Gretchen’s $40 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

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Dillons

1 Kroger Shredded Cheese (16 oz) – $2.99

1 loaf Nature’s Own Bread – $3.39, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $3.19 after rebate

1 Kroger Half and Half – $1.99

3 half gallons Dillons Milk – $1 each

1 General Mills Chex Clusters – $2.99, used $1/1 printable AND $1 Checkout 51 rebate – $0.99 after coupon and rebate

2 Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Energy Cereal – $2 each, used 2 $0.50/1 printable – $1.50 each after coupons

2 pkg Frozen Waffles/Pancakes – $1 each, used $0.75/2 e-coupon – $0.63 each after coupon

1 Zone Bar – $1, used Free e-coupon (no longer available) – Free after coupon

1 Lara Bar – $1, used $0.40/1 e-coupon – $0.60 after coupon

1 dozen Dillons Eggs – $2.53

8 Larabars/ZoneBars – Marked down to $0.25 each, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate 

1 Skinny Cow Iced Coffee – $1.67, used Free e-coupon (no longer available) – Free after coupon

1 bag Oranges – Marked down to $0.99

1 bag Apples – Marked down to $0.99

1 bag frozen Peas – $1

1 Cottage Cheese – $1

1 Horizon Grahams – Marked down to $0.99

2 Ramen Noodles – $0.20 each

1 bag Kroger Spinach – $2.50

2 Squash/Zucchini – $1.11

1 bunch Tomatoes – $1.33

1 Old El Paso Refried Beans – Marked down to $0.59, used $0.50/1 e-coupon – $0.09 after coupon

1 bag Organic Carrots – $1.50, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $1.30 after rebate

1 Green Leaf Lettuce – $0.99

1 Broccoli Crown – $0.70, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $0.50 after rebate

4 Cucumbers – $0.50 each

Total with tax after coupons and rebates: $40.90

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfast

Cereal & Juice x 3

Toast & Eggs x 3

Protein Waffles, Eggs, Fruit

Lunches

Crackers/Cheese/Fruit/Veggies x 2

Macaroni & Cheese, Veggies

Tossed Salad, Cottage Cheese

Baked Potatoes, Steamed Broccoli

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Fruit

Leftovers

Dinners

10 Minute Baked Ziti, Biscuits, Tossed Salad

Chicken/Squash Skillet, Tossed Salad

Pancakes/Waffles, Eggs, Fruit Smoothies

Venison Stew, Steamed Peas, Homemade Bread

Dinner with family

Chicken Drumsticks, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans

Chicken & Rice, Tossed Salad

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Gretchen’s $51 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

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Walmart

2 pkg Strawberries – $1.29 each (Price matched to Aldi), used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $1.19 each after rebate

3 pkg Blueberries – $0.99 each (Price matched to Aldi)

1 Watermelon – $2.99 (Price matched to Aldi)

Total: $8.34

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2 Sour Patch Kids Candy – $1.49 each, used $1/2 coupon from the 6/14 SmartSource insert (doubled) – $0.49 each after coupon (This is one of my husband’s favorite candy – I love getting him surprises with coupons!) :)

1 Colgate Toothpaste – $1, used $0.50/1 coupon from the 7/12 SmartSource insert (doubled) – Free after coupon

2 Picante Salsa – $1.59 each, used $1/2 printable (doubled) – $0.59 each after coupon

2 Prego Sauce – $1.99 each, used $1/2 printable (doubled) – $0.99 each after coupon

Total after coupons: $4.14

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1/2 gallon Dillons Chocolate Milk – Marked down to $0.99

1 bag Kroger Frozen Peas – $1, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $0.80 after rebate

1 Gogurt Yogurt – $2

1 bag Kroger Frozen Chicken Breasts – $6.99

1 pkg Kroger Drumsticks – $4.69

3 Totinos Frozen Pizza – 3/$4, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate 

3 Muller Greek Yogurts – $1 each, used $1/3 e-coupon AND $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $0.60 each after coupon

2 Kroger Frozen Orange Juice – $1 each

1 gallon Dillons Milk – $2.79, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $2.59 after rebate

1 pkg Kroger Shredded Cheese – $1.99, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $1.79 after rebate

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

1 dozen Dillons Eggs – $2.53, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $2.33 after rebate

1 pkg Kroger Tortillas – $1.50

1 Pssst Oyster Crackers – $1.27

1 pkg Pretzels – Marked down to $0.89

1.02 lbs Tomatoes – $1.42, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $1.22 after rebate

0.92 lbs Peaches – $0.91

1 can Kroger Beans – $0.69

1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup – Marked down to $0.69

1 can Psst Soup – Marked down to $0.49

1 bag Kroger Brown Rice – $0.89

Total: $39.12

Total for all grocery items: $51.60

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfasts

Cereal x 3

Eggs & Blueberry Muffins x 3

Oatmeal

Lunches

Cheese/Crackers/Fruit/Veggies x 2

Mac & Cheese, Carrot Sticks

Baked Potatoes, Cottage Cheese, Steamed Peas

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Fruit

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Hamburgers, Chips, Watermelon

Chicken & Rice Casserole, Tossed Salad

Mexican Lasagna, Steamed Peas, Watermelon

Spaghetti, Biscuits, Tossed Salad

Sour Cream Enchiladas, Strawberries

Homemade Cheese Pizza, Tossed Salad

Chicken Drumsticks, Rolls, Green Beans

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