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Just the Basics best weekly deals!

Posted May 29, 2014

Just the Basics

 

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

For additional deals, please see the individual store posts on the blog.


Sales Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, and Walgreens deals are valid through May 31, 2014.
These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through June 1, 2014.
These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi and Kroger deals are valid through June 3, 2014.
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


Produce

Aldi: Bananas, .44/lb

Aldi: Avocados, .69 each – great price

Aldi: Pineapple, $1.19 each – great price

Aldi: Cantaloupe, $1.19 each – great price

Aldi: Honeydew melon, $1.69 each

Aldi: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.99 – very good price

CC: Limes, 3 for .89

CC: Green onions, 2 for $1

CC: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.49

FL: Kiwi, 2 for $1

FL: Cilantro, .69 each

FL: Green peppers, .79 each

FL: Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb – 20% SavingStar cash back offer

FL: Cantaloupe, $2.00

FL: Dole or Fresh Express salad, 9 – 12 oz select, $2.00

FL: Yulon Gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.79

HT: Yellow or Zucchini squash, .99/lb – good price

HT: Red, green or romaine leaf lettuce, .99 each – good price

HT: Vidalia onions, .99/lb

HT: Mangoes, $1 each

HT: Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

HT: Fresh Express red leaf mix, 5 oz., BOGO for $1.79 each

HT: Red Potatoes, 5 lb, $3.79

Kroger: Mangoes, .99 each

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

Kroger: Red seedless grapes, $1.28/lb – good price

Kroger: Strawberries, 16 oz, $2

LF: Fresh Rewards e-offer: Fresh Express iceberg garden, 12 oz bag, .88, limit 2

LF: Limes, 2 for $1

LF: Fresh Express salads, select, $1.98

LF: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49


Meat

CC: Fresh Fryer leg quarters, 10 lb nag, .68/lb – good deal!

CC: Ground beef, family pack (% lean is not listed), $2.38/lb

FL: Boston Butt, whole porl, 1 piece, $1.89/lb

FL: Country style pork ribs, value pack, $1.99/lb

FL: Chuck roast, boneless, $3.49/lb

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

HT: Boston Butt Harris Teeter country style ribs, bone-in steak or pork, $2.87/lb

HT: Ham steak, bone-in smoked, $2.97

Kroger: Heritage Farm chicken drumsticks or thighs, .99/lb – good price

Kroger: Heritage Farm chicken breasts, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Heritage Farm pork loin, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Fresh ground chuck, 80% lean, value pack, $3.49/lb

LF: Chicken thighs or drumsticks, Sanderson Farms family pack, .99/lb – good price


Dairy

CC: Borden cheese slices, 12 oz, $2.00

FL: Land O Lakes spreadable butter, 6.5 – 8 oz, $2 - .40/1 coupon from 3/30 SS (expires 5/31) = $1.60

HT: Land O Lakes margarine, 16 oz sticks, BOGO for $1.09

Harris Teeter orange juice, 128 oz., $3.97

LF: Borden American Cheese singles, 12 oz, $2.00

WG: Blue Bonnet margarine, 1 lb, .99 with in-ad coupon, limit 3


Milk

Kroger ½ gallon milk. $2.00


Eggs

HT eggs, large, 1 dozen, $1.25 – good price

Kroger: FREE Kroger eggs, 1 dozen large when you purchase 1 I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter spread 8 – 16 oz for $1.99
Total for both 1 dozen eggs and spread = $1.99 (good deal if you use this spread)


Frozen

FL: My essentials frozen vegetables, 32 oz, $1.97 – good price

HT: Pictsweet Steamables and Deluxe Sides, select, $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from 3/2 RP = FREE!

HT: Dove ice cream bars, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.44 - $1.50/1 coupon from Smartsource.com or $1 coupon from 5/18 RP
ZVR: $1.50/1 HT ZVR digital coupon
Total after either paper coupon AND HT ZVR = FREE!

LF: Pictsweet Deluxe, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.15 each - .50/1 coupon from 3/2 RP = .15


Misc. Grocery

CC: Libby’s canned vegetables, 14.5 – 15.25, 2 for $1

CVS: Mars chocolate singles, 1.08 – 1.92, .75 - .75/1 Extrabucks reward = FREE after rewards!, Limit 1 offer

CVS: Kellogg’s cereal, various, Pop Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats or Cars Fruit Snacks
Sale: $1.99
Coupons: .75/1 and $1.50/1 printable coupons from KelloggsFamilyRewards.com when you redeem 500 or 1000 reward points, $1/3 cereal and Pop Tarts coupons from 4/27 RP
Total with the $1.50/1 coupon = .49

HT: Mueller’s pasta, various 12 – 16 oz, $1.00
Coupons: .75/1 coupon for pot sized variety from 4/6 SS, $1/2 coupon for any Mueller’s pasta from 4/6 SS
Total after .75/1 coupon = FREE!

HT: Barilla pasta, various including whole grain, $1.00 - .55/2 coupon from 5/18 SS, $1/2 whole grain coupon from 4/27 SS
Total after .55/2 coupon = .45 each

HT: Post Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, 14.5 oz, BOGO for $1.94 - $1 coupon from All You Magazine, June = .94 – good price

HT: Jif peanut butter, 15.5 – 16 oz. , $1.57, limit 2 – good deal

LF: Vlasic pickles, various, BOGO for $1.10 to $1.65 - .50/1 coupon from 5/11 SS = .10 and up!

LF: Kellogg’s cereal, select 8.7 – 12 oz
Sale: $2.00
Coupons:
- Various coupons from kelloggsfamilyrewards.com including .50/1 Froot Loops, $1/3 cereals
- .75/1 and $1.50/1 coupons from kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 500 or 1000 reward points
- $1/3 cereal coupon from 4/27 RP
Total after .50/1 coupon = $1.00
Total after .75/1 coupon = .50


Bread

HT: La Brea bread, various, BOGO for .79 to $2.49 - $2 printable coupon from their FB page = FREE for some of the varieties!

LF: Kangaroo pita pockets, 6 count, white or wheat, BOGO for $1.15 each

LF: Arnold Bread, 24 oz, select, BOGO for $2.15 - $1/2 coupon from 5/11 or 3/30 SS = $1.65 each


Sodas

CC: Pepsi, 12 pack, cans, 4 for $10 – good deal

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

CVS: 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Sunkist, 2 ltr bottles, .99 - .30/1 store coupon from the in-store kiosk starting on Sunday
Limit 1 with coupon and another 4 at .99

CVS: Pepsi products, .99, limit 5

FL: Coke products or Dasani water bottles, 6 count, 4 for $10

HT: Coke, 2 ltrs, BOGO for $1.09

RA: 7UP, 12 pack cans, 3 for $9.99 - $2 +UP = 3 for $7.99 ($2.66 each)
Limit 2 offers


Non-Food


CVS: Crest Pro-Health 1 ltr or Whitening rinse 16 oz.
Sale: $4.99
Extrabucks: $4 reward, limit 2 offers
Coupon: $1.00 coupon for 1 ltr from Smart Shopper coupons link above
Total after coupon and reward = FREE!
There is also a store coupon for $2 off any toothpaste, toothbrush, floss or mouthwash purchase of $10 of more from the in-store coupon kiosk recently

CVS: Colgate MaxClean, MaxWhite, MaxFresh toothpaste, 6 oz, $2.99 - $2 Extrabucks reward = .99
Limit 2 offers
There is also a store coupon for $2 off any toothpaste, toothbrush, floss or mouthwash purchase of $10 of more from the in-store coupon kiosk recently (you could combine this sale with the Crest mouthwash deal above so you have enough to use the store coupon)
Scenario:
Buy 1 Crest Prohealth mouthwash above and 2 of the Colgate Max toothpastes
Use $1 Crest coupon the $2/$10 store coupon and pay $7.97 at the register
Get back $8.00 in Extrabucks rewards
Total after coupons and rewards = all 3 products for FREE!

CVS: Speed Stick Gear deodorant or Irish Spring, Gear body Wash or bar soap 6 pack
Sale: 2 for $8
Extrabucks: $2 reward when you buy 2, limit 1 offer
Coupons: BOGO Speed Stick Gear coupon from 5/11 SS, .50/1 coupons for body wash and bar soap from 5/11 SS
Store coupon: $1.50 off a $4 deodorant purchase coupon printing from in-store kiosk recently
Total for 2 antiperspirant/deodorants after BOGO coupon, store coupon and reward = 2 for .50 (.25 each!) – great deal!

CVS: Arm & Hammer liquid laundry detergent, 25 – 32 loads, Buy 1 Get 2 Free (online price is $7.29)
Coupon: $1 coupon from 5/18 SS
Total for 3 after 3 coupons = $1.43 each – good price

HT: Vidal Sassoon shampoo or conditioner, 12 oz, $2.67 - $2/1 coupon from 5/11 PG or 4/13 SS = .67 – good deal

LF: Arm & Hammer laundry detergent, 50 oz, BOGO for $3.00 - $1 coupon from 5/18 SS = $2.00 – good price

RA: Coppertone sunscreen
Sale: $6.99
+UP: $2.00 +UP reward
Coupon: $1 coupon from 5/18 SS
Total after coupon and reward = $3.99 – very good price

RA: Pampers jumbo pack diapers
Sale: $8.99
+UP: $2 +UP, limit 2 offers
Coupon: $1.50/1 coupons for specific Pampers on Smart Shopper coupons link above
Total after coupon and +UP = $5.49 – good price

RA: Xtra laundry detergent, 175 oz big bottle, $6.99 - $1 +UP = $4=5.99 (same as paying $1.71 for a 50 oz bottle – good deal)
Limit 2 offers

WG: Colgate Optic White Mouthwash 8 oz, 360 Clean Toothbrush or select toothpaste
Sale: $3.49
RR: $2.50 Register Rewards
Coupon: $1/1 mouthwash coupon from 5/11 SS
Total after coupon and RR = FREE!

Walgreens Hydrogen Peroxide, 16 oz, 3 for $1 with in –ad coupon, limit 6

WG: Garnier Fructis shampoo, conditioner 13 oz, select stylers
Sale: 2 for $6
BR: 2000 reward points when you spend $10
Coupon: $2/1 coupon from 5/4 SS
Total for 4 products after 4 coupons and reward = .50 each – good deal!

WG: Crest toothpaste, Oral B toothbrush, Scope mouthwash, select
Sale: 3 for $9
RR: $4 Register Rewards when you buy 3
Coupons: .75/1 Crest toothpaste coupon from 4/27 PG, .75/1 Oral-B Complete toothbrush coupon from 4/27 PG, $1/1 Scope coupon from 5/11 and 4/27 PG
Total after 3 of the $1 coupons and reward = 3 for $2 (.66 each)

WG: Tide Simply Clean, 25 loads, $2.99 - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.99

WG: Scott Naturals paper towels 6 rolls or Cottonelle bath tissue 12 rolls
Sale: $4.99
Store coupon: $1 coupon from in-store monthly coupon booklet
Coupon: .75/1 paper towel coupons from 5/18 SS or 4/13 SS (expires 5/25), .50/1 Cottonelle coupon from 5/18 SS
Total after store coupon and .75/1 coupon = $3.24

WG: Well Beginnings jumbo pack diapers or sleep and training pants
Sale: $6.99
BR: 1000 rewards points
Total after reward = $5.99

 

 

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper May 30, 2014

    jtlnsw - I agree! Aldi rocks the produce deals every week!

  • jtlnsw May 30, 2014

    Aldi seems to have the best deals on fruit this week. Thx Faye!