Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Sierra's Sweet Savings: Albertson's, Vons, and Ralph's

I realize I am posting my deals too late for you guys to get the same deals since these sales all end tonight. These last few days have been crazy so I'm finally posting all these. But I got some great deals and I thought I'd share anyway so you can see the power of coupons! 

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Albertson's Shopping Trip 1/30/11
Original Total: $75.13
Final Cost: $36.24
Total Saved: $38.89
Plus I got a $25 Albertson's gift card FREE by transferring my monthly prescription to Albertson's pharmacy{Click here to learn how to get paid for picking up your monthly perscriptions.}

I got 10 packages of Pasta for FREE, 18 packages of wet dog food, 1 box of taquitos, and 4 gallons of Milk. 

    Here's How I did it:

    Beneful wet dog food "Prepared Meals"- I can never find sales or coupons for these so I really stocked up
    Original Price $2.09
    Sale Price 3 for $5
    MFR coupon for Buy 4, get 2 Free- RP 1/30
    Final Price $1.12 each

    Jose Ole Taquitos
    Original Price $4.99
    Store Coupon in weekly ad made it $3.99
    MFR coupon for $1 off SS 1/16
    Final Price $2.99

    Shopper's Value Milk
    Original Price $3.49
    Sale Price $2.69

    Anthony’s Pasta  
    Original Price $2.09
    Sale Price $1
    Use $.55 off HERE or Use $1.00 off for new registrations HERE 
    Final Price= as low as FREE


    Vons Shopping Trip 1/30/11 
    Original Price: $142.13
    Final Cost: $81.14
    Total Saved: $60.99

    Now $81 is much more than I usually spend, but I did buy quite a few large items. I got 2- 92 count packages of Pampers Diapers (the diapers alone cost $32 total), 2- 6 double rolls of paper towels, 2 large orange juice bottles, and 3 family size lasagnas. I also got 2 pkgs of cookie dough FREE, 2 pkgs tortallini, eggs, hot dog buns, 3 salad kits, and 2 body washes. 

    Here's How I did it:

    Stouffer's Family Size Meals
    Original price $7.99
    Sale Price $5.00 (FRIDAY ONLY)
    Use $.75/1 coupon from 1/30 insert
    Coupon doubles to $1 off
    Final Price: $4 each

    Fresh Express Salads
    Original price: $4.49
    I used rain checks to get these for $.99 each

    Minute Maid OJ
    Original Price $4.99
    I used rain checks to get these for $.99 each

    18 Ct. Eggs
    Original Price $3.29
    Used Vons Store Coupons for $1.99

    Nestle Tollhouse Cookie Dough
    Original Price $3.69
    Sale Price $2.50
    I used coupons for $1/1
    Final price $1.50

    Irish spring body wash
    Original Price $5.49
    Sale Price $3.49
    $1/1 Coupon
    Final Price $2.49 each

    Safeway Select Refrigerated pasta
    Original Price $3.49
    Sale Price $2.99

    Safeway hot dog & Hamburger buns $1.49
    Original Price $2.29
    Used Store coupon to make it $1.49

    Brawny Paper Towels 6 Double Packs
    Original Price $8.99
    Sale Price $4.99
    Used Coupon for $.50/1
    Coupon doubled up to $1 off
    Final Price $3.99 each

    Pampers Swaddlers Big Pack Diapers
    Original Price $19.99
    Vons Coupon made it $17.99 
    Use MFR  coupon save $2/1
    Final Price $15.99

    Ralph's Shopping Trip 2/1/11 
    Original Price: $79.11
    Final Cost: $28.61
    Total Saved: $50.50
    I also got a $2 catalina coupon that printed at the register. And my receipt said that I have earned enough Ralph's rewards to get a $10 coupon mailed to me.

    I bought 10 boxes of Kleenex and 20 Monster Energy Drinks. Sorry, no picture. I put stuff away and I'm too lazy to go back and take pics.

    Kleenex Tissue 
    Original Price: 

    Sale Price: 99¢ each WYB 10

    Use 50¢/3 from SS 1/2
    Final Price: 66¢ each when you buy 3

    Monster Energy Drink 99¢ each WYB 10
    - 50¢/3 from SS 1/2 or 
    printable here
    Final Price: 66¢ each when you buy 3

    I think I did pretty good. I've done much better in the past, but I had a few big items this week with diapers and other items. 
    To sum it all up:

    Original Price Combined from all Stores: $296.38

    I Actually Paid Out of Pocket: $146

    My Sales and Coupons Saved Me a Total of: 150.38
    Money Made: $25 Albertson's Gift Card from Prescription Transfer, $2 Catalina at Ralph's, $10 Ralph's Reward Voucher will be mailed to me.
    Total Savings including Money Made $187.38

    See why I love coupons?  :)

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