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How’s 97% for good savings?!


It has been a while since I’ve posted a great Publix trip. I’ve certainly had many great Publix trips lately, but this one is just the icing on the cake!!

Today’s trip shows the importance of stacking coupons (combining a manufacturer’s coupon with a store coupon).

Here is the breakdown of my trip:
(2) Nabisco Mini Variety Packs – $5.99 – BOGO price $3.00 – Used $1.50 coupon = $1.50 each.

(2) Ronzoni Quick Cook Pasta – $1.29 – BOGO price $0.64 – Used $0.50 coupon (doubled) = $0.46 overage on each!

(2) Progresso Bread Crumbs – $2.09 – BOGO price $1.05 – Used $1.00 coupon = $0.05 each

(1) Hidden Valley Farmhouse Original Dressing – $3.39 – BOGO price $1.70 – Used $2.00 coupon = $0.30 overage!

(2) Milky Way Bare – $0.45 – Used BOGO coupon (doubled) = $0 each

(4) Sundown Vitamin B-6 – $3.59 – Used $1 manufacturer’s coupon and $6 off 2 Publix coupon = $0.41 overage on each!

(4) Sundown Vitabmin A – $3.29 – Used $1 manufacturer’s coupon and $6 off 2 Publix coupon = $0.71 overage on each!

My total before tax was negative $1.41!! After tax I only had to pay $1.69 for my $56.61 worth of groceries!!

What to do with all of those vitamins you ask? I plan to donate them to the food bank at my church and use them in Coupon Party goody bags.

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Viva Italia! Great Savings Galore!

Publix is doing their yearly Viva Italia sale the next few weeks and there are many great items to stock up on that you won’t see on sale like this for at least 6 months to a year.

Here are the items that I bought:
2 Coles Cheesesticks
4 Coles Garlic Bread
8 Green Giant Boxed Frozen Veggies
2 Breyers YoCrunch Yogurt
2 J&J Baby Wash
1 pkg. chicken leg quarters
2 Newspapers
2 boxes Mueller Pasta
1 lb. shrimp
2 tilapia filets
1 pkg. Arnold Sandwich Thins
1 artichoke
1 cucumber
2 sweet onions
1 bag Eat Smart broccoli/cauliflower
1 bunch asparagus
3 trial size NyQuil (Free plus overage)
3 trial size DayQuil (Free plus overage)
3 Puffs with Vicks (Free)
2 Kraft Parmesan
2 Progresso Beef Broth cartons
10 Progresso Chicken Broth cartons
6 Glade Soy Candles
4 Green Giant Sliced Mushrooms
1 Hormel Chili Masters
2 cans Green Giant corn
4 cans Green Giant green beans
3 bags Rico Rice
2 Pillsbury Cresent Rolls
2 Pillsbury Pizza Crust
2 Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls
4 Muir Glen Tomato Paste

I spent $56.55 and saved $146.69! That is 72% A good week all in all. It helped me restock my stockpile. I bought a lot of items that I won’t need to buy again until next year!

How did you do?

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Freebies at Publix!

This was a week of excellent freebies for me at Publix!
Spent: $54.25
Saved: $ 134.48
71% Savings

The following items were free (some with overage) due to couponing:
1 gallon of milk
2 packages of Oreos
3 boxes of Puffs Tissue
3 packages of Dayquil
3 packages of Nyquil
2 packages of Bandaids
2 Revlon nail clippers
2 Revlon Emery Boards
8 boxes of Knox Gelatin
2 tubs Country Crock butter

Items that were less than $1 (due to couponing):
Dixie 200 count napkins
Post Shredded Wheat cereal
Post Grape Nuts cereal
Post Raisin Bran cereal
Post Vanilla Almond Shredded Wheat cereal
Pepperidge Farm Garlic Toast
Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt
Reddi-Whip
Nivea Body Wash
Lysol Kitchen Spray
Almonds
Ziploc Bags

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75% Ain’t Bad!

Today’s Publix run wasn’t my best, but who can really complain about saving 75% off your bill? I bought so much that it wouldn’t all fit on my counter top, so thus the two pictures. I am a little disappointed with myself for going over my New Year’s resolution amount of $50 a week, but I have a lot for my depleted stockpile (after finishing the Pantry Challenge), items for Coupon Party goody bags, and great produce! I was even able to get an awesome deal on one of my hubby’s favorites – deli Genoa Salami! I could almost give it to him for Valentine’s Day he loves it that much. 🙂


So here are my numbers:
Spent $62.34
Saved $188.31

Part of my great savings came from a $5 Publix gift card that Publix mailed me last week. Around Christmas time I emailed the corporate office a request for a Publix calendar (they were full of great coupons, but only available in FL), but they were not able to send me one. I got the $5 gift card instead! Thanks Publix! You really do have awesome customer service!

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Coupon Round Up

At the beginning of every month Coupons.com will change its’ coupons and put up new ones. You have just a few days before the following coupons will be taken down. Hurry and print out coupons for the products you use frequently!
Here’s the list of what is available:

•$1.00/1 All Laundry Detergent
•$.75/1 Hostess Cupcakes
•$3.00/2 Glade Candles
•$2.50/1 Pure & Natural Huggies Diapers
•$2.00/1 Huggies Diapers
•$.75/1 Huggies Wipes
•$1.00/1 Scott’s Tissue
•$1.00/1 Cottonelle
•$2.00/2 Welch’s Grape Juice
•$1.00/6 Dannon Light & Fit Yogurt Cups Coupon
•$1.00/1 Red Baron Singles Pizza Coupon
•$.50/6 Yoplait Yogurt Cups Coupon
•$.75/1 No Yolk Egg Noodles Coupon•$2.00/1 Everpure Shampoo, Conditioner or Treatment Coupon
•$1.00/1 January Issue of Real Simple Magazine Coupon
•$1.00/1 L’Oreal Eye Product Coupon
•$.50/1 Green Giant 19oz – 24oz Frozen Bagged Vegetables Coupon
•$.50/2 Green Giant Frozen Boxed Vegetables Coupon
•$2.00/1 L’Oreal Face Product Coupon
•$.55/1 Weight Watchers Frozen Novelty or 2 Multi-packs Coupon
•$1.00/2 Pillsbury Sweet Rolls or Grands Sweet Rolls Coupon
•$2.00/1 L’Oreal Haircolor Coupon
•$.75/1 Big Bag Malt-O-Meal Cereal Coupon
•$.40/1 Box any flavor Nature Valley Granola Bars Coupon
•$.40/1 Box any flavor Fiber One Chewy Bars or 90 Calorie Bars Couponn
•$.55/1 Box of Trix Big G Cereals Coupon
•$1.00/1 Yoplait Frozen Smoothie Coupon
•$1.00/1 GE Energy Smart compact flourescent lighting product Coupon
•$1.00/1 Opti-Free Contact Solution Coupon
•$.50/2 Pillsbury Crescent Dinner Rolls Coupon
•$2.00/1 Aleve 80ct or larger Coupon
•$.50/2 Betty Crocker Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Gushers or Fruit Rollups Coupon
•$4.00/1 Sudafet Triple Action 36ct Caplets Coupon
•$.50/1 Chocolate Chex Mix 4.5oz or larger Coupon
•$.80/2 Yoplait Go-Gurts, or Yoplait Trix Yogurt Cups Coupon
•$1.00/1 Digiorno Flatbreat Melt Product Coupon
•75% off Prescription Drug Coupon
•$2.00/1 Aveeno Facial Care Product (excl trial sizes) Coupon
•$1.00/2 Goya Rice Mixes Coupon
•$1.00/2 California Pizza Kitchen Flatbread Melts Coupon
•$.55/1 Just for One Green Giant Vegetables Coupon
•$1.00/1 McCann’s Irish Oatmeal Product Coupon
•$1.00/2 Pillsbury Refrigerated Cookie Dough Coupon
•$.50/1 Tetley Tea Coupon
•$2.00/1 Schiff Vitamin or Supplement Coupon
•$1.00/1 Milk Bone Essentials Plus Biscuits or Chewy Treats Coupon
•$1.00/1 L’Oreal Lip Product Coupon
•$1.00/1 Weight Watchers Sweet Bakery Coupon
•$2.50/1 Aveeno Nourish + Hair Care Product Coupon
•$1.00/1 Yoplait YoPlus or Yoplus Light Yogurt 4-pack Coupon
•$.60/1 Morton’s Season-All Product 5oz or larger Coupon
•$.50/1 Old El Paso Heat & Serve Side Coupon
•$1.50/1 Wanchai Ferry Frozen Entree
•$.40/1 Betty Crocker Fruit Flavored Shapes Coupon
•$3.00/1 Miralaz 30 dose Coupon
•$1.00/1 Alka Seltzer Product 12 ct or larger (excl Alka Seltzer Cold Products) Coupon
•$.30/2 Pillsbury Grands Biscuits Coupon
•$.40/1 Yoplait Go-Gurts, Yoplait Kids Cups or Yoplait Trix Yogurt Cups Coupon
•$.50/1 Betty Crocker Warm Delights Bowls or Warm Delights Mini’s Coupon
•$2.00/1 Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions Product Coupon
•$.75/1 Fiber One Frozen Muffins Coupon
•$1.00/1 Scotch Single Use Super Glue Coupon
•$2.00/1 16, 20, or 32oz VitaLife Product Coupon
•$4.00/1 Flex-a-min Coupon
•$1.00/1 Bag any flavor Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters Coupon
•$.50/1 Can Diamond Crystal Sea Salt Coupon
•$1.00/1 Alka Seltzer Plus Product 10 ct or larger Coupon
•$1.00/1 5.7oz or 8oz VitaLife Product Coupon
•$.75/2 Pillsbury Refrigerated Holiday Cookies Coupon
•$2.00/1 Schiff MegaRed Coupon
•$2.00/1 Caribou Coffee Coupon
•$.40/2 Pillsbury Italian Meal Breads Coupon
•$.75/2 Pillsbury Grands Biscuits Coupon
•$2.00/1 Purpose Skin Care Product Coupon
•$2.00/1 AmLactin Lotion or Cream Coupon
•$2.00/1 Sililasan Earache or Pink Eye Relief Coupon
•$.55/1 Bridgford Frozen Rolls, Bread Dough, or Monkey Bread Coupon
•$1.00/2 bags of 40, 50 or 80lb Salt Pellets
•$.55/1 Any flavor Pillsbury Savorings Product Coupon
•$2.00/1 Milk Bone Essentials Plus Long Lasting Chew Coupon
•$1.00/1 L’Oreal Skincare Product Coupon
•$5.00/1 Whole Body Cleanse Coupon
•$1.00/1 17oz Hartz Nodor Litter Spray Coupon
•$2.00/1 RID Product Coupon
•$.35/3 Pillsbury Grands Jr. Biscuits Coupon
•$5.00/1 Slimquick Appetite Control Product Coupon
•$.30/1 Can of Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt Coupon
•$1.00/1 Miralax 10 or 14 dose Coupon
•70% off Frame Sale at JC Penney Optical plus 25% off all lenses Coupon
•$2.00/1 Wardley Advanced Nutrition Fish Food Coupon
•$3.00/1 Similasan Sleeplessness Relief Coupon
•$1.00/1 Truvia Natural Sweetner Coupon
•$1.00/1 January/February Issue of Cooking Light Magazine Coupon
•$2.00/1 Ester-C Product Coupon
•$2.00/1 Similasan Dry Eye Relief Coupon
•20% off entire purchase at Sears Portrait Studio Coupon
•$3.00/1 Similasan Stress & Tension Relief Product Coupon
•50% off Portraits at Olan Mills Coupon
•$.55/2 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Pastries Coupon
•$2.00/1 Theraflu Product Coupon
•$1.00/1 Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt Multipacks Coupon

Thanks to Thrifty Frugal Mom for this list!

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Mission Tortillas Coupon


Get it while its’ hot! This coupon won’t last long! My hubby and I love soft taco night! You can bet I’ll be buying some tortillas the next time avacados go on sale!

Go HERE to print your coupon.

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New ConAgra $17 coupon booklet

******Update – these are all gone! Hope you got yours before they ran out!******

If you use any of the following products Hunts tomatoes, Rotel, Pam, Peter Pan peanut butter, Egg Beaters, Healthy Choice, Orville Redenbacher, or Kid Cuisine you are going to want to register HERE for the new ConAgra Foods coupon booklet valued at $17! Once you register it will be mailed to you.

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