Sunday, October 9, 2016
My Frugal Ways this Past week,What Was On the Dinner Table and My Goals for the Week 10/9/16
It was so warm here last week that we were still enjoying going to garage sales. I bought some vintage material for .50 each. I hope to find great projects for it this winter when the snow is flying.
I made up pie crusts and froze them (thanks for the idea Rhonda)
I froze peppers, dried herbs, and saved green bean seeds from my garden.
I shopped sales and used coupons last week. It was a major week of stocking up for us. Great deals!
Here is what I bought this week grocery shopping:
7 boxes of General Mills cereal $1.88 (used coupons making them around $1.25 each)
Bakery donuts 4 $3.00
5 bags of Halloween Candy $1.88 (down to $1.22 w/coupons) (they are in the freezer behind a lot of things)
Dark chocolate chunks $2.89
Oscar meyer hot dogs 3 $2.99
Del Monte Corn (12) $ .79 (down to .59 with two different e-coupons)
Salad $1.49 (marked down)
Buttermilk $1.19 (qt-marked down)
Deans sour cream $ .99 (marked down)
Herbal Essence Shampoo (2) $2.50 (down to .50 each after ecoupon)
1 packages of Goody hair care $3.29
Barretts for granddaughter $2.79 (she took them out of her hair immediately)
All Detergent (3) $2.99 (down to $1.99 w/ecoupon)
2 gallons of Milk $1.59 each
Almond Milk $3.29 ( used .50 coupon)
4 cartons of Kroger Pop $2.25 each with 1.20 bottle deposit (MI) (not shown)
Bottle return -$6.40
We also went to Pinconning MI and bought cheese at the Cheese Store -$40.00.
Meijer: We had the most fun going to Meijer this week for soup!
Our first checkout
Almond Milk $2.99
21 cans of Campbells soup $4.13 (tomato .59 each)
$9.44 (chicken noodle .59 each)
Onions b1/g1 free $1.99 for both
Milk $1.99 (a piece -2 gallons)
Coupons -$2.40 (for soup)
As I was checking out I received a coupon for $2.00 when you bought 6 more cans of soup!
6 cans of Campbells soup $1,18 and $2.35
Total $1.54 (making soup .25 a can)
I did this twice because it gave me another coupon again. I even got one more coupon and gave it to my daughter! It's amazing how fun it was to keep getting coupons!
I also ordered from Grove.
This is my first time ordering so I received $10.00 off. To me it's like Amazon's subscribe and save but all green merchandise. I'm set up to receive now a order every other month and can pick and choose what I want. I ordered from another person so she got $10.00 off too (you can do this too). You have to buy at least $20.00. If you would like to try it too here is my link where you can read more about it.
4 boxes of Facial tissue
12 pk of Bathroom tissue
Toilet Bowl cleaner
2 liquid hand soaps
Bon Ami Powder Cleaner
round mini food storage bowl
-$10.00 (first time order)
I already tried some of everything I ordered and I love the products!
Total spent this week $169.83
Menu: What was on the table last week:
Monday Date day with husband (Pinconning, MI -wonderful cheese)
Tuesday Stuffed Peppers
Wednesday Grilled rosemary Pork chops
Thursday Hot dogs and potato chips
Friday Leftovers with cornbread and mustard greens
Saturday Sauerkraut, pigs in a blanket, and baked beans.
Sunday BBQ Ribs, baked potato, and croissants
In the Home:
Make some more freezer meals.
Dry some more herbs.
Clean and organize the pantry (only got 1/2 done)
Date night with husband.
Write a book review.
What ways have you saved this past week?
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