Sunday, May 5, 2013

Super Savings...er...Sunday - $33.62 Grocery Trip

Our weekend has been super crazy - long story that I'll tell later - and I barely managed to get to the store this weekend!  It was necessary because we have company for part of this week, our children have their birthday and we have 3 different activities we're supposed to bring food to! Yikes.

I ran to the store very late Saturday night - at almost 11 pm (which is when our grocery stores close around here). Fortunately, we didn't need a whole lot so I was able to get in and out quickly!  Then quickly put things away and off to bed I went.  My photo taking skills have been less than stellar lately and I still have to find the charger for the camera anyway, so maybe it's better that I didn't take a photo!

We have plenty of meat in the freezers still and a few vegetables and fruits left over from last week so I was focusing on more fruit and a few staples to round out our menu.

Here's what we got:

Store #1:
Butter Kernel Canned Corn 3 @ $0.49 = $1.47
Butter Kernel Canned Cut Green Beans 3 @ 0.49 = $1.47
4.92lbs Braeburn Apples @ $0.88/lb = $4.33
0.75lbs Roma Tomatoes @ $0.98/lb = $0.74
10lbs Baking Potatoes $1.98
1 dozen large eggs $0.98

Total Store #1: $10.97
Total Saved (according to Store Receipt): $5.56 (33%)

Store #2:
Ronzoni Pasta 2@$1/ea = $2 - $1 - $1 (doubled coupon) = FREE
Limes 2 @ 3/$1 = $0.66
Whole Fresh Pineapple $2.99
Blackberries 6oz 2 @ $2 = $4
Blueberries 9oz 2 @ $2 = $4
Strawberries 1lb 2 @ $2 = $4
Mini Colored Sweet Peppers 8oz = $2
Gallon Skim Milk 2 @ 2/$5 = $5

Total Store #2: = $22.65
Total Saved (according to Store Receipt) = $15.41 (40%)

Total Spent at Both Stores: $33.62
Total Saved (according to store receipts): $20.97 (39%)

Total moved to meat bulk purchase fund: $6.38
Total in meat bulk purchase fund at this time: $26.73

Come back Monday (tomorrow!) to see what we're eating this week!

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