Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Back in the drugstore game (Wednesday Weekly Shopping)

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After not playing the Drugstore Game for several weeks, I headed back.  I forgot how much fun it is to get lots of stuff for not a lot of money! 

I went under budget again this week.  But next week, I'm sure to go over - I'll be headed back to Publix for some great deals, and I also need to buy meat, which always puts me over budget for the week. 

Here's what I got this week:

Overall, this week I spent $60.26 for items which retail for $87.42, or a 31% savings based on the retail value of the products at the stores where they were purchased.  (But don't compare percentages!)

For the year (16 weeks), I spent $1146.90 for items which retailed for $2123.55, and saved $976.65, or a 46% savings. That's an average of $71.68 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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