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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted January 7

Just the Basics

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

I am very happy to see a good sale on eggs this week!

The big news this week is that Harris Teeter is offering their awesome Super Doubles promotion! You can see the full list of deals at the link to the left.

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Dollar General deals are valid through, January 9, 2016. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

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

DG: Clover Valley 100% whole wheat bread, 20 oz, $1.35

FL: Arnold sandwich thins, BOGO for $1.99 each - .55/1 coupon from 1/3 SS

HT: Arnold Italian bread, select, 20 oz, $1.99 - .55/1 coupons from 1/3 and 10/18 SS (DND) = .89 (if coupon doubles)

HT: Mission tortillas, select, $2.29 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.19

HT: Harris Teeter English Muffins, 6 count, BOGO for $1.49 each

Kroger: Kroger buns, 8 count, $1.00

Kroger: Arnold bread, select or sandwich thins, $2.99 - $1 discount and .55/1 coupons from 1/3 SS and 10/18 SS (part of Buy 5 Get $5 off promo)

LF: Toufayan pita, 6 count, BOGO for $1.24 each

LF: Arnold bread, select, 24 oz, BOGO for $2.15 each - .55/1 coupons from 1/3 SS and 10/18 SS

DAIRY & FROZEN

FL: Borden American cheese singles, 12 oz, $2.50 - $1 coupon from 12/6 SS = $1.50

HT: E-Vic deal: Kraft Cheese - $2.27 (Sale price is $2.50 after first 2)

Coupon: .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

HT coupon: .75 Harris Teeter digital coupon (if you got it – I did not)

Catalina: There is also a Catalina register coupon deal valid through 1/26/16: Buy 3 and get $1.50 register coupon, Buy 4 and get a $2 register coupon, Buy 5 or more and get a $2.50 register coupon to use on your next transaction.

Scenarios:

Total for 3 (2 at e-Vic price and 1 at sale price) after 3 of the .75/1 coupons, .75/2 HT digital coupon = 3 for $1.79 (.59 each!) - and get back $1.50 Catalina register coupon

Total for 3 (2 at e-Vic price and 1 at sale price) after 3 of the .75/1 coupons = 3 for $2.54 and get back $1.50 Catalina coupon

Total for 3 (at $2.50 sale price) after 3 of the .75/1 coupons = 3 for $3 (and get back $1.50 Catalina register coupon)

HT: Harris Teeter frozen vegetables, 12 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, $1.00

LF: Kraft shredded or chunk cheese, 5.8 – 9.6 oz

Sale: $2

Coupons: $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently, .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

Catalina: There is also a Catalina register coupon deal valid through 1/26/16: Buy 3 and get $1.50 register coupon, Buy 4 and get a $2 register coupon, Buy 5 or more and get a $2.50 register coupon to use on your next transaction.

Total at the register if you have 3 of the .75/1 coupons = $1.50 and get a $1.50 coupon at the register after the transaction to use on your next purchase (makes them all free after reward)

Total at the register for 4 after 2 of the $1/2 coupons = 4 for $6 and then get back a $2 Catalina register coupon to use on your next transaction ($1 each after reward)

DRINKS

DG: Orange Juice, ½ gallon, $2.00

LF: Lowes Foods orange juice, 1 gallon, $3.49 - .50/1 ibotta cash back offer = $2.99

MILK

CVS: Milk, 1 gallon, $3.59

HT: Highland Crest milk, 1 gallon, $2.99

Kroger: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.50

LF: Better Valu milk, 1 gallon, $2.99

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

EGGS

HT: Harris Teeter eggs, 1 dozen, $1.50 – very good price

HT: Eggland's Best eggs, 12 count, $2.99 - .50/1 coupon from 11/1 SS = $1.99

LF: Eggland’s Best eggs, 1 dozen, Grade A Extra Large eggs, $2.79 - .50/1 coupon from 11/1 SS = $1.79

MEAT

Aldi

Half pork loin, $1.78/lb

Kirkwood fresh chicken thighs, $1.19/lb

Kirkwood Never Any fresh whole chicken, $1.49/lb

Kirkwood Never Any Apple Maple Chicken Breakfast sausage, 8 oz, $2.99

Appleton Farms lower sodium bacon, 16 oz, $3.89

Jennie-O turkey burgers, 48 oz, $6.79

Food Lion

Food Lion boneless chicken breast, value pack, $1.99/lb

Center cut pork chops, bone-in, $2.59/lb

Inland Market cod fillets, 10 oz, $3.69

Chuck roast, boneless, $3.99/lb

Nature’s Place 94% lean ground turkey, 16 oz, $4.49

Nature’s Place 86% lean ground beef, $4.99/lb

Top sirloin steaks, boneless, $5.99/lb (every day price)

Nature’s Place Angus Beef chuck roast, $5.99/lb

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, $6.99

Nature’s Place chicken breast fillets or tenders, 28 oz, $7.99

Gwaltney roll sausage, 16 oz, $1.99

Ball Park beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, $2.99

Harris Teeter

Butterball bacon, 12 oz, $2.50 - .55/1 coupon from 1/3 SS (DND) or .55/1 printable coupon = $1.40

Harris Teeter boneless chicken breast, small pack, Buy 2 Get 3 Free = $1.99/lb (same price as the fresh meat case every day)

Plainville Farms 94% lean ground turkey, 16 oz, $3.50

Turkey breast tenderloin roast, 1.87 lb package, BOGO

Boneless center cut pork chops or roast, BOGO

Boneless top round London Broil or roast, BOGO

Opah steaks, $4.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, $5.99/lb

EZ Peel shrimp, 2 lb bag, Buy 2 Get 3 Free

Butterball turkey sausage or kielbasa, 13 oz

Sale: BOGO for $1.74

Coupon: .75/1 printable coupon from butterball.com, .55/1 coupon from 1/3 SS

Total after .75 coupon = .24

Steak-umm sandwich steaks, 9 oz, BOGO For $2.24 each

Perdue Short Cuts, 9 oz, BOGO for $2.32 each

Ball Park beef franks, select, 15 oz, BOGO for $2.99 each

Oscar Mayer bacon, select, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $3.99 each

Kroger

Tyson split chicken breasts, drums, or thighs, .99/lb – good deal

Gunno’s spareribs, .99/lb

Cumberland Gap whole semi-boneless ham, $1.49/lb

Pork Boston Butt, bone-in, $1.69/lb

Simple Truth natural ground turkey, 93% lean, 16 oz, $3.99

Cubed steak, or beef stew, $4.99/lb

Atlantic salmon fillets, $5.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, $5.99/lb

Mahi Mahi fillets, $5.99/lb

Ribete steaks, bone-in, $6.99/lb

Sirloin tip roast, top, bottom or eye of round roast, 33% off

Simple Truth breakfast sausage, 12 oz, $2.99

Gwaltney bacon, 12 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

25% off meat and seafood sale: Must make a minimum of $10 purchase with rewards card. Exludes fresh cut meat from deli.

Whole sirloin tip, boneless, $2.97/lb after 25% discount

Fresh tilapia fillets, $5.97/lb after 25% discount

WG: Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz, $1.29 - .55/1 printable coupon = .74

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

CVS: Bumble Bee chunk white tuna, chicken in water 5 oz can or light tuna in water pouch 2.5 oz, .88

DG: Peter Pan peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.50

HT: Mueller's pasta, elbows, 8 oz, .80 each - $1/2 coupon from Smartsource.com, or Hopster.com or 1/3 SS = 2 for FREE!

HT: Kellogg’s cereals, select kid’s varieties and Special K

Sale: $2.50

Coupon: $1/1 printable coupon from KelloggsFamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from KelloggsFamilyrewards.com in the coupons tab, $1/2 coupon from 12/13 RP, $1/2 Froot Loops and Special K coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Total after $1/1 coupon = .50

Kroger: Kellogg’s cereals, select

Sale: $2.49 - $1 discount (part of Buy 5 get $5 promo)

Coupon: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.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

RA: Up to $4 off a gallon of milk with the purchase of 4 Kellogg’s cereals 8.4 oz or larger

Cereal Sale: $1.97

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/2 coupon from 12/13 RP, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab

Total after $1 coupon = .97

PRODUCE

Aldi

Bananas, .29/lb

Mangos, .79 each

Bartlett pears, 2 lb bag, .79

Lemons, 2 lb bag, .99/lb

Organic apples, 3 lb bag, $1.29/lb

Little salad bar salads, various, 5 - 12 oz, $1.49

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.79

Simply Nature organic arugula, 5 oz bag, $1.99

Mandarins, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Food Lion

Kale, .79 per bunch

Russet and sweet potatoes, .89/lb

Food Lion carrots, 2 lb bag, .97

Red onions, .99/lb

Anjou pears, $1.29/b – 20% Savingstar cash back offer through 1/11/16

Red, Green or romaine lettuce, $1.29/bunch

Red, yellow or orange single pepper, $1.29 each

Fresh Express flat spinach, 8 oz bag, $1.99

Fresh Express Salad blends, select, 9 – 11 oz, $2.00

Cantaloupe, $2.50

Red grapefruit, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Honeydew melon, $2.99 each

Harris Teeter

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Minneola Tangelos, .80 each

Mangoes, $1 each

Purple eggplant, $1.29/lb

Broccoli, bunch, $1.49 each

Fuji apples, $1.49/lb

Navel oranges, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Curly spinach, $1.99/bag

Fresh Express salads, select, 5 – 9 oz, BOGO for $1.84 - $1.99 each

Organic avocados, $2.00

Organic russet potatoes, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.29

Clementines, 5 lb box, BOGO for $3.99 each

Starfruit, BOGO

Kroger

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

Mangos, .99 each

Hass avocados, .99 each

Cara Cara oranges, .99 each

Organic green kale, $1.49/bunch

Simple Truth organic mini peeled carrots, 16 oz, $1.49

Kiwi, 1 lb, $1.99

Jazz or Ambrosia apples, $1.99/lb

Fresh Selections or Dole salad blends, select, $2.50

Strawberries, 16 oz, $2.99

Blueberries, pint, $2.99

Raspberries and blackberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Simple Truth organic salad, 5 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

Idaho Russet Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.47 (only valid 1/8 – 1/10)

Lemons, 2 for $1

Green cabbage, .59/lb

Kiwi, .75 each

Yellow onions, .79/lb

Organic bananas, .79/lb

Baking potatoes, .88/lb

Small red potatoes, .99/lb

Macoun apples from NY, .99/lb

Organic yellow onions, $1.19/lb

Organic Hass avocados, $1.50

Fresh Express spinach, 8 oz, $1.98

Clementines, sweet seedless, 5 lb, $4.99

PET FOOD

DG: Alpo dry dog food, select, 14 lb, $7.50

DG: Kit & Kaboodle dry cat food, 12.1 lb bag, $8.50

FL: Alpo dry dog food, select, 16 lb bag, $8.19

HT: HT yourpet dog food, 17.6 lb bag, $7.99

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  • EI bound Jan 7, 2016

    Faye, actually the lemons are 99 cents a pound, 1.98 for the 2lb bag, got 2 bags yesterday and they were big and juicy,

  • EI bound Jan 7, 2016

    Cary

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jan 7, 2016

    EI bound - such a great deal! Which Aldi?

  • EI bound Jan 7, 2016

    I bought a gallon of milk at aldi's yesterday for 2.05....It has been that price for a week now, but who knows how much longer that price will hold up.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jan 7, 2016

    skisx3 - thanks! Not sure how I missed that when doing the list. Soooooo many deals this week! :-)

  • skisx3 Jan 7, 2016

    Kroger has their gallons of milk on sale for $2.50