Couponing Adventure 8/7/11

Walgreens: $.86!

Walgreens Trip:

Transaction #1 –

  • Aussie Deep Conditioner, $3 ($3.99 regular)
  • Used FREE Aussie Product coupon from Facebook
    promotion
  • Paid $.21 in tax, got $1 RR

Transaction #2 –

  • Herbal Essence Conditioner, $3 ($3.99 regular)
  • Used FREE Herbal Essence Product coupon from
    Facebook promotion
  • Paid $.21 in tax, got $1 RR

Transaction #3 –

  • Crayons 24 pack, $1 ($2.29 regular)
  • Used $1 RR from above
  • Paid $.07 in tax, got $1 RR*

Transaction #4 –

  • Walgreens Packing Tape, $2.99 regular, $.99 with
    in-ad
  • Papermate Pens 10 pk, $.29
  • Used $1 RR from above
  • Paid $.37

Transaction #5 –

Total Spent: $.86

Total Saved (coupons, advertised savings): $15.27

CVS: $19.96

CVS Trip:

Transaction #1 –

  • Nature Made Fish Oil, $19.99 ($23.99 regular)
  • Used $1 printable coupon
  • Paid $18.99, got $10 ECB

Transaction #2 –

  • Pampers Baby Dry, $8.99 ($11.79 regular)
  • Snickers, $1.19 (if I had known about the
    clearance wipes I would have gotten them, instead opted for not leaving the
    counter)
  • Used $.50 coupon Pampers, $.25 CVS kiosk
    printout, and $10 ECB turned into $9.43 (baby getting fussy so I didn’t notice
    or I definitely would have gone and gotten something from the school supply
    area at least and completely skipped the Snickers)
  • Paid $.72 in tax, got $3 ECB

Transaction #3 – (originally had a different pack of CVS
wipes and cashier told me at this point about the clearance wipes)

  • Gift Wrap bags, $1.12 (clearance)
  • 3 packs of CVS Wipes, $.64 each (clearance)
  • Used $3 ECB from above
  • Paid $.25

Total Spent: $19.96

Total Saved (coupons, advertised savings): $30.14

*Lesson learned – always take the few minutes to tally your
transactions before you get to the register. I keep learning this the hard way
and those few cents can throw you off!

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