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Just the Basics best deals: Valentine's Edition!

Posted February 14, 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!

I have also included a list of deals on roses and flowers at the grocery stores.

 

 

 

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Kroger deals are valid through 2/16.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 2/19.

Promotions this week

Food Lion: Easter Seals coupon book: Donate $1 to Easter Seals at the store and get a coupon book with $9.50 in Kraft and P&G coupons.

Food Lion: Gift card promotion: Buy $50 or more in iTunes, Belks or Lowes gift cards and save $10 instantly. Offer valid 2/6 – 2/14/13. See ad for details.

Kroger: Fuel Points Promotion: Earn 4X fuel points on every restaurant gift card purchase. Offer valid through February 16.

Lowes Foods: Bonus Gas Rewards: Buy any 10 and get 10 cents per gallon reward, Mix or Match

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!

Valentine's Roses and flowers

FL: $29.95 for a vase arrangement of roses (ad does not indicates how many roses are included, but it is probably a dozen)

FL: Tulip bouquet, $10.99

HT: Rose bouquet, 15 stems, $19.99

HT: Tulips, 5 stem bouquet, 3 for $12 ($4 each!)

Kroger: Roses, 1 dozen, $17.99 (Be sure to check your Kroger digital coupons for various rose coupons)

LF: Roses, 1 dozen, $17.99

LF: Tulips, 7 stems from Virginia, $4.99 (good deal!)

RA: Roses, 1 dozen available for $19.99 beginning 2/11

Walmart: Roses, 1 dozen, various colors, $15.99


Milk

No milk deals listed in the ads this week. Please share if you found any!


Bread

HT: Nature’s Own honey wheat bread, 20 oz., BOGO for $1.79

HT: Thomas’ bagels, 6 count, BOGO for $2.24

Walmart: 100% whole wheat bread, $1.58 (everyday price)


Eggs

Lowes Foods: Eggland’s Best eggs, 12 count, $2 - .35/1 coupon from 1/27 or 11/11 SS inserts = $1.30 (this sale is not in the ad but was listed on the Express Lane prices)


Produce

Aldi: Pineapple, .99 each!

Aldi: Strawberries, 16 oz, .99 each!

Aldi: Cantaloupe, .99 each!

Aldi: Blueberries, 6 oz package, .99 each!

Aldi: Lemons, 2 lb bag, .99

Aldi: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $1.99

FL: Limes, 4 for $1

FL: Russet potatoes, .69/lb

FL: Sweet potatoes, .69/lb

FL: Royal gala apples, .99/lb – good price

FL: Haas Avocado, .99 each

FL: Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb

FL: Fresh Express or Dole garden salad, 12 oz., $1.29

FL: Anjou pears, $1.37/lb

FL: Sliced mushrooms, 6 oz., $1.69

FL: Navel Oranges, 8 lb bag, $3.99

HT: Navel oranges, 2 for $1

HT: Carrots, 2 lb bag, $1.17 (everyday price)

HT: Asparagus, $1.49/lb – fantastic deal! I am now adding roasted asparagus to our Valentine’s Day dinner!

HT: Yukon gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $4.49

Kroger: Tomatoes, $1.39/lb

Kroger Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2

LF: Kiwi, 2 for $1

LF: Limes, 2 for $1

LF: Green cabbage, .59/lb

LF: Russet or sweet potatoes, .89/lb

LF: Strawberries, 1 lb, Buy 1 Get 2 Free! Makes them $1.66/lb

LF: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $3.97

 

Meat

Aldi: Tilapia fillets, 16 oz., $3.49

Aldi: Tilapia fillets, 32 oz value pack, $5.49

Aldi: Sea Queen wild caught salmon, 16 oz., $3.99 (good price for salmon)

Aldi: Swai Fillets, 32 oz., $5.49

FL: Chicken drumsticks or thighs, value pack, .99/lb

FL: Pork chops, assorted, bone-in, $1.99/lb

FL: T-Bone or Porterhouse beef steaks, value pack, $4.99/lb

FL: Gorton’s fish sticks or fillets, 18.2 – 19 oz.
Sale: 3 for $10
Coupon: $2 off 3 store coupon from the in-store coupon kiosk
Total after coupon = 3 for $8 ($2.67 each)

FL: Pollock or Alaskan Cod fillets, $5.99/lb

FL: Snow crab clusters, $5.99/lb

FL: Lobster tail, $3.99 each

FL: Hillshire Farm deli tub, 16 oz., $4.99

FL: Mama Lucia meatballs, 25.6 oz, BOGO, limit 2 free

FL: Hillshire Farm smoked sausage, 13 – 14 oz, 2 for $5 - .75/2 coupon from 2/3 RP = $2.13 each

HT: Chicken leg quarters, value pack, .69/lb – very good deal

Harris Teeter semi-boneless half ham, $1.99/lb

HT: Ribeye steak, or roast, $6.99/lb

Harris Teeter Fresh Foods Market pre-sliced meats and cheeses, 8 oz., BOGO, $2.49

HT: Hebrew National franks, 11 – 12 oz., BOGO for $3.00

HT: Oscar Mayer bologna, 12 oz., BOGO for $1.59

HT: Tilapia fillets, $3.99/lb (good price)

HT: EZ Peel white shrimp, $4.99/lb

HT: North Atlantic lobster tails, 4.2 oz., $5.99

HT: Snow crab clusters, $6.99/lb

Kroger: Tyson split chicken breasts, drumsticks or thighs, .99/lb

Kroger ground chuck, 3 lb roll, $2.49/lb

Kroger: Boneless pork chops, $2.99/lb

Kroger: Boneless tip sirloin roast, $3.99/lb

Kroger: Atlantic salmon, farm raised, $4.99/lb

Kroger: Tilapia and catfish fillets, $4.99/lb

Kroger: Lobster tail, 4 – 5 oz, 2 for $10

Kroger shrimp, frozen, 2 lb bag, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Snow crab clusters, wild caught, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Oscar Mayer lunchmeat, shaved, select varieties, $3.29 - .70 Kroger digital coupon = $2.59

LF: Perdue chicken breast, boneless, BOGO for $2.75/lb (my buy price is $2/lb or less)

LF: Ribeye steaks, boneless, value pack, $6.99/lb

Lowes Foods bacon, center cut, 12 oz. BOGO for $3.00

LF: Land O Frost sliced meat, premium, l lb - .55/1 coupon from 1/27 RP

LF: Oscar Mayer sliced meats, ham or turkey, 10 oz., BOGO

LF: Crab Classsic, BOGO for $1.75 - printable coupon from their website

LF: Bar S franks, 12 oz, $1 (participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

 

Dairy & Frozen

FL: Blue Bonnet margarine quarters, 16 oz., .88

HT: Yoplait Greek yogurt cups, $1 - .50/2 coupon from 1/6 SS, .50/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = .50 each

HT: Yoplait Go-Gurt or Trix, $2 - .75/2 from 2/10 and 1/6 = $1.25 each

Harris Teeter shredded cheese and block cheese, $1.67 each (my buy price is $1.50 or less, but this is a decent deal)

HT: Green Giant boxed frozen veggies, $1.25 - .60/3 coupon from 2/10 and 1/6 SS = .85 each

HT: Blue Bunny Ice Cream, 56 oz., BOGO for $3.24 - .75/1 printable coupon that was on their website last month (this month the coupon is for a box of novelty single serve ice cream treats) = $1.74 (very good deal for ice cream)

HT: Dr. Oetker Ristorante pizza, BOGO for $2.79 - $1 coupon from 1/6 SS = $1.79 (good deal)

HT: Pict Sweet vegetables, 26 – 32 oz, BOGO for $1.84 - $1.99 (good deal)

Kroger: Kroger sour cream, 16 oz., $1.25

Kroger cottage cheese, 16 oz., $1.25

Kroger: Kroger vegetables, 9-12 oz, select, frozen, $1.00

Kroger: Breyers ice cream or Klondike bars, $2.99 - $1 Kroger digital coupon = $1.99

LF: Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough, 16 – 16.5 , $2.00 - .75/1 from 2/3 RP = .50 each (very good price)

LF: Pillsbury Grands biscuits, Grands jr, cinnamon rolls, crescent rolls, $1.00 – various .40/2 and .40/3 coupons for all these products from 2/10, 1/27, 2/3, 1/6
Savingstar coupons: .50/2 crescent rolls, .40/2 sweet rolls
(participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

LF: Coffee-Mate creamer, 16 oz, $2 - .55/1 coupon and .75/2 coupon from their website = .90

LF: Sargento shredded cheese, 8 oz., $2.50 - .40 coupon from 1/27 SS, .55/1 printable coupon for reduced fat varieties recently available on Smart Shopper coupons link = $1.40 after .55 coupon

LF: Tribe hummus, BOGO for $1.75


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Long grain rice, 3 lbs, $1.79 (.60/lb)

FL: Ragu pasta sauce, 2 for $3 - .60/2 coupon from 1/27 RP = $1.20 each

FL: My Essentials peanut butter, 18 oz., $2.55

FL:Millstone Coffee K-Cups, 12 count, $5.99 - $1.50/1 coupon from 2/3 RP = $4.49

HT: EVIC deal: Chicken of the sea solid white tuna, 5 oz., .97, limit 4 - .50/1 coupon that was available on their Facebook page recently = Free

HT: Green Giant Veggie Chips, 5 oz., BOGO for $1.64
Coupons: .75/1 and .50/1 printable coupons, AND .50/1 HT ZVR digital e-vic coupon AND .50/1 SavingStar.com coupon
Total after .75/1 coupon AND HT e-coupon = FREE! (moneymaker after savingstar.com e-coupon!)

HT: McCormick Perfect Pinch seasoning blend, BOGO for $1.74 - .75/1 from 2/10 RP = .24

HT: Campbell’s Healthy Request soup, $1.00 - .50/3 coupon from 2/3 or 1/6 SS AND $1/3 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = .33 each

HT: Progresso soup, 18 – 19 oz., BOGO for .99 to $1.12 - .50/2 and .25/1 (for light soups) coupons from 1/20 and 1/6 SS = as low as .49 – very good deal

HT: Harris Teeter pinto, great northern, navy or blackeye beans, 15.5 oz can, .50

HT: Jolly Time popcorn, 3-4 count, BOGO for $1.49 - .75/2 coupon from 1/13 SS = .74 each

HT: Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup, 24 oz., BOGO for $1.99 - .55/1 coupon from 1/6 SS = .89

HT: Nature Valley granola bars and thins, $2.50
Coupons: .50/2 coupon from 1/27 and 1/6 SS, .50/1 printable coupon, .50/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently, .75/2 coupon from 1/6 SS
HT coupon: .50/2 HT ZVR digital e-coupon
SavingStar.com coupon: .50/2 SavingStar.com e-coupon
Total at register after 2 of the .50/1 coupons and .50/2 HT e-coupon = $1.25 each
Total after Saving Star e-coupon is credited = $1 each (very good price for Nature Valley)

HT: Harris Teeter peaches, pears or fruit cocktail, 15 – 15.25 oz. can, $1.00

HT: Old Orchard 100% Juice Blend, 64 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $3.29
Coupon: $1/2 printable coupon on their website (website indicates limit of 1 per household)
Total after coupon and Buy 2 Get 3 Free sale = $1.12 each (a great price)

HT: Furmano’s tomatoes, 28 oz., $1.50 - $1/3 coupon from 1/27 SS = $1.17 each (good price and great for making homemade tomato soup!)

Kroger: Duncan Hines cake mix, $1.25 - .50/1 coupon for Red Velvet cake on Smartsource.com recently = .25

Kroger black beans, 15 oz can, .69

Kroger: General Mills cereal, select, $1.99
Coupons: .50/1 Cheerios coupon from 1/27 SS, $1/2 Kroger digital coupon, $1/3 cereal coupon from 2/3 and 1/6 SS, $1/2 select General Mills cereals (if these are included) from 2/17 SS, various .50/1 GM cereal coupons from the Smart Shopper coupons link in the box above recently, various SavingStar.com e-coupons recently
Total after .50 Cheerios coupon = .99 at the register AND there is a .50/1 Cheerios SavingStar coupon making it only .49 after coupons!

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 28 oz (larger container than normal 16 – 18 oz), $2.99 - .60 Kroger digital coupon - $2.39 (good price)

LF: Progresso recipe starters, 18 oz., $1.33 - .50 coupon from 1/27 SS = .33

LF: Carnation evaporated milk, 12 oz., $1 - .55/2 from 1/27 RP = .45 each

LF: General Mills cereals including Cheerios, Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Golden Grahams
Sale: $2.00
Coupon: .50/1 Cheerios coupon from Smart Shopper coupon link above, $1/3 coupon from 2/3 SS
Savingstar coupon: .50/1 Cheerios Savingstar e-coupon
Total at register with .50 coupon = $1.00
Total after coupon and Savingstar credit = .50!

LF: Betty Crocker boxed potatoes, $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 2/3 SS = .50 each ((participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

LF: Better Oats Oatmeal, $1.00 - $1/3 printable coupon = .67 each
(participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

LF: Hunt’s tomatoes, 14.5 oz., $1.00 - $1/3 coupon from 1/27 RP = .67 each (participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

LF: Hunt’s spaghetti sauce, 24 oz., $1.00 - good price for pasta sauce (participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

LF: French bread at bakery, BOGO for $1.00 (good price AND I received a register coupon earlier in the week for 20% off anything from the bakery at Lowes Foods making the bread .80 after coupon)

RA: General Mills cereal and Nature Valley bars (excludes Fiber One cereal)
Sale: $2.88
+UP: $1.00 +UP, limit 2
Coupon: .50/2 Nature Valley coupon from 1/27 SS, 50/1 Cheerios coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently, .50/1 SavingStar.com e-coupon, $1/3 from 2/3 SS
Total after +UP, .50 Cheerios coupon = $1.38 and then get another .50 back with the SavingStar.com credit making it .88

And there is a rebate for a free movie ticket when you buy 2 specially marked boxes of General Mills cereal

WG: Progresso soup, select
Sale: 4 for $5 with in-ad coupon
Coupon: .50/2 coupon from 1/20 and 1/6 SS, .25 coupon for light soups from 1/20 and 1/6
BR: 1000 reward points when you buy 4
Total for 4 after 2 coupons and reward points = .75 each

WG: Quaker Quick 1-minute oats 18 oz, Nice original syrup 12 oz
Sale: 2 for $3
Coupon: $1/2 Quaker coupon from All You Magazine February
BR: 500 reward points when you buy 2
Total after coupon and reward points = .75 each

WG: Nice! Vegetables, 14.5 – 15.25, .79

WG: Kellogg’s and General Mills select cereal and granola bars
Sale: 2 for $4
Coupons: $1/2 coupon for Raisin Bran from Kellogg’s website , $1/3 coupon for Kellogg’s cereals from 2/3 RP, .50/2 Nature Valley and Fiber One coupon from 1/27 SS
Total after $1/2 Raisin Bran coupon = $1.50 each

WG: Nice Sugar 4 lbs or flour 5 lbs, $2.19 with in-ad coupon, limit 3


Drinks

CVS: 7UP, 2 ltr., $1.00

CVS: Orange juice, 64 oz, $2 (brands vary by store)

HT: Harris Teeter cola, 2 ltr, .87

Kroger: 7UP, 2 ltr., $1.00

Kroger: Minute Maid orange Juice, $2.49 - .50 Kroger digital coupon = $1.99 (good price for 59 oz of orange juice)

WG: 7UP, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch, 2 ltr., $1.00, limit 4


Non-Food

Aldi: Tandil ultra liquid bleach, 96 oz., $1.29

CVS: Colgate Maxclean, Maxwhite, Maxfresh toothpaste, 6 oz.
Sale: $3.00
Store coupon: $2.50 CVS coupon from the in-store coupon kiosk
Coupon: .50 coupon from 2/3 SS, possible .50/1 from 2/10 SS
Total after store and manufacturer’s coupons (you can use both on the same item) = FREE!

CVS: Ajax dish liquid, 14 oz., .88 - .35/1 from 2/3 SS = .53

CVS: Halls cough drops, 17 – 30 count
Sale: 2 for $3
ECB: $1 Extrabucks when you buy 2
Coupon: $1/2 from 2/3 SS
Total after coupon and reward = .50 each

CVS: Right Guard Total Defense deodorant
Sale: $2.99
ECB: $2 reward when you buy 2
Coupon: $2/2 printable coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently
Total after reward and coupon = .99 each

FL: Angel Soft bath tissue, 8 triple, 12 double, 24 regular rolls, $4.99 - .45/1 coupon from 1/6 RP = $4.54

FL: Bounty paper towels, 6 regular rolls, $4.99 - .25 coupon from 1/27 P&G = $4.74

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

Harris Teeter yourhome all purpose cleaner, 32 oz., $1.25

Kroger: Degree Deodorant, $1.99 - $1 Kroger digital coupon = .99

LF: Angel Soft bath tissue, 9 double rolls, $4.99 - .45/1 coupon from 1/6 RP = $4.09

RA: Colgate Max toothpaste, 6 oz.
Sale: $3.50
+UP: $3.00
Coupon: .50/1 coupon from 2/10 or 2/3 SS
Total after +UP and coupon = Free!

RA: GE CFL light bulb
Sale: $3.99
Coupon: $3 in-ad coupon
Total = .99
(there is also a $1 coupon from the 1/6 SS making it free if they will accept both the in-ad coupon and the $1 insert coupon)

RA: Tressemme shampoo and conditioner
Sale: 2 for $7
+UP: $2 +UP when you buy 2, limit 2
Coupon: BOGO coupon from 1/27 RP (expires 2/10)
Total after +UP and coupon = $1.50 (.75 each)
There is also an ibotta coupon for $1.50 making both of them free!

RA: Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick
Sale: $2.49
+UP: $1 reward, limit 4
Coupon: $1 coupon for Speed Stick Power from 2/3 SS (if included), .50 coupon from 2/3 SS
Total after $1 coupon and $1 +UP = .49

RA: Chapstick, Ricola cough drops, Luden’s cough drops, Carmex
Sale: 2 for $3
+UP: $1/2 reward
Coupons: $1/2 Chapstick coupon from 1/27 RP, $1/2 Ricola coupon from 1/6 SS
Total after coupon and reward = .50 each

RA: Right Guard and Dry Idea deodorant
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $1.00, limit 1
Coupon: $2/2 Right Guard Total Defense coupon from the Smart Shopper coupons link in the box above
Total after +UP and coupon = .99 each

RA: Purex laundry detergent, 50 oz, Fabric softener 100 oz., 2 for $7 - $3 +UP when you buy 2 = 2 for $4 ($2 each – good price for detergent)

WG: Mitchum or Lady Mitchum
Sale: 2 for $6
RR: $4 Register Rewards when you buy 2
Coupon: $1 coupon from 1/6 SS (coupon expires 2/10 so use it on Sunday!)
Total after 2 coupons and RR = 2 for FREE!

WG: Chloraseptic Warming Spray, 6 oz., Honey Lemon
Sale: $3.99
RR: $3.00 Register Reward
Store coupon: $2 coupon from monthly Walgreens coupon book found in stores
Total after coupon and RR = FREE (moneymaker!)

WG: Dawn dish liquid, 9 oz, .99 with in-ad coupon - .50 coupon for select varieties from 1/27 PG = .49 (as long as these varieties are included in the sale)

WG: Halls cough drops, 17 – 30 count
Sale: .99
Coupon: $1/2 from 2/3 SS
Total after coupon and reward = .49 each

WG: Schick Hydro Silk Women’s disposable razors, 3 pack
Sale: $9.99
Coupon: $4 possible coupon in 2/10 insert
BR: 4000 reward points
Total after coupon and points = $1.99


Pet Care

FL: Alpo Come & Get It or Prime Cuts dog food, 16 lb bag, $7.99

Kroger: Pedigree dog food, 15 – 17 lb, $10.99 - $2 Kroger digital coupon = $8.99

LF: Canine carry out dog treats, 7 oz., $1.00 (participating item for the bonus gas promotion this week)

LF: Beneful dog food, 15.5 lb bag, $14.99 - $2 coupon from 2/10 SS = $12.99

 

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