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Just the Basics best deals

Posted January 10, 2013

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! 

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Kroger deals are valid through 1/12.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 1/15.

 

Promotions running this week at the grocery stores:

Kroger P&G, Pepsi and Kellogg’s Promotion: Save $5 at the register when you buy 5 participating products in a single transaction. Mix and match, limit 5 rewards per transaction. There are a number of deals listed in the ad and more in the store. Look for the tag indicating which items are participating.

Food Lion Store brand super sale: Buy store brand products and get a coupon good on your next purchase.
Buy 4 store brand items and get coupon good for $1 off your next shopping trip
Buy 6 and get $1.50 coupon
Buy 8 and get $2 coupon
Buy 10 and get $2.50 coupon
Buy 20 and get $5 coupon
Buy 40 and get $10 coupon

Abbreviations used below include:

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

Please post any other great deals in the comments section below!


Milk

Kroger: Kroger milk, ½ gallon, $1.99 (buying a whole gallon on sale this week at HT or Walgreens is a much better deal)

HT: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.97 – good deal

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99


Bread

HT: Harris Teeter English Muffins, BOGO for $1.25 each

HT: Lenders refrigerated bagels, BOGO for $1.09 each


Eggs

HT: Egglands Best eggs, $2.29 - .35/1 coupon from 11/11 AND .50 ibotta credit
Total at register = $1.59
Total after ibotta credit - $1.09 (very good price for this brand)

Kroger: Kroger medium eggs, 12 count, .99

WG: Eggs, 1 dozen, 2 for $3 (.99 for medium eggs at Kroger this week)


Produce

Aldi: Cucumbers, .39 each

Aldi: Roma tomatoes, 20 oz., .99 – great deal

Aldi: Spinach, 9 oz bag, .99 – good price

Aldi: Tangerines, 3 lb bag, $1.89

Aldi: Apples, 3 lb bag, $2.69

Aldi: Mangoes, .89 each

FL: Kiwi, 2 for .88

FL: Green cabbage, .48/lb

FL: Green onions, 2 for $1

FL: Green peppers, .69 each – good price

FL: Yellow onions, .79/lb

FL: Cantaloupe, $1.50 (good price)

FL: Grape tomatoes, pint, $2

FL: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

HT: Lemons, 2 for $1.00

HT: Minneola Tangelos, .79/lb

HT: Fresh Express Italian salad mix, 10 oz, BOGO for $1.74

HT: Mushrooms, 8 oz., $1.89

HT: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49

Kroger: Jonagold or Cameo apples, .99/lb

Kroger: Organic navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $3.99

LF: Limes, 2 for $1

LF: Russet potatoes, .79/lb

LF: Green peppers, .99

LF: Mushrooms, 8 oz., $1.99

LF: Roma tomatoes, $1.99/lb

LF: Strawberries from Florida, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.50

LF: California navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $3.99


Meat

FL: Assorted pork chops, bone in, $2.29/lb

FL: Chuck roast, $2.99/lb

FL: Pork chops, center cut bone-in, $2.99/lb

FL: Roast beef from the deli, $4.99/lb

HT: Whole fryer chicken, limit 4, .69/lb – very good deal!

HT: Ground turkey, 85% lean, $2.49/lb

HT: Smithfield pork tenderloin, BOGO for $3.14/lb

HT: EZ Peel shrimp, 2 lb bag, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, reg price $27.98 = $5.60/lb when you get 5 bags (total cost is $55.96)

HT: Oscar Mayer bacon, 12 – 16 oz., BOGO for $3.24/lb

HT: Gorton’s grilled salmon or tilapia, BOGO for $2.47 - .75/1 printable coupon = .97

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

Kroger: Kroger value boneless chicken breasts, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Aberdeen Farms bacon, 16 oz., $1.99

Kroger: Boneless beef shoulder roast, $3.49/lb

Kroger: White shrimp, frozen, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Snow Crab clusters, $5.99/lb

LF: Boneless London Broil, BOGO - $3.50/lb

LF: Assorted pork chops, 5 count, BOGO for $2.10/lb

LF: Beef patties, 93% lean, BOGO for $3.00/lb

LF: Southern style pork ribs, value pack, BOGO for $1.65/lb

LF: Center cut boneless pork chops, small pack, BOGO for $2.50/lb

LF: Hormel turkey and ham, 8 oz., BOGO for $2.00

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

LF: Oscar Mayer meat bologna, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.80

LF: Oscar Mayer Selects beef franks. 15 oz., $3.00

LF: Carolina Pride meat franks, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.60

LF: Carolina Pride cooked ham, 10 oz., BOGO for $1.80

LF: Carolina Pride Rope Smoked Sausage, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.90

 


Dairy & Frozen

CVS: Orange juice, 64 oz., $1.99

FL: Myessentials pizza, 12 inch, $2.75

FL: Bird’s Eye Voila dinners, $3.99 – $1.75/1 printable coupon = $2.24 (better deal at Lowes Foods)

HT: EVIC: Yoplait yogurt, .40, limit 10 - .40/6 and .50/8 coupons from 1/6 SS, .40/6 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above AND there is a .40/6 HT ZVR digital e-coupon available making the total at the register .20 (after .40/6 coupon and HT ZVR).
There is also a .40/6 SavingStar.com coupon making them .13 each after SavingStar credit!
If the Yoplait Simplait variety is included, use the .40/1 coupon from BettyCrocker.com or .30/1 coupon from the Smart Shopper Coupons link in the box above for an even better deal!

HT: Kraft singles American and sharp cheddar cheese, 12 oz., BOGO for $1.59

HT: Green Giant frozen vegetables, boxed, $1.25 - .60/3 coupon from 1/6 SS, 12/9 SS = .85 each

HT: Blue Bunny ice cream, 56 oz., BOGO for $2.84 - .75/1 coupon from Blue Bunny website = $1.34 – a very good deal

LF: Fresh Rewards Deal: Yoplait yogurt singles, .39, limit 10 - .40/6 and .50/8 coupons from 1/6 SS, .40/6 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = .27 each after coupon – a good deal for these!
There is also a .40/6 SavingStar.com coupon making them .22 after SavingStar credit.

LF: Pillsbury Grands biscuits, 8 count, $1.00 - .40/3 coupon from 1/6 SS, 12/9 SS, 12/2 SS, 11/18 SS, 11/11 SS, 11/4 SS (pretty much every SS insert since November!) = .73 each

LF: Yoplait go-gurt, $2.00 - .85/2 coupon from BettyCrocker.com,
.75/2 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.15 each with .85/2 coupon

Lowes Foods shredded cheese, 8 oz., BOGO for $1.40 (a good price)

LF: Silk almond or soy milk, 64 oz, $3.00 - .75/1 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.50


Misc. Grocery

CVS: Good n Natural bar, .99 – free product coupon possibly in 1/6 inserts = Free

HT: General Mills Cheerios including Honey Nut, Multi-Grain and Peanut Butter
Sale: $2.50
Coupons: .85/1 Multi-grain Cheerios coupon from BettyCrocker.com, .75/1 coupon on Smart Shopper coupons link in box above, $1/2 General Mills cereal coupon from 12/9 SS, $1/3 GM cereal coupon from 1/6 SS
HT coupon: .75/1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon
Total after .85/1 coupon AND .75 HT ZVR = 5 cents – great deal!
There is also a .75/1 SavingStar.com coupon, making FREE and a money maker after the SavingStar.com credit!

FL: 3-Day Sale: Friday at 8 am – Sunday: Lay’s potato chips, 10 – 10.5 oz, 3 for $5, limit 3

FL: Myessentials long grain white rice, 16 oz., .69

FL: Ro-Tel 10 oz or Hunt’s 14.5 oz tomatoes, 10 for $10 - $2 off 10 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = 10 for $8 (.80 each)

HT: Fiber One cereal
Sale: $2.50
Coupon: .85/1 coupon from BettyCrocker.com
HT coupon: .75/1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon
Savingstar: .75/1 SavingStar.com e-coupon
Total at register after .85/1 coupon AND HT e-coupon = 5 cents!
Total after Savingstar coupon = FREE and a moneymaker!

HT: Betty Crocker boxed potatoes, $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 12/9 SS, 11/18 SS (exp 1/12) = .50 each

HT: Progresso soup, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $1.99 - $2.15
Coupons: .50/2 coupon from 1/6 SS, $1/4 coupon from 12/9 SS, .25/1 of the light soups from 1/6 SS
Total after .50/2 coupon when you buy 5 of the $1.99 soups = .60 each

HT: Bisquick Shake ‘n Pour pancake mix, 10.6 oz., $1.66 - .60/1 coupon from BettyCrocker.com, .40 coupon from 11/18 SS (exp 1/12) = .46
There is also a .50 Savingstar.com e-coupon but it is sold out so if you didn’t already add it to your account, it’s too late for that one

HT: Smuckers grape jelly, 32 oz., BOGO for $1.44 - .55/1 coupon from 1/6 RP = .34

HT: Old El Paso deal: Buy $10 of participating Old El Paso products in one shopping visit, save $4 off your grocery bill at the register! Limit 1 per household. Valid 1/9 - 1/15.
Old El Paso seasoning Mixes for .75
Old El Paso Chiles for $1.00
Old El Paso Tortillas, taco shells, heat and serve side dishes and refried beans for $1.25 each
Old El Paso Dinner Kits and taco sauce for $2.00
Coupon: .60/3 printable coupon from the Smart Shopper Coupons link in the box above (print 2)
Scenario: Buy 8 of the $1.25 products (tortillas, taco shells, refried beans) and use 2 of the .60/3 coupons. The total at the register after the 2 coupons and the $4 promotional discount is deducted comes off is $3.60 = .45 per item (a super buy for tortillas)!

HT: Harris Teeter tomato sauce, 15 oz., .67

Fiber One bars, 90 calorie bars and brownie bars
Sale: $2.50
Coupons: .50/1 coupon from BettyCrocker.com, .50/2 coupon from 1/6 SS
HT coupon: .40/1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon
Savingstar.com: .40 e-coupon from savingstar.com
Total at register after .50/1 coupon and HT digital coupon = $1.10
Total after Savingstar credit applied = .70 (good price)

HT: Classico pasta sauce, BOGO for $1.49 - $1/2 coupon from 11/18 SS = .99
There is also a Catalina deal still going on with the Classico: Buy 2 and get a $1 Catalina coupon, Buy 3 and get a $2 Catalina coupon, Buy 4 and get a $3 Catalina coupon (Catalina deal valid through 1/27/13)

Kroger: Kroger beans, 15 – 15.5 oz can .69

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

Kroger peanut butter, 16 – 18 oz., $2

LF: General Mills cereals, various including Multigrain Cheerios, Chocolate Cheerios, Reese’s PB puffs, Total Raisin Bran, Frosted Cheerios, Cinnamon Burst Cheerios
Sale: $2.50
Coupons: .85/1 Multi-grain Cheerios coupon from BettyCrocker.com, .75/1 coupon on Smart Shopper coupons link in box above, $1/2 General Mills cereal coupon from 12/9 SS, $1/3 GM cereal coupon from 1/6 SS
Total after .85/1 coupon = .80 (good price!)
There is also a .75/1 SavingStar.com coupon, making it 5 cents after the SavingStar.com credit! (excellent deal!)

LF: French or garlic bread, BOGO for $1.00

Cascadian Farm granola cereal, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from their Facebook page = $1.00

WG: Cracker Jack’D, 2 or 3 oz., $1.49 - $1.49 Register Reward = Free after reward

WG: Chex Mix, Bugles, Gardettos snack mixes
Sale: 2 for $3
Store coupon: $1/2 coupon found in monthly coupon booklet in stores
Coupons: .50 and .60/1 Chex Mix coupons on Smart Shopper coupons linmk and BettyCrocker.com
Total after 2 of the .60 coupons = .40 each

WG: Nice! Sugar, 4 lbs and flour, 5 lbs
Sale: $2.19 with in ad coupon, limit 4
BR: 500 Balance Rewards points when you buy 2


Drinks

HT: Harris Teeter cola, 2 ltr, .87

HT: Old Orchard Healthy Balance juice, 64 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $2.89 - $1/2 coupon from oldorchard.com, = .96 each
http://oldorchard.com/

HT: Coke, 6 pack bottles, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $4.69 = $1.88 when you buy 5 packs

Kroger: Big K soft drinks, 12 pack cans, $2.00

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 2 ltr, .69

RA: Simplify 2 ltr sodas, 3 for $3 - $1 +UP = 3 for $2 (.67 each)

WG: 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch, 2 ltr, $1.00, limit 3


Non-Food

CVS: Stayfree pads, all, BOGO – BOGO coupon possibly in 1/6 SS = 2 for FREE!

HT: Aquafresh Extreme Clean toothpaste, 5.6 oz., $2.50 - $1 coupon from 1/6 RP AND $1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = .50

HT: YourHome sandwich bags, 50 count, BOGO for .99 - a good price

Hefty One Zip bags, BOGO for $2.22 - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 RP or 11/11 RP AND $1/2 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = $1.22 each

Hefty Cinch Sak kitchen bags, BOGO for $4.49 - $1/1 coupon from 1/6 RP AND $1/1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = $2.49 – very good deal

Kroger: Colgate toothpaste, $1 - .75 coupon from 1/6 SS = .25

LF: Luvs diapers, $6.99 - $1.50/2 coupon from 12/30 PG = $6.24 each

RA: Stayfree pads
Sale: 2 for $5
+UP: $2 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: BOGO coupon from 1/6 SS
Total at register = $2.50
Total after +UP and coupon = .25 each (free at CVS)

WG: Purex laundry detergent, $2.99 - $1 coupon from 1/6 RP = $1.99

WG: Angel Soft bath tissue, 9 big rolls, $4 - .45/1 coupon from 1/6 RP = $3.55

WG: Sunny Smiles bath tissue 12 rolls or paper towels 6 rolls, $5 - $1 coupon in monthly coupon booklet found in stores = $4.00

 

Pet Care

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

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