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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Super Savings Saturday!

Sorry I'm getting this Super Savings Saturday post up so late, but it's better late than never! I'm still out in California, and I realized that I left my picture and Publix receipt back at home. My awesome hubby was gracious enough to send me the Publix picture via e-mail, and even dig through my coupon folder to find the correct receipt and scan it in to send to me! Haha.

So anyways...on to the savings trip for this week. I only went to Publix this past week. I wanted to hit the 3-day sales for CVS and Walgreens, but I was out here in California and didn't get a chance to. Oh well!

Here's what I bought at Publix this week (pictured above):

2 boxes Crispix cereal (rain check from last week)
2 packages Ocean Spray craisins
4 boxes Uncle Ben's rice
3 California Pizzas For One
2 boxes Ritz crackers
2 boxes Duncan Hines brownies
2 cans Prego pasta sauce
3 Philadelphia cream cheeses
2 cans Dole Pineapple
2 I Can't Believe It's Not Butter spray butters
3 packages Sargento cheese
9 cans Del Monte vegetables (oops, only meant to buy 8!)
1 container Breakstone sour cream (16 oz)
1 package celery
4 granny smith apples
1 package mushrooms
2 packages baby carrots
1 bulb garlic
4 sweet potatoes
2 packages Chinet napkins (rain check from last week)
1 package tortillas
2 Dove Hair Care (shampoo and conditioner, not pictured. oops!)

Total Before Sales and Coupons: $106.97
Total saved from sales: $41.31
Manufacturer coupons used: $30.50
Store/Competitor coupons used: $14.50
Total amount saved: $86.31
Total paid after all sales and coupons: $20.66

Looks like we're way below our weekly budget of $35! I'm pretty excited about that. Gives us a little bit extra money this month, just in time for Christmas! =)

November Totals:

1st week: $30.04
2nd week: $42.33
3rd week: $34.59
4th week: $20.66

Total spent for month of November: $127.62
Total savings for month of November: $371.07

There ya have it! We are under budget by $12.38 for the entire month of November! Yay! Looks like this $35/week grocery budget will work out just dandy for us! =) Now on to December...

New to saving money on groceries? Try this series for helpful information on how to save.

Not sure how to use coupons? Try this post for couponing basics!

Want to start saving at Publix? Check out the Publix Basics post to learn all about it!

What about you? How did you do this week? Share your deals and scenarios below! If you are new to saving money, I invite you to e-mail me with a picture and explanation of a great deal you got, so that I can share it with all of the readers! Go here to see some readers' savings! They all do so great! We're all in this together!!! =)

Want to see how others save as well? Many bloggers join Money Saving Mom in her "Super Savings Saturday" every week! Check it out!



Anonymous Ann said...


November 28, 2009 at 11:25 PM  

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