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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted December 31, 2015

Just the Basics

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

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through January 2, 2016. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi and Kroger deals are valid January 5, 2016. 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: Italian bread from the bakery, $1.50

FL: Thomas’ English muffins, 6 pack, BOGO for $2.15 each

HT: Arnold bread, Italian, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - .55/1 coupon from 10/18 SS (DND coupon)

Kroger: Arnold bread or sandwich thins, select, $2.99 - $1 discount (when you buy 5 participating items) and .55/1 bread coupon from 10/18 SS

Kroger bread, 20 oz or buns, 8 count, $1.25

LF: Lowes Foods 100% whole wheat bread, 20 oz, $1.50

DAIRY & FROZEN

Aldi: Happy Farms cream cheese, 8 oz, .89

FL: Food Lion shredded or chunk cheese, 16 oz, $3.50

FL: PictSweet vegetables, 8 – 10 oz, $1.25

HT: Daisy sour cream, 16 oz, $2 - .50/1 coupon from 11/15 SS = $1.00

HT: Alouette spreadable cheese, various, 6.5 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (regular price is $5.49)

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above (use zip 98408 or 89014), $1/1 printable coupon

Total after 3 coupons (2 from coupons.com and 1 from their website) = $1.59 each (even better price if you have more coupons)

HT: Harris Teeter string cheese, 10 oz, BOGO for $2.14 each

HT: Birds eye vegetables, 14 – 16 oz select, BOGO for $1.34 each

LF: Lowes Foods blackeye peas or collard greens, 16 oz frozen, .99

DRINKS

FL: V8 Veggie Blends, V-Fusion, or Vegetable juice, 46 oz,

Sale: Buy 2 for $2.50 each and get 1 Free

Coupon: $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Total for 3 after 1 coupon and 1 free promotion = 3 for $4

FL: Maxwell House ground coffee, 10.5 – 11.5 oz, $2.99 - .50 Food Lion coupon from the kiosk = $2.49

FL: Starbucks coffee 10 count k-cups or 12 oz bags

Sale: $6.49

Coupons: $2/2 K-cups coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above or Food Lion digital coupon, .75/1 K-Cups coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above or Food Lion digital coupon

Ibotta: .50/1 ibotta cash back offer for any ground coffee, 6 oz or more

HT: Community Coffee, 12 oz, BOGO for $3.67 each - $4/2 and $1.50/1 coupons from 11/15 RP = $1.67 each with $4/2 coupon

Kroger: Tropicana or Trop50 juice, 59 oz, $2.99 - $1 discount (when you buy 5 participating items) And $1 printable coupon = .99 – great deal

Kroger: V-Fusion, or V8 Vegetable juice, 46 oz,

Sale: $2.99 - $1 discount (when you buy 5 participating items)

Coupon: $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

MILK

CVS: Milk, 1 gallon, $3.59

Kroger: Kroger milk, ½ gallon, $1.25 – great deal! (same as paying $2.50 for a gallon!)

Kroger: Simple Truth almondmilk, coconutmilk or soymilk, ½ gallon, $2.50

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

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.79, limit 2

MEAT

Food Lion

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, BOGO for $5.49 each (only valid 12/31 – 1/3/16)

Food Lion cooked shrimp, 16 oz, BOGO for $7.24 each (only valid 12/31 – 1/3/16)

Boneless skinless chicen thighs, $1.99/lb

Pork tenderloin, whole fresh, $2.99/lb

Center cut, boneless pork chops, $3.49

Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, value pack, $3.99/lb

Inland market salmon fillets, 10 oz, $4.99

Beef shoulder roast, $4.99/lb

New York Strip Steak, boneless, value pack, $6.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, $6.99/lb

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

Oscar Mayer meat franks, 16 oz, $2.00

Smithfield smoked sausage, 11 – 14 oz, $2.50

Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies, 12 – 14 oz, $2.99

Smithfield baco, 16 oz, $3.99 - $1/2 coupon from 12/6 SS = $3.49 each

Rosina meatballs, 52 oz, $9.99 - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link or Food Lion digital coupon = $8.99

Harris Teeter

Fresh split chicken breasts, .99/lb – very good deal

Smithfield whole Boston Butt pork roast, $1.49/lb, limit 2

Boston Butt country style pork ribs or bone-in steaks, $1.69/lb

Hormel Always tender center cut pork loin fillet, 27.2 oz, BOGO for $5.49 each

Harris Teeter ground turkey breast, 20.8 oz, $5.99

Snow Crab clusters, $5.99/lb

North Atlantic lobster tails, 4.2 oz, $5.99

Salmon fillets, $6.99/lb

HT Fisherman’s Market raw shrimp, 32 oz, BOGO for $14.99

Jones Dairy Farm Golden Brown sausage links, 7 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - .75/2 and $1/2 coupons from Hopster.com

Tyson Grilled & Ready chicken strips, 6 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Mama Lucia Italian Meatballs, 25.6 oz, $4.47 - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons above and $1 Harris Teeter e-Vic digital coupon = $2.47

Smithfield bacon, 16 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free

Regular price: $7.99

Coupon: $1/2 coupon from 12/6 SS

Total after 2 coupons = $2.79 each

Hillshire Farm Litl Smokies, 14 oz, $3.33

Jimmy Dean sausage, 16 oz, $3.33

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 26 – 38 oz, $6.99 - $1.50 coupon from 11/22 SS = $5.49

Kroger

Jumbo white shrimp, 2 lb bag, $9.98 ($4.99/lb) (valid 12/30 – 1/2/16)

Perdue boneless chicken breasts, $1.99/lb.

Pork spareribs, $1.99/lb.

Chicken wings, $1.99/lb.

Center cut or boneless pork chops, value pack or pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Fresh ground chuck, 80% lean, 3 lb. package, $3.49/lb

Simple Truth natural boneless chicken breasts or tenders, $3.99/lb - $1 Kroger digital coupon

Kroger boneless corned beef brisket, flay cut, $3.99/lb

Lobster tails, $4.99 each

Boneless strip steaks, value pack, $5.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, 5 – 8 oz, $5.99/lb

Simple Truth raw or cooked shrimp, 16 oz, $9.99 - $1 Kroger digital coupon

Simple Truth smoked sausage, 12 oz, $3.50 - .75/1 Kroger digital coupon

Simple Truth natural ground beef, 85% lean, 16 oz, $5.99

Tilapia or catfish fillets, $5.99/lb

Gwaltney hot dogs, 16 oz, or bologna, 12 oz, $1.00

Hillshire Farm smoked sausage or smokies, $2.50

Gwaltney bacon, 12 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

Snow Crab legs, $4.97/lb (valid only 12/31/15 – 1/2/16)

Chicken drumsticks, $1.69/lb

Smithfield Boston Butt pork roast, $1.99/lb

Perdue boneless skinless chicken breast, BOGO

Smithfield boneless pork chops, family pack, $3.99/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, 3 lb roll, $11.97 ($3.99/lb)

Hormel country shoulder roast, 24 oz, $4.99 each

Atlantic salmon fillets, $6.99/lb

Raw Argentine colossal shrimp, 2 lb bag, BOGO

Live lobster, $9.98/lb

Whole boneless beef tenderloin, $10.98

Mama Lucia Meatballs, 14 – 20 oz, BOGO

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 12 – 14 oz, BOGO

Jimmy Dean sausage rolls, 12 – 16 oz, $3.99

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

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

DG: Clover Valley chunk light tuna in water, 5 oz, .75

DG: General Mills Honey Nut Cheerios, Cookie Crisp, Reese’s Puffs, Cocoa Puffs, or Cap’n Crunch, select

Sale: 3 for $6

Coupons: $1/3 coupons from 12/6 SS or 11/22 SS, $1/2 Chex cereal DG digital coupon, $1/2 Cocoa puffs coupon from Pillsbury.com

Savingstar: $1/2 Chex cereal, .50/1 Toast Crunch SavingStar.com cash back offers

DG: Clover Valley peanut butter, creamy or crunchy, 16 – 18 oz, $2.00

FL: Mueller’s pasta, 12 – 16 oz, .99 - $1/2 coupon from 11/15 SS (exp 12/31) = .49 each

FL: Food Lion tomatoes, 14.5 oz, 2 for $1

FL: Luck’s Blackeye peas, 15 oz, .69

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

Food Lion Blackeye Peas, 16 oz bag, .99

FL: Food Lion sugar, 4 lb bag, $1.89 - .50/1 ibotta cash back offer for any sugar

HT: Luck’s blackeye peas, pinto beans or black beans, 15 oz can, Buy 2 Get 3 Free = .47 each when you buy 5

HT: Chicken of the Sea tuna, 5 oz, BOGO For .49 each – great price – very good food to donate to the food bank

HT: Harris Teeter green beans, corn or peas, 14.5 – 15 oz can, .60

HT: Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, 13.5 – 18.7 oz, $2.50

Coupons: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/2 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab

HT coupon: $1/2 Harris Teeter digital coupon

Checkout51: $1/2 Checkout51 cash back offer

Kroger: Kellogg’s cereals, select (part of Buy 5 get $5 off promo)

Sale: $2.49 - $1 discount Kellogg (when you buy 5 participating items)

Coupon: $1 coupon from familyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/2 coupon for select varieties from 11/15 RP, $1/2 coupon from 12/13 RP, $1/2 Rice Krispies coupon from 11/22 RP

Total after discount and $1 coupon = .49 – great deal

Kroger: Simple Truth organic beans, 15 oz or refried beans, 16 oz, $1.00 - $1/5 Kroger digital coupon

Kroger: Kellogg’s Special K cereal, or bars, select

Sale: $1.99

Coupon: $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/2 coupon from 12/13 RP

Total after $1 coupon = .99

LF: Fiber One bars, select

Sale: $2.00

Coupons: .75/1 Fiber One bars coupon from Pillsbury.com

Total after coupon and discount = .50 – great price

LF: Margaret Holmes canned vegetables, 14.5 – 15 oz, $1.00

LF: Full Circle organic vegetable, 14.5 – 15 oz, $1.25

LF: Jif peanut butter, 15.5 – 16 oz, $2.00

RA: Jif peanut butter, 2 for $4

WG: Bumble Bee chunk light tuna, 5 oz can, .79 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

WG: Kellogg’s cereal or Pop-Tarts select, $1.99 - $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .99

PRODUCE

         

Aldi

Grapefruit, 5 lb bag, $1.95 (.39/lb)

Navel oranges, 4 lb bag, $1.96 (.49/lb)

Baby carrots, 16 oz bag, .69 – great deal

Blackberries, 6 oz, .99 – great deal

Pineapple, $1.19 each

Blueberries, 6 oz, $1.29 – very good deal

Organic grape tomatoes, pint, $1.79

Simply Nature Organic baby spinach, 5 oz, $1.99

Food Lion

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Limes, 2 for $1

Lemons, .69 each

Green peppers, .69 each

Collard Greens, .79 per bunch

Sweet onions, .99/lb

Food Lion baby carrots, 1 lb bag, .99

Braeburn or Fuji apples, $1.29/lb

Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb

Broccoli, $1.49 per bunch

Fresh Express flat spinach, 8 oz bag, $1.99 each

Flanagan Krisp Sauerkraut, 32 oz, $1.99

Baby Bella mushrooms, 8 oz, $2.00

Food Lion Gold Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Navel oranges, 8 lb bag, $4.99

Harris Teeter

Carrots, 32 oz, .97 - .50/1 ibotta cash back offer = .47

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Navel oranges, .60

Kale or Collard greens, large bunch, .99

Hass avocados, .99 each

Red Delicious, .99/lb

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

Fresh black-eyed peas, 11 oz, $1.50

Sweet Butter Salad, 6 oz, $1.99

Mushrooms, 16 oz., $2.47

Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.49 each

Blackberries, 12 oz, BOGO

Organic romaine hearts, 3 count, $2.99

Yukon Gold Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Kroger

Navel oranges, 5 for $1

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Romaine or green or red leaf lettuce, .99 each

Red potatoes, .99/lb

Hass avocados, .99 each

Mangos, .99 each

Organic green kale, $1.49/bunch

Kiwi, 1 lb package, $1.99

Mini peeled carrots, 2 lb bag, $1.99

Fresh Selections or Dole blend, 5 – 12 oz, $2.50

Blueberries, 1 pint, $2.99

Simple Truth organic tomatoes, 10 oz, $2.99

Simple Truth organic salad blends, 5 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

Hass avocados, .69 each (only valid 12/31 – 1/2/16)

Limes, .33 each

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Russet baking potatoes, 2 lbs for $1

Lemons, 2 for $1

Organic bananas, .79 each

Cara cara navel oranges, .89 each

Collard greens, .99/lb

Fresh Express salad, 9 – 11 oz, $1.50

Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, $2.50

Fresh Express organic salads, 5 oz, $2.99

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