RVA Deals

Memorial Day is just around the corner. If you’re planning to throw a party (or crashing one) there’s a lot of good food at good prices to be had: hot dogs, sweet corn, and even popsicles are all on sale. These items (and more) will help make the holiday weekend even tastier than planned.

Meat Top Pick

Tyson split chicken breasts, drumsticks or thighs $.99/lb at Kroger
Ball Park Franks (16oz) $1.25 at Kroger. Use “$.75 off 2” coupon from the 5/6 RedPlum insert

Veggie Top Pick

Broccoli $1.50/bunch at Kroger
Sweet corn $.20/ear at Martin’s

Fruit Top Pick

Yellow peaches $1.49/lb at Kroger

Refrigerated Top Pick

Pillsbury Grands or Crescents (select varieties, 4-5 ct) $1 at Kroger. Use “$.40 off 2 sweet rolls” or “$.40 off 3 Crescents” from the 4/1 Smart Source insert

Staples Top Picks

At Martin’s, save $2 instantly when you buy any 5 participating items in a single transaction. Barilla pasta is included, and on sale for $1/box, making it $.60/box after instant savings when you buy 5

Heinz Ketchup (32-40oz) $1.99 at Kroger. Use the $.50 coupon (doubles) from Sunday’s SmartSource insert. Final price $.99

Kraft Barbecue Sauce (17.5-18oz) $1 at Martin’s. Use “$1 off 2” coupon from the 5/6 SmartSource insert, making the final price $.50 each OR
Sweet Baby Rayís barbeque sauce (18 oz) $1 at Kroger. Use “$1 off 3” coupon from the 5/20 SmartSource insert, for a final price of $.67 each when you buy 3

Snacks & Sweets Top Picks

8-count Popsicle frozen treats $1 at Kroger, select varieties

Don’t miss the “Buy 6 now and Save $6 on your next shopping visit” General Mills promotion at Kroger – Participating items include:

  • Progresso soup ($1.50)
  • Hamburger Helper ($1.50)
  • Betty Crocker boxed potatoes ($1.50)
  • Select varieties of General Mills cereal ($2.50)
  • Pillsbury toaster strudel ($2)
  • Totino’s pizza ($2)
  • Betty Crocker Muffins or Brownies ($2.50)
  • Nature Valley Granola Bars ($2.50)
  • Purchase any 6 items and receive a Catalina coupon at checkout for $6 off you next purchase, basically saving an extra $1 on each item.

Beverage Top Pick

While there are rarely super bargains on beer, Memorial Day weekend brings a lot of sale prices, such as $12.99 for a 12-pack of Blue Moon, or for 24-packs of Miller High Life or Busch at Kroger

Household Top Picks

Purex Liquid Laundry Detergent (50oz) (reg. $3.49) or Ultra Pack (10.8oz) (reg. $4.49) “Buy one, get one free” at Martin’s. Use the $.50 coupon from the 5/13 RedPlum insert

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Alison Brown

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