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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

Going Nuts? I can help you understand coupon terms and abbreviations

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These are to help you feel less like you are buying random groceries and more like you can make a meal and coupon at the same time!

*These prices are based off of averages and subject to change weekly

Vegetable Pasta Bake Recipe

Barilla Pasta 13.25-16 oz., 14¢
Green Giant Frozen Vegetables 7-10 oz., 50¢
Kraft Chunk Cheese, Shredded, Cracker Cut or Cubes 4.5-8 oz., $1

Deli Wraps

Kraft Chunk Cheese, Shredded, Cracker Cut or Cubes 4.5-8 oz., 74¢
Publix Deli Oven Roasted Turkey Breast $5.99 lb.

Country Apple Dumplings Recipe

Red or Golden Delicious Apples 3 lb. bag $1.99
Pillsbury Rolls,  $1.16

Crispy Catfish Recipe

Fresh Catfish Fillet $3.99 lb.

Easy BBQ Dinner

Curly’s Chicken, Beef or Pork 18 oz., $2.99
Bush’s Best Baked Beans 21-28 oz., $1.16

Beef Tips on Rice Recipe

Publix Extra Long Grain Rice 10 lb., $3.99
Sirloin Tip Roast $3.49 lb.

    • Carolina Housewife

      The apple dumpling sounds awesome!

      I planned out a whole weeks worth of meals to feed a family of four for under $50 by shopping the sales this week at Publix.

      Beef Tacos, refried beans
      BBQ chicken, broccoli with cheese sauce, baked beans, cucumbers
      Creamy Shrimp/Asparagus Pasta, breadsticks, salad
      Veggie Packed Tomato Soup with cheese sandwiches
      Roast Beef Stuffed Sandwich , salad
      BBQ chicken Pizza, veggie, bread sticks
      Pasta Primavera, cut up veggies

      specifics at

    • This week's menu for us is:

      King Ranch Chicken casserole, white rice and a salad (Sargento cheese 1.50 & salad ingredients)

      Parmesan Pork Chops, Garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli w/ cheese and sauted yellow squash & onions. Butter Pecan Cake for dessert. (squash & onions purchased at farmers market)

      Balsamic Chicken with Spinach & Mushrooms and a salad (fresh spinach & salad was purchased for this one)

      Spaghetti, salad & garlic toast (salad ingredients & bakery bread was the only purchase)

      Curly's BBQ, baked beans & mac & cheese (all from my freezer & pantry) **My LAST FREE BBQ…. sooooo sad!!!

      Pot Pie with leftover roast, carrots, potatoes, onions and a biscuit topping (Simply Grands cost 1.09 at Albertson's)

      Anything not listed in ( ) was already in my freezer, frig or stockpile from previous weeks. I found the King Ranch Chicken recipe on another blog and then found it on myrecipes (dot) com.

    • LREYES, FL

      My family's menu this week is:

      Philly Cheese Steaks with french fries and chocolate milkshakes (ingrediants from last week from when they had a philly demonstration at my Publix last Saturday)

      Tacos with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, kraft shredded cheese an sour cream (from this week's sale)

      Lasanga, garlic bread and applesauce for dessert (combination of last week's sales and things I already had in my pantry and fridge – except for the Ragu sauce that is on sale this week)

      Carne Chorizada (a Nicaraguan dish), rice, yucca and salad. I use frozen ground turkey sold at my local Publix which is aleays sold at 2/3. Great deal! When I find the ground turkey, I stock up!

      Apple Pork Chops (bogo at Winn Dixie this week and I will use Publix's apples on sale this week), with mashed potatos and Green Giant frozen veggies.

    • gatormami2


      Thanks for posting these menu ideas. It is so helpful, like everything else on Southern Savers! I'm making the beef tips and rice tonight…

    • dweeb

      You guys are so nice to leave your ideas & suggestions. Thank you!

    • Zkazik2003

      I wish we had a site like this for the north east, soo helpfull and easy to navigate just wish it had our supermarkets. At least we have the drugstores

    • Hickey_jenny

      I am so thankful for this site!! I am just getting stared and I am amazed at the possibilities! I am not there yet but I hope to one day have it together enought to save a lot on groceries, etc! Thanks !

    • Amy Lauren

      I've made the vegetable pasta bake (although not for that cheap), and it was really good. I'm a vegetarian so it was an easy recipe that I could eat. I guess you can add meat to it for just a little more money if you eat meat though.

    • andrea

      thank you soo much! the meal ideas are my FAV part of the site!!

    • Kim

      Thank you! I've been away from the site for a while and didn't realize that you started doing this! This is just what I need!!!

    • Jsgmas

      This is an amazing feature – Thanks!

    • Lperson83

      I've been making those apple dumplings for years…they are AWESOME!!!!

    • Coupqueen

      Our Menu:

      Taco salads with refried beans

      MeatLoaf (they had a sale on ground beef/ground pork mixture), with some random side veggie

      King Ranch Chicken casserole (thanks Deedee!)

      BBQ sandwiches w/ sweet potato fries

      Phillips Crab cakes with Margaritaville Shrimp (Shrimp was bogo a few of weeks ago)

    • Germaine Jenkins

      Anybody old enough to remember when Pizza Hut sold Priazzos? I used a combination of Publix and Harris Teeter buys to make this oldie but yummy from the 80s. Meatballs weren't on sale but SouthernSavers' blog comments led me to buy coupon inserts from a wholecouponinserts website and luckily I found a $1 off Armour meatballs q that I stacked with a $.55 manufacter's q. Delicious results can be found on my food coupon blog, culinary tourette's. Keep cooking!

    • Atlanta Mom

      I love this feature. It definitely helps tie everything together.