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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted October 1, 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 October 3, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through October 4, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through October 6, 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

HT: Arnold bread, select wide pan, 24 oz, BOGO for $2.14 each - .55/1 coupon from 8/23 RP (DND) = $1.04 (if coupon doubles)

HT: French bread from the bakery, 13 oz, $1.49

Kroger: Thomas’ English Muffins, or bagels, 12 – 20 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

DAIRY & FROZEN

HT: Harris Teeter shredded cheese, 8 oz, 5 for $6 ($1.20 each – great deal!)

Kroger: Kroger cheese, 8 oz shredded, 6 oz slices or 16 count singles, $1.88 (Harris Teeter has 8 oz shredded cheese for $1.20 this week)

DRINKS

HT: E-vic deal: Simply Orange Juice, 59 oz, $1.97, limit 2

HT: Tetley tea, 24 count, family size bafs, BOGO for $1.29 each - .75/1 coupon from 8/2 SS (exp 10/2) = FREE!

WG: Nice orange juice, 59 oz, $1.99

Milk:

Carlie C’s: IGA milk, 1 gallon, $2.88

CVS: Milk, 1 gallon, $3.59

EGGS

No egg deals in the ads. Please share any you find.

MEAT

Carlie C’s:

Fresh fryer leg quarters, 10 lb bag, $3.80 (.38/lb)

Pork picnic, .98/lb

Pork spare ribs, family pack, $1.98

Fresh ground beef, family pack, $2.48/lb

Whiting fillets, $2.88/lb

Carolina Bright Leaf Smoked Sausage, 16 oz, $2.50

Bryan smoked sausage, 14 oz, $2.50

Carolina Pride sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Armour beef hot dogs, 12 oz, $2.69

Carlie C’s country sausage, $3.28/lb

Food Lion:

Inland Market tilapia fillet, 10 oz, $2.99

Ground chuck, 80% lean, value pack, $3.49/lb.

Pork chops, boneless center cut, $3.49/lb

Beef chuck roast, boneless, $4.99

Food Lion jumbo raw shrimp, 16 oz, $7.99

Naure’s Place meat & seafood, all varieties, 25% off

Smithfield sliced bacon, 16 oz, $3.49

Harris Teeter:

Ground chuck, 80% lean, $2.88/lb

Smithfield pork baby back ribs, BOGO For $3.14/lb

Snow crab clusters, $5.99/lb

NY strip steak or Steakhouse roast, $6.99/lb

Ball Park meat franks, 12 – 16 oz, 5 for $8 ($1.60 each – good price)

HT Fresh Foods Market pre-packaged cheese and meat, 6 – 8 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free

Regular price is $5.49

Sale: $2.19 each when you buy 5

Johnsonville breakfast links, 12 oz, $3.33 - $1 coupon from 9/13 SS = $2.33

Land O Frost Simply Delicious lunch meat, 13 oz, $3.99 - .75/1 coupon from 8/2 SS = $2.49

Kroger:

Tyson boneless chicken breasts, $1.88/lb – good price

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

Pork shoulder or pork spareribs, $1.99/lb

Boneless center cut pork chops, value pack, $3.49

Whole boneless strip beef loin, $5.99/lb

Extra large white shrimp, $5.99/lb (sold in 2 lb bag for $11.98)

Sea Best Tilapia, 2 lb bag, $5.99

Salmon fillets, $6.99/lb

Kroger breakfast sausage or smoked sausage, 12 – 16 oz., $1.99

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

Roasted chicken, 2 lb in the deli, $4.99

Lowes Foods:

Sonoma Grille spiral hams, pumpkin glaze or apple cinnamon, $2.99/lb

Perdue boneless skinless chicken breasts or tenders, BOGO for $3.00

Smithfield boneless pork chops, BOGO for $3/lb

Smithfield boneless stuffed pork roast or chops, BOGO for $3.25/lb

Boneless beef eye of round roast, BOGO for $3.99/lb

Smithfield pork tenderloin, $3.99/lb

80% lean fine ground beef, 2 lb package, $3.99/lb

Raw Argentine shrimp, BOGO for $6.99/lb

Catfish fillets, $6.99/lb

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 14 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - $1.50 coupon from 8/30 SS = .49

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

Land O Frost Simply Delicious lunch meat, 13 oz, $4.49 - .75/1 coupon from 8/2 SS = $2.99

Gorton’s seafood, select fillets, and fish sticks, BOGO for $3.59 - $3.99 each

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

CVS: Bumble Bee tuna, select, 2.5 pouches and 5 oz, cans, .88 - .55/2 pouches coupon in stores on display recently

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

CVS: General Mills cereals, select

Sale: $1.99

Coupons: $1/2 Cheerios coupon from 9/13 SS, $1/3 cereal coupon possibly in 9/27 SS, various Reese’s and Kix coupons from Pillsbury.com

Savingstar: .50/1 Savingstar.com cash back offers for $1/2 Cheerios

DG: Clover Valley canned veggies, select, 14.5 – 15.25 oz, 2 for $1

DG: Kellogg’s cereals, select

Sale: 3 for $6 (must buy 3 to get sale)

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/2 Frosted Mini Wheats coupon from 8/30 RP, $1/2 various Kellogg’s cereal coupons from 8/30 RP, various coupons on Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab

DG: Jif peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.95

FL: Progresso soup, 18.5 – 19 oz, select

Sale: $1.00

Coupon: .50/2 coupon from 9/13 SS, $1/3 coupons from Food Lion digital coupons or progresso.com

Savingstar: $1/3 Savingstar cash back offer (exp. 9/30)

Total at register when you buy 3 and use $1/3 coupon = .66 each

FL: Food Lion canned beans, 15 oz, .72

FL: 3-day sale (Fri – Sun) General Mills Cheerios or Honey Nut Cheerios cereal, 12 – 14 oz

Sale: $1.79

Coupon: $1/2 coupon from 9/13 SS or Food Lion digital coupons, $1/3 GM cereals coupon from 9/27 SS

Savingstar: $1/2 Savingstar cash back offer

Total at register after $1/2 coupon = $1.29 each

FL: Domino sugar, 4 lb, $1.99 - .40/1 coupon from 9/13 RP or .75/2 coupon from Smartsource.com recently

HT: Mueller’s pasta, select spaghetti and elbow macaroni, 16 oz, BOGO for .94 each - .55/1 printable coupon from Hopster.com = FREE! (you can print the coupon 2 times)

HT: Mahatma rice mix, 5 oz, $1 - .50/1 coupon from 9/13 RP= FREE!

HT: Harris Teeter canned veggies, select, .60 each

HT: Progresso Classics soup, 18.5 – 19 oz, select

Sale: $1.00

Coupon: .50/2 coupon from 9/13 SS, $1/3 coupons from Lowes Foods digital coupons or progresso.com

Savingstar: $1/3 Savingstar cash back offer (exp. 9/30)

Total at register when you buy 3 and use $1/3 coupon = .66 each

Kroger: Buy any 4 select Kellogg’s or Post cereals for 4 for $8 and get a FREE gallon of milk (or ½ gallon of organic milk)

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/2 Frosted Mini Wheats coupon from 8/30 RP, $1/3 various Kellogg’s cereal coupons from 8/30 RP, various coupons on Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1/3 coupon for Special K cereals from 9/13 RP (if included)

WG: Bumble Bee chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .79 with in-ad coupon

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Baby Bella mushrooms, 8 oz, .99

Sweet onions, 2 lb package, .98 (.49/lb)

Green peppers, 20 oz package, $1.19

Sweet potatoes, 3 lb bag, $1.47 (.49/lb)

Pumpkins, $2.99 each

Carlie C’s:

Limes, .33 each

Yellow squash from NC, .99/lb

Fresh Express salads, 12 oz, $1.79 each

Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.89

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.79 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Fresh shredded collard greens, 2 lb bag, $3.99

Food Lion:

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Lemons, .69 each

Roma tomatoes, .99/lb

Dole iceberg lettuce, 12 oz, $1.29

Bellafina sweet baby bell peppers, 3 count, $1.29

Yellow or zucchini squash, $1.39/lb

Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.49

Red, green or romaine lettuce, $1.49 each

Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.59

Green seedless grapes, $1.59/lb

California peaches, $1.59/lb

Food Lion white potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Harris Teeter:

Red seedless grapes, .88/lb – great deal!

Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

Large celery, .99 per bunch

Purple eggplant, .99/lb

Spinach, $1.49 per bunch

Red bell peppers, $1.50 each

Fresh Express hearts of romaine, 9 oz, $1.99

HT Farmers Market White Potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $1.99 each - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Earthbound Farm Organic Spring Mix or Spinach, 5 oz, $2.00

Grape tomatoes, pint, $2.50

Farmer’s Market Organic Romaine Hearts, 3 count, $2.99

Navel oranges, seedless, 3 lb bag, $3.99

Kroger:

Green bell peppers, .79 each

Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Acorn, Butternut, Spaghetti Squash, .99/lb

English cucumbers, .99 each

Hass avocados, .99 each

Broccoli crowns, .99/lb

Roma tomatoes, .99/lb

Eggplant, .99/lb

Red, yellow or orange bell peppers, $1.00 each

Red, white or black seedless grapes, $1.28/lb

White mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.79

Organic white, red or black seedless grapes, $2.49/lb

Organic honeycrisp apples, $2.99/lb

Simple Truth Organic Salads, select, 5 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods:

Navel oranges, .79 each

Acorn or butternut squash, .88/lb

Russet baking potatoes, .88/lb - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Pumpkin pies, .99/lb

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

Organic cut & peeled carrots, 1 lb, $1.68/lb - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Organic Granny Smith or ed Delicious apples, $1.79/lb

Fresh Express baby spinach, 8 oz, $1.98

Fresh Express baby spinach or Spring mix, 5 oz., BOGO for $1.99 each

White Potatoes, 5 lb, BOGO for $1.99 each - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

Onions, 3 lb, BOGO for $1.99 each

Honeycrisp apples, $2.49/lb


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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Oct 1, 2015

    Ascherer - they are on the list but I forgot to put the Kroger heading in bold so it looked like the Kroger meat deals were part of the HT meat list. Thanks for the heads up. I just fixed it. :-)

  • ascherer Oct 1, 2015

    Faye - Did Kroger not have any meat deals this week?