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Just the Basics best deals

Posted January 24, 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 1/26.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 1/29.

 

Promotions running this week at the grocery stores:

Lowes Foods Super Doubles! Lowes Foods is doubling coupons that are $2 or less through 1/29. For a long list of deals, click the Super Doubles link in the box above.

Kroger Mega Event: Buy 10 participating items and get $5 off at the register immediately. For all the details, see the Kroger deals link in the box above.

Harris Teeter: ConAgra Promotion: Save $2 when you buy 10 participating ConAgra foods. It’s basically like getting 20 cents off each item once the promotional discount is taken off.

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 favorite basics deals in the comments section below!


Milk

None in the ads

 

Bread

Kroger bread and buns, $1.00


Eggs

None in the ads


Produce

Aldi: Cantaloupe, $1.29 each - wow!

Aldi: Blackberries, 6 oz., $1.29

Aldi: Blueberries, 6 oz., $1.49

Aldi: Strawberries, 16 oz., $1.69 - wow!

Aldi: Grapefruit, 5 lb bag, $1.79 - very good price

Aldi: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $1.99

FL: Garlic, 2 for $1

FL: Carrots, 1 lb bag, .69

FL: Cucumbers, .78 each

FL: Mangoes, .89 each

FL: Iceburg lettuce, .99 each

FL: Colored peppers, red orange or yellow, $1.29 each

FL: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.79

FL: Russet Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Royal Gala apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99

FL: Red grapefruit, 5 lb bag., $3.99

HT: Cucumbers, .69 each

HT: Blackberries, 1 pint, BOGO for $3.99

HT: Blueberries, 1 pint, BOGO for $2.99

HT: Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.99

HT: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag., $3.50

LF: Fresh Rewards deal: Sweet peeled baby carrots, 1 lb, .77, limit 4 (good deal)

LF: Limes, .33 each

LF: Red grapefruit, 5 lbs, $3.99 - $2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

LF: Mangoes, .97 each

LF: Collard greens, .99/lb

LF: Celery, $1.69 each

LF: Onions, 3 lbs, $1.77

LF: Russet potatoes, 5 lb, $1.77


Meat

Aldi: Wednesday only meat deal: Fresh boneless skinless chicken breasts, 5 lb average weight, $1.69/lb - excellent price - time to stock up! Although the deal is technically good only on Wednesdays, many stores continue to sell the meat at the Wednesday price for the whole week. Check with your store because you don’t want to miss this deal! (thanks to everyone who shared that info on the blog yesterday)

Aldi: Ground beef, 73/27, 3 lb roll, $6.99 ($2.33/lb)

FL: Chicken drumsticks or thighs, value pack, .79/lb

FL: Smithfield shank portion ham, $1.19/lb - $2 coupon from 12/9 SS

FL: Boston Butt, 1 piece, whole pork, $1.49/lb

FL: Country Style pork ribs, value pack, $1.59/lb

FL: Gwaltney roll sausage, 16 oz., $1.99

FL: Ocean Eclipse tilapia, flounder and salmon, 4 oz package, 5 for $5

Harris Teeter split chicken breast, .99/lb

HT: Gorton’s Grilled Fillets, select, BOGO for $1.99 - .50 coupon from 11/4 SS = .99

LF: Smithfield Sliced ham from the deli, $4.99/lb - $2 coupon from 12/9 SS

LF: Jimmy Dean Delights, $2.50 - $2 coupon from 1/6 RP = FREE if it doubles and .50 if it does not (coupon indicates DND)

LF: Perdue boneless chicken breasts, $1.97/lb

LF: Assorted pork chops, $1.97/lb

LF: Cooked perfect meatballs, 14 oz., $2.99 - $1 coupon from 1/20 and 12/2 SS inserts = .99

LF: Jimmy Dean sausage crumbles, 9.6 oz., $3.99 - $1 coupon from 1/13 RP = $1.99


Dairy & Frozen

FL: Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $2.29 - $1 coupon from 1/20 SS = $1.29 (free at Lowes Foods this week after coupon doubled)

FL: My essentials shredded, singles, or Food Lion chunks cheese, 6 – 8 oz., $1.66 each (better deal at Harris Teeter on Kraft cheese with coupon from 1/20)

HT: Red Baron pizza, $3 - $1/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = $2.50 each

HT: Kozy Shack pudding, BOGO for $1.69 to $1.99 - .75/1 coupon from 1/20 SS = .19

HT: Wolf Chili, 15 oz - .40/1 coupon from 1/20 SS = Free after coupon doubled and promo discount

HT: Rotel, 10 oz. - .50/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = .30 each after coupon doubled and promo discount

HT: Rosarita refried beans - .55/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = .24 each after coupon doubled and promo discount

HT: Dannon Activia, $2 - $1 coupon from 1/20 SS = $1 (better deal with Kroger promo this week)

HT: Danimals yogurt, $2.00 - .50 printable coupon for the Crunchers variety (if included) from their Facebook page

Harris Teeter cottage cheese, 16 oz., $1.50

HT: Kraft shredded cheese or chunk cheese, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.87 each - .55/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = $1.33 each (good deal)

HT: Pictsweet Steamables, 10 oz, BOGO for $1.10 each

Kroger: Dannon Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $1.49 after discount - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = .49!

Kroger: Philadelphia cream cheese, 8 oz brick, .99 after discount – good price

Kroger: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, $1.49 after discount - .50 coupon for Chef’s Variety )it is included) = .49 each!

LF: Activia yogurt, $2.00 - $1 coupon from 1/20 SS = FREE!

LF: Wholly Guacamole and salsa, 6 – 10 oz, $2.50 - $1 coupon from 1/6 SS, $1.50 printable coupon for the salsa from their website = FREE after salsa coupon

LF: Daisy Cottage Cheese, 18 oz., $2.00 - .50 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.00

LF: Cabot cheese, $2 - $1/2 coupon from CommonKindness.com = $1.00 each

LF: Alexia fries, $3.00 - $1 printable coupon available recently = $1 each

LF: Palermo’s Pizza, BOGO for $3.65 - $1 coupon from monthly e-mailed newsletter = $1.65 – great deal!
There is also a $1/2 coupon on the PalermosPizza.com website

WG: Nice! American cheese singles, 12 oz., 2 for $3.00

WG: Red Baron pizza, Buy 1 for $5.99 and get 1 free (makes them $3 each) - $1/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = $2.50 each


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Aldi: Tortilla chips, 13 oz., $1.19

Aldi: Pretzels, 16 oz., $1.29

FL: Campbell’s chicken noodle or tomato soup, 10.75 oz., .60 each - .40/4 coupon from 1/13 SS or 12/2 SS = .50 each

FL: My essentials long grain rice, 16 oz., .69

FL: My essentials soda, 2 ltr., .83

FL: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz., $1.00

HT: Frank’s hot sauce or hot wing sauce, 12 oz., $1.66 - .75/1 coupon from 1/20 SS = .16

HT: Mt. Olive bread & butter chips, 24 oz, BOGO for $1.34 - .50 coupon from 1/20 SS = .34

HT: Campbell’s 100% natural soups, BOGO for $1.39 - .50/2 coupon from 1/6 SS AND .75/2 Harris Teeter ZVR digital e-coupon = .52 each

HT: Chex Mix, 8.75 oz., BOGO for $1.43 each - .50 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, .60/1 coupon from BettyCrocker.com AND .50/1 Harris Teeter ZVR digital e-coupon = FREE! AND there is a ,50/1 SavingStar.com e-coupon available as well!

HT Mac and cheese box, 7.25 oz., .77

HT: Ritz crackers, BOGO for $1.74 - $1/2 Nabisco coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.24 each

HT: Planters peanut butter, $2.50 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $1.50 (this is a good price but it is $1 after coupon at Lowes Foods with Super Doubles!)

Kroger: Quaker Rice Snacks, .79 after discount - $1/2 coupon from All You Magazine January and February = .29 each!

Kroger: Progresso soup, select varieties, .99 after discount - .50/2 coupon and .25/1 coupon from 1/20 SS and 1/6 SS = .49 each!

Kroger: Hunt’s tomatoes or Rotel, .49 after discount

Kroger: Kraft BBQ sauce 17.5 – 18 oz. or McCormick’s Grill Mates Marinade packet, .49 after discount (good deal for BBQ sauce this time of year)

Kroger: Betty Crocker Mac & Cheese box, 5.6 oz., .49 after discount

Kroger: Nabisco crackers, $1.99 after discount - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.49 each

Kroger peanut butter, select, 16 – 18 oz, $2.00 (a decent price for pb these days – the honey crunchy variety is amazing!)

LF: Kikkoman soy sauce, 5 oz., $1.55 - .75 coupon from SmartSource.com, .55 coupon from All You Magazine February = 5 cents

LF: Smuckers jelly, 20 oz bottle, BOGO for $1.40 - .55/1 from 1/6 RP = .30

LF: Mueller’s whole grain pasta, $1.99 - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 SS = .99 each

LF: Planters peanut butter, 16.3 oz., $3 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $1.00 (a very good price these days!)

RA: Post cereal, Quaker Chewy Granola Bars
Sale: 2 for $5
+UP: $2 +UP when you buy 2
Coupons: $1 Shredded Wheat coupon from 1/13 SS, $1 Post Grape Nuts coupon from 1/13 SS, $1/2 Quaker coupon from All You Magazine January and February, .75/2 Quaker granola bars coupon from 1/13 RP, coupon for free gallon of milk when you buy 4 Post cereals from 1/13 SS
Total after +up reward, 4 coupons for $1 each AND coupon for free milk = .50 per box and a free gallon of milk!

WG: Nice! Peanut butter, 18 oz., $2.00 (a decent price for peanut butter these days)


Drinks

CVS: Coke, 12 packs, 4 for $10 - this is a good deal and even better when you account for the $10 gift card you get when you buy $30 worth. If you drink a lot of Coke and want to stock up, you can get 12 of the 12pakcs and pay $30 at the register. Then you get the $10 gift card back, making the after-rebate price 12 packs for $20 ($1.66 per 12-pack – a very good price)

FL: My essentials orange juice, 64 oz., $1.66

FL: My essentials soda, 2 ltr., .83

HT: Evic deal: HT Premium orange juice, 59 oz., $1.97, limit 2 (decent price for oj)

HT: Harris Teeter cola, 2 ltr, .80 each

Kroger: Coke, Pepsi, 7UP, 2 ltrs, .89 after discount

Kroger: Big K sodas, 12 pack cans, $2.50

RA: Simplify soda, 2 ltr., Sparkling water 1 ltr.
Sale: 3 for $3
+UP: $1.00 reward when you buy 3
Total after +UP = .66 each

WG: 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch, .99 with in-ad coupon, limit 3


Non-Food

CVS: CVS diapers or training pants, jumbo pack
Sale: $6.99
Extrabucks: $2.00, limit 1
Total after reward = $4.99

FL: Angel Soft or Bounty Paper towels, $4.99 - .45/1 Angel Soft coupon from 1/6 RP = $4.54

Kroger: Colgate toothpaste, 4.6 oz., $1 - .50 coupon from 1/20 SS = Free!

Kroger: Hefty One freezer or storage bags, .99 after discount - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 RP or 11/11 RP = .49 each!

Kroger: Kleenex, .99 after discount - .50/3 coupon from 1/13 SS = .66 each

Kroger: All laundry detergent, 26 – 32 loads, $2.99 after discount - $2/2 coupon from 1/6 RP = $1.99 each

LF: Glade candles, 4 oz jar, .99 - $2/2 coupon from 1/13 SS or $1.50/2 coupon from 12/2 SS = 2 for FREE!

LF: Motrin IB, 50 count, $3.99 - $2 coupon from 1/6 = FREE!

LF: Alka-Seltzer, various, $3.99 to $4.00 - $2 coupon from 1/6 SS = FREE!

LF: Bayer Aspirin, 325 mg, 24 count, $3.39 - $1.50 coupon from 1/6 SS = .39

LF: Duracell batteries, various, $4.49 - $2 coupon from 12/9 RP = .49

LF: Ricola cough drops, various, $1.50 - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 SS = .50 each

LF: Halls throat drops, $1.50 - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 SS = .50 each

LF: All laundry detergent, 50 oz., $3.99 - $2/2 coupon from 1/6 RP = $1.99 – a good price

LF: Xtra laundry detergent, 75 oz, BOGO for $2 – very good price for such a big bottle

LF: GoodNites training pants, $8.99 - $2 coupon from 1/13 SS = $4.99

LF: Luvs diapers, $6.99 - $1.50/2 coupon from 12/30 PG = $5.49

RA: GE Energy Smart CFL light bulb, $3.99 - $3 +UP rewards AND $1 coupon from 1/6 SS = Free after rewards!

RA: Halls, Blistex or Lip Medex, Ricola
Sale: 2 for $3.00
+UP: $1 reward when you buy 2
Coupon: $1/2 Halls coupon from 1/6 SS, $1/2 Ricola from 1/6 SS, .35/1 Blistex coupon from 1/20 SS
Total after $1/2 coupon and reward = .50 each

RA: Purex laundry detergent, various (24 – 32 load or 18 pack of the Ultra-packs), softener 100 oz.
Sale: 2 for $5
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: $1 coupon from 1/6 RP
Total after +UP and 2 coupons = $1 each – excellent deal!

WG: Palmolive dish liquid, 10 oz., .94 - .25 coupon from 1/20 SS = .69

WG: 4000 BR points when you buy $25 worth of participating Huggies products in the ad
Sale: Huggies diapers jumbo pack or Pull-ups $9.99, Huggies baby wipes 168 – 216 pack $5.99
Coupons: $2 Huggies Little Movers or Snugglers diaper coupon from 1/13 SS, .50 wipes coupon from 1/13 SS
Total at register for 2 diapers and 1 wipes with 2 of the $2 coupons and 1 of the .50 coupons = $21.47
Total after 4000 BR points = $17.47 ($5.82 per item)


Pet Care

LF: Paws dog biscuits, BOGO

 

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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 25, 1:05 p.m.

    Thanks, jdouglas!

  • jdouglas13 Jan 24, 5:01 p.m.

    FL also has the value pack of ground chuck for $2.69/lb, and Lowes has bottom round beef roast for $2.97/lb. Not too bad if you need either this week.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 24, 11:08 a.m.

    Update on the Motrin. I was running out to get my daughter off to school and couldn't look up where my typo was. Here are the details as to why this is free:

    There is a $2 Motrin coupon from 1/6 SS. The Motrin IB 200 mg, 50 count is $3.99. It is free after coupon doubled. :-)

  • nakabi Jan 24, 9:07 a.m.

    Okay, I'm glad I wasn't the only one a little confused. lol

  • nickijragland Jan 24, 8:59 a.m.

    Darn! I thought I was missing something awesome on the Motrin! Thanks, Faye, for all the work you are doing! :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 24, 8:52 a.m.

    Sorry - typo - removed it from the list.

  • nickijragland Jan 24, 8:48 a.m.

    I am confused about the LF deal on the Motrin IB. Listed at $3.99 - $1 coupon -$1 doubled coupon = $1.99, so how is it free? I could use some!! :)