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Shopping Trip 12/10! December 11, 2010

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Target

10 Smart Ones dinners $1.80 each

$4/10 Target coupon

$4/10 coupon

Minus Buy 4, Get 1 Free sale

Final Cost: $6.40 for all 10.. just $.64 each!

2 Kraft Philadelphia cream cheese $1.19 each

$.50/2 Target coupon

$1/2 coupon

Final Cost: $.44 each

2 Wheat Thins $2 each

$1/2 Target coupon

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $1 each

100 pack blank CD’s $11.99 (down from $23.89) — these were cheaper than a pack of 25!

Total Cost: $22.28

Total Savings: $32.10

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Rite Aid

8 Wet n Wild nail polishes (6 at $.99 each and 2 at $1.99 each)

$5/$10 coupon

Final Cost: $4.92 for all 8, plus got back $3 in +Up rewards making these $1.92 for all 8 polishes!

2 bags Holiday Reeses miniatures 2/$4

2 bags Holiday Hershey kisses 2/$4

Buy 2, Get 1 free coupon

$1/2 Hershey kisses

$1/2 December video values Reeses

$1/2 December video values Hershey

Final Cost: $3 for all 4, plus got back $2 in +Up rewards making these just $.25 per bag!

2 Aquafresh toothpaste 5.6 oz. $3.99 each

Minus Buy one Get one free sale

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $3, plus got back $2 in +Up rewards making these just $.50 each!

Total Cost: $11.61

Total Savings: $23.35 and left with $7 in +Up rewards

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Walgreens

1 Oscal 120 count $14.99

2 Nature’s Made prenatal vitamins 3o count $15.99 each (and no I am not thinking about having a baby, I just have low B12)

Minus Buy 1 Get 1 free sale

6 Hallmark 20 count white tissue paper $.99 each

3/$1 in-ad coupon

Final Cost: $2, plus got back a $5 Register Reward making this a $3 moneymaker!

Total Cost: $24.29 (I used a $4, $5 and $2.25 Register Rewards from the last shopping trip)

Total Savings: $31.18

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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 10/30! November 1, 2010

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Rite Aid

First Transaction:

11 bags of fun size candy (Hersheys, Reeses, Kit Kats, Snickers) 2/$5 = $27.50

3 $1/2 coupons = $3

$1.50/3 coupon = $1.50

$.50/1 coupon = $.50

Total Cost: $24.63 (but I used $7.38 off of a Rite Aid gift card I had gotten a while back from another purchase, so I only paid $17.25)

Total Savings: $21.39, and then got back a $10 +Up Reward!

Second Transaction:

1 gallon Milk $3.19

1 Cetaphil cleanser 8 oz. $8.49

$2/1 coupon

Final Cost: $6.49

$10 +Up Reward

Total Cost: $.24

Total Savings: $12.00

Total Spent at Rite Aid: $24.87 minus the $7.38 on the gift card = $17.49

Total Saved at Rite Aid: $33.39

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Walgreens

2 Mentos Gum 15 piece $1.69 each

in-ad coupon made them $.99 each

2 $1/1 coupons

Final Cost: 2 Free!

1 Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste 6 oz. $3.49

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $2.49

Total Cost: $2.89

Total Savings: $5.40, and I was left with a $3.50 Register Reward!

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Target

2 Kikkoman soy sauce $1.42 each

BOGO coupon

$1/1 coupon

Total Cost: $.48

Total Savings: $2.42

 

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)

 

Rite Aid Shopping Trip 7/17! July 17, 2010

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2 Stayfree 16 count overnight pads $3.99 each

Buy 1, Get 1 50% off sale took off $2.00

Buy 1, Get 1 Free coupon took off $3.99

Final Cost: $1.99, or $1 each

1 Always 14 count overnight pads $2.99

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $1.99

1 Crest 3D Vivid White toothpaste 5.8 oz. $2.99

$.75/1 coupon

Final Cost: $2.24

Total Cost: $7.15

Savings: $4.50

I have also submitted for two Single Check Rebates. The Always will get me a $1 SCR, making them $.99. And the Crest 3D Vivid White toothpaste will get me a $2 SCR making it $.24.

 

Rite Aid Shopping Trip 5/1! May 2, 2010

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First Transaction:

1 Claritin 12 hour Reditab 30 count $24.49

$5/1 coupon

$5/1 in-ad coupon

$5/$20 Rite Aid Video Values coupon

Total Cost: $11.39

Savings: $15.00

Second Transaction:

2 Finish Quantumatic Starter Kit $5.49 each

2 $3/1 coupons = $6.00

Final Cost: $4.98, or $2.49 each!

3 Clean and Clear Morningburst Cleanser $4.50 each

2 $2/1 coupons = $4.00

Final Cost: $9.50, or $3.17 each!

4 Ban Deodorant $10.46

$.40/1 coupon

$1/1 coupon

Final Cost: $9.06

$5/$25 coupon

Total Cost: $20.86

Savings: $16.40

Third Transaction:

1 Orbit Gum $1.00 (FILLER ITEM!)

2 Trident Gum $1.49 each (FILLER ITEMS!)

2 Benadryl Allergy 24 count $4.99 each

$5/2 coupon

Final Cost: $4.98

1 Sudafed PE 24 count $4.99

$1.50/1 coupon

Final Cost: $3.49

Total Cost: $8.69

Savings: $11.50

TOTAL OUT OF POCKET FOR THE TRIP: $40.94

However, I have submitted for several SCR. There is a $10 SCR on the 4 Ban Deodorants. And there is a $5 SCR on the 3 Clean and Clear products. Lastly, there is a $25 gift card when you purchase $50 towards the Allergy 2010 Rebate. I have purchased $39.96. I was going to get Zyrtec itchy eye drops but they were out. I did get a rain check though making them $12.99 and then a $2/1 coupon. That will get me to the $50 mark and get me the $25 gift card! I will have to pay $11 more, but in the end I will have spent just over $52 and I will get back $40 between SCR and the gift card! $12 for all of this!

 

Rite Aid Shopping Trip 4/13! April 14, 2010

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1 AMO Complete Multi Purpose Solution 12 oz. $7.99

Total Cost: $8.61

But I get back a $7.99 Single Check Rebate. So I got this just for the tax, $.62!