RVA Deals

Our bargain-hunter bids farewell to the Ukrop’s circular (*sniff**sniff*) and fills us in on this week’s best deals, including great sales on deli meats, yogurt, and veg. Come take a look!

The Ukrop’s circular was missing from the Sunday paper this week; the last locations closed on Saturday to re-open next Monday as the final round of MARTIN’S stores. I heard a lot of comments from shoppers disappointed that MARTIN’S didn’t offer any “grand opening” special sales, but with the transition almost complete, there is still a chance the chain will observe a grand re-opening within the next week or two.

Next week’s column will have my strategies for frugal grocery shopping under the new MARTIN’S regime.

Meat Top Pick

The “One Day Sale” at Whole Foods this Friday will be half-price sliced-to-order deli meats

Veggie Top Pick

1-lb bag Kroger peeled mini carrots $1

Fruit Top Pick

Gala apples $.99/lb at MARTIN’S, or Fuji apples $1/lb at Kroger

Dairy Top Pick

$.44 Yoplait yogurt cups at Kroger. Use $.40 off 6 or $.50 off 8 coupons from the 4/25 SmartSource insert, or register at Pillsbury.com or BettyCrocker.com to print $.50 off 6.

Staples Top Pick

Loaf of GIANT whole wheat bread $.79 at MARTIN’S, with coupon printed from kiosk in-store

Snacks & Sweets Top Pick

Lean Cuisine or Stouffer’s frozen entrees $2 at Kroger. “Like” Stouffer’s on Facebook to print a coupon for $1.50 off a Stouffer’s Toasted Sub entree, or use $1 coupon from 4/11 SmartSource insert.

Beverage Top Pick

24-pack Aquafina bottled water $2.99 at Kroger

Household Top Pick

Proctor & Gamble “$4 off 4 items” promotion continues at Kroger this week. Prices listed include $1 per item savings when you buy four:

  • Duracell batteries $1.50
  • Tide detergent $3.99 after $1 coupon from 5/9 P&G insert
  • Tide Stain Release $1.99 with $3 coupon from 5/9 P&G insert
  • Febreze Air Effects $.49 after doubled $.50 coupon from 5/9 P&G insert
  • Pampers diapers $6.49 after $1.50 coupon from 5/9 P&G insert
  • Old Spice body wash and deodorant $2.50, and less if combined with “Buy One, Get One Free” coupons from 5/9 P&G or Kroger e-coupons

Find more deals by accessing the stores’ weekly ads online:

Monthly ads online:

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Alison Brown

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