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Friday, January 6, 2012

Harris Teeter Super Double Coupon Shopping, Day 2

Ahhhhh. Another day, another 20 coupons doubled.

This time I went to the Columbia, MD Harris Teeter. The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Howard county as the 5th wealthiest county in the country in 2011. So of course just about all the coupon freebies were wiped out! Stupid frugal rich people. But this was what I was able to wrangle:

Bought 2 Whisker Lickings, $1.50 each, regular price
Used 1 $1.50/2 coupons from SS 12/4

Bought 3 Mueller pastas, $1.00 each, regularly $1.79 each
Used 3 $0.55/1 Printable Coupons

Bought 3 Wet Ones Wipes travel size $1.50
Used 3 $0.75/1 Printable Coupons

Bought 3 Muir Glen tomato pastes, $1.39 each, regular price
Used 3 $0.75/1 printable coupons (no longer available)

Bought 2 Blistex Medicated lip balm, $1.49 each, regular price
Used 2 $0.55/1 coupon from SS 11/13
Final price: $0.78 ($0.39 each)

Bought 1 Febreeze Set & Refresh, $3.49, regular price
Used 1 $1.00/1 coupon (P&G mailed coupon packet)
And used 1 $1.00/1 E-Vic coupon
Final Price: $0.49

Bought 3 Honey Bunch of Oats Cereal, $2.50 each, regularly $3.79 each
Used 3 $1.00/1 Printable Coupons
Final Price: $1.50 ($0.50 each)

Bought 1 Tidy Cats 20lbs, $2.94, regularly $5.89
Used 1 $1/1 coupon (peelie)
Final Price: $0.94

This is non-clumping litter; we don't use this for the cats, but it's supposed to help make traction for your tires in winter weather. That is, if you ever actually remember to put it in your car...

Bought 2 boxes Snackwell 100-calorie packets, $2.99 each, regularly $3.49 each
Used 2 $1.00/1 printable Facebook coupons (no longer available)

Final Price: $1.98 ($0.99 each)

Bought 18 Fancy Feast Elegant Melodies, $0.90 each, regularly $0.95 each
Used 1 $1.00/18 coupon (peelie)
Final Price: $14.20 ($0.79 each)

$64.85 Shelf price
-11.09  Discounts
-34.20  Coupons
=19.56 (69.8% savings)
+  1.52 Sales tax
=21.08 Paid out of pocket

Damn expensive Fancy Feast.  That does it; I'm switching the brats to Meow Mix. The McDonalds of cat food.

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