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Thursday, November 18, 2010

The $15.00 Challange -Smiths

My husband received a $15.00 gift card today from his employeer as a Thanksgiving Bonus.  How nice is that.  I wondered how far I could stretch that gift card and came up with the $15.00 challenge.

Rules:
The total before tax can not be more than $15.00.
All of the coupons used must be printable, nothing from the mail or newspaper.

Here is what I came up with for this week for a Total Before Tax of $14.82.  Looks like I get a treat at the register with my left over money!  

You Shopping List:
Product, Size (Quantity)  If no quantity is listed, just buy 1

1st Transaction:
Celery
Kroger Potatoes, 10 lb bag
7Up 2 Liter (3)
Idahoan Potato Pouches, (2)
Kroger Broth, 14oz (2)
Stove Top Stuffing, 6 oz (2)
Green Giant Vegetables, 7-10 oz (3)
Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie, 37 oz (2)
Cool Whip, 8 oz.
General Mills Cereal, 9-17.1 oz (2)
Pillsbury Pie Crust (2)
Pillsbury Ready To Bake Cookies (2)

2nd Transaction:
Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce 14-16 oz.

Celery
Final Cost: $0.50

Kroger Potatoes, 10 lb. bag
Final Cost:  $1.39

Kroger Sour Cream or Dip, 16 oz.
Final Cost:  $.88

7Up, 2 liter (Buy 2 Get 1 Free)
Final Cost:  $1.34 for 3

Idahoan Potatoes 4-4.1 oz pouch
Use This Coupon:  Idahoan Potatoes 4oz or larger $.40/1 Group B-11/01 Print Twice
Final Cost:  $1.20 for 2 pouches

Kroger Broth, 14 oz can
Final Cost:  $.66 for 2 cans

Stove Top Stuffing, 6 oz.
Use This Coupon:  $1/2 HERE
Final Cost:  $1.00 for 2

Green Giant Vegetables, 7-10 oz
Use This Coupon:  Green Giant Frozen Boxed Vegetables, any DND .60/3 Group B
 Final Cost:  $.90 for 3 boxes. 


Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie, 37 oz and Cool Whip 8 oz.
Use This Coupon:  Sara Lee Frozen Desserts, any $1/1  This Link Print Twice
Plus Extra Promotion:  Buy any 2, get 1 Cool Whip 8 oz. FREE
Final Cost:  $3.00 for 2 pies and 1 Cool Whip

General Mills Cereal
Use This Coupon:  Boo Berry, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs any, Cookie Crisp any, Count Chocula, Dora The Explorer, Franken Berry, Golden Grahams, kix any, Lucky Charms any, Reeses Puffs, Trix DND $1/2 (active) Group A-11/01 AND Group B-11/01
 Final Cost:  $1.98 for 2 boxes

Pillsbury Pie Crust
Use This Coupon:  Pillsbury Rolled Refrigerated Pie Crusts, any DND .50/2 (active) Group A-09/01 AND Group B-09/01 Print Twice
Final Cost:  $1.48 for 2

Pillsbury Ready To Bake Cookies
Use This Coupon:  Pillsbury Refrigerated Cookie Dough, any DND $1/2 (active) Group A-10/01 AND Group B-10/02 Print Twice
Final Cost:  $.98 for 2

Plus:  GET $1.00 BACK AT THE REGISTER FOR BUYING 4 PILLSBURY PRODUCTS
A Catalina will print at the register for the $1.00 off.  Use the Catalina for a second transaction:

Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce 14-16 oz.


Total Before Tax: $14.82





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