Publix Shopping Trip with 50% Savings


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My Publix Shopping Trip I went on a Publix shopping trip today! I'm not a big fan of buying pre-packaged convenient food for two reasons. One, I can usually make it myself cheaper and two, I can make it without adding a bunch of who knows what added to it. One of my exceptions are the Hormel refrigerated entrees, but only a a couple of them. I was able to buy these this week for $3.99. At this price, it's cheaper than the cost of the raw meat and the cost of cooking it. The pork and beef … [Read more...]

Big Y = Big Savings


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Big Y = Big Savings Our local Big Y (local chain here in CT) was running a sale this past week on Sweet Baby Ray's. I've been waiting for those coupons all year. Well, their sale weeks run Thursday to Wednesday and my inserts come Wednesdays, whenever my mailman feels like showing up (usually 4-5pm). So I took the one coupon I got from the paper and headed over anyway, figuring I could get a rain check and go back next week for more. I grabbed some coupons I always use there just in case the … [Read more...]

Publix Shopping Trip, I Saved $160.71


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My Publix Shopping Trip Lucky for me that these items on sale this week for my Publix shopping trip. I was very low or completely out of some items and I've been patiently waiting for a good deal on them. I was unpleasantly surprised to see that prices have gone up. Yet again. The Emerald nuts alone went up in price by $1.50 EACH! Yikes! Total bill  $245.51 ... Paid $84.80 ... Saved $160.71 Ziploc baggies were 1/2 off Wet Ones, straws and cinnamon were not on sale Everything else in … [Read more...]

Stockpile Cereal New Year’s Week!


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Stockpile Cereal When's the best time to stockpile cereal?  New Year's week!  With many people focusing on diets and eating healthier after they let it all hang out during the holiday season, manufacturers will be laying in wait to capitalize on the new trends in consumption.  I am not here to project how long it will last, but I can tell you that you will have a small window to stockpile cereal before the deals are over. For example, last year Special K had the "Special K Challenge."  They … [Read more...]

How Much Should I be Saving?


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How Much Should You Be Saving? As you may have guessed, I talk to a lot of people about coupons.  Regardless of how long somebody has been couponing, the conversation always turns to saving.  People want to know: How much should I be saving?  The answer to that question is:  it depends!  That said, we always try our best to provide you with benchmarks to help you gauge your savings relative to our experience. It is probably most important to give you some advice before we get into the actual … [Read more...]

Italian Days – The Wizard Left His Mark at Publix!


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   Italian Days     I don't typically rant and rave about all of my savings, but the truth is, after a month of doing the Coupon Magic webinar, I needed to get another spreadsheet to use as an example in that session.  Enter Publix Italian … [Read more...]

What is my Stockpile Price?


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post. Your friends too! No censorship. No tracking. The best part is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. Easy signup here. I'm loving this so far. The best part? It's always FREE!   Your Stockpile Price Unlike your stockpile quantity, your stockpile price will always be a work in progress.  I am never satisfied with my current stockpile price.  I always want to try to get that price lower on my next trip.  We are also going to be … [Read more...]

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