Tag Archives: Kroger

Savvy Shopping, Grocery Style

I have not written as much about savvy shopping as I intended to.  I bought 60 items. I spent $111.25 and I saved $116.76 which is 51%.  That breaks down to about $1.85 per item. Here is what I bought. Items I intend to donate are marked in Blue 2 turkeys (one 10 pound smoked …

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Meatless Monday:Very Veggie Soup

Thank you for being so sweet and interactive with my guest posters last week. You’re all wonderful, lovely, amazing people and I adore you. After a week of vacation and wonderful guest posts, I am ready to get back into the blogging groove. I’ll tell you about my family vacation soon. I’ve got lovely pictures …

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A few thoughts on couponing…..

My good friend Lane asked me to go grocery shopping with her and help her figure out how to coupon shop.  At the end of April she and I went to Kroger armed with her shopping list and my coupons.  I have written one , two…two coupon related posts on her Women Worth Knowing website. …

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An ode to the Grocery store….

I guess this is more of a love letter/rant than an ode, it’s not lyrical. I’m a bit of a grocery nut, Okay…I’m a lot of a grocery nut. I might even a bit of a grocery store snob. I know what I like. I like grocery stores with bin areas, large produce sections, stores …

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A grocery trip, turkey chili, a pound cake and a boozy cocktail

I’m a coupon shopper. Have I said that before? I shop frugally. I went to Kroger today. I bought 80 items, including milk, kale, leeks, bread(x2), cheese, tomatoes, frozen veggies, chips and much more. I spent $87.67 (including $4 for cake flour), I saved $115.54. I use coupons, but I also shop weekly sales which …

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Meatless Monday, Not your ordinary beans and rice

We’re a carnivore family. Honestly. Sometimes it’s nice to go meatless though. To read more about Meatless Monday click here. Tonight we are having Crock Pot pinto beans and rice. Let me be really honest here, I almost made a huge mistake and put chicken broth in the beans. It’s what I usually do. I …

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The impact of couponing.

Did you watch the new TLC show “Extreme Couponing” on Wednesday night? I did. It was very interesting. While I was impressed with the savings the featured couponers received, I was left wondering if they could really use everything that they bought before it expired. It seemed a little excessive, but I guess that was …

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Delish black bean soup

I’m making fajitas tonight. Chicken fajitas. Normally I would make a rice side dish to go with it. Tonight I’m going to make black bean soup instead of rice. Here is my hearty black bean soup recipe. You can make it vegetarian by using vegetable stock instead of chicken stock. The Recipe I use is …

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