One of our readers, Mari, sent me an awesome Publix shopping trip via email. She shopped the first day of the new sale (Wednesday 8/20 in her area), and her trip was a moneymaker!
There’s a Publix gift card in the picture to the right but it is not included in the calculations for this trip; she bought this gift card so her total did not go below zero and require a supervisor override. Mari also used a $5 off $30 Winn-Dixie competitor coupon from the Enjoy the City coupon booklets, so there’s an extra $5 of savings beyond what is listed with the individual items.
Also, we’re sending Mari $10 for sharing her great shopping trip with us. She included the receipt, pic of items and full breakdown so it made it easy for us to post
Here’s what she bought, along with the coupons used:
ONE ST. IVES BODY WASH, on sale $1.99 (regular price $2.49)
ONE ST. IVES FACIAL CLEANSER, regular price $3.75
***She was planning on getting two body washes, but her store only had one.
Used two $1/1 St. Ives Product Publix store coupons, Discover More Savings in August booklet or printable – deducted $1.50 each (and her receipt showed it…not sure why?)
and used one $2.50/2 St. Ives Products Publix digital manufacturer’s coupon
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $0.24 (or 12 cents each!)
TWO BIC MULTIPURPOSE LIGHTERS, on sale BOGO $3.49
Used two $1/1 BIC Multipurpose Lighter printable manufacturer’s coupons
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $1.49 (or 74 cents each!)
TWO SUNDOWN NATURALS FOLIC ACID, regular price $3.79
Used two $3/1 Sundown Naturals Publix store coupons, Health & Beauty Advantage Flyer
and used one $3/2 Sundown Naturals printable manufacturer’s coupon (lower right-“SAVE $3.00″ link)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $1.42 MONEYMAKER!
TWO PLANTERS PEANUTS, on sale BOGO $3.75
Used one FREE Planters Peanuts manufacturer’s coupon (deducted $3.75 – she got this coupon after letting Planters know about a bad can she received that was not past the date and held this coupon for a BOGO sale)
and used one $0.75/1 Planters Peanuts printable manufacturer’s coupon (preclipped)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $0.75 MONEYMAKER!
ONE YOPLAIT GREEK 100 YOGURT, on sale $1 (regular price $1.20)
Used one FREE Yoplait Greek 100 Yogurt Publix digital manufacturer’s coupon (deducted $1.24)
NET PRICE: $0.24 MONEYMAKER!
TWO SEA BEST ENTREES, raincheck for BOGO $7.99 (recent sale item)
Used two $2.99/1 Sea Best Entrees Publix printable store coupon (no longer available?) or Smart Savings Booklet
and used two $1/1 Sea Best Product printable manufacturer’s coupons (no longer available)
NET PRICE: $0.01 (or half a penny each!)
0.34 LB. BANANAS, regular price $0.23 ($0.69/lb)
Get $0.25 cashback from Checkout51 for buying bananas
No coupons used
Price at Register: $0.23, but received $0.25 from Checkout51
NET PRICE: $0.02 MONEYMAKER!
0.59 GALA APPLES, on sale $0.88 (regular price $1.36)
No coupons used
NET PRICE: $0.88
Total Retail Value of All Merchandise: $47.07
Net Price Paid for Everything: $4.81 PROFIT!
Savings Rate (excluding tax): 110.2%
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