Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Over 50% savings for the year, woohoo! (Wednesday Weekly Shopping)

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This week, I finally went over 50% savings for the year, woohoo!

I finally got some amazing deals at Publix, and on healthy food to boot!  The freezer now has lots of tilapia and vegetables, there's pasta and sauce in the cupboard, and there are lots of veggies and yogurt in the fridge.

But alas, that will be all gone soon, and it will be time to shop again!

Here's what I got this week:


Overall, this week I spent $48.19 for items which retail for $129.36, or a 63% savings based on the retail value of the products at the stores where they were purchased.  (But don't compare percentages!)

For the year (11 weeks), I spent $802.10 for items which retailed for $1624.76, and saved $822.66, or a 51% savings. That's an average of $72.92 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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Couponing Away Debt March 16, 2012 at 12:43 PM  

Great job! I love those weeks were I am over 50% also, its not a big deal but it makes me feel better :)

Savingwith Saveone March 16, 2012 at 11:21 PM  

Awesome savings! It's great that you were able to buy some many healthy foods and still save!

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