I had an AWESOME Publix trip today. This trip was done over two trips, because I actually rode my bike to Publix this morning and was using a backpack. (I have TWO Publix stores five blocks from my house…I’m a lucky guy.)
One of my transactions was over $50 before coupons, so I used the $10 off a $50 Visa Gift Card coupon when you buy $50 of groceries Publix store coupon in the Health & Beauty Advantage Flyer. The $50 gift card costs $54.95 to purchase because of the activation fee, so after the $10 coupon I paid $44.95. That’s a nice $5.05 profit that is carried down to the final stats for this trip at the bottom of this post.
Also worth mentioning…my store is one of the stores that does not carry the French’s Spicy or French’s Sweet Mustard. I had to buy four “Classic Yellow” ones and I didn’t have the correct coupons with me. Luckily, I was heading back for a second round so I picked up the coupons in between the trips and had Customer Service reimburse me for my two $0.50/1 coupons when I returned to the store.
Here’s what I bought, along with the coupons used:
FOUR HELLMANN’S SQUEEZE MAYO 20 OZ, on sale BOGO $4.99
FOUR FRENCH’S CLASSIC YELLOW MUSTARD 14 OZ, on sale BOGO $1.89
FOUR VLASIC PICKLE RELISH, on sale $1.39 (reg. $1.89)
Get $0.50 cashback from SavingStar for buying Hellmann’s Mayo (not sure if still available to load)
Used four $3/3 Hellmann’s Mayo 20 oz, Vlasic Pickles 9-46 oz and French’s Mustard 12-20 oz Publix store coupons, Grocery Advantage Flyer (exp 5/27!)
and used one $2/$6 Hellmann’s, Best Foods, Knorr Sides, Country Crock or Lipton Tea printable manufacturer’s coupon (To get coupon, click this link. Then click orange “Get This Deal” button. Exit out of the request for your email address without joining the email list. Then the coupon will pop up.)
and used two $0.50/1 French’s Classic Yellow, Spicy Brown, Honey or Dijon Mustard printable coupons (limit 2 identical coupons)
and used two $1/2 Vlasic Product printable coupon (preclipped)
Price at Register: $2.32, plus will submit for $0.50 cashback from SavingStar
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $1.82 (15 cents per item!)
FOUR COUNTRY CROCK SPREAD 15 OZ, on sale BOGO $2.65
Used four $1/1 Country Crock Spread 15 oz Publix store coupon, Grocery Advantage Flyer (exp 5/27!)
and used four $0.55/1 Country Crock printable manufacturer’s coupons
NET PRICE FOR ALL: FREE + $0.90 MONEYMAKER!
***It just occurred to me that Country Crock is a Unilever. I didn’t remember to check the fine print, but it is very possible this coupon has a limit of two identical coupons.
EIGHTEEN PEDIGREE DOG FOOD CANS, on sale $0.70 (reg. $0.85)
Used one $2/15 Pedigree Dog Food Cans Target competitor store coupon, 5/15 RP insert
and used one $0.75/1 ANY Pet Food or Treats Winn-Dixie competitor store coupon, Baby Club home-mailer
and used three $1/6 Pedigree Dog Food Cans printable manufacturer’s coupons (preclipped)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $6.85 (or 38 cents per can!)
FOUR DULCOGAS 18 CT, on sale $2.99 (reg. $4.99)
Used four $3/1 DulcoGas printable manufacturer’s coupons (preclipped)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: FREE + $0.04 OVERAGE!
FOUR HERSHEY’S CANDY BAR 6-PACKS, on sale BOGO $4.99
FOUR HONEY MAID GRAHAMS 14 OZ, on sale BOGO $4.19
FOUR JET PUFFED MARSHMALLOWS 10 OZ OR LARGER, reg. price $1.79
Used four FREE Hershey’s Bar 6-pack when you buy Honey Maid Grahams 12.2-14.4 oz and Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows 10-24 oz Publix store coupons, Grocery Advantage Flyer (exp 5/27) – deducts $4.99 for each coupon in TRUE BOGO stores like mine
and used four $2/3 Honey Maid Grahams 14 oz or larger, Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows 8 oz or larger and Hershey’s Bar 6 ct coupons, 5/15 SS insert (regional)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: FREE + $2.44 MONEYMAKER!
TWO SABRA HUMMUS, on sale BOGO $3.99
Used two $2/1 Sabra Hummus printable coupons (no longer available)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: FREE + $0.01 OVERAGE!
TWO BUSH’S COCINA LATINA BEANS, on sale BOGO $1.69
Used two $1/1 Bush’s Cocina Latina coupons, 5/1 SS insert (regional)
NET PRICE FOR ALL: FREE + $0.31 MONEYMAKER!
FOUR RAGU PASTA SAUCE, on sale BOGO $2.69
Used four $1/1 Ragu Sauce coupons, 5/15 SS insert
NET PRICE FOR ALL: $1.38 (or 34 cents each!)
As mentioned in the intro to this post, the $5.05 profit from the VISA Gift Card purchased is included in the statistics below.
Total Retail Value of All Merchandise: $146.94
Net Price Paid for Everything: $1.30
Savings Rate (excluding tax): 99.1%
For those of you wondering, there was also $1.59 of sales tax not accounted for in the statistics above, so my total cost was $2.89 for everything including the tax.
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