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Just the Basics best deals 10/18

Posted October 18, 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, eggs, bread, coupon items & more. This list includes deals from the sales ads, with a few regular priced items included. Please add any other great deals on basics that you find!

 

Kroger, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens deals are valid through 10/20.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 10/23.

Harris Teeter: General Mills promotion: Save $5 when you buy any 15 General Mills products in one shopping trip from 10/17 – 10/23/2012.

Kroger: New Mix & Match Promotion: Buy 5 participating products and get a $5 coupon at the register for your next shopping trip.

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

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99


Bread

HT: Pepperidge Farm Goldfish bread, 8 count, $2.50 - .75 coupon from 9/9 SS = $1.00

Harris Teeer Old Fashioned or sandwich white bread, 20 oz., $1.27

HT: Nature’s Own honey wheat bread, BOGO for $1.74

LF: Arnold bread, BOGO for $2.15 - $2.29


Eggs

HT eggs, 1 dozen, $1.00 – great price!


Produce

ALDI: Green peppers, 3 pack, .99 (.33 per green pepper!)

ALDI: White mushrooms, 8 oz., .99

ALDI: Roma tomatoes, 20 oz package, .99

ALDI: Italian or Ceasar salad mix, 10 oz bag, .99

ALDI: Yellow Onions, 3 lb bag, .99 (very good deal)

ALDI: Zucchini, 3 pack, .99

FL: Green peppers, .50 each – very good price

FL: Cucumbers, .69 each

FL: Sweet onions, .98/lb

FL: Avocados, .99 each

FL: Red grapes, seedless, $1.27/lb

FL: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Gala apples, 3 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Tangerines, 3 lb bag, $2.99

HT: Cucumber, .59

HT: Green cabbage, .59/lb

HT: NC Sweet potatoes, .79/lb

HT: Green acorn, butternut or spaghetti squash, .99/lb

HT: Avocados, $1 each

HT: Cantaloupe, $1.25 each – great price!

HT: Celery, $1.59

Harris Teeter Yukon gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.99

Kroger: Sweet potatoes, .88/lb

Kroger: Avocados, $1 each

Kroger: Mini peeled carrots, 16 oz., $1 – good price

Kroger: Red, yellow or orange bell peppers, $1 each – good price

Kroger: Fresh selections garden salad, 12 oz., $1.00

Kroger: Bartlett pears, $1.29/lb

Kroger: Florida navel oranges, 8 lb bag, $5.99

LF: Green beans, $1.27/lb

LF: Broccoli crowns, BOGO for $1.34

LF: Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb, $1.97

LF: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $1.99


Meat

FL: Bone-in chicken breasts, value pack, .99/lb

FL: Chicken drumsticks and thighs, .99/lb

FL: Assorted pork chops, bone-in, $1.99/lb

HT: Chicken leg quarters, .97/lb

HT split chicken breast, $1.00/lb – very good price

HT: Jennie-O Turkey Sausage, 16 oz roll, 90% Fat Free, BOGO for $1.57

HT: Gwaltney bologna, 12 oz., .87 - .45/1 coupon from 9/30 SS = 7 cents

HT: Gwaltney Great Dogs, 16 oz., $1 - .45/1 coupon from 9/30 SS = 10 cents

Kroger: Kroger value boneless chicken breasts or thighs, $1.88/lb

Kroger: Boneless pork loin, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Boneless Beef Shoulder Roast, $2.99/lb

Kroger ground chuck, 3 lb roll, $2.79/lb

Kroger: BarS franks, 16 oz., $1.00

LF: Split chicken breast, .97/lb – good price

LF: Boston butt pork roast, $1.77/lb

LF: Fresh pork sausage, $1.99/lb

LF: Boneless chuck roast, $2.97/lb


Dairy & Frozen

HT: Yoplait Simplait yogurt, 6 oz., .60 each - .30/1 coupon from 10/7 and 8/26 SS, .40/1 printable coupon on Pillsbury.com = FREE after coupon!, Part of GM promo

HT: Yoplait Greek yogurt, 5.3 oz., $1 - .50/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above, .60/2 printable coupon from Pillsbury.com = .40 each, Part of GM promo

HT: International Delight creamer, 16 oz., $1.66 - .55/1 printable coupon on their website (link in box above)= .56

HT jumbo biscuits, 16 oz., BOGO for .79

HT: White or wheat dough balls in deli section, $1.00 – good price!

HT cheese, shredded and bar, 8 oz., $1.66 each (my buy price is $1.50 or less, but if you are in need, this is an ok price)

HT: Birds Eye Voila, 21 oz., BOGO for $2.79 - $1.75/1 printable coupon from smartsource.com, .50 coupon from smartsource.com = $1.04 after $1.75 coupon – a very good deal!

Kroger: Kroger Butter, 16 oz., $2.50


Misc. Grocery

ALDI: Reggano Pasta sauce, 24 oz., .99

FL: Ragu pasta sauce, 3 for $5 - $2 off 3 coupon from the in-store coupon kiosk = 3 for $3 (a good price)

HT: Campbell’s skillet sauces, 9 oz., $2.00 - $1 coupon from 10/14 SS AND $2 off 2 HT digital ZVR coupon = 2 for FREE with 2 coupons and ZVR!

HT: Jolly Time popcorn, 3 – 4 count, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $3.19 - .50 coupon from 9/16 SS = $4.38 for 5 after 2 of the coupons (.88 each – a good deal)

HT: Old Orchard Healthy Balance juice, 64 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $2.95 - $1/2 printable coupon on Old Orchard website = $4.90 for 5 (.98 each – a good deal)

HT: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz., $1.00

Kroger deals with promotion:
Kroger promo deal: Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes, select boxed
Sale: $1.00
Coupons: .50/2 coupon from 10/17 SS
SavingStar: .50/2 SavingStar.com coupon credit
Total at register if you buy 6 and use 3 coupons = $3 THEN you get back a coupon for $5 off your next order and you get .50 into your Savingstar account
After $5 coupon and Savingstar, it’s like getting $2.50 in overage!

Kroger promo deal: Old El Paso taco shells, tortillas, refried beans, select
Sale: $1.25
Coupon: .60/3 coupon from 9/9 SS
SavingStar.com: .60/3 coupon credit
Total at register when you buy 5 and use 1 coupons = $5.65 THEN get back a coupon for $5 off your next order and get .60 in your SavingStar.com account
After $5 coupon and Savingstar, it’s like getting all 5 packages for 5 cents total! (1 cent per package!)

Kroger promo deal: Hamburger Helper, various
Sale: $1.50
Coupon: .75/3 coupon from 10/7 SS or 9/9 SS
Total at register when you buy 5 after coupon = $6.75
Total after $5 coupon = $1.75 (.35 each)

Kroger promo deal: Betty Crocker cake mix, $1.25
Buy 5 and pay $6.25 at the register
Total after $5 promo coupon = $1.25 for all 5 (.25 each)

Kroger flour, 5 lb bag, $1.99 (good deal)

Kroger sugar, 4 lb bag, $2.46

LF: Pizzazz Chips, 10 oz., .99 with in-ad coupon

LF: Pizzazz pretzels, 16 oz., .99 with in-ad coupon

WG: Nice! Salt 26 oz or baking soda 16 oz., .59 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

WG: Nice Mushrooms 4 oz or Mandarin oranges 11 oz., .59 with in-ad coupon

WG: Nice! Seasonings, .5 – 5.25 oz., .79 – a good price for the basics like garlic powder, black pepper, cinnamon, eat

WG: Lindsay olives, 5 or 6 oz., .99 (good price)


Drinks

CVS: Coke, 2 ltr, .97, limit 5 (they will be .99 for a 2 ltr next week starting 10/21)

FL: My Essentials apple juice, 64 oz., $1.87

HT: Harris teeter orange juice, 128 oz., $3.97 (same as paying $1.99 for the 64 oz – a decent deal)

Kroger: Pepsi 2 ltrs, $1 - $1/2 Pepsi Next coupon from 9/30 Pepsico insert = .50 each

Lowes Foods orange juice, 64 oz., $1.77

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 3 ltr, 4 for $5 ($1.25 each)


Non-Food

CVS: DenTek floss picks, 150 count, $2.99 - $2 Extrabucks = .99

FL: Surf, 100 oz., $4.99 - $1 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = $3.99 (good price – like getting the 50 oz for $1.99)

HT: Colgate original toothpaste, 6.4 oz., BOGO for $1.44 - .75 coupon from 9/30 SS = FREE!

HT: LA Looks hair gel BOGO for $1.49 - $1 coupon from 10/7 RP = .49 each

Kroger: Crest toothpaste, 4.2 – 4.6 oz, $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from 9/30 PG = FREE!

LF: All laundry detergent, 50 oz liquid or 24 count packs, $3.00 - $2/2 coupon from 9/30 RP or $1 coupon for packs from 9/30 RP, $3/2 printable coupon when you Like them on Facebook and take a short quiz = $1.50 each after $3/2 coupon – a very good deal

RA: Blistex Moisture Melt lip balm, $2.50 - $2.50 +UP = FREE after reward, limit 1

RA: Stayfree pads, carefree liners, o.b.tampons, various
Sale: $3 each
+UP: $2 +UP when you buy 2, limit 2
Coupons: $2 Stayfree coupon from 8/26 SS (expires 10/15)
Total after 2 coupons and +UP = 2 for FREE!

RA: Ricola cough drops, 19 – 24 count
Sale: $1.50
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: $1/2 coupon from 10/14 RP
Total after coupon and +UP = .50 each
If Sugar Free variety is included, use the .75/1 coupon from 10/14 RP to make them .25 each

RA: Suave Naturals lotion, 18 oz, $2.50 - $2 coupon from 10/14 RP = .50

WG: Advil congestion relief, 10 count tablets, $6 – rebate that should be in 10/15 coupon insert = Free after mail-in rebate
Coupon: $1 coupon from 10/14 RP

WG: Robitussin, Dimetapp, Sinex, Nature Fusion, Dayquil, Nyquil, Mucinex
BR: Get 4000 BR points when you purchase 3 or more of the above products listed in the ad
Coupon: $3 Robitussin coupon from 9/30 RP, $1 Dimetapp children’s coupon from 9/30 RP, various Vicks coupons from 9/30 PG
Scenario: Buy 3 Robitussin for $4.99 each, use 3 of the $3 off coupons and pay $5.97 at the register, then get back 4000 BR points which equals $4 in rewards making the total for 3 only $1.97 after rewards (.66 each – a great deal)


Pet Care

LF: Alpo dog food, 16 lb., $6.99
 

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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 18, 2012

    Sorry boog - it's Lowes Foods.

  • boogboomer Oct 18, 2012

    Faye, who has Alpo dog food for $6.99, please?

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 18, 2012

    You are very welcome Nakabi! Thank you for reading it! :-)

  • nakabi Oct 18, 2012

    Thank you so much for this list Faye!