My Shopping Trips for the Week of January 13!


UPDATED: January 22 to include the purchases at the end of the week.

Here is the latest shopping post for 2019. This week we went to 2 stores on Sunday, since our daughter could stay home with her younger brothers. She doesn't go back to college until next Sunday, weather pending.

This month I am working on replenishing my stockpile of toothpaste. I'll slowly build that back up by shopping the sales. I am planning on making another run to the grocery store at the end of the week for birthday dinner related purchases. I am making Pollo Guisado and Tostones.

Check out if I am on budget below.

Sunday, January 6

I spent $42.77 at ShopRite

I saved almost 62% off the regular prices this week. My savings total at the bottom of the receipt was $65.83. While I didn't get anything for free, I did save big on the following items:

Product Sale Price Coupons Used Final Total
Annie's Mac & Cheese Pick 10 for $10.00 each (2) $0.50 off Printables & (4) $0.50 off 2 (SS 01/06/19, exp. 03/02/19) $4.00/$0.40 each
Fleishman's Yeast $1.99 $0.75 off 1 (SS 12/02/18, exp. 02/17/19) $0.49
Ragu® $2.49 $0.75 off 1 (SS 01/06/19, exp. 02/03/19) & $0.75 off 1 SR ecoupon $0.24
Simply Popped $1.49 $1.00 off 2 (SS 01/13/19, exp. 03/17/19) & $1.00 off 2 SR ecoupon 2 for $0.98
Arm & Hammer Toothpaste $1.99 Print 2 $1.00 on any 1 ARM & HAMMER™ toothpaste, 4.3 oz. or larger & $1.00 off 1 ShopRite ecoupon, exp. 01/26/19 2 for $0.98

I spent $55.17 at Aldi

I saved approximately $30.91 compared to the prices at ShopRite this week. I did facture in the sale prices and at our local ShopRite to come up with that figure. I saved $6.00 by purchasing meat that was close to the sell by date. Look for the red stickers!

Wednesday, January 16

I spent $16.46 at CVS and earned $9.00 Extra Care Bucks®

Thursday, January 17

We went through bread like water this week. I went back to ShopRite to pick up some more loaves and took advantage of a few free items. With a sick kid at home, plain toast was his best friend.

I spent $9.12 at ShopRite (inlcuding tax)

I paid $5.97 for the bread and $3.15 for the toothpaste. The popcorn and pens were free. The pens were on sale for $0.99 and I used the $1.00 digital coupon to bring the price to zero. I used a $0.75 off 1 coupon printed from Smart Source. The popcorn was on sale for $1.49 and my coupon doubled bringing the total to zero!

Friday, January 18

I spent $6.27 at Aldi

Yikes, I went out again, but this time it was a planned trip to Aldi in search of green plantains for a birthday dinner for Saturday. I did pick up a few extra things because of the winter storm that was heading our way. I made the decision to bring our daughter back to college on Monday because Sunday looked to be a mess.

Saturday, January 19

I spent $28.59 at ShopRite

This trip concludes a week of grocery shopping. However this trip was planned. I picked up the following:

  • Birthday Cake - $14.99
  • Ice Cream - 2 @ $3.00 each
  • White Rice - $3.69
  • Flour - $1.79
  • Green Pepper $0.95
  • Plantains - $1.17

I spent $6.96 at Target

After running out of bread, or sick child was craving crackers. He doesn't eat the birthday cake planned for Saturday night so I went to Target to get graham crackers, animal crackers, and round crackers.


STORE FOOD HBA & Other Products (includes tax)
Aldi $55.17 + $6.27
CVS $16.46
Dollar Tree $1.00 $2.00
ShopRite $37.04 + $5.97 + $28.59 $5.73 + $3.15
Target $6.96
TOTALS $141.00 $27.34