Kroger Shopping Trip – Mega Event Week

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 2, 2010

Shopping with the $5 Dinner Mom

I was surprised to see another Mega Event sale so quickly…they just finished one two weeks ago!  And just in time…as we were running quite low on lots of important products after last week’s pantry challenge.

The sale should be running again next week, so I’m hoping to stock up on more Almond Milk, $.49 cans of peaches, pears and apricots (these are perfect for Operation Fatten Up Tyler.)

I also plan to get more free toothbrushes and toothpaste for this year’s Operation Christmas Child boxes! Learn more about OCC and how you can help a child in need this holiday!

Kroger


*HOT DEALS*

  • 3 $.99 Almond Milk – Used 1 blinkie coupon and 2 catalina coupons
  • $.29 cans tomatoes – Used $1/5 newspaper coupon, $.49 sale with Mega Event
  • A bunch of $.50 cans of fruit and veggies
  • 2 $.49 Campbell’s Healthy Harvest Soups
  • $.99 Quaker granola bars
  • $4.49 Millstone coffee – Used $2/1 newspaper coupon
  • $1.49 Pie Crust (I know, I know.  I usually make my own, but I’m cutting myself a time break for a new recipe I’ll be sharing soon!)

Free

  • Colgate Toothbrush – Used $1 off coupon
  • Colgate Toothpaste – Used coupon from this Sunday’s paper

Produce

  • $1 Avocados
  • $3 bag oranges and grapefruits
  • Apples, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, lettuce, cantaloupe

Meats

  • 2 $1.79/lb ground chuck (This is the best ground chuck price!)
  • 1 $1.99/lb chicken breast

Other Coupons Used

  • Store coupons for the apple juice and carrot sticks

Total spent at Kroger: $74.12

Total for the month: $74.12

My grocery store’s ad scan

Thanks to Andrea at Mommy Snacks and Marcy at Stretching a Buck for posting the best deals and coupon matchups at my stores each week!  Find the coupon match-ups for your grocery store at The Frugal Map!

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Candi November 2, 2010 at 8:58 am

I was surprised to see one too! We went yesterday and saved 55%. That’s the most I’ve ever saved at Kroger. Lovin’ all the deals!

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Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom November 2, 2010 at 8:20 pm

Awesome Candi!!!

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Jessica November 2, 2010 at 9:09 am

Loved my shopping day at Kroger yesterday! Campbell’s condensed soups are .49 each then use the $1.50/3 coupon from cambells.com! FREE!

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Heather@Family Friendly Frugality November 2, 2010 at 9:51 am

Wow, already? Our ads come out tomorrow. I was expecting another slow week! You have me excited!

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