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This Week's Deals

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    NEWSLETTERS

    So...wondering where I've been? Me too - I look back at my week and all too often wonder where the time went? Work was busy, so my posts have been scrarce! Hoping things will calm down this week!

    In the meantime, here are the deals I'm excited about checking out this week. Remember - the grocery deals will end on Tuesday - so hurry!

    kroger

    (Compliments of Couponing 101)

    Pillsbury Cinnamon, Crescents or Grands 4-5ct or Pizza Crust $1 ea. wyb 4
    - 35¢/1 Crescents IP
    - 50¢/2 Grands IP
    - 35¢/1 Crescents IP
    - 35¢/1 Sweet Rolls IP
    - 25¢/1 or 35¢/1 Crescent Q (1/4 GM, 1/25 SS, 2/8 GM, 3/15 SS)
    - 30¢/1 Sweet Rolls Q(1/4 or 2/8 GM)
    - 30¢/2 or 50¢/3 Grands Q(2/8 GM or 3/15 SS)
    - 40¢/1 Pizza Crust Q (1/18 or 1/25 SS)
    = FREE when you buy 4

    Land O Lakes Butter $2
    - 50¢/1 Q (3/29 SS)
    = $1

    Orville Redenbacher’s Popcorn B1G1Free $3.19
    - $1/2 Q (3/22 SS - Kroger booklet)
    - $1/2 Natural Gourmet Popcorn Shortcuts e-Coupon
    - $1/2 Natural Gourmet Popcorn Cellfire e-Coupon
    = $1.10 ea.

    Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks $1.67
    - 50¢/2 Q (3/8 SS)
    - 75¢/2 Cellfire e-Coupon
    = $1.17 - $1.30 ea.

    Duncan Hines Cake Mix $1
    - 35¢/1 Q (3/29 SS)
    = Free

    French’s Mustard $1.25
    - 50¢/1 Q (3/29 SS)
    = 25¢
    Earn a $1 OYNO when you buy 2
    = 50¢ moneymaker when you buy 2 and use 2 coupons!

    Quaker Rice Snacks $1
    - $1/1 Q (3/29 RP)
    =Free

    Barilla Pasta $1.39
    - $1/1 Q (3/29 SS)
    = 39¢
     

    Beef Brisket 99¢/lb

    Red Seedless Grapes 87¢/lb

    Springdale Gallon Milk $1.99

    DiGiorno or California Pizza Kitchen Pizza $5.49 ea. + Free Dreyer’s Ice Cream when you buy 2

    **UPDATE**

    Made my Kroger run today & was very pleased to find them well-stocked with all the essentials! However, I did notice that the 4-pack of Cottenelle was missing...that's strange! Have you experienced this at your Kroger?

    Here's What I Got (2 Transactions/3 of the same like coupon in each transaction):

    =6 Duncan Hines Cake Mixes

    =6 Land O Lakes Butter (1lb)

    =2 bags of tortilla chips

    =2 Sense & Sprays (Sale priced at $5!)

    =6 packs of Angel Soft toilet paper (4-pack)

    Total Damage: <$10

    I love Kroger!


     

    CVS Deals 4/5-4/11

     

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    Buy Oval or Rectangle Bamboo Basket @ $1.99, Get $1.99 ECBs (Sun. and Mon. ONLY!)
    Free after ECBs (Limit 2)

    Buy Easter Grass @ 79¢, Get 79¢ ECBs (Sun. and Mon. ONLY!)
    Free after ECBs (Limit 2)

    Buy Skintimate Cream Shave @ $3.49, Get $3.49 ECBs
    Free after ECBs (Limit 1)

    Spend $20 on Covergirl, Earn $10 ECBs (limit 1)
    - $4/1 Covergirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation (4/5 P&G)
    - $1/1 any Covergirl Q (4/5 P&G)

     



    Walgreens Deals 4/5 - 4/11

    Buy Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste @ $3.49, Get $3.49 Register Rewards
    Use $1.50/1 or $1/1 coupon from the March or April All You Magazine
    Use 75¢/1 coupon from the 3/15 SS or 3/29 SS
    Use $1/1 printable coupon

    Pay $2.74 - $1.99 out of pocket (or with RRs from previous weeks)
    75¢ - $1.50 Money-maker after coupon and Register Rewards!

    Buy TWO Visine A.C. @ $3.99 each, Get $3 Register Rewards (there are other participating products as well, but this is by far the best deal)
    Use TWO $3/1 coupons from the 3/15 RP
    Pay $1.98 out of pocket (or with RRs from previous weeks)
    $1.02 Money-maker after coupons and Register Rewards!

    Glade Flameless Candle or Lasting Impressions - $5.99
    Use $4/1 coupon from the 3/29 SS
    Send in for the $2 Easy Saver Rebate #18

    FREE after coupon and rebate

    Oust Sanitizer - $2.99
    Use $2/1 coupon from the 3/29 SS
    Send in for the $1 Easy Saver Rebate #20

    FREE after coupon and rebate

    Hershey’s Candy - $2.50 each
    Use $1.50/1 coupon from the 3/15 SS
    Use $1.50/3 printable coupon
    Send in for the $5 Easy Saver Rebate #25 (must buy 4!)

    88¢ each after coupon and rebate

    Buy TWO Reach Ultra Clean Toothbrushes or Floss @ $2.50 each, Get $2.50 Register Rewards
    Use $1/1 coupon from the 2/8 RP
    Use $1.50/2 coupon from the 3/15 SS

    Pay $3.00 - $3.50 out of pocket (or with RRs from previous weeks)
    25¢ - 50¢ each after coupon and RRs


     

    Tom Thumb Deals 4/1-4/7

    Buy 5, Save $5 - Mix & Match
    - Tostitos Tortilla Chips, 9-13.5 oz - $1.99, after promo
    - Tostitos Salsa or Con Queso, 15-15.5 oz - $1.99, after promo
    - Ruffles Potato Chips, 9-11.5 oz - $1.99, after promo
    - Aquafina or Splash, 6-pk, 16.9 or 24 oz - $1.99, after promo
    - Pepsi, 6-pk, 24 oz bottles - $1.99, after promo
    - Gatorade, 8-pk, 16.9 or 20 oz - $3.99, after promo
    Be on the lookout for <$2.00> Gatorade peelies
    Plus wyb 5 you get a coupon for a FREE MLB Team T-shirt!

    Eating Right Baby Peeled Carrots, 1-lb - $0.98

    Imperial Sugar, 4-lbs - $1.79, limit 2
    Use <$0.30> 03/29 SS = $0.89

    Ro-tel Diced Tomatoes, 10 oz - $0.50

    Dixie Value Pack Plates, 40, 50 or 100 ct - $2.99 with in-ad coupon, limit 1
    Use <$0.35> 03/15 RP = $1.94, with $10 purchase

    Rancher's Reserve New York Strip Steak, bone-in - $3.97/lb.
    Use <$2.00>/$20.00 here = varies

    Jumbo Raw Shrimp, shell-on, 21-25 ct - $5.99/lb (sold in 2-lb bag)

    Large Red King Crab Legs & Claws, 16-20 size - $8.99/lb

    California Cuties, 5-lb box - $5.88
    Use <$1.00> Tom Thumb IP here = $4.88, with $10 purchase
    (There are <$1.00> MFGC's in 03/08 SS but they expired 03/31, if your store will take it since it's just a few days you will get a stellar deal on clementines)

    Nabisco Oreo Cookies, 5-18 oz - $1.99 with in-ad Super Coupon, limit 1

    Tyson Frozen Breaded Chicken Selections, 25.5-29 oz - BOGO @ $7.99
    Use (2) <$1.00> 01/04 SS (exp. 04/05) or 03/08 SS = $5.99/2 or $3.00 each

    Progresso Soup, 18.5-19 oz - $1.00
    Use <$0.25>, Light variety, 02/08 GM (exp. 04/04) = $0.25
    Use <$0.50>/2 02/08 GM (exp. 04/04) = $1.00/2 or $0.50 each or

    Lucerne Large Eggs, Grade AA, 18 ct - $1.49 with in-ad Super Coupon, limit 1 with $10 purchase

    Green Seedless Grapes - $0.88/lb

    Lucerne Butter, 16 oz - $0.99 with in-ad Super Coupon, limit 1

    Quaker Life Cereal, 15 oz - $0.99 with in-ad Super Coupon, limit 1
    Use <$1.00> here = FREE
    (Coupon is for the Maple & Brown Sugar variety)

    Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts - $1.99/lb

    Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap, 7.5 oz - $1.00
    Use <$0.35> 03/29 SS = FREE

    Apples, Assorted 3-lb bag - $1.99