So I now spend my Friday afternoons grocery shopping and then figuring out the savings and blogging about it. Yeah, that's what's exciting these days :) And it really does put me in a good mood!
So with about 2 . 5 hours of shopping and 4 different stores this is what I got! We won't talk about how long it took me to browse ads and print and clip coupons. Being new at this combined with having a very old and slow computer and printer... it was a tad frustrating. But anyway, that will hopefully get better as I get more experience.
The listing from the picture:
2 14oz Hillshire Farm smoked sausages
2 gallons 2% milk
4 lbs Oscar Meyer lunch meat
4 Wanchai Express dinner for 2 frozen bagged meals
4 Macaroni Grill dinner for 2 frozen bagged meals
4 8oz packages Kraft shredded cheese
2 10 count boxes Aunt Jemima frozen waffles
2 bags Fresh Express bagged lettuce
2 10oz tubs Sabra hummus
1 16 oz tubs fat free sour cream
2 roma tomatoes
1 pkg hot dog buns
16 oz Ajax dish soap
4 boxes Mueller's pasta- Free!
6 24oz jars Bertolli pasta sauce
3 16oz bottles Kraft dressing
3 cans Campbell's condensed chicken noodle soup
4 cans Emeril's "Bam" meals (mini ravioli cans)- Free!
2 cans Butterball chicken broth
4 28oz cans Bush's baked beans
2 10oz bottles A1 sauce
2 10oz cans Rotel tomatoes
2 McCormick grill mates seasoning
3 3oz spices (garlic powder, chili powder, minced onion)
6 boxes Quaker chewy granola bars
4 rolls paper towels
Original total without sales or coupons- 228.93
Value of sale items (BOGO, on sale etc)- 113.01
Dollars off with coupons- 52.46
Total spent 83.19
Total saved off retail 145.74
A 64% overall savings!
Also Publix was running a promotion to get a $50 gas card for $40 with a purchase of $25 in groceries. So I got that also! So I also saved $10 in gas!