Grocery Geek Presents: A Date Night Shopping Trip

Do we know how to live it up or what? Tonight for date night we drove by a possible rental, ate at In-N-Out Burger and went shopping at a new store that had fantastic prices. It’s been a wild week for a number of reasons, so it was nice to spend time with my honey and be able to cross something off my list (grocery shopping) as well.

$35 and some change bought us all this!

The prices were amazing:
bananas 4#/$1
grapes $.88/#
5 # bag potatoes $.97 each
apples $.97/#
corn 4/$1
strawberries $.88/#
rice $.59/#
oats $.79/#
eggs $.99/dozen

The milk was not a great deal, but we were completely out and it wasn’t worth another stop.

This weekend, however, I’ll be stocking up on tri-tip at Ralphs. It has been oft requested all summer, but never on sale. I kept saying, “Wait for Labor Day.” Lo and behold – one of the grocery stores came through for me and I’ll be getting it at my target meat price, $1.99/#. Ralphs is also tripling coupons this week, so I’ll take advantage of using some lower value coupons at the same time.

Did you nab any great grocery deals this week?

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  1. Dagmar Bleasdale says:

    I did a similar post a few weeks ago, about how to save a lot of money at supermarkets. I generally save about 20 to 30 percent. We don't have Ralphs around here, but I used to shop there in California.

  2. great job! i remember grocery shopping with hubby pre-kids. it was our saturday morning 'date' and we always had so much fun! :)

  3. Jen - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam says:

    Whoot whoot – now that is what I call the epitome of a date night. I am right there with you, my friend, and can't tell the number of nights we've had like that. :)

  4. Was this all from Ralphs? I am impressed! I used to shop at Vons and Trader Joe's and now pick and choose between Fred Meyer and Sam's Club.

  5. No, this was a local health food store. That's where I find the great deals on produce. Ralphs is on the agenda for later this weekend.

  6. WOW! You shock and amaze me everytime! I am so impressed, I have started to pay attention to coupons and occasionally remembered to bring them with me.

  7. printable coupon says:

    its amazing!great job.
    I love grocery shopping and always use grocery coupon.

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