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June 2, 2009

Let's Go Krogering! {Link YOUR Best Deals @ Kroger This Week!}


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!

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Printable Kroger Ad + Coupon Matchup (Cincy Region), June 1-7, 2009


Not too many great sales at Kroger this week, but there are some decent deals to be found. I can't tell you enough how hopeful I am for another Mega Sale at Kroger; my cereal stockpile is finally gone.

Kroger, we love you - bring the deals!

My Kroger Trip, Monday, June 1, 2009:



Spent: $75.41
Saved: $42.41, or 36%


(Not pictured: snacks for my son's t-ball game tomorrow night that were about $6.50 of my total.)

If you're looking at the picture and scratching your head wondering just how I'll feed my family of five on that for this week (three of whom are genetically destined to be tall like their 6'4" dad), that's understandable. It looks a little sparse even to my eyes.

Because I shop with an eye toward stockpiling freebies or cheabies (so cheap they might as well be free; thanks, Erin, for the funky term!) that my family uses regularly, I don't need to get *everything* each week. For example, last week I stockpiled some of the Smart Balance 50/50 Butter Sticks; they were $0.99 with a coupon. I have them in my extra freezer and I won't need to buy that item for a while.

Couponing works best when you adopt a stockpiling mentality - buy items when they're on sale with coupons to lower the price even more. Everyone has certain items they use week in and week out; start noting which items you buy weekly and always run out of and you'll have a good idea of what to start stockpiling for you and your family.

I'll be talking more about stockpiling this summer; right now, let's move onto the deals I found today at Kroger!

:: Honeysuckle Turkey Tenderloin, Buy1Get1FREE sale. Final price: 2/$8.99 (WOOT!)
(I'm cooking one of these on Sunday rather than ribs - better deal!)

:: Keebler Club Crackers, several varieties, on sale $2.49 ea
-->Blinkie by salads, Buy 2 Keebler Club Crackers, get $1.00 off bagged salad
Dole iceberg salad, 12 oz, sale priced at $0.99 - use this coupon to get it FREE!

:: Mike Sells (love me some local Ohio products!) Cheese Puffs, $1.79
-->$0.35/1 any Mike Sells printable here

:: Hunt Ketchup, $1.79 ea
-->FREE bottle Hunt Ketchup mailer coupon, click here to request yours as part of a $10 coupon book from ConAgra Foods.

:: Sunny Delight Smoothie, $1.79
-->$0.55/1, SS 05/31

:: Kroger Orange Juice, gallon, $2.39
-->$0.65/1, Kroger My Magazine mailer coupon

:: Pringles, $1.59 ea
-->$1.00/2, PG 05/17

:: Yoplait Yogurt, $0.50 ea
-->$0.45/6 printable here

:: Knorr Rice Sides, $1.00 ea
-->$0.75/2, RP 05/17

:: Ball Park Franks, $1.67 ea
-->$1.00/2, RP 05/17

:: Tyson Fresh Chicken Breasts, $1.99/lb
-->$1.00/1 coupon found in front page section of Sunday 5/31 Cincinnati Enquirer

:: Mount Olive Pickles, $2.00 ea
-->$0.75/1 Kroger mailed customer loyalty coupons

:: Kraft Easy Mac Cups, $1.00 ea
-->$1.00/2 peelie found by product

What deals did you find at Kroger this week? Link *your* Let's Go Krogering! post all week and help another reader save some $$!

**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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