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Sunday, April 20, 2008

Kroger Deals, 4/21-4/27

I'm participating in the Monday Grocery Gathering over at BeCentsAble. If you're looking for breakdowns on weekly deals at stores around the country, click here and check for your store.

As always, I'm covering Kroger in the greater Cincinnati area. Our sales start on Monday; you may find many of these deals match up to your local Kroger. I do advise you to check Kroger's online weekly ad for your zip code.

Also, my Kroger doubles coupons up to $1.00; the final price I list reflects doubling.

There are many repeats from last week as well as some other good deals this week. Here goes!


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Best deal this week:

General Mills Cereals, 9-14oz
Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks, 4.5-9 oz
Nature Valley, Fiber One, and Milk & Cereal Bars, 5.3-8.4 oz

4/$10.00, mix and match.

Buy any 4, get an instant $4.00 off at checkout, making them 4/$6.00.

Add on any of these coupons to bring your price down even lower:

$1.00/3 General Mills Cereals (SS 4/20)

$0.50/1 Nature Valley Granola Bar (SS 4/20)

$0.75/2 Nature Valley Granola Bars (SS 3/9)

$1.00/2 General Mills Cereals (SS 4/13, SS 4/6)

$0.50/2 Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks (SS 3/9)

Final Price: Varies by coupon; potentially as low as 4/$2.00 using (4) $0.50/1 NV Granola Bar Coups!

Carryovers from last week:

Boston Market Dinners, 9-16 oz and Smart One Entrees, 4.9-10.25 oz, 5/$10.00

Buy 5, get instant $3.00 off at checkout.

Final Price: $5/$7.00 or $1.40 ea

Bertolli Skillet Meals, $4.99

$1.50/1 (RP 3/2)

$2.50/1 printable here

Final Price: $3.49 or $2.49

Freshetta Pizza, 9.4-29.6 oz, 2/$9.00

$1.50/2, SS 2/10

Final Price: 2/$7.50

New deals this week:

Purex Liquid, 14-32 loads, 2/$5.00

$1.00/2, SS 3/16

Final Price: 2/$4.00

Brawny 6 Big Rolls or 8 Regular Rolls, $6.49

$1.00/2 ct or larger package, RP 4/20

Final Price: $5.49

Quilted Northern Bath Assorted 12 Double Rolls, $5.99

$1.00/1 6 ct Double Roll pack or larger, RP 4/20

Final Price: $4.99

Sun Chips, Assorted Varieties, 11-11.5 oz, $2.48 ea

Buy 2, get an instant $1.00 off at checkout.

$0.55/1, SS 4/20

Final Price: 2/$2.96

Garnier Fructis Shampoo and/or Conditioner, 2/$5.00

many, many $1.00/1 coupons out for these; check your inserts

Final Price with (2) coupons: 2/$3.00

Physician's Formula Cosmetics, 40% off Full Line

$1.00/1, SS 4/20

Final Price: varies

Zyrtec Pediatric Tablets, 10 mg, 12 ct, $9.99

$2.00/1, SS 3/30

Final Price: $7.99

Ensure 6 pks, $6.99

$1.00/1, SS 2/10 and SS 3/30

Final Price: $5.99

Shick Disposable Razors (men's and women's), 3-10 ct, $5.00

B1G1Free, SS 4/20

Final Price: 2/$5.00

Other good deals this week:

Kroger is celebrating Earth Day, April 22, by offering great sales on their Private Selection Organics line, including produce, milk, beans, cereal, and frozen veggies. Check it out if you eat organic!

Kroger is also offering some great deals on these Kroger brand items:

Hotdog/hamburger buns and Tendertwist bread: $1.00 ea

1/2 Gallon milk, $1.25 ea

1 Gallon Orange Juice, $2.88 ea

16 oz Bar or Shred cheese, $2.99 ea

1 Doz Lg or XLg Eggs, $1.25 ea

16 oz Sour Cream or Dips, $1.00 ea

26 oz Pasta Sauce, $1.17

2.5-3 lbs Frozen Chicken breasts, tenders, thighs or cutlets, $5.99 ea

8 lb Jumbo Russet Potatoes, $2.48

Watermelon halves or quarters, $0.39/lb

That's the best I see at Kroger this week; if I missed a deal, drop me a comment or an email and let me know so I can revise this post.

On a personal note, it's looking to be an uber-busy week for me:lunch duty, Girl Scouts, various sports, the usual day-to-day mommying and canine wrangling, along with bloggity biz of all sorts.

So I'm ever so thankful that my blogging buddy Kyle over at Rather Be Shopping is guest posting on Tuesday! If you haven't checked out his monster online coupon code site, go here now. Right now! Oh no...don't tell me you've gone shopping online recently and didn't look for a coupon code - I'll swoon into a heap of frugal-fizz!

Seriously, Kyle's site is a great resource if you're a busy mom who online shops to save time, gas money, and most of all, the stress of dragging your darlings from store to store. Online shopping makes so much sense for all those reasons; why not save some extra $$ by using a coupon code to get a sweeter deal?

I'll post a Q&A interview I did with Kyle here tomorrow (4/21). He's a great guy and a true member of the Frugal Faithful.

Until then, Happy Savings!


Andrea said...

Hi Marianne,

I just wanted to add that shortcuts has some GM coupons that go nicely with the GM sale this week for additional savings!

Robyn said...

Just wanted to share I have a shortcuts Kroger e-coupon for Nature Valley too so this will be an even better deal. Might want to go get it or at least sign up if you don't use shortcuts. Good for stacking.

Kyle @ Rather-Be-Shopping said...

Thank you for the very nice intro Marianne! I hope my posts and coupons can save the frugal faithful some money!

Also, send me a picture of you in a frugal-fizz, I gotta see that! :-)

Tara said...

You can print $.50/1 Cheerios and $.50/1 Fiber One Chewy Bars at

I don't think there's a limit either. The site has let me print 8 copies of each coupon so far, and they all have different numbers on them.

Anonymous said...

what about the .99 for cottonelle toilet paper? and there was a printable out there that would make it almost free if it doubled...

Nancy said...

My Kroger won't accept computer printed coupons.

Marianne Thomas said...

Thanks for all the great links and hints, everyone.

To Nancy, and to everyone out there who may have been told "no" to using printables, my advice is this:

Kroger's online site offers coupons that load to your Shoppers Card through ShortCuts and P&G Brandsaver.

BUT, they also have a link to printables through

If you go to Kroger's site, click the "In Store" tab, then click "Coupons" you'll see all three of the above on the "Coupons" page.

So, my thinking on this issue - one I've seen across the blogosphere - is this: the Kroger store/store manager who is saying "no" to printable coupons may not even be aware that Kroger's online site links to and encourages their customers to use printables.

If you're brave enough to tackle educating your store manager about this discrepancy, you might help yourself and other shoppers who've had their printables turned down.

Go prepared (look at the Kroger site and make some notes to share with the manager), and go with a smile and with the idea of educating/enlightening, not demanding.

If you're still turned down cold, then you could approach the district manager or even corporate and point out this obvious discrepancy and also how you tried to remedy it at the store/store manager level. Again, go with grace and a smile.

Bottom line: Kroger's online site offers and encourages their customers to use printables. Each store should honor them.

Marianne Thomas said...

Yes, the Cottonelle is still 4pk for .99! Good save! :-)

Thanks so much for catching that missed deal; I think I missed it because it's run for the last two/three weeks.

There are some .25 coupons in the inserts for Cottonelle. I haven't seen the printable; if anyone has the link, please post it.

Thanks again!