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Just the Basics best deals 5/10

Posted May 10, 2012

Just the Basics

 

Here is your weekly list of good sale prices for the basics at our various grocery & drug stores including milk, meat, produce, coupon items & more. This list includes deals from the sales ads, with a few regular priced items included.

 

 

Kroger, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens deals are valid through 5/12.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 5/15.

Kroger is offering a Mega Event this week: Buy 10 participating items in the same transaction and get $4 off instantly at the register and then an additional $1 will also be donated to the USO. Here are some of the participating items. There are many more than will be in store and you can see the full list at Kroger.com. You can mix and match the participating items. Basically, this deal takes off 40 cents from each item after the discount.

Lowes Foods: There is a new set of 3-week store coupons. They are valid May 9 - May 29. You can pick up the coupons in stores in the sales ad. These coupons can be coupled with manufacturer’s coupons.

Abbreviations used below include:

HT = Harris Teeter
LF = Lowes Foods
FL = Food Lion
RA = Rite Aid
WG = Walgreens

Please post any other favorite basics deals in the comments section below!

Milk

HT: Milk, $2.77/gallon – a very good price!

Kroger: Milk, ½ gallon, $1.49 for skim or 1% ($1.59 per ½ gallon for other)

 

Bread

Harris Teeter 100% wheat, honey wheat, whole grain white bread, $1.29

Kroger buns and bread, $1.00

 

Eggs

HT: Eggs, 1 dozen large, .97 – an excellent price these days for a dozen eggs!

LF: Eggland's Best eggs, 1 dozen, $2 - .35 coupon from 1/29 and 4/29 SS = $1.30


Produce

ALDI: Cucumbers, .29 each!

ALDI: Baby carrots, .49 per 16 oz. package!

ALDI: Little Salad Bar garden salad, .49 per 12 oz bag!

ALDI: White mushrooms, .59 per 8 oz package!

ALDI: Grape tomatoes, .69/pint!

ALDI: Multi-colored peppers, $1.29/3-pack!

FL: Cucumbers, 2 for $1 – a good price!

FL: Green bell peppers, 2 for $1 – a good price!

FL: Lemons, 2 for $1

FL: Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.67 each (3 for $5)

FL: Broccoli Crowns, $1.69/lb

FL: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, 2 for $5

FL: Red delicious apples, 3 lb bag, $2

HT: Corn, 3 for .99

HT: Cucumbers, .69

HT: Green peppers, 2 count package, $1.69

Kroger: Sweet corn, .39 each

Kroger: Mangoes, .59 each

Kroger: Yellow squash or Zucchini, .99/lb – a good buy

Kroger: Green beans, .99/lb – a good buy

Kroger: Cameo organic apples, $1.29/lb

Kroger: Vine ripe tomatoes, $1.48/lb

LF: White or yellow corn 5 for $2

LF: Vidalia Onions .99/lb

LF: Bell Peppers, 99 each


Meat

FL: Holly Farms bone-in chicken breasts, thighs or drumsticks, .99/lb

FL: Smithfield or My Essentials spiral sliced ham, $1.59/lb

HT: Whole chicken fryers, .77/lb

HT: Ball Park franks, $1.99 - .75/2 coupon from 5/6 RP = $1.24 each

HT: Oscar Mayer Turkey franks, BOGO for $1.72

HT: Oscar Mayer beef franks, BOGO for $2.24

Kroger: Tyson boneless skinless chicken breasts, $1.79/lb – a good price!

Kroger: Hickory Hills boneless ham, whole, $1.99/lb

LF: Sanderson Farms split chicken breast, thighs or drumsticks, $1.17/lb

LF: Boston Butt pork roast, $1.47/lb.

LF: Oscar Mayer shaved meats, value pack, 16 oz., BOGO for $2.25


Dairy & Frozen

FL: My Essentials sour cream, 16 oz., $1.57

FL: My Essentials frozen vegetables, 32 oz., $1.97

HT: Yoplait Greek yogurt with granola, 2 pack, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from 3/25 SS = $1 (a good price for Greek yogurt)

HT: Kraft Milk-Bite bars, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon at Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1 each (my buy price for granola bars is $1 or less)

HT: Palermo’s Pizza BOGO for $3.62 - $1 coupon from 3/25 = $2.62

Kroger: Philadelphia cream cheese, 8 oz tub, $1.79 - .40 mega event discount = $1.39

Kroger: Kraft singles, 16 count, $1.99 - .40 mega event discount = $1.59

Kroger: Freschetta frozen pizza. $4.49 - .40 mega event discount - $1.50/2 coupon from 3 /4 SS = $3.34 each

Kroger cottage cheese, sour cream or dip, 24 oz., $1.66

Kroger cheese, 8 oz, $1.79 (my buy price is $1.50 per 8 oz)

LF: Sargento deli slices, $2 - .50 coupon from 4/15 SS (indicates DND on coupon so may not double) = $1.50 ($1 if coupon doubles)


Misc. Grocery

CVS: Mars chocolate singles, 1.08 – 2.15 oz., .75 - .75 Extrabucks = FREE after rewards! Limit 1

CVS: Good’n Natural energy bar, 2 oz., .99 - .99 coupon from 5/6 inserts= Free after coupon

CVS: General Mills cereal, 10.6 – 14 oz., Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal bars, Nature Valley granola bars or thins, 6-12 count
Sale: 3 for $9
ECB: $4 Extrabucks when you buy 4
Coupon: $1/3 General Mills cereal coupon from 4/22 SS, various printable cereal coupons on Pillsbury.com website HERE including .60/1 Cheerios, $1/2 various kids cereals, .60/1 Reese’s Puffs cereal, $1/2 printable cereal coupons on coupons.com (click Smart Shopper coupons link in box above), .50/1 Trix coupon on coupons.com
Total for 3 boxes of cereal after $4 ECB, $1/2 coupon and .50 Trix coupon = $1.16 each

FL: Vlasic pickles or stackers, 16 – 24 oz., BOGO - .75/1 from 4/1 SS

FL: Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts 3 for $5 - $1/3 Food Lion ecoupon = $1.33 each

FL: Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal, 17 oz., $1.50 (on sale Fri – Sun ONLY) - $1/3 Food Lion ecoupon HERE = $1.17 per box after coupon

HT: EVIC: Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts, $1.47, limit 2 - $1/3 printable coupon HERE (so 2 will be $1.47 and 1 will ring up at the non-member price of $1.99 making them $1.31 each after coupon and e-Vic price.
There was a .50/1 printable coupon available last week. If you printed it, your Pop-Tarts are only .47 each. Click HERE link in case they are still available to print

HT: Texas Pete hot sauce, .75 - .40 coupon from 5/6 SS = FREE (if coupon doubles – it does indicate DND and some HT’s will not double these)

HT: Maruchan Yakisoba, BOGO for .59 - $1/2 coupon from 3/11 SS = 9 cents each

HT: Ken’s salad dressing, 9 oz., $1.00 – coupon for Buy 2 Get 1 Free from 5/6 SS = .66 each

Harris Teeter beans, various canned, .50 each

HT: Ball Park buns, $1.99 - .55/1 coupon from 5/6 RP = .89

HT: Ortega taco shells or sauce, $1.67 - $1 coupon from All You Magazine May - .67

HT: Barilla Plus pasta, 14.5 oz., $1.67 - .75/2 coupon from 4/22 SS = .92 each

HT: Mission tortillas, $1.99 - $1 coupon from 4/29 SS = .99

HT: Keebler Chips Deluxe Cookies, BOGO for $1.94 - .75/2 coupon from 4/15 RP = $1.19

HT: Cheetos or Fritos, BOGO for $1.74 - $1/2 coupon from 4/29 Pepsico insert = $1.24 each

HT: Kellogg’s kids cereal, various, BOGO for $1.87 each - $1/2 coupon for Rice Krispies from 4/1 RP
Total after coupon = $1.37 each

Kroger: Van Camp’s pork and beans, .79 – 40 cent mega event discount = .39 each

Kroger: Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, $1.39 - .40 mega event discount = .99

Kroger: General Mills cereal
Sale: $2.39
Discount: .40 mega event discount
Coupon: .50/1 Fiber One coupon from 4/15 SS, $1/3 coupon from 4/22 SS, various printable coupons from CouponNetwork.com
Total after .50 coupon and .40 mega event discount = .99 ( a very good price for Fiber one!)

LF: Kool-Aid packets, 5 or $1 –Coupon for Buy 10 Get 5 free from 5/6 SS = 15 for $2 (.13 each)

LF: Maruchen noodles, 3 oz. 5 for $1

LF: Snackwells or Planters bars BOGO for $1.69 - .75 Snackwells coupon from 2/5 SS, $1/2 Planters bars coupon from 4/22 SS = .19 if you still have any Snackwells coupons left

WG: Harvest Pride hamburger or Hot dog buns, 8 count, .99 with in-ad coupon


Drinks

ALDI: Nature’s Nectar orange juice, 64 oz., $1.89

Kroger: Pepsi soft drinks, 2 ltr, Buy 4 Get 2 Free = $1 each when you buy 6 at the same time

WG: Nice! Or Walgreens orange juice, 59 oz., $2 with in-ad coupon


Non-Food

CVS: Children’s Allegra Allergy 12 –hour, 12 count or liquid 4 oz.
Sale: $9.99
ECB: $4.99, limit 1
Coupon: $5 coupon possible in Sunday inserts (according to the local CVS ad starting 5/6 - we may or may not get it in our paper)
Total after ECB and coupon (if we get it) = FREE!

CVS: U by Kotex pads, liners or tampons $3.99 - $3 Extrabucks reward = .99, limit 1

CVS: Huggies deal: $10 Extrabucks when you buy $25 worth of participating Huggies items including:
Huggies Jumbo pack diapers, 2 for $20
Huggies Box diapers, $20
Huggies wipes, 168 – 184 for $6
Coupons: $1 Huggies coupon from 4/15 SS, $2 Huggies coupon for Little Movers, Little Snugglers, Overnites from 4/15 SS
Total for 3 jumbo packs with 3 of the $1 coupons = $27 - $10 ECB reward = $17 ($5.67 each! – a good deal)
Total for 3 jumbo packs after 3 of the $2 coupons and $10 ECB reward = $14 ($4.67 each!)

CVS: CVS sun care spray, 5-6 oz, 2 for $10 ($5 each)

HT: Xtra laundry detergent, 75 oz (this is a good size bottle!), BOGO for $2.24 - .75/2 coupon from 5/6 SS = $1.49 each – an excellent price for this size laundry detergent!

HT: All laundry detergent, 50 oz, $2.99 - $1 coupon from 4/1 RP = $1.99

LF: All laundry BOGO for $3 - $1 coupon from 4/1 RP = $2
RA: Photo Collage 8 x 10, $1.49 - $1 +UP with in-ad coupon = .49

RA: U by Kotex sleek tampons, 18 count, $3.99 - $2 +UP = $1.99 (better deal at Walgreens)

WG: Complete Multi-Purpose solution, 12 oz.
Sale: $7.99
RR: $7.99 register reward
Total after reward = FREE!

WG: Lanacane anti-itch cream, 1 oz
Sale: $5.00
RR: $5 Register Reward
Total after reward = FREE!

WG: T.N. Dickinson’s witch hazel, 16 oz., $4 - $4 RR = FREE after reward!

WG: Renew Life First Cleanse, 14 day kit, $18 - $18 mail in rebate = free after rebate

WG: Finish dishwasher products (20 pack tabs or gelpacs or Jet dry 8.45 oz)
Sale: $3.49
RR: $1.50 Register Reward
Coupon: .75 tab or gelpac coupon from 4/22 SS, .50/1 Jet Dry coupon from 3/11 SS (expires 5/6)
Total after RR and coupon = $1.24 (a good price!)

WG: U by Kotex sleek tampons, 18 pack, $3.99 - $3 Register Reward = .99 after reward

WG: Cottonelle bathroom tissue, 12 rolls
Sale: $5
Store coupon: $1 coupon in monthly coupon book found in stores
Total after coupon = $4.00


Pet Care

FL: Alpo Prime Cuts or Come & Get It dog food, 16 lb., $7.99

Kroger: Old Yeller dog food, 44.1 lb bag, $14.99

LF: Alpo dog food, 16 lb bag, $7.99
 

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  • HappyGirl08 May 10, 2012

    For those of you going to Aldi, most of the time I think their sandwich bread is .99 a loaf. I really like it too. Not too hard...not too soft. :-)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper May 10, 2012

    Thanks j - I'm glad it helps. :-)

  • jdouglas13 May 10, 2012

    Thanks for this post every week, Faye. It is a huge job to pull all this together, and very much appreciated :)