This week I had 3 transactions. I actually DO BELIEVE I can make it to the end of the year without going over budget if I really apply myself. Or is it distract myself? Hmm. I think distraction is going to be key in the upcoming weeks ahead.
Here is the skinny on what I bought this week:
Last week Plum District was offering a deal on Omaha Steaks for $59. 2 filet mignon, 2 pork chops, 4 chicken breasts, 6 burgers, 8 weenies, and 6 stuffed baked potatoes all shipped on a block of dry ice (the best part according to Monkey Boy). Now maybe $59 is a great deal for a normal person… But for Mavis… not so much. Luckily I had $40 in Plum District credit plus I found a secret 30% coupon code I was able to use. So guess how much I paid? C’mon guess. Alright, I’ll tell you. After the coupon code and credit I paid $1.30! 🙂 Not too shabby if you ask me.
Then there was my trip to Walmart. Blech. I am not a fan of Walmart… But desperate times call for desperate measures. I have found I’m willing to shop with Nascar fans walking around in their pajamas who are screaming at their kids and driving motorized scooters just so I can use a coupon.
In this past Sundays paper there was a $2 off ANY SIZE Tide coupon in the P&G insert. The Tide packets were only $.97 each+tx. I did 2 identical transactions:
4 Tide packets $4.21 w/tx
Final Price: $.14 after coupons! Holy crackers! Pass me a tater tot Bertha… that is a goooood deal.
So basically I paid $.28 for 2 gallons of milk, 2 loaves of crappy bread and 8 packets of Tide (the Tide will be donated). The thing is … there is a big controversy over the Tide coupon. So I guess I won’t be using it again. 😦 Boo Hoo. I’m totally bummed, I love Walmart overage.
Oh well, shopping at Albertsons with a few doubles coupons is not a bad deal either. Everything in the photo was free with coupons with the exception of having to pay $.50 tax on my free Dawn dish soap. As it turns out… the HH really likes the Velveeta mac & cheese cups. He kinda freaked out a little when he saw them on the counter. Have you tried these yet? They are REALLY good. How many did you get? 😉
Total Spent This week: $2.08
Total Spent Year To Date: $1181.39
Go Mavis Go!