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Just the Basics best weekly deals!

Posted July 3, 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 July 5, 2014.
These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through July 6, 2014.
These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi and Kroger deals are valid through July 8, 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

 

Promotions:

Kroger: New Great American Savings Event Promotion: Buy 6 participating items and get $3 off at the register instantly. You are basically getting .50 off each item. Here are some of the deals from the ad:


Produce

Aldi: Sweet corn, 4 pack, .99

Aldi: Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.19/lb – great price

Aldi: Cantaloupe, $1.29 each – great price

Aldi: Blueberries, $1.49 per pint- very good price

Aldi: Cherries, 16 oz, $1.99 – great price!

Aldi: Watermelon, seedless, $3.99 – good price

CC: Limes, 4 for $1

CC: Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb

CC: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $2.29

CC: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.59

FL: Yellow or white corn, .33 each

FL: Limes, .33 each

FL: Lemons, .50 each

FL: Cucumbers, .79 each

FL: Fresh Express or Dole garden salad, 12 oz, .99

FL: Red, green or romaine leaf lettuce, $1.49

FL: Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb

FL: Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.77

FL: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

FL: Cherries, $2.99/lb – decent price

FL: Vidalia Onions, 5 lb bag, $3.59

HT: Sweet corn, .25 each – good price

HT: Fresh Express Italian Salad mix, 10 oz., BOGO for $1.74

HT: Raspberries, 6 oz., $2.50

HT: Whole watermelon, $3.99 each – good price

HT: White, Yukon or Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.79

Kroger: Sweet corn, 4 for $1 – good price

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

Kroger: Yellow peaches, .99/lb – good price

Kroger: Vidalia sweet onions, .99/lb

Kroger: Mangoes, .99 each

Kroger: Red tomatoes on vine, $1.29/lb

Kroger: Red cherries, $2.99/lb – good price

Kroger: Whole seedless watermelon, $3.77 each – good price

LF: White or yellow sweet corn, .33 each

LF: Limes, .50 each

LF: Sweet potatoes, .97/lb

LF: Watermelon, seedless, $3.97 each – good price


Meat

Aldi: Kirkwood chicken breasts, 48 oz, bag, $5.99 ($1.99/lb)

Aldi: 85% lean ground beef patties, 3 lb,bag, $8.99

Aldi: Parkview jumbo franks, 16 oz, .99

Aldi: Parkview brats, 14 oz, $1.99

Aldi: Parkview bun length hot dogs, 3 lb, $2.99

CC: Chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .68/lb – good price

CC: Pork picnic, $1.78/lb

CC: Pork spare ribs, $2.28/lb

CC: T-bone steaks, $6.98/lb

CC: John Morrell meat franks, 12 oz, .88

CC: Bar S meat franks, 12 oz, $1.09

CC: John Morrell smoked sausage, 9 oz, 4 for $3

CC: John Morrell tasty links sausage, 7 or 13 oz, 5 for $5

CC: Eckrich jumbo hot dogs, $1.00

CC: Eckrich bologna, 16 oz, $1.00

FL: Boneless skinless chicken thighs, value pack, $1.99/lb

HT: Smithfield whole Boston Butt Pork roast, $1.49/lb

HT: Smithfield bacon, 16 oz BOGO for $3.99 - $1/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently or $1/2 coupon from 5/4 SS = $2.99 each with $1/1 coupon (a good price for bacon a lb of bacon these days)

Kroger: Heritage Farms boneless chicken breasts, or thighs, $1.99/lb – good price

Kroger: Pork spare ribs, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Fresh ground chuck, 80% lean, 3 lb package, $3.49/lb

Kroger: Whole boneless ribeye, $6.99/lb

Kroger: Oscar Mayer hot dogs, 16 oz, select, $1.25

Kroger: Smithfield bacon, 16 oz, $3.99 - $1/1 coupon that was on Smart Shopper coupons link recently = $2.99

LF: 93% lean ground beef, 3 lb package, $2.99/lb – good price for 93% lean

LF: Whole boneless beef strips, $6.77/lb

LF: Oscar Mayer bologna, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.80

LF: Oscar Mayer hot dogs, various, BOGO for $2 - $3

LF: Steak-umm burgers, 32 oz, BOGO for $5.00

 

Dairy

Aldi: Cheese singles, 12 oz, $1.79

CC: Blue Bonnet margarine, 16 oz, .69

CC: IGA Best Thing Since Butter spread, 16 oz tub, $1.00

HT: Tropicana Farmstand and Trop 50 juice, 46 – 59 oz
Sale: $3.00
Coupon: $1.50/1 Trop50 Raspberry Acai coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, $1/1 Farmstand coupon from 6/8 SS
Total after $1.50 coupon = $1.50

Harris Teeter sliced cheese, 8 oz, $1.67 - a good deal for sliced cheese

Kroger: Kraft cheese American singles, 16 count, $2.49 - .50 promo discount = $1.99

Kroger: Minute Maid orange juice, $2.49 - .50 prom odiscount = $1.99 – good price

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

Kroger: Kroger cheese, select, 12 – 16 oz, $2.99 (good price for the 16 oz size)

LF: Borden American cheese singles, 12 oz, $2
Bonus Gas Reward: Buy 2 and earn 20 cent gas reward

WG: Nice orange juice, 59 oz., 2 for $4

 

Milk

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $3.39


Eggs

Aldi: The recent everyday price on their eggs has been $1.59 per dozen


Frozen

CC: IGA ice cream, 56 – 64 oz, $1.99

CC: Breyers ice cream, 48 oz, $2.50

FL: Turkey Hill ice cream, 48, $2.50 - $1/1 printable coupon = $1.50


Misc. Grocery

Aldi: PurAqua drinking water, 24 bottles, $1.99

CC: Dixie Crystals sugar, 4 lb bag, $1.79 - .40/1 printable coupon from www.dixiecrystalssugar.com/coupons

CC: IGA drinking water, 24 pack bottles, $1.99 – good price

HT: Vlassic pickles, various, BOGO for $1.09 to $1.79 - .50/1 coupon from 5/11 SS = 9 cents and up!

HT: Texas Pete chili sauce, 10 oz, BOGO for .50 - .40/1 coupon from 5/18 SS = FREE (if your store allows it to double)

HT: Horizon Mac & Cheese, 6 oz box, $1.25 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = .15

HT: HT Pinto or black beans, 15 – 15.5 oz can, .50 each

HT: Heinz ketchup, 34 – 39 oz., $2.00 - .50/1 coupon from 6/22 RP = $1.00
There is also a $5 SavingStar cash back offer when you buy $20 worth of participating Heinz and more

Kroger: General Mills cereals, select, $1.99 - .50 promo discount = $1.49
Coupons: ..85/1 Golden Grahams and .60 Reese’s Puffs coupons on Pillsbury.com, .75/1 Golden Grahams, .50/1 Cheerios and .50/1 Reese’s Puffs coupons on Smart Shopper coupons link above, .50/1 Cheerios from 6/22 SS, $1/2 cereals coupon from 6/1 SS
Savingstar: SavingStar.com cash back offers for multiple GM cereals
Total at register after .85/1 Golden Grahams coupon and promo discount = .64

Kroger: Pop Secret popcorn, $1.99 - .50 promo discount AND $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = .49 – good deal

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 28 oz jar, $2.99 - .50 promo discount = $2.49

LF: Texas Pete hot dog chili, 10 oz, .59 - .40/1 coupon from 5/18 SS = Free (if your store allows the coupon to double)

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

LF: Buy any 3 General Mills cereals, select for $2.50 each or Pillsbury Toaster Strudel for $2 each and earn 10 cent bonus gas reward
Coupons: .85/1 Golden Grahams coupon from Pillsbury.com, .60/1 Reese’s Puffs coupon from Pillsbury.com, .50/1 Reese’s Puffs coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, $1/2 coupon from 6/1 SS, .75/1 Golden Grahams coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above
Savingstar: .75/1 Golden Grahams and .50/1 Reese’s Puffs SavingStar cash back offers
Total after 2 of the .85/1 Golden Grahams coupons and 1 of the .60/1 Reese’s coupons and both savingstar offers = .55 each AND earn 10 cent gas reward

RA: Simplify bottled water, 24 count, 16.9 oz bottles, $1.99 – very good price

WG: Nice peanut butter, 18 oz, 2 for $4 – 1000 reward point when you buy 2 = $1.50 each after reward


Bread

Aldi: Hot dog buns, 12 oz, .89

CC: Chi-Chi’s tortillas, $1.50 - $1/2 coupon from 5/11 SS = $1 each – good price

FL: Sara Lee 100% whole wheat bread, 20 oz, BOGO

HT: Sara Lee bakery white bread, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.24 each

HT: Sara Lee 100% wheat bread, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

HT: Thomas’ bagels, 6 count, BOGO for $2.24

Kroger: Kroger buns or bread, select, $1.00

Kroger: Nature’s Own bread, select, $1.50

LF: Thomas bagels, BOGO for $2.25

LF: Mama Mary pizza crusts, 2 crusts, 12 inch, $3.50 - $1/1 coupon from 6/29 SS = $2.50


Sodas

CC: Coke, 2 ltrs, .89 – good price

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

CVS: Pepsi 2 ltr., .99 - .24 coupon from the in-store coupon kiosk = .75
Limit 1 with coupon and limit 4 at .99

FL: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, .89

FL: 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry products, 2 ltr, .99

FL: Coke products, 12 pack cans, $2.50

HT: HT Cola, 12 pack cans, $2.00 – good deal

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 2 ltr, .80 each

RA: Simplify sodas, 2 ltr., .79

RA: Coke and Coke products 12 pack, 3 for $9.99 - $3 +UP reward = 3 for $6.99 ($2.33 each – good deal for 12-packs)
Limit 2 offers

WG: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, 4 for $4, limit 4


Non-Food

CC: Luvs diapers, jumbo pack, $5.98

CVS: Gillette Venus razors, 1 count, prices starting at $6.49 at cvs.com
Extarbucks: $4 reward, limit 1
Coupon: $2/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently. $3/1 Gillette Female disposable razor coupon from 5/18 RP
CVS coupon: There is a coupon that printed recently from the in-store kiosk for $4 off a $10 purchase of any razors (expires 6/30)
Total after $3 coupon and reward = FREE!

CVS: Ajax, Gain or Just the Basics dish liquid, 9 – 20 oz., .88 (good price for the 20 oz bottle)
Coupon: .25/1 coupon for Gain from 5/11 PG (expires 6/30)
Total after coupon = .63

CVS: Tide or Gain liquid, 19 – 32 loads
Sale: $4.94
Extrabucks: $1 reward when you buy 1, limit 1
Coupon: $2/1 coupon from 6/1 PG, $1.50./1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above
Total after reward and $2 coupon = $1.94 – an excellent price for Tide!

CVS: CVS diapers or training pants, jumbo pack, $6.99 - $3 Extrabucks reward = $3.99
Limit 5 offers

Kroger: Hefty slider freezer or storage bags, select, $1.49 - .50 promo discount AND $1/2 coupon from 5/18 RP or Smart Shopper coupons link recently = .49 each – very good deal

Kroger: Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick, 1.4 – 1.8 oz, $1.39 - .50 promo discount

LF: Arm & Hammer laundry detergent, 50 oz, BOGO for $3 - $3/2 coupon from 6/8 SS (expires 7/5) = $1.50

LF: Top Care or Tippy Toes diapers, 23 – 50 count, $5.99

RA: Crest toothpaste, select including 3D White Radiant Mint, Arctic White, Complete or Liquid gel, various
Sale: $2.99
+UP: $2.99, limit 2 offers
Coupon: .50/1 coupon from 6/1 PG, $1/2 coupon from 6/1 PG
Total after coupon and +UP = FREE! (money maker!)

RA: Clear Scalp and Hair shampoo or conditioner, $4.99
+UP: $2 +UP, limit 4 offers
Coupon: $2.50/1 coupon from 6/22 RP
Total after reward and coupon = .49 – great deal

WG: Gum toothbrushes, 2 pack, $2.50 - $2.50 Register Rewards = Free after rewards!

WG: Scott Naturals paper towels, 6 rolls, Cottonelle bath tissue 12 large rolls
Sale: $4.99
Coupons: $1 Scott coupon from their website, .75/1 Scott coupon from 6/8 SS, .50/1 Cottonelle from 6/22 SS
Store coupon: $1/1 store coupon from in-store monthly coupon booklet
Total after $1 coupon and store coupon = $2.99

 

 

 

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jul 3, 2014

    jdouglas13 - thanks. :-) I agree - I love these low fruit prices!!

  • jdouglas13 Jul 3, 2014

    Thanks for your hard work on this list. I really have to get out and get some of the fruit at such great prices this week. Love fruit salad, but it is usually so pricey to make, especially for just the two of us,

  • mmtlash Jul 3, 2014

    Thanks!

  • Grandview Jul 3, 2014

    MMTLASH, yes the grocery stores can sell beer and wine tomorrow.

  • mmtlash Jul 3, 2014

    Random question...I know the ABC stores will not be open but will grocery stores be able to sell beer and wine tomorrow the 4th?