Mondays With Mavis…

Although I had two shopping trips last week I thought I would highlight my Albertsons double coupon trip.  But before I do that I wanted to thank everyone who has read my Monday’s with Mavis posts over the last year.  This will be my last one as I am leaving Fabulessly Frugal at the end of the week.

The deals were pretty FAB this week, so I decided to stock up on a few key items.  Okay, so basically I stocked up on marshmallows. 😉  Camping season is right around the corner after all. Ha Ha Ha.

I completed 22 transactions.  I pre-ordered my Kraft Marshmallows and Easter Eggs. I used 3 double coupons per transaction.  I went ahead and broke down my transactions so you could see how I did it.

Transaction #1

Kraft Marshmallows $1.00
Albertsons Bread $1.49
1 Banana $.22
Doubled{2} $.40/2 Kraft Marhmallows  3/25 SS
Doubled {1} $1.00 off Catalina {found in a shopping cart}
Paid $2.11 Received {2} $1 OYNO Catalina coupon {Which can be doubled making it worth $2}

Transactions #2,3,4,5

Kraft Marshmallows $1.00 each
Albertsons Bread $1.49
1 Banana $.21
Used {2} $.40/2 Kraft Marshmallows 3/25 SS
Doubled{1} $.40/2 Kraft Marshmallows  3/25 SS
Doubled {2} $1.00 off Catalina {from previous transaction}
Paid $.50 Received {2} $1 OYNO Catalina coupon

Transactions #6-19

M&M Easter Eggs $1.00
Bought 6 M&M Easter Eggs
Doubled {3} $1/2 M&M’s Chocolate Candies 03/18 RP
Final Price: FREE {I saved a few and will be donating the rest}

Transactions #20,21 & 22

Stove Top Turkey Stuffing $1.00
Bought 3 Stove Top Stuffing
Used {3} $.50/1 Stove Top Stuffing 3/25 SS
Final Price: FREE

Albertsons Double Coupon Trip $4.11

Total Spent This Week $23.04
Total Spent This Year $354.89
Total Spent This Year on Garden Seeds/Supplies $347.92

Is this what the average Albertsons coupon shopper can expect to purchase during a typical trip? Probably not. Unless you have access to a lot of coupons {I do} or purchase extra coupons from a clipping service or off eBay, you are not likely to have a transaction like this {but you can do this on a much smaller scale to fit your lifestyle}. This is a couponing trip I would consider Extreme Couponing Done Right. 🙂

So how did YOU do this week?  There were so many good deals!  What was your favorite one?


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