Savings Saturday: Stock Up Deals on All Detergent and Ragu!


Since the new Kroger ad came out on Wednesday, I have been looking forward to shopping the Kroger Mega sale.  The shelf clearers were out in full force at my store today!  All of the Hunt’s tomatoes were gone and so was the BBQ sauce (I spotted a lady at the registers with 100 bottles in her cart, so I guess that’s why!).  I did manage to score cheap Quaker granola bars, cheap Pepperidge Farm goldfish crackers, and cheap Ro-Tel (which is a stockpile-worthy item if you live in Texas!).

The item that I was most excited about was my All laundry detergent.  I think everyone has their “thing” that they get slightly obsessive about stockpiling and for me, it’s laundry detergent. I think I have this fear that some day there won’t be coupons or deals and I might have to pay…FULL PRICE!  I got each of these bottles for just $1.75 after coupons, which is definitely a stock up price for me!

Here’s the breakdown:

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All Laundry Detergent – $2.75 when you buy 10 participating items
$2/2 All Laundry Detergent – 1-6 RP
Final Price = $1.75 each after coupon

See the top Kroger Mega Sale deals here–> Kroger Mega Sale deals

I also took advantage of a Target gift card deal involving Ragu pasta sauce!  You get a $5 Target gift card when you buy 10 participating items and the Ragu pasta sauce was included!  

Here’s the breakdown on the deal I did:

Buy 10 Ragu pasta sauce – $1.59 each

-5 $1/2 Ragu pasta sauce coupons – 1-6 SS
$.60/2 Ragu pasta sauce Target coupon
-$5 Target gift card (earned from Shopkick)

Spend $5.30 out of pocket, get a $5 Target gift card – that’s just $.53 per jar!

Rumor has it that this deal will be in the ad that starts tomorrow, so you’ve still got time to take advantage of this awesome stock up deal!  Make sure you get your FREE $2 Target gift card from Shopkick if you haven’t already and plan on taking advantage of this deal!  Get yours here–> Free Target gift card from Shopkick


I also got these 10 tubes of Colgate toothpaste earlier this week at Walmart for just $.50 each!  The regular price is $1.25 each and I used my $.75 coupons (sadly they expire today) to get them for this price!  I have been using free samples of toothpaste from the dentist for the past few weeks, so I knew it was time to replenish our stockpile!

See more Walmart deals here–> Walmart Deals

My total out of pocket for these 30 items was $27.80!  The retail value (based on sale prices for the All detergent and Ragu) was $60.90!

What did YOU add to your stockpile this week?  Find out more about how you can build your stockpile and savings on a budget week by week here–> Starting your stockpile on a budget and my 52 week savings plan 

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Getting paid to shop at CVS and Walgreens!

I remember before I really started using coupons, I would hear people talk about all the money they were saving at Walgreens and CVS and I thought they were nuts because to me, drug store prices seemed way higher than places like Target or Walmart.

I made a quick trip to Walgreens and CVS yesterday and after coupons, rebates, ECBs, and RRs, they paid me to buy all of this!

Here’s the breakdown:


2 Speedstick deodorant – 2/$6
1 Skintimate shave gel – $3.49
1 Physician’s Formula mascara – $10.29
1 Trident gum – $1.29

-$5 Physician’s formula coupon
-$6 Physician’s formula CRT (these are the coupons that print off on the receipt)
-$9.99 ECB

Spent $0 OOP (I know if you do the math, it looks like I should owe $, but for some reason they actually had to adjust my ECB down), earned a $3 ECB, $2.50 ECB, $7 ECB and a $.50 ECB (that was my CVS “quarterly” ECB)

3 Puperoni – $1.99/each
1 Speedstick – $1.99
31 Snickers eggs – $.29/each

3 $1/1 Puperoni coupons
10 $1/2 Mars coupons
$4 RR

Spent $0 OOP, earned a $2 RR and a $1 RR

Plus, I will get back a $9.99 rebate from the mascara!

If you’ve been putting off playing the drugstore game, you CAN do it!  I post “newbie” (less than $5 out of pocket) scenarios every week to help you get started.

You can check out my CVS match-ups and scenarios for the week here

You can check out my Walgreens match-ups and scenarios for the week here

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