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Just the Basics best deals: Mother's Day Edition!

Posted May 9, 2013
Updated May 10, 2013

Just the Basics

 

Here is the long 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!


There are a number of deals on flowers for Mother’s Day so I have included a section for those this week.

 

Sale Dates:

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Kroger deals are valid through 5/11.
These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through 5/12.
These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 5/14.
These deals run Wednesday through Tuesday.

Abbreviations used below include:

CC = Carlie C’s
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!


Flowers for Mother’s Day

Aldi: Mother’s Day mixed bouquet, $9.99

FL: Multi-colored rose bouquet, $12.99

FL: Assorted hanging baskets, $6.99

HT: Plain rose bunch, 10 stem, $7.99

HT: Rose and Alstroemeria bouquet, $12.99

HT: Rose bouquet, 1 dozen, $14.99

LF: 7 Stem tulips, $4.99

LF: Long stem roses, 1 dozen, $12.99 (includes baby’s breath)

LF: 16 Stem garden bouquet, $17.99

LF: Orchid corsage, $3.99


Milk

HT: Harris Teeter milk, 1 gallon, $2.97 – good price

LF: Smart Balance milk, ½ gallon, $2.50 - $1.50/1 coupon from 4/14 SS = $1.00 – very good price (like getting a gallon for only $2)

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 = good price


Bread

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

Kroger bread or buns, $1.00


Eggs

HT: Harris Teeter Large Eggs, 1 dozen, .99 – good price!

Kroger eggs, 18 count, $1.77 (HT has better deal)

LF: Eggland’s Best eggs, 1 dozen, $2.00 - .35/1 coupon from 4/28 SS = $1.30


Produce

Aldi: Bananas, .44/lb

Aldi: Mangoes, .69 each

Aldi: Kiwi, 3 pack, .79

Aldi: Strawberries, 16 oz package, .99 – great price!

Aldi: Pineapple, .99 each – great price!

Aldi: Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $1.99

CC: Cucumbers, .59 each, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Sweet potatoes, .59/lb, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Limes, 6 for $1, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Fresh Express romaine or green & crisp salad, $1.66 - .55 coupon from 3/10 SS, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.19, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

FL: Kiwi, .44 each

FL: Green peppers, 2 for $1 – good deal

FL: Fresh Express or Dole Salad blends, $2 - .55/1 coupon from 3/10 SS

FL: Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb (.99 at Harris Teeter this week)

FL: Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

FL: Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.66

FL: Asparagus, $1.99/lb

FL: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO

FL: Vidalia onions, 5 lb bag, $2.99 - .50 printable coupon for 5 lbs or more

HT: Yellow or white corn, .50 each

HT: Lemons, .59 each

HT: Cucmbers, Suber Select, .79 each

HT: Hot house tomatoes, .99/lb – good deal!

HT: Celery, $1.59

HT: Organic green onions, bunch, $1.29

HT: Asparagus, $1.79/lb

HT: Green peppers, 2 count, $1.79 (.50 each at Food Lion this week)

HT: Fresh Express salads, Italian or Hearts of romaine, $2 - .55/1 coupon from 3/10 SS

Harris Teeter russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.50

Kroger: Sweet Vidalia onions, .39/lb –.50 off 5 lbs or more printable coupon

Kroger: Sweet corn, 6 for $2 (.33 each)

Kroger: Green beans, yellow and zucchini squash, red potatoes, .99/lb – good price

Kroger: Iceberg, red, green, romaine lettuce, .99 – good price

Kroger: Avocados or mangoes, .99

Kroger: Apples including Gala, Fuji and red delicious, .99/lb – good price

Kroger: Greens including collard, kale and mustard, .99/lb

LF: Corn, 5 for $2

LF: Sweet potatoes, .89/lb

LF: Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $2 ($1.66/lb. at Harris Teeter this week)

LF: Fresh Express or Dole Salad blends, $2 - .55/1 coupon from 3/10 SS


Meat

CC: Boston Butt pork roast, $1.18/lb, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Pork shoulder blade steaks, $1.28/lb, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Ground beef, family pack, $1.88/lb, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Boneless London Broil, $2.68/lb, only valid at New Bern Ave Raleigh store and Garner store

CC: Sanderson Farms fresh whole fryers, .98/lb

CC: Boston Butt pork roast, $1.28/lb

CC: Ground beef, family pack, $1.98/lb

CC: Boneless London broil, $2.78/lb

FL: My essentials and Smithfield Shank and Butt portion ham, .99/lb

FL: Gwaltney hot dogs, .99 - .55 coupon from 4/28 SS = .44

FL: Jimmy Dean cooked and roll sausage, 16 oz, 2 for $6 - .55/1 from 4/28 RP AND save $1.50 off a 12 count my essentials large white eggs package when you buy 2

HT: Chicken leg quarters, value pack, .59/lb – good price!

HT: Pork butt country style ribs, value pack, $2.47/lb

HT: Smithfield pork spare ribs, $2.97/lb

HT: Smithfield whole pork tenderloin, BOGO for $3.14/lb

HT: Land O Frost sausage, 13 oz links, $3.50 - $2 coupon from 5/5 RP = $1.50

HT: Oscar Mayer turkey franks, BOGO for $1.72 each

HT: Oscar Mayer franks, beef BOGO for $2.64 each

Kroger: Gunnoe’s spareribs, 10 lb box, $9.90 (.99/lb)

Kroger: Boneless pork loin, $1.99/lb

LF: Assorted pork chops, 9 count, bone-in, $1.99/lb

LF: Oscar Mayer oven roasted white turkey, 16 oz, BOGO for $2.25

LF: Oscar Mayer bologna, beef, 16 oz., BOGO for $3.00

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


Dairy & Frozen

Aldi: Bake House buttermilk biscuits, 7.5 oz., .49

FL: Dr. Oetker’s Ristorante pizza, $2.99 - $1 coupon from 5/5 SS = $1.99 (good price for this pizza)

HT: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh, select 10 – 12 oz including the Chef’s Favorites, BOGO for $1.34 - .50/1 coupon from 4/14 SS = .34 – great price

Harris Teeter frozen vegetables, 16 oz., $1.25

Harris Teeter frozen fries, $1.66

HT: Blue Bunny ice cream, BOGO for $3.34 - .75/1 printable coupon from their website = $1.84 – good price

Kroger: Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, $1.00 – good deal

Kroger cottage cheese, 16 oz. $1

Kroger vegetables, frozen, select, 7 – 12 oz., $1.00

Kroger deluxe ice cream of sherbet, $2.50

LF: Tribe hummus, BOGO for $1.75 each

Dr. Oetker’s Ristorante pizza, BOGO for $3.00 - $1 coupon from 5/5 SS = $2.00 (good price for this pizza – it’s also on sale for $2.99 at Food Lion so basically the same price on sale after coupon)

Turkey Hill Ice Cream, 48 oz., $3.00 - $1 coupon from 4/7 RP = $2.00 – good price


Misc. Grocery

CC: IGA diced tomatoes, 28 oz, $1.00

CC: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 – 26.5 oz., $1.00

CC: Domino sugar, 4 lb, $1.98 - .50 coupon from 3/17 RP = $1.48

CC: Dixie Crystals sugar, 4 lb bag, $2.58 - .55/1 coupon from 3/17 SS = $2.03

FL: Food Lion tomatoes, 14.5 oz., .69

HT: Mueller’s Hidden Veggie pasta, $ - .55 coupon from 4/7 SS = FREE!

HT: House-Autry yellow cornbread mix, 8 oz, .99 - .50 coupon from 3/17 SS = FREE!

HT: New York Texas Toast croutons, $1 - .40 coupon from 4/7 SS = .20

HT: Mario black olives, various BOGO for .84 and up - .30/1 printable coupon from their website = .24 and up

HT: Hormel Compleats, certain varieties, BOGO for $1.49 - $1 coupon from 5/5 SS = .49

HT: Quaker chewy granola bars, $2.00 - .75/1 coupon for Big Chewy or Yogurt bars from 4/14 RP = .50 – very good price!

HT: Knorr rice or pasta sides, $1.00 - $1/2 HT ZVR digital e-Vic coupon = .50 each

Harris Teeter tomato sauce, 15 oz., .67

Harris Teeter corn starch, 16 oz., .97

HT: Newman’s Own pasta sauce, 24 oz, $2 - .50/1 coupon from 4/14 RP = $1.00

HT: Barilla pasta, various, 16 oz, $1.00

HT: Furmano’s tomatoes, 28 oz., BOGO for $1.24 - $1/2 printable coupon , $1/3 coupon from 4/28 SS

Kroger: Van Camp’s pork and beans, 15 oz, 2 for $1

Kroger pasta sauce, $1.00

Kroger: Barilla pasta, $1.00

LF: Campbell’s Go Soup, BOGO for $1.50 - $1 printable coupon from Campbell’s website = .50

LF: General Mills cereal including Honey Nut Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Raisin Nut Bran, Corn Kix
Sale: $2.50
Coupons: .60/1 Honey Nut Cheerios coupon from Pillsbury.com AND .50/1 SavingStar.com e-coupon coupon
Total after coupon and SavingStar coupon = .80

LF: Lowes Foods squeeze ketchup, 24 oz., $1.00

LF: Lowes Foods mayo, 30 oz., $2.50

WG: Kellogg’s cereal select, Pop Tarts, Rice Krispies
Sale: $1.99
Coupons: $1/2 Frosted Flakes coupon on Kellogg’s website, .50/1 Rice Krispies coupon on Kellogg’s website, various $1/3 coupons on Kellogg’s website, $1/3 cereal coupon from 4/7 RP
Total after $1/2 coupon = $1.49 each
FYI – if you have 1000 Kellogg’s Family Rewards points saved up (the codes are found on various Kellogg’s packages and entered at kelloggsfamilyrewards.com), you can print a coupon for $1.50/1 cereal or pop tarts making them only .49 after sale and coupon\

WG: Fiber One snack bars, $2.00 - .60/1 coupon from Pillsbury.com = $1.40

WG: General Mills cereal, select
Sale: 2 for $5
Coupons: $1/2 coupon from in-store coupon booklet, .60/1 Honey Nut Cheerios coupon and .60/1 Reese’s Puffs coupon from Pillsbury.com, $1/3 General Mills cereal coupon from Smart Shopper coupons in box above
Total after $1/2 store coupon AND .60 Cheerios coupon = $1.40 each

WG: Nice! Peanut butter, 18 oz., $1.99


Drinks

CC: Coke, 2 ltr, .89 (only valid in Raleigh and Garner location)

CC: 24 pack IGA drinking water, $1.99 (only valid in Garner and Raleigh location)

CC: Coke products, 2 ltr, $1.00

CC: IGA apple juice, 64 oz., 3 for $5

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

CVS: Ginger Ale, 2 ltr., .88

CVS: 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Sunkist, 2 ltr. , BOGO

CVS: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, .99

FL: My essentials soda, 2 ltr, .83

FL: Pepsi products, 12 pack cans, 3 for $9 and get a 6-pack Diet Pepsi free with in-store kiosk coupon = $2.25 per pack after coupon

HT: Welch’s Essentials juice, 64 oz, BOGO For $1.89 - $1/2 coupon from 3/3 RP = $1.39 each

Kroger: 7UP or Dr. Pepper, 2 ltr .89

Kroger: Country Time drink mix, $1.00 - $1/2 coupon from 4/21 SS = .50 each

Kroger: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, $1.00

Kroger: Big K soft drink, 4 for $9 ($2.25 each) – must buy 4 at same time

Kroger: Pepsi or 7UP products, 6 pack bottles, 4 for $10

LF: Old Orchard Healthy Balance drinks, 64 oz., Buy2 Get 3 Free - $1/2 printable coupon from their website
Regular price is $2.59
Total after 1 coupon when you buy 5 = $4.18 (.84 each) – good price!
Total if they allow you to use 2 coupons (my store did) = .67 each – great price!

LF: Pepsi products, 2 ltr., BOGO for $1.00

LF: Pizzazz soda, 12 pack cans, $2.50


Non-Food

CC: Purex laundry detergent, 50 oz., $1.99 (only valid in Garner and Raleigh location)

CC: Marcal small steps bath tissue, 12 double rolls, $3.99 (only valid in Garner and Raleigh location)

CC: Marcal small steps paper towels, 8 rolls, $3.99 (only valid in Garner and Raleigh location)

CC: IGA paper napkins, 250 count, $1.39 (only valid in Garner and Raleigh location)

CC: Top Care Hydrogen Peroxide, 16.9 oz., 2 for $1 (only valid in Garner and Raleigh location)

CC: Better Valu Bleach, 128 oz., .98

CVS: Kleenex, .99 - .25 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = .74

CVS: Bic Soleil disposables, 3 – 4 count
Sale: $6.99
Extrabucks: $2.00
Coupon: $3 coupon from 4/14 SS, $3 coupon possibly in 5/5 inserts,
Total after reward and coupon = $1.99

HT: Finish dishwasher detergent, tabs and gelpacs, BOGO for $2.89 - $1.25/1 coupon from 4/21 SS, .75/1 printable coupon from their website = $1.39 – good price

Kroger: P&G promo: Buy 4 participating P&G items and get $4 off at the register. There are digital coupons for a number of the items. There are a couple of decent deals with this promo including:
Crest toothpaste, select, $2.69 - $1 promo discount AND $1 coupon from 4/28 PG = .69
Febreeze Air Effects, $2.99 - $1 promo discount AND .50 coupon from 4/28 PG = .99
Pantene Pro-V shampoo or conditioner, $3.59 - $1 promo discount AND $3/2 coupon from 4/28 = $1.09 each

RA: Stayfree pads 14 – 24 count, Carefree liners 30 – 60 count, ob tampons 18 count
Sale: 2 for $6.00
+UP: $3 +UP when you buy 2
Coupon: $1 Stayfree coupons from 5/5 SS and 4/7 RP, .50 Carefree coupon from 5/5 SS and 4/7 RP
Total after 2 of the $1 coupons and +UP = .50 each

WG: Breathe Right Extra Nasal Strips, 10 pack
Sale: $4.00
RR: $4 register reward
Coupons: $1 coupon from 3/10 RP, $1 printable coupon on their website
Total after coupon and reward = FREE with overage!

WG: Perfection tampons, 8 paxk, $1.49 - $1.49 register rewards = Free after rewards!

WG: Charco Caps anti-gas formula, 36 count, $7 - $7 register reward = Free after reward

WG: Florax DS probiotic, .17, $7 - $7 register reward = Free after reward

WG: Ajax, 14 oz., 2 for $1.00

WG: Angel Soft bath tissue, 9 bog rolls, $3.99 - .55/1 printable coupon from their Facebook page, possible coupons in 5/5 RP insert, .25 coupon from their website


Pet Care

FL: Purina dog chow, 16 – 18.5 oz., $10.99 - $1 coupon from 3/17 RP = $9.99
 

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  • peterbiltgirl May 9, 2013

    Milk is $2.20 per gallon at Walmart in Princeton right now

  • nakabi May 9, 2013

    Thanks for the list Faye!

  • jdouglas13 May 9, 2013

    For the Diet Coke addicts among us, Target has 12 pack cans this week 4/$11. It's a decent price if you are really low -- I was!

  • sunandsea May 9, 2013

    Seems like Trader Joe's, normally has some great deals on flowers, especially around Mother's day.