Weekly Budget and Savings Update

Total (in picture) =  $21.39

It was a big week! I did great at Price Chopper, but there were a few things I was hoping to get that they did not have. I can always get them next week. I finished off the week with a Costco run where I used a ton of the coupons they sent out this month.  The Costco stuff is not in the picture since I went on a different day. There were definitely some good deals there (and it should be enough for quite a few meals).
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Price Chopper = $19.75

Yoplait Splitz FREE
Rotissarie Chicken FREE
10 Lipton Meals $1 each
8 Campbells Spaghetti O’s $0.12 each
2 Wishbone Salad Dressings $0.99 each
Dole Classic Salad FREE
6 Kiwi $0.20 each
1.6 lb Black Plums $1.80
Seedless Watermelon $2.99

Tax was $1.06. I saved $27.10 with Price Chopper sales, $2.20 using manufacturer coupons, and $2.39 using a Price Chopper coupon.
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CVS = $1.64

4 Liters Sierra Mist FREE
Caramel Popcorn $1.00 (Free after $5/$15 coupon)
Toffee Popcorn $1.00 (Free after $5/$15 coupon)
Purex 3 in 1 Sheets $2.99 (Free after $5/$15 coupon)
3 Candy Bars $0.42 each

The in store scanner gave me a $5/$15 so I added a few things to make it to the $15 limit. Since the soda was free after rebate and I was planning on getting that and the Purex; I needed to add another $4.01 in items to my cart to get $5 off. I also printed a $0.50/candy bar coupon so I bought three of those and some popcorn. Tax was $0.37. I saved $6.83 with CVS sales, $5 with a rebate, $5.50 using CVS coupons and $3 with manufacturer coupons. I received a $1 and $2 ECB to use next time.
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Costco = $63.14

Gogurt (32 servings) $5.59
3 Gallons Milk $2.73 each
Personal Pizzas (12) $6.89
Ravioli (16 servings) $7.39
3 lb Bananas $1.32
Nesquik $4.59
Sliced Cheddar Cheese, 2 lb $5.14
1 lb Cilantro Lime Shrimp $5.37
Organic Tomato Basil Soup $6.79
Tropicana Orange Juice (4 1/2 gallons) $8.74

Tax was $3.13. I saved $7.25 compared to my local grocery store and $18.50 using Costco coupons.
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This week I bought $162.30 in groceries and household supplies for $84.53.  That is a savings of 48%!!!

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