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Just the Basics best deals

Posted May 16, 2013

Just the Basics

 

Here's the weekly list of good sale prices for the basics at our various grocery and drug stores for this week including milk, meat, dairy, produce, bread, eggs and more. Please add any other great deals on basics that you find!

You will notice a change to the list below this week. I am revamping the Just the Basics list to really only include the basics: milk, bread, eggs, produce, meat, some dairy, some misc. grocery and drinks. The rest of the coupon deals and non-food deals can be found on the much longer weekly lists for each store.

 

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Kroger deals are valid through 5/18.
These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through 5/19.
These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 5/21.
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!


Bread

Aldi: Hamburger or hot dog buns, 12 oz, .89

CC: Nature’s Own White Wheat bread, 20 oz., BOGO – valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

FL: Toufayan pita bread, BOGO

HT: Harris Teeter English muffins, BOGO for $1.39 (much better price than the Thomas’ when they go on sale BOGO)

Kroger bread or buns, $1.00


Dairy & Frozen

FL: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, select, $1.25 - .50 coupon for Chef’s Favorites varieties (if they are included in the sale), $1/2 printable coupon from their Facebook page = .75

FL: My essentials frozen vegetables, 16 oz, .97

HT: E-VIC deals: Yoplait yogurt, 4 – 6 oz., .40 each, limit 10
Coupons: .40/6 and .50/8 coupons from 3/24 SS (expires 5/18) AND .40/6 HT ZVR digital e-coupon
SavingStar: .40/6 SavingStar.com e-coupon
Total after manufacturer’s coupon, ZVR and SavingStar.com e-coupon when you buy 6 = .13 each – very good deal!

HT: Heluva Good Cheese, 6 – 8 oz., $2.00
Coupons: .75/1 Bold variety printable couponon their Facebook page, .50/1 Bold variety printable couponon their website
Total after .75 coupon = .50 (if your store will allow this coupon to double)

HT: Harris Teeter shredded cheese, 8 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $2.75 = $1.10 each when you buy 5 – very good price!

HT: Ore-Ida potatoes, selected, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $3.25 - $1.50/2 coupon from 5/5 SS = .70 each when you use 2 coupons
If your store will only let you use 1 of the $1.50/2 coupons, the total is $1 each

HT: Pictsweet vegetables, various, 24 – 32 oz, BOGO for $1.84 to $2.09

Kroger: Kroger yogurt, 6 oz., 3 for $1

Kroger cheese. 8 oz, $1.50 – good price

Kroger sliced cheese, 6 oz or singles, 16 count, $1.79

Kroger butter, 16 oz, $2.29 (my buy price is $2 per lb or less, but if you are out, this is an ok price)

LF: Philadelphia cream cheese tub, 8 oz., $2.50 - .50 coupon from 5/5 SS = $1.50

Lowes Foods American cheese, 12 oz., $1.50 – good price


Drinks

CC: Pepsi 2 ltrs, .79– valid at New Bern Ave, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Pet orange juice, gallon, $2.50 – valid at New Bern Ave, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CVS: 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch, 2 ltr, $1.00, limit 3

FL: My essentials soda, 3 ltr, $1.15

HT: Northland Cranberry Juice, 64 oz., Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $4.59 - .55/1 printable coupon from their website = $1.40 each when you use 2 coupons

HT: Eight O Clock coffee, 12 oz bags, BOGO for $3.24 - $1 printable coupon from 4/14 SS, $1 printable = $2.24

HT: Pepsi 12 packs, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, regular price $6.49 = $2.60 each when you buy 5

Kroger orange juice, ½ gallon, $1.66

Kroger orange juice, 1 gallon, $2.99

Kroger: Coke, Pepsi or 7UP, Buy 6 in the same transaction and each one is $1
(Buy 4 get 2 free = $1 each)

Kroger: Big K soda, 12 pack cans, 4 for $9 (must buy all 4 to get price) – makes them $2.25 per 12-pack

LF: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, $1.00

LF: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, $1.00

LF: Pizzazz soft drink, 2 ltr, .79


Eggs

Kroger eggs, 18 count, $1.77


Meat

Aldi: Parkview hot dogs, 12 oz, .75

Aldi: Assorted pork chops, $2.29/lb

CC: Fresh fryer thighs or drumsticks, .98/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Country style pork ribs, bone in, $1.58/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Assorted pork chops, family pack, bone-in, $1.48/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Center cut pork chops, family pack, bone-in, $1.7/8/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Boneless beef sirloin steak, $3.78/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Smithfield premium sliced bacon, 12 oz, 2 for $4.50– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

FL: Pork spare ribs, $1.79/lb

FL: Country style pork ribs, $1.79/lb

FL: Food Lion ground turkey, 20 oz., $2.99

FL: Food Lion fresh deli cooked ham, $2.99/lb

HT: Harris Teeter boneless chicken breast from the meat case, $1.99/lb (this is the everyday price)

HT: Smithfield baby back ribs, BOGO for $3.14/lb

Harris Teeter London Broil, BOGO for $3.49/lb – an ok price these days although I prefer to pay $3 or less/lb)

Harris Teeter EZ Peel Shrimp, 2 lb bag, frozen, BOGO for $10.99 - $14.99 ($5.50 per lb and up)

HT: Tyson Chicken Nuggets, 13.25 oz BOGO for $2.14 - $1 Tyson fresh or frozen chicken coupon from 3/24 SS = $1.14 – good deal

HT: Ball Park Lean Franks, 14.20 oz., BOGO for $2.17 - .75/2 from 5/5 RP or .75/1 printable coupon from their Facebook page

Harris Teeter meat franks, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.49

Harris Teeter beef franks, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.99

HT: Butterball turkey bacon or breakfast sausage, $3.00 - .55/1 coupon from All You Magazine April 2013 = $1.90

Kroger: Kroger value chicken drumsticks or thighs, .88/lb

Kroger: Gwaltney ham portions, bone-in, butt or shank, .99/lb

Kroger: Kroger ground beef, 73% lean, 3 lb roll, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Aberdeen bacon or Kroger breakfast sausage, 8 – 16 oz., $1.99/lb

Kroger: Boneless Choice top sirloin steaks, Flat Iron steak, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Ribeye steak, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Gorton’s fish fillets, sticks or portions, 6.3 – 11.4 oz., $2.99 - $1/2 coupon from Gortons.com = $2.49 each


Milk

Kroger milk, 1 gallon, $2.88


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: Burman’s BBQ sauce, 18 oz, .79

Aldi: Burman’s mayo or whipped dressing, 30 oz, $1.99

CC: IGA salt, 26 oz, .39

CC: IGA canned vegetables, 14.75 – 16 oz., 2 for $1 – good price

CC: IGA long grain rice, 1 lb, .59

CVS: Kellogg’s cereal and fruit snacks, select, Post Fruity Pebbles, Post Cocoa Pebbles
Sale: $1.77
Coupons: Various Kellogg’s coupons from the Kellogg’s website including .50/1 Apple Jacks coupon, $1/2 Frosted Flakes, $1/3 cereal, .50/1 Rice Krispies and more, $1/3 Kellogg’s cereal coupon from 4/7 RP
Total after .50 coupon = $1.27

FL: French’s Yellow Mustard and Spicy Brown Mustard, 12 – 14 oz, .99
Coupons: .50 Yellow Mustard coupon from 5/12 SS, .40 Spicy Brown Mustard coupon from 5/12 SS
Total after .50 coupon = .49

FL: My essentials canned veggies, .67

HT: Tuttorosso tomatoes, 28 oz. BOGO for .99 - .50/2 printable coupon from their website = .49 each

Harris Teeter black beans, canned, 15 – 15.25 oz., .50

Harris Teeter peaches or pears, canned, $1.00

HT: Apple Jacks, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops, 8.7 oz – 10.5 oz
Sale: $2.50
Coupons: .70/1 printable coupon, .50 Apple Jacks and $1/2 Frosted Flakes printable couponson Kellogg’s website, $1/3 from 4/7 RP = $$1.10 with .70 coupon

Harris Teeter salad dressing, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.24

 

Produce

Aldi: Cucumbers, .39 each – good price

Aldi: Little Salad Bar garden salad, 12 oz., .59 – good price

Aldi: Zucchini, 3 pack, .99

Aldi: Tomatoes, 20 oz, $1.19 – good price

Aldi: Baking potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.29 – good price

Aldi: Multi-colored peppers, 3 pack, $1.99

CC: Lemons, .39 each – valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Green cabbage, .45/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: White onions, .69/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Mangoes, .83 each– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Fresh Express 12 oz garden or 8 oz shredded lettuce, $1.50 - .55 coupon from 3/10 SS– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

CC: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.99– valid at New Bern Avenue, Raleigh store and Garner store only

FL: Navel oranges, .44

FL: Green cabbage, .49/lb

FL: Garlic, 2 for $1

FL: Yellow onions, .79/lb

FL: Mangoes, .89

FL: Tomatoes on the vine, .99/lb – good price

FL: Gala apples, .99/lb – good price

FL: Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

FL: Fresh Express salad, $2 - .55 coupon from 3/10 SS

FL: Sliced mushrooms, 8 oz., $1.69

FL: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.89

HT: Navel oranges, .59 each

HT: Vidalia onions, .79/lb - .50 off 5 lbs or more printable coupon

HT: Fresh Express baby spinach, $3 - .55 coupon from 3/10 SS

HT: Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99

Kroger: Red, yellow or orange bell peppers, .99 each

Kroger: Red tomatoes on the vine, .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

Kroger: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.50

Kroger: Kiwi, 16 oz, $1.88

Kroger: Organic russet potatoes, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Kroger: North Carolina strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

LF: Limes and lemons, 2 for $1.00

LF: Russet potatoes, .49/lb

LF: Tomatoes on the vine, .98/lb – good price

LF: Snap beans, .98/lb – good price

LF: Green pepper, .98 each

 

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  • Oxymoron02 May 16, 1:46 p.m.

    nakabi, yes, that's $2.25 each, but it works out to $3/lb (because they're 12 oz packages). $3/lb is not a stock up price, IMNSHO, but it is a good enough price if you're out and in need.

  • nakabi May 16, 12:30 p.m.

    does the CC Smithfield bacon 2 for $4.50 make each $2.25? if so, that is a good price