I stopped into my local Grocery Outlet yesterday. My main mission was orange and red bell peppers. We’ve been on a major pepper kick around here and I knew I’d find them for under $1 . . .$0.99 to be exact.
I started with the peppers and made my way through the store finding all sorts of other treasures. It’s how Grocery Outlet works – you look for treasures.
Here’s what I finally ended up getting:
Red and orange peppers – $0.99 each
Sweet Mini peppers, 3 lb bag - $3.99
Asparagus - $2.99 a bundle
Organic Cherry Tomatoes - $1.99 each
*Great price for organic!*
Welch’s grapes, 2 lbs - $2.99
Horizon Organic Tuberz organic yogurt, 8 ct - $1.49
Toy Story Kellogs fruit snacks - $1.49
Oscar Mayer hot dogs - $1.49
Then I sort of lost all control in the oral care section. My kids needed toothbrushes and they had 2-packs of Star Wars toothbrushes for $0.99 – that’s just $0.49 cents each for fancy ones! I bought two packs for my son. Then I spotted a 3-pack of Angry bird brushes for $1.99 – yep, grabbed those too. I knew I needed something for my daughter, so I snagged an electric Barbie toothbrush for $2.99 – even has the batteries. Our teeth will be squeaky clean for many weeks to come – thank you Grocery Outlet! (and p.s. they have Tom’s of Maine toothpaste at my local store! I would have picked some up, but we have plenty in the hall closet right now).
And finally – my present to myself – PAPER PLATES for $2.99! Cheaper than a latte and I’ll enjoy this luxury for many days to come. I don’t want any lectures about the environment, you’d be preaching to the girl who personally washed the reusable plates she used at her own wedding, okay? I did this because I want a break from lunch dishes for a little bit. Cooking three healthy meals at home is awesome, but I’m a little bit OVER the pile of dishes that stacks up before noon. So I’m giving myself a break and I won’t feel guilty . Besides, they’re compostable. Today at lunch my daughter says, “New plates, mamma!” and I said yes, with a very big smile.
Grocery Outlet is a great place to go if you’re planning a summer gathering! They have the best gourmet cheese and cracker prices ever. Fancy hummus, spreads and appetizer-friendly foods. It’s where I always go when I’m hosting a part-tay.
Now for the giveaway! Two lucky Queen Bee readers will each win a $25 Grocery Outlet gift card redeemable at any of the 155 U.S. Grocery Outlet locations! There are FOUR ways to enter, leave a separate comment for EACH entry. Each comment is considered an entry – so make sure you do separate comments for each of these four items:
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Giveaway ends at 8 p.m. PST June 20, 2013 at 9 p.m. PST. Two random comments will be selected using a plugin that randomly selects the comment. Make sure the email that you enter is correct – that is how I will contact you. The winners will have 48 hours to respond to emails to claim prize – so watch your email closely!
Disclaimer: Grocery Outlet is sponsoring this giveaway – they provided me with a Grocery Outlet giftcard to go shopping and scope out the deals. Grocery Outlet will be providing the two (2) $25 gift cards to the winners! All thoughts, opinions and content is mine (would you expect anything else?).