Monday, July 13, 2009

Gearing up for Kroger Mega Sale

Ok, I don’t normally do this, but here goes. I like to read the other Kroger forums on HCW since most other regions start their ads on Sunday. This usually gives us a good idea here in TX what might be on sale and what coupons to start clipping, printing or trading for. It is never 100% accurate, but we do get a pretty good idea of what will be on sale.
Well, this week, Kroger is starting a new mega sale. You purchase 10 participating items, and they automatically take $5 off your bill. The other regions are reporting this is unlimited per transaction.
Now, many wonder how I seem to have it all together the first day of a sale and seem to have all the correct coupons with me. Well, here are the items I see have potential as freebies or money makers. I start the printing and clipping so come Wednesday, I am set to go and catch the sale the first day.
Compiled is my list of finds from all the sources I read(there are far too many to thank here, but HCW had a big part in helping with this list!) I am sure I will find more when I walk the store Wednesday looking for unadvertised goodies, but this gives you a view into my madness!

SpeedStick should be $1 after the promo, print the $1.50 for Speed Stick or Lady Speed Stick(use zip code 33907) at to make .50 for buying it

Chex Mix should be $1.49 after the promo, print the .50 for Chex Mix at and load you shortcuts or cellfire coupon to make .21 for buying it

Softsoap should be $1 after the promo, print the $1 off Softsoap(use zip 45435) at to make it free

Sobe lifewater should be .49 after the promo, print this bogo to get both free after promo.

Start clipping:
Playtex Handsaver gloves should be .50 after promo. Clip your $1 coupons from 5-3 SS to get paid .50 to buy them

Temptations cat treats should be .99 after the promo. Clip your $.50 coupons from 6/7 RP to get them for free

Rolaids 30 count should be $1 after the promo. Clip your $1 coupons from 6/7 RP to get them for free


Anonymous said...

Awesome! Keep the deals coming! Thanks soooooooooooooo much!

Jennifer said...

Thank you thank you thank you! I really appreciate you doing this!

Kimberly said...

Oh, me, oh, my! YOU ARE AMAZING!!! You made my preparation so easy. I will make a link on my blog to go to yours!
Thanks! K

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this ZM, it will be a big help!

(Budget Bella)

Anonymous said...

I love your blog. It has helped me so much!! Thanks and keep it coming.

Precious said...

Thanks for the early heads up!

Frugality Mom said...

Thank You Thank You Thank You I can get a head start tonight clipping coupons and planning my attack.

Zena said...

Thanks for all your help! You've helped my family Big Time! I also believe there is a Cellfire loadable for the Speed Stick. Keep the great deals coming!

ZM (zoeys_mom) said...

Zena, thank you for the kind words. There is a loadable for the speedstick 24/7 but others are reporting it is NOT part of the mega sale. Will be a GREAT money maker if it is!

Christina Deavers said...

Thanks alot !!! I need all the help I can get learning tips and tricks:)

Anonymous said...

hi zm,

i really appreciate your time in putting this together for all of us. this will help me tremendously to plan my attack. i often have wondered how you just happen to clip exactly the right coupons at exactly the right time.

your are awesome. please continue to do this for us newbie's


Michele said...

Love it, love it, love it!!!!
I always try to get my q's together before these sales by reading diff blogs but you appear to always find those hidden deals that make my attempt look like nothing! I am not mad at you for that =) keep it coming!

amy and the bad cats said...

got my kroger circular early int he mail today. just had a quick look, but didn't see the speedstick deodorant, and the chex mix is $1.49 after .50 off WYB 10. Also, philadelphia cream cheese is .99 after .50 off, and there are $1/1 and $1/2 coupons out there!

Jennifer said...

I have a question. Can you do more than one buy 10 items get $5 off per transaction? Or do I need to do a different transaction every time I buy 10 items to get the $5 off? Thanks!

ZM (zoeys_mom) said...

Jennifer, you can do multiples in the same transaction, but sometimes it will benefit you to break them up due to Krogers limit on double/triple coupons. You will need to find out the d/t rules for your local store.

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