Total: $66.85. Paid: $42.75
Notes: The (6) Millstone coffees were FREE plus each gave me a $0.36 overage, or "Moneymaker". Do I drink Millstone? No, but hey, I'll give it a try, afterall, it was free AND they gave me a total of $2.16 credit towards the rest of the food.
Also, I had a $10.00 giftcard from Walmart for purchasing an HP ink combo pack, which I needed. So save, save, save - that's what I do!
Keep in mind that week after week you will start acquiring things that you need, so it will lower the overall cost of your weekly shopping trips. For example, in Week One I acquired about 6 free toothpaste tubes. In Week 2, I acquired 4 free boxes of Dishwashing detergent, etc. At first, it wasn't much, but now I have a bunch of stuff and I'm only in the begining of Month 3.
This week I would have needed Pull-ups, Shampoo, Conditioner, deoderant & lotion.From stocking up during the previous weeks, I have acquired the following:
2 packs of pampers, not free but 1/2 price.
6 Shampoo & Conditioner bottles for about $0.48 - $0.67 ea.
6 deoderant's that were free.
4 lotions that were free.
This means I SAVED even more money this week, but you can't see those savings on any of my receipts... you get the picture, right?
Hope you enjoyed my first week of shopping and sharing it with you on my blog. I hope I inspire you to coupon!