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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Friday Finals

on 2.6.2009 at 5:52pm
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Wow what a week Southern Savers has had.  You guys have kept my fingers busy responding to emails and comments and it’s great to have so many new folks here.  Thanks Amy and Laura for mentioning me in your list!  I thought it was going to be another week of not getting out to shop but I finally made it out after kids went to bed last night.  Still haven’t made it to CVS but I have an ECB that expires so we will get there!

For those that have asked for so many weeks… a picture.  This is my Publix trip minus 2 cans of beans that got eaten before the picture.  My husband still has the camera hostage so I had to take it with my webcam :)

Publix:
Total before sales and coupons: $132.83
Total Spent: $35.72
Total Saved: $97.11 or 73.1%

Bi-Lo:
Total before sales and coupons: $65.05
Total Spent: $36.35
Total Saved: $28.70 or 44.1%
(Bought 17 lbs of Boston Butt, a Spiral Ham and 12 lbs of Rice – we have lots of family in town for the next few weeks so I had to stock up on meat)

Sam’s Club:
Total: $23.86
(Bought 2 Gallons of Milk, 4 lbs of Butter and 5lbs of 90/10 Hamburger meat)

Weekly Totals:
Total Before Sales and Coupons: $221.74
Total Spent: $95.93
Total Saved: $125.81 or 56.7%

Yearly Totals for 2009:
Total Value of purchases: $828
Total Spent: $215 ($43 per week average)
Total Saved: $614 or 74%

How did you do this week?  Comment or link to your post below.  It is fun to see just how much everyone is saving and helps encourage everyone to get better and better!  Please link directly to your savings post.