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Shopping Trip 10/30! November 1, 2010

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Rite Aid

First Transaction:

11 bags of fun size candy (Hersheys, Reeses, Kit Kats, Snickers) 2/$5 = $27.50

3 $1/2 coupons = $3

$1.50/3 coupon = $1.50

$.50/1 coupon = $.50

Total Cost: $24.63 (but I used $7.38 off of a Rite Aid gift card I had gotten a while back from another purchase, so I only paid $17.25)

Total Savings: $21.39, and then got back a $10 +Up Reward!

Second Transaction:

1 gallon Milk $3.19

1 Cetaphil cleanser 8 oz. $8.49

$2/1 coupon

Final Cost: $6.49

$10 +Up Reward

Total Cost: $.24

Total Savings: $12.00

Total Spent at Rite Aid: $24.87 minus the $7.38 on the gift card = $17.49

Total Saved at Rite Aid: $33.39

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Walgreens

2 Mentos Gum 15 piece $1.69 each

in-ad coupon made them $.99 each

2 $1/1 coupons

Final Cost: 2 Free!

1 Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste 6 oz. $3.49

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $2.49

Total Cost: $2.89

Total Savings: $5.40, and I was left with a $3.50 Register Reward!

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Target

2 Kikkoman soy sauce $1.42 each

BOGO coupon

$1/1 coupon

Total Cost: $.48

Total Savings: $2.42

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Meal Plan 10/25-10/31! October 25, 2010

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Dinners

Monday:

Tuesday: Chili Cheese Dogs

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Hotdogs

Friday: Lasagna

Saturday: Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Sunday: Leftovers

Breakfasts

Same as last week!

 

Meal Plan 10/18-10/24! October 18, 2010

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Dinners

Monday: Baked Chicken

Tuesday: Buitoni Pasta Frozen Meal

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Stuffed Corn Tortillas and Guacamole

Friday: Pancakes, Bacon, and Eggs

Saturday: Spaghetti with Mussels

Sunday: Leftovers

Breakfasts

breakfast burritos, oatmeal/grits, cereal, granola and yogurt!

 

Shopping Trip 10/8-10/11! October 12, 2010

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Yes, it spans 3 days! There were several small trips, and I did not have time to do them all at once.

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Walgreens

First Transaction:

2 Nyquil Sinex $5 each

1 EOS Honeysuckle chapstick $3

Total Cost: $14.01

Savings: $4.47 and got back a $5 RR from the Nyquil and a $3 RR from the EOS.

Second Transaction:

Returned the 2 Nyquil because I forgot to use my coupons! So I got $10.78 back. This makes my savings for the first transaction only $.49.

Third Transaction:

2 Nyquil Sinex $5 each

2 $4/1 coupons = $8

Final Cost: $2, or $1 each

Total Cost: $2.78

Savings: $11.98

Fourth Transaction:

2 Werthers Caramel $2.29 with BOGO sale

$1/2 coupon

Final Cost: $1.29, or $.65 each

2 Brach Autumn Candy 2/$3

Total Cost: $1.70

Savings: $6.29, which includes the $3 RR from the first transaction. I also got a $1 RR from the Brach’s candy.

Fifth Transaction:

1 Schick Hydro 5 Razor $7.99

$4/1 coupon

Final Cost: $3.99

1 Reeses Pumpkin $.29

Total Cost: $3.92

Savings: $7.50, which includes the $1 RR from the fourth transaction. I also got a $4 RR from the razor!

Total Spent at Walgreens: $11.63

Total Saved at Walgreens: $26.26, which includes the $3 and $1 RR. I also was left with a $4 and $5 RR.

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Target

First Transaction:

5 Mott’s Plus Light Apple Juice $1.75 each

Total Cost: $8.83

Savings: $6.45 and I got back a $5 Target gift card!

Second Transaction:

5 Ben and Jerry’s pints $2.75 each

Total Cost: $8.93 because I used my $5 gift card.

Savings: $6.20 and I got back a $5 Target gift card!

Total Spent at Target: $17.76

Total Saved at Target: $12.65 and I still have a $5 gift card left!

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Rite Aid

First Transaction:

5 Kellogg’s Froot Loops 5/$10

2 $1.50/2 coupons

Final Cost: $7, or $1.40 each

Total Cost: $7.20

Savings: $12.45 and I got back a $2 +Up reward!

Second Transaction:

1 Crest 4 oz. $2.69

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $1.69

Total Cost: $1.90 because I used the $2 +Up Reward

Savings: $1.10 and I got back a $2.69 +Up Reward!

Third Transaction:

1 Dixie Plates 30 count $2

1 Dixie Plates 24 count $2

Total Cost: $1.62 because I used the $2.69 +Up Reward

Savings: $3.98 and I got back a $1 +Up Reward!

Total Spent at Rite Aid: $10.72

Total Saved at Rite Aid: $17.53 and I still have a $1 +Up Reward left to use!

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CVS

First Transaction:

6 Puffs $1 each

2 $.25/3 coupons = $.50

Final Cost: $5.50, or $.92 each

2 Charmin 16 Big Rolls $10 each

2 $.25/1 coupons = $.50

Final Cost: $19.50

$4/$20 CVS coupon

Total Cost: $22.17 using a $.50 ECB

Savings: $22.02 and I got a $10 ECB back!

Second Transaction:

15 Pepsi Product 2 Liters $1 each

Total Cost: $6.16 after using the $10 ECB.

Savings: $23.35 and I got back a $5 ECB!

Total Spent at CVS: $28.33

Total Saved at CVS: $45.37 with a $5 ECB left!

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Total for the Trip: $68.44

Total Saved for the Trip: $101.81

Total Rewards Left: Was $20, but now it’s $15 (I used the $5 RR on pictures I had developed)

 

Meal Plan 10/11-10/17! October 11, 2010

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Dinners

Monday:

Tuesday: Hotdogs

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Spaghetti

Friday: Quiche

Saturday: Shrimp Bread

Sunday: Leftovers

Breakfasts

Same as last week!

 

Grocery Shopping Trip 10/3! October 4, 2010

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Lowe’s Foods

2 Cap’n Crunch cereals $1.88

2 $.50/1 coupons

Final Cost: $.88 each

1 McCormick brown gravy mix $.99

1 4-pack sub rolls $1.39

1 gallon milk $2.99

Total Cost: $11.95

Savings: $6.22

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Food Lion

10 Green Peppers $4.40

3 Philadelphia Cream Cheese 8 oz. $3.00

2 Kraft Shredded Cheese 8 oz. $1.39 each

$5/5 coupon

Final Cost: FREE cream cheese! And $.39 for each bag of cheese

Total Cost: $5.38

Savings: $15.30

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Harris Teeter

First Transaction:

4 Hanover Kidney Beans 15 oz. $.80 each

$1/4 coupon

Final Cost: $2.20, or $.55 each

1 Bounty Paper Towels $5.77

$.25/1 coupon

Final Cost: $5.27

1 4-pound bag Valencia oranges $2.99

1 Arm and Hammer dryer sheets 100-count $1.99

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $.99

1 Mt. Olive Banana Peppers $2.50

1 Angus Chuck Roast 2.49 lbs. $9.50

$3 any meat purchase (catalina from last trip!)

Final Cost: $6.50

2.49 lbs. Red Seedless Grapes $2.47

2.23 lbs. Bartlett Pears $2.21

3.2 lbs. Spaghetti Squash $3.17

2.5 lbs. Butternut Squash $2.48

$3 off (catalina from last trip!)

Total Cost: $28.93

Savings: $28.33

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Second Transaction:

2 Breakstone Sour Cream 16 oz. $1.50 each

3 Kraft shredded cheese 8 oz. $1.64 each

$5/5 coupon

Final Cost: $.50 for each sour cream and $.64 for each bag of cheese!

Total Cost: $3.09

Savings: $11.52

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Total for the Trip: $49.35

Total Savings: $61.37

 

Meal Plan 10/4-10/10!

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Dinners

Monday: Italian Beef Sandwiches

Tuesday: Barbecued Porkchops

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Lasagna, Salad, and Garlic Bread

Friday: Pancakes, Bacon, and Eggs

Saturday: Bridal Shower for my sister and her fiance! I’m making White Chicken Chili and my mom’s recipe for Chili n Beans!

Sunday: Leftovers

Breakfasts

Oatmeal, Yogurt and Granola, Cereal