RVA Deals

Free tuna! Cookie mixes for $.44! Root beer on the cheap! Come check out these deals and more, courtesy of our lovely bargain hunter and her cost-cutting skills.

Kroger is running another Mega Event this week and the next: buy any 10 participating items (mix ‘n match) and save $5 on your purchase. Prices listed below include the additional $.50 per item Mega Event savings.

Meat Top Pick

Bumble Bee 2.5oz pouch tuna $.49 at Kroger when buying 10 participating Mega Event items. With $.55 coupon from 9/12 RedPlum insert, you can get one for free! Bumble Bee albacore tuna 5oz $1/can at MARTIN’S.

Veggie Top Pick

GIANT 5-lb bag russet potatoes or 3-lb onions “Buy one, get one free” at MARTIN’S

Fruit Top Pick

5-lb bag red grapefruit $3.99 at Whole Foods

Refrigerated Top Pick

Bestlife buttery spread $1.29 at Kroger when purchasing 10 participating Mega Event items. Print $1 coupon from thebestlife.com, or use $.50 coupon in 10/17 RedPlum

Staples Top Pick

Pepperidge Farm breads $1.99 at Kroger when purchasing 10 Mega Event items. The 11/7 SmartSource coupon insert included a “$.75 off 2” coupon

Snacks & Sweets Top Pick

Hot Pockets/Lean Pockets $1.49 at Kroger when buying 10 participating Mega Event items. Print a $.50 Lean Pockets coupon from Smartsource.com to get a box for $.49


Krusteaz Bakery style cookie mix $.99 at Kroger when buying 10 participating Mega Event items. Look for coupon dispensers on the aisles with $.55 coupons to make it $.44/box

Beverage Top Pick

Canada Dry, A&W root beer, 7-UP, or Sunkist 12-pack cans $2.50 at MARTIN’S. The MARTIN’S circular also included a $1 off manufacturer’s coupon (that you ought to be able to redeem at other stores as well) to make the price $1.50

Household Top Pick

Cesar 3.5oz dog food cans only $.25 each when buying 10 participating Mega Event items at Kroger. If Cesar Bistro varieties are included, you can combine with “Buy 1, get 1 free” coupon from the 10/3 RedPlum. Even if you don’t need them, consider picking up a couple to donate to a local shelter.

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Alison Brown

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