Monday, October 26, 2009

Grocery Game Plan: Meijer

Here are my favorite stockpilable items this week, 10/25-10/31, at Meijer.

To check out the full Meijer weekly ad online, click here.

KEY: MFC= Manufacturer's coupon, MBC= Meijer Mealbox coupon

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Banana's, $.33/pound

Apples (select varieties), $.77/pound

Snuggle liquid softener or dryer sheets, $3.39/each
Spend the $3/1 MFC
Total: $.39/each

Kleenex tissues, $1.19/box
*Best deal is purchasing (4) 180 count (long and flat) boxes:
Spend (1) of the $1/3 MFC
Spend (2) of the $.50/2 MBC
Total: $2.76/4 boxes... or $.69.box!

Hilshire ropes kielbasa, $1.66/rope
*I'm in the mood for Red Beans and Rice!
*I believe there is a $1/2 MFC at coupons.com

Check out macombmoneysavers for the extended version of Metro Detroit Meijer Match-ups!

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To access Meijer Mealbox coupons (MBC): Mealbox Generator to print multiple Mealbox coupons per page. Or visit Meijer online (look for the 'Special's tab in the blue box to the right!) to print a single coupon per page. I offer two printing locations because the Mealbox Generator is not as extensive as the Meijer online site.

NEW!!! Mealbox coupons for frozen food items only are now stating LIMIT ONE PER TRANSACTION. Please read all coupons carefully!

Keep in Mind:

*Meijer will only double the first TWO identical MANUFACTURER coupons. This may mean that you will need to break your purchasing into ONE large transaction and SEVERAL smaller transactions to ensure that ALL of your coupons are able to double.

*Meijer will never double a Mealbox coupon.

*Meijer allows the 'Stacking' of one Manufacturer coupon and one Mealbox coupon per items purchased unless either coupon states otherwise. For example, a coupon may say save $1 on two items, then you would need to follow the purchasing rules for that specific coupon.

*Rain checks are available at the customer service desk, at the podium in front of the cash register lines or with your cashier. Remember that Meijer rain checks have an expiration date 30 days from printing along with a limited quantity printed on the rain check. The quantity limited depends on your stores location.

AND AS ALWAYS, please leave me a comment if I have missed a deal... Thank you!

Reminders:
Win a set of 3 CVS reusable bags and Extra Care Bucks earning tags.
Sign up for a SYS coupon class:
Thursday 10/29 in Plymouth, MI
Saturday 11/7 in Saginaw, MI
Friday 11/13 in Howell MI

5 comments:

Gina

Laura, did the CVS where you get your coupons from raise the price of the paper to $1.50? Just curious, because Meijer now charges $1.50 for a Sunday paper. Total bummer.

Laura Webber

Yep, the Free Press raised rates everywhere! I'm bummed too!

Katie

I am now a follower! Thanks for all of the great tips Laura!

Becky C

A little better deal on the Kleenex...if you buy 6 boxes using (2) 0.50/3 MFC (doubled) and (3) 0.50/2 MBC they are only 61 cents each. Sorry, I'm a math geek. :-)

Laura Webber

I heart math geeks!!!