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Friday Finals 11/2

on 11.2.2012 at 7:41pm
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We had a big shopping week this week.  I hit Publix last night with just one kiddo in tow, but then decided to head to Bi-Lo tonight with all 4 girls… if my husband hadn’t met us at the store at the last minute I have no clue how we would have purchased any groceries.  Figuring out a baby car set with another kid that wants to ride is impossible.  So, we went with two buggies and became a train going through the store. In the end we had a good week, and would have been over budget except for a $50 visa gift card that arrived this week in the mail from a past rebate.

Publix:
Total before sales and coupons: $199.17
Total spent: $74.22
Total saved: $124.95 or 62.7%

This was a lot of BOGO deals, plus a $5 off coupon that Kroger sent us in the mail.  I also grabbed pears, 2 pineapples, blueberries, carrots, a shoulder roast and 2 lbs of salmon.  I had competitor coupons for the pears, carrots and $2 off meat purchase to help with the cost.

Bi-Lo:
Total before sales and coupons: $92.27
Total spent: $35.17
Total saved: $57.10

We hit the Kellogg’s instant savings deal and the Kraft cheese deal.  Plus grabbed free Dawn dish soap.  Lastly we scored an extra 15¢ Fuel perks stocking up on baby wipes.

Buy:
(3) Pampers Baby Wipes 72 ct., $2.99 ea.
Used:
Store Coupon -$1 off Pampers wipes, 60 ct. + (Target coupon), Target Baby home mailer
Manufacturer Coupon (3) -.50/1 Pampers wipes, excl trial size, PG 10/28
Total Due: $4.97

Earn 15¢ Fuelperks off 20 gallons of gas = $3 gas savings

That means you are basically getting wipes for 65¢ a container!!  Don’t have the competitor?  It still makes it $1 a package.

Weekly Total:
Before sales and coupons: $291.44
Spent: $109.39
Saved: $182.05

Having the gift card then meant that we met our budget of $50 for the week, though really we have enough groceries now for 2 weeks.

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