Shopping Summary: 12/6 – 12/12

Had a great week at Publix this week… even though I said I wasn’t going to go! And made it CVS as well. Way under budget, but I’ll need to make a quick Kroger run today. I’ll add when I’m back.

PUBLIX
Okay, funny story. I saved a crazy amount of money, but walked out thinking something was wrong. I thought it was going to be even less. I was in too much of a hurry and too cold to check my receipt in the car as I usually do. When I got home, I realized they didn’t take the penny item off, they rang up a raincheck incorrectly, and they didn’t scan a $5 coupon! I never had time to take the receipt back, so I lost out on $8. The total should have been $4.60! And that’s all tax.

(8) BeneVia Flavored Drinks, 6.99
-$3/1 Publix Q (Green Advantage Flyer) (exp 12/24)
-$5/1 PRINT
Final Price: FREE + $1.01 overage for each!

(4) Rolaids (3 pack) $1.85
-$4/2 from 10-04-09 RP (1/4/10)
Final Price: FREE + $0.15 overage for each!

(4) Nestle Toll House Refrigerated Dough or Mix,16-16.5 oz, $1.44
-$1.50 off Nestle Cookie Dough printable
Final Price: FREE + $0.06 overage for each!

(3) Revlon Nail Clippers and Nail Files $1.99 or less
-$2.50 off any Revlon Cosmetic or Tool, Green Advantage Buy
Final Price: FREE + $1.01 overage for each!

(5) Scotch Magic Tape, $1.00
-$1 off Scotch Tape “Winter Savings” booklet
Final Price: FREE!

(1) Publix Smoked Turkey, $2.00

(1) Fresh Express Spinach, $1.49
(raincheck, should have been $1.20)

(1) Guava Pineapple Juice, $2.50
-$1/1 Welch’s Juice
Final Price: $1.50 ea

(1) Arnold Select Sandwich Rolls, 8 ct, $1.49

(1) Red Bell Pepper, $1.15

(1) Green Bell Pepper, $1.03

(1) Spanish Clementines, 5 lb box, $5.99
-$1 off Clementines 3 lb bag printable (Food Lion coupon)
Final Price: $4.99 ea

(1) Betty Crocker Sweet Potatoes (penny item), $0.01 (rang up as $1.99)

Before sales and coupons: $133.04
OOP: $12.60
Percent Savings: 91%

CVS
I followed the scenario that I posted earlier this week but had to change the order of some things because they were out of the ornaments. Also, the newspapers were back to $1.75 – sad day. Oh well, I get everything for under $5, and while I would have never paid $135 for these items, it looks good for the numbers! I got the newspapers, contact solution, and a Christmas gift – and a Bayer meter for someone in need.

Transaction 1:

(1) Bayer Contour at $14.99
-$30 off Bayer Contour Meter, RP 10/25
(note: this coupon will only take off up to $14.99)
Final Price: FREE

(1) Essence of Beauty Bath & Body at  $4.99
(1) Merry Brite Santa Hat at $3.99

Used $8.99 ECB

OOP: $2.22 (all tax)
Got Back: $12.99 ECB

Transaction 2:

(1) Complete Contact Solution, $9.99
(2) Newspapers – $1.75 ea
(1)
Merry Brite Mini Ornaments 12ct at $1.99

Scanned Green Bag Tag for $1 ECB

OOP: $1.60
Got Back: $11.98 ECB

Transaction 3:

(1) Essence of Beauty Bath & Body at  $4.99
(1) Merry Brite Santa Hat at $3.99
(1) Emergen-C Immune Booster 2pk at $3.99

OOP: $1.11 (all tax)
Got Back: $11.98 ECB

OOP: $4.93
Got Back: $11.98 ECB
Saved: $119.93
Percent Savings: 96%

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6 Responses to “Shopping Summary: 12/6 – 12/12”


  1. 1 Brittany December 11, 2009 at 11:51 pm

    I think if you went back to Publix they would at least correct the penny item.

  2. 3 The Coupon Basics December 12, 2009 at 8:13 pm

    I know how you feel! I lost $7 at Walgreens this week because the cashier did not scan an item!

  3. 4 Kaley @ Cha-Ching on a Shoestring December 17, 2009 at 8:19 am

    Hi, Miss Q!

    Just wanted to let you know that your post was selected as the Cha-Ching Challenge Highlight Winner this week! You can see it here: http://www.chachingonashoestring.com/2009/12/17/the-cha-ching-challenge-highlight-miss-q-to-the-rescue/

    Nice job! Thanks for entering!


  1. 1 The Cha-Ching Challenge Highlight: Miss Q to the Rescue!: Cha-Ching on a Shoestring Trackback on December 17, 2009 at 8:16 am
  2. 2 Shopping Summary: 12/13 – 12/19 « Miss Q to the Rescue Trackback on December 18, 2009 at 5:16 am

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