My Grocery Deal of the Week!

Today, I had more than one grocery win. Though none of my purchases today were free, the deals I got were certainly worth it.

My first deal is on Suave deodorant. Kroger has it currently for $1.06. I had a coupon stashed away for $.50 off.  My local Kroger doubles manufacturer’s coupons automatically, which would make the coupon now worth $1. Thus, my deodorant cost a grand total of $.06. In my opinion, 94% savings is close enough to free!


My second deal was on Heinz Ketchup. If your child is anything like mine, you could potentially buy stock in the stuff! Thus, I try to keep plenty on hand in the event of a ketchup emergency. I had a coupon, again, for $.50 off. Since this was a manufacturer’s coupon, Kroger doubled it. This then turned my 40oz of ketchup into a $.99 purchase, which was a 54% savings over the original price of $2.18 for that size bottle!

Finally, one of my favorite deals was at the pump after I had completed my shopping. In my part of town, gasoline is currently running at approximately $3.43/gallon.  I drove about 10 miles south of my house (for the locals, that’s the Shackleford Kroger), where I saw on gasbuddy.com that the price was $3.30/gallon. For every $100 I spend at Kroger, I get $.10 off a tank of gas from their pump. Thus, $3.30 – $.10 = $3.20/gallon for gasoline! WIN!

Deals and coupon policies may vary from Kroger location to Kroger location. My actual shopping was done at the North Little Rock JFK location. My gas purchase, as I mentioned, was made in Little Rock on Shackleford (next to Famous Dave’s).

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About gespurr

Emily was born in Southwestern Louisiana and has moved over 20 times in her life through nine different states. Most of her life was spent in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, where she met her husband and had her only child. Both she and her husband are also only children. She graduated from Stillwater (MN) High School in 1992 and from the University of Wisconsin in 1997 with a BS in Journalism. Three years later, she met her husband, George, and they married in 2002. Their daughter, Kathryn, was born early in 2004. She relocated with her family back to Arkansas in 2005 after being away for 30 years. She currently works as a customer service representative for a wireless company and lives in North Little Rock. When not taking care of her daughter she is either cooking, working, cleaning house, sewing, gardening, knitting, crocheting hiking, traveling or spending time with her husband.

Posted on June 18, 2011, in Shopping. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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