New to Couponing? Read this first.

Read my post on when to buy organic.

** = Great Price! Stock up Now!

(FP) = Item for the Food Pantry, if you can fit it into your shopping

Aldi’s

These were found using my local store’s ad (Chicago NW Suburbs). Aldi’s deals do tend to vary by region and store. Check your local ad. Aldi’s does NOT accept coupons.

Deals 9/22-9/28

  • Nature’s Nectar not from concentrate Orange Juice, 59oz. $2.39
  • Hass Avocados, large $.59ea**
  • Onions $.69/pkg
  • Friendly Farms hormone-free milk, gallon $1.89**

CVS Pharmacy

CVS Shopping Guide

Deals 9/19-9/25

  • Bayer Contour Blood Glucose Monitoring System $14.99, get $5 ECB
    • $10/1 Bayer or Contour Glucose Meter 8/8 RP
    • FREE after ECB & Coupon (if you don’t need these, some food pantries or even area nursing homes will take them when they’re new in package!)
  • Right Guard Sport, Total Defense or Dry Idea $2.99, get $2 ECB (FP)
    • $1.50/2 Right Guard or Dry Idea 8/15 RP
    • $1.50/1 Right Guard or here
    • possible $.50 MONEYMAKER after coupon and ECB!
  • Schick Hydro 8.4oz or Edge Infused 7oz shaving gel $2.79, get $1.80 ECB (FP)
    • $1/1 Schick Hydro shave gel 8/8 SS
    • FREE after coupon & ECB!
  • Disney Tinker Bell & the Great Fairy Rescue DVD $19.99, get $5 ECB

See more deals at iHeartCVS! Thanks!

Deals 9/26-10/2

  • Johnson & Johnson Baby Care (ad shows Natural products, specifically. See here for a list of their ingredients.) 2/$8, get $2 ECB
    • $1/1 Johnson’s Natural product – 9/12 RP

See more deals at iHeartCVS! thanks!

Dominick’s

Dominick’s Shopping guide

Deals 9/23-9/29

  • Healthy Life Bread and Buns 2/$3
  • Hass Avocados, large 2/$3
  • Conventional Sweet Yellow Onions $1.29/lb
  • Organic Heirloom Tomatoes $2.99/lb
  • Organic Hard Squash $.99/lb**
  • Clif Bar, selected varieties 10/$10
  • Select Harvest Soup $1 (FP)
    • $1/1 Select Harvest Soup printable here OR here
    • FREE after coupon!

See more deals and Catalina information at Mashup Mom! Thanks.

Food4Less

Deals 9/22-9/28

  • Colgate Toothpaste 10/$10 (FP)
    • $1/1 Colgate ProClinical Toothpaste (if included) 9/19 SS
    • $1/1 Colgate Total Advanced Whitening, Colgate Total Enamel Strength, Colgate Total Advanced Clean or Colgate Total Advanced Fresh Toothpaste only (if includes) 9/12 SS
    • $.75/1 Colgate Total Toothpaste, any 4.2oz+ (if included) – AY Sep/10
    • As low as FREE after coupon!
  • Yoplait Yogurt cups 10/$3.50 (#1 ONLY likes this kind. Go figure.)
    • $.40/6 Yoplait Yogurt cups 9/12 GM or printable
  • kroger Yellow Onions, 3lb bag 2/$3
  • Conventional Naval Oranges $.88/lb
  • Hass Avocados, 4ct bag $2.98

See complete ad here.

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee Shopping Guide

Deals 9/22-9/28

  • Smart Chicken 100% Natural Whole Chicken $1.69/lb
  • EArthbound Farm organic salad, 4 or 5 oz $2.29
  • Gerber Organic baby food, 2pk $1.18**
    • $.75/3 Gerber Organic 2pks – home mailer
  • Hy-Vee English Muffins $.99
  • Nestle Toll House Morsels 10-12oz. $1.98**
  • Cultural Revolution Yogurt, 24oz. $2.69 (local Kalona creamery!)
  • EArthbound Farm organic cauliflower $2.48
  • Hy-Vee Organic Cheese, 8oz $3.99
  • Stemilt Organic Ginger Gold Apples $1.48/lb**
  • Yes to Cucumbers Facial Towelettes $3.88
  • Newman’s Own organic coffee, 10 oz $5.97**
  • Method Hand Wash 2/$5**

See more deals over at Hy-Vee.com! Thanks!

Jewel-Osco

Jewel Shopping Guide

Deals 9/23-9/29

  • Conventional Whole Cantaloupe $.99/ea
  • Brownberry Health-Full 10 Grain Bread, 24oz. $1.99 (Part of Buy 10, save $5 program. Look for tags)
    • $.55/1 in the 8/15 SS.
  • Fav4 Mix or Match program: 4 items for $9.99. Complete List in ad.  Includes: 12oz Cabo Fresh Guacamole, 15.2oz Naked Juice Juice, and 12oz Wild Harvest Romaine Hearts, however. Price if you get JUST those – eh.
  • Wild Caught Cod fillets $5.99/lb
  • Conventional yellow Onions, 3lb bag $.99**
  • Conventional Kiwi 2/$1
  • Organic Strawberries, 1lb. $4.99
  • Organic Red/Black/Green Seedless Grapes $2.79/lb
  • Wild Harvest organic salad blends, 16oz $5.99
  • Wild Harvest organic snack pack carrots, 9oz $1.79**
  • Salpica Salsa or Dip, 16oz $3.39
  • Lakewood Pomegranate Juice, 32oz. $3.99
  • ThinkThin Energy Bar 2/$3
  • Cedarlane Frozen Mexican entrees $3.89
  • Newman’s Own Newman-O’s Organic cookies, 16oz $3.99
  • Wild Harvest 85% lean ground beef, hormone-free, antibiotic-free $4.79/lb
  • Tribe Hummus, 8oz B1G1 FREE $3.49
  • Hebrew National Franks, 12oz B1G1 FREE $5.99
  • EggLand’s Best Large Eggs, 18ct $3.99
    • $.50/1 Eggland’s Best eggs – 9/12 SS
  • Oberweis Milk, 64oz. 2/$6** (PLUS bottle deposit!)
  • Dreamfield’s Pasta, 13.5oz $2.49
  • Healthy Life Bread or Buns $2.09
  • Fuze or  Gold Peak Teas 10/$10
    • $1/3 Fuze 9/19 RP
  • Sweet Leaf Tea, 20oz 10/$10
  • Gerber Organic or DHA 2nd foods, 2pks $1.25
    • $.75/3 Gerber Organic 2pks – home mailer
  • One-A-Day multivitamins $6.99
    • $2/1 One A Day – 9/26 RP
  • Odwalla or Kashi Go Lean Bars $.99
  • Hard Shell Squash $.99/lb**
  • Pumpkins $4.99ea
  • Yoplait yogurt cups, 20/$10.00.
    • $.40/6 in the 8/8 GM.

See more deals and Catalina information at Mashup Mom! Thanks.

Shop & Save Market

NOTE: This is not the big national chain, but the small stores in the Chicagoland area.

Deals 9/22-9/28

  • Conventional Yellow Onions, 3lb bag $.79**
  • Tribe Hummus, 8oz $.99**
  • Wasa Crispbread, 6oz $1.99
  • Foco Coconut Juice, 17.6oz OR Chaokoh Coconut Milk, 13.5oz 4/$3
  • Large Fall Conventional Pumpkins, $2.99ea**

Target

Target Shopping Guide

These were found using my local store’s ad (Chicago NW Suburbs). Target”s deals do tend to vary by region and store. Check your local ad.

Deals 9/19-9/25

More deals at Totally Target! Thanks!

Remember, for every bag you bring in, you get $.05 off your order.

Valli Produce

Valli Produce Shopping Guide

Deals 9/22-9/28

  • Pillsbury All-Purpose Flour, 5lb bag $.99 w/ in-ad coupon
  • Flavorite Sugar, 4lb bag $1.99 w/ in-ad coupon
  • Maltagliati organic pasta, 1lb bags 10/$10**
  • Golden Pineapples $1.99ea**
  • Conventional Honeydew Melons $.99ea**

Walgreens

Walgreens Shopping Guide *UPDATED*

Deals 9/19-9/25

  • Gain dish liquid, 11oz. $.89 w/ in-ad coupon** (FP)
    • $1/1 Gain dish liquid 8/29 PG
    • FREE after coupon!
  • Crest Toothpaste, 6.4oz or Oral B Indicator Toothbrush $1.99, get $1 RR**
    • $1/1 Crest Toothpaste – 8/29 PG
    • FREE after coupon & RR!
  • AARP members get $5 OYNO when you buy $20 worth of products and show your AARP card!

See more deals at IHeartWags! Thanks!

Deals 9/26-10/2

  • Domino Sugar, 4lb $1.99
    • -$.40/1 Domino Granulated Sugar, 4 or 5 lb. pkg – 08-29-10 RP
    • -$.50/2 Domino Sugar Products, 2 lbs. +, Any – 08-29-10 RP
    • -$.75/2 Domino Sugar Products 2 lbs.+, any – Woman’s Day, Oct 10

See more deals at Wild for Wags! Thanks!

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market Shopping Guide

These were found using my local store’s ad (Schaumburg IL). Whole Foods Market’s deals do tend to vary by region and store. Check your local ad.

Deals 9/22-9/28

  • Organic Green Seedless Grapes $1.99/lb**
  • Dr. Bronner’s organic liquid soap, 16oz. $7.99
  • Kiss My Face foaming soap, 8.75oz. $6.49
  • CleanWell hand sanitizer spray $4.99
  • Lundberg organic rice cakes 2/$4
  • Organic Valley shredded cheese, 6oz. 2/$6
  • Native Forest organic coconut milk, 13.5oz 2/$3
  • King Arthur flours, 5lb. $3.99
    • $.55/1 King Arthur flour – tearpad
  • Happy Baby Organic Puffs 2/$5
  • R.W.Knudsen organic juice blends, 32oz 2/$6
    • $.75/1 R.W. Knudsen Family 32 oz. Organic Juice – Mambo Sprouts mailer
  • Blue Diamond almond butter, 12oz 2/$7

Don’t forget! For every bag you bring in, you get $.10 off your purchase.

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This post is also part of the Friday Blog Hop over at Home Grown Families.

I noticed that the best deals at a lot of the little areas stores are in produce, and not much else.  So, this week I’m putting them all together. If you like it, leave me a comment and I can make it a regular post. All produce is conventional (non-organic), unless otherwise marked. Anyway, here are the produce deals I see in the Schaumburg IL area this week (lowest prices overall are starred):

Dominick’s

Dominick’s has a 100% Guarantee on their produce. If you don’t find it completely fresh, ripe and delicious, they’ll refund your money AND replace your produce.

  • X-Large Red Lion Nectarines $.99/lb
  • Sweet Rainier Cherries $2.99/lb
  • Large Tropical Mangos 2/$1
  • Locally Grown Romaine red/Green Leaf Lettuce $.99/lb
  • On The Vine Cluster Tomatoes $1.77/lb
  • Large Haas Avocados 4/$5
  • Jumbo Vidalia Onions $1.29/lb
  • Michigan-grown fresh blueberries, pint 2/$5
  • Grape Tomatoes, pint 2/$5
  • Red/Green/Black seedless grapes $1.99/lb
  • Green Cabbage 2/$1
  • Eating Right peeled baby-cut carrots, 16oz. 2/$3
  • Jumbo Cantaloupe melons 2/$5
  • Fresh Express salad bags 2/$6
  • Red Potatoes, 5lb. bag $3.49

Aldi’s (July 14-21)

  • Blueberries, pint $1.19**
  • Pineapple $1.19ea**
  • Honeydew melon $1.99ea
  • Strawberries $1.19/lb
  • non-produce deal: Fit & Active turkey bacon $1.99, 12oz. good deal. 🙂

Shop & Save Market (July 14-20)

  • Northwest Large Sweet Rainier Yellow Cherries $1.99/lb**
  • Fresh pickles $.39/lb**
  • Sweet Strawberries $.99/lb**
  • Sweet whole red seedless watermelon $2.99ea**
  • Romaine Lettuce $.49/lb**
  • Fresh lita squash, opo squash, or chinese eggplant $.99/lb
  • Zucchini/yellow squash $.69/lb
  • Cucumbers 3/$1**
  • Green Onions 3/$1**
  • Jumbo Sweet Cantaloupe 2/$3
  • Jumbo Green Peppers $.79/lb**
  • Whole White Mushrooms, 12oz pkg $1.79
  • Jalapeno, poblano, serrano, hungarian wax or cubanella peppers $.79/lb
  • Organic golden ripe bananas $.79/lb**
  • Organic Driscoll red raspberries $2.99ea**

Valli Produce (July 14-20)

  • Large Sweet kiwi fruit 10/$1**
  • Washington Bing Cherries $1.99/lb**
  • Fresh Cluster Tomatoes $.69/lb**
  • Fresh Michigan zucchini $.39/lb**
  • Fresh Super Select Cucumbers $.39/lb**
  • Fresh California Romaine Lettuce $.39/lb**
  • XL Fresh jalapeno Peppers $.49/lb**
  • Sweet Ancient Red Long Peppers $.89/lb
  • Compari Tomatoes, 1lb pkg $.99
  • Fresh Limes 20/$1**
  • XL Sweet California Nectarines $.69/lb**
  • Sweet Michigan Blueberries, pint 2/$3

Jewel-Osco (July 15-21)

  • Illinois Sweet Corn $.22ea (Thu-Sat only)
  • Wisconsin Cabbage $.28/lb (Thu-Sat only)**
  • Tennessee Green Peppers $.58ea (Thu-Sat only)
  • Tennessee Vine-Ripe Tomatoes $.78/lb (Thu-Sat only)
  • Michigan Blueberries, pint $1.28 (Thu-Sat only)
  • Farm Stand Celery $1**
  • Indiana Muskmelons $1.99ea
  • Illinois Peaches $1.29/lb**
  • Michigan Garden Fresh Cucumbers $.49ea
  • Green Seedless Grapes $1.99/lb
  • Sweet Northwest Cherries $3.99/lb
  • Chiquita Fresh & Ready Avocados $1.79
    • FREE WYB 2 Fresh Express salad bags 2/$5
  • Jumbo Russet Potatoes, 8lb bag $3.49
  • Farm Stand baby carrots, 1lb. $1.49
  • Sliced White Mushrooms, 16oz. $3.29
  • Whole Seedless watermelon, large 13.17lb. $4.98ea

Whole Foods Market (July 14-20)

  • Conventional Nectarines $1.69/lb
  • Athena conventional melons 2/$4
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** = Stock-Up Price

** = Food Pantry Item

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Some of the best of what I saw in their ad this week:

Organic/Natural Products

  • Maltagliati organic pasta, 16 oz. $0.99

Produce

  • Blueberries, pint. $0.88**
  • Green Peppers/Eggplant $0.39/lb. **
  • XL Sweet Cantaloupe $0.99**
  • Celery $0.49/lb.**
  • Romaine Lettuce $0.49/lb**
  • Haas avocados $0.69ea

Meat

Dairy

  • Top Notch Jumbo Eggs, doz. $0.69**

Packaged/Frozen

  • Peter Pan creamy/chunky peanut butter, 16.3oz. $1.49
  • Hunt’s Original Manwich $0.99
  • Shurfresh ice cream, 4.5qt. $3.99
  • Thomas’ English Muffins 6ct. $1.49
    • $1/1 HoneyWheat english muffins or bagels – AllYou Magazine, March 2010 (if variety included)

Health & Beauty

Other

  • Bounty Basic paper Towels, 8ct. $4.99
    • $0.75/1 6pk or larger Bounty paper towels – 4/25 RP

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NOTE: I have never shopped at Shop&Save, but got their ad this week, saw they have some REALLY good deals and they are just down the street.  If any of you have shopped there, please leave a comment and advise how coupon-friendly they are! I have not been able to locate an email address for their service department. Your mileage may vary with coupons until we find out their policy.

GLOSSARY:

** = Stock-up price

** = Food pantry item, if you can fit it into your shopping

** = Organic (Remember, with produce, if you are not able to purchase organic, buying non-organic produce is better than buying no produce at all. But read my post here about toxins in our food supply and decide for yourself)

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Some of the best deals I saw in their ad this week:

Produce

  • Large sweet green seedless grapes $0.69/lb. **
  • Whole sweet red seedless watermelon $1.99 each **
  • Premium strawberries 1lb. $0.99each **
  • In-husk sweet corn 6/$1 **
  • Zucchini/Yellow Squash $0.69/lb. **
  • Limes 15/$1 **
  • Nectarines/Peaches $0.99/lb. **
  • Kiwi fruit 7/$1 **
  • Blueberries/Raspberries 2/$4 **
  • Green beans $0.99/lb. **
  • Home grown vine-ripe tomatoes $0.79/lb. **
  • Earthbound farms assorted salads 5oz. pkg $2.99**
  • Earthbound Farms organic cauliflower $0.99/lb. **

Dairy

  • Daisy Sour Cream 16 oz. $1.69**
    • $0.50/1 any 16oz+ Daisy Brand Sour Cream 6/6 RP
    • $0.60/1 any 16oz+ Daisy Brand Sour Cream 6/6 RP
    • Total after coupon: as low as $1.09+tax
  • Alouette Brie $1.99each**
    • $1/1 any Alouette Brie Cheese 3/21 SS
    • Total after coupon: $0.99+tax

Packaged

  • Del Monte ketchup 24 oz. $0.69****
  • Purex laundry detergent 50 oz. 2/$5**
  • Act II microwave popcorn 3pk $0.99
  • Hormel Chili w/ beans 15oz. $0.99 **(Read my post on canned goods here.)
  • Betty Crocker cookie mix 17.5oz. 2/$3
    • $0.50/1 any 17.5oz+ Betty Crocker cookie mix. 5/30 GM
    • Total after coupon: $0.99+tax each when you buy 2 and use 2 coupons
  • Country Time lemonade mix 2/$4
    • $1/2 powdered beverages (lists Country Time as participating) tearpad – found at Dominick’s and Jewel
    • Total after coupon: 2/$3 when you buy 2**
  • Nestle semi-sweet chocolate morsels $1.99**
    • $1/1 any Nestle toll House morsels (tearpad) – if you’ve been lucky enough to get it.
    • Total after coupon: $0.99+tax
  • Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad $0.99****
  • Betty Crocker brownie mix $0.99
  • Sweet Baby Ray’s BBq Sauce $0.99****
    • $1/1 any Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce 5/23 SS
    • total after coupon: FREE+Tax
  • Green Giant canned vegetables $0.69**** (Read my post on canned goods here.)