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Just the Basics best deals

Posted December 20, 2012

Just the Basics

 

 

Here is the 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! 

This is the final week before Christmas and once again there are plenty of deals for ham, cooking and baking products. This is the time to stock up on baking goods for the next few months.  Be sure to check the full deal lists for each of the stores you'll be shopping so you don't miss any great buys.

 

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens deals are valid through 12/22.

Kroger deals are valid through 12/24.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 12/25.

Kroger: Kraft and General Mills Promotion - Save $6 instantly at checkout when you buy 6 participating Kraft and General Mills products. Basically, you get $1 off each item when you buy 6 in one transaction. Limit 2 per transaction. There are a number of good deals in the ad with the promotion and coupons including the following (prices shown are after promotional discount):

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: Silk Fruit & Protein drink, quart, $1.77 - .75/1 printable coupons available recently = .27

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99, limit 2


Bread

Aldi: Brown and serve rolls, 12 oz., .99

HT: Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Bread, 24 oz., $1.99 - $1/2 coupon from 11/4 SS = $1.50 each (regular $3.99 each)

Kroger: Kroger brown and serve rolls, 6 – 12 count, $1.00


Eggs

HT: Davidson’s eggs, 1 dozen, BOGO for $1.84 - .75/1 printable coupon from their website , .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupon link in box above = .34! Great deal!

WG: Eggs, 1 dozen, 2 for $3 - .55/2 coupon from the Incredible Egg Facebook page = $1.23 per dozen


Produce

Aldi: Sweet potatoes, 3 lb bag, .99 (.33/lb – very good deal)

Aldi: Celery, .99 per bunch

Aldi: Russet potatoes, 10 lb bag, $1.99

Aldi: Broccoli, 14 oz package, .99

Aldi: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, .99 – very good deal

Aldi: Pineapple, .99 – excellent deal

FL: Sweet potatoes, .59/lb – better deals at Aldi and Harris Teeter this week

FL: Green peppers, .69 each

FL: Celery, .99 bunch – good price

FL: Baby peeled carrots, 1 lb , $1.29

FL: Fresh Express or Dole Garden Salads, 12 oz., $1.50

FL: Yellow Onions, 3 lb bag, $1.79

FL: Rome and Golden Delicious apples, 3 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Clementines, 5 lb box, $3.99

FL: Russet potatoes, 10 lb bag, $3.99 (better deals at Aldi, Lowes Foods and Harris Teeter this week)

HT: Sweet potatoes, NC, .39/lb – good price

HT: Kiwi, 2 for $1

HT: Spinach, $1.79 per bunch

HT: Red currants, blackberries, or blueberries, BOGO

HT: Harris Teeter russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.50

HT: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $3.99

HT: Clementine tangerines, 5 lb box, $5.99

Kroger: Celery, $1.29/bunch

Kroger: Broccoli bunch, $1.50 each

Kroger: White mushrooms, 8 oz., $1.50

Kroger: Organic apples, various, $1.50/lb

Kroger value yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.79

Kroger jumbo russet potatoes, 8 lb bag, $3.49/lb

Kroger: Clementines, 5 lb box, $4.99

Kroger: Navel oranges or Rio Star Grapefruit, 8 lb bag, $4.99

LF: Limes, large, 3 for .99

LF: Green snap beans, .97/lb

LF: Green peppers, .99 each

LF: Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, $1.97

LF: Fresh express spinach, 9 oz., $1.97

LF: Russet baking potatoes, 10 lb bag, $2.97

LF: Clementines, seedless, 5 lb box, $4.97


Meat

Aldi: Butterball turkey, $1.19/lb

Aldi: Spiral sliced ham, $1.49/lb

FL: My essentials shank portion ham, .79/lb, limit 2

FL: Whole frying chickens, .89/lb

FL: Smithfield shank portion ham, .99/lb - $2 coupon from 12/9 or 10/7 SS or $2 off $8 purchase coupon from 11/11 SS

FL: My essentials spiral sliced ham, $1.19/lb, limit 2

FL: Perdue roasting chicken, $1.29/lb

FL: Smithfield spiral ham, limit 2, $1.69/lb - $2 coupon from 12/9 or 10/7 SS or $2 off $8 purchase coupon from 11/11 SS

FL: Food Lion shrimp, limit 2 free, BOGO

HT: Harris Teeter frozen turkey, .99/lb

Harris Teeter fresh turkey, $1.29/lb , limit 2

Harris Teeter Spiral sliced smoked ham, $1.89/lb

EZ Peel white shrimp, 2 lb bag, BOGO

HT: Armour meatballs, 14 oz., BOGO for $1.82 each - $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = $1.32 each

HT: Mama Lucia meatballs, 25.6 oz., BOGO for $4.14

HT: Oscar Mayer shaved lunch meat, 16 oz., $2.39

Kroger: Private selection turkey, frozen, .99/lb

Kroger: Tyson split chicken breasts, drumsticks or thighs, $1.29/lb (.99/lb is my buy price for split chicken breasts)

Kroger: Gwaltney Spiral Sliced ham, brown sugar or honey glazes, half ham, $1.39/lbm limit 1

LF: Butterball frozen turkey, .99/lb

LF: Gwaltney spiral sliced premium ham, brown sugar whole or half honey, limit 2 with additional $25 purchase, $1.37/lb

LF: Butterball turkey, $1.37/lb (see ad for $3 coupon off any $3.00 on any Fresh Whole Turkey or Whole Breast Turkey)

LF: Easy peel medium shrimp, 2 lb bag, BOGO for $9.99 ($5/lb – a good deal)

LF: Mama Lucias meatballs, 25.6 oz., BOGO for $4.35


Dairy & Frozen

Aldi: Butter, 16 oz quarters, $1.99

Aldi: Cream cheese, 8 oz brick, .99

Aldi: Crescent rolls, 8 oz., .99

Aldi: Whipped topping, .89

Aldi: Cheese block, 8 oz., $1.49

FL: My essentials butter quarters, 16 oz., $2.00 – good price

HT: EVIC: Green Giant vegetables, 10 oz, frozen boxed, limit 10, .77 - .60/3 coupon from 12/9 and 11/11 SS = .37 each after coupon! – great deal!

HT: Breakstone’s sour cream, 16 oz., .99 - .55/1 from 12/9 SS = FREE!

HT: Smart Balance spreadable butter or butter sticks, BOGO for $1.34 - .50 coupon from 12/2 or 11/18 SS = .34

HT: Wholly salsa, 10 oz., $2 - $1.50/1 printable coupon = .50

HT: Harris Teeter cheese, 16 oz brick, $3 (like paying $1.50 for the 8 oz – a decent buy)

HT: Steamfresh veggies, $1 to $1.34 - .50/2 coupon from 11/18 SS = .50 and up

HT: Mrs. Smith’s or Edwards Pie, 25 – 32 oz., BOGO for $3.69 and up - $1 coupon from 11/18 SS = $2.69 and up

Kroger: Kroger sour cream, 16 oz., $1.00 – good price

Kroger dip, 16 oz., $1.00

Kroger butter, 16 oz., $2.50 (Walgreens has 16 oz butter for $2 and Aldi has it for $1.99)

Kroger: Steamfresh veggies, select, $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 11/18 SS = .50 each – good deal!

LF: Parkay spread, 16 oz. quarters, $1.50 - .75/2 or .30/1 coupons from 12/9 SS = .75 each (with .75/2 coupon)

LF: Heluva good dip, 12 oz., $1.79 - .50/1 printable coupon HERE = .79

LF: Blue Bonnet spread, 16 oz. quarters, .88

LF: Kraft American cheese singles, 12 oz., BOGO for $1.50 (decent price)

LF: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies or rice, select, 10 – 12 oz., BOGO for .93 and up - .50/2 coupon from 11/18 SS = .43 and up – very good deal

LF: Green Giant boxed veggies, $1.00 - .60/3 coupon from 12/9 or 11/11 SS = .60 each (better deal at HT with e-vic price)

WG: Butter, 16 oz., 2 for $4 (a good price)


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Cranberry sauce, .89

Aldi: Canned corn and green beans, .49

Aldi: Condensed soup, .59

ALDI: Baking morsels, 11 – 12 oz., $1.29

FL: Green Giant canned vegetables, BOGO

FL: My essentials mac and cheese dinner, .67

FL: Stove Top stuffing mix, .99 - $1/2 coupon from 12/9 SS = .50 each

FL: Knorr Pasta and Rice sides, $1 - .50/2 coupon from RedPlum.com = .75 each

FL: Jell-O pudding or gelatin, $1 - $1/4 coupon from 12/9 SS = .75 each

FL: My essentials cranberry sauce, 14 oz., .99

FL: My essentials flour, 5 lb bag, $1.77

HT: Betty Crocker cookie mix, 17.5 oz.
Sale: $2.00
Coupon: .60/1 printable coupon from BettyCrocker.com, .40/1 coupon from 12/9, 11/18, 11/4 SS, .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above
HT coupon: .50/1 HT digital ZVR e-coupon
SavingStar: .50/1 SavingStar.com e-coupon
Total after .60 coupon and .50 HT coupon = .30 at the register and then earn an additional .50 Savingstar.com e-coupon making it FREE once the e-coupon has been credited to your savingstar account!

HT: Maruchan Yakisoba noodles, BOGO for .59 - $1/2 coupon from 10/14 SS = 9 cents each

HT: Mt. Olive pickles, various 24 oz., BOGO for $1.37 - .50/1 from 11/18 SS = .37 each

HT: Mario Spanish green olives with pimentos, BOGO for $1.14 - .35/1 coupon from their website = .44

HT: Mario black olives, 6 oz., $1.25 - .35/1 coupon from their website = .55

HT: Green Giant corn, peas or green beans, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $1.45, total for 5 = $2.90 (.58 each)

HT: Fruity or Cocoa Pebbles, $2.00 - .55/1 coupon from 12/2 RP = .90

HT: Nabisco crackers, various including Wheat Thins and Triscuit, 9 – 10.5 oz., BOGO for $1.57 - $1/2 coupon from
11/11 SS = $1.07 each – good price!

HT: King Arthur Flour, 5 lb bag, $3.29 - $1 printable coupon from Recyclebank.com = $2.29

Kroger: General Mills cereal, select, 8.9 – 12.3 oz
Sale: $1.88 after $1 promotional GM discount
Coupon: .60/1 coupons for Trix and Honey Nut Cheerios on BettyCrocker.com HERE , .50 coupons for Trix and Honey Nut Cheerios on Smart Shopper coupons link in box above, $1.10/3 various cereals from BettyCrocker.com
SavingStar: .50/1 SavingStar.com e-coupons for Trix and Honey Nut Cheerios
Total after $1 promo discount, .50 coupon, and .50 Savingstar e-coupon = .38!

Kroger: Progresso Recipe Starters, $1.49 after $1 Promo GM discount - .50 coupon from 11/4 SS = .49

Kroger: Kroger vegetables, canned, .60 each

Kroger: Domino sugar, 4 lb, $2.50 - .50 coupon from 11/4 RP = $1.50

Kroger: Gold Medal flour, 5 lb, select varieties, $2.50 - .25/1 coupon from their Facebook page HERE

LF: Dixie Brown sugar or confectioners sugar, 16 oz., .98 - .55/1 coupon from 12/9 or 11/4 SS = FREE!

LF: McCormick ground cinnamon, $1.29 - .50/1 coupon from 12/2 RP = .29 (great price)

LF: Lowes Foods tomato paste, 6 oz., 2 for $1.00

LF: Green Giant vegetables, canned, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $1.55 each, total for 5 = $3.10 (.62 each)

LF: Lowes Foods evaporated milk, 12 oz., .98

LF: LeSueur peas, 15 oz can, $1.00

LF: Dole Pineapple, 20 oz can, $1.00

Lowes Foods pineapple, 20 oz can, $1.00

Lowes Foods cranberry sauce, 14 oz., $1.00

Lowes Foods coconut flakes, 7 oz., $1.19 (can you say coconut pie?)

LF: McCormick pure vanilla extract, 1 oz., $1.99 - .50/1 coupon from 12/2 RP = .99

LF: Pizzazz snacks including tortilla chips, pretzels, chips and cheese puffs, $1.50

LF: Kettle Brand potato chips, 8.5 oz., $2.50 - .50 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = $1.50

LF: General Mills cereal, including Cheerios, Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Golden Grahams, $2 - .60/1 Trix and $1.10/3 Cheerios coupons from BettyCrocker.com HERE , .50/1 Trix coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above, $1/2 coupon from 12/9 SS = .80 with .60/1 Trix coupon

LF: Lowes Foods flour, 5 lb bag, $2.19

RA: Post cereals, 11 – 24 oz
Sale: 2 for $5
+UP: $2 +UP when you buy 2
Coupons: $1 Post Shredded Wheat coupon on CouponNetwork.com, $1/2 coupons from 11/4 RP (expire 12/16)
Total after +UP and 2 coupons for $1 each = 2 for $1 (.50 each – a very good deal)

RA: Chex Mix, Gardettos, Bugles, Pringles, Pantry Trail Mix
Sale: 2 for $3
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: .50/2 coupon for Chex Mix, Bugles or Gardettos from 11/4 SS, $1/4 Pringles from 12/9 RP
Total after +UP and .50/2 coupon = .75 each


Drinks

FL: Coke products (including Sprite), 2 ltr, BOGO - $1/4 coupon from 12/9 SS for various Coke products including Sprite, Mello Yello and more

FL: My essentials soda, 12 pack, 4 for $10

HT: Harris Teeter cola or diet cola, 2 ltr., .80

HT: 7UP and Diet 7UP, 2 ltr, $1.00

Kroger: Coke, Pepsi or 7Up 2 ltrs, Buy 4 Get 2 Free = $1 each when you buy 6 at the same time

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 2 ltr., 2 for $1.00 – good price for 2 ltr of soda

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 12 pack, 12 oz cans, $2.50

RA: 7UP or Diet 7UP, 4 for $4 - $1 +UP when you buy 4 = 4 for $3 after reward (.75 each)

RA: Simplify Soda 2 ltr, or flavored water 1 ltr, .88


Non-Food

Cvs: Colgate Total Advanced 5.8 oz or Sensitive Pro-Relief 4 oz toothpaste
Sale: $3.99
Extrabucks: $3.00, limit 2 rewards
Coupon: .50 coupon from 12/2 SS = .49

Cvs: Arm and Hammer Spinbrush toothbrush 1 count or brush heads 2 count (excludes tooth tunes)
Sale: $6.39
Extrabucks: $2.00, limit 2 rewards
Coupon: $2 coupon from their website , $1 coupon from 12/9 SS
Total after $2 coupon and Extrabucks = $2.39 (a great price for the My Way toothbrush which makes a good stocking stuffer)

CVS: $10 Extrabucks when you spend $30 on select Pampers or Huggies products in the ad
Sale: All Pampers, or Huggies jumbo packs, 2 for $20, Pampers or Huggies wipes 168 – 216 count 2 for $12
Coupons: $3 Huggies Snug & Dry printable coupon once you watch a video from the Walmart website , $2/2 Pampers coupon from 11/25 PG, $2 Pampers coupon and .50 Pampers wipes coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above

HT: Hefty plates, BOGO for $1.49 - $1/2 coupon from 9/30 SS = .99 each

HT: Hefty cups, BOGO for $1.64 - .55/2 coupon from 9/30 SS = $1.09 each

HT: Luvs jumbo pack diapers, $6.99 - $1/2 coupon from 11/25 PG AND $1 HT digital ZVR e-coupon = $5.99 each

WG: Tums Freshers, 50 count
Sale: $4.50
RR: $4.50
Coupon: $1 coupon from 11/11 RP
Total after coupon and RR = FREE (plus overage)

WG: Colgate dental care including 2 in1, Max Fresh, clean or max white toothpaste and various toothbrushes
Sale: $2.99
RR: $2 Register Rewards
Coupon: .50 coupon from 12/2 SS
Total after Rewards and coupon = .49

WG: Halls drops bonus bag, 40 pack
Sale: .99 with in-ad coupon
Coupon: $1/2 coupon from Smartsource.com
Total after both coupons = .49 each

WG: Walgreens jumbo pack diapers, sleep pants or training pants, $5.99

 

Pet Care

FL: Purina Dog Chow, 16 – 18.5 lb, $10.99 - $1 coupons from 11/18 and 9/30 SS = $9.99

HT: HT Yourpet rawhide chips, 1 lb, BOGO for $3.99

LF: Purina Dog Chow, 16.5 – 18.5 lb, $10.99 - $1 coupons from 11/18 and 9/30 SS = $9.99

 

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  • RealStory Dec 23, 8:21 a.m.

    Thank you for all your hard work! I love this section of the site and check it daily! Thanks for your excellent job well done Faye!

  • creationstation3 Dec 22, 11:28 a.m.

    Such a helpful list!!! Thanks!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Dec 21, 10:11 a.m.

    Thank you so much for your comment, Kiddza! I really appreciate your readin gth eblog every day!!

  • KIDDZA Dec 21, 8:36 a.m.

    This email, Shopper, is the first one I read every day. My daily fix for savings and stretching the dollar. Thank you for ALL that you do Faye! I appreciate it.
    Blessings for a wonderful season!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Dec 20, 4:51 p.m.

    Thank you, Nakabi. You are so kind to post on this thread each week. :-)

  • nakabi Dec 20, 3:50 p.m.

    Thank you for this list Faye!