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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Share Your Savings Saturday - Link Up!

So I've been tossing around some ideas for a new name for my savings that I share with you each week. First it was just going to be boring ole "My Weekly Grocery Savings." But then, I came up with a different idea! I usually highlight a reader's savings once a week, and lately I have been getting so many awesome readers sending me e-mails that I can barely choose from them all!

I will still be highlighting readers savings from time to time, so keep those e-mails coming! But for the rest of you, I thought it would be fun for everybody to have a chance to link up to your savings each week!

I know many of you have personal blogs and even frugal/money-saving blogs as well. So if you have a blog, please link up at the bottom of this post so that everybody can click over and see your savings. If you don't have a blog, how about just leaving a comment and sharing in that way? Thanks for participating! I can't wait to see everyone's savings each week.

Enough rambling on my part. Here's what I bought at Publix this week (Pictured above. My Aunt came to visit and was quite excited about all the coupon action. She asked to be in the pic, so I let her. He He):

10 Weight Watchers Smart Ones entrees
2 Weight Watchers Smart Ones desserts
3 boxes Kashi cereal
2 packs Frusion smoothies
1 box Kashi Go Lean bars
2 packages Back To Nature granola
6 packs Yo-Plus yogurt
2 canisters Emerald Nuts
2 Farmhouse Originals dressing
1 package strawberries
2 package mushrooms
1 package mixed raw veggies
1 bunch green onions
1 cucumber
1 half gallon Almond Breeze milk
1 garlic bulb
1 onion
1 container sour cream
1 package dry black beans
1 bottle Raspberry Vinegar
4 Yoplait Greek yogurts
2 packages Arnold multigrain sandwich thins
1 package Sparkle paper towels (not pictured, OOPS!)

Total Before Sales and Coupons: $123.17
Total saved from sales: $24.84
Manufacturer coupons used: $34.96
Store/Competitor coupons used: $12.25
Total amount saved: $72.05
Total paid after all sales and coupons: $51.12

I also spent $5.11 (and saved $31.45) at CVS this week. You can go here to see the details of what I bought.

All together, I was a little over this week and spent $56.23! We'll see what next week holds...

March Totals:

1st Week: $39.71
2nd Week: $58.28
3rd Week: $56.23

Total spent for month of March so far: $154.22
Total savings for month of March so far: $320.63

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 by either linking up to your blog or commenting!

Note about linking to your blog: Please leave a link that goes directly to your savings post, rather than your home page, so that everybody can easily see your great deals! =)

Looking forward to seeing how some of you save each week!

***If you are reading this post by e-mail or reader, you will need to click over to the actual blog post in order to see everybody's links!



Blogger Coupon Clippin' Mommy said...

That's some great savings. I got some great deals this past week and will have to take a picture and link up!

March 20, 2010 at 8:45 PM  
Blogger Meagan said...

That's be great! Looking forward to seeing your savings! Thanks for stopping by. =)

March 20, 2010 at 8:46 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

I don't have a savings blog, but here's a post about my most recent savings at Target!

I spent only $30(and that was paid with gift cards!), but saved over $106!

March 20, 2010 at 10:24 PM  
Blogger Meagan said...

Awesome! Thank you for sharing, Liz!

March 20, 2010 at 10:29 PM  
Blogger Julie said...


I see you have even more yogurt!
You can never have enough yogurt :)

March 20, 2010 at 11:33 PM  
Blogger Meagan said...

LOL. Exactly, Julie! =)

March 21, 2010 at 1:01 AM  

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