Food Storage on a Budget – Week 14

August 17 Purchase:  This week was went to Albertson’s with a few coupons for Peanut Butter (4), Spaghetti Sauce(4) and Salad Dressing(2). The Peanut Butter was on sale for $1.99 The Spaghetti Sauce was on sale for $1.49 The Salad Dressing was on sale for $1.49 There was a store special taking off $.50 each if…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 12

July 25 Purchase:  This week was went to Safeway with some great coupons for Classico Spaghetti Sauce. There was a store coupon making them $1.49 each.  I had coupons taking $1.00 off two and doubled it for another $.50. When I purchased four jars I also got a catalina back for $1.00 off my next purchase….

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 10

July 13 Purchase: I looked through the adds this week and I think I’m going to pick up some pasta at Albertson’s.  They have Ronzoni on sale for $1.00 and I have coupons from the 5/15 Smart Source Insert that should bring the cost down to $0.00.  I also am going to pick up 8 boxes…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 8 (really late)

This week I veered off course a bit with the food supplies in favor of disposable plates.  They were on special at K-mart for $1.50 and I had a coupon making them only $.50.  I purchased four sets.  Normally I really dislike using disposable plates and napkins and I even wash and reuse the plastic…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 6

4/23:  Week 6 Purchase:  Not a very exciting week at the grocery store this week.  I decided to pick up another three cans of cream of mushroom soup and three cans of cream of chicken soup. They are on sale at Albertson’s for $.69 and I had a coupon saving $.30 on three cans (these…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 5

4/12:   Week 5 Purchase:  I just wasn’t feeling inspired by the grocery adds this week and decided to go “off list”.  The Sunday newspaper (4/10) smart source insert had a coupon for $3.oo off of Bic Hybrid razors which are also on sale at Rite Aid.  The coupon makes them $1.99 each.  In addition…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 4

3/27:   Week 4 Purchase: I was able to get a great deal on dental products this morning for under my $5.00 limit.  Fred Meyer has Crest toothpaste and Oral B (cavity defense) toothbrushes on sale 4/$5.00.  I had $1.00/1 coupons for the toothpaste and $2.00/2 coupons for the toothbrushes making them $.25 each.  The…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 3

3/27:   Week 3 Purchase: I took advantage of the Albertson’s sale on Libby’s canned vegetables this week (Saturday).  With the coupon they were $.48 each with a limit of 10.  I’ll just let the $.20 roll into the next week. Chore: I found a great deal on instant coffee this week at Walgreen’s (haven’t…

Food Storage on a Budget – Week 2

3/24:  Soup Week Purchase: The plan today is to hit Albertson’s sale to buy some cream soups for storage.  They have a reasonable price on cream of mushroom and cream of chicken soup – 5 for $4.00 and I have an extra coupon for $0.40 off when I buy 3.  It’s not a great price,…