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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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The Mystery Penny Item at Publix for Wednesday 5/19 or Thursday 5/29, is:

Publix Pasta Sauce

You can get the Publix Penny item with any purchase that is $10 or more before coupons. There is a Mystery Penny Item coupon in the Wednesday or Thursday Paper every week . Some stores do not require this coupon, but many have changed and do require it now, check with your store to find their policy.

The Penny Item is for one day only, and will be the day that the add starts in your area. This is Wednesday for all of SC and AL, and parts of GA, or Thursday for Northern GA.

Get all of this weeks Publix Deals and Coupon Matches!

**Note: FL and Coastal GA stores DO NOT participate in the Penny Item**

A thought… You will not get much closer to free, so if you don’t need, like or want this item, then give it away. There are many folks that would probably love it!

    • pureromancebychriste

      I'm about to find out if I need the coupon at our local store, I hope I don't cause I don't want to buy a paper just for that

    • chrissie

      It’s sad 2 say…..i noticed something about Publix…..when they have buy 1 get 1 free they jack the price up high sometime when you think u r getting a deal you are really not….when you go there look at some of their prices for the items they do not have on sale….write it down and look at it when they do have you will c what I mean……I am mad about it…….

      • soylatteqt

        i haven't noticed that at my publix.

    • Christy

      So, what is the difference between ” one coupon per purchase” and ” one coupons per transaction'?

      • Snowski824

        One coupon per purchase means that if you buy two bottles of ketchup you can use two coupons. You can't buy one bottle of ketchup and use two coupons.
        One coupon per transaction means you can only get one item and use one coupon in that shopping trip.

    • B.J. Evans

      I'm a newbie – what do ya'll do with your expired coupons? I hate to throw them away :0(

      • Laura N.

        B.J, I'm new too, but here's a tip for those expired coupons. Find someone who's in the military and pass the coupons on to them. I recently learned that active and retired military can use expired coupons at the PX for up to 3 months after the expiration and those stationed overseas can use them up to 6 months expired. The lady who told me has a group of friends at church and a collection box. They stuff one of those international one price boxes and ship them monthly to a relative stationed in Europe to use at her local PX. What her PX doesnt carry, she forwards on to others.
        Hope this makes you happy about recycling and helping out our military families.

        • B.J. Evans

          Thanks for this information Laura.

    • Mommysboy

      Hmm. My Publix this morning was offered Ocean Spray cranberry juice as the penny item. wonder why??

    • kajuan

      i have a question. i just purchased $244 worth of groceries and paid $165 for it using what i learned here, but for some reason i feel like i could have saved more, but i'm not sure what i'm doing wrong, but i think it has something to do with the coupon sites not having new coupons for me to print.

      what is the cycle that the coupon sites are on to print new coupons?

      should i be going to the website to every product that i want to buy to look for coupons?

      is there an easy way to discover the 6 week sale cycle for publix in central florida?

      thanks in advance

      • LoriMama

        You need to shop the sale … ie: Ragu and pasta is BOGO this week and between printables and extra Qs, you can buy 15. You would go ahead and buy 15 and then put it away in your pantry. That way you are getting the product at the cheapest. Until you get your stockpile up, you will run a higher tab but once you get it stocked, you should see your bill drop considerably. I used to be $125/week for a family of 4, including diapers. Now I average at $40/week. I am always using things from my stockpile but at the same time refilling it as necessary. Reducing the “shopping what you need this week” routine and replacing it with the “shopping what is on sale this week” is going to be the hardest habit to bring b/c we think along the lines of what we need this week. It's takes patience and perseverance but in about 2 months of consistent shopping sales and Qs only, you will see an incredible change in your weekly budget. Keep your own 6 week sale cycle – just see what is on sale this week and you can pretty much guarantee yourself that it will be on sale again in 6-8 weeks. Also, on your own, visit coupons.com and redplum.com and print Qs that you see you may use in a future sale. I've always found that once the sale starts, the really high value Qs will sometimes disappear. Hope this helps you keep going!!

    • Droopy

      We just went to the Newnan, GA Publix and the Item of the day was Duncan Hindes Dark Chocolate Brown Mix! Which is awsome!

    • Kaitlyn

      im going grocery shopping for my first time at publix with coupons, first time grocery shopping with coupons period… any hints or helpful info =)

    • Droopy

      We just went to the Newnan, GA Publix and the Item of the day was Duncan Hindes Dark Chocolate Brown Mix! Which is awsome!

    • Kaitlyn

      im going grocery shopping for my first time at publix with coupons, first time grocery shopping with coupons period… any hints or helpful info =)