Happy Resurrection (Easter) Sunday!!!!


From my family to yours, we pray that you have a blessed Resurrection (Easter) Sunday!

Mark 16: 4-6:  But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away.  As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed.  Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen!……

Savvy Saturday Shopping Results!!!!!

Happy Resurrection Sunday Weekend!  It has been a very busy weekend!  I would also like to say Happy Birthday to one of my BFF:  Flo Paschal!!!!  I hit 4 stores today for some deals:  Publix, Harris Teeter, Bi-Lo and Food Lion.  Here is what I got:

Publix:  Once again, Publix paid me to shop with them today!!  They paid $13.34 in cash for $140.81 worth of items!!!!  I used (1) $7/$60 Publix store coupon and (1) $10/$40 Harris Teeter coupon on this trip.


FREE PLUS OVERAGE:  (10) Neutrogena Facial Bars ($2.99 each and got $2 off instantly for each bar and then used (5) $5/2 manufacturer coupons), (12) Hallmark Cards (I bought the 99 cents ones and used (6) B1G1 coupons from the Publix ad and (4) $2/3 manufacturer coupons), (1) Duncan Hines Creations Frosting Starter Kit and Flavor Mix (used (1) Free flavor mix wyb the Starter kit and $1 off flavor mix manufacturer coupon and a $1 off starter and flavor mix Publix coupon

FREE:  (4) Sunlight Dish Detergent (used rain check for $1 each), (2) Publix dozen Eggs (free wyb 2 Sargento Cheese)

$1.00 Or Less:  (1) Pure Via Sweetener for 29 cents (used $1/1 manufacturer coupon and 1 Publix store coupon), (9) Motts Medleys for 41 cents, (4) Simply Potatoes for 38 cents each (used 2 $1/2 Publix coupons), (2) Duncan Hines Cake Mix for 56 cents each (used $.55/2 Publix store coupon), (2) Greased Lightning Cleaners for 69 cents, (8) Banquet Sausage for 99 cents each

Harris Teeter:  I did a really small trip to Harris Teeter today.  I needed to buy a $25 gas card for $20 so that I could use some Fuelperks from Bilo before they expired.  I spent $19.19 for $38.39 worth of items, saving 50%. 


I also purchased a $25 Harris Teeter gift card and used a $5/$30 Publix coupon on this trip.  I also used my Harris Teeter 10% discount card.  I got (2) Dole Pineapple cans for 25 cents each (used a $.75/2 manufacturer coupon that I traded for), (2) Smart Balance Butter for 17 cents each, and (1) Fresh Express Salad for 89 cents (found 1 with $1 store peelie and used $.55/1 manufacturer coupon

Food Lion:  I stopped by Food Lion to grab some more Yoplait Yogurt and Dole Pineapple.  Plus, my husband got an email from Food Lion stating that he could download a $3 to his MVP card.  I spent $6.35 for $37.95 worth of items, saving 83%!
I did two separate transactions because the yogurt and pineapple were part of the Big Deal Promotion.  I paid $.06 cents for 20 yogurts, (1) Minute Maid OJ (used $1 store coupon that came from the coupon machine) and a bottled water using the $3 digital coupon, $10 off instantly and (2) $.50/8 manufacturer coupons.  I also got a $2 Catalina back for purchasing the yogurts.  For the second transaction, I spent $5.29 for 10 Dole Pineapple and (1) Minute Maid OJ (found a store coupon).  They were $1 each and I used  $5 off instantly, (5) $50/2 manufacturer coupons.  I also got a $.75 Catalina back for purchasing the pineapple.

Bi-Lo I spent $47.19 for $176.52, saving 73%!  I used my Harris Teeter 10% discount card, (1) $10/$80 Publix coupon, $10/$100 Bilo coupon and $1/$7 produce purchase Food Lion coupon on this trip.  I also price matched the ham from Food Lion to get it for $1.39/lb.


FREE:  (3) El Monterrey Burritos

$1.00 Or Less:  (4) Frank’s Red Hot Sauce for 2 cents each, (4) Birdseye Frozen Veggies for 30 cents each, (6) Jello Pudding Snacks for 75 cents each, (2) Hefty Cups for 75 cents each, (4) Lay’s Potato Chips for 79 cents each (used (4) $.55/1 manufacturer coupons and a $1/1 Bilo store coupon), (1) Mardi Gras Napkins for 90 cents, (4) Cracker Barrel Cheese Blocks for 99 cents each

Over $1.00:  (4) Southern Home Dozen Eggs for $1.04 each (found more eggs with $.75/1 peelies wyb Frank’s Red Hot Sauce), (2) Kibbles N Bits 5 lb bag for $1.89, (2) Tropicana Farmstand Juice for $2 each, (1) Kibbles N Bits 16 lb bag for $6.89 (used $.55/1 manufacturer coupon and $2/1 Publix coupon)

What deals did you grab this weekend?

I hope you all have a blessed Easter/Resurrection Sunday!!!!







Savvy Saturday Shopping Results!!!!

Happy Saturday!!!!  Today was a fantastic day because my daughter Kayla celebrated her 5th birthday on Wednesday and we had her birthday party today at Carolina Gymnastics in Fort Mill, SC.  I believe she wants to do gymnastics now.  It was a great party and I am so tired!!!!  I did most of my shopping on Friday at Publix, Bilo, and once gain Food Lion (wow – they have seen me for two straight weeks now).  Here is what I got:

Publix I spent $11.73 for $112.79 worth of groceries, saving 90%!  I used a $10/$40 Harris Teeter coupon on this trip!

Publix_03232013_mergedFREE PLUS OVERAGE (MONEYMAKERS):  (9) Hallmark Greeting Cards (used (4) B1G1 coupons from Publix ad and (3) $2/3 manufacturer coupons.  I bought the cards that were 99 cents each), (2) Publix Dozen Large Eggs (used (2) Publix Store coupons to get free eggs wyb (2) Sargento Shredded Cheese.  I also used (1) $.55/2 manufacturer coupon and (2) $.75/1 dozen eggs Food Lion coupon)

FREE:  (18) Sunlight Dish Detergent

$1.00 Or Less:  (4) Mueller’s Hidden Veggie Pasta for 9 cents each, (8) Buddig Deli Meats for 25 cents each, (2) Simply Potatoes Diced Onions for 38 cents, (1) Jennie-O Turkey Bacon for 50 cents, (10) Progresso Recipe Starters Cooking Sauce for 50 cents, (2) Simply Potatoes for 65 cents, (4) Motts Medleys Juice for 65 cents, (3) Texas Toast Croutons for 84 cents each

BiLoI spent $37.98 for $140.43, saving 73%!  I used a $10/$40 Harris Teeter coupon on this trip.


FREE:  (2) Seafood Snackers

$1.00 Or Less:  (10) Snuggle Fabric Softener for 50 cents each (used BOGO rain check and (10) $.50/1 manufacturer coupons.  I also earned 50 cents in Fuelperks), (10) Scotts Flushable Wipes for 73 cents each (used a rain check for $1.88 and (3) $1.50/1 manufacturer coupons and (7) $.50/1 manufacturer coupons), (8) Chef Boyardee for 75 cents each, (10) Suddenly Salad Mixes for 90 cents each (used (1) $.50/2 manufacturer coupon), (1) Mardi Gras Napkins for 90 cents

Food Lion:  First it was Oscar Mayer Lunchables….  Now Food Lion is running the Big Deal Promotion where you get either $5 off instantly, $10 off instantly or $15 off instantly wyb 10, 20 or 30 participating products (here is the list).  I stocked up on Yoplait Yogurt and Green Giant Frozen Veggies with this deal.  I got 30 for $1 and then printed a $1/10 manufacturer coupon from Target.com to get 20 more for free.  I got 20 Green Giant Frozen Veggies for $4 total.  This is great way to stock up so make sure you take advantage of this promotion.  It runs until April 2nd.

What deals did you grab this weekend?  Please share them with us.



Savvy Saturday Shopping Results!!!

Happy Saturday!!!!!  I hope you are enjoying the beautiful weather today (if you are in/near Fort Mill, SC of course).  I did some great shopping this over the past couple of days.  I even stumbled on a deal at Harris Teeter so good that I broke one of my favorite flip flops and had to buy a new pair.  Let’s see what I got:

Publix:  My Publix trip was fantastic!  I got more of my Poise Feminine Wash order and used the overage from it to pay for other items I wanted.  I did two trips and paid $.02 (two cents) for $248.87 worth of items, saving 100%!!!!  I used (1) $10/$100 Bilo store coupon on these trips. I will also get a $5 Publix gift card (Running Out? Run In Rebate) in the mail for buying $25 (before coupons) in Pillsbury Toaster Strudel, Totino’s Pizza and Yoplait Gogurt (rebate forms in the store too).  I also used 2 Publix Digital coupons.  Make sure you sign up for them.  You put your phone number in at the register and it will apply the coupons to your total at the register.  These coupons cannot be stacked with paper manufacturer coupons since they are considered manufacturer coupons.


FREE PLUS OVERAGE:  (12) Poise Feminine Wash/Panty Refreshers, (4) Neutrogena Facial Bars

$1.00 Or Less:  (16) Bertoli Pasta Sauce for 5 cents each (used (8) $1.50/2 manufacturer coupons and (4) $1/2 Publix store coupons), (6) Niagara Starch for 28 cents each (used $1/2 manufacturer coupon (we did not get in our inserts in the Charlotte Observer so I bought them and used (6) $.55/1 Publix store coupons) ((3) Kleenex Facial Tissues for 58 cents each, (12) Green Giant Frozen Boxed Veggies for 66 cents each (found boxes with $1/3 peelies), (15) Totino’s Pizzas for 57 cents each (used (2) $1.10/5 manufacturer coupons, (4) B3G1 Publix store coupons and (3) $1/1 Frozen Pizza Bilo coupons), (2) Eggo Waffles for 82 cents each (found coupons on tearpad at Harris Teeter for $1/2), (2) Yoplait Gogurt for 83 cents, (2) V8 Splash Juices for 88 cents each, (9) Pillsbury Toaster Strudel for 88 cents each (used (4) $.50/2 peelies and (3) B2G1 Publix store coupons), (4) Truvia Sweeteners for 99 cents each, (1) Pure Via Sweetner for 99 cents each (used $1 off Publix store coupon), (2) South Beach Diet Good To Go Bars for 99 cents each (used $1/1 and $1/1 Publix store coupon)

Harris Teeter:  The Harris Teeters in Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Indian Land, SC and Audrey Kell have HT Boneless Chicken Breast B1G2 free (all other Harris Teeters are B2G3) so I stocked up.  I spent $46.12 for $344.51 worth of groceries, saving 61% which is great since I bought meat and produce!   I used (1) $10/$40 coupon and my 10% Harris Teeter discount card on this trip.

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FREE PLUS OVERAGE:  (2) Del Monte Fruit Naturals (used (2) $.50/1 manufacturer coupons and $.50/1 EVIC coupon)

FREE:  This is how I broke my flip flops looking for franks with peelies on them  LOL ==> (15) Oscar Mayer Chicken Breast Franks for 1 cents each (WOW – Harris Teeter is running the Oscar Mayer promotion where you get $5 off instantly.  While shopping I found $1 peelies on the chicken breast franks and was able to grab 15 for 22 cents total.  2 packs did not have peelies.  Food Lion is also running this promotion), (1) HT Traders Shredded Cheese (free from the Taste N Tell program), (3) Minute Rice Steamers

$1.00 Or Less:  (6) Mahatma Yellow Rice for 4 cents each, (6) Totinos Pizza Rolls for 50 cents each, (5) Oscar Mayer Complete Lunchables for $1 each (part of the Oscar Mayer promotion and these had $1 peelies on them)

Bi-Lo:  I did two trips to Bilo.  I spent $21.15 for $190.83 worth of items, saving 89!  I used (2) $10/$40 Harris Teeter coupons and my 10% Harris Teeter Discount card on these trips.  I also earned 25 cents in Fuelperks for buying Snuggle and Goodnights!



FREE PLUS OVERAGE:  (4) Green Giant Seasoned Steamers (get $4 off instantly wyb 4 and used (4) $.50/1 manufacturer coupons and (4) $1/1 Publix store coupons)

FREE:  (4) El Monterrey Burritos, (6) McCormick Gravy Mixes, (4) Pillsbury Toaster Strudel/Scrambles (get $4 off instantly and used (2) $.50/2 peelies from the ones I bought at Publix and (1) B2G1 Publix store coupon

$1.00 Or Less:  (4) Franks Red Hot Sauce for 2 cents each, (4) Southern Home dozen eggs for 19 cents each (the eggs had peelies to get $.75 off eggs wyb Franks Red Hot Sauce.  The coupon did not double but they manually doubled them for me), (7) Tetley Tea Bags for 17 cents each, (4) Snuggle Fabric Softener for 50 cents each (used a B1G1 rain check and used (4) $.50/1 coupons), (10) Hefty Paper Cups for 75 cents each, (5) Oscar Mayer Hotdogs for 89 cents each (used a $5/5 Publix store coupon)

Over $1.00:  (2) Sparkle Paper Towels 6 roll for $2.25 each (used a raincheck for $3.99 each and (2) $1/1 manufacturer coupon, (2) $1/1 paper towel purchase Bilo store coupon and (2) $.75/1 Sparkle Food Lion Store coupon), (3) Goodnights for $4.99 each (used (3) $2/1 manufacturer coupons and (3) $3/1 Publix store coupons – this deal is great for the Huggies diapers and Pullups too)

Food Lion:  I did this deal on yesterday for the Oscar Mayer Lunchables.  You get $5 off instantly wyb 5.  I scanned my card at the coupon center (I also found some in shopping carts) for $1/2 (also used a $.75/2 coupon) and was able to get 20 lunchables for $1.25 cents total!

FoodLIonSo this was actually a really great weekend of shopping and a got new pair of flip flops too (LOL)!!!  What deals did you get this weekend?


Harris Teeter Super Doubles Wednesday: Spent $18.56 For $121.24 Worth Of Items, Saving 85%!!!!

Happy Wednesday!  I made a later run today to Harris Teeter for Super Doubles.  This is probably the most I have spent on a trip in a while, but still got some great savings (I didn’t as many free items today). I also shopped with @JoAnn Blackwell and @Lou Banks today!   I spent $18.56 for $121.24 worth of groceries, saving 85%!!!!  I used my 10% Harris Teeter Discount Card and $1.50 Catalina on this trip.

HT_03132013FREE:  (3) Smart Balance Milk and (2) Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner (used $2/2 manufacturer coupon from the Walgreens Cold & Flu Booklet)

$1.00 Or Less:  (2) Altoids Mints for 14 cents each, (1) Lay’s Potato Chips (used a $1 manufacturer coupon that a lady gave to me in the store), (3) Nivea Lotions for 63 cents each (used raincheck for $4.63 and (3) $2/1 manufacturer coupons), (2) Kahiki Frozen Entree for 69 cents, (4) V8 Splash Juices for 70 cents each, (5) Classico Pasta Sauces for 92 cents each (got a $1.50 Catalina back), (3) Truvia Sweetner for 99 cents each, (3) Tropicana Farmstand Juices for $1 each, (4) Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereals for $1 each (got $4 off instantly and used (2) $1/2 manufacturer coupons)(the boxes have free movie ticket offer on them)


More Cashback From Publix & 10,000 Points From Walgreens!!!

Happy Monday!!!!  I got a call from Publix this morning letting me know that my special order for the Poise products and Sundown Vitamins was in.  I made a quick run to pick them up.  Are you ready for this?  THEY PAID ME $129.95 TO TAKE THE ITEMS OUT OF THEIR STORE!!!!! 



Here is how I did it:

(42) Poise Feminine Products @ $3.49 each = $146.58

(30) Sundown Vitamins (B6) @ $3.59 each = $107.70

Total Before Coupons = $254.28

Used (42) $3/1 Poise manufacturer coupons – (minus) $126.00

Used (42) $3/1 Poise Publix Store coupons – (minus) $126.00

(NOTE:  these coupons expired on 3/1/2013, but since this item is out of stock Publix will let you use an expired coupon on a rain check or special order if it comes after the expiration date)

Used (30) $2/1 Sundown Vitamins manufacturer coupons – (minus) $60.00

Used (15) $5/2 Sundown Vitamins Publix Store coupons – (minus) $75.00

After tax I got $129.95 cash back!!!!!  Boy, was that an awesome feeling!!!!

I also ran over to Walgreens and got 5 Bayer Contour Diabetes Meters for $3.50 total and I earned 10,000 balance points.


They are on sale for $9.99 each and I used (5) $10/1 manufacturer coupons from the Walgreen Diabetes Care booklet to get them for free (just tax).  You can find these booklets near where the meters are located or ask for them at the Pharmacy to see if they have any.  If you are not familiar with the balance rewards program, go here to read all about it.  Basically, for every 5,000 points you earn you get $5.  The meters also make great donation items!!!!

Savvy Saturday Shopping Results!!!!

Happy Saturday!!!  The weather was absolutely beautiful today!!!!  Plus, today was the day for the March Fort Mill Coupon club meeting.  Publix was our guest speaker today and we had a great turnout with over 40 in attendance!!!!!  Thanks to Publix for coming to our meeting today!  My shopping adventures this weekend took me to two stores:  Publix and Bi-lo.  I know you are thinking – you didn’t shop Harris Teeter – but I didn’t make it there this weekend because it wasn’t anything I need from there.  Plus I did my regular Super Double trip there on Wednesday.  Here is what I got at Publix and Bilo.

Publix:  I went to Publix to take advantage of the gas card promotion (I am loving the gas card promotions at both Publix and Harris Teeter).  From now until Sunday, when you buy $50 in groceries, you can get a $50 gas card for $40.  The $50 can be before coupons.  I spent $47.43 ($40 was the gas card) total.  For my grocery total,  I spent $7.43 for $107.26 worth of items, saving 93%!  I used a $10/$40 Harris Teeter coupon and a $1 off $5 produce Food Lion coupon on this trip.


FREE PLUS OVERAGE:  (10) Sundown Vitamins (used (10) $2/1 manufacturer coupons and (5) $5/2 Publix store coupons),

$1.00 Or Less: (8) Yoplait Yogurt for 38 cents each, (2) Halls Cough Drops for 44 cents each, (2) Country Crock Refrigerated Entrees for 99 cents each, (4) Banquet Sausage for 99 cents each, (2) Danimals Crunchers for $1 each and (2) Right Guard Deodorant for $1 each (found on clearance)

Bi-LoI spent $13.10 for $107.62 worth of groceries, saving 88%!  I used a $10/$40 Harris Teeter coupon and my 10% Harris Teeter discount card on this trip.


FREE PLUS OVERAGE:   (4) Nature Bounty Vitamins (used (4) $1/1 manufacturer coupons and (2) $6/2 Publix coupons)

FREE:  (5) El Monterrey Burritos

$1.00 Or Less:  (2) Chi Chi’s Tortillas for 9 cents each, (1) Bananas for 20 cents each (used $1.50 bananas wyb GM cereal Publix coupon), (1) 7 UP Ten for 24 cents (coupon did not double), (4) Marzetti Dressings for 29 cents each, (6) Yoplait Yogurt for 30 cents each, (2) Cinnamon Toast Crunch for 76 cents each

Over $1.00:  (4) Tropicana Farmstand Juice (I am loving these!) for $2 each and I earned 10 cents in Fuelperks

Did you hear that Harris Teeter has updated their coupon policy?  The biggest change is that you can no longer stack paper manufacturer coupons with EVIC coupons.  Go here and read all about it and share your thoughts with us.

What deals did you get this weekend?  Share them with us and enjoy the rest of your weekend!