April 26, 2011

Let's Go Krogering! | Week of April 25, 2011 {Kroger 10/$10 Sale + Post-Easter Trip}

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This week, Kroger is running a 10 for $10 sale with many good coupon matchups.  Remember:  you don't need to buy 10 items to get the $1.00 per item price; each item is priced at $1.00 no matter how many you purchase.  The 10 for $10 wording is simply a catchy little advertising and marketing tactic.  ;-)

After hosting Easter - and making a couple of final trips to Kroger at the end of last week for Easter basket candy and fresh items for our family get together - I didn't need too much this week from Kroger.  I took advantage of the current Splenda catalina deal plus the $3/1 coupons from the SS 04/17 insert; they expire on 05/02/11 - use them soon!  I also made my usual Monday morning trip to Aldi for milk, eggs, produce, popsicles (a staple at our house!) and a few other items and spent about $26 on that trip. 

After spending about $400 in April (I've averaged my last four weekly spending/saving totals and I spent $398 and saved $321 or 48% during weeks 12-15 of 2011), it's nice to be in a "low" spending week.  With all the goodies leftover from yesterday's feast as well as the items I've got stockpiled in my freezer and pantry, I really didn't need much at all at the store this week. 
My Kroger Trip, Monday, April 25, 2011:

Spent: $14.05
Saved: $24.81 (64%)
Earned: $4.00 Catalina OYNO (Splenda)

Coupons used:

Dole Salad, $1.67 ea (Mgr Special)
$0.55/1 Dole Salad, printable here (good at Kroger only)
Final price: $0.67 ea

Kraft American Singles, $1.79 ea
$0.75/1 printable here (no longer available; I printed it early in April)
Final price: $0.79 ea

Maruchan Yakisoba, $0.99 ea
(3) $0.50/1, SS 03/13
Final price: FREE!

Open Pit BBQ Sauce, $1.00 ea
(4) $0.35/1, yellow hangtag found on product in store yesterday
Final price: $0.30 ea

Splenda Sweetener, $4.59 ea
*Catalina deal: Buy 3, get $4.00 OYNO*
(3) $3.00/1, SS 04/17 (expires 05/02/11)
Final price: $1.59 ea | $0.26 ea after catalina

Notable Sale Prices:

Hunt's Ketchup, 32 oz, $1.39 ea

PF Goldfish, $1.00 ea

For the full list of ad matchups for this week, check out this post (thanks, Savings Lifestyle).

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