Tuesday, February 21, 2012

You win some, you lose some (Wednesday Weekly Shopping)

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This week, I had lots of luck with my Publix shopping during the Italian Days sale - I spent a little over $20 for a tableful of healthy, yummy food.  But I didn't do so well with CVS, only getting one free item.  Oh, well, you win some, you lose some!

And, if you're keeping track (I am!), I went below my targeted average of $80 per week for grocery shopping.  Currently I'm averaging a whole dime less!

Here's what I got this week:






Overall, this week I spent $78.02 for items which retail for $144.32, or a 46% savings based on the retail value of the products at the stores where they were purchased.  (But don't compare percentages!)

For the year (8 weeks), I spent $639.18 for items which retailed for $1240.90, and saved $601.72, or a 49% savings. That's an average of $79.90 spent each week for a family of five (husband, wife, and daughters ages 14, 11, and 6), including lots of fresh produce, dairy items, and kosher meat.

In 2011, I spent $4017.13 for items which retailed for $7344.08, saving 45% and spending an average of $77.25 per week for the year.

How did your shopping go this week? What bargains did you get? Please leave a link to your blog post about your weekly shopping. The aim is not to brag, but to inspire!  Please link up directly to your post, not to the blog itself. I'd appreciate it if you put a link to Wednesday Weekly Shopping in your post as well. If you don't have a blog, please leave a comment!





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3 comments:

Jenn@Couponing Away Debt February 24, 2012 at 12:38 PM  

CVS hasn't been as good these days same with Walgreens. Ive basically given up with Walgreens they never have anything Im looking for. Thanks goodness for Italian Days :) Thanks for the linky have a great weekend.

Savingwith Saveone February 24, 2012 at 7:36 PM  

Super awesome deals! Thanks for the linky too! I love to see how much everyone is saving, it's inspiring!

Clare February 25, 2012 at 9:48 AM  

Nice deals again.. I need to hit Aldi to stock up on fresh vegetables this week.. I've been lazy and spending too much on them at Publix!

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