SF Bay Area Household Item Prices

Prices include tax when applicable.

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Batteries
Feminine Care and Cosmetics
Garden
Hair Care
Household Cleaning
Kitchen
Laundry
Lighting
Medication
Miscellaneous
Moisturizers
Office
Soap
Tissue/Toilet Paper

Batteries

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
11-23-16 AA (Duracell Coppertop) 40 batteries $16.3016 Costco $0.4075/battery
8-5-15 AA (Duracell Procell) 24 batteries $10.14 Amazon $0.4225/battery
5-19-16 AAA (Duracell Coppertop) 4 batteries $7.06 Walgreens $1.765/battery
9-18-15 AAA (Duracell Coppertop) 10 batteries $8.31 Target $0.831/battery
7-13-15 AAA (Energizer MAX+Power) 4 batteries $5.49 Walgreens $1.3725/battery, way better pricing on Amazon, will do better next time

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Feminine Care and Cosmetics

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
1-28-16 Cotton Pad (Daiso Patting Cotton 60x70mm) 50 pads $1.63 Daiso $0.0326/pad
11-23-16 Cotton Swab (Q-tips) 3 x 625 swabs $9.7766 Costco $0.0052/swab
4-11-16 Cotton Swab (Q-tips) 500 swabs $2.9254 Target $0.0059/swab
5-16-17 Maxi Pad (Always Infinity Extra Heavy) 32 pads $5.095 Walgreens $0.1592/pad, with coupon & rewards, must buy 2
5-16-17 Maxi Pad (Always Infinity Heavy) 32 pads $5.095 Walgreens $0.1592/pad, with coupon & rewards, must buy 2
7-26-15 Maxi Pad (Always Infinity Heavy) 32 pads $6.99 Target $0.2184/pad
7-26-15 Maxi Pad (Always Infinity Extra Heavy Overnight) 24 pads $6.99 Target $0.2913/pad
7-26-15 Panty Liner (Always Dailies Thin) 162 liners $6.99 Target $0.0431/liner

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Garden

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
4-12-16 Fertilizer (Dr. Earth Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster) 4 lbs (1.814 kg) $10.9281 Home Depot $2.7320/lb, $6.0243/kg
4-11-16 Fertilizer (Down to Earth Rose and Flower 4-8-4) 1 lb $4.3391 Cole Hardware  
4-12-16 Pesticide (Ortho Bug-Geta Snail & Slug Killer) 3.5 lb (1.59 kg)/td>

$14.5307 Home Depot $4.1516/lb, $9.1388/kg
4-12-16 Soil (Miracle Gro All Purpose Garden) 0.75 cu ft (21.2 L)/td>

$2.19 Home Depot $2.92/cu-ft, $0.1033/L, 5 bags for 10$ special

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Hair Care

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
2-16-16 Hair Dye (Loreal Feria Chocolate Cherry) One application $7.37 Walgreens Must buy 2 at this price
2-16-16 Hair Dye (Loreal Feria Chocolate Cherry) One application $7.37 Walgreens Must buy 2 at this price
3-19-16 Shampoo (Dove Daily Moisture) 40 oz $7.6016 Costco $0.1900/ml
3-22-16 Styling Gel (L.A. Looks Absolute Styling Sport) 20 oz $3.7954 Safeway $0.0064/ml
12-19-15 Styling Gel (L.A. Looks Absolute Styling Sport) 20 oz $4.3691 Walgreens $0.0074/ml
10-17-15 Styling Gel (Garnier Fructis Super Stiff Controlling) 200 ml $3.00 Safeway $0.015/ml, cheaper than GATSBY

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Household Cleaning

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
7-21-16 Comet Cleanser 714 g (25.2 oz) $1.08 Target $0.0015/g, $0.0429/oz
1-6-16 Comet Cleanser (Lemon Fresh) 714 g (25.2 oz) $1.51 Target $0.0021/g, $0.0599/oz
7-26-15 Comet Cleanser (Lemon Fresh) 595 g (21 oz) $1.17 Target $0.0020/g, $0.0557/oz
7-21-16 Easy-Off Degreaser 650 ml (22 oz) $3.2741 Target $0.0050/ml, $0.1488/oz
7-21-16 Easy-Off Over Cleaner 411 g (14.5 oz) $5.0261 Target $0.0122/g, $0.3466/oz
7-21-16 Lysol Mold & Mildew Blaster 828 ml (28 oz) $3.6354 Target $0.0044/ml, $0.1298/oz
4-27-17 Wet Wipes (Kirkland Signature Extra Large Disinfecting) 304 wipes $11.9242 Costco $0.0392/ml, $1.4345/lb

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Kitchen

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
5-9-17 Cascade Dishwasher Detergent 3.54 kg (125 oz) $8.2967 Costco $0.0023/g, $0.0664/oz
5-14-16 Cascade Dishwasher Detergent 3.54 kg (125 oz) $10.44 Costco $0.0029/ml, $0.0835/oz
3-22-16 Cascade Rinse Aid 473 ml (16 oz) $5.4266 Safeway $0.0115/ml, $0.3392/oz
5-16-17 Dawn Dishwashing Detergent 236 ml (8 oz) $0.4492 Walgreens $0.0019/ml, $0.0562/oz, w/ coupon, must buy 2
1-18-17 Garbage bags (Glad 13 gallon) 40 bags $8.12 Home Depot $0.203/bag, $0.0156/gallon
7-25-16 Plastic Wrap (Glad Cling Wrap) 300 sq. ft (100 yd x 12 in) $3.6026 Food Maxx $0.0120/sq. ft, pricier than HK
12-23-15 Roasting Pans (handi-foil roaster/baker, w/ lids) 2 $4.77 Safeway $2.385/tray, 11.75″ x 9.375″ x 2.3125″
4-27-17 Sponges (Scotch-Brite Non-Scratch) 21 $10.8942 Costco $0.5188/sponge
6-5-17 Ziploc bags (2-Gallon, Freezer) 10 $4.36 Target $0.436/bag
11-9-15 Ziploc bags (Quart, Freezer) 75 $8.2731 Target $0.1103/bag

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Laundry

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
12-31-15 Dryer Sheets (Bounce) 320 sheets $8.989 Costco $0.0281/sheet
12-31-15 Laundry Detergent (Kirkland Signature 2X Ultra) 194 oz (126 loads) $16.159 Costco $0.0833/oz, $0.1282/load
12-31-15 Laundry Detergent (Tide High Efficiency) 170 oz (110 loads) $17.989 Costco $0.1058/oz, $0.1635/load

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Lighting

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
4-11-16 LED Light Bulb (FEIT Electric Warm White 3000K) 40w/4.8w $16.3016 Cole Hardware E12 Candelabra bulb, dimmable
9-4-15 LED Light Bulb (FEIT Electric Warm White 3000K) 60w/9.5w $7.065 Safeway Must buy 2 at this price
9-2-15 LED Light Bulb (GE Soft White 2700K) 40w/7w $9.78 Walgreens Good replacement for traditional 40w bulb
9-2-15 LED Light Bulb (Living Solutions Soft White 3000K) 60w/9.5w $11.95 Walgreens 300K extra makes for good task lighting

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Medication

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
9-20-15 Acetaminophen (Safeway) 500 mg x 50 $7.60 Safeway $0.152/pill, $0.0003/mg
12-19-15 Clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF for Ringworm) 0.42 oz $14.2241 Walgreens $33.8669/oz
11-9-15 Naproxen (Aleve) 220 mg x 10 $2.4198 Target $0.242/pill, $0.0011/mg

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Miscellaneous

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
11-9-15 Antacid (Tums Assorted Fruit Chewable) 24 tablets $2.3653 Target $0.0986/tablet
12-19-15 Antiperspirant (Dove cool essentials) 0.5 oz (14 g) $1.6316 Walgreens $3.2632/oz, $0.1165/g
9-18-15 Antiperspirant (Dove advanced care) 2.6 oz (74 g) $5.3546 Target $2.0595/oz, $0.0724/g
2-11-17 Dog food (Kirkland Signature Super Premium Dog Biscuits) 15 lbs (6.80 kg) $12.6103 Costco $0.8407/lb, $0.0525/oz, $1.8545/kg, $0.0019/g
3-17-16 Hydrogen Peroxide (CVS) 16 oz (473 ml) $1.62 CVS $0.1013/oz, $0.0034/ml
7-25-16 Liquid Plumr Full Clog Destroyer 32 oz (946 ml) $5.4203 Food Maxx 0.1694/oz, $0.0057/ml
11-9-15 Plastic spray bottle 12 oz $1.0573 Target  
5-16-17 Rubbing Alcohol (Walgreens) 32 oz (946 ml) $2.255 Walgreens $0.0705/oz, $0.0024/ml, 91%, w/ coupon, must buy 2
10-30-15 Rubbing Alcohol (Safeway) 16 oz (473 ml) $2.1641 Safeway $0.1353/oz, $0.0046/ml
10-30-15 Venus Fly Trap Small potted plant $6.5141 Safeway  

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Moisturizers

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
9-18-15 Aloe Vera Gel (Fruit of the Earth) 2 oz (56 g) $1.0841 Target $0.5421/oz, $0.0194/g
11-9-15 Lip balm (Vaseline) 0.25 oz (7 g) $2.3871 Target $9.5484/oz, $0.3410/g
2-15-17 Lotion (Vaseline intensive care) 20.3 oz (600 ml) $7.0903 Target $0.3493/oz, $0.0118/ml
3-22-16 Lotion (Vaseline intensive care) 20.3 oz (600 ml) $9.7766 Safeway $0.4816/oz, $0.0163/ml
12-19-15 Lotion (Vaseline intensive care) 10 oz (295 ml) $4.6976 Walgreens $0.4698/oz, $0.0159/ml
9-18-15 Petroleum Jelly (Vaseline) 1.75 oz (49 g) $1.6097 Target $0.9198/oz, $0.0329/g

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Office

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
4-4-16 Clasp Envelopes 9″ x 12″ x 8 envelopes $3.80 Walgreens $0.475/envelope

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Soap

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
3-19-16 Dove Beauty Bar White 4 oz x 16 $17.3891 Costco $0.2717/oz, $1.0868/bar
7-25-16 Ivory 4 oz x 10 $6.0773 Food Maxx $0.1519/oz, $0.6077/bar
7-25-16 Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap 56 oz (1.65 L) $7.5446 Food Maxx $0.1347/oz, $0.0046/ml

Tissue/Toilet Paper

Date Item Size Price Location Notes
12-31-15 Facial Tissue (Kleenex) 230 sheets x 10 $15.089 Costco $1.5089/box, $0.0066/sheet
7-23-16 Paper Towels (Brawny Pick-a-Size 2-ply) 156 sheets x 12 $15.79 Costco $1.3158/roll, $0.0084/sheet, $0.0184/sq.ft
3-19-16 Paper Towels (Kirkland Signature Create-a-Size 2-ply) 160 sheets x 12 $17.1716 Costco $1.4310/roll, $0.0089/sheet, $0.0167/sq.ft
6-5-17 Toilet Paper (Cottonelle Ultra ComfortCare) 45 rolls x 225 sheets $18.6465 Costco $0.4144/roll, $0.0018/sheet
12-31-15 Toilet Paper (Charmin Ultra Soft) 30 rolls x 231 sheets $19.789 Costco $0.6596/roll, $0.0029/sheet

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