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Just the Basics best deals 5/2

Here's a list of good prices for the basics at our various grocery and drug stores for this week including milk, meat, dairy, produce, coupon items, and more. Please add any other great deals on basics that you find!

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Faye Prosser

 

Here is your weekly list of good sale prices for the basics at our various grocery & drug stores including milk, meat, produce, coupon items & more. This list includes deals from the sales ads, with a few regular priced items included.

Kroger, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens deals are valid through 5/5.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion and Aldi deals are valid through 5/8.

Abbreviations used below include:

HT = Harris Teeter
LF = Lowes Foods
FL = Food Lion
RA = Rite Aid

WG = Walgreens

Please post any other favorite basics deals in the comments section below!

Milk

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 – a good price, limit 2


Bread

HT: Harris Teeter thin sandwich bread or old fashioned bread, 20 – 24 oz., .87

HT: Mission Tortillas, $1.99 - $1 coupon from 4/29 SS = .99

HT: Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse bread, 24 oz., BOGO for $1.99 – $1/2 coupon from 4/29 and 3/25 SS inserts = $1.49 each

LF: Bolillo rolls, 6 count, BOGO for $1.25

LF: Merita old fashioned or Wonder bread, 20 oz., BOGO for $1.30


Eggs

Kroger eggs, 18 count, $1.77 (same as paying $1.18 per dozen)

WG: Eggs, 1 dozen, $1.29


Produce

ALDI: Avocados, .49 each

ALDI: Roma tomatoes, .69 per 20 oz package!

ALDI: Green peppers, .99 per 3-pack! (can you say Stuffed Peppers?!)

ALDI: Vidalia onions, .69 per 2 lb bag!

ALDI: Iceberg lettuce, .49 each

ALDI: Mangoes, .49 each

FL: Sweet corn, 4 for $1

FL: Cabbage, .39/lb

FL: Red grapefruit, .59 each

FL: Mangoes, .89 each

FL: Zucchini or yellow squash, $1.29/lb

FL: Tomatoes, vine ripe, $1.49/lb

FL: Strawberries, 1 lb , $1.66

FL: Vidalia onions, 5 lb bag, BOGO

HT: Lemons, 2 for $1

HT: Cucumbers, .79

Kroger: Anjou pears, .69/lb

Kroger: Sweet inions, .69/lb

Kroger: Mangoes, 2 for $1 (a good deal)

Kroger: Tomatoes, .99/lb

Kroger: Apples (cameo, granny smith, red delicious) .99/lb

Kroger: Bell peppers, red, yellow, orange, $1 each

LF: Vidalia onions, .67/lb

LF: Roma tomatoes, .97/lb


Meat

ALDI: Ground beef patties, 85/15, 3 lb bag, $8.99

ALDI: Parkview super dogs, twenty 1/4 lb hot dogs, $5.99

ALDI: Parkview Classic Cheese Dogs, 16 oz., $1.99

ALDI: Fit & Active turkey franks, 16 oz., $1.29

FL: Whole Boston Butt, $1.59/lb

FL: Country Style pork ribs, value pack, $1.79/lb

FL: Holly Farms chicken breasts, boneless, $1.99/lb

FL: Top round London Broil, $2.79/lb (a decent price these days)

HT: Chicken leg quarters, value pack, .69/lb

Kroger: Boneless pork loin, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Ball Park Franks, select varieties, 16 oz. (excludes beef & cheese), 2 for $3 - .75/2 coupon from 4/15 SS = $1.13 each

LF: Sanderson Farms boneless chicken breast, value pack, $1.99/lb – a good price

LF: Eye of round roast, boneless beef, $2.99/lb (a pretty good price for boneless eye of round. We like it cooked in the slow cooker with veggies!)

LF: Oscar Mayer bacon, 12 – 16 oz., BOGO for $3.00

LF: Philly-Gourmet turkey patties, 32 oz BOGO for $4.50 ($2.25/lb)

LF: Hillshire Farms smoked sausage, 13 – 14 oz., $3.50 - .55/1 coupon from 3/25 RP = $2.40

 

Dairy & Frozen

ALDI: Belmont sherbet, 48 oz, $1.99

FL: My Essentials sour cream, 16 oz., $1.57

HT: Harris Teeter sour cream, 16 oz., $1.50

HT: Philadelphia cream cheese light or Indulgence milk chocolate, 8 oz., 3 for $5 ($1.67 each)

 

Misc. Grocery

ALDI: Ice cream cones, .99

FL: Hunt’s Ketchup $1 each - $1.00 off 5 coupon from the kiosk = 5 for $4 (.80)

FL: My Essentials Mustard, 16 oz., .81

FL: My Essentials pasta sauce, 26 – 26.5 oz., .99

HT: Quaker Real Medleys
Sale: $1.99
Coupon: .50/1 from 4/29 RP
E-Vic coupon: .50/1 e-Vic digital coupon (also known as a ZVR)

Total after coupon and ZVR = .49

HT: Pace Picante sauce or salsa, 16 oz., $2 - .40/2 coupon from 4/29 SS = $1.60 each

LF: Big G General Mills Cereals: Buy any 4 selected Big G cereals in a single transaction and get .10 per gallon Bonus Fuel Rewards, cereals pictured in ad include Reese’s Puffs, various Cheerios (including Multi-grain), Fiber One, Chex, Total, Lucky Charms, Cookie Crisp
Sale: 4 for $10
Coupons: .60/1 Reese’s coupon, .60/1 Cheerios (regular yellow box) and $1.10/2 coupon for various Big G cereals from Pillsbury.com HERE , $1/3 coupon from 4/22 SS

Total for 4 boxes with 2 Reese’s coupons and 2 Cheerios coupons = $5.20 ($1.30 each box) AND you earn 10-cents off per gallon on gas

LF: Grande tortilla chips, 10 oz., BOGO for $1.50 - .75/1 coupon from 4/15 SS = FREE!

Lowes Foods tomato sauce, 8 oz., .39

Lowes Foods applesauce cups, 6 count, $1.50

LF: Pace salsa or picante sauce, 16 oz., $2 each - .40/1 coupon from 4/29 SS = $1.60

WG: Nice! Salt 26 oz or baking soda 16 oz, 2 for $1 with in-ad coupon

WG: Lindsay Olives 5 or 6 oz, .99


Drinks

CVS: Coke, 2 ltrs, .99, limit 5

FL: 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, 2 ltr., .99 each

HT: Coffee-mate creamers, 3 for $5 ($1.67 each) - .50 coupon from 4/29 SS = .67

Harris Teeter cola, 2 ltr, .97

Kroger: Pepsi, 12 oz cans, 24 pack, $5.99 - $2 off 2 coupon from 4/29 PepsiCo insert AND store instant discount of $2 off 2 = $3.99 per 24 pack (same as $2 per 12-pack, a good deal for Pepsi)

LF: Pizzazz soft drinks, 2 ltr, .79 each

LF: Pepsi products, 12 oz cans and 6-pack bottles
Sale: Buy 2 Get 3 Free
Total for 5 of the 6-packs = $8.98 ($1.80 each)

Total for 5 of the 12-packs = $11.58 ($2.32 each)

RA: Simplify store brand soda, 2 ltr, .89

WG: Starbucks Refreshers, 12 oz., $1.49 – FREE produce coupon from 4/29 Pepsico insert = FREE!


Non-Food
CVS: Colgate toothpaste, MaxClean, SmartFoam, MaxWhite or MaxFresh6 oz.
Sale: $2.99
ECB: $2.49 Extrabucks reward
Coupon: .50 cupon from 4/29 SS

Total after coupon and ECB = FREE!

CVS: Xtra laundry detergent, 28 loads, $1.99

CVS: CVS jumbo pack diapers or training pants, $6.99 - $2 Extrabucks reward = $4.99

FL: My Essentials jumbo diapers, 23 – 36 count, $4.99

RA: St. Joseph Aspirin, 36 count, Carmex lip balm, Solonpas hot patch, 2 for $2 - $1 +UP when you buy 2 = .50 each

WG: U by Kotex tampons, 18 count
Sale: $3.99
RR: $3 Register Rewards
Coupon: $1 coupon from 3/25 SS

Total after coupon and RR = FREE!


Pet Care

Kroger: Old Yeller dog food, 44.1 lb bag, $14.99

LF: Paws cat food, cans, 10 for $5

LF: Paws cat litter, 20 lb., $2.99

LF: Paws dog biscuits, 26 oz., BOGO for $1.45

 

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