Tuesday, April 08, 2008
I'm all flushed from my very first trip to CVS to work the extra care bucks program. There is still alot I need to learn, honestly and shamedly this is the first time I've EVER USED coupons!!! I am a pretty cheap person but I've just never quite grasped the concept. I'm still working on it as you will see below from the breakdown. Most of the stuff I normally wouldn't buy but I can use; the baby stuff will be given to my niece for her twins. We were able to start out this week as we amassed enough leftovers from a banquet for work that we didn't need to grocery shop this week. So I spent a total of 67.97 and received 20 ECB so effectively I spent $47.97 and received the items below; without Sales I would have spent $110.33. Not too bad for a beginner but I want to work up to where we can get most everything for free like the other smarties that I read.
Here is what I bought
Deal 1-Buy $25 in Baby Items get $10 ECB
CVS-Baby Wipes Reg price 2.99 SALE 2.50
CVS- Cotton Swap Reg Price 3.99 SALE 2.99
(2) Huggies Jumbo Pack Reg Price email@example.com SALE firstname.lastname@example.org
JJ Shea Butter Baby Wash Reg Price 4.29 SALE 2.99
I paid 26.46 without the sales it would have been 34.25
Deal 2-Buy $10 in Febreeze get 5 ECB
Febreeze Candle Reg Price 7.99 Sale 6.99 plus 2 Coupon
2 Febreeze Noticables Reg Price email@example.com Sale firstname.lastname@example.org plus 6.99 Coupon
I paid 11.98 without coupons and sale it would have been 23.97
If I had to do over I probably wouldn't have gotten the candle and saved $4 cause I would have still had over $10 in Febreeze before Coupons.
Deal 3- Buy 1 Excedrin get 1ECB
2 Excedrin Migrains Reg Price email@example.com Sale firstname.lastname@example.org Plus 2-2 Coupons
I got .02 cents back without coupons and sale would have been 9.58
Deal 4-Gillette Fusion-Buy 1 Get 3 ECB
Gillette Fusion 9.99- plus 2 coupon
I paid 7.99 without coupons and sale would have been 9.99 razor
If I had to do over I probably wouldn't have gotten this either.
Crest 2 for 5 used $1 Coupon 2-$4 Reg Price 5.98
Gillette Razors 2 sets of razors Reg Price $17.98 Sale 13.48 plus $4 coupons Paid $9.48
Oral B Toothbrush Reg Price 3.99 SALE 2.99 Coupon $1 Paid $1.99
Hopefully as I progress I will get better at this.