Tuesday, January 12, 2010

$0.50 Price Point

I was hoping for more like a $5 dollar challenge but I couldn't resist a few extra sales so I ended up spending: $14.53 borrowing $10 from next week's grocery budget. Considering what I got I'm not unhappy about it:



I saved: $66.52

With the exception of the cat food all items were $0.50 or less. The right bites were on sale 2/$5.00 and I had 9 $1.00 off 1 coupons that doubled to $2.00 off. Coupons were in this Sunday's paper.

That deal wasn't on any list but some of the other deals were on the updated Grocery Game list. A big advantage to the Grocery Game is that she puts out a complete list on Sunday mornings to include that weeks coupons and for this week it was sure worth it. I have already used quite a few coupons from Sunday's paper.

I highly recommend heading back at the end of a good sales week to see what's left and pick up rain checks where you can. They were out of tortillas (which would have been free with a coupon from this Sunday's paper) but I got a rain check for the sale price and with the coupon they will be $0.50 in future weeks so I'm okay with that.

Okay, I'm staying out of the grocery stores for a while - I swear!!

2 comments:

  1. Hi Dorinda,
    I read to start your blogs every day recently when i was looked your article in bullrun observer. I was quiet impressed, but you are too frugal. You are not giving any chance to other customers to buy. I am not criticizing you, but don't act like selfish.

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  2. The items in this picture were purchased on the very last day of the sale at 10 at night so the sale was essentially over - I was picking up everyone else's leftovers! At other times during the week I picked up a few boxes of each item. I agree it is not helpful to clear off the shelves when you go but on the last day there's no one coming behind me!

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