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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted July 23, 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, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through July 25, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through July 26, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through July 28, 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

Aldi: L’Oven fresh hamburger or hot dog buns, 12 oz, .85

Aldi: L’Oven fresh potato rolls, 15 oz, $1.39

FL: English muffins, 6 count, in bakery, $1.50

HT: Arnold bread, 24 oz, select, BOGO for $1.99 - .55/1 coupon from 6/7 SS AND .20 ibotta cash back offer for any bread

HT: Harris Teeter pita bread, 4 count, 14 oz, BOGO for $1.74 each

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

LF: Lowes Foods hamburger or hot dog buns, 8 pack, .99

LF: Lowes Foods hard taco shells, 12 count, $1.00

LF: Arnold bread, 24 oz, select, BOGO for $2.14 each - .55/1 coupon from 6/7 SS AND .20 ibotta cash back offer for any bread

DAIRY & FROZEN

HT: Harris Teeter shredded cheese, 8 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free = $1.18 each when you buy 5 (great deal!), limit 10

HT: Challenge butter, 16 oz, $3 - .75/1 printable coupon when you play game (coupon link available after spinning wheel even if you don’t win) = $1.50

HT: Sabra Hummus, 10 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg price $4.99) - $1/2 coupon from 6/28 SS = $1.59 each (after 2 coupons and sale)

Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, $1.00

Kroger cottage cheese, 16 oz, $1.00

Kroger cheese, 12 – 16 oz, or American singles, 24 count, $2.99

LF: Pictsweet Deluxe Steamables, select, 10 oz, BOGO for $1.10 each

DRINKS

FL: Food Lion orange juice, 128 oz, $3.98

LF: Old Orchard juice cocktail or Healthy Balance 64 oz, $1.50 - .50/1 printable coupon = .50

Milk:

FL: Silk milk, 64 oz, $3 - .75/1 coupon from 6/21 RP

HT: Highland Crest milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 - .20 ibotta cash back offer

Kroger milk, 1 gallon, $1.99 – great deal

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99

Rite Aid: Milk, 1 gallon, $3.39

EGGS

HT: E-Vic Deals: Harris Teeter eggs, 18 count, $1.97, limit 2 – good price

LF: Eggland’s Best eggs, large brown, 1 dozen, $2.99 - .35/1 coupon from 5/10 SS


MEAT

Aldi:

Chicken tenderloins, fresh, $2.99/lb

Simply Nature fresh organic 100% grass fed 85/15 ground beef, 1 lb, $6.99

Carlie C’s:

Pork picnic, $1.18/lb

Boneless chicken breast fillets, $1.98/lb

Whiting fillets, $1.98/lb

Boneless bottom round roast, beef, $3.78/lb

Boneless beef bottom round steaks, family pack, $3.88/lb

Boneless Beef London Broil, $3.88/lb – good deal

Boneless beef cubed steak, family pack, $4.18/lb

Armour meat hot dogs, 12 oz, .88

Curtis meat franks, 12 oz, $1.79

Valleydale sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Curtis sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Armour beef hot dogs, 12 oz, $2.69

John Morrell bacon, 12 oz, $1.88

Food Lion:

Pork Boston Butt, $1.49/lb

Boneless chicken breasts, value pack, $1.99/lb

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

Hickory smoked ham steak, fully cooked bone-in, $2.49/lb

Dry rub whiskey black pepper spare ribs, $3.49/lb

Heartland Catfish Nuggets, 32 oz, $4.99

Sirloin tip roast, $4.99/lb

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, $6.99

Salmon fillets, $7.99/lb

Food Lion cooked shrimp, 16 oz, $8.99

Boneless ribeye steak, value pack, $8.99/lb

Food Lion sausage patties, 9 oz, $1.99

Oscar Mayer meat franks, 16 oz, $2

Dr. Pepper products, 6 pack, bottles, $2.00

Food Lion sliced bacon, 16 oz, $2.99

Food Lion German Bologna from the deli, $2.99/lb

Deli rotisserie chicken, served 2 – 4, $4.99

Harris Teeter:

Chicken drumsticks or thighs, value pack, $1.27/lb

Harris Teeter boneless chicken breasts, 3 count, By 2 Get 3 Free= $1.99/lb

Boneless top round London Broil or Top Round Roast, BOGO for $3.99/lb

Harris Teeter Ground turkey, 93% lean, 20.8 oz package, $3.99

Tilapia fillets, $4.99/lb

Alaska snow crab clusters, $6.97/lb

EZ Peel shrimp, 32 oz, BOGO for $17.99

Gwaltney hot dogs, 12 – 16 oz, .97 - .75/3 coupon from 6/21 SS = .47 each

Smithfield bacon, 16 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg price $5.79) - $1/2 coupon from 6/28 SS = $1.91 each (after 2 coupons and sale), limit 10

Perdue Simply Smart Chicken, 20 – 24 oz., BOGO for $4.39 - $1 coupon from 6/14 RP = $3.39

Hebrew National franks, 11 – 12 oz, BOGO for $3.49 each

Oscar Mayer lunch meat, 16 oz, $5.99 - $1/2 coupon from 6/7 SS = $5.49 each

Kroger:

Tyson chicken drumsticks or thighs, or fryer chicken, .99/lb – good deal

Heritage Farm boneless chicken breast, $1.99/lb

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Boneless chuck roast, $4.99/lb

Boneless top sirloin steak, value pack, $5.99/lb

Flat Iron steak, $5.99/lb

White shrimp, $5.99/lb (sold in 2 lb bag)

Bar S franks, $1.00

Eckrich smoked sausage, $2.00

Lowes Foods:

Chicken leg quarters, .59/lb

St. Louis style pork ribs, $2.99/lb

Southern Style pork ribs, family pack, $3.69/lb

Butterball ground turkey, 93% lean, 16 oz, $3.69

Sirloin Tip Steak, boneless, family pack, $3.99/lb

Ground beef, 93% lean, $3.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, $6.99/lb

Salmon fillets, $6.99/lb

Lowes Foods sliced center cut bacon, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.50 each

Carolina Pride sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.69

Perdue Perfect Portions, 24 oz, BOGO for $5 each - $1/2 coupon from 7/12 RP = $4.50

Foster Farms chicken wings and strips, select, 24 – 28 oz, BOGO for $4.50 each

Bubba Turkey Burgers, 32 oz, $6.99

Rotisserie chicken, $6.99 and get a free Pepsi 2 ltr with purchase

Publix:

Publix turkey breast, bone-in, $1.49/lb

Pork Boston Butt Roast, $2.99/lb

Pork Loin rib chops, center cut, $3.49/lb

Mama Lucia meatballs, fully cookes, frozen, 20 oz, BOGO for $3.00 each

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: Reggano wide egg noodles, 16 oz, $1.15

Aldi: Reggano macaroni, angel hair or spaghetti, 32 oz, $1.45

CVS: Bumble Bee chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .77

CVS: Jif peanut butter, 16 oz, 2 for $4

FL : My essentials chunk light tuna, 5 oz., .78

FL: Jif peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.99

HT: Wish-Bone salad dressing, 16 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg. price $2.85) - .75/1 coupon from 7/12 SS

Total for 5 after 5 coupons (3 get doubled) = 5 for FREE! – super deal!

Total for 5 after 2 coupons = $2.70 (.54 each – still a great deal)

HT: Gold Peak tea, 18.5 oz, $1 - $1 ibotta cash back rebate = FREE!

HT: Maruchan Yakisoba noodles, BOGO for .59 each - $1/3 coupon from 4/26 SS = .25 each

HT: Mueller’s pasta, select, 16 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free = .75 each when you buy 5, limit 10

                                 

HT: Furmano’s canned tomatoes, various 28 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg price $2.29)

Coupon: $1/3 printable coupon

Total after coupon = .71 each – great deal

HT: Kraft salad dressing, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.47 each - .75/2 coupon from 6/14 SS = .72 each

HT: No Yolks noodles, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.39 each

HT: Ragu pasta sauce, 45 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg price $3.59) = $1.43 each when you buy 5 – great deal

HT: Cheerios, Kix, Trix, or Cookie Crisp cereal, select sizes

Sale: $2.50

Coupons: .50/1 Cheerios coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently, .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios coupon from 7/12 SS, $1/2 cereal coupon from Pillsbury.com

SavingStar: .50/1 Original Cheerios Savingstar cash back offer

Kroger: Chicken of the Sea light tuna, 5 oz can, 2 for $1

LF: Mott’s fruit juice, 64 oz or applesauce 4- 6 pack, $1.66 - $1/2 coupon from 6/28 SS = $1.16 each

LF: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz, $2.00

Publix: Peter Pan peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.79

WG: Bumble Bee solid white albacore tuna, 5 oz, .99 with in-ad coupon

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Avocados, .69

White mushrooms, 8 oz pack, .79

Organic baby carrots, 16 oz, .99

Vidalia onions, 2 lb pack, .99

Zucchini, 24 oz, $1.29

Corn, locally grown (according to the ad), 4 pack, $1.49

Organic grape tomatoes, 10 oz, $1.99

Seedless watermelon, $2.99 – great price

Carlie C’s :

Corn, .25 per ear – great deal

Avocados, $1 each

Peaches from SC, $1.48/lb

Fresh Express romaine and green and crisp salad, #1.99

Russett potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.99

Food Lion:

Limes, 2 for $1

Cucumbers, .69 each

Vidalia onions, .89/lb

Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

Mangoes, .99 each

Baby carrots, 1 lb bag, $1.29

Dole iceberg lettuce, 12 oz bag, $1.29

California peaches, $1.49/lb

Red Vine Cluster Tomatoes, $1.49/lb

Fresh Express flat spinach, 8 oz bag, $1.99

Celery Hearts, 1 lb, $1.99

Baby Bella mushrooms, 8 oz, $2

Hite or red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2

Harris Teeter:

Seedless oranges, .60 each

Russet potatoes, .79/lb

Lemons, 1 lb bag, .99

Red delicious apples, .99/lb

Broccoli, bunch, $1.49

Grape tomatoes, BOGO for $1.49 each

Blackberries, 6 oz., $1.99

Strawberries, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Earthbound Farm organic baby spinach or Spring mix, 5 oz., BOGO for $1.99 each

Sweet butter lettuce, 6 oz, $2.50

Kroger:

Sweet corn, 3 for $1

Cucumbers, 2 for .99

Peaches, yellow, .77/lb – good deal

Sprite melons, .99 each

Avocados, .99 each

Green beans, .99/lb

Eggplant, .99/lb

Yellow or zucchini squash, .99/lb

Grapes, seedless, $1.48/lb

Grape tomatoes, 10 oz, $1.99

Organic grapes, $1.99/lb

Lowes Foods:

Fresh limes, 4 for $1 - .20 ibotta cash back offer

Green Cabbage, .49/lb

Watermelon quarters, seedless, .58/lb

Vidalia onions, .78/lb

Peaches, yellow flesh, Carolina grown, .98/lb

Mangoes, .98 each

Zucchini or Yellow Squash, Carolina grown, .98/lb

Roma tomatoes, .98/lb

Fresh Express Iceberg Garden, 12 oz, $1.28

Tomatoes on the vine, hot house grown, $1.48/lb

Blueberries, pint, $1.98

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.98

Publix:

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Avocados, $1 each

Mangos, $1 each

Peaches or nectarines, $1.49.lb

Red or black plums, $1.49/lb

Red or white grapes, seedless, $1.49/lb

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.69/lb

Cherries, $1.99/lb

Organic tomatoes on the vine, $1.99/lb

Strawberries, 16 oz, $2.00

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Pet Food:

Harris Teeter Your Pet dog biscuits, 26 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

LF: Paws cat food, 3.15 lb, $2.50

Lowes Foods tall kitchen bags, select, 22 – 26 count, $3

LF: Kibbles n Bits dog food, 15 – 16 lb, $10.99 – possible coupon in 7/26 SS


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  • ascherer Jul 25, 2015

    I can do that. I really appreciate you adding the pet best deals back in.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jul 25, 2015

    ascherer - I do love that HT cheese deal! And please give the cats a pet from me.

  • ascherer Jul 25, 2015

    Faye - My fridge and I say thank you for the HT cheese deal. I was down to critical low on cheese. My furry kids say thanks on the cat food deal. =^-.-^=

  • jdouglas13 Jul 24, 2015

    Thanks for your hard work on this. I know it takes a ridiculous number of hours to pull all this together, and to do it every week is a big deal. Hopefully everyone who has been asking about it realizes that and is appreciative too.