couponing – taking it to the next level…

I had previously posted about couponing but have since taken it to the next level.
I am now a loud and proud Krazy Coupon Lady. I’ve been learning from The Krazy Coupon Lady herself. If you are new to couponing I suggest you check out…  10 Days to becoming a Krazy Coupon Lady.

That being said one of the most exciting parts of couponing is sharing your success stories.
In preparation for a LARGE Super Bowl Party at our house I took to the stores with gusto.

Here are my 2 trips. The second of course was WAY more fruitful, however… I tried to keep in mind that the first one I purchased a lot of junk food/pre prepared food which always costs more.

On my first trip I did make an error, have to return and repurchase some items. And later learned I could have even saved probably $4 more if I had used the correct combination of coupons. Enough talk. Let’s have the photos and numbers speak for themselves.

ALBERTSONS – Spent $46.46 on $92.22 worth.
Transaction 1 – 25.96 for $43.96
Kraft salad dressing 2/$4.00
$1.00/2 in ad manufacturer coupon
Final Price: $1 after double

Tyson Appetizers
This was my error…
First time through Manufacturer’s coupon $1/2 plus a double. Already marked down to $7.99 made them $6.99 each but I later returned and re-purchased using the Albertson’s coupon for $5.99 each. If I hadn’t used my manufacturer’s early I could have brought those down to $4.99ish.

Could have been
Tyson Anytizers $5.99

with in ad store coupon
$1.00/1 Tyson Anytizers from SS 1/23
Final Price: $4.99

Transaction 2 – Paid $6 for $12 worth
Sanitas chips priced at $2.00 (I bought 4)

$1/2 manufacturerer’s coupon
Paid $1 for each bag.

La Victoria Salsa –  paid $2
Manufacturer’s coupon $1/2, doubled
Each $1.00
Transaction 3 – Paid 14.5 for $33.08 
2 cans Pringles – 1.67 each (.32 discount in store)
Manufacturer’s coupon $1/2, doubled
Each $0.67
Orville Redenbacher’s Microwave Popcorn $2.50 – Paid $6.58 for $18.16 worth of 4 2-liters, 4 boxes of popcorn.
Buy 1, Receive 1 Orville Redenbachers Popcorn and (2) 7-Up, A&W, or Sunkist 2L Free
**Look for special marked boxes with FREE redbox codes
$1.00/2 Orville Redenbacher’s Microwave Popcorn-Tear Pad Coupons
Pay $1.50 for 2 Popcorns & 2 Liters of Soda and possibly 4 Redbox codes!
Final Price: FREE plus potential Redbox Codes!
I bought 2 so I got 2 free plus 4 2-liter’s free.

Gallo Pepperoni
Priced 4.99
Paid 3.99


Bought all this for $46.46
Total should have been $92.22

RITE AID – Paid 2.43 for $16.11 in product

K-Y Intense, Yours+Mine, Kissables, Intrigue or Lubricants Buy One Get One 50% off
K-Y Priced $5.99
Buy 2, Receive $5 +Up Reward
$2.00/1 KY Brand product, any excluding trial size from RP 12/5 (exp 1/31)
5.79 first (minus the $2 coupon – 3.79)
2.89 second (50% off of 5.79)
Final Price: 7.43

With the $5 UP rewards.

Paid 2.43
Should have paid $16.11

ALBERTSONS Paid $8.53 for $45.37 worth

Transaction 1 – total $-0.03
Wholly Guacamole $1.99 (BOUGHT 3)
Was 2.99 but saved with card savings markdown

$1.50/1 – Wholly Product – (
Final Price: FREE

I made $0.03 on this transaction.

Transaction 2 – total $1.95

Jimmy Dean Sausage Rolls or Fully Cook Product $3.99 (priced to sell)

$1.00/1 – Jimmy Dean Product, any – (
Final Price: as low as $1.99 after double

Campbell’s Select Harvest or Chunky Soup $0.99 (I bought 4)

$1.00/2 – Campbell’s Chunky Soup, Microwavable Bowl, or Healthy Request Varieties – (
$1.00/2 – Campbell’s Healthy Request Varieties – (
Final Price: FREE =

Transaction 3 – total $2.87
In store mark down to $3.59
Price: 2.09

Nestle Cookie Dough priced at 2.79 marked down from 4.39
$1/1 from Nestle website
Price: $1.59

Athenos Hummus $1.99

$1.00/1 – Athenos Feta, Hummus, Bakes Pita Chips or Greek Yogurt – (
Fnal Price: Free
Transaction 4 – total $2.38
Hot Pockets

I didn’t have time to make a lunch today so I used a coupon and got Hot Pockets
2.00 was 2.99 but marked down and used a coupon that made them $1.88.

Plus I got a Catalina for $1/2!

Stoffers Frozen Entree
Was $5.19 marked down to $2.50
Manufacturers coupon $1/1
Price: $0.50

Bought all this for $8.53
Total should have been $45.37

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