10 items)
    • Coupon:  $.70/1 printable coupon (No longer available)
  • Edge Shave Gel--$1.49 (after buying 10 items)
    • Coupon: $.55/1 from 3/25/12 SS
  • Skintimate Shave Lotion--$1.49 (Regularly $3.99!!  This is after buying 10 items)
    • Coupon: $.550/1 from 3/25/12 SS
  • Kraft Fresh Takes--$1.99 (after buying 10 items--HUGE fan!!)
  • Kraft Cooking Creme--$1.99 (after buying 10 items)
  • Got 2 Be Flat Iron Protection--2/$6 (FREE!!)
    • Coupon: $3.00/1 from 2/12/12 RP (exp. 5/12/12)
  • Kroger Marshmallow Treasures--$1.71
  • Zicam--Manager Special for $3.00 (Regularly $8.99)
    • Coupon: $2.00/1 from 10/23/11 SS (regional)
  • Monistat 1-Day Treatment--Closeout from $16.99 to $5.10
    • Coupon: $3.00/1 from 1/08/12 SS regional (exp. 4/9/12)
    • Coupon: $3.00/1 Printable Coupon
At the end I spent a total of $20.88 and saved....drum roll...$53.73!!  That's a savings of over 60%!!

Thank you, Dear Hubby, for needing more cereal. Hopefully three boxes should last us until the next grocery day, you think?

2 comments:

  1. Cereal used to go really fast around here.....it's good for breakfast, lunch, supper and snack.

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  2. Yes, yes, yes, and yes! That's when we eat it, too!!

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