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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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Giveaway Update
We have another update from one of the Grocery Giveaway winners!  Crystal decided to take her gift card to Publix like Sandra did in our last update.  Their savings stacked up pretty similarly.  Proving that Publix is a great place to coupon!

I spent $40.32 the first trip. With a savings of $25.02 or 38%, I was a little disappointed because they wouldn’t take my 3 Target coupons; I was also looking for peelie coupons on several products and couldn’t find them.  Here’s the list from my first trip with coupons in parenthesis:

2 Rice Krispies cereals, 9oz ($1/2)
2 Barilla pasta
1 Nutella
2 Carnation Evaporated Milk ($.50/2)
1 Pomegranate ($.50/1)
1 pomegranate POM Juice ($.50/1)
1 Dominos brown Sugar ($.50/2)
1 Dominos confectioners sugar
1 Alexia Frozen Sweet Potato Fries ($.55/1)
2 Hanover frozen Candied Sweet Potatoes ($1/2)
3 Grands Buttermilk Biscuits, 5ct ($.50/3)
1 Reynolds Wrap 75ft ($.75/1)
1 Garland Jacks BBQ sauce
1 Creamy Horseradish
1 Crisco Baking Sticks
1 gallon milk (up to $4 off, $.75 Ibotta…made it free plus $.75 profit)
1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch ($.50/1)
1 Tang Drink mix ($.50/1)
Publix Haul Trip 1

Here’s the info from my second trip:
I spent $8.96 for a savings of 78%. That was more like it!

1 gallon milk (up to $4.00 off)
2 Kelloggs Krave cereal (2 $.50/1)
1 Kelloggs Corn pops (.$50/1)
1 gallon milk (free wyb 3 Kelloggs cereals–store)
2 suave deodorant ($1/2 suave products–store)
1 Palmolive dish soap ($.25/1)
2 Kraft Fresh Take (2 $.99/1)
4 Del Monte Can veggies
2 Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta (2 $.75/1)
Haul 2
I ended up with $.72 left on my gift card which I used on my next trip. If I add my totals together, I spent $49.28 for products valued at $106.05. I saved $56.77 in coupons and store sales for a 54% savings. Thank you so much for the gift card and the fun!

Check back next week when we run a new giveaway for more grocery money! Remember the only catch to your free groceries is that you have to share how much you saved!

    • Hilary Putnam Barrett

      I need to start posting on here. I always save at least 60% at Publix.

    • him

      I DONT BELIEVE IN THESE “GIVEAWAYS ” BECAUSE I NEVER SEE REAL PEOPLE SAYING THANK YOU TO YOU BECAUSE THEY WON THIS OR THAT GIFT”, I THINK THIS IS JUST FALSE ADVERTIZING THE MOST PEOPLE THAT YOU GET FOR THIS FALSE GIVEAWAY THE MORE THEY WILL PAY YOU!

      • Krystal

        I won a $100 gift card to Soap.com a few years back from Southern Savers. I was really surprised – and it was awesome!

        I’m so grateful for Jenny and all she does to keep this blog current. We save so much money each week thanks to her. I hope she earns money from companies sponsoring giveaways – she deserves it. It’s comments like these that could drive bloggers to stop blogging. I suggest you think twice before commenting like this.

      • Stacey

        Try it yourself. Prove yourself wrong. I do this every week and save tons. My goal everytime is to save more than I spend. The cashiers can attest to the truth in my savings. Don’t knock it until you try it. It is more than possible and this site will help you be sure to save.

      • her

        DID YOU TAKE YOUR MEDS TODAY? WHY ELSE ARE YOU ON THIS BLOG IF YOU ARENT LOOKING TO SAVE $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$!

    • Amanda

      I usually always save 75% or more at Publix. One of the best trips I done was back between the months of September/October. My overall total was around $176 and I spent $41. That also included a gift card!! I was really happy with that shopping trip!!