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Just the Basics best deals

Posted February 21, 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 2/23.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 2/26.

 

Promotions this week

Harris Teeter Super Doubles!! For a list of great deals click on the Harris Teeter Super Doubles link in the box above. I have not included the many super doubles deals in the list below – only those from the ad.

Lowes Foods: Procter & Gamble promotion: Buy any 5 participating P&G items and get $5 off at the register. There are coupons for many of the participating products from the 1/27 P&G insert.

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: Smart Balance kids milk, 64 oz., $3 - $1.50/1 coupon from 2/10 = FREE!
(there is also a $2 coupon on their Facebook page if you can get it to print)

HT: Smart Balance Milk, $4.29 - $1.50 coupon from 2/10 = $1.29 (like getting a gallon of milk for $2.58!


Bread

FL: Thomas’ English muffins, BOGO

Harris Teeter white bread, 20 oz., .99

HT: French bread from the bakery, .99

HT: French or wheat loaves, 2 count take and bake, BOGO for $1.64

HT: Arnold wide pan breads, BOGO for $2.14 each

LF: Thomas’ English Muffins, BOGO for $2.10

 

Eggs

CVS: Eggs, 1 dozen, 2 for $3 (this is a low price for CVS, but my buy price is closer to $1 per dozen)

 

Produce

Aldi: Cucumbers, .39 – great price

Aldi: Avocados, .49 – great price

Aldi: White mushrooms, 8 oz., .69 – great price

Aldi: Grape tomatoes, pint, .69 – great price

Aldi: Sweet onions, 2 lb bag, .89 – very good price

Aldi: Multi-colored peppers, 3 pack, $1.49 – great price

FL: Green cabbage, .48/lb

FL: Kiwi, 2 for .88

FL: Red or Bosc pears, $1.37/lb

FL: Cantaloupe, $1.50 – good price

FL: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.79

FL: Strawberries, 1 lb., $2

FL: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

HT: Kiwi, 2 for $1.00

HT: Sweet potatoes, .89/lb

HT: Blackberries, 6 oz, BOGO for $1.99

HT: Russet Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49

Kroger: Avocados, $1.00 each

Kroger: Mangoes, $1.00 each

Kroger: Mini peeled carrots, 16 oz, $1.00 (good price for baby carrots)

Kroger: Eggplant, $1.00/lb

LF: Navel oranges, 2 for $1

LF: Cooking onions, yellow, 3 lb bag, $1.97

LF: Tomatoes on the vine, hot house, $1.97/lb

LF: Sweet red grapefruit, 5 lb bag, $3.99

 

Meat

FL: Whole chicken, .67/lb – good price

FL: Boston butt, 1 piece, whole pork, .99/lb

FL: Country style pork ribs, $1.49/lb

FL: Ground beef, 73% lean, $2.29/lb

FL: Tilapia fillet, $2.99 – that is a low price for tilapia

FL: Food Lion frozen shrimp, BOGO

FL: Quality whittig or trout fillets, 2 lbs, $4.99 each

FL: Mrs. Paul’s fish sticks or 10 count fillets, 3 for $10 - $1/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = $2.83 when you buy 2

FL: Butterball smoked turkey sausage, 14 oz., $2 - .55/1 from 1/6 SS = $1.45 – good deal

FL: Gwaltney hot dogs, .99

FL: Buddig lunchmeats, 2 oz., .65 - $1/4 coupon from 12/9 SS = 40 cents each (better deal at Harris Teeter this week with Super Doubles)

HT: Harris Teeter boneless chicken breast, frozen, 2.5 lb bag, BOGO for $5.24 ($2.10/lb)

HT: Smithfield Boston butt whole pork roast, $1.99/lb

HT: Boston butt country style pork ribs or bone in steak, $2.29/lb

HT: Ground beef, 80% lean, $2.99/lb

HT: Porterhouse or T-Bone Steak, $5.99/lb

HT: Cooked Perfect meatballs, 14 oz, $2.50 - $1 coupons from

HT: Kroger: Kroger value boneless chicken breasts or thighs, $2.29/lb (my buy price is $2 or less per lb)

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

Kroger: Ribeye steaks, bone in $5.99/lb

Kroger: Oscar Mayer Beef Franks, 14 – 16 oz., $3.49 - .80 Kroger digital coupon = $2.69

Kroger: Gwaltney Great Bologna or hot dogs, 16 oz., $1.00

LF: Boston butt pork roast, $1.79/lb

LF: Boneless sirloin tip roast, $2.99/lb

LF: Ground sirloin, 90% lean, $3.99/lb

LF: Smithfield Smoked sausage, 14 oz., $2.50 - $1/2 coupon from 1/27 SS = $2 each

 

Dairy & Frozen

HT: Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $2.00 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = FREE!

HT: Dannon Oikos yogurt, 5.3 oz., $1.00 - .75/4 from 1/27 SS = .63 each

HT: Harris Teeter dough balls, $1.00 (very good price on these – makes great pizza dough – see recipe in WRAL Recipe Database)

HT: Harris Teeter ricotta cheese, 15 oz., $2.00

HT: Harris Teeter ready quick frozen vegetables, 12 oz., BOGO for .99

HT: Pict Sweet vegetables and steamables, various, $1.00

HT: Red Baron Pizza, $3.33 - $1/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = $2.33 each (if your store will allow this coupon to double)

HT: Harris Teeter Premium ice cream, 48 oz., $2.50

HT: Stouffer’s Family Size entrees, $5.99 - $1.50/1 printable coupon rom Stouffers Facebook page (not sure if still available) = $2.99

Kroger: Del Monte fruit naturals, 6 – 7 oz., $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from redplum.com (for the mango variety only) = Free

Kroger: Activia yogurt, 4 pack, $2.00 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $1.00

Kroger: Kroger sour cream or dip, 16 oz., $1.25 - .25 digital Kroger coupon = $1.00

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

LF: Dannon Oikos yogurt, 5.3 oz., $1.00 - .75/4 from 1/27 SS = .63 each

Lowes Foods butter-me-nots biscuits, .60 each
Pillsbury crescent rolls, cinnamon rolls, Grands biscuits, $1.00 – various .40/2, .40/3 and .60/3 coupons from 12/2, 12/9. 1/27, 1/6, 2/3, 2/10 inserts, .40/2 cinnamon rolls coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above
Total after .40/2 crescent coupon from 2/10 SS = .60 each

Lowes Foods chunk cheese, 8 oz., BOGO for $1.45 (good price)

LF: New York garlic Texas Toast and Garlic Knots, $2.00 - .40/1 coupon from 1/27 SS, .50/1 coupon for Garlic Knots fro 1/27 SS = $1.00 after .50 coupon


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Reggano spaghetti, 32 oz., $1.69

Aldi: Parmesan, 8 oz., $2.39

Aldi: Diced tomatos, 14.5 oz., .59

Aldi: Italian dressing, 16 oz., $1.39

Aldi: Peanut butter, 18 oz., $1.99 – good price

CVS: Brookside dark chocolate, trial size, .8 oz., .67 - .67 Extrabucks = Free after rewards, limit 1

FL: French’s yellow mustard or spicy brown mustard, $1.00
Coupons: .50/1 Spicy Brown mustard from 1/20 SS, .30/1 yellow mustard coupon from 1/20 SS
Total after .50 coupon = .50

FL: Hunt’s snack pudding, 4-pack, 10 for $10 - $2/8 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = 10 for $8 (.80 each)

FL: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz., $1.00

FL: Keebler crackers including Town House, Club, Toasted, $2 - $1/2 coupon from 1/27 RP = $1.50

HT: Motts Snack & Go apples sauce, 4 pack, $2.00 - $1.10 coupon on CouponNetwork.com = FREE!

HT: Ro-tel tomatoes, 10 oz., $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = .50 each

HT: Kellogg’s Froot Loops, $1.99 - .50/1 Froot Loops coupon from Kelloggs website, $1/3 coupon from Kelloggs website, $1/3 from 2/3 RP
Total after .50 coupon = $1.00

HT: Quaker Oatmeal Squares cereal, BOGO for $2.19 - $1/2 coupon from All You Magazine February = $1.19 each

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

Kroger black beans 15 oz., .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: Green Giant tortilla chips, $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = FREE!

LF: Maruchan Yakisoba noodles, BOGO for .55 each - $1/2 from 2/10 SS = 5 cents each

LF: Campbell’s chicken noodle or tomato soup, .75 each - .40/4 coupon from 2/10 and 1/13 SS inserts, .40/3 printable coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = .48 each with .40/3 coupon

LF: Kellogg’s Cereal including Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops, Cocoa Krispies, Corn Pops, Apple Jacks, BOGO for $2.00
Coupons: .50/1 Froot Loops coupon from Kelloggs website, $1/3 coupon from Kelloggs website, $1/3 from 2/3 RP
Total after .50 coupon = $1.00

RA: Ragu, Barilla pasta, Betty Crocker Bowl Apetit
Sale: 2 for $3
+UP: $1.00 +UP when you buy 2, limit 3 +UP offers per household
Coupon: .60/2 coupon from 1/27 RP
Total after +up and coupon = .70 each (very good deal)

RA: Easter Candy including various M&M’s, Hershey Kisses, Reese’s, Nestle, Balmer
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 1, limit 4 per household
Coupons: $1.50/2 M&M’s coupon from 1/27 RP, $1/2 Hershey’s from 1/20 SS, $1/2 Mars from 2/17 RP
VV: $1/2 Video Value coupons for Mars and Hershey’s products on riteaid.com
Total for 2 M&M’s after $2 +Ups, $1/2 Video Values store coupon and $1.50/2 coupon = .74 each

WG: Kraft Homestyle, Velveeta shells and cheese, Velveeta cheese skillets or Deluxe mac and cheese
Sale: 2 for $4
Store coupon: $1/2 coupon found in monthly coupon booklet in stores
Coupon: $1/2 Homestyle coupon from 2/10 SS, $1/2 Velveeta shells and cheese and Cheesy Skillets coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above
Total after store coupon and $1/2 manuf. coupon = $1 each


Drinks

Aldi: Apple juice, 100% juice, 64 oz., $1.69

CVS: Coke, 2 ltr, $1.00 (included in the $5 Extrabucks when you buy $15 worth promo)

CVS: Coke, 12 pack cans, 4 for $15 - $5 Extrabucks when you buy 4 = 4 for $10 ($2.50 each after rewards – a good price)

FL: Coke products, 2 ltr, $1.00

FL: My Essentials soda, 12 pack cans, $2.50

HT: Pepsi 6 packs, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (regular price $4.79) Total after discount = $9.58 for 5 ($1.92 per 6-pack)

Kroger: Big K soda, 12 pack cans, 2 for $5

LF: Coke products, 6 pack bottles, 4 for $10

RA: Simplify soda, 2 ltr, $1.00


Non-Food

CVS: Clean & Clear facial products
Extrabucks: Buy 3 and get a $10 Extrabucks reward
Online sale price starts at $4.49 for the Foaming Facial Cleanser
Coupon: $1 coupon from cleanandclear.com
Total after 2 coupons (you can print it twice) and $3 reward = .49 each (great deal!)

CVS: Colgate Total toothpaste, 4 – 4.2 oz
Sale: 3 for $6
EB: $3 Extrabucks when you buy 3
Coupon: .50/1 coupon from 2/10 SS
Total after rewards and 3 coupons = .50 each

CVS: V05 shampoo or conditioner, 15 oz., .82

CVS: Angel Soft bath tissue 12 pack, Sparkle paper towels, 8 pack
Sale: 2 for $10
EB: $2.00 Extrabucks when you buy 2
Coupons: .45/1 Angel Soft coupon from 1/6 RP
Total after reward and 2 coupons = $3.55 each – good deal

HT: Hefty Slider bags, BOGO for $1.49 - $1/2 coupon from 1/6 RP AND $1/2 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = 2 for FREE!

HT: Garnier hair products - if sale continues, (according to tag it does), $2.99 - $1 printable coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above AND $1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon (if you got this e-coupon) = FREE!

HT: V05 shampoo and conditioner, .89

HT: Clorox bleach, 64 oz, $2 - .50 coupon from https://bleachitaway.clorox.com/ = $1.00

LF: Charmin Basic bath tissue, 12 big squeeze rolls, $4.99 - $1 promo discount AND .25/1 coupon from 1/27 PG = $3.49 (good deal)

LF: Cascade Action Pacs dish detergent, 16 – 20 count, $2.99 - $1 Action Pacs coupon from 1/27 PG = $1.99

LF: Luvs diapers, jumbo pack, $6.99 - $1 promo discount AND $1/2 coupon from 1/27 PG = $5.49 each

LF: Febreeze Air Effects, 9.7, $2.99 - $1 promo discount AND .50/1 coupon from 1/27 PG = .99

LF: Duracell batteries, AA, AAA, 4 count, C, D, 2 count or 9 volt 1 count, $3.49 - $1 promo discount AND .75/1 coupon from 1/27 PG = .99

RA: Colgate Optic White Toothpaste 4 oz, mouthwash, 8 oz, toothbrush 1 count
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $1 +UP when you buy 1, limit 4 +UP offers per household
Coupon: .75/1 mouthwash coupon from 2/3 SS, .50/1 toothpaste coupon from 2/10 SS
ibotta: $1 ibotta e-coupons for both the toothpaste and the mouthwash
Total after +UP, .75 mouthwash coupon and ibotta coupon = .24

RA: Halls cough drops, 30 count (excludes Halls defense), .99 - $1/2 coupon from 2/3 SS = .49 each

RA: V05 shampoo or conditioner, 15 oz., .89

RA: Vaseline intensive care lotion, 10 oz, $2.99 - $2 +UP = .99 after rewards, limit 2

RA: Irish Spring or Softsoap body wash
Sale: $3.49
Coupon: $2 coupon in the ad
Manuf coupon: .50 coupon from All You Magazine November (if your store will let you use both coupons)
Total after both coupons = .99

RA: Mitchum antiperspirant/deodorant
Sale: 2 for $6
+UP: $2 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: $1 coupon from 2/10 SS
Total after reward and 2 coupons = $1 each

WG: Kleenex, .99 with in-ad coupon - .50/3 coupon from 2/10 SS = .82 each

WG: Arrid, Arm & Hammer antipersirant/deodorant, .99 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

WG: Purex laundry detergent, $1.99 (good price)

WG: Schick Hydro disposable razors or razor system
Sale: $9.99
Register Rewards: $4.00
Coupon: $4 coupon from 2/10 SS
Total after reward and coupon = $1.99

WG: Walgreens Baby Care jumbo pack diapers, training pants, wipes, 234 pack, 2 for $10


Pet Care

HT: Purina Cat Show, 3.15 lb bag, BOGO for $2.90 (sale starts 2/20) - $1 coupon from 1/27 RP = .90

HT: Tidy Cats litter, 14 lb, BOGO for $3.74 - $1 coupon from 1/27 RP = $1.74

HT: Purina Dog Chow, BOGO for $8.99 - $2 and $1 coupons from 1/27 RP = as low as $4.99

LF: Kit & Kaboodle cat food, 16 lb , BOGO for $7.50
 

 

 

 

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  • TJ84 Feb 21, 2013

    There are $1/3Q at Campbells.com for Healthy Request soups which are on sale this week at HT. If you have the $1ZVR you'll get 3 cans of soup free. They also have a $1Q for Pepperidge Farms c chips which makes them a $1.00 at HT!