Gretchen’s $81 Grocery Procuring Journey and Weekly Menu Plan for 5

Aldi

Three dozen Eggs – $0.97 each

1 bag Kettle Chips – $0.97

1 jar Mayonnaise – $1.89

1 Unsweetened Applesauce – $1.95

2 Half & Half – $1.55 each

1 pkg Hen Drumsticks – $4.41 (This was presupposed to be $1 off nevertheless I didn’t perceive until I acquired dwelling that they didn’t take the extra buck off.)

1 can Tuna – $0.79

2.52 lbs Crimson Grapes – $1.99

1 jar Ketchup – $1.19

1 pkg Tomatoes – $1.89

1 bag Gala Apples – $2.99

1 pkg Flour – $1.15

1 bag Chocolate Chips – $1.69

1 pkg Tortillas – $1.25

Three pkg Chunk Cheese – $1.45 each

1 pkg Scorching Canines – $0.79

1 pkg Sliced Deli Cheese – $1.79

1 bag Tortilla Chips – $0.89

Three packing containers Mac & Cheese – $0.33 each

1 Peanut Butter – $1.15

2 pkg Strawberries – $0.99 each

1 loaf Bread – $0.95

1 lb Oven Roasted Turkey Breast – $3.99

1 lb Flooring Beef – $3.29

1 bag Spinach – $0.99

1 jar Spaghetti Sauce – $0.85

1 can Black Beans – $0.48

1 lb Butter – $2.89

1 area Snack Crackers – $1.59

1 area Cheese Crackers – $1.49

1 area Graham Crackers – $0.85

1 bag Mini Cucumbers – $2.19

1 gallon Milk – $2.19

1 bag Frozen Hen Breasts – $5.59

Full: $67.77

Kroger

1 Inexperienced Leaf Lettuce – $1.49

2.40 lbs Bananas – $1.18

1 Kroger Yogurt Tubes – $1.79, used $0.50/1 e-coupon – $1.29 after coupon

1 Kroger Mini Sandwich Cookies – $1.50, used $0.75/1 e-coupon – $0.75 after coupon

1 area Kroger Popcorn – $1

2 cans Rise Chilly Brew Espresso – $2.99 each, used Buy One, Get One Free Ibotta rebate AND Buy One, Get One Free Kroger Cash Once more – Free after rebates

1 Yasso Frozen Bars – $2.49, used $1/1 Ibotta rebate – $1.49 after rebate

1 Mom’s Biggest Cereal – $1.99

1 pkg Kroger Cookies – $1.29 (As quickly as as soon as extra, the $1/1 e-coupon did not work for these. I can’t work out why.)

1 Coke Vitality – $1, used Free e-coupon – Free after e-coupon

eight Stonyfield Yogurts – Marked proper all the way down to $0.25 each, used $half Ibotta rebate – $0.12 each after rebate

1 bag Chia Rye Bread – Marked proper all the way down to $1.29

1 loaf Italian Bread – Marked proper all the way down to $0.49

1 area Raisin Bran – Marked proper all the way down to $1.19

2 cans Tomato Sauce – Marked proper all the way down to $0.25 each

1 Core Pure Water – $1.67, used Free Ibotta rebate – Free after rebate

Full after coupons and rebates: $13.95

Full for every retailers: $81.72

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfasts

Cereal, Eggs, Spinach Smoothies, Oatmeal, Fruit, Toast

Lunches

Papa John’s Pizza (agency for lunch), Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Mac & Cheese, Tossed Salad Bar, Fruit/Crackers/Cheese, Leftovers x2

Dinners

Baked Hen Drumsticks, Mashed Potatoes, Inexperienced Beans, Biscuits

Taco Bar, Chips & Salsa

Turkey Sandwiches, Chips, Fruit Salad

Grilled Hen & Scorching Canines, Steamed Broccoli, Baked Potatoes

Pancakes, Eggs, Fruit

Selfmade Cheese Pizza

Leftovers