I’m currently challenging myself to stick with a $70 grocery budget for our family of five. This includes almost all of our breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners + most household products (toiletries, laundry soap, etc.).
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I wasn’t planning to do the Friday-Saturday deals at Kroger because they didn’t seem like they were really all that stellar. However, then I saw this hot tip on KrogerKrazy.com about a catalina that was printing when you bought 3 boxes of Family Size Nabisco Ritz Crackers.
So I popped into Kroger today to see if it would work — and it DID! This deal is only good through tonight, but I wanted to share it in case you have a chance to run to Kroger before the day is over with!
Here’s how to get this deal:
- Buy 3 boxes of Nabisco Ritz Crackers at $1.99 each (be sure to download the coupon to your card from the Kroger app or Kroger site)
- Spend $5.97 + tax out of pocket
- Get a $3 catalina back — good for $3 off your next shopping trip!
- That’s like paying $0.99 + tax per family-sized box of Ritz crackers!
I also picked up a few other deals at Kroger…
Saturday Kroger Shopping Trip
- 3 Family-Sized Boxes of Nabisco Ritz Crackers — $1.99 with the Kroger Digital Coupon
- 2 boxes of Raisinets — marked down to $0.19 each
- Naked Juice — on closeout for $1.79, used $2/1 coupon — they deducted it down to $1.79 = FREE after coupon
- 4 jars of Yoplait Oui Yogurt — marked down to $2.39 total
- Bananas — marked down to $0.39/lb. = $1.88 total
- Total with tax: $12.46, Got a $3 catalina back
What I’ve Spent So Far This Week
My grocery week runs from Saturday to Friday. However, I had $11.85 leftover from this past week, so I’m subtracting it from this week’s total.
Total I’ve Spent So Far This Week: $1.09
Total Left to Spend: $68.91
Cashback Earned This Week: 25 points from Fetch Rewards for scanning a receipt
A Few Recipes We Love Using Ritz Crackers:
- It’s not a healthful recipe at all, but this Ritzy Chicken casserole is one our family has loved for years. I’m guessing it’s going to be on our menu a few times in the next few weeks!
- Also, these would be great to use in one of our family’s favorite recipes to make for Christmas: Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter cookies (we just melt chocolate chips or white chocolate chips to dip them in instead of blending the different chocolates that the recipe calls for).
What are some of YOUR favorite ways to use Ritz crackers?