Friday, January 10, 2014

Friday Figures 01/10/14: Link up your grocery deals!

I invite you to link up to your best grocery deals below, to inspire others to save more! 

Welcome to Friday Figures! This weekly grocery deal linkup is replacing the previous linkup, Wednesday Weekly Shopping.

This week, I shopped at Publix and ALDI.  It was a pretty cheap week for me - I stayed well under my budget of $80 per week for a family of five.  I depended on a lot of stockpiled food to feed my family this week. But as prices go up and my stockpile goes down, I'm sure that the bills will be going up in the future!

Here's what I got this week:

Overall, this week I spent $43.73 for items which retail for $114.87, or a 62% savings based on the retail value of the products at the stores where they were purchased.

For the year (2 weeks), I spent $101.92 for items which retailed for $213.06 and saved $111.14, or a 52% savings. That's an average of $50.96 spent each week for a family of five (husband, wife, and daughters ages 16, 13, and 8), including lots of fresh produce, dairy items, and kosher meat, as well as paper and plastic goods, health and beauty items, and cleaning supplies.

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 Friday Figures 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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Catherine Carrigan January 13, 2014 at 11:35 PM  

Great job and thank you for the link up! I've added your website to my recommended resource list on my recent post :)

Thank you!

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