Tuesday, December 11, 2007

ohhh goodness..... have mercy...PRICE comparison

ok I was reading thru some older posts from January 2005...I had posted some of my grocery receipts I am going to repost them and let you all just see what the prices were then and you can share what yours are now

January 13 Wal mart
One loaf bread.................. $0.88 (99 cents now)
4 packages string cheese .34 ea. $1.36 dont know
3 pc thin sliced chicken .86 each $2.58 dont know
1 gal 2% milk $2.60 (3.89 now)
Mission tortilla chips $2.50 dk
Cheese dip $2.50 dk
salsa $1.17 dk (I made homemade this year)
Honeycomb cereal $1.98 (not sure I dont buy much cereal)
2 liter coke $1.25
Free 20 ounce sprite
Tax $1.43
Total $18.25

January 14th local grocerystore
Tea .98 (I am sure this was generic, which I still buy for 1.00 a box)
4lb bag of sugar .99 (1.65 for a four pound bag)
Sour cream 1.58 I always try to get this on sale, but it is over 2.00 a carton now
One head lettuce 1.09 (1.49)
6 oranges 1.00
2 loaves of bread .58 each 1.16
4 cans refried beans 2.00
3 things of yogurt 1.00
package of hamburger 3.25 pounds... 4.87 wow, hamburger is like 1.89 a pound now which would be 6.14pack chicken tenders breast meat 1.36 lb 2.01
Tax 1.33
Total 18.01

January 21st Dollar General...
got a 4 lb bag of sugar 1.50
5 pound bag of rice 3.00
3 pound bag of pintos 1.50
8 bar pack of soap 3.00 (dial soap)
2 rolls of packing tape 2.00
Total 11.88

January 22 Dollar General
got a package of bacon 2.75
orange juice 2.00
apple juice 1.00
syrup 1.00
microwave popcorn 2.00
bottle of ketchup 1.50
mt dew 1.00
reeses cup king .85
tax .97
total was 13.07


Januaray 29 Kroger trip
Milk 2.99
5lb potatoes 1.00
Sour cream 1.00
2 cartons ice cream (low fat) 2.00
2 bags frozen veggies (stir fry) 2.00
Margarine 1.50
2 boxes pop tarts (kroger brand) 2.00
bag marshmellows .79
pack hot dogs .77
Pillsbury crescent rolls (25cent off coupon)1.50
cheddar cheese 1.67
cereal 1.00
slice cheese 1.00
Tn Pride sausage 2.50
Ice cream sandwiches 1.00
loaf of bread .99
Tax 2.04
total after coupon 25.75

as you see prices were quite a bit better nearly 3 years ago...we just have to shop smarter, we now live in a different area where I dont have as many choices for shopping.