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

August 8, 2008
Start clipping those coupons

There's a bounty of great coupons in the Sunday inserts. Take a break from your hectic weekend duties and do a little clipping. It will save you a few dollars the next time you head to the grocery store.

Here are the highlights:

Remember that General Mills cereal coupon inside the Safeway ad on Wednesday? Combine that one (4 boxes for $6) with the $1 off coupon for the same products and you get 4 boxes of cereal for $5. Also, there's a coupon for Nature Valley granola bars (50-cents off two) and Gushers (same deal, 50-cents off two). Use that along with the Safeway coupon (4 for $6) and you get 4 boxes for $5.50.

Ta Da! You already recouped the price of The Sunday Bee.

Other notable coupons inside that same flier: Yoplait yogurt (save 40-cents on 6) and Old El Paso (save $1 on two products).

Subway has a $1 off coupon and a $5 meal deal. Also inside that flier: Smart Balance ($1 off two buttery spreads) and 50-cents off any one product. There's an ad for $1 off CentrumKids vitamins and $1 off Centrum for adults.

Inside the Smart Source packet, there's coupon for $1 off Minute Maid juices. And $1 off coupons for Bic markers, pencils and pens.

If you shop at Rite Aid, be sure to go over the 109 coupon offers, which are too numerous for me to list!!! 

Check out the price of milk at Raley's/BelAir. Two gallons of Bayview Fat-Free dropped by $1. If you come across cheaper milk prices, let me know.


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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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