Dillons has been running several sales for buy one get one meats. This is a great time to stock up on roast, steaks and pork! Be sure you know how the bogo works. I find that it’s best for me to only buy one kind of meat at a time, ie, one roast, one steak and one pork product. Then I try to find another package that is as close in price as the first one.
The reason I point this out, is because in the past I have purchased 2 or 3 “roasts” and picked out the same number of “free” ones that were simular in price, but the ones I selected may have differed in price by $2 or $3. When I went to the checkout, the register rang up the highest priced roasts and I got the cheaper ones for free. That defeated my master plan and took a chunk out of my budget that I hadn’t considered. So now to play it safe, I do one kind at a time. I just make a couple of stops into the store during a good sale week.
By buying as much as you can afford when the meat is on sale, you can save yourself hundreds of dollars in a years time, and still eat well. That goes for any grocery item you have room to store. Buy it and buy a lot of it when it’s on sale, and save a bundle on the grocery bill in the long run.
Be sure to read their coupon policy at their website at www.leekers.com
Sound too good to be true? Well, it won’t be an easy feat, but it can be done. I have a shopping list and menu all lined out for you. It will require you and your family to limit snacks and drinks, but no one will starve. Just head over to my website for a link to the grocery list, and the menu for this weeks $50 challenge!
Fire up those printers and start saving! Today Dillon’s has Cheerios and Total cereals for $1.97 a box. Print off several of the $.55/1 Cheerios coupons and get your boxes for $.97 each. Total has $.75/1 at coupons.com. Suddenly Salad is $.99 a box and you can find coupons for $.40 off at several sites. (coupons.com, pillsbury.com and bettycrocker.com) That’s $.19 a box! You can still get Kellogg’s cereals for $1.47 a box with $1/2 from coupons.com. While you’re there be sure to grab a gallon of chocolate milk for only $1.88!!!
Just to continue my earlier point….Today in our Eagle Express (the weekly additional ads we get with the Dillon’s insert) Aldi’s included a sale ad. In that sale ad they have on sale in their produce section the following items,
Avocados $.39 each Roma Tomatoes $.63 per pound pineapples $1.99 each Lettuce $.59 Strawberries $.99 per pound.
I had to make a trip to Wal-Mart this morning and took a look at their strawberries. They have them for $1.98 for a package. You could save 99 cents just by price matching to the Aldi’s ad. Not to mention the savings you can possible get on the other items listed.
So, go get that Eagle Express out in the drive way, open it up and get out that Aldi’s ad, before you head to Wal-Mart.
Please keep in mind, that the prices I allude to are at the Wal-Mart in New Market Square at 21st and Maize Road.
Hey, while you’re there be sure to stock up on Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper products. $5 for 24packs!!
That’s probably what you’ve been asking? Where is this so-called Wichita Coupon Mom? Why hasn’t she been posting any deals, or links to coupons.
Well, part of it is too lazy. Another part is since just before Christmas, I haven’t really been using coupons as much. I have a few standards that I try not to shop without, like Pull-ups or White Cloud toilet paper. But I really had to take a good look at what I was really accomplishing with my coupons. I had a nice stock pile of Hamburger, Chicken and Tuna Helpers, but no one in my family really liked them. And the sodium content is outrageous. So I gave them to a food bank. I also cut down on the types of cereal I buy for the boys. They don’t need Trix or Foot Loops, and it’s hard to find a good deal on Kashi, or Mini Wheats. But when I do, I buy them up. I have been trying to do more cooking from scratch. I like to make my own red sauce for pasta. We really enjoy a Rachel Ray recipe for that.
So for our family, I have just been trying to stay within a budget buying what we need, and using a coupon if one is available. I have started to shift most of my shopping to Dillon’s. They have cheaper milk and bread, and you can usually find a good sale on those other necessities at one time or another.
For example, they have Kroger brand peanut butter 10/$10. Last time they had that sale I bought 10, and I am just now getting to the end of that supply, so I’ll be stocking up again.
What I discovered is that there are lots of other sites that keep tabs on sales, and coupons, and have better information than I do. I will continue to post when I come across a really great deal, or to share some money-saving tip I have discovered. You can always visit my site for quick links to coupons sites and the area store ads.
Thanks for reading and staying in touch.