Shop Cheap

Sharing the best prices on groceries and other stuff in the Sacramento region.

June 2, 2008
The weekend update

Hi Shoppers. There were some good items in the paper over the weekend. Did you catch the Safeway insert in Sunday's Bee? Check out the back page for the coupon bounty. Post cereal at 2/$3 is way cheap. Caveats: must buy 2 boxes and you must spend at least $10 with club card. Prego pasta sauce is 2/$2 and Nature Valley granola bars at 4 boxes/$6. You've got to buy 4 boxes but remember summer is almost here and the kids will be hungry. Inside is a coupon for Colgate toothpaste 2/$4 and Garnier Fructis shampoo/conditioner/styler 2/$5.

Walgreens also had a coupon-filled insert: Dawn dish liquid for $1; Charmin tissue 2-big roll packs for $13; (on the back page, there's Angel Soft at 4 rolls for $1) Bumble Bee albacore tuna in water at 79-cents a can and 8oz tomato sauce 3/$1. If you have a baby at home, there's $3 off infant formula and Johnson's and Desitin products on sale. Walgreens also has cereal - Kellogg's Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, etc., at $2 a box. I was reacquainted with Werther's Original candies over the weekend. OMG, they were tasty! You can get 2 packages for $2 at Walgreens. If you like Sun Chips, they are 2/$4...that's $2 less than the grocery store.

This just in: Raley's advertised last week for Jamba Juice drinks in the cold case. I read a blurb from the Orange County Register explaining that Jamba is moving into grocery stores to capitalize on our one-stop-shopping environment. Wonder if they taste the same as a freshly made Jamba?

Remember, if you have a shopping tip, email me or add it to the comments field. I'll be back on Wednesday with more grocery savings.



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About Shop Cheap

Pam Dinsmore is The Bee's Community Affairs Director. When she's not working, she's shopping. The goal of this blog is to help you save time and money at the grocery store. She's pretty good at it but she can't do it alone. That's where you come in, sharing your tips and secret methods for saving money. You can either respond to the blog or email her at

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