Super Shopping Trip

Honestly, the last thing on my mind this weekend was going food shopping.  If you follow LRWC on facebook you probably already heard the sad news in our house.  We had to put down our beloved dog Toby yesterday and I am really having a hard time with it.  He was at my side for 16 years and although I know he lived a long life, I miss him so much.  I miss him at my feet, following me everywhere.  So, it’s been a hard weekend and shopping was not top on my list.

I did get a trip into ShopRite on Friday to pick up one last package of ground turkey, more of the free vitamins and some other odds and ends.  Here I spent $8.54 after using some catalinas to pay and got back a $10 catalina on the vitamins.

Then today, we had to make a trip out to my in laws house and it just so happened that there is an Acme along the way so we stopped there to take advantage of their GM Catalina deal.  It actually was a fun trip as my husband and 2 of my kids came in with me and we split up into 2 groups and did our 2 transactions rather quickly.  For all this I paid $6.15 out of pocket and have $7.00 in catalinas.

So for everything I bought I have  more in catalinas then I actually spent out of pocket.  That’s what I call some good deals 🙂

I will be heading back to Acme and to the Farmers Market during the week when I feel up to it.  I also would like to stop at A&P to take advantage of their $1.88/lb chicken.

How did you do this weekend.  Score any good deals?

The links in the post above may be affiliate links. Read the full disclosure.
  • Melissa B

    I am so sorry for your loss. He is in Doggy Heaven where he can run and eat wherever and whatever he wants. 🙂 We are very pet friendly in our house with three dogs and 2 cats. We also foster cats and right now have a momma and her 6 kittens.

    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers!

  • Amy

    so sorry for your loss 🙁

  • Sakine Gurbuz

    I am sorry for your loss. Just believe time heals.

  • I am so sorry about your dog. I had to to put down 2 dogs in the last 10 years. They are like your kids. its heartbreaking. Your heart will heal in time

  • Stacey

    So so so very sorry. I have many four legged people at my feet most of the time and I would hate to loose any of them. Again, very sorry.

  • Kelly

    So sorry for your loss, Cindy. We had to put down one of our dogs almost 2 years ago and I still miss her, not as much as I did at first , it does get easier. hugs!!!

  • Lisa

    So sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine.

  • Shannon

    Sorry for your loss….I have been there in the past!…..Now, I am not at all trying to be insensitive posting this in the same post, but I have to share my weekend trip to Shop Rite.
    I cannot thank you enough, this is really the first time that I sat down with your match-ups and planned (as well as I can since I NEVER get coupons in the Sunday paper – I think my paper guy hoards them….LOL) and it really paid off! So thank you.
    I got all my week’s groceries (plus some extras) for $34.56 OOP (total savings listed on my receipt of $123.49) and I have a $5.00 rebate for the Sorrento cheese!!! Once, again thank you soooo much for all you do, I would never figure out how to save so much money wihtout your help!

    • Cindy

      @Shannon, Shannon, that is awesome. I’m so happy you are saving so much. Thanks for sharing!! 🙂

  • robyn

    I am so sorry for your loss- just reading this brought tears to my eyes. I really understand what you are going through. I had to put down my dog Frankie last Mother’s day– she was also almost 16 years old and we had her since she was 3 months. We had her before the kids so she was my 1st baby. Mother’s day was bittersweet for me this year. I still miss her every day– although it does get better with time. I have 2 dogs now and although they are great dogs– they are not Frankie. Again- my deepest condolences.

    Thanks again for all you do– you have saved me a ton of money.

  • Cheryl

    I am so sorry for the loss of your dog. My little dog is at my side all day and she’s definitely company for me. My heart goes out to you. 🙁

  • Irene S.

    I’m sorry for your loss. We had to put down our beloved golden retriever a little over 2 years ago. He was 13. It’s not an easy thing to go through. What helped us heal, though, was going to the SPCA the very next day to find a new friend. We actually wound up adopting 2 new pups. They are both just over 2 years old now, and still quite a handful!

  • pat

    So sorry to hear about your dog, I have been there several times and know how you feel. Just remember it is a family member, do take the time to mourn and remember or do something in your pet’s honor, it does help.

  • alex martin

    Cindy, kindness and affection to you and yours. It is terrible to lose a companion. You are doing so many things, it is my hope for you to slow down and relax. Thank you and your ability to tenaciously figure out these stores and circulars so many of us benefit. Merci, adieu alex