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Just the Basics best deals

Posted February 7, 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 2/9.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 2/12.


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: Harris Teeter milk, 1 gallon, $2.97

Kroger milk, ½ gallon, $1.77


Bread

HT: Pepperidge Farm wide pan breads, select, BOGO for $2.14 each

Kroger bread or buns, $1.00


Eggs

Kroger eggs, 18 count, $1.99 (like paying $1.33 per dozen)

Lowes Foods: Davidson’s Eggs Safest Choice, 1 dozen, $2.69 - .75/1 printable coupon = $1.19 (very good price for these eggs – normally $3.69)

LF: Eggland’s Best eggs, 1 dozen large, $2 - .35/1 coupon from 1/27 or 11/11 SS insert = $1.30

WG: Eggs, 1 dozen, $1.29 (an ok price although I prefer to buy when they are $1 per dozen)


Produce

Aldi: Roses, 1 dozen, $9.99! This may well be lowest price we see this Valentine’s Day holiday.

Aldi: Pineapple, $1.29 each!

Aldi: Strawberries, 16 oz., $1.49!

Aldi: Cantaloupe, $1.29 each!

Aldi: Kiwi, 16 oz package, .99!

Aldi: Grapefruit, 5 lb bag, $1.69!

Aldi: Apples, all varieties, 3 lb bag, $2.69

FL: Lemons, 2 for $1

FL: Jumbo grapefruit, .79 each

FL: Mangoes, .89 each

FL: Cara Cara navel oranges, 3 lb bag, $2.99

FL:Red Delicious apples, 3 lb bag, $3.49

HT: Green cabbage, .59/lb

HT: NC sweet potatoes, .79/lb

HT: Hot house tomatoes, $1.99/lb

HT: Russet Baking potatoes, 3 lb bag, $1.47

HT: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $3.99

HT: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $4.49

Kroger: Cameo or Fuji apples, $1.28/lb

Kroger: Red or green D’Anjou pears, $1.38/lb

Kroger grape tomatoes, 10 oz., $1.49

Kroger: Yukon Gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

LF: Green cabbage, .49/lb

LF: Strawberries, 1 lb, Buy 1 Get 2 Free = $1.66/lb when you buy 3 – a good price!

LF: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

LF: Temple oranges, 3 lb bag, $2.97


Meat

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

FL: Perdue roasting chicken, .99/lb

FL: Smithfield and my essentials spiral sliced ham, .99/lb

FL: Top round London Broil, $2.99/lb – good price

HT: Spiral sliced half smoked ham, $1.99/lb

HT: Shrimp, $5.99/lb

HT: SeaPak, 8.2 – 28 oz, BOGO for $3.99 to $4.14 - .75/1 coupon at Smart Shopper Coupons link in box above

HT: Land O Frost Bistro sliced lunchmeat, select 6 oz. flavors, BOGO for $1.69 - .55/1 from 1/27 RP = .59 – great deal

HT: Johnsonville chicken sausage, 12 oz., BOGO for $2.44 - $1.25/1 from 1/6 SS = $1.19 each – good price!

HT: Ball Park beef franks, 16 oz., BOGO for $2.17 - .75/2 coupon from 1/27 RP = $1.42 each

HT: Bar S franks, BOGO

Kroger: Private Selection turkey, .88/lb

Kroger value boneless chicken breasts or thighs, value pack, $1.99/lb – good price

Kroger: Boneless pork loin, half loin, $1.99/lb

Kroger sausage, smoked, 13.5 – 16 oz., $2.49

Kroger cooked shrimp, 2 lb bag, $5.99 per lb.

LF: Split chicken breast, drumsticks or thighs, Sanderson Farms, value pack, .99/lb

LF: Assorted pork chops, all natural bone in, 9 count, $2.49

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

LF: Carolina Pride sausage, 16 oz., $2.50

LF: Land O Frost sliced meats, premium, 1 lb, $3.88 - .55/1 coupon from 1/27 RP = $2.78

LF: Oscar Mayer deli fresh meat, 16 oz., $4.99


Dairy & Frozen

FL: Food Lion cheese singles, 16 oz., BOGO

FL: Red Baron pizza, 2 for $6 - $1/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = $2.50 each

HT: Dannon Danimals, $2 - .50 coupon on their Facebook page = $1.00

HT: Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookies, $2.15 - .75/1 coupon from 2/3 RP = .65 each

HT: Pillsbury Grands biscuits 5 count or Crescent rolls 4 count, $1.00 - .40/3 Grands coupons from many recent inserts, .40/2 crescent coupon from 1/27 SS and 11/18 SS (exp 2/9), .40/3 crescent coupon from 12/9 SS
Total for crescent rolls after .40/2 coupon = .60 each

HT: Activia yogurt 4 packs (including breakfast blend), $2 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $1.00

HT: Smart Balance spreadable butter, $2 - .75/1 coupon from couponnetwork.com, .50/1 coupon from 1/13 SS = .50 with .75 coupon

HT: Smart Balance Buttery Spread, BOGO for $1.59 - .75/1 coupon from couponnetwork.com, $1/2 coupon from 1/13 SS = $.09 with .75 coupon

HT: Dannon Oikos, 4 pack, $3.50 - .75/1 coupon from 1/27 SS = $2.00

HT: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh BOGO for $1.34 - .50/1 coupon from 1/13 SS for Chef’s Favorites (it looks like they are included) = .34 after coupon!

HT: Super Pretzel, 13 oz., BOGO for $1.89 - .50 coupon from 1/13 RP = .89

Kroger: Pillsbury grands jr biscuits, crescent or cinnamon rolls
Sale: $1.00
Coupons: Multiple coupons for all 3 products from 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 1/6 SS inserts including a .50/1 coupon for the Grands Sweet rolls (if included) from 12/9 SS
Total if Grands sweet rolls are included with .50 /1 coupon = Free!

Kroger: Dannon yogurt, select including Activia, $2 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $1.00

Kroger butter, 16 oz, $2.49 (my buy price is $2)

Kroger shredded cheese 12 – 16 oz or singles, 24 count, $3.33 (like paying $1.67 for an 8 oz if you buy the 16 oz bag – an ok deal)

Kroger: Green Giant or Kroger veggies, boxed frozen, $1.00 - .60/3 coupon from 1/6 SS = .80 each

LF: Yoplait yogurt, .50 each - .40/6 coupon from 1/6 SS, .50/8 coupon from 1/6 SS = .37 each after .40/6 coupon AND there is a .40/6 savingstar.com e-coupon available as well (link in box above)

LF: Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookies, $2.00 - .75/1 coupon from 2/3 RP = .50

LF: Kahiki chicken nuggets, $5 - .75/1 coupon from 2/3 SS = $3.50

WG: Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz., $1.29 - .55/1 coupon from 1/6 SS = .74 (a good price)


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Peanut butter, 18 oz, $1.99

CVS: M&M’s 9.9 – 12.6 oz, Mars chocolate minis 9 – 11.5 oz., Dove chocolate minis or hearts 7.94 – 9.5 oz
Sale: 4 for $12
EB: $4 ExtraBucks reward
Coupon: $1.50/2 M&M’s coupon from 1/27 RP
Total after 2 coupons and reward = $1.25 each

FL: My essentials long grain white rice, 16 oz., .77

HT: Lipton tea bags, 16 count, $1.50 - .50 coupon from 1/27 RP AND .40/1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon on any Lipton tea bags = .10

HT: Jolly Time popcorn, 3 – 4 count bags, BOGO for $1.49 - .75/2 from 1/13 SS = .74 each (good price)

HT: Kashi cereals, select Berry Fruitful and Bear Naked cereals, $1.99 - $2/2 coupon available recently on Recyclebank if you have enough points. If you are signed up for the Kashi e-mail newsletter then you should have received a $1 coupon yesterday via e-mail (it’s non-transferable or I would post the link)
Total after $2/2 coupon = .99 each

HT: Harris Teeter white rice, 32 oz, $1.00

HT: Prego pasta sauce, 24 oz., $1.67 - .40/2 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.27 each (my buy price for pasta sauce is $1 or less but if you love Prego, this is a good price for this brand)

HT: Dei Fratelli tomato sauce and diced or crushed tomatoes, 28 oz., BOGO for $1.34

LF: Duncan Hines cake mix, $1.25 - .50/1 Red Velvet cake mix coupon from SmartSource.com = .25

LF: Nabisco Premium saltine crackers, 11 – 16.5 oz., $1.88 - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 SS or $1/3 coupon from 1/27 SS = $1.38 each with $1/2 coupon

LF: Lowes Foods olive oil and extra virgin olive oil, 17 oz., BOGO for $3.20


Drinks

CVS: Pepsi 2 ltrs, .99 - .50 printable coupon available recently on Smart Shopper coupons link above = .49

FL: My essentials soda, 2 ltr, .83

FL: Chock full o nuts coffee, 10.3 – 13 oz., $3.49 - $1.50/1 coupon from the in-store coupon kiosk = $1.99

HT: Harris Teeter soda, 2 ltr., .87

HT: Coke, 2 ltr, BOGO For .99

Kroger: Big K soft drinks, 2 ltr, .79

Kroger: 7UP, 2 ltr., $1.00

LF: Coke, 2 ltr., BOGO for $1.00

LF: Eight O’Clock coffee, ground, 11 – 12 oz., $5.99 - $1 coupon from 2/3 SS = $4.99

RA: 7UP, Diet 7UP, 3 for $3.99 - $2 +UP when you buy 3 = 3 for $1.99 (.66 each)

WG: 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch, limit 3, .99 each

WG: Nice! Orange Juice or Simply Lemonade, 59 oz., 2 for $4 (a good price for OJ)
There was also an ibotta e-coupon available recently for .75/1 for the Simply Lemonade


Non-Food

CVS: Crest toothpaste 6.4 oz, pro-health toothpaste 4.2 oz or whitening w scope 4 – 4.8 oz
Sale: 2 for $5
EB: $2 ExtraBucks reward when you buy 2
Coupon: .75/1 toothpaste coupon from 1/27 PG
Total after 2 coupons and rewards = .75 each

CVS: Bausch and Lomb re-nu 12 oz
Sale: $7.99
EB: $5 Extrabucks reward
Coupon: $2 printable coupon
Total after reward and coupon = .99

CVS: Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick, $1.99 - $1 coupon possibly in 2/3 insert = .99

CVS: $5 Extrabucks rewards when you spend $20 on participating products in the ad including:
CVS Diapers or training pants jumbo pack for 2 for $15
CVS Cleansing wipes 192 – 216 count for $5
CVS Diapers or training pants big pack for $12
Total for 2 jumbo packs of diapers and 1 pack of wipes = $20 at register and then get a $5 reward making all 3 items $15 after reward

FL: Scott bath tissue 12 double rolls or Scott paper towels 6 – 8 rolls, $4.99 - $1 Scott coupon from 1/13 SS = $3.99 (only $2.99 at Lowes Foods this week)

HT: Hefty cups, 30 count, $1.50 - .75/2 coupon from 1/27 SS AND .75/2 HT ZVR digital e-coupon on any Lipton tea bags = .38 each (good deal)

HT: Ricola cough drops, BOGO for $1.09 - $1/2 from 1/6 SS = .59 each

HT: Halls cough drops, $1.19 - $1/2 coupon from 2/3 or 1/6 SS = .69 each

HT: Garnier Fructis styling products, $2.99 - $1 coupon from RedPlum.com AND $1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = .99

HT: Luvs jumbo pack diapers, $6.99 - $1/2 from 1/27 PG AND $1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = $5.99 each with $1/2 coupon and $1 HT coupon

LF: Fresh Rewards Deal: Scott bath tissue, 12 double rolls, $3.99 - $1 Extra Soft coupon from 1/13 SS = $2.99 – good price!, limit 2

LF: Scott paper towels, 6 mega rolls, $4.99 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $3.99

RA: Stayfree maxi pads, Carefree pantiliners
Sale: $3.00
+UP: $2 +UP, limit 2
Coupons: BOGO Stayfree coupon from 1/6 SS (exp 2/6), .50/1 Carefree coupon from 1/6 SS (exp 2/6)
Total for 2 Stayfree after BOGO coupon and $4 in +Ups = 2 for FREE (Pay $3 at the register and get back $4 in +UPS making it a money maker after rewards!)

RA: Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy shampoo or conditioner
Sale: $4.99
+UP: $2 +UP , limit 3 offers
Coupon: Coupon for Buy the shampoo and get the conditioner free from 1/27 RP
Video Value: $1 Video Value coupon found on Riteaid.com
Total after BOGO coupon and Video Values coupon and +UP = FREE!

RA: Keri lotion, 15 oz.
Sale: $5.99
Store Coupon: $5 coupon in the ad (this is a Rite Aid coupon that indicates manufacturer’s coupon)
Coupon: $2 coupon from 2/3 SS (if your store will allow you to use this coupon with the store coupon)
Total with both coupons = Free (moneymaker)
Total with only store coupon = .99

RA: Listerine 250 ml. Pocketpaks 72 count, Reach total care toothbrush or floss, Dentotape
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $2.00, limit 2
Coupons: $1/2 Reach toothbrush or floss coupon from 1/6 SS (exp. 2/6)
Total after coupon and +UP = .49 each

RA: Hall’s cough drops or Halls Defense
Sale: 2 for $3
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: $1/2 coupon from 2/3 and 1/6 SS
Total after coupon and +UP = .50 each

RA: Aim, Pepsodent, Close-Up toothpaste, 6 oz
Sale: 3 for $3
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 3
Total = .67 each

RA: Finish dishwasher detergent, powerball tabs 10 – 20 count, 2 for $7 - $2.15 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.35 each when you use 2 coupons (great deal!)

RA: Arm & Hammer laundry detergent 45 – 50 oz., $3.99 - $2 +UP (limit 2) = $1.99 (this is my buy price for laundry detergent)

WG: Thermacare pain relief, 1 count, $2.99 - $2.99 register reward = Free after reward

WG: Colgate Total or Max White, Fresh or Clean toothpaste, 4 to 6 oz or Max White or Fresh toothbrush
Sale: $2.99
RR: $2 Register Reward
Coupon: .50/1 coupons from 1/20 SS
Total after RR and coupon = .49

WG: Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick, $1.99 - $1 and .50 coupons in 2/3 SS (if varieties that $1 coupon are valid on are included in the sale)
There was a Speed Stick ibotta e-coupon available recently so check your coupons

WG: Nice! Bags, freezer, storage, snack and sandwich, 15 – 150 pack, various, .99

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

WG: Viva paper towels, 6 count, $5.99 - $1 coupon in monthly coupon booklet in stores = $4.99


Pet Care

FL: Purina Friskies cat treats, 2 for $3 - $1/2 coupon from 12/2 SS = $1 each

HT: Alpo dog food, 16 lb bag, BOGO for $5.87
 

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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Feb 7, 7:27 p.m.

    Happy to oblige, Nancy. :-) Glad you are taking a sewing break to join us today!

    I really like the Davidson's eggs at LF. They are pasteurized and have no hormones. I'm hormonal enough already...just ask my family. ;-)

  • Nancy Feb 7, 7:18 p.m.

    Bless you Faye! I just realized I need eggs and there you go, setting me up at Lowe's! WooHoo :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Feb 7, 4:31 p.m.

    Thanks blue devil woman!

  • Blue Devil Woman Feb 7, 4:14 p.m.

    IGA has cabbage for .39/lb I am going to buy some from there and then go to food lion and get their ham they have on sale!