Brigette’s $65 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6



3 lbs ground turkey ($1.89 each) – $5.67

4 avocados ($0.59 each) – $2.36

1 head Cabbage – $1.29

1 10-lb bag Potatoes – $3.49

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.69

3 16-oz bags Baby Carrots ($0.69 each) – $2.07

1 bunch Bananas (3.01lbs @ $0.44/lb) – $1.32, plus receive $0.25 back from Checkout 51 – $1.07 after rebate

1 5-lb bag Corn Masa Flour – $2.49

2 8-oz containers Mushrooms ($0.79 each) – $1.58

1 16-oz bag shredded Cheddar Cheese – $3.29

1 bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $1.99

2 3-ct packages Romaine Hearts ($1.99 each) – $3.98

2 cartons Grape Tomatoes ($0.79/each) – $1.58

1 2-lb bag Pinto Beans – $1.89

1 large bag Kale – $1.99

1 dozen Eggs – $1.19

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.89

1 gallon Milk – $3.29

Total after rebate: $42.80


Harris Teeter

1 32-oz bag Frozen Broccoli – $2.00

2 bags Food Should Taste Good Multigrain Tortilla Chips – $4.00, used 2 $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $1.00/2 after coupons

1 bag Riceworks – $1.50, used $1/1 Riceworks Bag, exp. 5/9/15 (SS 01/25/15 R) – $.50 after coupon

3 boxes Cheerios (B1G1 @ $3.39) – $5.09, used 2 $0.50/1 printable (doubled), plus 1 $0.75/1 printable (doubled), plus $0.50/1 Harris Teeter evic, plus receive $0.50 back from SavingStar – $0.59/3 after coupons

2 boxes Cinnamon Toast Crunch (B1G1 @ $3.99) – $3.99, used 2 $0.50/1 printable (doubled), plus receive $0.50 back from SavingStar – $1.49/2 after coupons

3 Larabars – $4.50, used $0.75/3 printable, plus $0.75/3 Harris Teeter evic, plus receive $0.75 back from SavingStar – $1.50/3 after coupons

2 14-oz packages Butterball Dinner Sausage – $5.00, used 2 $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $2.00/2 after coupons

2 12-oz packages Eight O’Clock Coffee (B1G1 @ $5.79) – $5.79, used $1/1 printable – $3.79/2 after coupons

1 French’s Spicy Mustard – $2.19, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $0.69 after coupon

2 4-ct packages Go-Go Squeeze – $4.00, used 2 $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $1.00/2 after coupons

1 8-oz Kraft Parmesan Cheese – $3.50, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $2.00 after coupon

2 DiGiorno Pepperoni Pizzas – $7.94, used $2/2 DiGiorno Pizzas, exp. 2/28/15 (RP 01/25/15) – $5.94/2 after coupon (birthday dinner request of my almost 4-yr old)

1 Aunt Jemima Frozen Waffles – $1.69, used $1.00/1 printable – $0.69 after coupon (birthday breakfast request – good thing we only let him pick the menu once a year!)

Total after Sales, Coupons, and Rebates: $22.69

Weekly Total: $65.49

Weekly Menu Plan


Oatmeal x 3, Cereal x 2, Scrambled Eggs and Toast, Waffles


Macaroni and Cheese, Baked Kale Chips, Bananas

Baked Sweet Potatoes (I love mine with cinnamon, stevia, coconut oil, salt and a pinch of cayenne), Apples, Steamed Broccoli

Build-Your-Own-Salad (hard boiled eggs, sunflower seeds, tuna, lots of fresh veggies)

Peanut Butter and Honey Sandwiches, Carrots, Chips

Steel Cut Oats with Craisins and Almonds

Leftovers x 2


Dinner Out with a Friend

Grilled Hobo Packets, Homemade Bread

Super Bowl Party at Our House (also my son’s birthday – everyone is bringing snacks)  - I haven’t figured out exactly what I am serving, but I know it will include a birthday cake and Digiorno pizza to make the birthday boy happy. :) Probably chips and Layered Nacho Dip as well.

Homemade Corn Tortillas with Homemade Refried Beans and Shredded Cheese (this is for a unit study in homeschool about Native Americans), Fruit Salad

Baked Chicken Tenders, Best Baked Potatoes, Tossed Salad, Steamed Broccoli

Egg Roll in a Bowl, Brown Rice, Tossed Salad


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