Almost 2 months ago I announced that I was going to be writing at Savings Lifestyle ~ Cincinnati. If you’ve been reading here long and lately, then you know that since then things have changed here. I’m still blogging and looking for the deals but my focus has turned more to local deals instead of national ones.
So with that I have decided that it’s time for a transition. This will be my last post here at Saving Bits and Pieces. I am going to put my time and attention into Savings Lifestyle ~ Cincinnati.
The things I post won’t change entirely though. My weekly menu plans and Jungle Jim’s Deals will be at Savings Lifestyle ~ Cincinnati. Other things you can expect to see over there are the growing list of Kids Eat Free deals, local events, retail and dining deals and whatever else comes along for the Greater Cincinnati area. I've always linked over to Savings Lifestyle for the weekly Kroger & Meijer match-ups so finding them there should be familiar to you.
Since I know many of you live in the Cincinnati area I hope to still hear from you with great deals or events around town. Email me at Cincinnati@savingslifestyle.com
Thank you to everyone who have supported me here over the last year .... it was a year last Friday as a matter of fact. I've had a great time and learned tons. And now I'm looking forward to what the next year will bring!
Time for another Menu Plan and of course another busy week! We stayed home almost all weekend and boy was it nice. My house is clean and decorated for Christmas. The holiday is coming way too fast but I think I'm starting to get excited about it. I still have lots of shopping to do and ideas to come up with my I'm getting there.
If you're local I hope you've been to ... or at least heard of ... Jungle Jim's. If you're not local, then put Jungle Jim's on a must visit list if you are ever in the Greater Cincinnati Area. As the logo says Jungle Jim's is an International Market. It's also a one of a kind store like none other! Jungle Jim's started many years ago as a produce stand and it has grown many times over the years.
Jungle Jim's does not double coupons and they do not accept printable coupons. Even still there can be some great deals to be had and they have the best produce around. Be sure to check the many "reduced" areas around the store including the reduced produce area which is where I do most of my fresh produce shopping. I watch for reduced meats on every trip too! Jungle Jim's sales run from Monday to Sunday.
Jungle Jim's Regular or Thick Bacon, 1 lb ~~~ $3.00 ea
Live Maine Lobsters ~~~ $8.99/lb
Trauth Dairy Milk ~~~ $1.99 ea
Dannon Yogurt, 6 oz ~~~ $0.45 ea
Includes: Fruit on the Bottom, Traditional, Light N Fit,
$0.40/6 Dannon Yogurt Product 10/31/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/26/2010) $.39 ea
Minute Maid Orange Juice, 64 oz ~~~ $2.19 ea
Keebler Townhouse Crackers, 8-16 oz ~~~ $1.79 ea
$1/2 Keebler Crackers 11/14/2010 RP Insert (exp 1/9/2011) $1.29 ea
Freshlike Canned Vegetables, 14.5-15.25 oz ~~~ $0.50 ea
Whole Kernel Corn, Peas, Cream Style Corn, Cut Green Beans, French Style Cut Green Beans
Cousin Willie's Popcorn, 3 pk ~~~ $0.99 ea
Planter's Dry Roasted Peanuts, 16 oz ~~~ $2.19 ea
$1/2 Planters Products 11/14/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2010) $1.69 ea
Welch's Grape Jelly or Jam, 32 oz ~~~ $1.79 ea
Tropical Blossom Florida Honey, 12-18 oz ~~~ 20% Off
Keebler Grahams Crackers or Sandies ~~~ $1.99 ea
$1/2 Keebler Crackers 11/14/2010 RP Insert (exp 1/9/2011) $1.49 ea
Indian Summer 100% Apple Cider, 128 oz ~~~ $2.99 ea
Stouffers Lasagna, 90-96 oz ~~~ $9.99 ea
All 2X Liquid Detergent, 50 oz ~~~ $2.99 ea
$1/1 All Liquid Laundry Detergent 12/5/2010 RP Insert (exp 1/9/2011) $1.99 ea
Bounty Basic Paper Towel, 1 roll ~~~ $0.59 ea
Limit 8 per family with additional $10 purchase not to include items with purchase limits.
$0.25/1 Bounty Paper Towels or Napkins 11/28/2010 P&G insert (exp 12/31/2010) $0.34 ea
Here are the noteworthy Kroger Deals. Use The Q Hunter to acquire extra coupons for the things you want to stock up on!
The Buy 10, Save $5 Instantly Mega Event continues this week. Here are a few of my favorites.
Carnation Evaporated Milk, 12 oz ~~~ $1.19 ea
$0.50/2 Carnation Evaporated Milk 11/14/2010 RP Insert (exp 12/31/2010) $0.50/2 Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milk $0.69 ea ~ $0.19 ea after Instant Reward WYB 10
Cheerios Cereals ~~~ $2.29 ea
Original or Honey Nut
$1/2 General Mills Cheerios 11/7/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/18/2010)
$1/2 General Mills Cheerios 10/31/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/11/2010) $0.55/1 Honey Nut Cheerios $0.55/1 Cheerios Kroger E-Coupon $1.29-$1.79 ea ~ $0.79 – $1.29 ea after Instant Reward WYB 10
Pepsi 2 Liter ~~~ $1.29 ea $1.29 ea ~ $0.79 ea after Instant Reward WYB 10 Pringles ~~~ $1.39 ea $1/2 Pringles Kroger ECoupon $0.89 ea ~ $0.39 ea after Instant Reward WYB 10
I've often heard that it takes 21 days to make something become a habit. This is my 52 week in a row with a Menu Plan. I guess it's definitely become a habit, huh?
There are weeks that it takes one look into my freezer and my meal plan is done. Other weeks I struggle for inspiration & new ideas. There are weeks that we eat every dinner planned and some weeks that I almost nothing goes as planned. No matter what though I can't imagine a week without a plan.
If you haven't tried Menu Planning yet, what's stopping you? Trust me ... it will make the age old question of "What's for dinner?" much nicer to answer!
Buy 10 Participating Items Save $5 Instantly Mega Event returns this week. These are a few that are at the top of my list ...
Pepsi 2 Liter ~~~ $1.29 ea
$1.29 ea ~ $0.79 each after Instant Reward WYB 10!
Bumble Bee Tuna or Salad Kit ~~~ $0.99 ea
$0.55/1 Bumble Bee Tuna Pouch 9/12/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/31/2010)
FREE ~ $0.51 Money-Maker after Instant Reward WYB 10!
General Mills Cereals ~~~ $2.29 ea
Shown: Honey Nut Cheerios and Original Cheerios
$1/2 General Mills Cheerios 11/7/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/18/2010)
$1/2 General Mills Cheerios 10/31/2010 SS Insert (exp 12/11/2010) $0.55/1 Cheerios Kroger E-Coupon
$1.79 ea ~ $1.29 ea after Instant Reward WYB 10!
Get more Kroger week November 29th of ad details here. Kroger runs their sales from Monday's through Sunday's.
I will post about my shopping trips to share how I did!
I am a stay at home mom to boys ages 11, 9 and 6 and wife to my wonderful husband of 13 years. I love to save and earn every penny I can from lots of different sources. I've started this blog so that you can join me to save bits and earn pieces too!