Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Comp List 8/28-9/03

Hello, everyone!

I hope everyone has had a great week.  I don't have too much to say (because I am ready to get this thing OUT) but I did have a few questions about something so I thought I would explain it.  I have had some people ask why certain lines are gray on the comp list.  I mainly did this so people would pay attention to the dates.  As you will see, this list is titled "8/28-9/03" since a majority of the stores I look up have ads that run from Wednesday through Tuesday.  BUT, some of the ads have different dates (like Walgreens- their ads run Sunday through Saturday) and some have special sales that are only a few days.  I will put these ads with different dates in gray so that way you might double check the dates before you comp these items.  It would never fail- I would get to Walmart on a Sunday and try to comp pop only to realize at the register that the sale had ended the day before.  So hopefully this will help!

One more thing- Don't forget to go to Walmart and buy Issue #9 which is the September Issue of All You Magazine.  Then flip to the back page and you will see me! Yay! You can also find my guest blog for All You here:  I have a few more exciting things coming up so I will share them as they happen.

Anyway, that's it for now! I am ready to get this puppy sent out.  Happy Shopping!

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Moons (8/28-9/03):

Baldwin City Market (8/28-9/03): 


Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Comp List 8/21-8/27

Hello, everyone!  I want to say a few things before we get started on the deals this week... 

I have been getting a lot of messages lately asking when the list will be out or why you haven't received it yet, etc.  I figured rather than reply to each message I will write it on here so it is MUCH easier for me!  Anyway, I would L-O-V-E to get the list out as quickly as possible, probably more so than you want to have it as quickly as possible.  But sometimes it is just not possible.  Here is why:  Reason 1) I work a full time job. I USED to have Wednesdays off but I don't anymore so I spend most of my evenings after work getting the list ready as much as possible for Wednesday.  But this is difficult due to Reason 2) I have 2 small children.  My son is 5 and my daughter is 2 1/2.  My son is starting school on Thursday (the 22nd) and my maniacs need me.  So sometimes I have to have a tickle fight or scoop out ice cream instead of working on the list.  And my husband occasionally likes me to look at him rather than at my computer screen.  Next is Reason 3) I try to do as much volunteer work as possible.  I don't have a whole lot of time to dedicate to it but I like volunteering so I usually have to spend a few nights a month working on stuff.  And that reminds me of Reason 4) My Master's degree- I am enrolling for this fall semester to start working on my Master's from Baker University.  I am going to be even MORE busy!

Anyway, I am not trying to make any excuses but I wanted to let you know I am not just sitting around purposely NOT sending the list out as quickly as possible.  I often stay up late to do it (and wake up early for work).  But I do offer many other ways to get the list in addition to the email:

          Awesome Way To Get the List #1) Facebook.  Find me at  
                     Add me as a friend and you will see it as soon as I post it!

          Awesome Way To Get the List #2) My blog.
                     I post it here as soon as I get it done on Wednesday nights.

          Awesome Way To Get the List #3) Twitter.  I am @CompListLady

          Awesome Way To Get the List #4) My Yahoo! Group:
                    You don't have to have a Yahoo! address to join and it will send you the list the MINUTE I post it there.

And you can always still get the list through email from me but just please remember it may be Thursday, Friday or even possibly Saturday before it will get to your inbox.  I will try to hurry like I always do but sometimes life happens.  And quite honestly, one week I just forgot to finish sending it out.  :)  Thank you for being patient!

And the last thing I want to say is it is pretty much impossible for me to catch EVERY SINGLE deal out there.  I try to catch the best ones but I am human and I will inevitably miss things or perhaps it is just an item I don't use so I may not know it is a good deal.  But I try my best! And if you don't think I am catching the best deals or you need different items, by all means look them up- I even provide the links below! (But please don't message me with each deal I have missed!)

I think I am about to step off of my "soap box" now! Thank you and Happy Shopping!

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Comp List 8/21-8/27 (PDF)
Comp List 8/21-8/27 (Excel)

Hyvee (8/21-8/27):
Dillons (8/21-8/27):
Price Chopper (8/21-8/27):  

Thriftway (8/21-8/27):
Obryhims (8/21-8/27):
Baldwin City Market (8/21-8/27):

Red X (8/21-8/27):
Hoovers (8/21-8/27):
Whole Foods:

Walgreens (8/18-8/24):

CVS (8/18-8/24):   

Target (8/18-8/24):

Dollar General (8/05-8/24):

Alco (8/20-8/25):

Save-a-lot (8/11-8/27):

Kmart (8/18-8/24):

Dollar Tree:

Family Dollar (8/18-8/24):

Menards (8/11-8/25):

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Comp List 8/14-8/20

 Hello, everyone!

First of all, I was asked if I would pass the word along about something.  Normally I don't do this because A LOT of people will ask but I thought this was probably a good thing to spread around.  It is the link to help save the Midway Drive-in Theater between Paola and Osawatomie, KS.  Anyway, they are trying to raise money to stay open (and go digital).  They are in a contest called Project Drive-In that helps save Drive-in theaters.  To vote to help save them, go to and click vote when their Drive-In pops up.  You can vote once a day through (each device) your computer and also once via text.  To vote through text, send Vote86 to 444999 (message and data rates may still apply depending on your plan).  If you get a chance, go visit the Midway Drive-in! This weekend they are showing Despicable Me 2 and Grown Ups 2.    

I also want to mention that I get several email messages each week and comments on Facebook thanking me for the comp list.  I am usually too busy to respond to each one and I feel rude so let me just say you are ALL WELCOME! :)  I am glad I can help people out.  

Lastly, I want to discuss a change I am trying to implement on meat products
​ so there will be less confusion when comping them​
.  I will now put "Value or Family Pack"
​ if the ad states that​
.  Some stores require you to buy the value pack if that is what the ad says and I think that is fair.  So you will notice that in the "Notes" column
​ or right beside the product description​.
​I might also 
put notes such as "Does not say value pack" but I may stop that in the future and only list if it DOES.  I hope this helps clear up any confusion
​ on both sides​
 when trying to comp meat products!

Happy Shopping!

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Comp List 8/14-8/20 (PDF)
Comp List 8/14-8/20 (Excel)


Hyvee (8/14-8/20):

Price Chopper (8/14-8/20):

Moons (8/14-8/20):

Checkers (8/14-8/20):  

Apple Market (8/14-8/20):

Sun Fresh (8/14-8/20):

Thriftway (8/14-8/20):

Baldwin City Market (8/14-8/20):

Red X (8/14-8/20):
Hoovers (8/14-8/20):


Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Comp List 8/07-8/13

Hello, everyone!

It's back to school time! I would put more items on here but I am not sure what is considered a good deal yet on school items.  My son will be in Kindergarten this year so it is our first year purchasing school supplies! Anyway, most stores have sales on back to school stuff right now, so if you are looking for something in particular you might want to browse through the ads.  The links are below.

I wanted to point out something... when I was looking up the ad for Hyvee this week there are some deals that have limits on them.  BUT, the print on my computer is VERY, very tiny and blurry.  I do not get the ads in print so the computer is the only way I can look at them.  So, the limits may be incorrect.  If you plan on purchasing one of these deals you might double check the limits before you go!

And I wanted to let everyone know that I am having a garage sale this Saturday, August 10th! Everything MUST GO.  We are moving and we will have no room for my junk *ahem* "treasures".  Anyway, we will be selling 2 toddler beds, toys, kids clothing, women's clothing, lots of home decor, a mattress and box springs, and pretty much whatever else I can sneak out there.  OH AND FREE KITTENS!!  Check out my flyer below (in the ads section).  And be sure to come see me Saturday from 7:00am-Noon-ish at 1113 Diamond Head Rd. in Ottawa.  Thanks!

Happy Shopping!

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Comp List 8/07-8/13 (PDF)
Comp List 8/07-8/13 (Excel)

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Moons (8/07-8/13):

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Walgreens (8/04-8/10):