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Boneless, skinless Chicken Breast $1.79/lb.

Bing Cherries $1.99/lb.

Pint Blueberries $1.49 each

Imported Deli krakus Ham $4.99/lb.

Boneless NY Sirloin Steak $2.99/lb.

Smart Option Ice Cream $0.99

Cape Cod or Lay’s Potato Chips 2/$4.00
Use with $1.00/2 Cape Code coupon (5.10 SS)
for 2/$3.00

Tide 2X Ultra or Bounty 6-Roll Paper towels $5.99
Use with $0.35/1 Tide coupon (6.07 PG)
for 1/$5.64
or with $0.25/1 Bounty coupon (6.07 PG)
for 1/$5.74

Red Potaotes $1.99/4-lb. bag

Red Mangos $0.89 each

Limes $0.33 each

Golden Pineappe $2.79 each

Cucumbers $0.59 each

Carrots, 1 lb. baby $0.99 each

Vidalia Onions $0.89 lb.

Red/Orange/Yellow Peppers $1.99/lb.

Edy’s Fruit Bars $2.99
Use with $1.00/2 Edy’s coupon (6.17 SS)
for 2/$4.98

Luigi’s Italian Ice $2.39
Use with $1.00/1 Luigi coupon (5.10 RP)
for 1/$1.39

Hannaford Dressing $0.99

Hannaford Diced tomatoes $0.99

Campbell’s Spaghettios $0.66

Hannaford Butter $1.99

Hannaford Cream cheese $0.89

Split Chicken Breast $1.49/lb.

Pork Spare Ribs $2.49/lb.

Oscar Mayer hot Dogs $2.99
Use with $1.00/2 Oscar Mayer coupon (6.21 SS)
for 2/$4.98

Hannaford BBQ Sauce $0.99

80% Lean Ground Beef $1.99/lb.

Taste of Inspiration Boneless NY Sirloin Steak $4.29/lb.

Hannaford Hot Dog/Hamburger Buns $0.99

Heinz Ketchup $1.99

Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce $1.59
Use with $1.00/2 Sweet Baby Ray’s coupon (5.10 SS)
for 2/$3.18

A1 Steak Sauce $3.99
Use with $2.00/1 A1 Coupon (6.14 SS)
for 1/$1.99

French’s Mustard $1.49
Use with $1.00/2 French’s coupon (5.10 SS)
for 2/$1.98

Suddenly Salad 2/$4.00
Use with $1.00/2 Suddenly Salad coupon (6.28 SS)
for 2/$3.00

Miracle Whip 18 oz squeeze bottle $2.35

Turkey Hill Drinks $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Turkey Hill coupon (4.05 RP)
for 2/$0.98

Edy’s or Friendly’s Ice Cream 2/$5.00

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I’m now thoroughly convinced that “holiday” weekends like the 4th, Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc. are some of the worst sales weeks at Shaws. Few OK deals, but nothing spectacular!

Spend $20 in meat and get a 14.5 Portable Round Propane Grill for $9.99 with in-ad coupon

Boneless Chicken Breast $1.99/lb.
Use with $1.00/ 3+ lbs. Shaw’s Printable

Babyback Pork Ribs $2.99/lb.

Top Sirloin Steak $3.99/lb.

Peaches $0.99/lb.

Eggplant, Zucchini, Yellow Squash $0.99/lb.

Oscar mayer meat weiners 4/$5.00
Use with $1.00/2 Oscar Mayer coupon (6.21 SS)
for 4/$3.00

Two Free 54 oz. or larger packages of Hillshire farm kielbasa or Sasage links when you buy 5 Coke Packs for $12.00 (must buy 5) with in-ad coupon.

Swiss Premium Iced Tea $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Swiss Premium Coupon (5.17 SS)
for 2/$0.98

Shaw’s Super Chill Soda $0.79

Crystal Light/Kool Aid/Country time 3/$6.00
Use with $2.00/Sugar Kool Aid coupon (6.21 SS)

Kraft Barbeque Sauce $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Kraft BBQ Sauce coupon (6.14 SS)
for 2/$0.98

Shaws Pasta $0.88

Corn 10/$1.99

B1G1 Free:
Friendly’s Ice Cream
Lay’s Chips
Arm & Hammer Detergent
Perri Italian sausage; use with $1.00/2 Perri coupon (6.28 SS)
Hatfield Bacon
Hatfield Ham Steak
Light Bread
Pride Bread

10/$10.00
Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce; use with $1.00/2 Sweet Baby ray’s coupon (5.10 SS) for 2/$1.00
Pepsi/Diet/Mt. Dew; Use with $1.00/8 Shaw’s printable
Gatorade
Knorr Sides; use with $1.00/3 Knorr coupon (5.17 RP)
Cheese curls
SoBe Lifewater
Schwepps 1 liter
Shaw’s marshmallows
Cool Whip
Lipton Iced tea
Wise Cheez Doodles or popcorn
Jolly Time Popcorn
SmartWater
O Infused Water
Kleenex Facial Tissue

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What’s this? Market Basket…before Sunday??? Yes indeed, Market Basket has kindly put me on their “mailing” list–not the circular list, which only gets delivered sporadically–but an honest-to-goodness envelope with the circular inside. I am happy. Very Happy. 🙂

Beef Tips $6.99/lb.
Pork Strips or Chicken Breast $3.59/lb.

Delmonico Boneless Rib Eye Steak $5.99

Top Round Roast $1.99/lb.

Domino sugar 2/$4.00
Use with $0.30/1 Domino coupon (5.17 RP)
for 1/$1.70

Live Lobsters $5.99/lb.

Sara Lee Deli Turkey Breast $4.99/lb.

Bing Cherries $2.49/lb.

NJ Blueberries $3.79/ 1 Qt.

Hamburg or Hot Dog Rolls $0.99

Giant Bounty Paper Towels $6.99
Use with $0.25/1 Bounty coupon (6.07 PG)
for 1/$6.74

Charmin $5.99
Use with $0.25/1 Charmin coupon (6.07 PG)
for 1/$5.74

Miracle Whip $2.99
Use with $1.00/1 Miracle Whip coupon (6.14)
for 1/$1.99

Kraft Dressing 3/$5.00
Use with $1.00/1 Kraft Dressing coupon (6.21 SS)
for 1/$0.66

Kraft BBQ Sauce $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Kraft BBQ Sauce coupon (6.14 SS)
For 2/$0.98

Jello Pudding 5/$3.00
Jell-O Gelatine 2/$1.00

Planters Cocktail Peanuts $1.99
Planters Dry Roasted Peanuts $1.99
Use with $1.00/2 Planters coupon (6.28 SS)
for 1/$0.99

Ritz/Chips Ahoy/Cheese Nips/Mac & Cheese Crackers 2/$3.00
Use with Buy Ritz, Get Wheat thins Free coupon (5.17 SS)

Tyson Bagged Chicken $4.49 (Nuggets/Tenders/Patties), or Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken $6.49
Use with $1.00/1 Tyson Bagged product (3.08 SS)

Tyson any’tizers $2.99
Use with $1.00/2 Tyson coupon (3.08 SS)
for 2/$4.98

Kayem Old Time Franks 3 lb. $9.99
Use with $1.00/1 Kayem coupon (5.17 SS)

Perdue Boneless Chicken Breast $4.99

Newmans Lemonade 2/$3
Use with $1.00/2 Newmans coupon (5.31 RP)
for 2/$2.00

Cool Whip Topping $0.99

Frozen Pepper Strips $0.69

B&M baked Beans 3/$3.00
Use with $1.00/4 B&M coupon (5.17 SS)
for 4/$3.00

Solid White Tuna 5/$5.00

Gulden’s Brown Mustard $0.99

Tostitos Scoops 2/$4.00

Betty Crocker Brownie Mix 3/$3.00

Cantaloupes 2/$3.00

Romaine Lettuce $0.79 each

Green Beans $0.89/lb.

Fresh Express Garden Salads $0.99

Broccoli Slaw $0.99

Red Jumbo onions $0.69/lb.

Red Potatoes $2.49

Strawberries 2/$5.00 (1 lb. container)

Cabot Sale:
Sour Cream $0.99
Butter $1.99
Cheddar 3/$5
Cottage cheese 2/$3
Cheddar slices 2/$4
Whipped Cream 2/$3
Cabot shreds 2/$4
Cabot American singles 2/3

Drink Pack Sale:
Snapple 12 pack $6.99
Polar Seltzer Drink/ 12 Pack $6.99
Gatorade/15 pk. $8.99
V8 28 pack $12.99
Adirondack Fruit Flavored Water 24 Pack $5.99
Polar Seltzer 12 Pack $6.99
Waist Watcher 24 pack/$5.99
Hi-C Juice Drinks 40 Pack $6.49
Glaceau Vitamin Water 12 Pack $9.99

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Sweet Corn 12/$1.99

Top Round London Broil $1.49/lb.

Coke 12 Packs 5/$11.00

Sirloin Steak Tips $3.99/lb.

Boneless Center Cut Pork Chops $1.99/lb.

1 lb. Strawberries 2/$4.00

Ball Park beef or meat franks B1G1 Free
Use with $1.00/2 Ball Park coupon (6.28 RP)

Oscar Mayer Sliced Bacon B1G1 Free

Hillshire Farm Kielbasa or Smoked Sausage B1G1 Free
Use with $1.00/2 Hillshire Farm coupon (6.07 RP)

Smart Living BBQ Tools B2G1 Free
Farberware Grilling Tools & Kitchen Gadgetrs B1G1 Free
Handi-Foil Grill Pans B2B1 Free
Crayola B2G1 Free
Hershey’s Single Candy Bars B2G1 Free

Edy’s Ice Cream $1.99

Peaches $1.49/lb.

Raspberries/Blueberries 2/$5.00

Limes 3/$1.00

Lemons 3/$2.00

Kiwi 3/$0.99

Vidalia Onions $0.99/lb.

Hot Pockets 5/$10.00
Use with two $1.00/2 Hot Pocket coupons (5.17 SS)
for 5/$8.00

Nestle Drumsticks 2/$6.00
Use with $1.00/2 Nestle coupon (6.14 SS)
for 2/$5.00

DiGorinio Pizza $5.99
Use with $1.00/1 DiGornio coupon (6.14 SS)
for 1/$4.99

10/$10.00
Gatorade
Kraft Barbeque Sauce; use with $1.00/2 Kraft BBQ sauce coupon (6.14 SS)
Mama Rosie’s Meals
Swiss Premium Iced Tea 10/$10- Use with $1.00/2 Half Ga. coupon (5.17 SS) for 2/$1.00
SoyJoy 10/$10; Use with B1G1 Free coupon (5.31 SS)
Sylvania Bulbs
Summer Value Party Goods
Theatre Box Candy
S&Stop Sherbert
S&S Canned Fruit
Birds Eye Vegetables
Cedar’s Hommus
S&S Mustard
Pillsbury Brownie Mix
Kraft Macaroni & cheese
Jennie-O Turkey Franks
S&S Solid White tuna
Del monte fruit Cup naturals
Del monte canned vegetables
Knorr Pasta sides; use with $1.00/3 Knorr coupon (5.17 RP)
Value Banquet Meals
S&S Hometown bakery cookies
S&S Waffles

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I generally am a once-or-twice a month stock-up person. There are some weeks where the deals aren’t so great, and others when I’m just too tired to go out. Lately, I’ve been HORRIBLE at even going out once a month (I attribute some of that to getting behind on clipping coupons), but it has led to some interesting finds on my part. For example, I HATE shopping without coupons, and even now, I won’t buy something if I know there’s a coupon out there. Just can’t do it. BUT, all those Tightwad Gazette readers who like their generic brands just fine? That works too!

A bit ago, I decided we needed more than milk, bread, eggs, & butter, so I shopped. Sans coupons. And…it worked out about the same. Yes, I didn’t get the “brands” that I normally would, but we really didn’t notice a difference with the exception of cereal. And now I know, should I need to buy food without coupons, I can. It certainly won’t be a long-term strategy for me…I love the “free” deals, I love getting higher-priced items for pennies, and I like expensive Sour Cream, but it’s sort of released me from the complicated shopping lists that I generally enjoy concocting, but that can sometimes get in the way during busy periods.

Also, newly discovered: when I do the once or twice a month shops, I plan out meals. And rotate meals. And get sick of meals. And more often than not, end up eating out when the cupboards aren’t bare, but merely boring.

Recently? I’ve been going French-style. And unfortunately I don’t have a cute little market on my direct (walking) route home from work, but we all know we have Market Basket! So, I’ve been stopping every night, spending anywhere from $5.00 to $19.00, and picking up ingredients for 2 meals, max. I get the ingredients for supper that night, and sometimes lunch if there won’t be enough leftovers. And it’s completely reinvigorated my cooking somehow. Even though it eats up 30 minutes in driving/parking/shopping/waiting in line/getting back on the highway. But I’m getting excited for new recipes, I’m loving incorporating multiple–NEW–elements into my meals, and we’re eating different food for once. And this is certainly not a long-term strategy either, as it’s not that cost effective  money-wise or time-and-gas wise…but it could be during those weeks when we’d normally eat out every night shovel down pasta and eat chicken for the millionth time.

Thus I’m thankful that even though I can sometimes still feel behind…I’m really furthering my frugal life education! And that works for me.

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Bottom Round Roast $1.79/lb.

Sirloin Tip Steak or Kabobs $4.99/lb.

93% Lean Fresh Ground Beef $2.79/lb.

Pineapples 2/$4.00

Haddock Fillets $4.99/lb.

Deli Roast Beef $3.99/lb.

Turkey Hill Iced Tea/Lemonade/Diet $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Turkey Hill coupon (4.05 RP)
for 2/$0.98

Fresh chicken Breast split/whole $1.29/lb.

Boneless Pork Sirloin $1.69/lb.

Oscar Mayer MeatFranks $1.99
Use with $1.00/2 Oscar Mayer Coupon (6.21 SS)
for 2/$2.98

Claussen Pickles $2.49
Use with $1.00/2 Claussen coupon (5.10 SS)
for 2/$3.98

Dannon Yogurt 5/$2.00
Use with $1.00/10 Dannon coupon (6.21 SS)
for 10/$3.00

Dannon activia 4-pack 2/$4.00
Use with $1.00/1 Dannon Activia coupon (3.01 SS)
for 1/$1.00

Reddi Wip 2/$4.00
Use with $1.00/2 Reddi Wip coupon (6.21 SS)
For 2/$3.00

Tonys Pouches 4/$5.00
Use with $0.50/1 Tonys coupon (6.07 SS)
For 4/$4.50

Pepsi/Mtn. Dew/Schweppes/Sierra mist 2 Liters $0.99

Prince Pasta $0.79

Starkist/Diamonds Chunk White Tuna 5/$5.00

Ocean Prince Crabmeat 5/$5.00

Snow’s Chopped Clam 3/$3.00

MB Mandarin Oranges 2/$1.00

Vitamin Water 5/$5.00

McCormick Dill Seed/Celery Seed .95 oz & Pickling Spice 1.5 oz $3.99

Sure Jell $1.99
Sure Jell Certo $2.99

MB Freezer Bags $0.99

Southern Peaches $0.79/lb.

Limes 5/$1.00

Apple & Orange Bag 5 lb. $4.99

Pickling Cucumbers $0.99/lb.

Eggplant $0.79/lb.

Chicory/Escarole $0.79/lb.

Italian Cubamele Peppers $0.99/lb.

Yellow Cooking Onions $0.89

Organic Blueberries 2/$5.00

Organic Red Seedless Grapes $1.69

Clorox Bleach 3/$5.00
Clorox 2 Bleach $4.99
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes 2/$4.00
Clorox Clean Up 2/$5.00
Clorox Toilet Bowl Cleaner 2/$4.00
Green Works Dish Detergent & All Purpose Cleanser 2/$5.00

Hood:
Sour Cream $0.99
Country Creamer $0.99
Milk Chugs $0.89
Cottage Cheese 3/$5.00
Whipped Cream 2/$3.00
Simply Smart/Half & Half 2/$3.00

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Looks to be a slow deal week at Hannafords!

Turkey Hill Drinks $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Turkey Hill coupon (4.05 RP)
for 2/$0.98

Hunts Spaghetti Sauce $0.99

Knorr Lipton sides $0.99
Use with $1.00/2 Knorr coupon (5.17 RP)
for 3/$1.97

Chef Boyardee $0.84
Use with $1.00/5 Chef Boyardee coupon (5.31 SS)
for 5/$3.20

Top Round Steak $1.89/lb.

Mini-Seedless Watermelon $1.99 each

Eastern Peaches, $0.99/lb.

Southern Style Pork Ribs $1.29/lb.

Black Forest Ham $5.99/lb.

Dannon Yogurt $0.50
Use with $1.00/10 Dannon coupon (5.03 SS)
for 10/$4.00

Heluva Good Dips $1.99
Buy 2 and use with $1.00/2 Heluva coupon (5.17 SS)
for 2/$2.98

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