Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tonight's Shaw's Fun!!!

Tonight's Shaw's trip was a total success!  Many of these deals can be found in this week's Shaw's Match-Ups.  One revision is the coupon I used for the Digiorno deal.  I used the $2 off 2 from the 1/29 RP to grab two pizzas for $8 plus FREE Edy's Ice Cream!

Here are some added deals:

Mueller's Pasta, I used my raincheck from a few weeks ago to bring the price down to $.79
Used (4) $.55/1 coupons, all of which doubled to the sale price, 4 boxes free!

Shaw's French Fries, sale price $1.99, used $1 off coupon from Game On Coupon book (in stores)
Final Price $.99...I will be going back daily if I can to get as many of these as possible!!!

Frank's Red Hot, free after $.75 coupon from 1/29 SS

Muir Glen Diced Tomatoes, priced at $1.79, used 2 $.75/1 printable coupons (no longer available)
Final Price $.29 each

Hershey's Bars, priced at $.99 each, on sale B2G1, plus I found a BOGO coupon at a gas station
I paid for two and $.99 each and got four FREE

Huggies Wipes, reduced to $2.10 from $3.49.  I had a $.75 and $.50 coupon with me so I grabbed two for a total of $1.70.  I will be heading back to get more with the rest of my $.50 coupons from the 1/15 SS.

Salada Green Tea, I used $.75/1 Printable Coupon on each and paid $1.39, I also found tear pads a couple of weeks ago for free Shaw's yogurt WYB any Salada product, so I also got two free yogurts!

I found reduced Perdue Chicken Nuggets with cheese...priced at $1.79 each after Manager's Special $2 reduction, so I grabbed three!

One note, if you're taking advantage of the 4 for $8 cracker deal, pay attention to how they ring up.  Mine first went through as 4 for $10, but the manager happily adjusted the price for me!

Total before any discounts $195.94
Preferred Savings $79.03
Manufacturer Coupons $26.70
Doubled Coupons $12.95
Other Savings (BOGO, manager's special and free items) $9.96

Final OOP after $5 off $50 Recyclebank coupon only $62.30
That's a 68% savings!!!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Sign up for ShopRunner for only $1!!!

HURRY and sign up for a year of Shop Runner for only $1!!!  As someone who refuses to pay shipping charges when ordering from retailers, I am on board with this one!  This offer is limited to the first 5,000 so this deal will go fast.  

How does it work?  As a member, you receive unlimited FREE 2-day shipping and free shipping on all returns to and from participating retailers.  To name a few...Toys R Us and Babies R us, Lord and Taylor and many more!

Coupon Catch-Up

Well, we are finally home and I am celebrating with a coupon printathon!  In the name of full disclosure, we arrived at home to find our furnace wasn't working and the house was only 54 degrees, so I'm self-medicating with coupons...and some mommy juice!

Here are some of my favorite finds:

The Hannaford $1 Meat, $2 Deli and $3 off a $40 Purchase Coupons have been extended through 2/11!!!
$1/2 Barilla Whole Grain Pastas
$3 off Huggies Slip-On Diapers (These will be on sale for $8.99 at Walgreens starting 2/12, plus stack with the $2 off 1 Store coupon from the February Walgreens coupon book and grab them for only $3.99 a package...WOO HOO!!!!) Thanks Wild for Wags!
$1/1 Skinny Cow Low-Fat Ice Cream Product...single serves only $.28 at Walmart (prices may vary by store)
$.55/1 Bailey's Fat Free Creamer (great when they go on sale at Shaw's!!!)

*HOT* $1.75/2 GM Cereals, won't last long!!!

HURRY and print this $1.75/2 General Mills Cereals coupon and save it for the Shaw's sales starting on Friday when select varieties will be priced 2/$4!!!

Thank you Hip2Save!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Shaw's Match-Ups for 1/27-2/2

Don't forget, before you head out to Shaw's, make sure you've cashed in your Recyclebank Points for a $5 off $50 coupon!  The Shaw's coupon policy to not accept printed coupons above $4.99 does NOT apply to these promotions!

The AMAZING $3/3 Nabisco coupon expires Friday, so don't forget to cash in on it if you still have some left!!!

Also, we do have confirmation that Shaw's is changing their coupon policy to not accept certain Walgreens Register Rewards.  In the past, you could start your shopping trip at Walgreens, earn a few bucks, then take them over to Shaw's to use as a credit off any purchase.  Now, Shaw's has decided to go the way of Walmart and only accept Catalina coupons that are for a specific dollar amount off a specific product.  Basically, if it's the same format and language as a standard coupon from your Sunday paper, then they will accept it.

Now, for the deals!!!

Buy Big Save Big Promotion
Purchase any 2 participating items, and receive $5 OYNO, limit one per transaction:

Bounty 8 Giant Roll Paper Towels $9.99 each, use (2) $1 off 6+ from 1/1 P&G (exp 1/31)
Charmin Ultra Strong 18 Double Roll Bath Tissue $9.99 each, Use $1 off 2 from 1/1 P&G (exp. 1/31)
Tide Laundry Detergent 100oz $10.99 each, Use (2) $2 off 1 from 1/1 P&G (exp 1/31)

Thomas' English Muffins B1G2
This is my official stock-up sale for these...I see english muffin pizzas in our future!!!

Yoplait Yogurt 10/$6 plus Save $2 OYNO WYB 20
$.60 off 8 (will double), savings of $.15 each
$.40 off 6 (will double), savings of $.13 each
$.40 off 6 (will double), savings of $.13 each
$.50 off 8 (will double), savings of $.12 each
$1 off 10 from the 1/8 GM, savings of $.10 each
Final Price Varies

Deal Idea!!!
Use (2) $.60 off 8 and (1) $.40 off 6
Total purchase 22 cups for $13.20
Savings from three coupons totals $3.20
Final Price $10 for all 22, only $.45 each, also my official stock up price!!!
Plus, earn a $2 Catalina!!!
*the last time I did this deal, the Catalina didn't print.  Pay attention at the end of your transaction and head right over to customer service if need be...they will give you the cash back!!!

Free Edy's Ice Cream WYB 2 DiGiorno or California Kitchen Pizzas at $10
This deal is my husband's favorite...ever!!!
Use $1 off 2 Large DiGiorno Pizzas from the 1/15 SS
Pay only $4.50 per pizza and get FREE ICE CREAM!!!!!!  The love handles are an added bonus!

Lean Cuisine Frozen Dinners 4/$10
Use $1/5 from 1/1 SS2
Final Price $2.30 each WYB 5

Quaker Chewy Granola Bars 2/$4
Use $1/2 from 1/8 RP
Final Price $1.50 each WYB 2

Keebler Crackers 4/$8 (must buy 4)
Use (2) $1/2 from 12/11 RP
Final Price $1.50 each WYB 4
Don't forget to load these onto your SavingStar account!!!

Progresso Light, Reduced Sodium or High Fiber Soup B2G1

Pillsbury Grands Biscuits BOGO ($2.79 each???)
$1 off 3 from 11/13 GM, 12/4 SS, 12/11 SS or 1/8 GM
$.30 off 2
$.30 off 2
$.30 off 2
$.40 off 2
$.40 off 2
Final Price Varies

Hood Simply Smart Milk $3.89
Use $1 off 1 Simply Smart Milk...sorry, void in Maine, but those of you in other states can use it!
Final Price $2.89

Hood Half & Half $1.69
Use $1 off 2 Hood Cream Products
Final Price $1.19 each WYB 2

International Delight Coffee Creamer $1.69
Use $.55/1 Printable, will double
Final Price $.59 each...WOO HOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nature Valley Granola Bars 2/$6 plus FREE MILK OYNO WYB 4!!!
Use (2) $1/2 from 1/8 GM
Final Price $2.50 each plus free milk WYB 4
Remember, the Catalina for the free milk will print at the end, the milk can not be purchased in the same transaction!

Arnold Whole Grain Bread BOGO ($4.49 each???)

Pillsbury Frosting $1.99
Use $1/2 from 11/6 RP (exp 1/31)
Final Price $1.49 each WYB2

Mott's Applesauce 23-24 ounce Jar $1.69
Use $1.50 off 1 Mott's Product Facebook Coupon (no longer available)
Final Price $.19 each....WOO HOO!!!!!!!!!

Pepsi Product Multi-Packs 4/$11, 2-Liter Bottles B2G1 or 20 pack cans 2/$10

Beech Nut Baby Food $.55
Multiple Coupons available HERE
The Catalina deal is no longer showing on the site...

10 for 10 Rundown!!!

Birds Eye Vegetables, $1/3 Printable (click on scissors)
Ken's Dressing 9oz, $1/2 from 1/8 SS1
Healthy Choice Soups, $1/3 from 1/1 SS1
Nesquik Single Serve Milks, $1/2 Printable (if still available)
Puffs Tissues, If you can find the Vick's variety, use $ off ANY Vick's Product from 1/1 P&G (exp 1/31) to get these for FREE!!!!!!
Bumble Bee Tuna, $1/2 Recyclebank Coupon for 75 points

As always, thank you We Use Coupons for the super sleuth preview!!!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Got Salsa??? Well, now you can get more!

In this week's Shaw's Match-Ups I reported a super-exciting deal on Newman's Own salsa.  If you grabbed your maximum prints from coupons.com and want more...HERE they are!  Hurry because RedPlum doesn't usually have as many prints available as other sites, so this one will go fast!

Like to have choices???  You can also grab a $.50/2 Pace Picante coupon HERE (use zip code 60712 and sort by food if you don't see it at first).  These also go on sale for $2 each or less at Shaw's!  

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Revlon Clearance at CVS

When life hands you a double ear infection, search for clearance!

My little helper and I went clearance hopping at CVS today while waiting for the baby's prescription.  As you can see, he is a great sticker spotter!  We found many Revlon face products as well as NYC Color on clearance for 75% off!!!

Don't forget...Bonus Box Tops at Shaw's

While you're out putting this week's Shaw's Deals into action, make it an even sweeter trip by earning money for your local school!  If you're planning on taking advantage of the $1.88 General Mills sale, why not make a point to get all 10 items in one transaction?

Even if you don't have kids in school, someone will definitely benefit from the support.  I give mine to a friend at work since I have little ones.  Most grocery stores also have donation spots set up where you can give yours to a local school!

*WOW* Hannaford has Extended their PDF Coupons AGAIN!!!

We have yet another week to use our Hannaford coupons!!!

The expiration date has been extended to February 4th for $2 off any deli purchase, $1 off any meat purchase and $3 off any purchase of $40 or more!  I see more red hot dogs and drumsticks in my future!

Plus, this week's Catalina deal is $1 off any bakery item OYNO when you scan your myHannaford card!

Thanks Deals by Darlene!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Shaw's Match-Ups for 1/20-1/26

Here are some of the highlights from this week's Shaw's Ad.  It's a relatively light week...but that's to be expected after the BOGO insanity last week!  As always, don't forget you can earn a $5 off $50 coupon from Recyclebank!  Also be sure to scope out your store for possible FREE Holiday products!!!

General Mills $1.88 deal is back!!!  Don't forget, you must buy 5 to get this price, and you can buy more than five, just make sure the total number of items is in multiples of five!

Nature Valley Granola Bars
$1/2 in 1/8 GM 

Chex Mix
$.60/1 Printable (will double)
$.50/2 Printable (will double)
$1/2 Check Mix from 12/11 SS
$1/3 Chex Mix from 1/8 GM
$1/2 Check Mix Chocolate (if included) from 12/11 SS
Final Price as low as $.68 each!

Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks
$.60/2 Printable (will double)
$.60/2 Printable (will double)
$.50/2 Printable (will double)
$1/3 from 1/8 GM
*Note: the Pillsbury and Betty Crocker sites share a server, so if you print your limit on one, the other site won't let you print more.

Select Cereal Varieties (usually includes Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, etc)
$1/2 from 12/11 SS (exp. 1/21)
$1/3 from 1/8 GM
There were MANY printable coupons available as of the first of the month, and without knowing exactly what varieties are included it's hard to point to all of them.  Check out the usual sites:

Fresh Express $1.99
Use $.55/1 Printable Coupon (no longer available, so I hope you printed plenty!)
*Says do not double, but the bar code will allow it to double, it's just a matter of whether or not the cashier notices
Final Price as low as $.89 if the coupon doubles

Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero or Sprite 12-packs 4/$11, must buy 4

Free Torpedo Tolls WYB Johnsonville Sausage 
These are usually priced around $4.49
Use $1/1 Johnsonville Chicken Sausage from 11/6 SS or 1/1 SS1
Pay around $3.49 for sausage and get the rolls for free!!!

Frito Lay Lay’s Chips or Cheetos BOGO (excludes baked varieties)

Hood Ice Cream and TGI Friday’s Appetizers 2/$5
Final Price $2 each WYB 2!
Keep an eye out for peelies on the TGI Friday's products!

Stouffer’s Frozen Dinners 4/$10

Progresso Soups 4/$5
Use $1/4 from 12/11 SS or 1/8 GM
Final Price $1 each WYB 4

Barilla Pasta 10/$10
I'm trying to get a sense of who got what for a coupon in their 1/8 SmartSource.  The national databases are reporting $.55/1 but I know we didn't get that here in Maine.  Some locals are reporting $1/2, however I didn't get one at all...share what you have and let's try to find the trend!!!

Pepsi 8-pk 12oz bottles 3/$10 (don't have to buy 3)
Buy 2 @ $3.33 each
Use $2/2 Pepsi Multi-Packs from 1/1 SS1
Final Price $4.66 for 2, only $2.33 each!

Pepsi 2-Liter, B2G1

Mott's Apple Sauce 2/$4
Use $1.50/1 Mott's Product Facebook Coupon (no longer available, out earlier this week)
Final Price $.50!!!

Arm and Hammer Laundry Detergent or Dryer Sheets BOGO

Newman’s Own Salsa 2/$4
Use $.50/1 Newman's Own Salsa Coupon (will double)
Final Price $1 each!!!

Newman's Own Dressing $2.99
If Lite Variety is included, use $1/2 from 1/8 RP
Final Price $2.49 each WYB 2

Activia 4-pack 2/$5 
Use $1/1 from 1/16 SS
Final Price $1.50

Tribe Hummus $1.99

Birds Eye Fresh Steamers $1.99
Use $1/3 Printable Coupon (click on scissors)
Final Price $1.66 each WYB 3

Catalina Deal…Spend $10 or more on Dial or Kleenex, receive $3 OYNO
$.50/3 individual Kleenex or 1 3-pack from 1/1 SS1 (will double)
$.50/1 Kleenex Cool Touch from 1/1 SS1 (will double)
$.75/1 Kleenex Hand Towels from 12/4 SS
There is no fine print in the ad regarding before or after coupon totals.  Regardless, the coupon doesn't match up with the item on the receipt, so the computer will not recognize any discounted items.  My plan is to take advantage of the Cool Touch coupon since it's off only one package and will double...$1 off each works for me!!!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

I am SOOOOOOO Proud of my Husband!!!

For a while, it was our need of milk which inspired my shopping trips.  Tonight, it was rice cereal for the baby, combined with a fantastic new Shaw's store coupon for FREE pasta sauce!

I started with two $.60 off Beech Nut Cereal coupons.  These are priced at $2.29 each, so after the coupons double, we are down to $2.18 for two boxes...remember that number, because everything in this picture totaled LESS than that!!!

Nabisco Go Packs $1 each
Used 2 $3/3 Nabisco Products
All 6 FREE!!!

Prego Pasta Sauce $1.50
Used 1 $1.50 off any pasta sauce WYB any pasta
Final Price FREE!!!

What's even better???  The pasta he bought to meet the requirement of the sauce coupon was not only free, he made $1.24 in overage!!!

4 Mueller's Pasta, sale price $.79 each
Used 4 $.55/1 Mueller's Pasta Coupons, doubled (score!)
Final Price FREE, plus overage of $1.24

The only thing we've paid for so far are the two boxes of cereal at $2.18
Subtract the $1.24 in overage, and he only paid $.94 for everything!!!!!!!!!!!

To quote my husband as he walked in the door..."that was an impressive shopping trip"

*FREE* Pasta and Sauce TODAY ONLY!!!

Did you get your Shaw's Email Only Coupons today???  Well, there's one you'll definitely want to pay attention to!  Right now, Shaw's is offering a Store Coupon for $1.50 off any Pasta Sauce when you buy Any Pasta.  Now, the coupon is good through the 27th, however in order to make the most of this, why not get BOTH for free?  Here's the deal:

Buy 1 Mueller's Pasta, on sale through today only for $.79
Use 1 $.55/1 Mueller's Pasta Coupon, this one has been a hot topic, because it says do not double in very small print.  Some stores seem to be well aware of this and their cashiers are immediately reversing the doubling.  If not, the coupon will take $1.10 off because the original price is $1.25!  This means overage!!!
Prego Sauce is on sale this week for only $1.50
Both are free with potential for overage and even a great coupon stack on the Prego!

Even if you don't get there today, it's a great deal with these coupon options!!!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

JCPenney Toy Clearance!!!!!

Now that Christmas is over, it's time to stock up for birthdays!  My boys will turn one and four in the same week this May, so deals are a must!  Check out the JCPenney toy clearance for some great deals!
This Hot Wheels Rev Ups Super Loop is reduced to only $8, originally $20.

For the baby...this Lights and Sounds workbench for only $4...also originally $20!!!

Use the promo code FREESHIP for free shipping to your store...no minimum purchase required!!!

Shaw's Success...Finally!

There's a reason why they say the third time's a charm...it is!  You may recall that Saturday's trip was not completely successful.  I also tried to go back yesterday, only to find the most popular items were cleaned out again!  Most of tonight's haul is from this week's match-up, including the Chi-Chi's tortillas, Mueller's Pasta (coupon doubled and wasn't reversed for overage, yay!), Dole Fruit Jars, Hood Country Creamer (this coupon's doubling was reversed, sad), Prego Smart Sauce, and BOGO Pepperidge Farm crackers.  I also grabbed 9 more of the Nabisco Go-Packs for FREE!!!

I also found a couple of items in the much-larger-than-usual reduced produce section...

...a french cucumber and some boiling onions!

At first glance, this may not seem like a ton of food, however, the real value is in the baby formula!  There is a promotion running right now for $5 of instant savings when you buy ANY two large powder formulas.  The Gerber Good Start 2 is on sale for $21.99, plus I found a peelie for $10 off two!  I stacked that with my $3.30 Gerber Check I received in the mail recently.  Add in the $5 instant savings, and I picked up both for only $24.58!

My total after all discounts and coupons was $55.71, allowing me to use a $5 off $50 Recyclebank coupon.  Total OOP was only $50.71...crazy since the formula alone would have been $48.98 at full price!!!

It Doesn't Get Much More Official Than This...

Well, they're called business cards, and now there's one with my name on it, so I guess that makes me a business???

My decision to take this step was two fold; I am constantly asked about my couponing ways when out and about with my giant box of coupons.  I really wanted to be able to hand over a card, knowing that within a few hours, I would have a new follower, maybe even more!  The other reason???  They were 80% off, of course I had to get them!!!

Now you know a little more about me...my last name.  I've noticed a few people have liked my page, I think without even knowing that we are connected personally.  Now, you know who I am!

Phew...big step!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Meat Monday at Hannaford!

Now, I didn't plan it this way, but my lack of protein problem is a problem no more!

Today was the last day to use the Thank You for Giving Coupon Book, so I made a rare Monday trip to Hannaford.  I grabbed a dozen eggs, priced at $2.19, minus my $1 coupon, making them only $1.19!

I also used the $1 off any meat department purchase to snag some ground beef for only $1.69.  I paced in front of the deli counter for a few minutes trying to decide how to use my $2 off any deli item coupon, and landed on red hot dogs...my husband's favorites.  They are priced at $3.99 per pound, I asked for half a pound, and they came to exactly $2, so they were free!!!

This week's myHannaford promotion is a $1 produce coupon whenever you scan your myHannaford card.  I planned to use mine for some free lettuce since the Fresh Express Garden Blends are on sale for $1.  Apparently many other people in Windham had the same idea, and they were all out.  Instead I found the smallest bunch of green grapes I could, which came to $1.55.  After my coupon, I only paid $.55.

As I headed towards the dairy case to get my eggs, I noticed a hand-written sign.  This always means great savings at Hannaford, because it's not planned.  This time, it was sausage!  These are Old Neighborhood Italian Sausages, regularly priced at $3.99, marked down to $.99 because they have use by dates of 1/18.  I grabbed three...two to freeze, one for dinner tomorrow night!

My total came to $6.40, plus I earned another $1 off produce coupon.  I will head back tomorrow, grab some green and red peppers, and make Stuffed Bell Peppers with Sausage and Rice...YUM!!!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Today's Shaws Trip...Major Lesson Learned, Don't go on Saturday!!!

Today's trip to Shaw's came with a few surprises, some good, others not so good.  You will notice several major items from this week's list missing.  My plan today had to be executed without the Prego Pasta Sauce, Chi-Chi's Tortillas, Mueller's Pasta, Dole Fruit Jars and the Hood Country Creamer.  Luckily the Windham Store gets their truck tonight, so I just might have to head back tomorrow!

Here's the rundown of what I did get, including my good surprises!

2 Fresh Express Garden Blend $1.99
Used (2) $.55/1 Fresh Express Coupons (DND)
Final Price $1.44 each

4 Grain Berry Cereal
Regularly Priced at $4.59
Sale Price $2.50
Used (4) $2 off any Grain Berry Cereal Coupon
Final Price, $.50 each!

4 Silver Palate Oatmeal
Regularly Priced at $3.29
Sale Price $2
Used (4) $2 off any Silver Palate Oatmeal Coupons
Final Price FREE

The Windham store doesn't carry the Muffin or Pancake Mix.  I'm thinking of hitting up a different location tomorrow anyway!

Ready for some surprises???

3lb Bag of Fuji Apples $2.50

5lb Bag of Carrots $1.99

2lb Bag of Yellow Onions $1.49

I used my $2 off any Produce Purchase Coupon so all three produce items came to only $3.98!

BOGO Deals:

Weaver Frozen Chicken Nuggets, 2 for $4.99 (no coupons)
Barber Foods Stuffed Chicken Breasts, 4 for $10.58, used two $1/1 coupons, paid $8.58
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 6 for $7.17, only $1.20 each!

Shaw's Chicken Broth, Free with Wish Big Win Big Instant Win Ticket

2 TruMoo Chocolate Milk 
Regular Price $3.29
Sale Price $2.99
Used (2) $.55 off one, doubled
Final Price $1.89 each

Secret Travel Size Deodorant $1.29
Used $1 off any deodorant purchase store coupon from a previous purchase
Final Price $.29

Equaline Hand Lotion $1.99
Used $1 off any lotion purchase store coupon from previous purchase
Final Price $.99

I was a little bummed by how many items they were out of.  Had they all been in stock, I may have been able to use a $5 off $50 Recycle Bank Coupon.  It's so rare for me to spend that much, and with all these great deals, I just may have made it!

My total OOP was only $34.36, a savings of 65%, not too shabby considering I actually bought items without coupons!

Another Week of Savings at Hannaford!!!

The expiration date for the amazing Hannaford PDF Coupons has been re-set!  We can enjoy $1 off any meat department item, $2 off any Deli item, and $3 off a purchase of $40 or more until the 28th, a whole extra week!!!

And yes, I had to use the Foodball picture...how could I not?!?!?!

Thanks Deals by Darlene!!!

Pepperidge Farm Crackers Coupons!

This week's BOGO sale at Shaw's is incredibly exciting, but I can't help but look for more ways to maximize the savings!  I will be stocking up on the Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, so I decided to do some research, hoping to find a coupon to stack with the sale.  Well, I didn't find one for Goldfish Crackers, but I did find this one for $1 off 2 Distinctive Crackers or Baked Naturals Crackers.  There are other offers available as well on cookies and puff pastry!  You never know, there could be a BOGO on these very soon!!!

Budget-Conscious Breakfast!

One of my first posts was a real example of how you can put together a great meal for your family using free or cheap products.  In that post, I created Chicken a la Coupons.  Today, I realized again that I was making a meal entirely out of products which were incredibly inexpensive thanks to coupons.

My three year old LOVES making "Special Pancakes".  We started with his name, then he said we should make some for Daddy, and the always reliable Mickey Mouse Pancakes.  I had these at Disney a few years ago and immediately thought..."I can do that!"  All you need is a turkey baster and a few inexpensive items!

In the Mix:

Hannaford my Essentials Pancake Mix $2.29
Used $1/1 my Essentials Pancake Mix Coupon from the Thank You for Giving Coupon Book
Paid $1.29

Smart Balance Milk $3.69 at Shaw's (often on sale for $2.99)
Used $.75/1 Smart Balance Milk, which doubled
Paid $2.19

One Dozen my Essentials Large White Eggs $1.99
Used $1/1 my Essentials Eggs from the Thank You for Giving Coupon Book
Paid $.99

Top it Off!

Hannaford my Essentials Pancake Syrup $2.49
Used $1/1 my Essentials Pancake Syrup Coupon from the Thank You for Giving Coupon Book
Paid $1.49

Land O Lakes Butter, recent Shaw's Sale Price $2.99
Used $.75/1 LOL Butter Coupon, doubled
Final Price $1.49 for 4 Sticks!

Total cost for all products was $7.45
I estimate I can get 12 breakfasts out of these products
That's an average of $.62 for each meal!

And to think...we could easily pay $20 to go out to breakfast...

And the Prints Just Keep on Coming!

I have a confession to make...sometimes my couponing ways keep me from having what I want.  It's a good thing, usually, but there are two things I used to pick up every time I went to the store, which are now treats for me; Feta and Hummus.  Luckily, there's a new coupon out for $1 off any 2 Athenos Feta, Hummus or Pita Chips.  Here are a few other new coupons I am very excited about!

$.75/1 Can of Red Gold Diced Tomatoes with Green Chiles (web site states valid in certain states, I used zip code 79102, no limitations on the coupon itself...these should be free at Shaw's after doubling and are only $.99 at Hannaford!)
Another area I've had to cut back on...Weight Watchers products, these will help!
$1 off 8 Weight Watchers Yogurt Cups  (use zip code 07001) Is anyone else seeing three of these???  I wonder if that will mean six prints?!?!?!
Save $4 WYB 2 Participating Nabisco and 2 Coca-Cola Products (again, 07001), says Redeem at Publix, but Shaw's will accept Manufacturer's Coupons which list other stores, as long as they say Manufacturer at the top!
$.75/1 Smart Balance Milk Still Available!
$.75/1 Jennie-O Turkey Store Breakfast Sausage Links or Patties
$1/1 Velveeta Dip Just in time for Patriots Playoffs!!!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Shaw's Match-Up for 1/13-1/1/19

I have already posted a couple of teasers for this week's Shaw's ad including some of the great BOGO Deals as well as the Lean Cuisine Sale with a current Catalina Promotion.  Here are the rest of the steals and deals for this week!

BOGO Deals with coupons:

Chi-Chi's Salsa or Tortillas - Use $1/2 from 1/8 SS1* (two coupons, one for salsa and one for tortillas)
Ken's Dressing or Marinade - Use $1/2 Dressing or $1/1 Marinade from 1/8 SS1
Barber Foods Stuffed Chicken Breasts - Use $1 off 1 from their website (note, this didn't work for me the last time I tried to print it.  I contacted the company, and I had two coupons mailed to me within a week, so ask for them now and you may get them while the BOGO is still running!)
Pillsbury Grand's Biscuts - Use $1/3 from 10/23 SS, 11/13 GM, 12/4 SS, 12/11 SS or 1/8 GM
All Laundry Detergent - Use $1/1 from 1/1 RP or $.75/1 (will double) from 12/4 RP (exp. 1/15)
Chex Mix - Use $1/2 from 11/11 SS or $1/3 from 1/8 GM
Crystal Light On The Go Drink Mix - Use $1/2 Printable Coupon
Pop Secret Popcorn - Use $.50/1 Printable, will double

Keep in mind, Shaw's does have a very specific policy for coupon use on BOGO items.  It can be confusing, but here is the actual language:

"ONE manufacturer BOGO coupon, ONE manufacturer “buy 2 get $$ off” coupon, or ONE “buy 1 and get $$ off” may be accepted per BOGO offer. No other coupons accepted for free or BOGO items."

Basically, what you CAN'T do is use a $ off one coupon on the item you're not paying for.  A BOGO deal does meet the requirement of a $ off 2 coupon, or you could use a BOGO manufacturer's coupon to get both items for free.  Keep in mind, Shaw's doesn't accept BOGO coupons printed online, so this would have to be a very rare insert BOGO.

Free Farm Stand Russet Potatoes ($2.99 value) WYB ANY Roast

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Pepsi Max or Mountain Dew 12-pack cans 3/$10

Prego Pasta Sauce 2/$3
Use $.75/3 from 1/8 SS2**, coupon will double
Final Price $3, only $1 each WYB 3
or Buy 2 at $3
Use (1) $.75/2 Smart variety (if included)
Final Price $1.50, only $.75 each

Produce Deals...if you received the Shaw's Coupon Book in the mail a couple of weeks ago, don't forget this week is when your $2 off any produce coupon is valid!  Here are some great ways to use it:

Red or White Grapefruit $1.49 each, FREE after coupon
Imported Cantaloupe $2.49 each, $.49 after coupon
Farm Stand Whole Carrots, $1.19 each, buy 2 to maximize the coupon, pay only $.19 each!
Shaw's Yellow Onions $1.49 each, FREE after coupon

Hood Country Creamer 2/$3
Use $.50/1 Printable Coupon, will double
Final Price $.50 each

Green Giant Healthy Steamers 2/$5
Use $1/3 from 12/11 SS
Final Price $6.50, $2.17 each

Nabisco Go-Packs Snacks 10/$10
Use $3/3 Nabisco Products from 1/8 SS1
Final Price FREE WYB 3

Coke 2-Liter B2G1
Use (2) $.99/1 coupons (like on Facebook), will double
3 Free with 2 coupons

Dole Fruit Cups or Jar 2/$5
Jar: Use $.75/1 from 1/8 SS1, coupon will double
Final Price $1 
Cups: Use $.75/2 from 1/8 SS2, coupon will double
Final Price $1.75 each WYB 2

Campbell's Slow Kettle Soups $2.99
Use $1/1 from 1/8 SS2
Final Price $1.99

Mueller's Pasta $.79
Final Price $.24 (coupon may double, but be prepared for manual reversal)

Tostito's Tortilla Chips 2/$5
Use $.55 off BOTH Chips and Tostito's Dip, coupon will double
Final Price Varies based on price of dip

Kleenex Tissues 2/$3
Use $.50/3 from 1/1 SS1, will double
Final Price $1.17 each WYB3

Suave Deodorant $1.69
Use $1/2 from 1/8 RP
Final Price $1.19 each WYB2

Beech-Nut Baby Food $.55
Final Price $1.10 for 4
Possible Catalina Deal (not advertised, but I had success last week)

Enfamil Formula $22.99 *GREAT DEAL IDEA*
Buy 2 at $45.98
Use 2 $10/1 Enfamil Formula Printable Coupon (no longer available)
Instant Savings of $5 WYB 2 Large Powder Baby Formulas 
Final Price $20.98, only $10.49 each!!!
Note, the Shaw's coupon policy states no printable coupon over $4.99 is accepted, however I am looking into this with Dan on the Shaw's Facebook Page so stay tuned!

*SS1 = Ken's on the front
**SS2= Post-Its on the front

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

*HOT* $10 Enfamil Formula Coupon

HURRY and grab this $10 off any Enfamil Formula 22 oz or larger coupon.  These are priced around $23 each at Walmart, almost half off!!!  The best I've ever seen is $5 off, so this one won't last long!

Thanks I Love to Gossip!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Holy BOGO Batman!

This week's Ad Scan shows a whole page of BOGO, yay!!!  Here are my favorites, match-ups to come!

Ken's Marinde or Salad Dressing
Perdue Split Chicken Breast
Gold Fish Crackers (FINALLY!  I bought 12 the last time they did this, ran out a month ago!)
Philadelphia Soft Cream Cheese
Barber Foods Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Crystal Light On The Go Drink Mix
Fage Greek Yogurt
Grands Biscuits
Chex Mix, Bugles, Cheerios or Gardetto's Snack Mix
Cedar's Hommus
All 2x Laundry Detergent

I am a little behind, in fact I haven't even updated my spreadsheet with this week's inserts.  Once I do, I will get the match-ups done and posted!!!

Shaw's Lean Cuisine Sale Plus Catalina!!!

I was so excited about this one, I couldn't wait for the rest of the match-up to share it!  Starting Friday, Lean Cuisine will again be on sale at Shaw's 5/$10.  Plus, there's a new Catalina deal running!!!

Deal Idea

Buy 10 Lean Cuisine Dinners for $20
Use (2) $1/5 From 1/1 SS2
Pay $18
Earn $3 Catalina for purchasing 8 or more
This way, you get to use two $1 off coupons, and the price per dinner is $1.80 plus $3 back

The other Catalina amounts are $1 back WYB 4 or $2 WYB 6.  I don't see any value in buying 4 since you can't use the $1/5 coupon, however buying 6 means a price of $2.20 each plus $2 back!

NEW Facebook Coupons to Print

I have 2 new "Likes" on Facebook today.  Head on over to these pages for some sweet savings:
 $1/3 Voskos Greek Yogurts when you share with three or more friends.

Old Orchard Frozen Juice Concentrate BOGO

*HOT* Newman's Own Salad Dressing Coupon

I just spotted this new $.75/1 Newman's Own Lite Dressing coupon on RedPlum.  Grab this one and save  it for a sale at Shaw's.  These products have been known to go on sale 2/$4, for a final price after the coupon doubles of only $.50!!!