Score! Or, Rice Chex makes me happy
Just got back from grocery shopping.
Apparently, all the grocery stores around here thought, “Well, you ate a lot on Thanksgiving; you won’t really need to eat again for another week” because virtually nothing was on sale. It’s that way every year. No meat is on sale the week before Thanksgiving, other than turkey, and there are no food ads for the week after. I’m sure it’s to make up profit for all the loss-leaders that grocery stores advertise during the week of Thanksgiving.
There were a few items, though that were on sale tonight… In particular, I am thrilled with my cereal purchase.
I have been so happy that General Mills makes Rice Chex gluten free. However, it’s NEVER on sale. Never. Even when all the other Chexes are on sale, Rice Chex isn’t. It’s some sort of conspiracy, I tell you!! 😀 And, at $4.39 a box, I can’t buy it if it isn’t on sale. So, I’ve only purchased Rice Chex a couple of times in the last year, since it’s just so flippin’ expensive. After almost every trip to the grocery store, my husband looks forlornly at the row of cereal boxes in the pantry and says, “No Chex?” Nope. Can’t pay that much, my dear.
But now, I can tell my hubby, “We have FIVE boxes of Rice Chex!” Five! That’s because they were on sale, for $2.50 each, plus I had $2.50 in coupons, bringing the total price for five boxes to $10.00. Woo hoo!
I’ve paid less per box many times before — sometimes even less than $1/box for other cereals — but I’ve never purchased Rice Chex for that little. I’m so happy.
Whodathunk that, one day, I’d be so absolutely thrilled over the price of a box of cereal??? And that every single item on my Christmas wish list is something for the kitchen??? Oh, I’ve become so domestic. 😀