Yep, it's Tax Day. You need to file that one for another year and move on - to the grocery store.Stop sulking and start shopping because bargains await. Here goes!
We're starting at Save Mart because they beat Safeway by a penny on the price of red seedless grapes. At 87 cents a pound, you can grab a healthy snack and save some money, too. Save Mart also has a 72-hour sale that runs Friday-Sunday. Items include country style pork ribs for 99-cents a pound; iceberg lettuce 49-cents a head; fresh salad shrimp $2.99lb and Bayview Farms OJ for $1.50 a jug. London broil is a good deal at $1.88lb and lean ground beef is $1.69lb in the max pax. Save Mart has a cereal deal that's hard to pass up: Buy three boxes for $10.98 and get three boxes free. That's $1.83 each on popular boxes of Kellog's cereals.
Save Mart is offering more coupons with purchase of $10 in groceries. Ocean Spray juice cocktail is $2; Hillshire Farm deli lunch meat is 99-cents and a 3-pound bag of Fuji apples is less than $1. In produce, jumbo artichokes are 2/$4; Driscoll's strawberries or blackberries are $3.99 each and tomatoes are $1.99lb.
Raley's has tri tip roast for $2.75lb with a recipe for Tomato Avocado Salsa grilled tri tip, too. Avocado is $1 each and tomatoes are $1.99lb to complete the recipe. Add some sweet white corn at 3/99-cents and you have a great weekend meal. A dozen large eggs at $1.39 and the BOGO muffins will take care of breakfast. If you spend $15 on advertised Healthy Choice products - including Fleishmann's margarine, egg beaters and Orville Redenbacher's popcorn - you'll save $5 at checkout.
Raley's also has a good coupon thing going on the back page with 2-liter Coca Cola for 97-cents; Famous Amos cookies for $1.69; Evergood sausages or franks for $2.99 and a yummy ice cream cake for $8.50. In the non-grocery category, there's Old Spice anti-perspirant for $1.99; Hefty trash bags for $4.99 and Gain or Cheer detergent for $3.99.
Safeway has the red seedless grapes for 88-cents a pound along with fresh pineapple for $2.99 and mangos for $1. In the meat department, Rancher's Reserve london broil is $1.99lb and whole boneless pork loin is $1.99lb. Foster Farms split chicken breasts are 99-cents a pound and frozen cornish hens in the twin pack are 99-cents a pound, too.
Safeway has an Earth Day (April 22) promotion that includes a coupon for a free reusable shopping bag with the purchase of $50 in groceries. And for every $30 you spend in the "Living Well, Feeling Great" category, you will get a coupon for $10 off your next visit. Some of the items include: Eating Right lunch meat; baby peeled carrots; Progresso and Campbell's Select Harvest soups; and Skinny Cow ice cream treats. Arrowhead water is $3.99 a case and General Mills' Trix or Golden Grahams are $1.99 a box.
The Friday $5 special is barbecue pork loin with BBQ sauce. Other deals in the deli include all-natural roasted chicken - 8 pieces - for $5.99 and Signature Cafe pizza for $5.49.
If you want to surprise someone with a bouquet of roses, it will only cost you $4.99 in floral.
Come back tomorrow for recipes from the Shop Cheap kitchen.