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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted May 7, 2015

Just the Basics

Here's your weekly list of the best basic grocery deals including bread, produce, milk, meat, eggs and more.

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through May 9, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through May 10, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through May 12, 2015. 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

PB = Publix

WM = WalMart

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

BREAD

FL: Thomas’ bagels, 6 count, BOGO for $2.24 each - $1/2 printable coupon = $1.74 each

HT: Thomas’ English Muffins, BOGO for $1.74 each - $1/2 printable coupon = $1.24 each

HT: LaBrea wheat and French baguettes, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.50 each

HT: Thomas’ bagels, 6 count, BOGO for $2.17 each - $1/2 printable coupon = $1.67 each

Kroger: Kroger hot dog or hamburger buns, 8 count, $1.00

LF: Naan flatbread, 8.80 oz, BOGO for $1.75 each

LF: Lowes Foods white bread, 20 oz, .99

Publix: Thomas’ English Muffins, BOGO for $2.15 each - $1/2 printable coupon

Publix: Toufayan pita bread, BOGO

DAIRY & FROZEN

CC: Steamfresh vegetables, 10 – 10.8 oz, $1.00

FL: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh vegetables, select, 10 – 10.8 oz, $1.00

HT: Kraft cheese, 6 – 8 oz chunk cheese, BOGO for $2.09 each - $1/2 coupon from 4/26 SS = $1.59 each

HT: Harris Teeter butter, 16 oz, $2.50

Kroger: Kroger cheese, 12 – 16 oz, select, $2.99 - .50 Kroger digital coupon = $2.49 (very good deal for the 16 oz cheese)

LF: Lowes Foods butter, 16 oz, $2.50

EGGS

HT: Harris Teeter eggs, 12 count, large, $1.25 – good price

HT: Harris Teeter eggs, 30 count, $3.67 – every day price


MEAT

Carlie C’s:

Fresh whole fryers, $1.18/lb

Smoked ham portions, $1.18/lb

Boston Butt pork roast, $1.38/lb

Pork shoulder blade steaks, $1.58/lb

Carlie C’s bulk sausage, $2.18/lb

Fresh ground beef, family pack (% lean not in ad), $2.88/lb

Boneless Beef London broil, $3.88/lb

Snow crab clusters, $6.98/lb

Cooked Perfect, 14 oz, $2 - $1.50 coupon from 3/22 SS = .50

Oscar Mayer meat bologna, select, 16 oz, BOGO

Jamestown pork sausage, 16 oz, $1.25

Carolina Pride all meat bologna or hot dogs, 12 oz, $1.25

Frosty Morn franks or bologna, 12 oz, $1.39

Carolina Pride roll pork sausage, 16 oz, $1.59

Sugardale bacon, 12 oz, select, $2.00

Smithfield bacon, 12 oz, $2.50 - $1/2 coupon from 3/29 SS = $2 each

Steak-umm sandwich steaks, 9 oz, BOGO

Foster Farms Chicken, 24 to 28 oz, BOGO

Food Lion:

Chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .69/lb – good price

Fresh pork picnic, .99/lb

Pork chops, boneless, center cut, $2.99/lb

Pork tenderloins, $3.69/lb

Ground beef, 93% lean, value pack, $4.99/lb

Snow Crab clusters, $5.99/lb

Food Lion Arrowtooth Flounder or Whiting, 32 oz, $5.99

Johnsonville breakfast sausage links or patties, 9 - 12 oz, $3.29 - .75/1 coupon from 3/29 SS or $1/2 coupon from 4/26 SS

Nathan’s beef franks, 11 – 14 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each

Hormel Bacon, select, 12 – 16 oz, $3.49

Hillshire Farm deli tubs, 16 oz, $5.49

Harris Teeter:

Harris Teeter chicken drumsticks or thighs, .99/lb

Smithfield boneless pork loin, whole, $1.99/lb

Harris Teeter boneless pork chops, $2.77/lb

Harris Teeter boneless pork loin chops, center cut, $2.99

Harris Teeter ground turkey, 93% lean, 20.8 oz, $3.99

Harris Teeter boneless NY Strip Roast, whole, $5.97/lb

North Atlantic Lobster tails, 4.2 oz., $5.99 each

Salmon steak, farm raised, $6.99/lb

Johnsonville breakfast sausage, 12 oz, $3.33 - .75/1 coupon from 3/29 SS or $1/2 coupon from 4/26 SS

Oscar Mayer meat franks, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.77 each

Harris Teeter ground sausage, 16 oz, $2.00

Oscar Mayer Angus Beef franks, 8 count, BOGO for $3.24 each

Hormel Black Label bacon, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $3.29 each

Oscar Mayer family size lunch meat, 16 oz, $5.99

Kroger:

Split chicken breasts, .99/lb, limit 2 – good price

Perdue whole chicken roaster, $1.29/lb

Boneless pork loin, half loin, $1.88/lb

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Boneless beef chuck roast, $3.99/lb

Boneless pork chops, value pack, $3.99/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, value pack, 3 lb package, $3.99/lb ($11.97 for package)

Ground beef, 93% lean, 16 oz, $4.99

Catfish fillets, $5.99/lb

Kroger chicken wings, frozen, 2.5 lb bag, $6.99

Atlantic salmon fillets, farm raised, $6.99/lb

T-bone steaks, value pack, $7.99/lb

Kroger breakfast sausage, 12 – 16 oz, $2.49

Eckrich smoked sausage, 13 – 14 oz, $2.50

Oscar Mayer bacon, 12 – 16 oz, $3.99

Land O Frost premium lunchmeat, 16 oz, $3.99 - .75/1 Kroger digital coupon

Lowes Foods:

Southern Style pork ribs, $2.69/lb

Gwaltney sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.98

Assorted pork chops, bone-in, $2.99/lb

Pork Loin Chops, boneless center cut, BOGO For $3.25/lb

Boneless strip steaks, family pack, $7.97/lb

Oscar Mayer cold cuts Jalepeno bologna, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.30 each

Oscar Mayer meat bologna, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.80 each

Hormel pork sausage, 16 oz roll, BOGO for $2.50

Sea Cuisine seafood, various, BOGO for $4 each

Pub Classic beer battered cod, 10 oz, BOGO for $4 each

Publix:

Pork Boston Butt roast, bone-in, $1.99/lb

Pork loin chops, $3.99/lb

Catfish fillets, $6.99/lb

JennieO ground turkey, 48 oz, 85/15, $8.99

Smithfield boneless ham steak, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.79 each

Publix hickory smoked bacon, 16 oz, select, BOGO for $2.99 each

MILK

HT: Highland Crest milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 – every day price

Kroger: Kroger milk, gallon, $1.99 – great price!

Lowes Foods: Better Valu Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99

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

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

CC: Hunt’s spaghetti sauce, 24 oz, $1.00

CC: Peter Pan peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.48

CVS: Special K cereal or bars

Sale: 3 for $7

Extrabucks: $2 reward when you buy 3, limit 1

Coupon: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 4/12 RP

Total after $1/3 coupon and reward = 3 for $4 ($1.33 each)

Total after 3 of the $1 coupons and reward = 3 for $2 (.66 each)

FL: Ragu pasta sauce, 16 – 26 oz, $1.50 - $1 ibotta.com cash back offer = .50 after ibotta

FL: Domino sugar, 4 lb bag, $1.57 - .75/2 coupon from http://commonkindness.com/ or .40/1 coupon from 3/15 RP

Total after .40 coupon = $1.17

FL: Peter Pan peanut butter, 13 – 16.3 oz, 2 for $4 - $1/2 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = 2 for $3

HT: Kellogg’s Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, Apple Jacks or Rice Krispies cereals, select

Sale: $1.97, limit 2

Coupons: .75/1 coupons for Froot Loops from Smart Shopper coupons link above, .50/1 Apple Jacks & $1/2 Frosted Flakes coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points

Total after .75/1 coupon = .47

HT: Mahatma rice mix, 5 oz, $1.00 - .75/2 or .50/1 coupons from 1/25 RP = FREE!

HT: Ortega refried beans, 16 oz can, $1.00 - .50/2 coupon from 4/12 SS = .50 each

HT: Uncle Ben’s rice, 6 oz box, $1.00 - $1/4 coupon from 3/29 RP = .67 each

Kroger: Ragu pasta sauce, $1.79 - .50/1 Kroger digital coupon AND $1 ibotta cash back offer = .29 after both discounts!

Kroger: Barilla pasta, 12 – 16 oz select, $1.25 - .55/1 coupon from 3/22 RP

Kroger: Kellogg’s Special K cereal, select, $1.99

Coupons: $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 cereal coupon from 5/3 RP

Total after $1 coupon = .99

LF: Barilla pasta, select 12 – 16 oz, $1.25 - .55/2 coupon from 3/22 RP

LF: Kellogg’s Special K cereal or bars, $1.99

Coupons: $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 cereal coupon from 5/3 RP

Total after $1 coupon = .99

LF: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz can, $1.00

Publix: Ragu pasta sauce, BOGO for $1.19 each - $1 ibotta cash back offer = .19

Publix: Mueller’s pasta, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for .84 each

Target: Market Pantry pasta sauce, 15 – 25 oz, or pasta 12 – 16 oz

Sale: $1.00

Target coupon: $1/3 Market Pantry pasta Target printable coupon from Target.com, 5% Target Cartwheel coupon for select Market Pantry pasta

WG: Special K cereal or bars, select, $1.99 - $1/1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .99

WG: Skippy peanut butter, 16.3 oz, 2 for $4

WM: Kellogg''s cereals, Pop Tarts, select (Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Raisin Bran, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops)

Sale: $2,00

Coupon: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, .75/1 Raisin Bran coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, $1/3 coupons from 4/12 RP

Total after $1 coupon = $1.00

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Organic bananas, .69/lb

Blackberries, 6 oz, .99 – very good price

Pineapple, whole, $1.19 – great deal

Blueberries, 6 oz, $1.29 – good deal

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.49

Kiwi, 16 oz package, $1.69

Organic baby spinach, 5 oz, $2.49

Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $2.99

Carlie C’s :

Limes, 4 for $1

Green cabbage, .44/lb

Rutabagas or turnip roots, .79/lb

Cucumbers, 2 for $1.29

Fresh Express garden or shredded lettuce, 12 oz, $1.49

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.69

Food Lion:

Cucumbers, .69 each

Vidalia onions, .69/lb

Sweet potatoes, .79/lb

Hot House tomatoes, .99/lb

Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.25 – great price!

Yellow or Zucchini squash, $1.59/lb

Dole or Fresh Express spinach, 8 oz bag, $1.99

Cantaloupe, $2 each

Blackberries or raspberries, $2.00

Dole or Fresh Express salad blends, 9 – 12 oz, select, $2.50

White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $3.99

Harris Teeter:

Sweet corn, .33 each

Organic bananas, .79/lb

Mangoes, $1 each

Green peppers, 2 pack, $1.27

Yellow Onions, 3 lb bag, $1.47

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

California Strawberries, $1.50/lb

Basil, .75 oz, $1.50

Large slicing tomatoes, $1.99/lb

Fresh Express flat leaf spinach, 8 oz, $2.00

Romaine, 10 oz, $2.50

Blueberries, pint, $2.99

Artichokes, jumbo size, $3.00

Organic romaine hearts, 3 count, $3.00

Kroger:

Vidalia onions, .69/lb

Yellow or Zucchini squash, .99/lb

Romaine, red or green leaf lettuce, .99 per bunch

Mangos, .99 each

Green beans, .99/lb

Campari tomatoes, 16 oz, $1.99

Russet potatoes, 4 count, $1.99

Dole salad blend, 5 – 12 oz, $2.49 - $1 Kroger digital coupon = $1.49

Blueberries, pint, $2.99

Watermelon, whole, seedless, $4.99

Organic avocados, .99 each

Organic Simple Truth whole carrots, 2 lb bag, $1.48

Organic Simple Truth romaine hearts, 3 count, $2.99

Organic blueberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods:

Sweet corn, .40 each

Vidalia onions, .78/lb

Russet baking potatoes, .88/lb

Kale greens, $1.19 each

Beefsteak tomatoes, $1.48/lb

White mushrooms, organic, 8 oz, $1.98

Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.50

Publix:

Corn, .30 each

California navel oranges, .99/lb

Vidaila onions, $1.29/lb - .20 ibotta cash back offer

Green beans, zucchini, $1.49/lb

Gala aples or Bartlett pears, $1.49/lb

Tasti-Lee tomatoes, $1.99/lb - .20 ibotta cash back offer

Publix salad kit, 7 – 9 oz, $2.50

Mini red seedless watermelon, $2.50

Russet or Florida Red Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49

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