Kroger Shopping Trip


Walmart and Kroger – Part 1


I was out running errands over the weekend and decided to stop into Walmart to get some brown rice and black beans.  And use some $1/1 Muir Glen coupons to get a few tomato pastes for just $.40 each.

Total Spent at Walmart: $8.51

I wasn’t sure if the 10 item Mega event would be happening again this week at my Kroger (which I now know it is!), so I thought I’d better get in there and use up these Green Giant coupons to get some $.49 bags of frozen veggies!  I also got a bottle of juice for $1 after sale and store coupon from mailer.  And 4 packages of tuna for free.

Yep, free.  Printed the $.50/1 Starkist tuna coupons and they doubled to $1.  The pouches I got are on sale for $1 each through November 5th.  So if you are a Kroger shopper, check your shelves.  And print some Starkist coupons!

Total spent at Kroger – part 1: $10.75

Dots and Kroger – Part 2


Kroger Finds:

  • Bob Evans natural sausage, $.99/1 lb. roll after $1.99 sale and $1 coupon
  • Ground chicken, $2.19/lb.
  • Apples, $.88/lb (should be better sales as the fall progresses)
  • Winter Sqaush, $.49/lb. unadvertised!
  • Cans of soup for Hubs, $1 each
  • Bisquick, used free item coupon
  • Organic baby carrots, 1 lb. for $.67, used $1 coupon from Kroger mailer
  • Charmin Toilet Paper, $3.99 after sale and $1 e-coupon from P&G

Total spent at Kroger – part 2: $34.85

Dot’s Market

I don’t  travel out of my way often, but when there is a sale on farm fresh chicken breasts for $1.49/lb., I’ll stop in!!! I got 2 packages.

Total spent at Dots: $4.32


Also made a stop in Walgreens to get 2 packs of Huggies.  Details on the deal here. Spent $15.26 out of pocket, got back $4 in Register Rewards and will submit for $1.50 in Caregivers Marketplace rebate.

Total after RR/rebates: $9.76

Total for the week: $68.19

(Had to dip into last week’s surplus, but still under budget for the month so far!)

Don’t believe these prices??? My grocery store’s ad scan!

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  1. Vicki says

    Hi Erin
    I see you bought the Great Value brand rice at Walmart…is it just as good as the other more expensive brands?thanks

  2. says

    Your shopping trips are by far my favorite posts:) I just love to see what people are buying at the grocery store…

    I’ve been using great value beans and have had great success too!

  3. OldNuffToKnoBtr says

    Janet & Erin At Meijer this week apples are 2. 29 for a 1/2 peck (5 to 5 1/2 lbs) which is about $.48 a lb. There are many varities at this price and 1/2 peck bags are available at the apple display. I live in the Cincinnati, Ohio area.

  4. Kerry says

    I have been watching the website and i am interested, on how to make this work for me! I live in washington state. I dont have many of the store you say on here? please give me some helpful hints on what to do first? where do i start?

  5. Janet says

    wow I live in northern Ohio I have never seen apples less than $0.99/lb and that was at the farmers market! love your website!

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