Just the Basics best deals
Posted November 8, 2012
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 11/10.
Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 11/13.
Kroger is running their very popular “What a Deal” promotion where you buy 10 participating items and get $5 back at the register. It’s basically like getting .50 off each item. You need to buy all 10 in the same transaction.
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!
HT: Smart Balance milk, 64 oz, BOGO for $2.14 - $1.50 coupon from 9/30 SS = .64 – great price!
HT milk, $2.97 per gallon – good deal!
Kroger: Kroger milk, ½ gallon, $1.89
WG: Milk, gallon, $2.99, limit 2
Kroger bread or buns, select, $1.00
Once again – no good egg deals in the ads this week. I am down to my last dozen so here’s hoping for some good ones next week!
Aldi: Bananas, .44/lb
Aldi: Pomegranates, .79 each
Aldi: Pineapple, .99 each! Great price!
Aldi: Assorted pears, $1.29 per 2 lb bag – very good price
Aldi: Grapefruit, 5 lb bag, $1.79
FL: Kiwi, 3 for .99
FL: Green cabbage, .48/lb
FL: Jumbo white onions, .88/lb
FL: Royal Gala apples, .99/lb – good price
FL: Bartlett pears .99/lb – good price
FL: Zucchini or summer squash, $1.29/lb
FL: Hot house colored peppers, $1.29 each
FL: Tomatoes on the vine, $1.47/lb
FL: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99/lb
HT: Navel oranges, extra large, .59 each
HT: Green peppers, 2 count, $1.69
HT: Broccoli crowns, $1.69/lb
HT: Asparagus, $1.89/lb
HT russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.50
HT: Tangerines, 3 lb bag, $3.69
HT: Oranges, 8 lb bag, $5.99
Kroger: Red or golden delicious apples, .99/lb
Kroger: Broccoli bunch, $1.50
Kroger: Kroger jumbo russet potatoes, 8 lb bag, $3.99
Kroger: Navel oranges, 8 lb bag, $4.99
LF: Green cabbage, .49/lb
LF: Fall squash, .97/lb
LF: Sunburst tangerines from Florida, 3 lb bag, BOGO
LF: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, BOGO
LF: Red grapefruit, 5 lb bag, BOGO
LF: Russet, white or creamy red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3
FL: Jennie-O frozen turkey, 10 lb and up, .47/lb with additional $35 purchase excluding turkey, limit 1 – this is a good price if you were already planning to spend $35 at Food Lion this week
HT: Harris Teeter frozen turkey, 10 – 24 lb., .47/lb with additional $40 purchase, limit 1
HT: Hormel Pepperoni, 3.5 oz., BOGO for .99 - .55/1 coupon from Wounded Warriors website = FREE
HT: Smithfield bacon, 16 oz., BOGO for $2.44 - $1 coupon from 10/7 SS = $1.44 (very good deal for a pound of bacon)
Kroger: Kroger is running their deal on frozen turkey breast again this week through Thanksgiving Day!: .59/lb with an additional $25 purchase. Last year, we saw the price of frozen turkeys go as low as .47/lb at Harris Teeter with an additional $40 purchase. Keep in mind, though, that there is no guarantee they will go that low this year with the increases we are seeing across the board on groceries. See more details below.
Kroger: Tyson chicken drums or thighs, bone-in, .88/lb
LF: House of Raeford young turkeys, frozen, 10 – 24 lb, .47/lb with $35 additional purchase – a very good deal!
LF: Butterball turkey bacon, 12 oz., $2.50 - .55/1 from 9/9 RP = $1.40
LF: Jennie-O turkey bacon, 12 oz., $2.50 - .55/1 from 9/23 SS = $1.40
Dairy & Frozen
Aldi: Cheese block, 8 oz., $1.49 (good price and ad indicates this is the new low price)
Aldi: Butter quarters, 16 oz., $1.99 (good price and ad indicates this is the new low price)
Aldi: Cream cheese or Neufchatel cheese, 8 oz brick, .99 (good price and ad indicates this is the new low price)
HT: Smart Balance spreadable butter, BOGO for $1.34 - .50 coupon from 9/30 SS = .34
HT: Pillsbury crescent rolls, 4 count
Coupons: .40/2 coupons from 10/21, 10/7 and 9/9 SS
Store coupon: .50/2 HT digital ZVR coupon
SavingStar: .50/2 SavingStar.com digital coupon
Total at register after manuf and store coupons = .35 each AND then earn another .50 from SavingStar.com
HT: Pillsbury grands biscuits, 5 count
Coupons: .40/3 coupons from 11/4, 10/21, 10/7, and 9/9 SS
Store coupon: .40/3 HT digital ZVR coupon
SavingStar: .40/3 SavingStar.com coupon
Total at register for 3 with coupon and store coupon = .60 each at the register
Then receive .40 into your savingstar account making them .47 each
HT: Breakstone’s sour cream, 16 oz., .99 – good deal!
HT: Lender’s Bagels, BOGO for $1.07
HT: Kraft shredded cheese, BOGO for $1.72 - $1/2 printable coupon that was on Smart Shopper coupon link in the box above last week = $1.22 each – good deal!
HT: Green Giant seasoned steamers, BOGO for $1.59 - .75/1 coupon from 10/7 SS = 9 cents!
HT: Green Giant Steamers, BOGO for $1.50 - .50/2 coupon from 10/28 SS = $1 each
Kroger: Kroger cheese, 12 – 16 oz., $2.99 (like getting the 8 oz for $1.50 which is a good deal)
WG: Nice! Shredded or block cheese, 8 oz, $1.50 (a decent price)
HT: EVIC: Prego pasta sauce, 23.5 – 24 oz, $1.47 - .40/2 coupon from 11/4 SS = $1.07 (a very good price for Prego and close to my buy price of $1 or less), limit 2
HT: General Mills cereals promotion: Buy 4 select cereals and save $3 instantly at the register including various Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms, Total Raisin Bran, Kix
Coupons: .50/1 Cheerios and Cinnamon Toast Crunch coupons on Smart Shopper coupons link in box above, .60/1 Cheerios and Cinn. Toast Crunch coupons from Pillsbury.com website,
Store coupons: .50/1 Cinn. Toast Crunch and Cheerios HT digital ZVR coupons
SavingStar: : .50/1 Cinn. Toast Crunch and Cheerios SavingStar.com coupons
Total at register for 2 Cinn toast crunch with 2 of the .60/1 coupons and 2 Cheerios with 2 of the .60/1 coupons after $3 promo discount and $1 in HT digital coupons = $1.20 (.30 each!) AND receive another $1 worth info your SavingStar.com account making them only 5 cents each after savingstar credit!
More information on this promotion can be found here: http://www.harristeeter.com/promotions/group_offers.aspx
HT: General Mills Chex Cereal promotion: Buy 4 and save $3 instantly at the register
Coupons: $1.10/2 printable coupon from Pillsbury.com , $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above
Store coupon: $1/2 HT digital ZVR coupon
SavingStar: $1/2 SavingStar coupon
Total at register when you buy 4, use 2 of the $1.10/2 coupons, $1/2 HT coupon and $3 off for promo = $1.76 out of pocket at the register (.44 each!) AND then get back another $1 into your SavingStar.com account making them only 19 cents after savingstar credit!
HT: Maruchan Yakisoba, BOGO for .59 each - $1/2 coupon from 10/14 SS = 9 cents each
HT: Progresso Recipe Starters, $1.33 - .50 coupon from 11/4 SS = .33 each
HT: Del Monte green beans or corn, canned, 14.5 – 15.25 oz
Sale: BOGO for .62 each
Coupons: .50/4 coupon for green beans from SmartSource.com, .50/4 or $1/8 coupon for green beans from Del Monte website
Total after .50/4 coupon = .37 each
HT: Harris Teeter canned corn, peas or green beans, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg price is .99) = .40 each with sale price
Kroger: Carnation evaporated milk, 12 oz can, .69 after promo discount - .50/2 coupon from 9/30 RP = .19 each (good stock up price for holiday cooking)
Kroger: Kraft jet-puffed marshmallows, 8 – 10 oz., .69 after promo discount - .50/2 printable coupon from Smart Shopper link in box above = 19 cents each
Kroger: Stove Top stuffing, .79 after promo discount – $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper Coupons link in box above = .29 each
Kroger: Green Giant veggies canned, select, .49 after promo discount
Kroger: San Giorgio pasta, select 16 oz., .69 after promo discount
LF: Fresh Rewards Offer: Dixie Crystals sugar, 4 lb bag and Pillsbury Flour, 5 lb bag
Sale: $1.88, limit 2
Coupon: .55/1 Dixie coupon from 11/4 and 10/7 SS, .50 Dixie printable coupon HERE
Total if coupon doubles = .78 – great price!
LF: Bonus Gas Reward: Progresso Recipe Starters, $1.33 - .50 coupon from 11/4 SS or .50/1 printable coupon = .33 each AND Buy 3 and receive a 10 cent bonus gas reward
LF: Lowes Foods pasta, BOGO for .85
WG: Nice Mushrooms 4 oz or Mandarin oranges 11 oz, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 3
CVS: Coke products, 2 ltr, .88, limit 5
CVS: 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, 2 ltr, .88, limit 5
FL: Coke products, 2 ltr, BOGO
HT: 7up and Canada Dry 2 ltrs, $1.00
Kroger: Pepsi products, 2 ltrs, .89 after promo discount
Kroger: Kroger orange juice, 64 oz., from concentrate, $1.66
LF: Dole 100% juice or orange juice, 59 oz., $2.50 - $1 coupon from 9/30 RP = $1.50
LF: Minute Maid orange Juice, 59 oz., $3 - .75 coupon from Wounded Warriors website = $1.50
RA: 7UP or Diet 7UP, 2 ltr, 3 for $3.99 - $2 +UP when you buy 3 = 3 for $1.99 (.66 each)
HT: Ricola cough drops, BOGO for $1.09 - $1/2 coupon from 10/14 RP = .59 each
HT: Halls cough drops, select, BOGO for $1.09 to $1.14 - $1/2 coupon from 11/4 SS = .59 and up each
LF: Purex laundry detergent, 50 oz., $2.99 - $1 coupon from All You Magazine, October
LF: Scott paper towels, 6 mega rolls, $5.49 - .75/1 coupon from 10/21 SS = $3.99
WG: Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razor System
Register Reward: $4.00
Coupon: $4 coupon from 10/7 RP
Total after RR and coupon = $1.99
CVS: Milk-Bone dog biscuits, 26 oz., $1.99 - $1.50/2 coupon from 10/7 RP = $1.24 each