Going into this weekend we had $42.90 remaining on our budget. I knew I was going to have to dip into that remaining amount because we needed milk - badly. I looked through Hy-vee's flyer to see if they had anything else I needed or just couldn't pass up. They did have some good cereal sales - which we didn't really need but I could load up cheaply.
I ended up getting:
2 gallons of milk @ $2.88 each
3 boxes of Multigrain Cheerios (my favorite!) for $1.00 each (after coupons)
1 box of Special K (vanilla almond) for $1.00 (after coupon)
1 box of Quaker Oats Simple Harvest for $1.50 (after coupon)
Our balance remaining for the month is $32.14.
Tip of the day: This is probably common sense but when using coupons use them only on things you would buy anyway. And when going to a store, if possible, look through the flyer(s) to plan your strategy. Match up the coupons with the sales to get the most out of your coupons and to maximize your savings.