This week started off on a ridiculously expensive note…
My neighbor Girly Girl and I were to bring dinner and dessert to our neighbors… who just had twins. I was in charge of the dessert. At first I was going to bake a pie… with some FREE blackberries I had picked over the summer… but then I thought… Mavis STOP BEING SO CHEAP! If you had just had a baby the last thing you’d want to eat was an entire pie… or cake for that matter…
So I decided to bring chocolate dipped strawberries and brownie bites instead.
Since they have 2 younger children I decided to add a few gummy frogs…
I figured this was the perfect sized dessert…
Not too much and no left overs… LOVELY!
And the Handsome Husband was thrilled he received some dessert too…
And The Girl Who Thinks She’s A Bird… well… she ran off with the other 2lbs of berries and they were never to be seen again… typical.
And with Double Coupons…
I was able to score all this for only $11.71
18 boxes of cereal
3 gallons of Milk
3 dozen mini bagels
1 loaf of bread
7 iced coffees
31 bags of frozen veggies
1 hot sauce
1 pkg. frozen burritos
3 boxes Texas toast
4 bags of pretzels
4 boxes of fudge sticks
1 cantaloupe melon
36 packs of gum…
I also picked up some more FREE money making candy…
I swear if I see another bag of this neon crap I might hurl….
But… by putting the candy in my cart I was able to score $11 in Catalina coupons…
Which I then (with even MORE COUPONS)…
was able to pick up all this for .63 cents
*** FYI: If you seriously think I am keeping all of that candy… you’re on crack… I kept 1 bag of each (from last week) and donated 20bags to my friend “The Mad Scientist’s” classroom… she said she could use the jelly beans for some sort of DNA mapping project… I sent another dozen bags in with the Handsome Husband to give to his peeps at work… and that STILL left me with another 20 bags or so… I plan on donating the rest to the Food Bank (think Easter Basket Candy) via the Boy Scouts when they go “Scouting for Food”… I just hope the kid who comes to pick up all the food I’ve been collecting doesn’t have a heart attack… and hopefully his parents drive a truck…
Red Peppers $3.00 (Holy Crap Mavis… that’s a bit pricey)
Hot Sauce and Banana’s… .31cents
Hot Sauce and Bananas… .72 cents
I simply split up my transactions… On the first one I bought $28+ worth of hot sauce and $3.31 worth of bananas and used a $3 off $30 coupon… In the second transaction I bought $40+ worth of hot sauce and $4.72 worth of bananas and used a $4 off $40 coupon.
And that my friends… is what I bought last week…
I spent a grand total of $26.34
(I withdrew $3.27 from Mr. Piggy)
How about you?
Did you buy anything interesting?
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