Let's Go Krogering! Week of March 16

Posted by Marianne Thomas | 3/17/2009 02:00:00 AM | | 12 comments »

This feature is posted every Tuesday by 5:00 AM EST with a Mr. Linky at the bottom if you'd like to add your link to your own post about what deals you found at your local Kroger or Kroger-affiliated store. Please click here to read the rules; the html code for the 149x149 button is in my sidebar.

Feel free to link up to this all week and share the good deals you find at your local Kroger or Kroger-affiliated store! As always, please add a link back to me in your Krogering post. Not sure how to do this? Just email me and I'll walk you through it!


Click here for a printable file of this week's (03/16-03/22) Kroger Ad Matchup with current coupons (Cincy Region)

I was back at Kroger in full force this week - no Target for me this week. ;-)

The 10 Item Mega Event continues through Sunday 3/22 at Kroger so be sure to check the sale for stockpile items you might need. I noted a few unadvertised items that are are included in the 10 Item Mega Event; I've noted them on my Kroger Ad Matchup for this week.

Be sure to visit the links from last week's Let's Go Krogering! post as well as those from this week; since the 10 Item Mega Event is a two week sale spanning last week and this week, the deals linked to last week's Let's Go Krogering! post are still valid.

My Kroger Trip, 03/16/09:

Spent: $55.15
Saved: $105.85, or 66%

I took advantage of the sale to stockpile some items for our pantry. I also had an RX Transfer reward of $20 that I earned when I transferred a prescription to Kroger for refill; Kroger applies their RX rewards as a balance on your Kroger Shopper Card for you to use to lower your overall bill on one of your next shopping trips.

Other coupons I used for this trip:

:: (3) $0.40/1 Sargento Artisan cheese, SS 01/25

:: (1) $1.00/1 Sargento Finishers, SS 03/15

:: (3) $0.50/1 Chex Mix, SS 02/22

:: (1) $0.50/2 Irish Spring 3pks, SS 03/15

:: (1) $0.50/2 Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks (Kroger Mailer Q)

:: (1) $0.75/1 Kotex Tampons, SS 02/22

:: (1) $0.75/1 Welch's 50% less sugar juice, SS 03/08

:: (1) $1.00/1 Chew-lotta Bone, RP 03/15

:: (1) Buy1Get1 Free Meaty Bones wyb (1) Chew-lotta printable here

:: (1) Free South Beach Living Protein Bars (Kroger Catalina)

:: (1) $0.55/1 Danimals Crush Cup 4pk (Blinkie above dairy case display)

:: (1) $1.00/1 Planters Big Nut Bar 5pk (Tearpad; found in-store a few weeks ago)

:: (1) $0.75/1 No Yolks Egg Noodles printable here

:: (1) Buy1Get1Free Wheat Thins Artisan Crackers, SS 03/15

:: (1) FREE Oscar Mayer Deli Creations (Courtesy of an online giveaway I wrote for a friend)

:: (1) FREE Juice Fruit Gum 15 ct, SS 03/15

:: $0.65/2 Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage, RP 03/08

:: $1.00/2 Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh Lunch Meat (Blinkie; located above sandwich bread)

:: $1.00/1 Wholly Guacamole (I am addicted to avocados/guacamole!) printable here

It still amazes me that I can save so much with coupons while packing my pantry and freezer during these Mega Event Sales at Kroger. What a blessing!

I would imagine that next week's sale will look a bit *sparse* after two weeks of deals, deals, deals!! I plan on heading to Kroger on Sunday evening after the new coupon inserts arrive and doing one last stock-up trip before the end of this sale.

I *heart* going Krogering! I hope you'll share how much you saved when you went Krogering this week! Leave your link below and be sure to come back next Tuesday, 03/24/07, to see what I find next week and to link up your own Kroger or Kroger-affiliated store deals!


**As always, please add a link back to my Let's Go Krogering! post in your Krogering post and be sure that you add your post's permalink to the Mr. Linky so everyone else can find your deals (rather than just linking back to your blog's homepage). Need help doing this? Email me and I'll walk you through it!**

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  1. Jamie // March 17, 2009 9:53 AM  

    I love your Coupon/Sales Match Up list by-the way! I don't know why I hadn't notice it before now. Thanks for all your hard work putting this together!! I know how time consuming it can be!

  2. Marianne Thomas // March 17, 2009 10:22 AM  

    Jamie: Thanks. It's one of those things that I do for my own benefit; I like that I can share it to help other people save time + money.

    Everyone: If you see anadvertised deal in-store @ Kroger that has a coupon matchup; email me or leave a comment on the Let's Go Krogering! post; I'll revise my Weekly Ad Matchup to include your found deal.


  3. Andrea // March 17, 2009 4:27 PM  

    I love this site and this is a great idea! Kroger is my favorite place to grocery shop. I did pretty good during the mega event. Here is my breakdown:


  4. Marianne Thomas // March 18, 2009 6:23 AM  

    Andrea: Thanks!

    Hey, I noticed that your link above in the Mr. Linky widget goes directly to your home page; I'm going to replace it with the direct link to your Kroger post that you left in your comment. That way everyone can go straight to your deals.

    Thanks for commenting and sharing!


  5. Anonymous // March 18, 2009 6:25 AM  

    wow! I've been looking for a great site like this for some time. I love how you add additional sales you found not in the circular. i love that it's a printable version. Wow! I'm so excited, thanks for your hard work!!

  6. Andrea // March 18, 2009 12:13 PM  

    Ok thanks for fixing that! I am still sort of trying to figure it all out :-)

  7. FromThe Creek // March 18, 2009 3:17 PM  

    I finally got around to going this week...on the last day of our sale! Our sales start on the Thursday after your sales start.

  8. Marianne Thomas // March 19, 2009 7:55 AM  

    Anon: Thanks!

    My hope is that this feature will continue to grow so that all of us who love going Krogering can have the fullest picture of what deals are available each week.

    Thanks for commenting!


  9. Marianne Thomas // March 19, 2009 7:57 AM  

    From the Creek: I saw your post -- great work!

    Are you in TX? Kroger does vary their sale start/end dates across the different regions which is a bit tricky.

    Thanks for sharing!


  10. Mary // March 19, 2009 6:46 PM  

    Here's my breakdown from this week's Kroger trip!


  11. Lori // March 20, 2009 3:46 PM  

    Bless your heart! Your site is exactly what I have been looking for. I love that my Kroger store (Ralph's) double's coupons and now with your help I can take full advantage of it. Thank you SO much for your "Let's Go Korgering!" posts!!!

  12. Marianne Thomas // March 20, 2009 6:33 PM  

    Mary: Thanks for sharing your Krogering post.

    I'm going to pull your post's URL and put it in the Mr. Linky for everyone to find easily; if you need help doing this next week, just email me!


    Lori: I'm glad that my deep love for Kroger and the deals found at Kroger is going to help you!!! ;-)

    There are lots of great bloggers linking their deals so be sure to visit them; I do hope you'll share what you find at Ralphs with us as well.

    Thanks for commenting!