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Publix Shopping Trip July 17

I did my shopping early this morning and was able to cross one task off of my list for this weekend. Overall I had a good shopping trip except for the fact that my store (Kennerly Rd.) refused the Food Lion $2/$5 produce coupon.

The clerk explained that their was a memo in the break room stating that they could not longer accept FLIPS for Food Lion house brand. I explained that the coupon was not for Food Lion house brand. I asked if I could see the memo. He went to the back office and when he emerged a few moments later, he produced not the memo that he stated was hanging in the break room but, a different letter (hand written I might add with a sharpie). The letter stated that Publix would only accept (1) FLIP per person per item.

OK…I know that already. It’s printed right there on the bottom of the coupon. I had him void my produce purchases. Otherwise here is what I bought this week.

5-Johnson & Johnson Buddy Bars $1.09 ea
Total $5.45
-used (5) $1/1 J&J product Smart Source Coupon found at Rite Aid
(makes it $0.09 ea)

1-Johnson & Johnson Gauze $1.79 ea.
2 Band-Aids $2.19 ea
Total $6.17
-used (2) $0.50/1 Band Aid coupons
-used (1) $1/1 J&J product Smart Source Coupon found at Rite Aid
-used (1) $5/3 J&J or Band-Aid products (Green Flyer Publix Coupon)
(makes it FREE + $1.83 overage)

3-Listerine $3.79 ea
Total $11.37
-used (3) $2/1 Listerine (Publix Coupon) -“Smart Summertime Savings” booklet
-used (3) $2/1 Listerine 04-26-09 RP
(makes it FREE + $0.63 overage)
(**looking over my receipt I see that the cashier did not scan (1) of my $2 off Publix coupons. The same cashier left off (1) off my $2 coupons last week. I will need to get a $2 credit)

3-Apple & Eve Apple Juice $1.59 ea
-used $1/1 “Smart Summertime Savings” booklet
-used $0.50/1 from the “Publix GreenWise” booklet
(makes it FREE + $1.23 overage)

3-Nabisco Cookies $1.89 ea.
3-Capri Sun $1.89 ea.
Total $11.34
-used (3) $2 off wyb (1) Capri Sun & (1) Chips Ahoy
-used (1) Rain Check for Capri Sun B3G1 FREE
Total for all 6 items $3.45
(makes it $0.57 ea)

2-Heartland Whole Wheat Pasta $1.45 ea

Myoplex $10.49
-used $3.89/1 printable coupon
(makes it $6.60 ea)

Metal Grilling Skewers $1.50 (clearance)

Kelloggs Apple Jacks $2.20 ea
-used $1/1 coupon
(makes it $1.20 ea)

Advantage Buy Deal

6-Ronzoni Smart Taste 4/$5 ($1.25 ea)
$1/2 Ronzoni Smart Taste Pasta, Any – 04-05-09 SS (makes it $0.50 ea)–stock up
$1/1 Ronzoni Smart Taste Pasta, Any – 04-05-09 SS (makes it $0.25 ea)–stock up
-used (6) $1/1 coupons
(makes it $0.25 ea)
Unadvertised BOGO Deal

8-Bush’s Beans Black & Garbanzo $0.89/2
(makes it $0.44 ea)–great price

2-Coffee-mate $1.19 ea
-used (1) .50¢/1 Nestle Coffee-Mate 06-28-09 RP
-used (1) $1/1 printable
(makes it $0.19 ea)–stock up

(**looking at my receipt I see that the Hazelnut was not included and I was charged $3.89 ea. I will get a price adjustment or refund since I specifically asked were the Hazelnut included before purchasing them)

Total before Savings $104.30
Total Saved $77.09 or 74%
Total OOP $27.21
Future Credits $5.40 for Coffee Mate & $2 for missing Q= $7.40

To see the full list of this weeks deals click here.

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5 thoughts on “Publix Shopping Trip July 17

  1. The Proverbs Wife says:

    I found some at Rite Aid on 7/25.


  2. Thanks so much for the quick response. Did you find them within the past couple of weeks?


  3. The Proverbs Wife says:

    Hi Jaykada,

    They were attached to the shelf in front of the J&J products. I have also spotted them at Walgreens and Kroger on the same isle.


  4. Can you please inform me on when you found those $1/1 Johnson Qs at Rite-Aid? I LOVE the buddy soaps and would definitely like to get some using those Qs. Thanks!



  5. Please be careful with the Listerine deal. I think the Publix coupon is for 1 L size, and the $3.79 Listerine might only be the 500 mL. I tried to work out this deal, but found a problem with the sizes, so I didn't do it.


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