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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • 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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I was so late last week that I have to make up for it.  We have been out ALL day shopping and playing and just got home.  It was a wonderful day with kids and being just mom for a while, so I hope you didn’t miss me too much.

We made it to Bi-Lo and Publix.  Bi-Lo sent me a great coupon book filled with $2 off produce, milk, meat and a 10% off coupon so I felt compelled to put those to good use.  I grabbed 1 lb of deli meat on sale for $1.99 lb, a bag of potatoes and just enough bananas to equal $2, reduced angus beef that after coupon came to $1…  the deals just kept going.


This is everything from the day together, plus my youngest who was very determined to line up the bug spray.  Moving her was pointless.

Total before coupons and sales: $106.84
Total Spent: $31.60
Total Saved: $75.21 or 70.4%

I got a $5 off $50 coupon back from Bi-Lo which I used right away at Publix.

Total before coupons and sales: $165.86
Total Spent: $61.83
Total Saved: $104.03 or 62.7%

Weekly Total:
Before coupons and sales: $272.70
Spent: $93.43
Saved: $179.24 or 65.7%

Yearly Totals:
Before coupons and sales: $4705.53
Spent: $1477.33 ($44.77 weekly average over 33 weeks)
Saved: $3228.20 or 68.6%

We went over the $50 weekly budget this week but have not had a big shopping trip in almost a month so I was glad to see that in the big yearly average we are still under budget!  Our budget is $50 per week for all grocery, household and personal care expenses.

How did you do this week?  Leave a comment or post a link to your savings posts (not to deals or homepages please).