UPDATE (from Steve): Naomi made a little mistake on the Alexia deal. I called her to let her know that she should have used on manufacturer coupon plus one Publix OR competitor coupon, not all of them. She’s clear on the matter now, but we’re going to leave the trip up as posted so all the numbers add up. FYI – Naomi’s been couponing for just a few months, but she’s doing great, especially because she eats much healthier than most of us
So today I was going to go to Whole Foods, but I decided to go to the Greenwise Market instead to take advantage of the gas card deal. There was a couple of things on my list that they did not have so I may still need to head over to Whole Foods this week, but I may put it off to get one more gas card out of Publix. Again, no carefree but I did get a nice deal on the Van’s and Alexia. The Reeses was a special treat to get me up to $25 and through work tonight!
Here’s what I bought and the coupons used:
TWO CASCADIAN FARMS CEREAL on sale 2 for $6 (regular price $3.99)
Used one $1/2 Cascadian farms granola peelie, and
one $1/2 Cascadian Farms cereal, bars, or granola Publix Coupon (Money-saving coupons for products that can help make a difference pamphlet), and
one $1/2 Cascadian Farms Cereal, or bars Whole Foods Coupon
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $3.00 (or $1.50 each!)
TWO ALEXIA SWEET POTATO PRODUCTS., On sale $3.00 regular price $3.79
Used one $1/2 Publix Coupon (Money-saving coupons for products that can help make a difference pamphlet), and
two $0.55/1 Alexia Product Whole Foods Coupon, and
two $1/1 Alexia Sweet Potato Item printable manufacturer coupons (zip 33712)
NET PRICE: $1.90 (or $0.95 each)
One SILK FRUIT AND PROTEIN., on sale $2 (regular price $2.50 ea)
Used one $1/1 Silk Fruit and Protein Printable coupon (zip 33712)
NET PRICE: $1.00
TWO WOLFGANG PUCK ORGANIC STOCK 32 OZ,regular price $2.89 ea (Note this is not on sale only the canned soups are 2 for $4)Used one $1/2 Wolfgang Puck® Soup, Stock or Broth products manufacturer coupon (zip 84121)
and one $1/2 Wolfgang Puck Natural Stock 32 oz Publix Coupon Money Saving Coupons for Products That Can Help Make a Difference Booklet
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $3.78 (or $1.89 each)
One REESE KING SIZE.,On sale $1.25 (regular price $1.59 ea)
Used no coupons
NET PRICE: $1.25
I also bought one $50 Shell Gas Card and used the $10/1 $50 Gas Card with purchase of $25 in groceries exp 4/18 (Publix Weekly Ad in-ad coupon.) This is not included in the calculations below, as gasoline is not part of the grocery budget.
Total Retail Value of All Merchandise: $43.23
Special Price Savings (Sales/BOGOs): $8.05
Coupon Savings (Store/Manufacturer): $23.60
Net Price for Everything: $11.58
Savings Rate (excluding sales tax): 73.3% (plus I’m saving 20% on gas with the discounted gas card!)Extreme Couponing Tip: You can usually get two prints of most internet coupons. To find them in the easiest possible way, use our preclipped links that take you right to the coupon. Then come back and click the same link to get your 2nd print. This will save you the time spent searching for the coupon.
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