Guess where I shopped shopping

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First you have to admire my artistic stairs photography, though, since my table is completely covered with school supplies at the moment… Both boys needed back-to-school shoes (Mr. 7’s are literally falling apart — and yes, I’m using that word correctly, lol). So I went to Kohl’s armed with coupons and for about $108 I got: Shoes for both boys, an insulated lunch tote, four packs of boys’ underwear, clearance swim trunks, clearance tee, and a clearance skirt — plus I got back $20 in Kohl’s cash, which I may use online tomorrow to get some of the Lauren Conrad leggings here if they are still in stock.


Then, if you follow the matchups you can probably tell by the photo that I shopped at both Ultra and Jewel on the way. I’ve seen these Trans-Ocean crab packages on clearance for $.99 at two Jewels now — I think they are changing out the packaging, since they don’t exp. til Oct. and identical ones in new packaging were $2.99. I have some old $1.00/1 tearpad coupons in my stash that I will bring in to post-redeem on those. And yes, my Jewel had the signage by the mac & cheese about one transaction, shapes & premium only.


2 Kraft shredded cheese, $3.98 after instant savings. Used two $1.00/1 from the July AY.
Breakstone sour cream, $1.29 after instant.
2 Kraft mac & cheese shapes, $.58 after instant.
4 Trans Ocean crab classic, $3.96. Will post-redeem $4 in coupons.
Clearance turkey roast, $4.99.
Flat-out, $2.88. (This was marked 2/$5.00, grr.) Used $.75/1 peelie from the package.

Paid $15.24. Will get back $4.00 when I post-redeem coupons, for a net cost of $11.24.

Ultra Foods

4 boxes Quaker Squares, $5.52 after instant savings. Used two $1.00/2 tearpad coupons.
2 Quaker old fashioned oats, $2.76 after instant savings. Used $1.00/2 tearpad coupon.
2 Brown n Serve, $2.00.
Grapes, $.75.
Corn, $.72.
2 dozen eggs, $1.96.
2 packs Udi’s gluten free buns, $7.98. Used expired $2.50/2 printable from way back.

Paid $16.57.

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  1. Gale says

    Hi Rachel…. Where did you find the Trans Ocean crab meat coupons? by the by, your blog is the best and thanks for all you do,

  2. Gen says

    Wow!! How did u get 2 shoes, 4 packs of underwear and the rest of the stuff at kohls for just $108? I know in my experience the Sketchers and the FILA shoes are $50 each. Great job :).

    • says

      The shoes were on sale — the FILA were $29.99 and the Skechers $34.99. I had a $10/$30 children’s apparel coupon that came in the mail? or I cut out of their ad? Eek, I don’t remember, but it worked on the Hanes + clearance tee and swim trunks. Then I had the 30% off coupon that came in the mail. The underwear was on sale, the clothes were all clearance, and the lunch tote was $9.99, so $7 after the 30% off code.

    • says

      Anna, the mac & cheese (shapes & premium only) is part of the Kraft instant savings deal people have been talking about at Jewel. It is $.29 each when you buy five participating Kraft items. Limit one transaction.

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