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Grocery Outlet $25 Gift card Giveaway Ends 5/13

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Have you heard of Grocery Outlet? You have? Well have you stopped in to check them out yet? Trust me their prices are worth it. That is what really drives us to a store, isn’t it? Need a little more enticing? Well, if your family is anything like ours then you might be grilling for Mother’s Day, and Grocery Outlet’s new ad is perfect for all those grill masters out there!

 

Grocery Outlet Ad Highlights From My Family

 

Jennie-O Turkey Burgers 3 LBs $5.99

Bar-S Jumbo Jumbos 5 LBs $5.99

Lightlife Portobello Mushroom or Veggie Burgers 12 oz $1.99

Kettle potato chips 13 oz $2.99

Earthbound Farm Organic Salads 5 oz 2 for $5

These items and prices are valid for CA locations 5/7-5/13

 

There is much more in this ad, but these items will more than get my BBQ started!

 

What is Grocery Outlet?

It is a deep-discount store. A little more about them from their website;

 

“The premise is simple: We offer brand name products at up to 50% off conventional retail prices. Our offering is wide: groceries, frozen, deli & refrigerated, produce, fresh meat, general merchandise — seasonal products, housewares, toys, and gifts — health & beauty, and a most impressive inventory of beer & wine. Our buyers shop the nation and the world by traveling thousands of miles each year just so we can offer the best brand-named products for less than you would pay conventionally. We love to save you money.”

 

For a more detailed look at Grocery Outlet and the new El Cajon location check out The Gemini Mama’s Grocery Outlet Review.

 

Great news! I have one $25 GC to Grocery Outlet to giveaway to one of you!

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If you would like to win a $25 GC to Grocery Outlet please enter with the Giveaway Tool below! This giveaway is open to US residents, ages 18 and older. The giveaway will run from May 7, 2014 through May 13, 2014 at 11:59 PM PST. Entries will be verified. Winner will be notified via email, and will have 48 hours to respond and claim their prize or another winner will be selected.

 

Good luck!

 

Gwen from The Gemini Mama received a gift card to facilitate her review, no other compensation was received. This giveaway is in no way associated with social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Grocery Outlet hits El Cajon

The Gemini Mama Grocery Outlet El Cajon

 

Did you know that Saturday The Grocery Outlet had their grand opening in El Cajon CA? Well the kids, daddy, and I packed up to go check it out. I had never been to, or even heard about Grocery Outlet so when I was invited to shop their store I was very intrigued. Their grand opening event turned out to be an exciting time.

 

Grocery Outlet now in El Cajon!

 

Before we made it into the store the kids were having a great time. They got to do crafts! An exciting note for all the parents close to the El Cajon CA store, they will have a kids craft table every month on the last Saturday. That is definitely one way to get the kids excited to go grocery shopping with you.

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The kids also met Lois Prices, and had their faces painted.

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So what did I think?

 

I was very impressed at how clean and neat the store was. I was easily able to find things that I was looking for. I was surprised to find that there was a refrigerator and freezer section, as well as produce, meat, and cheese. When I think bargain that is not what fills my mind. The prices were easy to locate, and clear. No questions or confusion.

 

I was also floored at how many organic items I found there! I can not say that they hunt down deals on organic products, but it sure seems like it. They also have them labeled differently so they are easy to spot.

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I really want you to take a good look at the items in this picture. Maybe take a minute to spot an item that you get every week. Then think about what you pay for it.

 

Got it? Good let’s move on.

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Their prices are amazing!

 

That is really the bottom line isn’t it? How much will you pay, or save at check out?

 

The Justin’s peanut butter for only $2.99 is a steal, and Aveeno baby sunblock at $8.99 for a two pack is crazy!

 

I was genuinely surprised by the prices I found while shopping there. I got much more than I expected, and I even splurged on some things that we would not normally buy, simply because at those prices I could.

 

What should you know?

 

  • All Grocery Outlet’s are owner operated, and they buy with cash. That mean’s you get the best possible prices, no built in fees from using credit lines.
  • Products on the shelves are from buy outs. That means that you might not find the same item there, tomorrow so get it today! It also means that same items could be sold at a different prices at a later time, from a different buy.
  • Buy outs are for various reasons. Some of those could be; overproduction, package or label change, too short an expiration for grocery stores (1 year or less).
  • Their price labels list the prices “Elsewhere,” ….. think Target or other national retailers, for comparison.

 

How can you make Grocery Outlet work for you?

 

Take you list and start there! They have a great selection of various items, but often change. If you start your shopping here you can take advantage of the great deals as they fit your shopping list.

Don’t marry yourself to a brand. It will be easy for you to shop from your list if you are general in what you are shopping for. Think “crackers” not “Wheat Thins.” Not to say that you will never find the brand you love, you will just be more successful if you are flexible.

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Now don’t be sad if you missed out on the grand opening celebration. All month long you can enter to win some grand prizes. My favorite, a year of groceries. Then on Saturday May 24th they will have the grand prize giveaway! Compete with coffee, and treats, wheel of bargains, and magic cart. At noon they will announce the grand prize winners.

 

Still curious? Feel free to view Grocery Outlet El Cajon’s website here or keep up to date with events and info on their Facebook page. 

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Take a peek at what I got.

 

Annie’s bunny crackers variety pack

Cascade Farms peanut butter bars

Seattles Best K-cups House blend

Tom’s of Maine mouthwash

EO Shower Gel

Tom’s of Maine deodorant

Tarkettle Road Zinfandel

2 bags of Vegan Carob Chips

Oneida Jumbo muffin pan

Lil Critters Gummy Vitamins

 

Now let’s have a little fun.

Take a guess at how much I spent at check out! Let’s see who can come the closest!

 

Disclosure I received a gift card to facilitate my review, no other compensation was received. As usual, all opinions expressed are my own.

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