I had a pretty nice Publix trip today. I wasn’t too excited about this week’s ad, so there wasn’t much on the list. I’ve been trying to avoid buying too much junk food and this week’s sale wasn’t very cooperative. I gave my Knorr Sides and a few bottles of Aleve to a friend, but the rest is for me. Even though I’m trying to avoid eating garbage, I couldn’t resist the chocolate Sara Lee pound cake slices. (At least I only bought one box!) I also saw cottage cheese in the ad and decided to buy it; the funny thing is that they aren’t really on sale at my store…$2.50 is the regular price!
Here is what I bought, along with the coupons used:
EIGHT ALEVE 50+25 CT, on sale $5.99 (regular price $6.99)
Used four $5/2 Bayer, Aleve, etc. Publix store coupons, Health & Beauty Advantage Flyer
and used eight $3/1 Aleve 40 ct or larger manufacturer’s coupons, 1/5 SS newspaper insert
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $3.92 (or 49 cents each!)
FOUR KNORR SIDES, on sale BOGO $1.15
Used two $1/2 Knorr Sides Publix store coupons, Best Meals at Home Newsletter
and used two $0.50/2 Knorr Sides manufacturer’s coupons, 1/26 RP newspaper insert
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $0.70 MONEYMAKER!
ONE PUBLIX COTTAGE CHEESE 24 OZ, on sale $2.50 (but it really isn’t on sale; regular price is $2.50 at my store)
No coupons used
NET PRICE: $2.50
ONE SARA LEE CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE SLICES, on sale $1.89 (50% off $3.79 regular price)
Used one $1/1 Sara Lee Sweet Goods printable manufacturer’s coupon (preclipped)
NET PRICE: $0.89
ONE QUAKER WARM & CRUNCHY GRANOLA, on sale $2.50 (regular price $3.99)
Used one $1/1 Quaker Warm & Crunchy Granola manufacturer’s coupon, 1/26 RP newspaper insert
NET PRICE: $1.50
***This just sounded tasty, so I decided to give it a try
ONE $50 VISA GIFT CARD, regular price $50+$4.95 activation fee
Used one $10 off a $50 VISA Gift Card when you buy $50 of groceries Publix in-ad store coupon
Price at Register: $44.95, but received $50 Gift Card
NET PRICE: $5.05 MONEYMAKER!
Total Retail Value of All Merchandise: $70.80
Net Price Paid for Everything: $3.06
Savings Rate (nothing was taxable): 95.7%
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