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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted October 16, 2015

Just the Basics

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

The big news this week is that Harris Teeter is offering Super Doubles through Tuesday, October 20. You can see the long list of deals at the link to the left.

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through October 17, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through October 18, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through October 20 , 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!


FL: Buy 2 Borden cheese American slices, 12 oz, $2.50 each and get a free Food Lion large white eggs, 1 dozen

HT: Green Giant boxed vegetables,

Sale: $1.00 each

Coupon: .80/4 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

HT coupon: .80/4 HT digital e-Vic coupon

Total after coupon and digital coupon = .40 each – great deal

Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, $1.25

Kroger cheese, select, 6 – 8 oz, $1.88


Kroger: Kroger orange juice, 1 gallon, $2.50 – very good price


CVS: Milk, 1 gallon, $3.49

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.79


FL: Buy 2 Borden cheese American slices, 12 oz, $2.50 each and get a free Food Lion large white eggs, 1 dozen

HT: E-Vic offer: Harris Teeter eggs, 18 count, $1.97, limit 2 – very good deal these days



Sea Queen medium cooked shrimp or easy peek raw shrimp, 12 oz, $4.99

Sea Queen large cooked shrimp, select, 12 oz, $5.99

Jumbo shrimp, 12 oz, $6.99

Carlie C’s:

Pork picnic, .98/lb

Country style pork ribs, family pack, bone-in, $1.68/lb

Assorted pork chops, bone-in, family pack, $1.68/lb

Boneless chicken breast fillets, $1.88/lb

Center cut pork chops, fanily pack, bone-in, $2.18/lb

Trout fillets, $2.78/lb

Boneless chuck roast, $3.88/lb

Boneless sirloin steak, beef, $4.78/lb

Food Lion:

Food Lion Chicken breast, value pack, $1.99/lb

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, $3.99/lb

London Broil, $4.99/lb

Rotissserie chicken, $4.99 each (smaller size)

Inland Atlantic salmon fillet, 16 oz, $4.99

Beef cube steak, $5.49/lb

Boneless NY strip steak, value pack, $5.99/lb

Food Lion raw shrimp, 1 lb, $7.49

Bar-S meat franks, 12 oz, .89

Gwaltney roll sausage, 16 oz, $1.99

Hillshire Farm sausage links, 13.5 – 14 oz, $3.29 - .75/2 from 10/4 RP

Hormel bacon, select, 12 – 16 oz, $3.99 - .50/1 coupon from 9/13 SS

Harris Teeter:

Whole chicken fryer, .89/lb – very good deal

Harris Teeter frozen turkeys, 10 – 24 lb., limit 2, .99/lb – good price for October

Center cut pork chops, boneless, $2.50/lb

Boneless pork loin chops, $2.77/lb

Angus beef bone-in chuck roast or steak, $4.97/lb

Mahi Mahi fillets, $6.99/lb

Salmon fillets, $6.99/lb

Carolina shrimp, $6.99/lb

Hormel Always Tender pork loin, 27.2 oz, BOGO for $5.99 each - $2/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above (use zip code 77478) = $1.99

Oscar Mayer beef franks, select, 15 oz, BOGO for $2.42 each

Hillshire Farm Polska Kilebasa, 14 oz, $3.33 each - .75/2 coupon from 10/4 RP (DND)

Hormel Black Label bacon, 16 oz, BOGO for $3.99 each - .50/1 coupon from 9/13 SS = $2.99

Harris Teeter meatballs, 12 oz, $3.00

Perdue Simply Smart breaded chicken nuggets, frozen, select, 22 oz, BOGO for $4.99 each - $1.50/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above or .75/1 coupon from 8/23 RP = $3.49 each

Steak-Umm sandwich steaks, 21 oz, BOGO for $5.89 each - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above recently = $3.89

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 26 oz, $6.99 - $1.50/1 coupon from 8/30 SS = $3.99 (smaller bag is free with super doubles and coupon)


Pork chops, assorted, bone-in, value pack, $1.99/lb

Tyson boneless chicken breasts or tenders, $1.99/lb

Center cut pork chops, bone-in, value pack, $3.49

Kroger ground turkey, 16 oz, 85% lean, $3.49

Ground chuck, 80% lean, family pack, 3 lb package, $3.99 per pound

Boneless bottom round roast, $4.99/lb

Sea Best Tilapia, frozen, 2 lb bag, $5.99

Angus top sirloin steak, $5.99/lb

Catfish fillets, $5.99/lb

Extra large shrimp, 2 lb bag, $11.98 ($5.99/lb)

Kroger boneless chicken breasts, 2.5 – 3 lb frozen, $7.99

Turkey Bacon, 12 oz, $1.99 - .55/1 printable coupon

Virginia smoked sausage, 16 oz, $1.99

Gunnoe’s breakfast sausage, 16 oz, $2.99

Gunnoe’s bacon, 12 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods:

Perdue drumsticks or thighs, .89/lb

Smithfield center cut pork chops, BOGO for $2.99/lb

Beef chuck roast, $3.99/lb

Argentine raw shrimp, BOGO for $6.99/lb

Turkey Bacon, 12 oz, $2.50 - .55/1 printable coupon

Hillshire Farm polska kielbasa or smoked sausage, 14 oz, $3.29 - .75/2 coupon from 10/4 RP

Butterball ground turkey, 16 oz, $3.49 - .55/1 coupon from

Jimmy Dean sausage roll, 12 – 16 oz., $3.99 - .75/2 coupon from 10/11 RP (DND)

Sea Cuisine seafood, 8.5 – 10 oz, BOGO


Aldi: Baker’s Corner pure canned pumpkin 100%, 15 oz, .89

Carlie C’s: 5 oz can, .73

CVS: Kellogg’s Mini Wheats, Corn Pops, Special K or Frozen cereal, select

Sale: $1.99

Coupon: $1/1 coupon from when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 Special K coupon from 9/13 RP, $1/2 and $1/3 coupons from 8/30 RP (exp 10/11), various cereal coupons from in the Coupons tab

FL: Hanover beans, 15.5 oz, .79

FL: Domino sugar, 4 lb, $1.99 -.40/1 coupon from 9/13 RP

HT: Mahatma whole grain brown rice, 14 oz, $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from 9/13 RP = FREE!

HT: Mahatma Rice 5 oz, .80 each - .50/1 coupon or .75/2 coupon from 9/13 RP = FREE (with .50 coupon) or 5 cents each with .75/2 coupon!

HT: Barilla Pronto pasta, $1.50 - .75/1 coupon from 9/13 RP = FREE!

HT: Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, 14.3 – 18.7 oz, $2.50 - $1/1 coupon from when you redeem 850 reward points = .50

Kroger: Cheerios cereal, or Chex cereal, select

Sale: $1.88

Coupon: $1/2 Cheerios coupons from 9/13 SS, Smart Shopper coupons link or Kroger digital coupons, $1/2 Chex cereal coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Savingstar: $1/2 Savingstar cash back offers for both Cheerios and Chex cereal

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 28 oz, $2.99

LF: Lowes Foods green beans, corn or sweet peas, 14.5 – 15.25 oz., .60

Lowes Foods chili, kidney or great northern beans, 15 oz, .75

RA: Milk, 2%, 1 gallon, $3.39

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



Organic bananas, .69/lb

Pears, .79/lb

Organic mandarins, 3 lb package, $1.19/lb

Red grapes, 2 lb package, $1.19/lb

Honeycrisp apples, 2 lb bag, $1.49

Pears, 2 lb package, $1.58

SimplyNature Organic baby spinach, 5 oz bag, $2.49

Pumpkins, $2.99

Carlie C’s:

Kiwi fruit, .59 each

Sweet potatoes, NC grown, .59/lb

Sweet onions, .89/lb

Fresh Express romaine, or Green & Crisp salad, select, $1.99

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.79/lb

Food Lion:

Cucumbers, .69 each

Roma tomatoes, .99/lb

White onions, .99/lb

Food Lion single packages pepper

Hass Avocados, $1.29

Broccoli Crowns, $1.59/lb

Dole salad mix, 9 – 12 oz, $2

Honey Crisp Apples, $2.49/lb

Organic baby peeled carrots,1 lb, $1.49

Organic green grapes, $2.29/lb

McIntosh or Gala apples, in tote bags, .69/lb – very good price

Tangerines, 3 lb bag, BOGO for $1.99 each

Food Lion russet potatoes, 10 lb bag, BOGO for $2.74 each – very good price

Harris Teeter:

Cucumbers, .69 each

Sweet potatoes, .89/lb

Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.79

Fresh Express salads, select, $2.00

Organic Fuji or Braeburn apples, $2.49/lb

Flat leaf spinach, 8 oz, $2.50

Honey Crisp apples, $2.99/lb

Carving pumpkins, jumbo, $4.00


Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, .99

Acorn, butternut or spaghetti squash, .99/lb

Sweet potatoes, NC grown, .99/lb

Gala, Fuji, Braeburn, Jonagold apples, .99/lb

Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Hass avocados, .99 each

Yellow onions, .99/lb

Simple Truth organic mini carrots, 16 oz, $1.50

Red, white or black seedless grapes, $1.77/lb

Simple Truth organic russet potatoes, $1.99/lb

Organic honeycrisp apples, $2.99/lb

Pumpkins, medium or large, BOGO

Lowes Foods:

Russet baking potatoes, .88/lb

Creamy red potatoes, .99/lb

Green snap beans, BOGO for $1/lb.

Red tomatoes on the vine, $1.48/lb

Celery, $1.69 per bunch

Roma tomatoes, $1.69/lb

Fresh Express spinach, 8 oz, $1.98

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $1.99

Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb, $2.00

Organic white mushrooms, $2.50

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