I did it. I went to Publix yesterday and purchased 19 items with a retail value of $62.99 and my wallet was only $6.60 lighter when I walked out of the store. You read that correctly. SIX DOLLARS AND SIXTY CENTS! A savings of over $56!
Now, I did go in with intent only to buy specific items that were on sale and I had manufacturer and store coupons for but now I’ve got a nice little stockpile of things and can spend some $$$ on other stuff like produce & meat. I stacked Qs so I actually made money on a couple of items which made up for some others that did cost a bit out of pocket. Here’s what I got:2 boxes General Mills cereal (gotta have my Lucky Charm fix every now & then!) 1 Publix reusable bag (FREE! the Q is on the cereal boxes – get ’em while you can -they don’t expire until 2010) 2 boxes Mrs Pauls fish fillets 2 boxes Jello 2 Covergirl eyeliners 1 Scotch bubble mailer (ya never know when you gotta mail something) 3 (6pk) Motts applesauce 2 bottles vitamins (I made $$$ on these – $1.72!) 3 Coles garlic bread (great for those meals to be taken to friends w/ new babies) 1 half gallon organic milk
Now if I could only figure out how to save this much on shoes…