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Harris Teeter Shopping Trip 8/23 and 8/24! August 26, 2010

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Since Harris Teeter was out of most of the e-vic specials I wanted, I had to make two trips. Or rather, I sent Matthew back for the second trip!

First Transaction

1 Lays Wavy Chips $1.99

1 Harris Teeter Oatmeal $2.35

1 Harris Teeter Grits $1.67

1 Dean French Onion Dip $1.99 (was supposed to be $.99 but for some reason the e-vic didn’t show)

1 Philadelphia Mini Tubs $1.50

$.50/1 coupon

Final Cost: $.50

2 Harris Teeter Large Eggs $1.35

1 Harris Teeter Skim Milk gallon $3.19

1 Buitoni Frozen Pasta $9.99

$1.50/1 coupon

Final Cost: $8.49

1 Pepperidge Farm Garlic Toast $3.49

FREE when you buy Buitoni Frozen Pasta

1 Dark Chocolate Gelato $5.35

FREE when you buy Buitoni Frozen Pasta

1 2 Liter Diet Pepsi $1.79

FREE when you buy Buitoni Frozen Pasta

Total Cost: $23.60

Savings: $17.67 (should have been $18.67 because of the Dean’s dip)

Second Transaction

1 Pepperidge Farm Wheat Flats $1.00 with e-vic

$.60/1 coupon

Final Cost: FREE!

2 Philadelphia Mini Tubs $1.50 each

2 $.50/1 coupons

Final Cost: $1.00, or $.50 each

3 lbs. Strawberries $3.99

Total Cost: $5.09

Savings: $14.30

Total for the Trip: $28.69

Total Savings: $31.97

It’s always nice to save more than you spent!

 

Meal Plan Monday! August 23, 2010

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Monday: Quick meal at Sonic (I did have a Buy one Get one coupon!)

Tuesday: I have class, so a sandwich for me! And Matthew is eating at his grandparents’!

Wednesday: Mussels, shrimp, baked potatoes, and corn! (We never got to this meal last week!)

Thursday: I have class again, so a sandwich for me!

Friday: Grilled Pork Chops, macaroni and cheese, and pineapple (another meal we never got to last week!)

Saturday: Spaghetti (free noodles and $.58 for sauce)

Sunday: Leftovers!

 

Hardees: Free Drink and Fries! August 18, 2010

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Go on over here and print off a coupon for a free drink and fries with the purchase of a 5 piece chicken tenders! I haven’t had the new chicken tenders yet, but I’ve heard they’re amazingly good! And I used to go to Hardees after school for a lot of my middle and high school years and get chicken tender meals. They were great then so I expect nothing less now! It expires August 30, 2010.

 

Meal Plan Monday! August 17, 2010

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Seeing the pattern here of me not ever posting this on Monday? Yeahhhh, I aim for Mondays but then Monday is here and I haven’t made a meal plan. Maybe I will come up with a new name for posting on Tuesdays like Tasty Time Tuesday or Tingling Tastes Tuesday haha!

Monday: Buitoni cheese tortellini ($.70) with mushrooms ($.50) and Buitoni alfredo sauce ($4.19), green beans (still eating free ones), and salad ($.62).

$6.01

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Tuesday: Chicken Parmesan ($1.79 for chicken, $.57 for mozzarella cheese, $.15 for sauce) with egg noodles (free) and salad ($.62).

$3.13

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Wednesday: Dinner with my parents.

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Thursday: Grilled Pork Chops ($2), macaroni and cheese ($.10, using the last box!), pineapple ($.17).

$2.27

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Friday: Mussels ($1.11), boiled shrimp ($1.17 for 1/2 pound), corn (free), and baked potatoes ($.99 lb. so maybe $1.50).

$3.78

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Saturday: Chicken and cheese quesadillas ($1.79 for chicken, $1.15 for cheese, $.63 for tortillas), salsa ($.37), and sour cream ($.50).

$4.44

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Sunday: Sandwiches!

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Total for the week: $19.63 (plus whatever the sandwiches cost)

 

Grocery Shopping Trip 8/15! August 16, 2010

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I made my way out to Harris Teeter for super doubles! This trip took a ton of preparation for me. I cleaned out my coupon binder last week which had coupons that expired April 30 in there still! I have not been using my binder as much as I used to. I have kind of been going week to week and searching through piles of coupons for the ones I need. And if I couldn’t find them, well I didn’t get those products.

But this particular trip required lots and lots of printable coupons! My laptop I consider to be dead. It still works, if you like the speed of a dry slug. And Matthew’s laptop does not have my printer installed on it because I can’t find the installation disk. So I went to my parents’ house to print coupons. And it took forever! Matthew took a nap while he waited. It wasn’t really that long, he just likes to exaggerate!

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First Transaction

1 Buitoni refrigerated pasta $3.70

$1.50/1 pasta when you buy pasta sauce

Final Cost: $.70

1 Buitoni refrigerated pasta sauce $4.19

2 Morningstar Farms Sausage Crumbles $3.29

2 Kraft 100 Calorie Packs $2.99

2 $1/1 printable

Final Cost: $.99 each

1 Harris Teeter Skim Milk gallon $3.39

2 Hillshire Farms Lunchmeat Tubs $3.50

2 $1/1 printable

Final Cost: $1.50 each

2 Stouffer’s Family Size Lasagna $5.00

2 $2/1 printable

Final Cost: $3 each

2 Ritz Crackerfuls $3.19

2 $1/1

Final Cost: $1.19 each

2 Bagel Bites $2.59

$1.50/2

Final Cost: $2.18, or $1.09 each

Snyder’s Pretzel Sandwiches $3.49

$.75/1

$1.50 Upromise coupon also!

Final Cost: $1.99 out of pocket, then $1.50 back, so $.49

3 Hamburger Helper $2.77

$.75/3

Final Cost: $1.27, or $.42 each

3 Mueller’s Pasta 16 oz. $1 each

$1/3 coupon from a Mueller’s calendar I got in the mail last year

Final Cost: $1, or $.33 each

4 Emerald Trail Mixes $1.67 each

2 $1.50/2

Final Cost: $.68, or $.17 each

2 Vlasic Spears $3.39

2 $.55/1 printable

Final Cost: $1.19, or $.60 each!

Total Cost: $37.64

Savings: $57.43

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 Second Transaction

2 Morningstar Farms Sausage Crumbles $3.29 each

RETURNED

Total Received Back: $6.71

Savings: -$2.00

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Third Transaction

2 Cheez Its $1.99 each

2 Kelloggs Rice Krispie Treats $1.99 each

$1/2 from 8/16

Final Cost: $2, or $1 each

4 Frosted Mini Wheats $3.99

 2 $1/2 printable

Final Cost: $11.96, or $2.99 each

2 Morningstar Farms Sausage Crumbles $3.29 each

2 $1/1 printable

Final Cost: $2.58, or $1.29 each

1 5 lb. bag White Potatoes $2.99

1 3 lb. bag Yellow Onions $1.99

Total Cost: $27.34

Savings: $16.80

 And my comment on this order is that there was supposed to be a $10 catalina to print! But it did not! When I asked at customer service, they said that it ended on Saturday. I’m not sure if that’s true or not. I don’t know when it was supposed to end, but I thought it lasted through the weekend. And this explains my second transaction of returning the Morningstar Farms products! I realized first that I hadn’t used the coupons for them and second that they were part of my catalina and that I needed them on this order. You can imagine my disappointment when nothing printed. I wanted to cry for just a moment!

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Fourth Transaction

2 Honey Nut Cheerios $2.50 each

$1/2 printable

Final Cost: $3, or $1.50 each

2 Frosted Cheerioes $2.50 each

$1/2 printable

Final Cost: $3, or $1.50 each

1 Spray and Wash Resolve $3.35

$1.50/1 printable

$1.50 Upromise coupon also!

Final Cost: $.35 out of pocket, and FREE + profit after the Upromise!

1 7th Generation Multi-purpose Cleaner $2.50

$1/1 from 8/8

Final Cost: $.50

2 Always Infinity Pads $2.99 each

2 $1/1 from 8/1

Final Cost: $1.98, or $.99 each

2 Clean and Clear cleansers $3.99 each

2 $1/1 printable

Final Cost: $3.98, or $1.99 each

1 Peter Pan Peanut Butter $.97

2 Welch’s Grape Jelly $.97 each

Total Cost: $16.97

Savings: $39.95

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Total for the Trip: $75.24

Total Savings: $112.18

But technically, I should remove the potatoes and onions because I was getting them for my grandma. So in that case I spent $70.16 total and saved $110.18. If that catalina had printed, I would have only spent $60.16. But I can’t fix that now, so I guess I will be satisfied!

And I think I got a good mix of things this time. Lots of breakfast stuff which we always seem to be out of, some easy dinners, and lots of snacks that are actually somewhat healthy (compared to other snacks).

 

Grocery Shopping Trip 8/7!

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So it turns out that I lost my receipts from this entire day of shopping. I have no idea what happened to them! I have looked everywhere: the kitchen, the living room, the grocery bags, … my purse. But all I could find was my shopping list, which is strange because I keep them all together usually.

Harris Teeter

1 Baby Carrots 16 oz. $1.99

1 Green Pepper $.99

1 Tomato Sauce 15 oz. $.57

1 Shredded Mozarella Cheese 12 oz. $2.29

1 Shredded Cheddar Cheese 12 oz. $2.29

1 Salad Mix 32 oz. $2.47

1 Bounty paper towels 8 pack $5.77

$.25/1 made it $5.27

Upromise coupon also!

1 Charmin 12 roll $5.77

$.25/1 made it $5.27

Upromise coupon also!

3 lbs. Peaches $1.50

2 Peter Pan Peanut Butter $1.66

$.60/1 made it $.46 each

3 Pier 33 Mussels $3.32

Buy 1, Get 2 Free Special made them $1.11 each!

 

Lowe’s Foods

2 Smucker’s Grape Jelly 20 oz. squeezable 2/$3 with in-ad coupon

Boneless Pork Chops $2.99 lb. $8.00 or so for a pack of 12

2 Baking Potatoes $.99 lb.

Food Lion

1 Cantaloupe $1.25 each

6 Ragu 16-23.6 oz. BOGO $2 each

2 $1.25/3 made it $3.50, or $.58 each

 

Hardees: $1 off a Berry Berry Shake! August 13, 2010

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Go on over here to print a coupon for $1 off a Berry Berry Shake or Malt. It expires August 30, 2010!