There wasn’t a lot I needed or wanted today besides some cheap peanut butter (yum!) I did want to get some of those BOGO Aunt Jemima pancakes, which my kids love, but I had a printing malfunction on one of the coupons, so I’ll have to wait until Husband gets home and I can use his computer to print another one. I think that is the 2nd or 3rd time now I’ve had a Smart Source coupon come out of the printer all messed up. Has that happened to any of you?
I have also had a lot of you tell me about trouble printing Coupons.com or Bricks coupons occasionally–that you will get a message saying you haven’t installed the coupon printing software even though you have. I actually get that message sometimes too, but I always just go ahead and hit the green “print coupons” message that comes up on the screen and it prints just fine. I have no idea why that happens, but that’s what works for me.
Anyway, it was going to be a pretty small trip until I got to the store and discovered that the Chef Boyardee was on sale again this week AND it matched up to the very fabulous Conagra Stock Up For College coupons & rebate that I found in store, which meant after rebate I ended up getting 18 cans for a total of $0.02 (That’s .001 each!) Woo hoo! Had I bothered to print any of the $1/3 MQs that is available here, they would’ve been a money maker. Maybe some of you had more forethought than me and can get lucky. In any case, it was still a great deal.
Here is everything I got:
At Publix I spent $17.90 (after rebate) for $66.16 worth of groceries, a savings of 73%.
Grocery Breakdown 4 Skippy Peanut Butter, 15 or 16.3oz, BOGO @ – $3.05 (4) $1/1 Skippy Peanut Butter Product, exp. 8/28/11 (RP 07/31/11) Final Price: $0.52 each 5 Cambell’s Condensed Soup, assorted varieties, 10.5- 11.5 oz @ – $1.00 (1) $1/5 Campbells Condensed Soup Printable Final price: $0.80 5 Honest Tea 16.9 oz – $1.33 (5) $1/1 Honest Tea Single Bottle (Recyclebank) Final Price: $0.33 each 1 Publix Shredded Cheese, assorted varieties, 16oz @ – $4.49 $1/1lb Any Cheese Printable (33950) Final price: $3.39 18 Chef Boyardee Pasta, 14.5- 15 oz, @ – $0.89 $1/3 Chef Boyardee Products (Publix College Care Flyer) $10 MIR Publix Gift Card WYB $15 in Conagra Products with a $30 purchase (Publix College Care Flyer) Final price: <$0.01 each after MIR 2 Cascadian Farm Spinach @ $2.69 (1) $2.00/2 Cascadian Farm Organic Frozen Vegetables, Potatoes or Fruit, 8- 16oz (Publix YAF) (2) $1/1 Cascadian Farm Product printable Final price: $0.69 each Sweet Onion, per pound @ – $1.49 Final price: $0.97
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Altogether, this week I spent $31.13 for $154.40 worth of groceries & drugstore merchandise, an average savings of 80% for the week.
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