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This week, Copps let your double TEN coupons (up to $1 each) at the checkout. You still needed the $25 minimum purchase before they let you double them. Quick math —
10 coupons x $1 – that are doubled = $20…you only need to add $5 more or a few more coupons that they wouldn’t double.
Here was the problem…the sales weren’t that hot, LOL!
THAT is how you maximize the deals – matching coupons to the sales specials.
I still ended up with 2 transactions and $112.12 for $31.06, saving 72%
Here are the details:
-One “meal deal” – a 4# chuck roast that gave me free carrots*, potatoes* and dinner rolls*.
-3 Ronzoni pasta* – on sale for $1 each
-2 boxes Riceland Rice @ $1.15 each
-2 boxes TGIF potato skins @$2.50
-2 Deli Creations (for DH’s lunch) @$2.00 each
-2 packages split chicken breasts ($.89/pound)!
-2 pounds fresh strawberries @$1.88
-Skim Milk @$1.99
-4 packs Fiber 1 yogurt* (B1G1)
-2 YoPlus yogurt* (B1G1)
Now for the coupons…
$.75 off Ronzoni (doubled), $1 off two pasta (doubled), two $.50 off the rice (doubled), two $1.50 off the TGIF, $1.50 off two Deli Creations, Now for the yogurt! The YoPlus had $.55 peelies on them…add those to my three $1 off coupons and all doubled. I got paid $.43 to take the yogurt home!
Final total $77.31 for $24.54.
Not my best, but I got 10 pounds of meat, fresh veggies and fruit in the load and everything with a * was FREE!
-Dole pineapple in “jar” on sale for $2
-2 classic Coke* 20oz bottles @$1.69
-4 boxes Breton Crackers* (B1G1)
-Green Giant frozen California blend
-2 Marie Calendar dinners* @$2.00
-2 Reese’s PB cups @$.50 (my guilty pleasure!)
-2.5 # bananas @$.39 pound
-Nilla cakesters @2.59 (dh’s lunch)
Now for the coupons…
$.75 off Dole (doubled), two $1 off Coke and PB cup purchase(doubled), two $1 0ff 2 crackers (doubled), $1 off the pretzels (doubled), $1 off the Green Giant (doubled), two $1 off the Marie calendars (doubled) and $1 off the Cakesters (doubled)
Final total $34.81 for $6.52.
Better and everything with a * was FREE!
—>Grand total = $112.12 for $31.06
I already told ya what to do with the chicken in a previous post…the beef roast is already in my crock pot (with a can of beer and half a package of onion soup mix). We like to shred it and eat on buttered buns or add a little BBQ sauce! You can also substitute it for almost any recipe that I mentioned in my ground beef post.
What do I have my eye on for next week?
Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage $2.50
Buy 2 and use $1/2 from 4/18 Red Plum insert
Final price: $1.50 each after doubled coupon
(we loved this diced and pan fried with our red beans & rice)
String Cheese $1.00
Sale price, no coupon needed (Ms Sarah eats this almost daily!)
Del Monte Fruit Cups or Chillers $2.19
Use $1/1 from 4/18 Red Plum insert
Final price: $0.19 after doubled coupon – ti should be great for the hot days around the corner)
Roundy’s White Bread $0.38 (Limit 2)- LOVE this for french toast!
Use in-ad coupon to get sale price
Final price: $0.38 after coupon
Dawn Dish Liquid $1.00
Use $0.50/1 from 4/4 Proctor & Gamble insert
Final price: Free after coupon
Purex Laundry Soap $3.19
Use $1/1 from paper (I LOVE the all-in-one sheets)!
Final price: $1.19 after doubled coupon
Cottonelle Bath Tissue $4.98 (Limit 2 between Cottonelle Bath Tissue, Wipes and Viva Paper Towels)Use in-ad coupon to get sale price
Plus, use $1/1 Cottonelle from April All You magazine
Final price: $2.98 after doubled coupon**
**This is a good price so stock up
Until next time — happy shopping! (I need to get a shredded beef sandwich…)