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Friday Finals 6/29

on 6.29.2012 at 5:33pm
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This was a unique week at our house.  Many of you know already that this past weekend I fell and broke my tailbone, that has made very simple things not so simple anymore.  It’s also made my husband become even more of a super Dad and awesome husband.  As for shopping, it made me unable to drive or really ride comfortably in the car.  So for the next few weeks my husband is the household shopper.

This is probably the one task he is the least happy about, but he was a good sport.  I got the deals all ready and coupons cut, even wrote down specifics next to some items that he might need to know.  He also got to go with no kids, so don’t pity him…

He did awesome in the end.  Only two errors and we all have made them at one point.  The biggest being he bought the wrong size box of Rice Krispies so they didn’t ring up B1G1.  The other error being that he didn’t ask for a raincheck on a few items they were out of.  I can’t expect him to get it all though, and honestly for a non-couponer he did awesome.

His totals:

Publix:
Total Before Sales and Coupons: $85.69
Total Spent: $47.41
Total Saved: $38.28 or 45%

This included a few things he thought would make an uncomfortable wife happy that weren’t on his list.

How did you do this week?  Leave a comment or a link to your savings post.


    • flower_mom

      Oh, Jenny!  I hope you feel better soon!  ((hugs))

    • Oh that’s just awful…and while pregnant too…..I hope your back to your old self soon!

    • MelindaM

      Had 2 small shopping trips this week
      Spent 0. oop and got back $2.05. Saved over $50.Here’s what I got.8 Purina busy bone treats B0g0 @ 3.79 (Used (2) $2/2, (2) $1/2, & (8 times) Publix $2.00 coupon* didnt have to have 8 actual coupons)2 Kraft anything dressing b0g0 3.31 (Used (2) $1/1 printable & $1/2 Target printable)1 24 pack zephyrhills 3.99 (Used .75 peelie)Ground beef.Strawberries 2.50 (Used $1 off produce wyb 2 kraft dressing)2 Dial soaps $1 (Used (2) .35 & (2) .50 Target coupons)And used $5/$30 winn dixie coupon

      Second Trip: Spent .71. Saved over $80.
      12 Purina busy bone treats -B0G0 3.79 (used (6) $1/2 peelies & (12) $2 off Publix coupons *didnt have to have 12 actual coupons*
      2 Ball park hot dogs- B0g0 4.99 (used $1/2 printable & $1/2 Target printable)
      2 Lays chips -B0g0 4.99
      2 Kraft anything ranch B0G0 3.31- (used (2) $1/1 Printable & $1/2 Target printable
      1 Pack strawberries- 2.50 ($1 off produce wyb 2 Kraft dressing) 
      4 Dial soaps $1 (used (4) $.50 Target printables)
      And used $5/$30 winn dixie coupon

    • FDwife

      Hope you feel better soon!  Thanks for all you do!!!

    • Vjaunaturel

      I want to thank you sooo much for this site. I have been couponing for less than a week now. Here is my total savings from my Publix  6/27 and 6/28 trip!
      Publix:Total Before Sales and Coupons: $330.43Total Spent: $150.35
      Total Saved: $180.08 or 54%

      • JustMe

        You have so many “stages” coming….right now the deals seem awesome, BUT they will get even more awesome as you go!  I am a 2 year old and things that were GREAT in the beginning are just so-so now….25 cents and not needed is 25 cents wasted…you just wait, you will get there too!

    • C.B.

      So.sorry I hope you feel better soon.

    • Kimmele1961

      So sorry to hear about your fall!!!!!  : (     Hope you feel better soon!!!!!  Thank you for everything you do for us!!!!!  You have helped me save my family so much money!!!!!  Thank you!!!!!

    • Cindy

      I want to thank you again for how much your website has saved my family money on groceries!

      I hope you are feeling better soon!

    • Betterme10

      wish I live close to you to help you with the groceries,will do that with all my pleasure. because i understand your husband he sounds like mine,he loves that im saving a lot but it is  something he doesnt want to do.they werent born to do that lol. 

    • Darleen66

      I am so sorry to hear that you broke your tailbone – wishing you a speedy recovery.  I will keep you and your baby in my prayers.

    • Darleen66

      I am so sorry to hear that you broke your tailbone – wishing you a speedy recovery.  I will keep you and your baby in my prayers.

    • Crclbrnch

      i will pray for you for a speedy recovery.  Hope you get to feeling better soon.

    • Crclbrnch

      i will pray for you for a speedy recovery.  Hope you get to feeling better soon.

    • January42003

      Spent $28 & saved $50 at Publix. Got two more free bologna & gave those to my parents. I was tickled to death with my savings on my little shopping trip. Woo-hoo.

      Jenny, hope you recover soon & that the little one gives mommy a break- no kicking mommy while she’s hurting. :) :) God Bless!

    • CrazyMomOf11

      At Publix I spent $40.00 before tax, saved $82.00!!!! Get well soon!! :)

    • Karen

      Oh, ouch!  Sorry to hear about your fall.  Hope it heals quickly.

    • Lisa

      I haven’t made my trips yet for the week.  Sorry to hear about the tailbone, hope it heals soon!  Also, kudos to the hubs!  My wife/partner hates couponing trips and refuses to make them by herself.  I don’t know what would happen if I was ever unable to go.  When she comes with me she’s like that kid that keeps throwing things in the basket that aren’t on sale. 

    • Lisa

      I haven’t made my trips yet for the week.  Sorry to hear about the tailbone, hope it heals soon!  Also, kudos to the hubs!  My wife/partner hates couponing trips and refuses to make them by herself.  I don’t know what would happen if I was ever unable to go.  When she comes with me she’s like that kid that keeps throwing things in the basket that aren’t on sale. 

    • My weekly trip to Walmart was $220 before and $59 after!  Yay!  You can see my picture above:)

    • So sorry to hear about your injury!  I hope you have a speedy recovery.

    • Debbie

      I did that while I was pregnant with my son…no meds while pregnant..the chiropractor actually helped me..This is a good time to call in all of those favors.Do your best to take care of yourself.

    • lil A’s mom

      your hubby sounds like a keeper :)