Sunday, February 22, 2009

Weekly Shopping Trip 2/22/09

We have been member's of BJ's for about two years now and our membership just came up for renewal. Daddy and I talked long and hard about whether or not to spend the $45 to renew. The last couple of months that I have gone that I did not find really good deals. So we decided to not renew our contract and if we can always sign up again in the future if we decide we should go back. Our monthly budget for BJ's was $100 so we will increase our weekly budget from $40 to $65 and starting next month I will start shopping accordingly. However, this month since I had not gone to BJ's we were starting to run low on staples and pantry items, I spent this week stocking up on some great sales that Wegman's had going on. Bonus to going to Wegman's is down the street is Amelia's Grocery Outlet. So head there first and stock up on things and then headed over to Wegman's for the rest. Check out HERE how else everyone spend their grocery dollars.

Amelia's Grocery Outlet

Half gallon of Whole milk - 1.90
Gallon of 1% milk - 2.90
Dried Oregano - 0.88
Quaker Granola Bites - 0.99
Chips - 2.33
2 Banana Nut Cheerios - 5.78
2 Post Honey Bunch of Oats with Almonds - 3.00 (Awesome Price!)
Lucky Charms - 2.50
Total OOP - 19.98


Wegman's

I don't know if you have a Wegman's in your area, but if so you need to go check them out. They are truly one store that their store brand is FABULOUS!! Bonus is they are now doubling coupons! YEA!!

2 Half Gallon of Wegman's Vanilla Soy milk - 5.58
Wegman's Shredded Cheese - 1.99
Fat Free Whipped Cream - 1.69
2 Silk Yogurts - 1.58
Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate - 1.49
Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate - 1.49
Palmolive Eco Dishwasher Detergent - 3.19
Miracle Stain Remover - 7.49
Alaskan Chocolate Syrup - 4.69 (non-milk based!!)
2 Cheez-it's Crackers - 3.00
2 Quaker Granola Bars - 5.00
Wegman's Stuffing - 1.29
Wegman's Blue Cheese - 1.49
Wegman's White Grape Juice - 1.99
4 Wegman's Spaghetti Sauce - 3.96
5# Wegman's Unbleached Flour - 1.69
Wegman's Organic Strawberry Jam - 0.99 (Awesome price usually 2.99, don't buy it at this price.)
Wegman's Grape Jelly - 1.49
2 Wegman's Chicken Noodle Soup - 1.98
Crumbled Corn Flakes - 2.69
22pk of Snack Packs - 5.99
Wegman's 12pk Toilet Paper - 4.99
Bacon -3.49
Micro cloth Sponges - 2.99 (2pk - they are washable!)
2 Pitchers - 6.98 (The dogs chewed up my other pitchers - long story)
1# Strawberries - 3.00
2 bunches of celery - 3.18
0.85# Peanuts - 1.18
Total OOP - 91.79

So there are still a couple of things I need yet for this weeks menu. Not sure how they didn't get on my list but I need Taco shells, Bananas, lettuce, and barley.

There is a new place in the area called the Produce Junction and they are advertising 2 heads of iceberg lettuce for $1.00, 4# of bananas for 1.50. I have decided that I need to go check this out. They are not really close by but I will be near them tomorrow for a doctors appointment and we will have to see if they are going to be worth the trip.

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