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Just the Basics best weekly deals: Labor Day Edition!

Posted August 28, 2014

Just the Basics

 

This is the week to stock up on picnic essentials like ketchup, mustard, hot dogs and more! Now that summer is almost over, sales for these items will not be as frequent until next summer.  And this week there are some super deals on all your Labor Day BBQ needs including watermelon, meats, condiments, buns and more!

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!

Lowes Foods is also having a Kraft promotion: Buy any 10 participating items and get $5 off instantly! See the Lowes Foods deals list for all the details.

For additional deals, please see the individual store posts on the blog.  Thanks to Karen for compiling the list of deals below!

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen and Dollar General deals are valid through August 30, 2014.
These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through August 31, 2014.
These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi and Kroger deals are valid through September 2, 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
DG = Dollar General

Please post any other good basics deals in the comments section below!

Bread

HT - Arnold bread, select, BOGO for $1.75 - $1/2 coupon from 5/11 SS = $1.25 each – good deal

HT - Flatout wraps, BOGO for $1.84 each

Kroger bread, 20 oz or buns, 8 count, $1.00

Aldi - Deli rolls, 15 oz, $1.49

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

DG - Clover Valley hot dog buns or hamburger buns, 8 count, $1.00

DG - Clover Valley White bread, 20 oz, $1.00


Dairy & Frozen

HT - Kraft shredded cheese or block cheese, 6 – 8 oz, BOGO for $1.94 each - $1/2 coupon from 8/3 SS = $1.44 each

Harris Teeter shredded cheese, 6 – 8 oz, $1.15 (the Express Lane is showing that the sale price of $1.15 each is continuing this week)

HT - Laughing Cow cheese, 6 oz., BOGO for $1.99 - $1/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above AND $1/1 HT ZVR digital coupon = FREE!

FL - Kraft shredded cheese singles 12 oz or shredded, 2 for $5 - $1/2 = 2 for $4

LF - Green Giant frozen veggies, 7 – 10 oz, $1
Gas reward: Buy 10 and earn a 10 cent gas reward

Lowes Foods sour cream, 16 oz, $1.50

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

Kroger shredded and block and American cheese, $1.99 (my buy price for 8 oz shredded cheese is $1.50 or less)

Kroger vegetables, 10 – 12 oz, $1.00

Aldi - Happy Farms American Cheese singles, 12 oz, $1.79

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


Drinks

HT - E-Vic Deals: Gatorade, 32 oz, .67. Limit 5

HT - Coke 12 packs, Buy 2 Get 3 Free
Regular price is
Total when you buy 5 = $2.71 each ( my buy price is $2.50 or less for a 12-pack of canned soda)

HT - Seattle’s Best coffee, 12 oz bag, $5.99 - $2 printable coupon = $3.99

HT - Crystal Light drink mix, various, BOGO for $1.64 each

HT - Lipton Tea, 24 count, family size bags, BOGO for $1.59 each

Harris Teeter cola and Diet Cola, 2 ltr, .77

LF - Crystal Light on the go drink mix, $2 - .50 promo discount = $1.50

LF - Kool Aid or Country Time lemonade, 19 – 29 oz, $2 - .50 promo discount = $1.50

LF - Capri Sun drinks, 10 pack, $1.99 - .50 promo discount AND $1/2 coupon from 8/3 RP = .99 each

LF - Kool Aid Jammers drinks, 10 count, $1.99 - .50 promo discount AND .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = .49

Kroger - Big K sodas, 5 for $10 when you buy 5 at the same time

Kroger - Gatorade, .69 each when you buy 10 at the same time

Aldi - PurAqua bottled water, 24 bottles, $1.99 – good price

CC - Donald Duck juice, 59 oz, $1.69

CC - Pepsi products, 12 pack cans, $1.99 – very good deal for a 12 pack of Pepsi

CC - Pepsi products, 6 pack, bottles, $1.99

CC - IGA soft drinks, 12 pack, cans, 4 for $10

CC - IGA tomato juice, 46 oz, $1.66

CC - Pepsi products, 2 ltr, .89

DG - Orange Juice, ½ gallon, $2.25

DG - Pepsi or Mtn. Dew, 3 for $3

DG - Dr. Pepper, 7UP, Sunkist, Canada Dry, A&W, 2 ltrs, 3 for $3

WG - Vitamin Energy Water, 11.5 oz, $1.50 - $1.50 Register Rewards = Free after rewards!

WG - Pepsi, 2 ltrs, 4 for $4, limit 4

WG - 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian Punch soda, 12 pack cans, 4 for $10, limit 4

Rite Aid Simplify bottles water, 24 pack, $2.22


Meat

HT - Split chicken breast, BOGO for $1.34/lb

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

HT - EZ Peel Shrimp, 2 lb bag, Buy 2 Get 3 Free
Regular price is
Total when you buy 5 = $14.39 per bag ($7.19/lb)

HT - Sea Best Tilapia or Salmon, 8 oz, BOGO

HT - Oscar Mayer meat and turkey franks, 12 – 16 oz,, select, Buy 2 Get 3 Free
Total when you buy 5 = $1.26 each

HT - Oscar Mayer Beef franks, 16 oz, BOGO for $2.34 - $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently = $1.84 each

HT - Land O Frost Simply Delicious, 9 – 13 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each - .75/1 coupon from 8/24 RP = $1.24 each

Harris Teeter turkey burgers, 16 oz., $3.00

HT - Johnsonville Grillers. 32 oz., BOGO for $5.24 - $1.50/1 coupon from 8/17 SS = $3.74 each (very good deal for these)

HT - Smithfield bacon, 12 – 16 oz, $4.99 - $2/2 coupon from 8/17 SS = $3.99

FL - Chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .69/lb

FL - Boneless chicken breast, $1.99/lb.

FL - Ground beef, 73% lean, $2.79/lb

FL - 80% lean ground pork, 16 oz package, $3.29/lb

FL - Boneless center cut pork chops, $3.49/lb

FL - St. Louis Style pork ribs, $3.49/lb

FL - Boneless pork loin, $3.49/lb

FL - Boneless sirloin steaks, $5.99/lb

FL - Ball Park beef franks, 14 – 16 oz, $2.50 - .55/1 coupon from 8/3 RP = $1.95

Food Lion sliced bacon, 16 oz, $3.49

LF - Fresh Rewards e-offer: Bubba burgers, 32 oz, $7.99, limit 4

LF - Sanderson Farms chicken drumsticks or thighs, family pack, .99/lb – good deal

LF - Whole New York strips, boneless beef, $6.95/lb

LF - Snow Crab clusters, $6.99/lb

LF - Ball Park franks, 16 oz, BOGO for $2 to $2.70 - .55/1 from 8/3 RP = .90 and up

LF - Steak-umms, 21 oz., BOGO for $6.00

LF - Steak-Umms original burgers, 32 oz, BOGO for $4.99 each

Kroger - Heritage Farm chicken wings, $1.99/lb

Kroger - Pork spareribs, $1.99/lb

Kroger - Perdue boneless chicken breasts, 50% off

Kroger - Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Kroger - Snow crab clusters, $6.99/lb

Kroger - Ribeye steaks, value pack, $7.99/lb

Kroger - Ball Park Franks, $1.50 - .55/1 coupon from 8/3 RP

Aldi - Whole chicken, 5.5 lb average, .95/lb

Aldi - Chicken drumsticks, 3 lb bag, $1.19/lb

Aldi - Fresh pork chops, $2.69/lb

Aldi - Ground beef chub, 85% lean, 16 oz, $2.99

Aldi - Fit & Active Ground turkey, 93% lean, 19.2 oz package, $3.29

Aldi - Ground beefg, 80% lean, $3.49/lb

Aldi - Top sirloin steak, $5.99/lb

Aldi - Ground beef patties, 85% lean, 3 lb package, $8.99

Aldi - Parkview super dogs, 80 oz, $5.99

CC - Fresh fryer chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .68/lb – good deal

CC - Pork spare ribs, family pack, $2.37/lb

CC - Whiting fillets, $2.78/lb

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

CC - Armour hot dogs, 12 oz, $1.00

CC - Jesse Jones bologna, 12 oz, $1.99

CC - Armour beef hot dogs, 12 oz, $2.50

CC - John Morrell hot dogs, 40 oz, $3.19

CC - Oscar Mayer franks, 1 lb, BOGO

DG - Armour hot dogs, 12 oz, or bologna, 10 oz, $1.00

DG - Nathan’s beef franks, 14 oz, $3.50

WG - Oscar Mayer bacon, 16 oz, 2 for $8 – 2000 reward points = 2 for $6 after reward

 

Milk

There are no good milk sales in the ads this week. Please post if you find one!


Misc. Grocery

HT - Jif Hazelnut spread, $2.50 - $1.50/1 coupon from 6/15 RP AND $1/1 HT ZVR digital coupon = FREE!

HT - Heinz Ketchup, 38 oz ., $2.00 - .50/1 coupon from 8/17 RP = $1.00 – good price for this size

HT - Hellman’s mayo, 30 oz, BOGO for $2.44 - .25/1 coupon from 8/24 RP = $1.94 each

HT - Jif peanut butter, 16 oz, $2.00

HT - Skippy peanut butter, 15 to 16.3 oz,, $2.50 - .75/2 coupon from 8/3 SS = $1.75 each

FL - Chicken of the Sea chunk light tuna, 5 oz,, .79

FL - Van Camp’spork & beans, 15 oz., 2 for $1.00

FL - Hunt’s tomatoes, 14.5 oz, $1.00

FL - Buy Hellman’s mayo, 30 – 36 oz, $2.99 and get FREE loaf of My Essentials bread, 20 oz
Coupon: .25/1 Hellman’s coupon from 8/24 RP

LF - Kraft Mayo or Miracle Whip, 30 oz, $3.00 - .50 promo discount AND .75/1 coupon from 8/17 SS = $1.00 – good deal

LF - Kraft BBQ sauce, $1 - .50 promo discount = .50 – good deal

LF - Planters peanut butter, $2.50 - .50 promo discount AND $1/2 coupon from 8/24 SS = $1.50 each – good deal

LF - Kellogg’s cereals, select, $2
Coupons: .75/1 or $1.50/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 500 or 1000 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab (no points required) including .50/1 Rice Krispies coupon, $1/3 coupon from 7/27 RP,
Total after .50 Rice Krispies coupon = $1.00
Total after .75/1 coupon with reward points = .50

Lowes Foods canned veggies, select, .60

LF - Starkist chunk light tuna, 5 oz can, .89

LF - French’s yellow mustard or deli mustard, $1.50 - .30/1 coupon from 6/15 SS = .90

LF - Green Giant canned veggies, select, $1.00
Gas reward: Buy any 10 and earn a 10 cent bonus gas reward

LF - Tuttorosso tomatoes, 28 oz, $1.00

LF - Duke’s mayo, 32 oz, $3 - .55/1 coupon from 8/24 SS = $1.90

Kroger - Heinz ketchup, 38 oz, $1.99 - .50/1 coupon from 8/17 RP

Kroger - Starkist chunk light tuna, 5 oz can, .79

Kroger - Kellogg’s and free milk promo: Buy 4 participating Kellogg’s products and get a free gallon of milk or ½ gallon of organic milk
Coupons: .75/1 or $1.50/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 500 or 1000 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab (no points required) including .50/1 Rice Krispies coupon, $1/3 coupon from 7/27 RP

Aldi - Burman’s yellow mustard, 20 oz, .69

Aldi - Burman’s ketchup, 38 oz, $1.29

Aldi - Burman’s mayo, 30 oz, $1.99

CC - Morton’s salt, 26 oz, .65

CC - IGA squeeze mustard, 9 oz bottle, 2 for $1.00

CC - Hunt’s tomato sauce, 15 oz, .98

CC - Hunt’s ketchup, 24 oz bottle, $1.00

CC - Margaret Holmes canned vegetables, 14.6 – 15 oz, $1.00

CC - IGA grape jelly, 18 oz, $1.25

CC - Hanover green beans, canned, 39 oz, $1.38

CC - IGA peanut butter, 16 oz, $1.50 – good price

CC - Duke’s mayo, 32 oz, $2.49 - .55/1 from 8/24 SS = $1.94

DG - Hunt’s ketchup, 24 oz, .95

DG - Buy 1 French’s yellow mustard 14 oz for $1.50 and get 1 CloverValley sweet relish 16 oz for Free (basically makes each one .75 when you buy both together

DG - Buy 1 Planters creamy peanut butter, 16.3 oz for $2.50 and get 1 Clover Valley grape jelly 18 oz for free
Coupon: $1/2 Planters PB coupon from 8/24 SS

DG - Buy 2 peanut butter for $2 each after coupon and get free jelly – good deal

DG - Van Camp’s pork & beans, 15 oz., 2 for $1.00

DG - Van Camp’s baked beans Hickory, 15 oz, .95

CVS - General Mills Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, 11.25 – 13.1 oz
Sale: $1.97, limit 6
Coupons: $1/2 GM cereal coupon from 8/3 SS, $1.10/2 Cheerios coupon from Pillsbury.com, $1/2 Cheerios coupon from 8/24 SS, .50/1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, $1/3 GM cereal coupon from 8/24 SS
SavingStar: .50/1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch SavingStar cash back offer

CVS - Bumble Bee solid white tuna in water, 5 oz., .97

WG - Kellogg’s cereals, select, Pop Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats
Sale: BOGO
Coupons: Variosu coupons on kelloggsfamilyrewards.com, .75/2 Rice Kripsies treats coupon from 8/3 RP, $1/3 Pop Tarts from 7/27 RP, $1/3 cereal coupon from 7/27 RP

WG - Gold Medal flour, 5 lbs., $1.79 with in-ad coupon, limit 2

WG - Jif peanut butter 16 oz or Smuckers fruit spread 20 oz, $2 with in-ad coupon - .55/1 Smuckers coupon from 8/10 RP

WG - Hunt’s tomatoes sauce 8 oc or Van Camp’s pork and beans 15 oz, 2 for $1 with in-ad coupon, limit 4


Produce

HT - Corn, sweet, 20 cents each – good price!

HT - Minneola tangelos, .79 each

HT - Hass avocados, $1.25 each

HT - Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

HT - Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

HT - Red or black plums, $1.49/lb

HT - Fresh Express Italian Salad Blend, 9 oz, BOGO for $1.74 each

HT - Hot house grown beefsteak tomatoes, $1.99/lb

HT - Pineapple, whole, $2.99 each

HT - Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.00

HT - Whole seedless watermelon, $3.49 – good price!

HT - Organic celery hearts, 2 count, $2.50

FL - Limes, 4 for $1

FL - White or yellow corn, 2 for $1

FL - Cucumbers, .69 each

FL - Green peppers, .69 each

FL - Fresh Express or Dole Garden Salad, 12 oz package, .99

FL - Hass avocados, $1.29 each

FL - Seedless green grapes, $1.49/lb

FL - Red, green or romaine leaf lettuce, $1.49 each

FL - Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

FL - Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.69

FL - Red Vine cluster tomatoes, $1.69/lb.

FL - Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.87

FL - Dole or Fresh Express Spinach, 9 oz, $1.99

FL - Blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, 6 oz, $2.50

FL - Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

FL - Seedless watermelon, $3.99 each

LF - Limes. 3 for .99

LF - Green cabbage, .59/lb

LF - Russet baking potatoes, .89/lb

LF - White or sweet corn, 4 for $1.00

LF - Green snap beans, $1.27/lb

LF - Sweet onions, $1.29/lb

LF - Seedless white grapes, $1.47/lb

LF - Fresh Express salads, various garden, shredded or slaw, $1.50

Kroger - Sweet corn, 3 for .99

Kroger - Yellow or zucchini squash, .99/lb

Kroger - Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Kroger - Iceberg lettuce, .99 per head

Kroger - Red tomatoes on the vine, .99/lb

Kroger - Sweet yellow onions, .99/lb

Kroger - Broccoli bunch, $1.50

Kroger - Strawberries or blackberries, 6 – 16 oz, $1.88

Kroger - Asparagus, $2.49/lb

Kroger - Whole seedless watermelon, $2.99 – very good price!

Kroger - Organic red or white seedless grapes, $1.99/lb

Kroger - Organic kale, $1.99/lb

Aldi - Limes, 1 lb package, .79

Aldi - Sweet onions, 2 lb bag, .99

Aldi - Organic baby carrots, 16 oz, .99 – good price

Aldi - Blueberries, pint, $1.29

Aldi - Tomatoes on the vine, 24 oz., $1.29

Aldi - Sweet corn, 4 pack, $1.49

Aldi - Seedless watermelon, whole, $2.99 – very good price

CC - Zesty limes, 4 for $1

CC - Green Cabbage, .45/lb

CC - Cilantro, .69 per bunch

CC - Tomatoes, NC, .89/lb

CC - Fresh Express salad, select, $1.25

CC - Yellow onions, 3 b bag, $2.19

CC - All-purpose potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99


Non Food

HT - Aussie shampoo or conditioner, 13.5 oz, $2.99
Coupon: .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently, $1.50/2 and $3/3 coupons from 7/27 PG, $1/2 coupon from 8/17 SS
ZVR: $1.50/2 HT ZVR digital coupon
Total after 2 of the .75/1 coupons and ZVR = .74 each

HT - Pantene shampoo and conditioner, various, $3.33
Coupons: $4/2 coupon from 8/17 SS, $3/2 coupon from 7/27 PG
ZVR: $3/2 HT ZVR digital
Total after $4/2 coupon and ZVR = 2 for FREE! (money maker if your store allows it!)

HT - Tresemme shampoo, conditioner (32 oz) , $3.99 - $2/1 coupons from 8/24 RP AND $2/1 HT ZVR digital coupon = FREE!

HT - Tresemme select stylers, $3.99 - $2/1 coupons from 8/24 RP AND $2/1 HT ZVR digital coupon = FREE!

HT - Gillette Men's Disposable Razors, $3.99 to, $5.99 - $3/1 coupon from 7/13 RP AND $5 HT ZVR digital coupon = FREE! (money maker if your store will allow it)

LF - Charmin bath tissue or Bounty paper towels, various, $4.99 - .25/1 coupon from 7/27 PG - $4.49

CC - Better Valu bath tissue, 12 regular rolls

CC - Better Valu paper towels, 8 regular rolls, $2.99

DG - Smart & Simple bath tissue, 6 rolls, $1

DG body wash, 12 oz, $1.00

DG health mouthwash, 500 ml, $1.50

DG - Purex, 75 oz, $3.00

DG - Angel Soft bath tissue, 12 rolls, family pack, $4.95 - .45/1 coupon from 8/3 RP = $4.50

CVS - Colgate Max, Total, Optic White, various, $3.00
Extrabucks: $2 Extrabucks reward, limit 2 offers
Coupon: $1 coupon from 8/24 SS
Total after coupon and reward = FREE!

CVS - Tide or Gain liquid detergent, 19 - 32 loads, $4.94
Extrabucks: $1 Extrabucks reward, limit 1
Coupon: $2/1 Tide coupon from 7/27 PG, $2.50/2 and $1/1 Gain coupons from 8/10 RP
Rebate: $10 rebate when you spend $30 on participating P&G products through 9/30/14. See cvs.com/rebate for the details
Total after $2 coupon and reward = $1.94 (good price for Tide)

WG - Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick deodorant, 2.3 – 3.25 oz
Sale: $1.99
BR: 5000 reward points when you buy 4
Coupon: .50/1 coupon from 8/24 SS
Total after 4 coupons and reward = .24 each – great deal!
Xtra laundry detergent, 30 loads, $1.49 with coupon in the ad, limit 2

WG - Sparkle paper towels, 3 rolls
Sale: 2 for $5
BR: 1000 reward points when you buy 2
Coupon: .25/1 coupon from 8/3 RP
Total after 2 coupons and reward = 2 for $350 ($1.75 each)

WG - Purex laundry detergent, 24 – 33 loads, Ultra packs 18 pack
Sale: 2 for $6
RR: $2 Register Rewards when you buy 2
Total after RR = 2 for $4 ($2 each)

WG - Angel Soft bath tissue, 9 rolls
Sale: $3.99
Store coupon: .50/1 store coupon from monthly coupon book
Coupon: .45/1 from 8/3 RP
Total after store and manufacturer coupons = $3.04

WG - Scott Naturals paper towels 6 rolls or Cottonelle bath tissue 12 large rolls
Sale: $4.99
Store coupon: $1/1 store coupon from in-store monthly coupon book
Coupon: .75/1 coupon from 8/10 SS, .50/1 Cottonelle coupon from 8/10 SS
Total after store coupon and .75 coupon = $3.25

RA - Tresemme shampoo or conditioner, 32 oz or Stylers
Sale: 2 for $8
+UP: $3 +UP reward when you buy 2
Coupon: $2/1 coupons from 8/24 RP
Total after coupon and +UP = 2 for $1 (.50 each) – very good deal


 

 

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