How Not To Use a Grocery List – Week 30

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Grocery shopping? I’m game! Here’s how I did this week:

What was on the list?

  • Goya Chicken Bouillon
  • Salted Butter Sticks
  • Cocoa Krispies
  • Broccoli
  • Grapes
  • Chicken Breasts
  • Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Saucer
  • Frozen Vegetables
  • Vanity Fair Napkins
  • Huggies Wipes
  • Quart Zipper Bags
  • Rubbermaid Container with Easy Find Lid
  • Fish Sticks
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Gerber Baby Food (for donation)
  • Dill Pickles
  • Toms of Main Children’s Toothpaste (for donation)
  • Kikoman Soy Sauce
  • Texas Toast
  • Sargento Cheese

What did I come home with?

  • Cupcake Liners
  • Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce
  • Quart size Ziploc bags
  • Gerber baby food (for donation)
  • Huggies Wipes
  • Cocoa Krispies
  • Chicken Bouillon
  • Cake Mix
  • Bottle of Water
  • Fuji Apples
  • Broccoli
  • Garlic Toast
  • Fish Sticks
  • Frozen Vegetables
  • Butter Sticks
  • Sargento Cheese
  • Napkins
  • Toms of Main Toothpaste
  • Kikoman Soy Sauce

What was thrown out this week:

  • Pear
  • 2 oranges from Christmas time
  • handful of chopped cucumbers

Anything from the garden?

  • Around 15 tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 zucchini squash

How much did I save this week?

$65.77… which is 58.16%… not too bad… I was able to get the toothpaste, the fish sticks and the Gerber baby food for free. I also did a second list of mostly free items for my grandma to purchase to donate to her church’s food bank. I didn’t grab her receipt so I can’t give you that total as well. It was a super double week at Harris Teeter (coupons doubled up to $2) which was fabulous! What all went to the food bank?

  • 2 boxes of fish sticks
  • 2 ramen noodle meals
  • 4 packages of baby food
  • 1 jar of olives

What did you throw out this week?

~Emme

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