UPDATED 1/14/09: I added my Rite Aid trip...forgot it the other night.
I haven't really looked at the grocery store ad to see if there's anything that I want to pick up this week. We still have enough meat to get us through this week so I may hold off until next week. I'll update this post and move it up, if I end up heading out to the grocery or find some other deals this week. CVS I had 13 ECBs that needed to be used 1/11/09. We headed to the store. Our health & beauty stockpile is just about at capacity so I decided to pick up toilet paper and Aquafresh toothpaste (I had $2 CRT for both of them) and earn a few ECBs back. I haven't been doing too much shopping at CVS lately.
**Those are the wrappers to the Christmas cat toys that my son wanted to get for the kittens...they loved them. Total OOP: $0.15 -- Earned 4 ECB
I purchased my items for the $15 Pepsi/Frito Lay rebate. We're not pop drinkers but it will come in handy when we have guests over or our Memorial Day picnic/pool party. You can read about the Walgreens deals here. I found one package of Lysol Wipes that were Buy 1, Get 1 Free. I tried to find two so I could get 4 tubs for $1.79. If you are heading out to pick up the Lysol Wipes, be sure to look for the Buy1, Get 1 Free packages. Total OOP: $29.08 -- Earned $10 RR and will get $15 in coupons from Pepsi/Frito Lay.
I decided to head out to pick up some items for our stockpile and do our monthly grocery shopping. I didn't get any meat since we are heading out to a butcher on Thursday night (I want to compare prices). Plus there really weren't any "good" deals on meat that I saw.
If you'd like a breakdown, just let me know and I will get my shopping list spreadsheet posted. I did have to get some rain checks. Since I have to take back the lunch meat that I bought, I'll check to see if they have them in stock plus I want to pick up more blueberries for the freezer (they go great in my Blueberry Muffin Frosted Mini Wheats...YUM-YUM). Total OOP: $45.70 -- saved 61% ($71) I also earned a CRT for 70 Box Tops!
I don't know why I went here. I had a list and purchased the items from it. It was an awful trip!! But I'm still way under budget for the month so I guess I'll get over it.
Total OOP: $37.03 -- saved 40% ($24)
The kids wanted to go check out the toys and video games (aka blow a little bit of their money). Plus we had 3 PS2 games to return to game stop and a Wii game that we had to return at Walmart. I grabbed a few coupons before heading out and picked up some free items while I was there. Total OOP: $.43
Since my youngest son still wears pull ups to bed, I decided to head out and pick up some. Our stock was low - like 2 pull ups left. Plus I had planned to go to Rite Aid last week to get the monitors so I could get the Denise Austin Workout Video.
Here's what I got (one of the Reece's Whips are missing): Total OOP: $20.78 - - Will get $6 back in rebates, Denise Austin Workout video, and $10 Rite Aid Gift Card! Plus I will use the send in for the Caregivers rebate.