Want to save $10 on your next shopping trip? Then get your groceries at Raley's this week because they will give you a coupon for $10 off next time you shop, Just spend $75 this weekend and it's in the bag.
Here's a few tips from Shop Cheap on how to spend that $75 (or more, of course) this week.
Life cereal is $1.88 a box; cantaloupe is $2; salmon fillets are $5.99lb and split chicken breasts are 99-cents a pound. Baby potatoes are $2.50 a bag. Coupons: Powerade for 79-cents; Skippy peanut butter for $1.49 and Stouffer's Lean Cuisine for $1.89. A case of Crystal Geyser is $3.49; Lay's chips are BOGO; Crystal Geyser sparkling mineral water is $1 a bottle and a 12-pack box of Clif, Luna or Mojo bars is $10.99
Nabisco saltines are $1.99 a box; Knorr rice or pasta sides are $1 a bag; and Breyer's ice cream is BOGO. Broccoli is 99-cents a pound; mandarins are $3.99 a bag.
In the deli, chicken strips are $5.99 and Raley's packaged lunchmeat is $3.98. In the bakery, foccacia rolls are $2.79 for a package of 4 and baguettes are $1.88.
Safeway has a monster ad this week. Lots of BOGOs but no $10 off coupon. Here's what we like: The 99-cents or less fruits and veggies. Iceberg lettuce is 99-cents a head; organic yellow onions are 99-cents a pound; roma tomatoes are 99-cents a pound and kiwi fruit is 3/$1. Bell peppers - red, green, yellow or orange - are $1 each.
In the BOGO bin, you'll find Thomas' English muffins; Oscar Mayer bacon; Hillshire Farm products; Langers cranberry drinks; Lay's chips; Saag's smoked sausage; Foster Farms grilled chicken strips and Pepperidge Farm baked crackers.
If you're clippin', check out Bertolli or PF Chang's dinner for 2 at $5.99; 89-oz jug of Minute Maid OJ for $3.99; Pillsbury Grands! for 99-cents and Green Giant Steamers for $1.67.
Pepsi 12-packs and 8-packs are buy 2, get 3 free; an 8-pack of Yoplait yogurt is $3.99 and a case of Arrowhead is $3.50.
Safeway has lots of stuff for a buck or less. Here are a few examples: Artisan Filone breads in the bakery; Eating Right cup of soup; Safeway Select pizza dough (which is quite good); Safeway condensed cream soups; and potato salad in the deli.
The Friday $5 sale has Signature Cafe 5-piece fish; whole roasted chicken; Safeway extra virgin olive oil; a pack of cake slices in the bakery and a 20-pack of Coke. The Friday-Monday sale: 3lbs of strawberries for $5; angel food cake for $2.50; chicken tenders in the deli for $5.99; a 50-count carton of cookies in the bakery for $5 and BOGO Foster Farms ground turkey.
Over at Save Mart, this is the last week for the 7 daily coupons. Our favorites are the dozen eggs on Wednesday for 69-cents; the OJ on Friday for 99-cents; cereal on Saturday for $1.49 and the bananas on Monday for 39-cents a pound.
In produce, this week's sales include baby lemons 10/$1; cilantro, green onions and radishes 3/99-cents; Roma tomatoes for 97-cents a pound and pears for 99-cents a pound. The big deal is Fuji apples for 47-cents a pound and avocado for 50-cents each.
Doritos are BOGO. Kellogg's mini wheats are $1.99 a box when you buy 4; Powerade is 88-cents; Planter's peanut butter is $2.50; and Gallo Salame is $3.45.
Master cut London broil is $2.99lb; premium pork chops are $1.69lb. Pastrami in the deli is $6.99lb. Red Velvet cake in the bakery is $7.99.
Coupons this week include: Chicken of the Sea tuna for 88-cents; Sunny Select apple juice or apple sauce 2/$3; Nissin Big Cup noodles 3/$1 and Hillshire Farm smoked sausage for $1.99.
A case of Sunny Select drinking water is $2.99.
If you are shopping at the new Sprouts in Citrus Heights (or the others in Elk Grove and Roseville), bell peppers and cucumbers are 3/$1; strawberries or blackberries are 4/$5; apples and pears are 99-cents a pound. The cilantro/radish/green onion trio is $1. They have good prices on other items that will keep you coming back for more.
Until next week....