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Monday, June 16, 2008

Kroger Deals: June 16 - June 22

Time to look at the Kroger Deals in the Cincinnati Region for the upcoming week - once again, it's another lean week. There are a lot of Kroger brand deals featured with a re-run of many of last weeks deals.

As always, I'm posting these deals as part of BeCentsAble's Grocery Gathering. Be sure to check the Grocery Gathering on Monday and Thursday to find the best deals at your local stores.

Just a reminder, my Kroger doubles coupons up to $0.50 (doubling to $1.00); my final price reflects doubling. I hope your Kroger doubles, too!

Buy a $300, $600, or $1200 Kroger Gift Card, receive an additional 10% ($30, $60, $120) FREE. Good through July 31, 2008.

Kroger, like many retailers, wants to grab those tax stimulus check $$. If you have the cash in your budget to do this and you're a dedicated Kroger shopper, this is a smart way to get some FREE money.

Tennessee Pride Sausage, Fresh or Fully Cooked: $2.00

$0.50/1 any type, RP 5/18

Final Price: $1.00

Oscar Mayer Wieners, 16 oz: B1G1Free - save up to $4.19

$0.50/1, SS 6/15

Final Price: Price varies; use two coupons for maximum savings

Knorr Side Dishes, $1.00

$0.75/2, RP 5/18

Final Price: $0.50 ea

Kellogg's Cereal, asst'd varities, $2.50 ea

$1/produce When You Buy (WYB) 2 Kellogg's Cereal printable here

Final Price: Varies based on amount of produce purchased

Tostitos Tortilla Chips: $2.76

$0.55/1 Tostitos Chip + 1 Dip, SS1 5/18

Final Price: Varies based on cost of dip

Charmin Ultra Bath Tissue, 9 Mega or 18 Regular Rolls, $9.99

$0.25/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: $9.49

Bounty Paper Towels, $9.99

$0.25/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: $9.49

Honey Maid Graham Crackers, $2.50

$1.00/1 Honey Maid, 1 Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows, and 1 (6) pk Hershey Bars

Final Price: Varies

Tyson Breaded Chicken Frozen Bags, $7.99

$1.00/1, SS1 3/16

Final Price: $6.99

Dannon Activia or DanActive Yogurt, 4pks: $2.50

$1/1, SS 2/24

$1/1, SS 6/15

Final Price: $1.50

Ragu Pasta Sauce, $1.64

$0.50/3, RP 5/18

Final Price: $2.28 for 2

Vlasic Pickles, $2.49

$1/1 printable here (must play game first)

Final price: $1.49

Ocean Spray Juice Cocktail: $2.49

$1/1, RP 5/11

Final Price: $1.49

Nature Made Vitamins, B1G1FREE

$1.50/1 softgels, SS 6/1

$1/1, SS 6/1 and SS 4/20

Many, many high dollar ($3 and up) printables for specialized formulas here at these two locations:

Nature Made and Mood Plus

Final Price: Varies; use (2) coupons for maximun savings

Slim Fast Optima 6 pk, $6.00

$1.40/1, RP 5/4

Final Price: $4.60

SunSilk Hair Care, $3.00

$1.50/1 styler, RP 5/18

$1.00/shampoo or conditioner

Final Price: $1.50 or $2.00

Excedrin, 24 ct: $1.99

$2/1, SS 6/8

$1/1, SS 5/4

Final Price: FREE or $1.00

Colgate Total, 5.8 oz: $2.50 ea

$1.50/1, SS 6/1

Final Price: $1.00

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Other Good Deals This Week

Peaches: $0.99/lb

Seedless Grapes, Red or White: $1.25/lb

Kroger Eggs, Lg or XLg, 1 Dozen: $1.00

Kroger Buns, sandwich or hot dog: $1.00

Eckrich Bologna, B1G1Free (save up to $2.99)

Kroger Cheese, Bar or Shredded 6-8 oz or 12 ct Slices: 3/$5.00

Sweet Vidalia Onions: $0.68/lb

Sweet Corn: $0.25 ea

Please comment if I missed any deals; thanks in advance!

Monday, June 2, 2008

Kroger Deals, 6/2 - 6/8

It's been a couple of weeks since I posted the deals for Kroger (Cincinnati region) as part of BeCentsAble's Grocery Gathering.

By the way, BeCentsAble just underwent a huge blog re-design that looks amazing! Nice job, Chrissy and Kristin!

Just a reminder, my Kroger doubles coupons up to $0.50 (doubling to $1.00); my final prices reflect doubling. I hope your Kroger doubles, too!

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There aren't too many stellar deals at Kroger this week; here's what I've found so far and I'll update it tomorrow if I see any new deals at Grocery Guide.

Buy any 3, Get 1 Gallon FREE Milk (limit 2 per transaction)

Keebler Chips Deluxe or Sandies Cookies, $1.99

Keebler Cookies Take Alongs, $1.99

Kellogg's Fruit Snacks, $1.99

Kellogg's Cereal, 12 -31 oz, asst. varieties, $2.99

Kellogg's Pop-Tarts or Go-Tarts, $2.49

Final Price: varies on the (3) items; 1 Gal milk FREE (This is a good stock your pantry deal with snacks/treats for the summer if you have children out of school. Not such a great deal on the cereal - if anyone sees any Kellogg's cereal coupons or any other coupons for this deal, please comment with locations!)

Chef Boyardee Pasta with Meat cans, 14.5-15 oz, $1.00

Chef Boyardee Pasta with Meat microwavable, 7.25-7.5 oz, $1.00

$0.35/1 (either variety), SS1 5/18

Final Price: $0.30/1

Pillsbury Rolls, 8 ct can, $1.88

$0.50/1, ShortCuts (load it to your Kroger Card here)

$1.00/3, GM Insert, 5/25

Final Price: 3 for $4.14 using both the ShortCuts and the GM coupons (you can use these together!)

Dannon Light & Fit or La Creme Yogurt, 4pk, $2.00

$1.00/1, SS 3/2

Bluegrass Brats, 2/$5.00 or $2.50 ea

$0.50/1, SS2 5/18

Final Price: $1.50 ea

Final Price: $1.00

Frigo String Cheese, 13.6 - 16 oz, $3.50

$0.55/1, RP 3/16 and RP 5/11

Final Price: $2.50

Kraft American Cheese Singles, 16 oz, $3.50

$0.55/1 (Singles Select; not sure if this is in the sale), SS2 5/18

Final Price: $2.50

Jell-O Pudding or Gelatin, 6 pk, $2.00

$0.50/1 Dark Chocolate Pudding, SS 6/1

Final Price: $1.00

Red Baron Classic Pizza, 6.4 - 25.8 oz, $3.33 (3/$10)

$1.00/2, SS 4/6

Final Price: 2 for 5.66

Edwards Gourmet Pies and Mrs. Smiths Premium Pies, $4.99 ea

$1.00/2 Edwards or Mrs. Smith's Deep Dish Pies, SS 3/9

Final Price: 2 for $8.98

Tide Laundry Detergent, 48-64 loads, $9.99

$0.35/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: $9.29

Downy Fabric Softener, 52-60 loads, $5.99

$0.25/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: $5.49

Scott Bath or Extra Soft Tissue, 12 rolls, $6.99

$1.00/1 4pk or larger, SS2 5/18

Final Price: $5.99

Windex Glass Cleaner, $1.99

$0.40/1, SS 5/11

$1.00/1, printable from CleanHomeJournal

Final Price: from $1.19 or $0.99 depending upon coupons used

Fancy Feast Cat Food, 24 ct, $12.99

$1.00/1 24 pk, SS 4/20

Final Price: $11.99

Schick Quattro Trimmer Razor, $1.00 off with Shopper Card

$3.00/1, SS1 5/18

Final Price: varies depending on shelf price

Duracell or Energizer Batteries, 2/$11.00

(AA or AAA, 8ct; C or D, 4ct; 9v, 2 ct)

$1.00/1 any Duracell, SS1 5/18

$1.00/1 any Energizer, SS 5/4 and SS 6/1

Final Price: 2 for $9.00 with (2) coupons

Always Pads or Liners, 14-60 ct, $2.79

B1G1FREE, P&G eSaver Coupon (load it to your Kroger Card here)

Final Price: 2/$2.79

Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste, 2/$4.00 or $2.00 ea

B1G1FREE, P&G eSaver Coupon (load it to your Kroger Card here)

$0.75/1 Crest Pro-Health Sensitive, PG 6/1 (can use this with eSaver for maximum savings)

Final Price: 2/$2.00 (with eSaver); 2/$1.00 (eSaver + {1} PG coupon)

Crest Pro-Health Mouth Rinse, $4.99

B1G1Free, P&G eSaver Coupon (load it to your Kroger Card here)

$0.75/1, PG 6/1 (can use this with eSaver for maximum savings)

Final Price: 2/$4.99 (with eSaver); 2/$3.99 (eSaver + {1} PG coupon)

Old Spice Red Zone Deodorant, 2/$7.00

$1.00/2, PG 6/1

Final Price: 2/$6.00

Old Spice Bodywash, 2/$7.00 or $3.50 ea

$1.00/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: $2.50 ea

Gillette Body Wash, 2/$7.00 or $3.50 ea

$1.00/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: $2.50 ea

Final Price: 2/$4.99 (with eSaver); 2/$3.99 (eSaver +{1} PG coupon)

Oral B Indicator Toothbrush, $1.00

B2G1FREE, PG 6/1

Final Price: 3/$2.00

Oral B Indicator Floss, $1.00

$1.00/1, PG 6/1

Final Price: FREE

Secret Platinum Deodorant, $3.50

$0.50/1, P&G eSaver Coupon (load it to your Kroger Card here)

Final Price: $3.00 (these do NOT double)

Tag Body Spray, $3.50

$1.00/1, P&G eSaver Coupon (load it to your Kroger Card here)

Final Price: $2.50

Head & Shoulders Shampoo or Conditioner, 2/$9.00 or $4.50 ea

$1.00/1, P&G eSaver Coupon (load it to your Kroger Card here)

B1G1FREE, PG 6/1 (can use this with eSaver for maximum savings)

Final Price: $3.50 (with eSaver); 2/$3.50 (with eSaver + {1} PG coupon)

No Nonsense Socks, $1.00

$1.00/ any No Nonsense product, SS 3/9

Final Price: FREE!

Dial Liquid Hand Soap, 7.5-11.25, $1.00

$0.30/1, SS1 3/16

$1.00/3, SS1 3/16

$0.60/1, SS1 5/18

$1.00/3, SS1 5/18

Final Price: $0.40/1; $2.00/3; or FREE depending upon coupons used

Nature Made Vitamins, B1G1FREE

$1.00/1, SS 3/2

$1.00/1, SS 4/20

$1.00/1 SS 6/1

$1.50/1 (softgels), SS 6/1

Final Price: varies depending on shelf price. Use (2) coupons for best price.

L'oreal Cosmetics, B1G1FREE (face, nail, eye only)

$2.00/1, RP 3/30

$1.00/1 eye product, RP 3/30

$1.00/1 eye product, RP 6/1

Final Price: varies depending on shelf price. Use (2) coupons for best price.

Fructis Hair Care, 2- 13 oz, 2/$6.00 or $3.00 ea

$1.00/1, RP 2/3 and RP 3/9 and RP 5/4

Final Price: $2.00 ea

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Other good deals this week:

Kroger Eggs, Grade A L or XL, 12 ct, $1.00

Kroger or Country Club Butter, 1 lb, $2.00

Kroger Yogurt, 6 oz, 2/$0.89

Red Seedless Grapes, $0.99/lb

Kroger Lunchmeat, 4 x 6, any variety, B1G1FREE, save up to $2.99

Ball Park Franks, including Beef or Fat Free, B1G1FREE, save up to $4.19

Kroger Frozen Vegetables, 9-16 oz, $1.00

Sweet Corn in husk, 10/$3.00 or $0.25 ea

Fresh Pineapple, $2.99

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Be sure to visit the Grocery Gathering at BeCentsAble before you shop your stores this week!

If you see any Kroger deals that I've missed, please comment - share because you care!

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Kroger Deals, 5/12 - 5/18

I'm part of the Grocery Gathering over at BeCentsAble. Be sure to check here to find the best deals each week at your local grocery store.

As always, I'm highlighting the best deals for Kroger in Greater Cincinnati; most of these may also match up to your local Kroger as well. Check here for your local Kroger's weekly ad.

My Kroger doubles coupons up to $0.50 (doubling to $1.00); my final price reflects that doubled amount.

It's a better week at Kroger than last week. There are many great 10/$10 or $1.00 each items on sale along with some good B1G1Free deals. I'm still hopeful that next week at Kroger will be a coupon blowout with the approach of end of month graduations and Memorial Day Weekend.

Here goes!

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Buy a Kroger Gift Card for $300, $600, or $1200, get and additional 10% value added ($30, $60, or $120) FREE! (Limit one offer per household, exp. July 31)

*Kroger is trying to grab your Tax Stimulus dollars with this offer; it's a great idea if you have the cash on-hand to buy one of these cards and the discipline to use it within your budget guidelines. Don't we all just love FREE money?

Buy $20.00 of Horizon Organic Products, Receive a coupon for $5.00 off your next order! (This deal good through 05/24/08!)

Click here to register and print coupons for Lactose-Free Milk and Milk + Omega-3 DHA.

Buy (4) Post Cereals at 4/$10, get instant $4.00 off at checkout.

I am at a loss to locate any coupons for Post that haven't expired; if anyone out there has any, please comment with dates or links to printables.

And when Kroger has run this deal in the past, I've noticed that the Chocolate Cluster Honey Bunches of Oats DO NOT count. I mention that because there are still some good $2.00/1 printables out for those here.

Final Price: 4/$6.00 or $1.50 ea

Dole and Fresh Express Premium Salad, B1G1Free, $2.99

$0.50/1 Dole Salad, SS 3/9 (not sure if this has expired as I used mine already - anyone know?)

$0.50/1 Fresh Express Salad, SS 3/9 (not sure if this has expired as I used mine already - anyone know?)

Final Price: 2/$0.99 with (2) coupons

Nesquik Milk or Milkshakes, 13.5 - 16 oz, $1.00

$0.50/1, RP 4/27

Final Price: FREE

SoftSoap Elements Liquid Hand Soap, $1.00

$0.35/1, SS 4/27

Final Price: $0.30

Quaker Quakes Rice Cakes, $1.00

$1.00/2, SS 4/20

Final Price, 2/$1.00

Duncan Hines Cake Mix, $1.00

$1.00/1 DH Cake Mix and 1 DH Frosting

Final Price: varies

Barilla Pasta, 12-16 oz, $1.00

$0.50/2 Barilla Picolinni, SS 5/11 (I'm not sure if the Picolinni will be a participating item for this deal; wanted to list it just in case)

Final Price: 2/$1.00

Coke, Pepsi, 7Up and RC 2 Liters, 4/$5.00

Instant $1.00/4 at checkout

Final Price: 4/$4.00

Sunchips, $2.48

Instant $1.00/2 at checkout

Final Price: 2/$3.96

Pure Protein Bars, $1.00 ea

$1.50/2, SS 3/2

Final Price: 2/$0.50

Oscar Meyer Deli Shaved Meats, 2/$6.00

$0.55/1, SS 5/11

Final Price: 1/$2.00

Buy $20 in Huggies Diapers (including Little Swimmers and Pull Ups), get instant $4.00 at checkout

$1.00/1 Little Swimmers (priced at $6.99), SS 4/20

$2.00/1 Pull Ups (priced at $9.49), SS 4/20

$1.00/1 Huggies Diapers (priced at $9.49), SS 4/20

~~~Huggies Big Box, sizes 3-5, 88-144 ct, priced at $27.99~~

Final Price: varies

Revlon and Almay Cosmetics Full Line Sale, 50% off

$1.00/1 Almay, SS 3/9

$1.00/1 Revlon Mineral, SS 4/6

$1.00/1 Revlon Luster Lipgloss or Lipstick, SS 4/6

$1.00/1 Revlon Beauty Tool, SS 4/6 and SS 4/13

Final Price: varies

Colgate Toothpaste, 8.2 oz, 2/$4.00

$1.00/1 Sensitive, SS 5/11

Final Price: $1.00

SlimFast Ready to Drink Shakes 6 pk, 2/$12.00

$1.50/1 multi-pack, RP 3/2

$1.40/1 multi-pack, RP 5/4

Final Price: $4.50/1 or $4.60/1

Zyrtec, 30 ct, $18.99

$4.00/1 Adult Zyrtec, SS 3/30

Final Price: $14.99

Other Good Deals at Kroger this week:

Milk, 1/2 Gallon, $1.25 ea

Disney Magic, full line, 33% off

~~Many 10/$10.00 or $1.00 each items; if you have coupons for these, please email or comment with locations. Thanks!~~

Pictsweet Steamers

Little Debbies

LandOLakes Spreadable Butter or Margarine

Dannon Smoothies

Ben and Jerry Ice Cream Cups

Aunt Jemima Entrees

Banquet Brown and Serve Sausage

RediServe Chicken

Banquet/Michelina Frozen Entrees

Gatorade, Sobe, Propel Fitness Water

Pringles (cans)

ACT II Popcorn

Clorox Bleach/Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Betty Crocker Brownie Mix

Starkist Tuna Pouches

BumbleBee/Chicken of the Sea Tuna Cans

Rice-a-Roni and PastaRoni

Clif Bars

Vitamin Water/Smart Water

Earth's Best Baby Food

B1G1Free Deals:

Tyson Boneless, Skinless Breasts or Tenderloin, Frozen 2-2.5 lb

Eggo Waffles or Pancakes, 8-10 ct

Tyson Split Chicken Breasts, $2.69/lb

Eckrich Bologna, 16 oz, up to $2.99 ea

Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage, 14-16 oz Link or Rope, up to $3.99 ea

Ball Park Franks, 12.8-16 oz, up to $4.19 ea

Flexamin Joint Supplement 60-180 ct

Nature's Bounty Vitamins, 30-25 ct

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That's the best I see! Please comment if you've got some great deals or coupons that I missed!

Happy Savings!

Monday, April 28, 2008

Kroger Deals, 4/28/08-5/4/08

I'm a bit late in posting my Kroger deals for this week; thanks for your understanding. Life always comes before blogging!

Be sure to check out the store list at BeCentsAble's Monday and Thursday Grocery Gathering; it's a great starting point for planning your shopping.

These deals are good for Kroger, Greater Cincinnati area. Your Kroger weekly ad may also match up; I urge you to check your weekly ad here. Click on "Weekly Ad" and enter your zip code.

My Kroger doubles coupons up to $0.50 (doubling to $1.00); my final price reflects doubling.

Here goes!


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May 2- July 31, buy $300, $600, or $1200 worth of Kroger gift cards, get an additional 10% added to the value (additional $30, $60, or $120).

~Kroger is trying to grab those tax rebate/economic stimulus dollars which began rolling out from the IRS today. I think this is a great idea for dedicated Kroger shoppers who:

1) have the money in cash available to purchase the gift card; and,

2) have the discipline to use the card according to their budget planning.

If Kroger wants to give me free money, I'm certainly going to take it!

Now for the sale items and matchups:

Coke 12 pks, 4/$12.00

Instant $1.00/4.

Get (2) Cheezits free with (4) 12 pks Coke products.

Final Price: Coke, 4/$11.00; (2) Cheezits, FREE

Bounty Basic 8pk, $4.37

$0.25/1, PG 4/6

Final Price: $3.87

Charmin Basic 12 Roll, $4.37

$0.25/1, PG 4/6



Final Price: $3.87

Tyson Oven Bag Creations, 20% off Shelf Price

$1/1, SS 4/27

$1/1 Chicken, SS 2/24

$2/1 Pork or Beef, SS 2/24


Final Price: varies

Buy $20.00 of Horizon Organic Products, Receive a coupon for $5.00 off your next order! (This deal good through 05/24/08!)

Click here to register and print coupons for Lactose-Free Milk and Milk + Omega-3 DHA.

Final Price: varies

Pepperidge Farm Frozen Desserts or Breads, 50% off Shelf Price

$1/2 Pepperidge Farm Desserts, SS 2/24

$1/2 Pepperidge Farm Breads, SS 2/24

Final Price: varies

Jose Ole Taquitos, 2/$6.00

$1/1, SS 4/20

Final Price: 2/$5.00 or 2/$4.00 with (2) coupons

General Mills Cereal, assorted varieties, 2/$4.00

$1/3, SS 4/20

$1/2, SS 4/13

Final Price: varies

Dole Juice, 64 oz, $2.19

$0.50/1, RP 3/30

Final Price: $1.19

Cheer, 96 loads, $15.99

$0.35/1, PG 4/6

Final Price: $15.29

Bounce 105-120 ct, $5.99

$0.25/1, PG 4/6

Final Price: $5.49

Pedigree Dog Food, 15.9-20 lbs, $9.99

$1/1, RP 4/20

Final Price: $8.99

Whiskas Cat Food, 17.6 lbs, $9.99

$1/1, RP 4/20

Final Price $8.99

Ortega Taco Sauce, 16 oz, 1.99

$0.75/2, SS 4/20

Final Price: 2/$2.98

Mazola Corn Oil, 48 oz, $3.49

$1/1, SS 4/20

Final Price: $2.49

Prilosec OTC, $9.99

$1/1, PG 4/6

Final Price: $8.99

Colgate Premium Toothpaste, 2/$4.00

$1/1, SS 4/27 and SS 4/13

Final Price: 2/$2.00 with (2) coupons

Irish Spring Soap 8 pk and Body Wash, 18 oz, 3/$10

$0.50/1 Body Wash, SS 4/27

Final price: 3/$7.00 with (3) coupons

Pampers Diapers or Training Pants, $9.49

$2/1 any Pampers, PG 4/6

Final Price: $7.49

Maybelline, 50% off Full Line

$2/1 any face product, RP 4/27 and RP 2/10

$3/2 face products, RP 2/10

$1/1 mascara, RP 4/27

Final Price: varies

L'oreal Excellence Hair Color, $6.99

$2/1, RP 2/24 and RP 3/16 and RP 4/27

$5/2, RP 4/27

Final Price: $4.99 for 1 or $8.98 for 2

L'oreal Vive Hair Care, B1G1Free

$1/1, RP 4/27 and SS 3/16 and SS 2/10

Final Price: varies; use (2) coupons for maximum savings

L'oreal Skin Genesis, B1G1Free

$3/2 L'oreal moisturizers, RP 4/27

$1/1 L'oreal moisturizer, RP 4/27 and RP 2/24

$3/1 L'oreal moisturizer, RP 2/10

Final Price: varies; use (2) coupons for maximum savings

Gerber Baby Foods

Buy $15-$20, get $2 off next order

Buy $20-$25, get $3 off next order

Buy over $25, get $5 off next order

Other good deals:

Kroger Tendertwist bread and buns, $1.00

Kroger Chicken Breasts, 3 lbs frozen, $5.99

Ground Chuck, $1.79/lb

Pork Chops, $1.79/lb

Vidalia onions, $0.58/lb

Navel Oranges, $3.99/8lb bag (about $0.50/lb)

Mangoes, 2/$1

Watermelon halves and quarters, $0.39/lb

Kroger Coffee, 11.5-13 oz, $1.99

Kroger Sugar, 10 lbs, $3.98 (less than $0.40/lb)

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I think I got most of them; please comment and let me know if I've missed anything on sale or any coupons.

Happy Savings!

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Kroger Deals, 4/14 - 4/20

I'm participating in my first Grocery Gathering over at BeCentsAble; I'll be posting this week's deals at Kroger. I'll also link this to my Shopping Scenario Sunday for this week and kill two birds with one stone - as always, I try to be frugal with my time as well as my money!

I'm in the Cincinnati area so these deals are good for my region and are most likely good at all Krogers; I urge you to check your weekly ad for match-ups.

AND, very important, my Kroger DOUBLES coupons up to $1.00; my final prices reflect doubling if it applies.

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KROGER DEALS 4/14-4/20

Design a reusable shopping bag online here and receive a credit on your Kroger's Shopper Card for a FREE bag!

(See my design here!)

Buy (3) Pepsi product 12 pk cans for $9.00, get an instant $1.00 off.

Final price, 3/$8.00

Buy (3) any combination Pepsi product 12 pks (priced 3/$9.00) or Doritos (price $1.88), get (1) FREE reusable shopping bag.

NO LIMIT; great deal to combine with the instant $1.00/(3) 12 pks!

Buy any Everyday Living or GE CFL Lightbulb, get (1) FREE reusable shopping bag. (Limit 1 per household)

GE CFL Lightbulbs sale priced 2/$6.00

Tennesee Pride 16 oz Pork Sausage Roll, B1g1 Free, $3.69

($1.00/1 RP 4/13; $1.00/1 RP 3/16)

Final Price: $1.69 for 2 Rolls with 2 coupons.

Bob Evans Side Dishes or Sausage Gravy, $2.50

($0.35/1 Side Dish, 3/9 SS)

Final Price: $1.80

Yoplait Yogurts, 4-6 oz, $0.55

(Buy 4 Whips, Get 1 Free, SS 4/13; $0.40/6, SS 3/30 and SS 2/24)

Final Price: $2.20/5; $2.50/6

Charmin Big Pack, 9 Mega Rolls or 18 Big Rolls, $10.00

$0.25/1, PG 4/6

Final Price: $9.50

Bounty 8pk Giant Rolls, $10.00

$0.25/1, PG 4/6

Final Price: $9.50

Post Cereal, Assorted Varieties, 13-25 oz, $2.50

$1.00/1 SS 3/2

Final Price: $1.50

General Mills Cereal, Assorted Varieties, 12.2-18.25 oz, $2.50

$1.00/3, SS 3/9; $1.00/2, SS 4/13, SS 4/6, SS 3/16

Final Price: 3/$6.50 or 2/$4.00

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

$1.50/2, SS 2/10

Final Price: 2/$7.50

Bertolli Skillet Meals, 24 oz, $4.99

$1.50/1 Mediterranean Style, SS 3/2; printable $2.50/1 here

Final price: $3.49 or $2.49

Pampers Diapers, Jumbo Pks, $9.49

$2.00/2 PG 4/6

Final price: 2/$16.98

Sundown Vitamins, B1G1Free, 30-250 ct., No Price Listed

$2.00/1 RP 4/13, RP 3/16, RP 2/24

Final price: not sure; use 2 coupons for maximum savings

Revlon Cosmetics and Nail Care, Full Line, 50% OFF

$1.00/1 Revlon Beauty Tool, SS 4/13

$1.00/1 Revlon Cosmetics, SS 1/13

Final price: varies

Almay Cosmetics, Full Line, 50% off

$1.oo/1 SS 3/9, SS 1/13

Final price: varies

Shick Quattro Titanium Razor or Titanium with Trimmer, $8.99

Free Razor Refill with One Razor or Trimmer, RP 4/13

Final price: FREE REFILL

Tylenol Extra Strength, 100 ct, $7.49

$1.00/1 SS 4/16

Final price: $6.49

Other Great Deals This Week

Eggs, 1 Doz Grade A Lg or XLg, $1.00

Little Debbie Snack Cakes, 6-12 ct, $0.88

Kroger Buttercrust Bread, 24 oz, $1.00

Kroger Can Vegetables, 11-15.25 oz, 3/$1.00 or $0.33 ea

Kroger Cheese, Bar/Shred, 8 oz, Slices, 6 oz, Singles, 12 oz, $1.50

Sweet Corn, 8/$2.00 or $0.25 ea

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Please drop a comment if I missed any great deals! Let's share the knowledge and be frugal with our time and our money!



Friday, April 11, 2008

Going Green: Reusable Shopping Bags

Click here to design a reusable Kroger grocery bag (you'll need to register with Kroger.com).

Once you've submitted your design, your Kroger Shopper Card will be loaded with a credit for a FREE reusable shopping bag - just add one to your pile of goodies the next time you're in the check out lane!

And, if you're really handy with graphics, your design might just be the winning bag! Contest winner will receive $500 and will see their bag in stores - not too shabby!

You can see my design here!

Thanks to Denise over at The "Cents"ible Sawyer for posting this freebie; be sure to click over and check out the rest of the fabulous freebies she found today! She's a peach!

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Inspired by the idea of getting reusable shopping bags for FREE, I went a-hunting online.

If have a Wal-Mart nearby, mark your calendar for this upcoming Fabulous Freebie:

1 MILLION REUSABLE BAG GIVEAWAY, APRIL 19, 2008 (begins 8AM local time).

Click here for more info.

I also found many older links to municipalities and to other grocery chains that have held reusable bag giveaways in the past. I urge you to ask your local grocery store if they host giveaways for reusable bags and if they offer any discounts to shoppers who use reusable bags.

You should also contact your local government leaders about potential reusable bag giveaways; in many greener communities (think California), plastic grocery bags are being outlawed. As these laws go on the books, many communities host bag giveaways to jump start change.

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If you know your way around a sewing machine, you might want to try making your own reusable shopping bags.

Visit Morsbag for easy instructions and a how-to animation.

Another example here at About.com.

And one more here at The Creative Thimble.

Make a bunch for yourself, your family, and your friends; if your creativity garners compliments, you could even consider starting up your own home business! You could offer to partner with a locally owned grocery store, or you could go live online with your own store on Etsy.

*Does anyone know of any other retailers hosting reusable grocery bag giveaways or offering discounts to shoppers who use them? Comment and share the knowledge!

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Super Savings Saturday: More Kroger Deals


It's Super Savings Saturday over at Money Saving Mom - go join in the fun and see how much the frugal faithful have saved this week!

I did my usual Friday Krogering yesterday and of course, made use of the Kroger 10 Item Mega Sale to fill my cart with 30 of the participating items along with my other necessities.

These 30 goodies above were $55.00 (mind you, that's the sale price - all the 10 Item Mega Sale items are priced at either $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, and $2.50).

I paid $29.50 for them after the $5.00/10 items multiplied by 3 = $15.00 was discounted.

I also had $10.50 in doubled coupons for some of these items.

My total savings on these 30 items was $25.50 - a total savings of 54%. Not bad! And I haven't even taken into account that these items are at sale price, not full price. Even more total savings!

My total bill yesterday at Kroger for these items and the rest of my necessities was $86.20 for $171.o1 worth of goodies. I saved $84.81 with sales and coupons, a savings of 49%!

And I'm stockpiling my pantry, a key part of using coupons to be frugal. Buy low, buy much, and spend less over time.

The Kroger 10 Item Mega Sale runs through April 13 in the Cincinnati area; I'm eager to see the coupons in tomorrow's paper and how they match up to the sale. I foresee many good deals next week, too!

Happy Savings!

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Kroger 10 Item Mega Sale: The Coupons!

Alrighty, frugal faithful! I'm going to go through the items included in the sale and list the coupons I've found in recent Sunday inserts. For some, I have the date and insert for the coupon (ie: SS for Smart Source; RP for Red Plum; GM for General Mills); for some, I do not. I'll update this post as needed; email/comment if I missed any or if you've got linkage to printables.

The limit is (3) rewards per transaction, meaning you can buy any 30 of the items included in your Kroger Mega Sale and will receive a total of $15.oo off your order($5.00/10 items).

Best ways to save? Buying (10) $1.00 items for $10.00, getting $5.00 off $10.00 at point-of-sale leaving you a total of $5.00. Add coupons on top for each of the (10) items (and this works BEST if your Kroger doubles coupons) and you might find yourself at $0.00 or, even better, into those wonderful negative numbers we frugal faithful call "overage" - meaning you can get other items for free!

This sale offers many, many ways to leverage that overage in your transaction; plan on spending some time with your calculator before hitting the store.

I should remind you that I'm in the greater Cincinnati area; our Kroger ad runs Monday-Sunday and began 03/31/08. This sale runs through Sunday, April 13, in my region. Check Kroger online for details on your region.

$1.00 items

Pedigree Canned Dog Food, 22 oz (there are some $0.75/10 can coupons out there - good if you use this; printable here and here)

Gatorade Sports Drink, 32 oz

Sobe Lifewater, 20 oz

Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, 6.6-8 oz

Lipton Side Dishes (rice and pasta), 4.1-6.4 oz

Haagen-Dazs, 4-4.23 oz or cup

Manwich Sloppy Joe Sauce, 15.5-16 oz

French's Mustard, 12-14 oz ($0.50/1; printable $0.50/1 here)

Hormel Chili with Beans, 15 oz ($1.00/2)

Kroger Toaster Treats, 8 ct

Kroger Pretzels, 9-15 oz

Excedrin Extra Strength Tablets, 10 ct vial ($2.00/1; same coupon available as a printable here and here.)

Hershey's Whoppers or Milk Duds, 10-12 oz

Betty Crocker Cake Mix, 18-18.4 oz ($0.55/1 Mix and 1 Frosting printable here)

Pillsbury Biscuits or Rolls, 4-12 oz ($0.25/1 Crescents; $0.50/3 Grands)

$1.50 items

Scott Paper Towels Mega Rolls ($1/4 rolls)

Clorox Bleach Liquid, 82-96 oz

Philadelphia Soft Cream Cheese, 8 oz tub

Cheez-It Crackers, 7.5-10.5 oz

Peter Pan Peanut Butter, 14-18 oz

Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes, 4.5-7.6 oz ($0.35/1, SS 3/16 and GM 2/10)

Keebler Fudge Shoppe Cookies, 8.5-12 oz

Betty Crocker Pouch Cookies, 17.5 oz ($0.50/1, SS 3/16; $0.60/1 printable here)

Whiskas Temptations Cat Treats, 2.1-3 oz

Beneful Dog Food Prepared Meals, 10 oz

Pillsbury Refrigerated 4 ct Biscuits or Dinner Breads, 7.5-30 oz ($0.40/2 Italian Meal Breads, SS 2/17 and SS 3/16)

Progresso Light Soup, 18.5 oz ($0.25/1, GM 2/10)

Marie Callender's Pot Pies, 10 oz

Healthy Choice Simple Selections, 6-10 oz

Frito Lay Cheetos or Fritos, 8-10 oz

$2.00 Items

Kraft Cheese, bars or shred, 8 oz

Hot Pockets, 8-9 oz ($0.50/1, SS 3/16)

Kraft Cheese Slices, 12 oz (there's a $0.75/1 Kraft Singles Select out there, not sure if it works on this promotion)

Tidy Cats Litter, 10 lb

Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, 4.2-10 oz ($1.00/2, SS 2/24)

Classico Pasta Sauce, 10-26 oz

Kellogg's Fruit Snacks, 4.8-9 oz

Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats, 8 ct

Welch's Grape Jelly or Jams, 22-32 oz

Windex Glass Cleaner, 26 oz ($0.75/1 Antibacterial Multi-Surface; not sure if it will apply to this promotion; $0.40/1 Windex)

Dole Fruit, 24.5 oz jars or 4 pk bowls

Betty Crocker Premium Brownies, 20.5-26.7 oz ($0.50/2, SS 3/16)

Betty Crocker Muffin Mix, 15.2-19.6 oz ($0.50/2, SS 3/16)

Eggo Healthy Waffles, 12.3 oz

Jimmy Dean Breakfast Bowls, 8 oz

Jimmy Dean Sandwiches, 2 ct

Spam, 12 oz

Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfasts, 7.8-14.8 oz ($1.00/2, SS 3/2)

Clorox Wipes, 35 ct

Shout Stain Remover Liquid, 22 oz ($0.75/1)

New York Garlic Toast or Breadsticks, 10.5-11.25 oz ($0.40/1)

$2.50 Items

Breyer's Ice Cream, 48-56 oz

Thomas' Bagels, 20-22 oz

Tombstone Pizza, 16-27.7 oz

Minute Maid Orange Juice, 64 oz

Domino Sugar, 5 lb bag

Dannon Yogurt or Smoothies, 4-8 pk or 24-32 oz ($1.00/1 4pk or 8 pk Smoothies, SS 3/2)

Chips Ahoy! Cookies, 14-16 oz

Ritz Crackers, 12.5-16 oz

Edy's Dibs, 60 ct

Kellogg's Special K Bars or Bites, 4.6-4.87 oz ( $0.70/1 Special K Protein Products, RP 2/24; $0.55/1 Special K Bliss Products, RP 3/30)

Sara Lee Fruit Pies, 37 oz

Ziploc Food Storage Bags, 7-25 ct ($0.55/1, SS 2/24; $0.40/1, SS 3/16)

Weight Watchers Frozen Treats, 4-12 ct

Popsicle Frozen Treats, 18-30 ct

Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing, 16 oz

Morningstar Farms, 5.25-16 oz

Welch's 100% Grape Juice, 64 oz ($1.00/2, SS 2/10)

Vlasic Pickles, 16-24 oz

Buitoni Pasta or Sauce, 9-15 oz

Crisco Vegetable or Pure Canola Oil, 48 oz

Thomas' English Muffins, 11-13 oz

100 Calorie Packs, 4.2-4.86 oz

Dawn Detergent Liquid Dish, 12.8-28 oz

Newman's Own Salad Dressing or Mist, 7-16 oz ($0.50/1, 3/30)

Glade Candles, 4 oz ($1.00/1 4 0z Jar Candle, SS 3/16)

Milkbone Dog Biscuits, 16-26 oz

Kellogg's Cereals, Ass't Varieties, 8.4-19.1 oz (I'm not sure which cereals are included for this deal; printable here for Raisin Bran and Raisin Bran Crunch; $0.70/1 Frosted Mini Wheats; $0.70/1 Special K)

Oscar Mayer Maxed Out Lunchables, 13.2-15.6 oz

South Beach Wraps

Hunts Snack Pack Pudding, 12 ct

Email or comment with any coupons I've missed from the Sunday inserts and printables. Just like different regions run different versions of this sale, we also receive different coupons, too. Check yours to be sure!

Happy savings!

Kroger 10 Item Mega Event: $70.21 for only...


Actually, my total was only $4.96 after the Kroger discounts and my coupons.


So, what did $4.96 buy me this morning at Kroger? Take a look:



It's a bit blurry - sorry!

This was one transaction; the 10 Item Mega sale limit is three rewards per transaction. So of course I maxed it out with 30 of the participating items (along with a couple other good deals).

Here's the breakdown with coupons used (all coupons from recent Sunday inserts; the only printables I used were (3) different $2/1 any size Excedrin.)

I should note that my Kroger doubles coupons up to $1.00. Hope yours does, too!

$1.00 items:

(4) Excedrin - (3) printable $2/1 any size, click here and here; (1) $2/1 any size (Sunday inserts) coupon

(2) French's Mustard - (2) $0.50/1 coupons

(2) Hormel Chili with Beans - (1) $1/2 coupon

(6) Pillsbury Grands Biscuits - (2) $0.50/3 coupons

(2) Pillsbury Crescent Rolls - (2) $0.25/1 coupons

(2) Pepperidge Farm Goldfish - No coupons! My kids love them!

$1.50 items:

(4) Scott Paper Towel Rolls - (1) $1.00/4 coupon

(2) Betty Crocker Cookie Pouches - (2) $0.50/1 coupons

(1) Cheezit Cracker - No coupon! My kids love them!

$2.00 items:

(2) Quaker Chewy Granola Bars - (1) $1/2 coupon

(1) Shout Stain Treatment - (1) 0.75/1 coupon

$2.50 items:

(1) Dannon Light 4pk Smoothies - (1) $1/1 coupon

(1) Milk Bones - (1) 0.55/1 coupon

My other items:

(2) Cottonelle 4pk on sale for $0.99 ea - (2) $0.25/1 coupons

(1) Shed Spread on sale for $0.98 - (1) $0.50/1 coupon

Bananas, 0.87 lbs at $0.56/lb - $0.49

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In the Cincinnati area, this sale is ongoing through April 13, 2008. I plan on going to Kroger again...and again...and again!

Please note that the items included in and length of this sale will likely vary from region to regin. Visit Kroger online to view the ad for your zip code.

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I have gone through all my Sunday inserts and pulled all the coupons I have for the participating products; I plan on posting a list of these later today to help everyone in getting the best deal. Come back and check it out!

Do you have links to printable coupons for this sale? Please comment or email me and I'll add them to the list with credit back to you!

If you'd like to see how other bloggers are making this deal work for them, visit the carnival going on for this sale at Money Saving Mom!

Happy Savings!