Palmetto State Saver Gets $35 Worth of Food for 88 Cents

I hate shopping. The mere fact that I’m looking closely at coupons and actually making trips to the grocery store to buy food should qualify as a minor miracle. After reading about Lauren’s (from Palmetto State Saver) second post for Penny Experiment food shopping where she was able to get $35.10 worth of food for only $0.88 (an incredible 98% savings), I can honestly say that I’m jealous that there isn’t a Publix grocery store in my area (anyone that knows me is probably half dead with shock that I am actually jealous of others having a store that doubles coupons and accepts competitor coupons):

food purchased with coupons

Lauren was able to get the following items for her local food bank:

3 64oz Gatorade bottles
2 JollyTime Popcorn packages
2 Al Fresco Chicken Sausage packs
2 Chobani Greek Yogurt containers
2 Pam Olive Oil Cooking Spray cans
2 Ronzoni Healthy Harvest boxes

With the $35.10 worth of food for $0.88 that Lauren was able to secure, as a group couponers have purchased $297.57 worth of food for $23.03. If interested, you can see a complete list of all the food that has been purchased by the couponers. One more small step toward the goal and $999,702.43 left to go…

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