Loving The Northwest

Loving The Northwest

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Shopping trips for week 2/21 - 2/27 - Peak In My Grocery Basket

Don't you always wonder what people are buying? For some reason it's always fun to see what people buy, that's why I starting posting my shopping trips. People are curious as to what is in your grocery cart, isn't that funny?

Here is my summary of grocery shopping from 2/21-2/27 (this week looks like a bunch of junk, which it is; but I'm stocked on everything else.  This week will be fruit and vegetables).

For the Month of February summary:
This includes food, cleaning supplies, animals, personal hygiene

Budget $500 a month (4 people, 4 dogs, 1 guinea pig)
Spent $554.99
Saved $306.85

Over budget by $54.99, and I have a $10 Safeway card that I had purchased still to use; not to too bad.

For the week of 2/21 I spent $107.33, Here's how:

Fred Meyer:

4 bottles Purex (I had a $1.99 rain check for each, I also paired it up with 2 B1G1 coupons)
2 bottles of All on sale for $2.99 (I used 2 $2/1 off coupons)
6 fruit pies 2/$1
2 bottle of Aussie Mousse $2.69 (used 2 $1/1 coupons)

Total $13.97


4 boxes of 100 Calorie snacks for the kids to try and put a review on their website
4 Right Guard sticks (2 $2/2 coupons)
Zyrtec ($4/1 coupon)

Total $24.21, received $7 RR. Saved $30.26


3 boxes 100 calorie Nabisco snacks
2 package of Kraft Singles
10 bottles Gartorade
Crest Toothpaste
Mini Oreos
Bought a $10 card for next purchase and so I can meet the $10 minimum on the coupon deals.

Total $28.76, saved $23.32 and received my $10 gift card


WinCo Foods:
3 gallons of milk
7 cans of dog food
2 bags of bagels
White Castle cheeseburgers
Wyler's drink mix
General Tso's mix
Beef bouillon cubes
Cake mix
Cake Frosting
additional stuff for my circus cake bulk items, gummy bears, animal cookies, pixie sticks (see my kids' website to see how the cake turned out)
2 jars taco sauce
Little Debbies cookies for my son
Mt. Hood peanut mix from bulk
Easter Jelly beans
Pizza dough

Total $40.42, $3.50 in coupons

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