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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

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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!

Shopping Scenario Sunday, 04/20/08

It's SUNDAY! Time to praise, time to relax, and time to scour the weekly ads for the best deals out there!

Let's all join together, Frugal Faithful, and share our best, most hopeful shopping scenarios for the week!

New to Shopping Scenario Sunday? Check out the rules here.

My CVS Scenario, 4/20-4/26:

Buy (2) SoftSoap Spa Radiant, $4.99 ea

*use (2) $1.50/1 coupons (not sure which Sunday insert)

Buy (1) Speed Stick 24/7 for Men, $3.99

*use (1) $1.00/1 coupon (RP, 3/30)

Buy (2) Gallons Milk, $3.29 ea

Total cost after coupons: $16.55 + tax

ECBs to use: $14.99

OOP cash paid: $1.56 + tax

New ECBs earned: $13.97 ($4.99 on each SoftSoap; $3.99 on 24/7)

While I'll lose about $1.00 in ECBs on this transaction, I'll still come out ahead with new ECBs for next week, some great stockpile items (we all like to be clean and smell good, right?), and (2) gallons of milk for only $1.56 + tax oop cash.

There are still lots of great monthly ECB deals at CVS and many other B1G1Free deals this week. Check out Slick Deals CVS deals list for this week here or Slick Deals monthly list for April here.

Put together your best, most hopeful scenario - whether it's CVS, Walgreens, Target, Wal-Mart, or your local grocery store - post it at your blog, then come back here and share it with the Frugal Faithful.

Then after you've made your deal, come back and comment to let us know if it went as planned or not.

Let's share information and help each other so we can be frugal with both our money and our time!