So what did we get?
2 Kraft shredded cheese was $6.58 for $2.38
2 Kraft Velveeta was $8.98 for $5.98
2 Breyers ice cream was $11.38 for $3.50
2 Creamette spaghetti was $3.38 for $1.69 (B1G1 free)
Western BBQ ribs was $8.53 for $3.50
appx. 10 lbs ground chuck was $29.92 for $13.88
Along with cottage cheese, yogurt, sliced cheese, lunch meat, bread, milk, pasta sauce, taco shells and many other small'ish things.
The two items that totally threw us over budget? A delicious bottle of Reggae White from Easley Winery ($6.59) and a 12pk of Blue Moon ($12.99).
So the total before coupons and card was $183.30. And after coupons and card our total was $113.14, saving a small 39%. If we had paid for the alcohol seperately, our savings would have been closer to 45%.
Our total items purchased was 63, making the price per item $1.79. Ouch! Once again...the alcohol creamed us! Oh well - we are preparing for the New Year's celebration and since all food is already purchased, we figured we might as well get the alcohol now.
So for the year at Marsh we have saved $2754.69 and I'd guess we averaged between 40% - 50% on most trips. Meaning what could have cost us closer to $5000 didn't. No more shopping trips in the year 2009 - there's no money left to do it with!