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Just the Basics best deals including Halloween!

Posted October 25, 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 10/28.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 10/30.

Turkey deals have started! Kroger has the best deal this week through 10/27.

I have also added a special Halloween section with candy and other themed sales.

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!

Halloween Deals

CVS: Pumpkin carving tool kit, $2.49 - $2.49 Extrabucks, limit 1 = FREE after reward

CVS: Hershey’s assorted 9.4 – 15 oz and M&M’s 9.9 – 12.6
Sale: 2 for $6
Extrabucks: $1 when you buy 2
Coupon: $1/2 M&M’s coupon from 8/26 RP, $1.50/3 M&M’s from 9/16 RP & 10/7 RP, $1/3 various Hershey’s from 10/14 SS
Total for 2 after $1/2 coupon and Extrabucks = $2 each

RA: All Halloween costumes, masks and wigs and Halloween makeup are 50% off

RA: Halloween décor including lights are 50% off

RA: Assorted fun size or snack candy including Hershey’s, Nestle, Snickers, Twix, Tootsi Pop, M&M’s and more
Sale: 2 for $5
Coupon: $1/2 Hershey coupon from 9/9 SS
$1/2 Nestle from 10/14 RP, $1.50/3 various Mars candy coupon from 10/7 RP
Total with $1/2 coupon = $2 each

RA: $5 +UP when you buy $15 worth of various Halloween candy in the ad
Coupon: $1/2 Hershey coupon from 9/9 SS, $1/2 Nestle from 10/14 RP, $1.50/3 various Mars candy coupon from 10/7 RP, $1/2 Wonka coupon from 10/14 RP, $1/1 coupon for larger bags of Hershey’s from 10/14 SS

WG: Halloween gift sack, 8 for $1 with in-ad coupon on page 3, limit 16

WG: Halloween novelties (stick pen and pencil with eraser top), 4 for $1 with in-ad coupon on page 3, limit 8

WG: Halloween votive candle, 4 for $1 with in-ad coupon on page 3, limit 8

WG: Halloween candy pumpkin or nest, Russel Stover, Snickers or Nestle, .39 with in-ad coupon on page 3, limit 6

WG: Hershey’s, Mars or Nestle fun or snack size candy, 9.78 – 12.5 oz
Sale: $2.49
Store coupon: .50/1 coupon found in monthly coupon booklet in stores
Coupon: $1/2 Hershey coupon from 9/9 SS
$1/2 Nestle from 10/14 RP, $1.50/3 various Mars candy coupon from 10/7 RP
Total after $1/2 coupon and .50 store coupon (if the store coupon takes off the .50 discount for each bag) = $1.49 each

 

Milk

LF: Almond Breeze milk, 64 oz., $3 - .75/2 coupon from 10/21 SS = $2.25 each

Not seeing any good deals on regular white milk – please post if you have found one!


Bread

HT hot dog or hamburger buns, 8 count, .99

Kroger bread or buns, $1.00


Eggs

Not seeing anything in the ad – anyone find a deal on eggs this week? My buy price is $1 or less for 1 dozen eggs so I stocked up last week when they were on sale at Harris Teeter.


Produce

Aldi: Pomegranates, .79 each

Aldi: Pineapple, .99 each – great deal!

Aldi: Gala apples or Granny Smith apples, 3 lb bag, $2.19

Aldi: Pumpkins, $2.89 each

FL: Green peppers, 2 for $1

FL: Cucumber, .69 each

FL: Avocados, .89 each

FL: Sweet onions, .98/lb

FL: Green seedless grapes, $1.27/lb

FL: Royal gala apples, 3 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Eastern white potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Tangerines, 3 lb bag, $2.99

HT: Florida navel oranges, 2 for $1

HT: Baking potatoes, .49/lb

HT: Acorn, butternut or spaghetti squash, .79/lb

HT: Apples, various, .99/lb

HT: Broccoli crowns, .99/lb

Harris Teeter white potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.79

HT Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.50

Kroger: Celery, bunch, $1.00 (good deal)

Kroger: Gala apples, $1.00/lb

Kroger: Broccoli, bunch, $1.69

Kroger: Florida tangerines, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Kroger jumbo russet potatoes, 8 lb bag, $3.99

LF: Limes, 3 for .99

LF: Red delicious apples, .97/lb

LF: Green bell peppers, .97/lb

LF: Green snap beans. $1.27/lb

LF: Vine ripe tomatoes, $1.47/lb

LF: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $2.00

LF: Florida navel oranges, 4 lb bag, BOGO


Meat

FL: Bone-in chicken breast value pack, .99/lb – good price

FL: Chicken drumsticks or thighs, value pack, .99/lb

FL: Pork chops, $1.99/lb

FL: Smithfield Shank Portion Ham, $1.49/lb

FL: Beef sirloin tip roast, boneless, $2.99/lb

FL: Chuck roast, boneless, $2.99/lb

FL: Tilapia fillet, $3.29/lb

HT: Chicken leg quarters, value pack, .69/lb (good price!)

HT: Frozen turkey, .99/lb (better deal at Kroger with $25 purchase)

HT: Ground beef, 80% lean, $2.29/lb, limit 4

HT: EZ Peel Shrimp, 2 lb, frozen, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (regular price is $27.98), Total for 5 bags (10 lbs) = $55.96 ($5.60/lb – a good price)

HT: Ball Park hot dogs, meat, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.50 - .75/2 coupon from 9/30 RP (exp, 10/28) = .75 each if coupon doubles (it has DND on coupon)

HT: Cooked Perfect Meatballs, 14 oz, $2.50 - $1 coupon from 10/7 SS = $1.50

Kroger: Gwaltney Great Bolony bologna or dogs, 16 oz., $1 - .45 coupons from 9/30 SS = .10 each (obviously a very good deal if you eat these products)

Kroger: Honeysuckle turkey, whole, frozen, Grade A, 12 – 24 lb, .59/lb with additional $25 purchase, limit 1 turkey per transaction, price valid through Thanksgiving day (this is a great price if you plan to donate a turkey this year and you plan to shop at Kroger anyway – our religious organization does a turkey drive every year and this is a very good price for a turkey to donate)

Kroger: Tyson split chicken breast, .99/lb

Kroger: Ball Park franks, $2 - .75/2 coupon from 9/30 RP = $1.63 each

Kroger: Tilapia fillets, farm raised, $4.99

LF: London broil, BOGO for $3.50/lb

LF: Butterball turkey burgers, 32 oz, BOGO for $4.50 ($2.25/lb)

Lowes Foods center cut bacon, 12 oz., BOGO for $2.50

 

Dairy & Frozen

FL: Cabot cheese, $2 - $1 printable coupon HERE AND .75/1 savingstar.com coupon = .25
There is also a $1/2 coupon on commonkindness.com

FL: My Essentials shredded cheese or Food Lion chunk cheese, $1.66

Food Lion self rising pizza, $3

HT: Philadelphia Indulgence cream cheese, $1.67 - .50 coupon from 10/14 SS = .67

HT: Philadelphia cream cheese spread, 8 oz tub, $1.67 - .50 coupon from 10/14 SS = .67 – a really good price for an 8 oz tub of cream cheese!

HT: Red Baron Classic Crust pizza, BOGO for $2.47 each

HT: Palermos pizza, $3.99 - $1 coupon from 8/19 SS or $1 coupon from their monthly newsletter (sign up on their website and they e-mail a $1 coupon every month) or $1/2 coupon on their website HERE

Kroger sour cream, 16 oz., $1.00

Kroger cream cheese, 8 oz bar, $1.00 (this is a good price for cream cheese – if you plan to make cheesecake over the holidays, you may want to buy now. Just check the date to make sure it will still be well within the expiration before you plan to use it)

Kroger cheese singles, 12 count, $1.00

Kroger: Red Baron or Tombstone pizza, select, $2.50 - Tombstone coupon on their Facebook page HERE (when I printed out the coupon, it was for $1.50/2, but others have posted that got a .75/1 coupon, so the coupon may be changing)

LF: Yoplait Simplait yogurt, .60 - .30 coupon from 10/7 SS or .40 printable coupon from BettyCrocker.com HERE = FREE!

LF: Pillsbury Grands Jr biscuits, $1 - .40/3 coupons from 10/21, 10/7, 9/9 SS inserts AND there is a .40/3 savingstar.com e-coupon available
Total at register is .73 each and then earn an additional .40 when you receive the savingstar e-coupon credit to your savingstar.com account

LF: Tribe hummus, BOGO for $1.75

LF: Bonus Gas Reward: Buy any 4 participating 2 count, 12 oz Yoplait Greek yogurt with granola or 4 count 16 oz Trix yogurt in a single transaction and earn 10 cent per gallon bonus gas rewards
Sale: $2.50 for Greek yogurt, $2 for Trix yogurt
Coupon: .75/1 Greek yogurt coupon from 10/7 SS, .75/2 Trix coupons from 10/7 and 9/9 SS
Total after .75/1 Greek yogurt coupon and sale = $1 per 2-pack Greek yogurt (a good deal for Greek yogurt)

LF: Tombstone pizza, BOGO for $2.50


Misc. Grocery

FL: Old El Paso seasonings, .59 - .60/3 coupon from 9/9 SS = .39 each

FL: My Essentials canned vegetables, select, .67

FL: My Essentials Mac & Cheese, 7.25 oz., .67

FL: My Essentials pasta sauce, .99 – good price

HT: Quaker Real Medley’s Oatmeal $1.50 - .50 coupon from 10/14 RP = .50

HT: Mueller’s whole grain angel hair or spaghetti, 13.25 oz., $1 - $1/3 coupon from 10/7 SS = .67 each (goof deal for whole grain pasta!)

HT: Mueller’s spaghetti and elbow macaroni, 16 oz., $1 - $1/3 coupon from 10/7 SS = .67 each

HT Mac & cheese dinner, 7.25 oz box, .67

HT: Kelloggs Corn Pops, Frosted Flakes, $1.99 - .50/1 printable coupons from Kelloggs website HERE = .99 each

Kroger: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz., $1.00

Kroger: Dole pineapple 20 oz or Kroger fruit, various canned, $1

Lowes Foods mac and cheese, .68 with in-ad coupon from last week

LF: Maruchan ramen noodles, 5 for $1

LF: Dreamfields pasta, $1.50 - .55/1 coupon from 9/9 SS = .40 each – a good price!

 

Drinks

CVS: Coke, 2 ltr, .99. limit 5

FL: My Essentials soda, 2 ltr, .79

Harris Teeter cola 2 ltr., .87

Kroger: 2-liter sodas, various including Mountain Dew, 7UP, A&W, Crush, Dr Pepper, Sunkist, Fanta, Canada Dry, $1.00

Lowes Foods orange juice, 64 oz., $1.77 with in-ad coupon from last week

LF: Dr. Pepper, $1 - $1/2 coupon from 10/7 SS for Diet or Ten = .50 each

LF: Coke products, 2 ltr, $1.00

WG: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, .99 each

WG: Nice! Orange Juice, 59 oz., $1.99 with in-ad coupon on page 7 (this is my buy price for oj), limit 3

 

Non-Food

CVS: Pumpkin carving tool kit, $2.49 - $2.49 Extrabucks, limit 1 = FREE after reward

CVS: St Joseph Aspirin, 120 count or HBP 24 count
Sale: $5
Extrabucks: $3
Coupon: $2,25 coupon from 10/21 SS
Total after Extrabucks and coupon = FREE!

CVS: Di-Gel liquid, 12 oz.
Sale: $5.00
Extrabucks: $3.00, limit 1
Coupon: $2 coupon from 10/21 (if we get it)
Total after Extrabucks and coupon = FREE!

CVS: American Greetings products (excludes boxed cards), Buy 3 and get $3 Extrabucks rewards, This is valid on the .99 cards, so you’ll get 3 for FREE after rewards!

CVS: Carmex lip balm, .075 - .35 oz. .99 - .50 coupon found in Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = .49

CVS: Xtra laundry detergent, 30 loads, $1.47

CVS: Playtex Gentle Glide or Sport tampons, 36 – 40 count
Sale: $7.99
Extrabucks: $4.00, limit 1
Coupon: $1 coupon from 10/21
Total after Extrabucks and coupon = $2.99

HT: LA Looks styling gel, 20 oz., BOGO for $1.49 - $1 coupon from 10/7 RP = .49

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

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

Kroger: Angel Soft toilet paper, 4 rolls, $1 - .25 printable coupon from the AngelSoft.com website = .50 (a good deal even if these are regular rolls and not double rolls)

RA: Luden’s cough drops, 2 for $2 - $1/2 coupon from 10/21 SS = .50 each

RA: Hall’s cough drops, Chap Stick lip balm
Sale: 2 for $3
+UP: $1/2 reward, limit 4 offer per household
Coupons: $1/2 Chap Stick coupon from 10/7 RP, $1/2 Halls coupon from 9/16 SS
Total after coupon and reward = .50 each

RA: Ricola cough drops
Sale: 2 for $8
+UP: $5 +UP when you buy 2
Coupons: $1/2 and .75/1 (sugar free) coupons from 10/14 RP

RA: Xtra laundry detergent, 35 – 44 loads, $1.99

WG: Colgate dental care including Total 4.2, Kids 4.6 oz, Max White, Fresh or Clean 6 oz. toothpastes or Total toothbrush
Sale: $2.49
RR: $1.50/1 Register Rewards
Coupon: .75/1 toothpaste coupon from 10/14 SS
Total after coupon and RR = .24 (good deal for toothpaste)

WG: Mitchum or Lady Mitchum
Sale: $1.99 with in-ad coupon on page 13, limit 2
BR points: Earn 2000 Bonus Rewards points when you buy 2 (equates to $2 in rewards)
Coupon: $1.50/2 coupon from 10/14 SS or 9/16 SS
Total for 2 after store coupon and $1.50 /2 manufacturer’s coupon = $2.48 at the register THEN you also earn 2000 BR points making it .48 after rewards (.24 each – a good price!)

WG: Gum toothbrush, 2 pack
Sale: $1.99
RR: $1 Register Rewards
Coupon: .55/1 coupon from 8/5 SS
Total after coupon and reward = .44 (.22 per toothbrush)

WG: Comet 14 oz or Nice! Toilet bowl cleaner, 2 for $1 with in-ad coupon on page 7, limit 4

WG: Scott Naturals paper towels, 6 count
Sale: $5
Store coupon: $1 store coupon found in monthly coupon book in stores
Coupon: .75 coupon from 9/16 SS
Total after store and manuf coupons = $3.25


Pet Care

HT: Kibbles n Bits dog food, 16 lb, BOGO for $9.49 - $1 coupon from 10/7 RP or .55/1 coupon from 8/26 RP = $8.39

LF: Alpo dry dog food, 16 lb bag, BOGO for $6.50

 

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  • 3boys3 Oct 26, 2012

    Faye, I couldn't get the Cabot Cheese Q to print..it kept sending me to the Mambo Sprouts page with a dozen coupons but none were the Cabot Cheese. I then went back to the page again and put in my info and signed up for their newsletter, still no coupon, only sends me to "mambo sprouts". I went back to where youlist it at the top of your browser and it still forwards me to...yep MSprouts?..any ideas...I do love that cheese was hoping...

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 25, 2012

    Hi Linda - savingstar coupon credits don't ever show up on your receipt. In a couple weeks, you will get an e-mail from Savingstar that your account has been credited the .75 (I think that's how much it was) for the cheese and when you log into your savingstar.com account, it will show the $ has been credited to your account. It takes a couple weeks (even longer with Harris teeter purchases) but you should see it there soon. If you don't see it there in about 4 weeks, you can contact savingstar to see what's up. Does that all make sense? :-) I was happy to see them continue that sale again this week!

    You are welcome Nakabi!

  • Nanee Lion Oct 25, 2012

    What do you do if you saving star coupon does not show on your receipt? I bought the Cabot cheese from Food Lion and it did not show on my receipt. Thanks for any help!

  • nakabi Oct 25, 2012

    Thank you Faye!