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My Own Personal Grocery Shopping Tip

Post  Unemployed In Orlando on Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:28 pm

Thought maybe some of you might benefit from this. I usually shop for groceries between Albertsons and Publix depending on what specials each run from week to week. Since Publix has bought out Albertsons there are few that are left in Florida as most either shut down or converted over to Publix.

I found that basically, they alternate each week with most of the deals on meats, produce, frozen etc. So if you dont see a lot of what you need on sale at one of them its usually on sale at the other Very Happy

I have learned things like ice cream and other frozen foods tend to have deeper sales prices on them during the 3rd week of each month. Most of the time ice cream is buy one, get one (bogo) during that week. Also you want to compare the prices of meats at albertsons, sometimes they have the buy one package get two free, which is 3 for the price of 1 package. Ive found that the sales price on lets say chicken breasts comes out cheaper per pound if you buy them from display rather than the 3 for 1 special they are running.

Also I use the computer to compare weekly ads each week, you can even save the items you want and print out the grocery list on the left Very Happy

Here are the links, just put in your zip code

Albertsons - http://albertsonsmarket.com/specials/ads.php

Publix - http://specials.publix.com/

Its a great way to save money by comparing and also thinking through what you need before going into the store Very Happy

I hope this might help at least one of you cheers
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Re: My Own Personal Grocery Shopping Tip

Post  kc32765 on Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:28 am

I have found that ALDI is very cheap.....also you should check out the http://www.angelfoodministries.com/
this is not just for the poor....anyone can order!
Great deals for $30.00....lots of food...
everyone should know about this that is living on unemployment!
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Post  nancym on Thu Sep 03, 2009 12:34 pm

Unemployed In Orlando wrote:...Also I use the computer to compare weekly ads each week, you can even save the items you want and print out the grocery list on the left Very Happy ...


Wow, I'm impressed--a guy who knows how to shop! [Dang, I knew I should have taken you up on that proposal. Smile]

Albertson's are too far away to be of much benefit in my area, though there are other little markets that are worth a look.

It never occurred to me to look for any interactive tools for Publix, good idea about the online shop list. It's a bit ironic, Publix used to be considered one of the most expensive places for groceries, probably still is, if you don't take advantage of the maximum number of sales, which so many of us are.

As a single person with very scarce kitchen storage space for food, I especially like their "twofer" specials, as opposed to their "bogo" (new term to me). Unlike some stores, which don't charge half if you just buy one, Publix does. That makes it possible to shop for one and still get great deals, as well as get a lot of variety in the weekly purchases.

Also, by now I would bet that most unemployed people are aware that Target has a lot of discounted food. I can't find all I need there, but occasionally cruise for stuff like Healthy Request soups at half price, a personal staple.
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Post  Unemployed In Orlando on Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:05 pm

kc32765 wrote:I have found that ALDI is very cheap.....also you should check out the http://www.angelfoodministries.com/
this is not just for the poor....anyone can order!
Great deals for $30.00....lots of food...
everyone should know about this that is living on unemployment!

Yup I have used them, there is a post under other state agencies etc where I posted about it, but not many people have viewed it Shocked
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Post  Unemployed In Orlando on Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:06 pm

LOL NANCY!! I told ya!!! lol!
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Angel Food Ministries

Post  kittyg59 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:44 am

kc32765 wrote:I have found that ALDI is very cheap.....also you should check out the http://www.angelfoodministries.com/
this is not just for the poor....anyone can order!
Great deals for $30.00....lots of food...
everyone should know about this that is living on unemployment!

kc32765,
Thanks for the tips. I checked out the website and am amazed at the variety available. And there's a distribution site right near my house...it's actually closer than any grocery store.
Y'all are great!
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Re: My Own Personal Grocery Shopping Tip

Post  countrycarole on Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:50 am

I also found that Walmart has very good prices. You might want to check them out too....

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angel food ministries

Post  dyannemike on Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:10 pm

just check out angel food but it looks like they are closed down in operating any more

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