My Kroger Shopping Trip 10/22/12

by Beth Montgomery on October 23, 2012 · 2 comments

in Frugal Living, Kroger, Store Deals

Have you been to Kroger this week? There’s a wonderful General Mills sale with matching coupons. My husband and I headed there this week to stock up on some much needed items like granola bars and cereal. Here’s the transactions we did broken down for you.

Check out the Kroger Weekly Ad matchup for the sale items along with matching coupons.

Transaction #1

Qty Product Reg. Price Sale Coupon Dbl. Coupon Final Price
4 Chex Mix Snack Mix $2.99 $0.99 $0.50/2 $0.50/2 $7
2 Nature Valley Granola Bars $3.28 $0.78 $0.50/2 $0.50/2 $4
1 Fiber One Chewy Granola Bars $3.99 $1.49 $0.60/1 $1.90
1 General Mills Cereal Bars $3.59 $1.09 $0.50/1 $0.50/1 $1.50
3 Pillsbury Toaster Strudels $2.09 $0.09 $0.85/3 $5.15
1 Ortega Taco Shells Kit $1.89 $0.64 $0.75/3 $0.50
1 Ortega Enchilada Sauce $1.89 $0.64 $1.25
1 Ortega Taco Shells $1.29 $0.04 $1.25
1 Betty Crocker Muffins $3.29 $0.49 $0.50/1 $0.50/1 $1.80
2 Betty Crocker Potatoes $1.67 $0.67 $0.50/2 $0.50/2 $1
2 Mott’s Fruit Snacks $2.99 $0.99 $0.60/2 $3.40
1 Golden Grahams Cereal $3.44 $0.94 $0.50/1 $0.50/1 $1.50
TOTAL $53.49 $14.44 $5.80 $3 $30.25

I saved 43% and got back $20 in coupons for my next shopping trip!

Transaction #2

Qty Product Reg. Price Sale Coupon Dbl. Coupon Final Price
1 Multigrain Cheerios Cheerios $4.24 $1.74 $1/1 $1.50
1 Quaker Life Cereal $3.19 $1.20 $1/1 $0.99
3 Cocoa Puff’s Cereal $3.44 $0.94 $0.50/1 $0.50 $4.50
1 Golden Graham’s Cereal $3.44 $0.94 $0.60/1 $1.90
2 Pillsbury Toaster Strudels $2.09 $0.09 $0.85/2 $3.15
5 Betty Crocker Potatoes $1.67 $0.67 $0.50/2 $0.50 $2
1 Betty Crocker Potatoes $1 $1
3 Helper Skillet Meals $1.67 $0.17 $0.75/3 $3.75
1 Lettuce (head) $0.99 $0.99
2 Cucumbers $0.59 $1.18
3 Grapefruit $0.99 $2.97
5.19 Pears (per pound) $1.69 $0.72 $5.03
2 Pillsbury Cookies $2.84 $0.34 $1/2 $4
2 Pillsbury Cookies $2.77 $0.27 $0.75/2 $4.25
2 Capri Sun Water $2.50 $5
1 Kroger Ketchup $1.39 $1.39
1 Tai Pei Egg Rolls $2.59 FREE $-
1 Mars Mixed Candy $5.99 $0.99 $5
2 Yoplait Kids Yogurt $1.99 $0.75/2 $3.23
9 Yoplait Yogurt Cups $0.60 $1.10/8 $4.30
4 Kroger Instant Pudding $0.69 $2.76
4 Kroger Instant Gelatin $0.37 $1.48
1 Ortega Taco Seasoning $0.79 $0.79
2 Nivea Lip Balm $2.99 FREE $-
4 Kroger $5 Off GM Coupons $5 off $(20)
  TOTAL $100.21 $16.68 $39.37 $3 $41.16

I saved 58% and got another $20 in coupons to use on my next shopping trip.

Final Total

Regular Price: $153.70
Sale Savings: $31.12
Coupon Savings: $45.17
Double Coupon Savings: $6
Final Cost: $71.41

Saved 53% and I have $20 in coupons to use on my next shopping trip, plus I earned $1.90 in my SavingStar account.

While making your grocery list, make sure you haven’t missed any recently added deals at Kroger, plus check out all the deals for grocery shopping.

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1 Kristi October 25, 2012 at 12:24 PM

I did very well at Kroger too! $145 worth of groceries for $80, plus $15 to spend on my next trip!! Woohoo! Thanks so much for your website. It really makes it easy to save money!

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2 Beth October 25, 2012 at 2:29 PM

That is great and you’re so very welcome. Thanks for sharing how well you did and I’m thrilled I helped you save!

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