How I Saved 65% on Groceries This Week & You Can Too

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weekly grocery shopping trip savings

 

I am so excited to get back to couponing, I mean really couponing, actually couponing at a store other than BJ’s! I literally have only been shopping BJ’s and Target all summer. Not that you can’t get amazing deals at the club. But many of us agree the produce isn’t as great and sometimes with a little bit of effort your local grocery store that doubles coupons will give you a better deal.  Giving every dollar a name

It is important to give every dollar a name when you are budgeting or trying to save money.  We are frugal by nature and it now comes second nature to think three times about every dollar I spend, but sometimes you just need a break from couponing.

 

If you are new to couponing be sure to check out the Beginners page here.

 

This little trip at Tops Markets should last us the next 6-7 days. The milk probably won’t depends on if the kids are eating cereal this week- which for school I try my best to get them to eat eggs.  I already have my freezer stocked full of chicken ( we raise our own, Beef, and fish) I always have my pantry filled with these items so that each week I only need to grab snacks, produce, dairy and a protein. It makes it much easier when you can shop from your pantry first when saving money on groceries.

If you are struggling with how to meal plan I highly recommend this Meal Planning App. 

I BOUGHT: 

2 Kellogg’s Nutri Grain Bars $4 or $2 each
Used two $1.00/1 bars printable coupon here ( requires 850 points each through Kellogg’s Family Rewards) Sign up here to get 200 bonus points OR
Use the $0.50/2 printable coupon which will double to a $1.
Final Price: $1 each

2 Hellmann’s Mayonaise $5.98 or $2.99 each
Used the $1.00/2 coupon from 8/27 RP
Final Price: $4.98

 3 Strawberries and 2 Raspberries- Buy 3 Get 2 Free  $9.98

 

2 Cracker Barrell Cheese Buy 1 Get 1 Free – $4.99- Part of buy 6 items get 200 gas points

Save $0.75 on any OSCAR MAYER Natural Cold Cuts product

3 Oscar Mayer Lunch Meat- $3.33 each
Use $0.75/1 printable coupon doubled here – $1.50 off ( Best deal would to be use three of these but I used my other prints already)
Final Price: $8.49 – plus part of the buy 6 items get 200 gas points
If you use three $0.75/1 coupons you would only pay $1.83 each! 

1 Kraft Ranch Dressing $1.99- Part of Buy 6 items get 200 gas points

Earned 200 gas points which are equal to $5 off

3 Pretzel Crisps $3 each
Found $1.00/1 peelie coupons on these
Final Price: $2 each or $6

Save $0.50 when you buy FIVE CUPS any variety Yoplait Yogurt (Includes Original, Light, Light Thick & Creamy, Thick & Creamy, Whips!, ...

15 Yoplait Yogurts at $0.50 each

Used three $0.50/5 printable coupons doubled here
Final Price: $4.50 or $0.30 each

 

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1 Seedless Watermelon $3.99
Used in ad coupon to pay $2.99

 

2 Fresh Gourmet Croutons $3.00-1
Used $1.00/2 peelie coupon
Final Price: $2 or $1 each

SEARCH FOR COUPONS IN THE DATABASE HERE

Price BEFORE COUPONS AND SAVINGS: 159.09
Price I Paid: 47.73

Gas Points Received:  460

Price AFTER GAS POINTS: $37.73! That is a 65% savings on groceries!

P.S. The milk is from BJ’s so I didn’t add it into my savings but showed it because it’s all I need to buy this week for groceries. 

 

SEE ALL THE COUPON DEALS LIKE THIS AT TOPS THIS WEEK IN MY LIST HERE.

 

If you are looking to cut back on your groceries or learn how to budget I highly recommend my site here with articles on how to save and how we became debt free. 


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