Living in the Fridley area allows quick and easy trips to local grocery stores and chains for a dinner pick-up. Within a 5 mile radius there is Cub Foods, Rainbow Foods, Target, Walmart, and Bob's Produce Ranch.
What store is best to feed your family's needs?
With a little help from your paper, you can access ads to your local stores to find prices on your favorite items. Plus, your Sunday paper has coupons for bonus savings on items you already purchase and coupons to help you plan your meal budget with items you might not have thought of.
Here are a few suggestions for meal planning a spaghetti dinner, for a family of 4, in the Fridley area. Achieved using the Sunday paper manufacture coupons, manufacture coupons printed on-line, or Target on-line coupons.
Market Pantry Pasta Sauce $1.34
Market Pantry Dry Pasta Box $1.09
(use Target coupon $1 off 2 Market Pantry pasta items)
1 lb 93% lean Ground Beef on Sale $3.43
Target Total: $4.86
Barilla Pasta on Sale $1.25
Country Hearth Bread on Sale $2.50
(use Smart Source coupon from your paper or print here $.55/1)
Red Gold Canned Tomatoes $.99
1 lb 85% Lean Ground Beef on Sale $2.99
Cub Foods Total: $7.18
Hint: Sign-up at Cub.com and get a $5 printable coupon towards you $25 purchace!
Ragu Pasta Sauce $1.79
Cremette Dry Pasta $.991
lb 73% Lean Ground Beef $1.99
1 lb Seedless Red Grapes $.99
Rainbow Foods Total: $5.76
Additional ideas? Stop in at Bob's Produce Ranch this week and get Dole Salad Mix for $.99. For dessert visit Nestle.com for printable cookie dough coupons to help you make simple Easy Swirled Cookie Cups!
This is just a start to the possibilities you have when you do a little research before your shopping trips! Good luck!