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FREE groceries for a grand opening and the best deals this week in stores!

Posted at 6:31 PM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 22:18:57-04

Who's excited to go grocery shopping? Well, if it's something you dread, I'm here to make it easier for you! We get the ads early every week. So, I'm going to give you a sneak peak of just a few deals to help you save at the grocery store, and if you want FREEBIES, scroll down to the bottom!

At Bashas':

  • Pay 97 cents for six-ounce containers of Dole raspberries
  • $1.29 Hickman's Farm Fresh Eggs (for the first 2 dozens)
  • 88 cents for Greek Yogurt, Dannon Oikos or Light & Fit, Fage (5 oz) or Chobani (5 oz), select varieties
  • Sanderson Farms: 99 cents per pound for whole fryer or leg quarters
  • Get two bags for $1: one-pound bag of Rosseau Farming Company carrots
  • Pay 99 cents each for Coca-Cola soda (limit of 10)
  • 69 cents each for Glaceau Vitamin or Smart Water or Powerade Sports Drinks when 10 are purchased in a single transaction (limit of 20- thereafter, $1.00 each)
During the 3-day sale at Bashas':
  • $1.37 for boneless skinless chicken breasts (first 2) and same price for pork country style ribs
  • 87 cents each for Large Hass Avocados (for the first 6)- Food City's deal on Wednesday is better

Food City is scoring in the produce and meat departments:

  • Get three pounds of brown onions for 99 cents
  • Two pounds of gold potatoes for 98 cents
  • Two orange, gold, green or red bell peppers for 98 cents
  • Two pounds of limes for 98 cents
  • On Wednesday only, get three avocados for 99 cents

Thursday only:

  • 87 cents per pound for sirloin cut pork chops (bone-in value pack- limit 2)
  • 97 cents per pound for boneless chicken leg meat (value pack- limit 2)
  • 57 cents per pound for chicken drumsticks or thighs

I saw a coupon that Food City is teaming up with Adelante Healthcare in Mesa and Surprise on Saturday, October 27. The first 125 kids will score a FREE pumpkin backpack, free treats, enjoy a haunted maze, prizes and more.

At Fry's:

  • Pay 75 cents each for 16-ounce containers of strawberries
  • Get three, six-ounce Kroger yogurts for $1 (select varieties)
  • 99 cents each for Kroger potato chips (select varieties- limit of 4)
  • 67 cents per pound for green seedless grapes or organic red, green or black seedless grapes $1.99 per pound with card
  • 99 cents per pound for Fresh Foster Farms whole chicken drumsticks or thighs (USDA Grade A, bone-in)
  • There are lots of buy five, save $5 deals

Those are great prices, but it's hard to beat FREE!


Fry's is having a grand reopening celebration at their location in Peoria near 75th Avenue and Cactus Road.

The first 200 customers on Friday will score a FREE half gallon of Kroger Orange Juice, 12-count of Kroger Large Eggs, 16-ounce Kroger Breakfast Sausage Roll, six-count of Fry's English Muffins, and a 12-count of Bakery Fresh Goodness Glazed Donuts. The doors open at 8 a.m.


7455 W. Cactus Road

Peoria, AZ 85381

I am seeing several deals on Fall/Halloween decorations, as well as treats. We will be doing a candy comparison to see where you can get the most at the best price for your trick or treaters.