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Just the Basics best deals

Posted February 28, 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 3/2.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 3/5.

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

Kroger: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.88 (includes chocolate milk) – good price

WG: Milk 1 gallon, $2.99


Bread

FL: Arnold Country or Whole Grain classic breads, 24 oz., BOGO, limit 2 free

HT: Harris Teeter wide pan breads, 24 oz., BOGO for $1.74 each

Kroger bread or buns, $1.00


Eggs

HT: EVIC deal: Harris Teeter large eggs, 1 dozen, .97, limit 2 - .55/2 printable coupon good on any 2 dozen eggs = .42 per dozen!


Produce

Aldi: Roma tomatoes, 20 oz package, .99 – very good price

Aldi: Baby carrots, 16 oz. package, .59 – great price

Aldi: Mini sweet peppers, multicolored, 16 oz., $1.69

Aldi: Avocados, .49 each – great price

Aldi: Mangoes, .69 each – very good price

FL: Navel oranges, 2 for $1

FL: Garlic, 2 for $1

FL: Mangoes, .89 each

FL: Sweet onions, .89/lb

FL: Red vine cluster tomatoes, $1.27/lb

FL: Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.59

FL: Broccoli crowns, $1.69/lb

FL: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

HT: Lemons, 2 for $1

HT: Green bell peppers, 2 pack, $1.79 (.90 per pepper)

HT: Hass Avocados, BOGO for .99 each

HT: Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99

HT: Personal mini watermelon, BOGO for $2.49

Harris Teeter russet potato, 5 lb bag, $3.49

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

HT: Fuji apples, 5 lb bag, $4.99

Kroger: Roma tomatoes, .99/lb

Kroger: Avocados, $1.00

Kroger: Mangoes, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger jumbo russet potatoes, 8 lb bag, $3.33

Kroger: Texas Rio Star grapefruit or navel oranges, 8 lb bag, $5.99

LF: Cantaloupe, BOGO for $2.00

LF: Beefsteak tomatoes, hot house, BOGO for $1.75/lb

LF: Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, $2

LF: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50


Meat

Aldi: SeaQueen salmon, wild caught, 16 oz., $3.99 – very good price

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

Aldi: Swai fillets, 32 oz, $5.49

Aldi: Tilapia, 16 oz. $3.49

Food Lion jumbo shrimp, 26 – 30 count, $4.99 (ad does not indicate how many oz you get for this price), limit 2, Friday at 8 am – Sunday only

FL: Snow Crab clusters, $4.99/lb, Friday at 8 am – Sunday only

FL: Great Fish Co tilapia fillets, 48 oz., $6.99, Friday at 8 am – Sunday only

FL: Fresh Atlantic salmon, $4.99/lb, Friday at 8 am – Sunday only

FL: Chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .69/lb – good price

FL: Pork pinics, whole fresh, $1.29/lb

FL: Boneless chicken breast value pack, $1.79/lb – good price

FL: John Morrell smoked sausage, 9 oz. .99 - .50 e-coupon credit from SavingStar.com = .49

FL: Smithfield bacon, 16 oz, all varieties, $3.50 - $1/2 coupon from 12/2 (exp 3/1) = $3 each

HT: EZ Peel White Shrimp, 2 lb bag, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $27.98, price for 5 bags = $55.96 for 10 lbs ($5.60/lb) – good price

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

Kroger: BarS franks or bologna, 16 oz., $1.00

Kroger: Kroger ground beef, 75% lean, 3 lb roll, $2.29/lb

Kroger: Boneless pork loin, half loin, $2.49/lb

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

Kroger: Snow crab cluters, $5.99/lb

LF: Fresh Rewards Deal: Lowes Foods cooked ham, family pack 24 oz., $3.99, limit 2

LF: Sanderson Farms boneless chicken breast, value pack, $1.99 (this is a good price and I plan to buy a couple value pack)


Dairy & Frozen

FL: My essentials orange juice, 64 oz., $1.97

FL: My essentials shredded or chunk cheese, 16 oz., $3.33 (like paying $1.67 for the 8 oz bags)

FL: El Monterey bean and cheese burrito, 4 oz., .69 - $1 coupon off any El Monterey product from 1/27 SS = Free!

HT: Chobani yogurt, $1.00 - .30 printable coupon = .40 if it doubles

HT: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, select, BOGO for $1.34 - .50/1 coupon for Chef’s Favorites from 1/13 SS (exp 2/28) = .34 each –great deal!

HT: Nestle Toll House cookie dough, various flavors, $1.89 - .75/1 coupon from 2/3 RP = .39 each!

HT: Green Giant veggies, 10 oz boxed, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $1.85 - .60/3 coupon from 2/10 and 1/6 SS
If your store will let you buy 10 and use 3 of the .60/3 coupons, the total is only .38 each!

HT: Pillsbury Toaster Strudel or Pancakes, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $2.99 - .75/3 coupon from 2/3 or 1/6 SS

Harris Teeter thin pizza crust, $2.50

HT: Palermo’s pizza, BOGO for $3.69 - $1 coupon from 2/10 SS, $1 coupon from monthly e-mail newsletter, $1/2 coupon from their website = $2.69 if you have the $1 coupon

HT: Edy’s Ice Cream, 48 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $5.99 = $2.40 each

Kroger: Chobani Greek Yogurt, 6 oz $1.00 - .30/1 coupon from Chobani.com = .40

Kroger cream cheese, 8 oz brick, $1.00 – good price

Kroger: Dannon yogurt, select 4 – 6 count or 32 oz, includes Activia - $1 Activia coupon from 1/13 SS = $1

Kroger: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh or Kroger vegetables, select, 9 – 12 oz., $1.00 - .50/1 Steamfresh Chef’s Favorites coupon from 1/13 SS (if this variety is included)

Kroger: Smart Ones frozen entrees, $1.88 - $3/10 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = $1.58 each
There is also a SavingStar credit available for $10 when you buy $40 worth

Kroger: Red Baron pizza, $2.99 - $1/2 coupon from 1/20 SS (expires 2/28) = $2.49 each

LF: Chobani yogurt, $1.00 - .30 printable coupon = .40 if it doubles

Lowes Foods Texas Style biscuits, 6 oz., .60 each

LF: Dannon Activia, $2 - $1 coupon from 1/13 SS = $1.00

LF: Cedar’s Simply hommus, 12 oz., $1.99

LF: Pictsweet Steamables veggies, 8 – 10 oz, $1.00

Lowes Foods thin crust pizza, $3.00


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Clancy’s tortilla chips, 13 oz, $1.19 (these are really good)

CVS: Campbell’s chicken noodle or tomato soup, 10.75 oz., .75 - .40/4 coupon from 2/10 and 1/13 SS = .65 each when you buy 4

FL: Campbell’s tomato or chicken noodle soup, 10.75, .79 each - .40/4 from 2/10 and 1/13 SS = .69 each

FL: My essentials chewy granola bars, 6 – 10 count, $1.50

FL: My essentials olive oil, 17 oz., $2.99

FL: Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, BOGO, limit 2 free

HT: Barilla penne or spaghetti, 16 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $1.49 to $1.65 - $1/3 coupon from 1/6 SS or $1/2 coupon when you buy both Barilla pasta sauce and Barilla pasta

HT: Barilla pasta sauce, 24 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price is $2.59 each - $1/2 coupon when you buy both Barilla pasta sauce and Barilla pasta

Scenario: If your store will let you use coupons on all the items, Buy 5 boxes of pasta and 5 sauces, use 3 of the $1/2 coupons good when you buy both and the total is .52 each - a great buy for Barilla sauce and pasta!

HT: Progresso soup, select, BOGO for $1.09 - .50/2 coupons from 1/20 and 1/6 SS, .25/1 light soup from 1/20 1/6 = .59

HT: Campbell’s tomato or chicken noodle soup, 10.75, .75 each - .40/4 from 2/10 and 1/13 SS = .65 each

HT: Starkist tuna pouch3 oz., $1.25 - .55/2 coupon from 1/6 RP = .70
There is also a Harris Teeter ZVR digital e-coupon available for .55/2 pouches making the total .43 each if you have the HT coupon

HT: Tuttorosso diced tomatoes, 28-35 oz., BOGO for .99 to $1.39 (good price)

HT: Nabisco Chips Ahoy cookies, 13 – 14 oz., BOGO for $1.82 - $1/3 coupon from 1/27 SS = $1.49 each

HT: Quaker soft cookies, 8.8 oz, $1.79 - $1/2 coupon from All You Magazine February and January = $1.50 each

HT: Kellogg’s Raisin Bran or Raisin Bran Crunch, 18.7 oz., BOGO for $2.09 - $1/2 from 2/17 RP = $1.59 each
There is also a .50/1 ibotta e-coupon available.

HT: Coke 6 pack, .5 ltr, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $4.69 = $1.88 each when you buy 5 at same time

HT: Felippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 51 oz (big bottle!), BOGO for $8.09 - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above (use zip code 90210) = $7.09 (good price for a bottle this size)

Kroger: Kraft Mac & Cheese Shapes, 5.5 oz., $1.00 - $1/3 coupon available to print a couple weeks ago (no longer) = .67 each

Kroger: Rosarita refried beans, 16 oz, $1.00 - .55/2 coupon from 1/20 SS = .73 each

Kroger: Ole Corn Tortillas, 36 count, $1.00

Kroger: Progresso soup, select 19 oz, $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 1/20 SS or 1/6 SS = .75 each
There is also a .50 ibotta credit available

Kroger pasta sauce, 24 oz., $1.00

Kroger fruit, canned $1.00

LF: Progresso soup, select, BOGO for $1.23 to $1.45 - .50/2 coupons from 1/20 and 1/6 SS, .25/1 light soup from 1/20 1/6 = .73 and up

Lowes Foods rice, 16 oz., .79

LF: Furmano’s tomatoes, 15 oz., $1.00 - $1/3 coupon from 1/27 SS (exp 2/28) = .67 each

LF: Quaker quick grits, 36.8 oz, $1.79 - $1/2 coupon from All You Magazine February and January = $1.29 each

LF: Cascadian Farm granola cereal, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above = $1.00

RA: Pantry spices, canned fruits and veggies, $1.00

RA: Assorted chocolate Easter bags including M&M’s, Hershey’s, Reese’s, Nestle
Sale: $2.88
Coupons: $1.50/2 M&M’s coupon from 1/27 RP, $1/2 Hershey’s coupon from 1/20 SS
Store coupons: $1/2 M&M’s and Hershey’s Rite Aid Video Values printable coupons at riteaid.com
Total after $1.50 M&M’s coupon and $1 video values coupon = $1.63 each

WG: Nice! Olives, 5 or 6 oz., .99 with in-ad coupon
BR: Earn 250 reward points when you buy 5


Drinks

CVS: 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Sunkist soda, 2 ltr, BOGO, limit 4

CVS: Pepsi products (including Mt Dew), 2 ltr., .99, limit 5

FL: My essentials cola, 3 ltr, $1.15 each

Kroger: 7UP, 2 ltr, $1.00

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

 

Non-Food

CVS: Thermacare lower back & hip heat wrap, 1 count, $3.49 - $3.49 Extrabucks = Free after rewards!, limit 1 reward

CVS: Schick Hydro Men’s or Women’s disposable razors
Online price as low as $8.49
EB: $4 Extrabucks when you buy 1
Coupon: $4 coupon from 2/10 SS
Total after reward and coupon = .49 – very good deal!

CVS: Colgate Sensitive pro relief toothpaste or toothbrush
Sale: $4.99
EB: $4 Extrabucks when you buy 1, limit 2 rewards
Coupon: .50 coupons from 2/24 SS
Total after reward and coupon = .49

HT: Angel Soft bath tissue 9 double rolls, $4.99 - .45/1 Angel soft coupon from 1/6 RP (exp 2/28) AND .45/1 HT ZVR digital e-coupon = $3.64

Kroger: ChapStick lip balm, .15 oz., $1.00 - $1/2 coupon from 1/27 RP = .50
There is also a .50 ibotta credit available for Green Apple variety

LF: Zest soap, 3 bar, $2 - .50/1 coupon from 2/3 SS = $1.00

LF: Xtra laundry detergent, 75 oz., $3 (same as paying $2 for the 50 oz)

LF: Angel Soft bath tissue 12 double rolls or Sparkle paper towels 6 big rolls, $4.99 - .45/1 Angel soft coupon from 1/6 RP (exp 2/28) = $4.09

RA: Poise cooling towelettes, panty freshener or feminine wash, $2.99 - $2.99 +UP AND $3 coupon from 2/10 SS = Free (plus overage!), limit 2

RA: Nivea lip balm, 2 for $3 - $3/2 coupon from 2/10 RP = 2 for FREE!

RA: Finish dishwashing detergent, Purex, Jet Dry, Airwick, BOGO - $1.25 Finish coupon from 2/10 SS

RA: Tugaboos jumbo pack diapers, training pants, overnight, mega pack diapers
Sale: Buy 1 and get one for 50% off
+UP: $5 +UP when you buy $20 worth

WG: Colgate toothpaste 2 in 1 4.6 oz or Max Fresh, white or clean 6 oz
Sale: $3.49
Register Rewards: $2.99
Coupon: .50/1 coupon from 2/24 SS
Total after coupon and rewards = Free

WG: Softsoap liquid hand soap, 5.5 – 7.5 oz
Sale: .99 each
+UP: $5 +UP when you buy $12 worth, limit 4
Total if you buy 13 after $5 +UP = .61 each
There is also a .50/1 coupon from All You Magazine if you still have it.

WG: Natrol Melatonin, 100 count, $4 - $4 Register Rewards = Free after rewards

WG: Curacaine rapid acting tropical analgesic, 1 oz, $7 - $7 Register Rewards = Free after rewards

WG: Energize Energy Tablets, 28 count, $8 - $8 Register Rewards = Free after rewards

WG: Arctic naturals daily omega-3, 60 count, $10 - $10 Register Rewards = Free after rewards

WG: Nice! Sandwich, snack, freezer and storage bags, .99 with in-ad coupon (this is a good deal for the sandwich bags, limit 4

WG: Huggies jumbo pack diapers or pull-ups
Sale: $8.99
BR: 2000 reward points when you buy 2
Coupon: $1.50/1 Little Movers coupon from 2/24 SS, $1 Huggies diapers coupon from 2/24 SS
Total after 2 of the $1.50 coupons and reward points = $6.49 each
 

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  • RealStory Mar 3, 8:46 p.m.

    Thanks!!