Get out the fruit bowl, we're going to load it up with berries, nectarines, cantaloupe and some seedless watermelon.
Here's what Shop Cheap likes this week:
At Safeway, you can get nectarines for 99-cents a pound; cantaloupe for $1 each and BOGO raspberries. Bartlett pears are 99 cents a pound. On the produce side, bell peppers are 2/$1 and if you buy 3 items like Fresh Express salads, baby carrots or baby bella 'rooms, you get $1 off each item instantly.
The 4-day sale is so-so this week. For back to school lunches, there's the Nabisco tray packs of cookies for $3.49; Lucerne butter for $2.99 and Safeway SELECT or Open Nature pizza for $2.99.
Following up on the lunches, butter top breads are BOGO; CapriSun drinks are $1.49 when you buy 3 and Hostess muffins and Home Pride breads are BOGO.
Boneless skinless chicken breasts, thighs or combo pack is $1.99lb; whold roasted chickens are $5.99 and Signature Cafe chicken tenders are $4.99. Got to take out a loan to buy milk. It's $3.09 a gallon (when you buy 2) but soda is buy 2, get 2 free?
Coupons include Del Monte fruit cups for $1.69; Mission tortilla chips for $1.49 and 100 calorie snack packs for $1.75. String cheese is $3.99 and Nestlie cookie dough is $1.99.
Safeway artisan French bread is $1.79 a loaf and fresh Danish is $4.99 for 10. The sandwich meal deal in the deli is pretty good. Regular size sandwich, chips and soda for $5.
The Friday only $5 specials include a really huge sub sandwich; Lucerne chunk cheese and whipped cream cakes in the bakery.
Raley's has a Saturday&Sunday only sale where corn on the cob is 12-cents each; Fresh Express salads are 89-cents each and premium ground beef patties are $1.99 a pound.
An 18-oz. container of blueberries is $3.99; seedless watermelon is $3.99 and cherries are $3.49lb. Organic heirloom tomatoes are $2.99lb.
If you clip, Aquafina water is $3.69 a case; Fritos are $1.50; Oscar Mayer dogs and ham are $2 and Northern bath tissue is $5.99.
Got a couple of good of BOGOs this week: Cheesecake in the bakery and Melita coffee filters.
If you have a pet, Raley's is advertising a 4-week sale for Spot. Everything from Iams dog food to Happy Hips treats..
The meal deal in the Raley's deli includes an all-beef hot dog; kettle chips and a soda for $3.99.
Save Mart will get you cookin' with BOGO chicken breasts and whole chickens for 79-cents a pound. Beef back ribs are $1.37 in the max pak. Salmon filets are $6.99 and red snapper is $5.99.
Spend $50 or more and get a free bag of Taylor Farms salad and get a free 18-pack of eggs when you buy 5 boxes of Quaker cereals. (Works out to $1.79 a box).
2 pounds of Driscolls blueberries are $4.97; Roma tomatoes are 97-cents a pound; green beans are 99-cents a pound and fresh squash is 97-cents a pound. Bell peppers and cucumbers are 50-cents each.
Coupons include Minute Maid coolers for $1.77 and Farmer John links for 99-cents.
During dollar days, you can get Golden Grain pasta; Del Monte ketchup and Quaker value packs for $1. For $2, it's Krispy crackers; E.L. Fudge cookies and Arrowhead Water.
Healthy Balance juice drinks are 3/$5; a case of Crystal Geyser spring water is $2.99 and Gatorade is 75-cents.
A dozen eggs is $1.69; Sunnyside Farms yogurt is 10/$5. Michelina's Zap'ems are 88-cents each.
If Sprouts is in your neighborhood, you can load up on fresh fruit and produce. Blueberries are 88-cents a container; bananas are 49-cents a pound. Nectarines and plums are 88-cents a pound. On the veggie side, bell peppers are 49-cents each; broccoli or cauliflower is 88-cents a pound and a pack of mushrooms is 88 cents. Red or green leaf lettuce is 88-cents.
Think that will do it for this week.