I had a pretty good day at Publix. I paid $48.03 for a $50 Gas Card and $70.79 of products, so it’s like I got all the groceries for free plus a $1.97 profit if you figure the gas was going to be bought anyways. If you exclude the $10 saved on the gas card, then you could come to the conclusion that I paid $8.03 for the groceries and $40 for the gas card itself. (If you compute it that way, then I saved about 89%.)
Here’s the full list of items bought, along with the coupons used:
TEN SILVER FLOSS SAUERKRAUT 8 OZ, on sale $0.69 (regular price $0.81)
Used ten $0.75/1 Silver Floss Sauerkraut printable coupons
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $0.60 PROFIT!
EIGHT CAMPBELL’S GREAT FOR COOKING SOUPS, on sale $1 (regular prices $1.25-$1.75)
Used two $2/4 Campbell’s Condensed Soups Publix printable store coupons, Best Meals Happen at Home Email
and used two $1/4 Campbell’s Great for Cooking Condensed Soups printable manufacturer coupons
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $2 (or 25 cents each!)
TWO RAGU PASTA SAUCE 45 OZ, on sale BOGO $2.89
Used one $1.50/2 Ragu Pasta Sauce 1 lb 8 oz or larger Publix printable store coupons, Best Meals Happen at Home Email
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $1.39 (or 69 cents each!)
ONE ROMAINE HEARTS 3-PK, on sale $2.69 (regular price $3.29)
No coupons used
NET PRICE: $2.69
TWO ROBITUSSIN PRODUCTS 4 OZ, regular price $5.69
Used one $5/2 Advil, Robitussin, etc Publix store coupon, Green Advantage Flyer
and used two $3/1 ANY Robitussin manufacturer coupons, 9/30 RP newspaper insert
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $0.38 (or 19 cents each!)
TWO SILK ALMONDMILK HALF GALLONS, regular price $3.49
Used one BOGO Silk product printable coupon (no longer available)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $3.49 (or $1.74 each!)
FOUR NESTLE ULTIMATE COOKIE DOUGH, on sale BOGO $2.95
Used four $1.50/1 Nestle Ultimate Cookie Dough printable coupons (register on Facebook first)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $0.10 PROFIT!
FOUR ECKRICH SMOKED SAUSAGE, on sale BOGO $2.99
Used four $0.55/1 Eckrich Product printable coupons
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $3.78 (or 94 cents each!)
I also used a $5 off $50 Publix coupon from the 10/14 Tampa Tribune newspaper, plus I saved $10 from the Gas Card deal (found in the weekly sales ad at the front of the store.)
Total Retail Value of All Merchandise: $70.79
Net Price Paid for Everything: $1.97 PROFIT!
Savings Rate: 102.8%
Again, I paid a total of $48.03 out of pocket for all of the groceries and a $50 gas card. That is how I come to the conclusion that I had a $1.97 profit on the groceries. However, if you consider the groceries and discounted gas card seperately, my savings rate would compute slightly differently.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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