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Gretchen’s $67 Grocery Shopping Trip and Menu Plan

Aldi

1 lb Butter – $2.55

1 gallon Milk – $1.88

1 bag Frozen Chicken Breasts – $5.99

1 bag Shredded Mexican Cheese – $2.69

1 bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese – $2.99

2 bags Baby Carrots – $0.69 each

2 pkg Yeast – $0.89 each

1 pkg Flour Tortillas – $0.99

2 Cucumbers – $0.49 each

1 loaf Bread – $0.89

1 bag Hershey Kisses – $2.95

1 box Saltine Crackers – $0.85

1 bottle Pure Maple Syrup – $6.79

1 bag Roma Tomatoes – $1.19

3 cans Green Beans – $0.44 each

1 Grape Jelly – $1.59

Total: $36.81

Dillons

I used Clicklist again and they were out of a few items I ordered. They kindly substituted other items for the same price. I cannot talk about how much I LOVE Clicklist and my local Dillons!

3 large jars Kroger Peanut Butter – $0.99 each (They were out of the small ones that I ordered so they gave me the huge sized jars for the same price!)

1 Temptations Cat Treats – $3.29, used Free e-coupon (no longer available) – Free after coupon (Yet another item they sized up for the same price because they were out of the small bag.)

1 Viva Paper Towels – $9.99, used Free Clicklist e-coupon – Free after coupon

4 Annie’s Mac & Cheese – $1 each, used $1/4 e-coupon – $0.75 each after coupon

2.38 lbs Bananas – $1.17

1 Cottonelle Bath Tissue – $7.49, used Free Clicklist e-coupon – Free after coupon

1 Dillons (18 count) Eggs – $0.99

4 bag Hershey’s Chocolate Chips – $0.99 each

2 bag Kroger Frozen Broccoli – $1 each, used $0.40/2 e-coupon – $0.80 each after coupon

1 Kroger Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate – $1.49

3 lbs Ground Beef – $8.97

1 Kroger Cinnamon Rolls – $1.69, used $1.50/1 e-coupon (no longer available) – $0.19 after coupon

1 Krusteaz Cornbread Mix – $1.99, used $0.50/1 Checkout 51 rebate – $1.49 after rebate

1 Mountain Dew – $1.79, used Free e-coupon (no longer available) – Free after coupon

1 Red Bull – $2.99, used Free e-coupon (no longer available) – Free after coupon

1 Psst Sugar – $1.59

5 Corn Chex Cereal – $1.99 each, used 5 $1/1 e-coupon AND $1/2 SavingStar.com rebate – $0.79 each after coupons

They also waived the $4.95 Clicklist fee because I had ordered Honey Nut Chex but they were out of it. So I didn’t have to pay that!

Used $0.25/1 Ibotta rebate for any receipt

Total after coupons and rebates: $31.12

Total for both stores: $67.93

Menu Plan for This Week

I had stopped by Dillons in the middle of last week to check out their markdowns and they had tons of fruits and veggies marked down. So have lots of apples and oranges we need to use up this week!

Breakfasts

Cereal x 3

Toast and Eggs x 3

Cinnamon Rolls, Fruit

Lunches

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Carrot Sticks x 2

Cheese Quesadillas, Sliced Cucumbers, Sliced Apples

Cheese, Crackers, Fruit, Veggies x 2

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Venison Roast, Potatoes, Carrots, Homemade Bread

Mac & Cheese, Fruit Salad

Chicken Enchiladas, Refried Beans, Cornbread, Steamed Carrots

Poor Man’s Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans

Chicken Noodle Casserole, Steamed Broccoli

Spaghetti, Biscuits, Steamed Broccoli

Out to eat

I’m also planning on doing a Christmas cookie baking day this week.

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3 Comments

  • Karen H says:

    I noticed you used an Ibotta rebate offer with a ClickList receipt. I was using Ibotta when I first started using ClickList several months ago and was told by Ibotta that the receipt I submitted was invalid because it was ‘retrieved’ . Because of that, I have stopped using Ibotta. Have you had any problems using the ClickList receipt to claim rebates?

    • Gretchen says:

      I’m sorry to hear that! I haven’t had any issues using Ibotta when I have a ClickList receipt. Maybe you should try again? – Gretchen, MSM Team

      • Karen H says:

        I think I will. Maybe I have my rebates mixed up. I know I was doing both Ibotta and Savingstar at the same time. Maybe it was Savingstar that rejected the receipt because it said Transaction suspended at the end, even though it has transaction retrieved at the top. For some read, that outfit just doesn’t like ClickList. I haven’t been back to them or Ibotta since I started using ClickList.

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