Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Crazy shopping week! (Wednesday Weekly Shopping)

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So much shopping! Oy! I went a little crazy this week and went on 11 separate shopping trips.  And I went over my weekly budget of $80 by quite a bit. But I'm still way under budget for the year!

Here's what I got this week:

Publix trip 1 (not pictured): Spent $1.98, saved $6.12

Overall, this week I spent $132.74 for items which retail for $233.32, or a 43% savings based on the retail value of the products at the stores where they were purchased.  (But don't compare percentages!)

For the year (18 weeks), I spent $1344.84 for items which retailed for $2567.16, and saved $1222.32, or a 48% savings. That's an average of $74.71 spent each week for a family of five (husband, wife, and daughters ages 14, 11, and 7), 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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For more great shopping deals and trips, please check out the bloggers listed in my Linkup Parties page under Shopping Deals Linkups.  I'm sure you'll find lots of great ideas on saving money on groceries!

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Kelly R. May 3, 2012 at 2:54 PM  

Hi, so glad I found your blog. I am a new follower and hope you can stop by my blog at: http://momisblessed.blogspot.com/ say hi, and follow back.

Have a great day!!

Savingwith Saveone May 4, 2012 at 1:01 PM  

Wow! A lot of those shopping trips are massive savings! Super awesome job!

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