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My $12 Challenge: Shaw’s and Hannaford on 1/29

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These shopping trips are part of my $12 Challenge (see here). I usually wait until I have a couple days worth of shopping, but I thought I’d knock these two mini trips out right away.

at Shaw’s on 1/29
1 bag Fresh Express salad, est reg $2.99, reduced to $1.01
2 bags Fresh Express Red Cabbage, est reg $2.29, reduced to $1.01
1 bag Fresh Express Coleslaw mix, est reg $2.29, reduced to $1.01
1 Hood creamer, est reg $1.99, reduced to $.65
1 Daisy cottage cheese, 24 oz, est reg $3.29, reduced to $1.00
Used (4) $.55/1 Fresh Express (email me for Q, exp 1/31)
Used (1) $.50/1 Hood creamer
Value before sales discounts and coupons was $15.14
for some reason it deducted $.14 tax
After discounts and doubled coupons I paid $.15

At Hannaford on 1/29
1 loaf My Essential bread, $1.50
1 can Hannaford dog food, $.65
2 packs pizza topping green peppers from Deli dept, $.99 each
1 package salami from Meat dept, $.99
Used (1) $2 OFF Deli coupons
Used (1) $1 OFF Meat coupons
Used (1) $1 off Hannaford coupon from coupon book (NLA)
Used (1) $1 off My Essential coupon from coupon book (NLA)
Value before sales discounts and coupons was $5.12
After coupons I paid $.15 including tax

Here’s where I stand with my $12 Challenge after these transactions:

Total value of purchases so far before tax is $409.35
Total OOP so far including tax is $7.29
I started with $12.00
I still have $4.71 cash plus $3.00 ExtraBucks for CVS, so I have $7.71 total left to spend!


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