Saturday, August 21, 2010

Rite-Aid Shopping Trip 8/21/10 = 81% Savings



Transaction 1



  • (2) Pantene Hairsprays 2/$7
    • Use (2) $1/1 coupons from the 8/1 PG
  • (2) St. Ives Body Wash $3.99 - On sale for BOGO Free
    • Use (2) $1/1 coupons from here
    • Use $1/1 coupon from July video values
  • (2) Revlon’s Cosmetics $4.00 and $3.65 – on sale for BOGO 50% off
    • Use (2) $1/1 coupon from 7/18 SS and 8/15 SS
  • (1) Rolaids Chews $1
    • Use $1/1 coupon from 6/6 RP
  • (2) Oral-B Cross Action TB $2.99 each
    • Use BOGO Free Coupon from the 8/15 RP
    • Use $0.75/1 coupon from the 8/1 PG
Total = $29.61 + tax = $30.55
       Use $5/$25 coupon
       Use $11.74 in coupons as detailed above
       Get $5.82 in discounts from Revlon and St Ives
Total = $7.99
       Use $5.50 in up rewards from last week
Pay $2.49 oop
       Get back $3 up reward from Pantene
                       (2) $1.50 up reward from Oral-B
                       $3 up reward from Revlon

Total cost = FREE + $1.01 moneymaker for everything

Transaction 2

  • (1) Box of Pampers (pull-ups or size 3) $19.99
    • Use $1.50/1 coupon from 8/1 PG
  • (1) 72 ct wipes $3.49
    • Use BO Diapers GO Wipes Free coupon
  • (1) Sea breeze Astringent $4.49
    • Use $1/1 coupon from the 8/8 SS  
Total = $27.97 + tax = $29.54
      Use $5/$25
      Use $5.99 in coupons as detailed above
Total = $18.55
      Use $9 in up rewards from previous transaction
Total oop = $9.55
      Get back $2 up reward from Pampers
                      $3 scr (single check rebate) from Sea Breeze
                      $1 up reward from Sea Breeze
Total cost = $12.55 for everything

Overall cost of both transactions was $60.09. After coupons, rewards, and scr the total came to $11.54 which is a 81% savings overall.

MIR = FREE Dryel from Wal-Mart

This deal is great, You may be able to make $4 out of it too! GO HERE TO GET YOUR COUPONS. Use (2) $2 off coupons. Then go buy a kit and a refil FROM WALMART! Then GO HERE AND FILL OUT THE REABTE FORM!
Purchase by August 31, 2010.
Submit for by September 30, 2010.
Allow 4-6 Weeks for delivery.

You can get the purchase price of a Dryel Kit AND the Dyrel refill back in a rebate check. Go to Wal-Mart and buy them (get a separate receipt to send in). Then you GO HERE and fill out this form, and they will mail you a Rebate Form to send in with your receipt and your UPC's. Not to bad. Then you wait 4-6 weeks, and you will get a check for the amount you submitted.
I have never tried Dryel before, so this might be the perfect opportunity!

Friday, August 20, 2010

FREE Sample of Playtex Sport

Wal-Mart is offering a free sample of Playtex Sport Tampons. CLICK HERE to claim yours now.

(Thanks CouponPro!)

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Smiths Shopping Trip 8/18/10 = 88% Savings


So my husband loves the granola bars and soups for his work, so we decided to go and grab some. Make sure you wipe your Fresh Values Card. I waited to do mine at the end so I could see the total and I think it was about $50 on the second transaction, after I swiped my card it took the e-coupons and adjusted the prices to show the sale prices. Here is how it went:

Transaction 1:

(1) Fiber One Granola Bar $2.49
(1) Nature Valley Granola Thins $2.49
(3) Nature Valley Nut Clusters $2.49
(2) Betty Crocker Potato Pouches $0.99 each
(1) Smart Balance Sour Cream $1.99

Total = $16.91 (tax included)
Use (1) $0.50/1 coupon for fiber one bars here or here
Use (1) $0.50/1 coupon for nv granola thins here or here
Use (3) $1.00/1 coupon for nv nut clusters from here and the 8/8 GM
Use (1) $0.50/2 coupon for the betty crocker potatoes (found peelie coupon on the boxes)
Use (1) $0.50/1 coupon for the sour cream from the 7/11 RP
$4.00 is taken off (8 participating items were bought, click here for more details)
Total comes down to $7.91
(I didn't realize, but I had some e-coupons on my smiths card for some of these items, and that took another $1.50 off.)
So my oop total for all of this was $6.41
Now that's pretty good, then a Catalina printed out for $3.50 off your next order because of the (5) Nature Valley Items!!! That brought my total down to $2.91 for everything. YEA! I figured that it should have cost $23.71 without coupons or FV card, thats a savings of 88%, and with 8 items that means that I only paid $0.36/item. So excited.

Transaction 2:

(2) Betty Crocker Potato Pouches $0.99 each
(2) Sobe Juice Drinks $0.98 each
(8) Progresso Soup $1.50 each
(1) Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough $1 (normally ($2.49)
(2) 1 Turtle and 1 BBQ Chex Mix $1.99 each
(2) Cheddar Chex Mix $1.79 each
(8) Gold Fish Crackers $1 each
(1) Smart Balance Milk $2.25 (marked down from $3.99)

Total  = $35.79 (tax included)
Use (1) $0.50/1 coupon peelie found on the boxes for the Betty Crocker Potatoes
Use (4) $0.50/2 coupons for the Progresso soup in the 8/8 GM
Use (2) $0.50/1 coupon for the chex mix here
Use (1)  $0.50/2 coupon for the cheddar chex mix in the 8/8 GM
Use (6) $0.75/1 coupons for the Goldfish Grahams from here
Use (1) $2/1 coupon for the milk from here or the 7/11 RP
These coupons and the ones that were on my fresh values card brought the total down to $13.29. Then I used the $3.50 Catalina from the previous transaction and it made our oop total $9.79 for everything. Calculating it at $13.29 for all of it, and considering, if we hadn't used our FV card or coupons, we would have paid $50.31, its a savings of abut 74% and an average of about $0.51 per item. I think that's awesome!

I was really excited about this trip. It was a lot of fun.We got a ton of snacks and soup for my hubby for work, and for me and my kiddos at home. :)

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Walgreens Shopping Trip 8/13/10 = 83% savings


First Transaction:

(1) Dial NutriSkin Body Wash (16 oz) $3.99
          Use $1/1 Printable Coupon here
(1) Schick Hydro Razor $7.99
          Use $5/1 Coupon (8/8 SS)
(1) Nail Polish $1.99
         Use $1/1 coupon from walgreens aug. booklet
(2) U by Kotex pads/tampons 2/$7
          Use (2) $1/1 coupons from 8/8 SS
          Use $2/1 coupon from walgreens aug. booklet (takes $4 off)
Total = $20.97 + tax = $22.28
Use coupons as above and total = $9.28
(I used my $5 catalina from last week and only paid $4.28 oop)
            Get back $3 catalina for the Dial Body wash
            Get back $2 catalina for the Razor
            Get back catalina good for FREE box of 18 ct. Playtex Tampons! (worth up to $4.99)
Makes the bottom line $4.29 and voucher for free box of Playtex Tampons.


Second Transaction:

(1) Dial NutriSkin Body Wash (16 oz) $3.99
        Use $1/1 Printable Coupon here
(1) Schick Hydro Razor $7.99
        Use $5/1 Coupon (8/8 SS)
(4) Mentos 15 piece $0.99 with in-ad coupon
        Use (2) $1/2 coupon from 7/18 SS
(1) 18 ct. box of Playtex Tampons $5.29
        Use catalina from previous transaction above = free
Total = $20.23 + tax = $21.51
Use coupons as above and total = $8.22
(I used a $5 catalina from last week and only paid $3.22 oop)
            Get back $3 catalina for the Dial Body wash

            Get back $2 catalina for the Razor
Makes the bottom line $3.22

So over all with both transactions I only paid $7.51 for everything. The numbers:
Totals with tax = $43.79. Which is an 83% savings and only $0.63 per item!!!

Target Coupon for Chef Boyardee = Money Maker

Whole Grain Chef Boyardee Money Maker at Target
Head on over to Target because they have cans of whole grain Chef Boyardee for just $0.99.  Use the following scenario to get these for free plus make money on them.
  • Buy 3 cans of whole grain Chef Boyardee for $0.99 each
  • Use three $1/1 Chef Boyardee Target coupons
  • Use $0.35/2 Chef Boyardee coupon from the 8/15 Smartsource insert
  • Final Price = Free + Overage
Thanks to The Thrifty Couple for this great deal

Monday, August 16, 2010

Sorry for being away - - - for the last week

I haven't done much posting here for the last week or so since I have had a lot of work to do for my home business. My oldest daughter also started Kindergarten a couple of weeks ago and that has thrown my whole schedule off. :)
So bare with me while I get things in order. Thanks for your patience.