Back in the 1980s my family (husband, two kids and I) would make the 1.5 hour car trek ‘up the island’ (nick name for traveling up Long Island peninsula, which is where we lived) and shop twice per year at Shop Rite’s bi-annual Can-Can sale. Click here for more info. Every six months (January and July) the supermarket chain (located in the northeast) would discount every single canned good item to more than 50% to 75% off. We made it into a bi-annual fun family event. The kids had a blast buying all the canned treats they could enjoy for the next six months. Stuff like fruit juices, tuna fish, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, snacks and treats to fill up their lunch buckets and dinner plates.
I’m happy to say that our family tradition of over forty years is still going strong today as it did back in the late 1980s. In fact, thanks in part to our current horrific inflationary times, we are even more committed to the Shop Rite Can-Can sale than ever. Especially now since the supermarket chain modernized and offers digital coupons for even more savings. We currently live only 12 miles away from our local Shop-Rite, so driving there is a breeze. If you do live within a two hour car ride, I still would highly recommend you get thee to a Shop Rite and stock up. The savings are terrific! The sale usually runs for 2 to 3 weeks. We will be going each week of the current can-can sale and stock up on whatever canned item is heavily discounted. This week we stocked up on the following items:
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