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CVS Shopping Trip 11/24! November 28, 2010

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First Transaction

2 Colgate Sensitive toothpaste 6 oz. $3.99 each

2 Carmex $.99 each

$.30/1 coupon

1 Old Spice Fresh Collection deodorant $4.00

Total Cost: $7.74 (after using $7 in Extra Care Bucks)

Total Savings: $12.39 and earned $12.97 in Extra Care Bucks

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Second Transaction

1 Philips Earphones $6.99

1 Eucerin lotion $6.99

Total Cost: $2.09 (after using $11.98 in Extra Care Bucks)

Total Savings: $15.97 and earned $13.98 in Extra Care Bucks

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Third Transaction

1 Listerine pocket packs $2.99

2 3 Musketeers king size $1.59 each

3 Milky Way king size $1.59 each

2 Reeses Dark $.79 each

3 Reeses $.79 each

Total Cost: $1.81 (after using $13.98 in Extra Care Bucks)

Total Savings: $16.48 and earned $14.89 in Extra Care Bucks

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Fourth Transaction

2 Ferrero Rocher chocolates $1.50 each

2 Herbal Essences shampoo $3.99 each

2 $.50/1 coupons

2 Renpure shampoo $4.99 each

1 Butterfinger $.89

2 Trident layers $1.49 each

$5/$25 CVS coupon

Total Cost: $5.48 (after using $17.88 in Extra Care Bucks)

Total Savings: $25.87 and earned $17.96 in Extra Care Bucks

 

Shopping Trip 11/20! November 20, 2010

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Walgreens

3 M&M’s milk chocolate 12.6 oz. $2.50 each

$1/2 coupon

1 M&M’s almonds 9.9 oz. $2.50

3 Scotch Tape $.49 each

Total Cost: $11.36

Total Savings: $7.36 and I got a $5 Register Reward back, so it was really only $6.36 for all of that! Not bad considering all the candy!

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CVS

3 Ragu 26 oz. 3/$5

1 Barilla spaghetti 16 oz. $1.67

Buy 2 Ragu, get any pasta free coupon

2 Lipton tea bags 100 count 2/$5

2 Almay mascara $8.49 each

$4/$20 CVS coupon from email

Total Cost: $24.78

Total Savings: $11.94 and I got back $7 in Extra Care Bucks! So that means I really only spent $17.78!

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Rite Aid

First Transaction:

3 Libby’s canned pumpkin 15 oz. $1 each

3 Ocean Spray cranberry sauce 14 oz. $1 each

4 Green Giant vegetables 14.5 and 15.25 oz. $1 each

Total Cost: $10.20

Total Savings: $4.30 and I got back a $4 +Up reward!

Second Transaction:

4 Swiss Miss hot chocolate 10 count 4/$5

$.50/2 coupon

$4 +Up reward

Total Cost: $.60

Total Savings: $4.96 and I earned a $1 +Up reward!

 

Total Spent for the trip: $46.94

Total Saved for the trip: $28.56 and I am left with $5 in Register Rewards, $7 in Extra Care Bucks, and a $1 +Up reward!

 

Shopping Trip 11/10! November 10, 2010

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Walgreens

First Transaction:

2 Libby’s Pumpkin 15 oz. $1.79 each

in-ad coupon made them $.99 each

$1/2 coupon

Final Cost: $.98, or $.49 each

1 Walgreens Pure Honey 32 oz. $7.99

in-ad coupon made it $3.99

Final Cost: $3.99

Total Cost: $1.59

Total Savings: $10.10 since I also used a $3.50 Register Reward.

Second Transaction:

2 Libby’s Pumpkin 15 oz. $1.79 each

in-ad coupon made them $.99 each

$1/2 coupon

Final Cost: $.98, or $.49 each

Total Cost: $1.02

Total Savings: $2.60

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CVS

1 Maola milk gallon $3.49

1 Wonka bar $2.19

Total Cost: $.94

Total Savings: $5.90 since I used $5 in Extra Care Bucks.

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Total spent for the trip: $3.55

Total saved for the trip: $18.60

 

Shopping Trip 10/8-10/11! October 12, 2010

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Yes, it spans 3 days! There were several small trips, and I did not have time to do them all at once.

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Walgreens

First Transaction:

2 Nyquil Sinex $5 each

1 EOS Honeysuckle chapstick $3

Total Cost: $14.01

Savings: $4.47 and got back a $5 RR from the Nyquil and a $3 RR from the EOS.

Second Transaction:

Returned the 2 Nyquil because I forgot to use my coupons! So I got $10.78 back. This makes my savings for the first transaction only $.49.

Third Transaction:

2 Nyquil Sinex $5 each

2 $4/1 coupons = $8

Final Cost: $2, or $1 each

Total Cost: $2.78

Savings: $11.98

Fourth Transaction:

2 Werthers Caramel $2.29 with BOGO sale

$1/2 coupon

Final Cost: $1.29, or $.65 each

2 Brach Autumn Candy 2/$3

Total Cost: $1.70

Savings: $6.29, which includes the $3 RR from the first transaction. I also got a $1 RR from the Brach’s candy.

Fifth Transaction:

1 Schick Hydro 5 Razor $7.99

$4/1 coupon

Final Cost: $3.99

1 Reeses Pumpkin $.29

Total Cost: $3.92

Savings: $7.50, which includes the $1 RR from the fourth transaction. I also got a $4 RR from the razor!

Total Spent at Walgreens: $11.63

Total Saved at Walgreens: $26.26, which includes the $3 and $1 RR. I also was left with a $4 and $5 RR.

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Target

First Transaction:

5 Mott’s Plus Light Apple Juice $1.75 each

Total Cost: $8.83

Savings: $6.45 and I got back a $5 Target gift card!

Second Transaction:

5 Ben and Jerry’s pints $2.75 each

Total Cost: $8.93 because I used my $5 gift card.

Savings: $6.20 and I got back a $5 Target gift card!

Total Spent at Target: $17.76

Total Saved at Target: $12.65 and I still have a $5 gift card left!

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Rite Aid

First Transaction:

5 Kellogg’s Froot Loops 5/$10

2 $1.50/2 coupons

Final Cost: $7, or $1.40 each

Total Cost: $7.20

Savings: $12.45 and I got back a $2 +Up reward!

Second Transaction:

1 Crest 4 oz. $2.69

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $1.69

Total Cost: $1.90 because I used the $2 +Up Reward

Savings: $1.10 and I got back a $2.69 +Up Reward!

Third Transaction:

1 Dixie Plates 30 count $2

1 Dixie Plates 24 count $2

Total Cost: $1.62 because I used the $2.69 +Up Reward

Savings: $3.98 and I got back a $1 +Up Reward!

Total Spent at Rite Aid: $10.72

Total Saved at Rite Aid: $17.53 and I still have a $1 +Up Reward left to use!

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CVS

First Transaction:

6 Puffs $1 each

2 $.25/3 coupons = $.50

Final Cost: $5.50, or $.92 each

2 Charmin 16 Big Rolls $10 each

2 $.25/1 coupons = $.50

Final Cost: $19.50

$4/$20 CVS coupon

Total Cost: $22.17 using a $.50 ECB

Savings: $22.02 and I got a $10 ECB back!

Second Transaction:

15 Pepsi Product 2 Liters $1 each

Total Cost: $6.16 after using the $10 ECB.

Savings: $23.35 and I got back a $5 ECB!

Total Spent at CVS: $28.33

Total Saved at CVS: $45.37 with a $5 ECB left!

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Total for the Trip: $68.44

Total Saved for the Trip: $101.81

Total Rewards Left: Was $20, but now it’s $15 (I used the $5 RR on pictures I had developed)

 

CVS Shopping Trip 7/17! July 17, 2010

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I did 4 transactions so that I could use my Extra Care Bucks immediately.

First Transacation:

1 Complete Multipurpose Solution 12 oz. $7.99

Total Cost: $8.61

Savings: $2.00 and earned a $7.99 ECB.

Second Transaction:

1 Gillette Shampoo $1.24

3 Suave Body Washes 3/$5

Buy 1, Get 1 Free coupon took off $2.50 (since that was the regular price)

3 Suave Shampoos/Conditioners 3/$5

Total Cost: 1.58

Savings: $19.18, which included the $7.99 ECB. I also earned a $3 ECB from the Suave.

Third Transaction:

1 Head and Shoulders Shampoo $4.99

1 Head and Shoulders Conditioner $4.99

Buy 1, Get 1 Free coupon took off $4.99

Total Cost: $2.76

Savings: $9.99, which included the $3 ECB. I also earned a $2 ECB.

Fourth Transaction:

1 Maybelline Great Lash Mascara $4

1 Maybelline Volum’Express Mascara $6

Total Cost: $8.78

Savings: $4.98, which included the $2 ECB. I also earned a $3 ECB.

Total for the Trip: $21.73

 

CVS Shopping Trip 5/1! May 2, 2010

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1 Softsoap Nutri-Serum Body Wash $2.99

Total Cost: $3.22, and I used a $3 ECB from a previous week paying only $.22 out of pocket!

Savings: $2 and then I got a $2 ECB for a future purchase!

 

CVS Shopping Trip 4/12! April 14, 2010

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(picture of my stuff to come later)

4 12 pack Diet Coke 4/$13

Total Cost: $12.01 after using $2 ECB from last time!

Savings: $8.96, plus $3 ECB for next time makes it $11.96 saved!