Brigette’s $54 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

Brigette's Shopping Trip

Aldi

(I didn’t buy as much at Aldi this week since we still have a lot of leftover produce from last week that needs to be used up.)

1 16-oz bag Mini Sweet Peppers – $2.29

2 16-oz bags Baby Carrots – $1.98

1 6-oz can Tomato Paste – $0.39

1 8-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.89

1 32-oz tub Nonfat Greek Yogurt – $3.69

2 16-oz pkgs Ground Turkey (which ended up in the wrong picture :)) – $3.78

1 head Cauliflower – $1.99

1 20-oz box Raisin Bran – $1.79

1 Dijon Mustard – $0.79

2 16-oz cartons Egg Whites – $3.98

2 18-oz boxes Corn Flakes – $2.98

1 15.3 box Honey Wheat Puffs – $1.79

2 3-ct pkgs Romaine Hearts – $3.98, plus receive $0.25 back from Checkout 51 – $3.73 after rebate

Total after Rebate: $30.07

Brigette's Shopping Trip

Harris Teeter

2 dozen Eggs – $2.50, plus receive $0.30 back from Ibotta – $2.20/2 after rebate

1 24-ct box Lipton Iced Tea Bags – $1.49, used $0.75/1 Lipton Tea Bags, K-Cup, Tea & Honey or Iced Tea Mix, exp. 6/14/15 (RP 05/17/15 R) (doubled), plus $0.40/1 Harris Teeter evic – $0.40MM after coupons

1 40-ct box Tetley Tea – $1.59, used $1/1 coupon (this was an insert coupon, although I can’t find it in the database for some reason), plus $0.75/1 Harris Teeter evic – $0.16MM after coupons

2 boxes Cookie Crisp – $4.00, used 2 $0.75/1 printable (doubled), plus receive $0.75 back from SavingStar and $0.30 from Ibotta – $0.05MM after coupons and rebates

2 12.25-oz jars Smuckers Ice Cream Topping – $4.00, used 2 $0.55/1 printable (doubled) – $1.80/2 after coupons

4 64-oz cartons Silk (2 Almond, 2 Cashew) – $10.00 (must buy 4 to get this price), used 2 $0.75/1 Silk Half Gallon, exp. 6/30/15 (RP 05/17/15 #2) (doubled), plus 2 $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $4.00/4 after coupons

2 6-ct pkgs Cobblestone Bagels – $3.98, used 2 $0.55/1 printable (doubled) – $1.78/2 after coupons

2 8-oz pkgs Kraft Shredded Cheese – $3.65, used $1/2 Kraft Natural Cheese, exp. 6/10/15 (RP 05/10/15 R) – $2.65/2 after coupon

1 5.5-oz bag RiceWorks – $1.49, used $1/1 Riceworks Gourmet Rice Snacks, exp. 6/20/15 (SS 05/10/15 R) – $0.49 after coupon

2 8-ct pkgs Gwaltney Hotdogs – $1.94, used $0.75/2 Gwaltney Hot Dogs, exp. 6/20/15 (SS 05/10/15 R) (doubled) – $0.44/2 after coupon

1 1-lb bag Lemons – $0.99

1 gallon Milk – $2.99, plus receive $0.30 back from Ibotta – $2.69 after rebate

Total after all Coupons and Rebates: $16.43

Brigette's Shopping Trip

Farm Market

1 huge box of Zucchini, reduced – $5.00

1 large bunch of Rhubarb, reduced – $2.99

Total: $7.99

Weekly Total: $54.49

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Zucchini bread, Oranges x 2

Toasted Cinnamon Raisin Bagels, Hard Boiled Eggs

Oatmeal and Strawberries (from the freezer) x 2

Cereal x 2

Lunches

Baked Zucchini Fries, Apples, Sliced Cheese

Baked Potato Bar (Cottage Cheese, Shredded Cheese, Butter), Sautéed Zucchini

Pick-Me-Up Smoothies, Raw Veggies, Easy Whole Wheat Bread

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches on Easy Whole Wheat Bread, Watermelon (we are still working on eating up the watermelon I bought last week), Carrot Sticks

Veggie Omelettes, Oranges, Easy Whole Wheat Bread

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Fried Egg/Cheese Bagel Sandwiches (meatless meal), Orange Smoothies, Steamed Broccoli

Three Cheese Baked Spaghetti (I had this on my menu last week, but ended up not making it), Roasted Cauliflower, Tossed Salad, Homemade Garlic Bread

Baked Chicken and Zucchini, Brown Rice, Orange Slices, Rhubarb Crisp

Chicken Gravy over Homemade Biscuits, Green Beans, Watermelon

Build-Your-Own-Burritos (using homemade tortillas), Tossed Salad, Fruit

Leftovers x 2

Snacks

Zucchini Bread, Rhubarb Crisp, Frozen Grapes, Raw Veggies and Ranch Dressing, Easy Peasy Chocolate Torte (bringing this to the reception after my children’s piano recital)

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Gretchen’s $59 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

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Aldi

The milk from Dillons accidentally got put in this picture. 😉

2 pkg Strawberries – $1.29 each

1 pkg Roma Tomatoes – $1.19

1 loaf Bread – $0.99

2 cans Green Beans – $0.49 each

1 Grape Jelly – $1.45

1 pkg English Muffins – $0.99

1 Half & Half – $1.89

1 dozen Eggs – $1.29

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.29

Total with tax ($1.01): $13.66

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1 gallon Milk – $2.24, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $2.04 after rebate (This is pictured in the Aldi picture.)

2 Yoplait Greek Yogurt – Marked down to $0.49 each, used $0.30 Ibotta rebate – $0.34 each after rebate

1 Knudsen Juice – Marked down to $0.99

1 Santa Cruz Juice – Marked down to $0.59

1 pkg Driscoll’s Raspberries – $2.50

1 Green Leaf Lettuce – $0.99, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $0.79 after rebate

1 pkg Blueberries – $2.99

1 pkg Kroger Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts – $6.99

1 Green Pepper – $0.89, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $0.69 after rebate

3 pkg Gevalia Coffee K-cups (18 ct each) – Marked down to $2.99 each (I was so excited to find a whole shelf of these marked down to only $2.99! I was almost out of coffee so it was perfect timing!)

Total with tax ($2.14): $29.67

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Homeland Trip #1

Homeland only doubles 1 like coupon a day so I went two days in a row to take advantage of some of the best deals. 

1 Sure Deodorant – $2, used $1/1 coupon from the 5/3 SmartSource insert (doubled) – Free after coupon

1 Cocoa Puffs Cereal – $2.50, used $1/1 printable (no longer available) (doubled) – $0.50 after coupon

1 Multigrain Cheerios – $2.50, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $1 after coupon

2 cans Hormel Chili – $1.25 each, used $1/2 printable (doubled) – $0.25 each after coupon

2 pkg Glad Snack Bags – $1 each, used 2 $1/1 coupon from the 5/3 SmartSource insert (1 doubled) and $1/1 Ibotta rebate – Free plus overage after coupons

1 Quaker Oatmeal Squares Cereal – $3.05, used $1/1 coupon from the 5/17 SmartSource insert (doubled) – $1.05 after coupon

1 Colgate Toothpaste – $1, used $0.50/1 coupon from the 5/17 SmartSource insert (doubled) – Free after coupon

1 (5 lbs) bag Potatoes – $2

1 pkg Kraft Shredded Cheese – $1.66, used $0.30 Ibotta rebate – $1.36 after rebate

3 Kraft Salad Dressing – $1.48 each, used $1/2 printable (doubled) – $0.81 each after coupon

1 Sargento Balanced Breaks – $2.50, used $0.75/1 coupon from the 5/17 SmartSource insert (doubled) – $1 after coupon

1 Angel Soft Toilet Paper – $1.59, used $0.45/1 coupon from the 5/17 RedPlum insert (doubled) – $0.69 after coupon

Total with tax ($1.65): $11.19

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Homeland Trip #2

1 Sure Deodorant – $2, used $1/1 coupon from the 5/3 SmartSource insert (doubled) – Free after coupon

1 Multigrain Cheerios – $2.50, used $0.75/1 printable (doubled) – $1 after coupon

1 Quaker Oatmeal Squares Cereal – $3.05, used $1/1 coupon from the 5/17 SmartSource insert (doubled) – $1.05 after coupon

1 Colgate Toothpaste – $1, used $0.50/1 coupon from the 5/17 SmartSource insert (doubled) – Free after coupon

1 Sargento Balanced Breaks – $2.50, used $0.75/1 coupon from the 5/17 SmartSource insert (doubled) – $1 after coupon

1 Carefree Liners – $1, used $0.50/1 printable (doubled) – Free after coupon

1 Super Snack Pack Pudding – $2.89, used $1/1 printable (doubled) – $0.89 after coupon

1 Wheat Thins – $1.67, used $1/1 printable (doubled) – Free plus overage after coupon

Total with tax ($0.95): $5.13

Total for all grocery stores: $59.65

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfasts

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches x 3

Toast & Eggs, Fruit x 2

Cereal x 2

Lunches

Peanut Butter & Jelly Rice Cake Sandwiches, Fruit, Veggies x 2

Cheese/Crackers/Veggies x 2

Baked Potato Bar

Macaroni & Cheese, Steamed Peas

Leftovers

Dinners

Oven Fried Chicken, Butterhorn Rolls, Tossed Salad

Cereal and Fruit (My husband is out of town this night and I just decided to do a super easy dinner.) :)

Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Crackers

Chicken Fajitas, Steamed Corn (from the freezer)

Venison Roast, Potatoes, Green Beans, Tossed Salad

Homemade Pizza, Tossed Salad

Date night (Out to eat)

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