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Sunday, June 17, 2012

My Massive Sunday Haul, 6/17/2012


Not the best week in terms of savings. But I got a lot of normally expensive necessities! And the CVS Venus disposable moneymaker was AWESOME! I walked away with very few rewards; the next couple of weeks are going to be tough (except for Walgreens, where I picked up a $25 gift card last week for transferring a prescription.) I heart free money!

Rite Aid:

Bought 2 Colgate Max Fresh Toothpaste, 6 oz $2.99 each, regularly $3.99 each
Buy 1, Receive $2.50 +Up Reward, Limit 3
Used 1 $1.00/2 Colgate Toothpastes, 4.0 oz or larger from SS 6/3; SS 6/17
Paid $4.98, Received 2 $2.50 +Up Rewards
Final Price: 2 Free

Bought 1 Compound W or Wartner Freezing Wart Removers $10.99, regularly $17.99
Submit $10.00 Single Check Rebate, Limit 1
Used 1 $1.00/1 Compound W Product (Coupons.com)
or 1 $1.00/1 Compound W Product (bricks.coupons.com)
Paid $9.99, Submitted for $10.00 Single Check Rebate
Final Price: Free


Bought 4 Softsoap Premium Liquid Hand Soap, 8-8.5 oz $2.00 each, regularly $3.99 each
Buy 2, Receive $1.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 4 $1.00/1 Softsoap Brand Liquid Hand Soap Pump, 8oz or Larger (Colgate.com)
Pay $4.00, Received 2 $1.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $2.00 ($0.50 each) for 4

Bought 1 Mucinex Tablet Maximum Strength, 28 count $20.79, regularly $25.99
Bought 1 NeilMed Sinus Rinse $10.39, regularly $12.99
Both Discounts From 20% Gold Discount  
Buy Both, Receive $8.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 1 $3.00/1 NeilMed Sinus Rinse from SS 5/6
And used 1 $1.00/1 Mucinex Product (Facebook.com)
Paid $27.18, Received $8.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $19.18 ($9.59 each) for both

Bought 2 Febreeze with Gain Sprays $5.00 each, regularly $6.29 each
Bought 1 Charmin Basic Towels or Tissue $6.00, regularly $8.49
Spend $15.00, Receive $5.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 2 $1.00/1 Febreeze manufacturer coupons from PG 5/13
And used 1 $1.00/1 Charmin manufacturer coupon from previous product packaging
Paid $13.00, Received $5.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $8.00 ($2.67 each) for all three products

$101.98  Shelf price
-   13.00  Coupons
-   29.83  Discounts
=$59.15  Out of pocket cost
-   20.00  +Up Rewards received
-   10.00  SCR submitted for
=$29.15  71.4% savings off shelf price

*whimper*

What I actually paid: $59.15 - $8.00 in previous +Up Rewards - $20.00 in today's +Up Rewards + $1.80 sales tax = $32.95 paid out of pocket. Walked away with no new rewards.


CVS:

Bought 4 Gillette Venus Disposable Razors, 2-3 ct $11.99, regular price
BOGO 50%
Used 1 $10/$30 Gillette purchase CVS coupon from Magic Coupon Machine (printed every day last week)
And used 1 $4/$20 Beauty purchase CVS coupon from Magic Coupon Machine
And used 2 B1G1 Venus or Daisy Disposable, up to $14.99 from PG 6/3 (make sure they take off the full-price amount!)
And used 2 $2.00/1 Venus Disposable or Daisy Disposable from PG 5/13
Final Price: $6.02 MONEYMAKER (applied to the rest of my transaction)    

Bought 1 Electro Nyte Rehydration Shot, 2 pk $4.79, regularly $5.29
Buy 1, Receive $4.79 Extra Bucks, Limit 1 
Paid $4.79, Received $4.79 Extra Bucks
Final Price: Free
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Spend $30.00, Receive $10.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 1

Bought 5 Tide Liquid, 19-32 Loads $5.94 each, regularly $7.99 each (3 w/ Febreeze) and $8.39 each (2 Free & Gentle)
Used 5 $1.00/1 Tide Detergent from PG 5/13
Paid $24.70, Received $10.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: $14.70 ($2.94 each) for 5

*I confirmed the reward will print out under this scenario; no additional purchases needed. Tomorrow I am going to try a second deal based on new coupons that have printed, which can be found here.*

  $94.00  Shelf price
-   46.98  Coupons
-   23.55  Discounts
=$23.47  Out of pocket cost
-   14.79  Extra Bucks received
=$  8.68  90.8% savings off shelf price

What I actually paid: $23.47 - $10.00 in previous Extra Bucks - $4.79 in today's Extra Bucks + $3.57 sales tax = $12.25 paid out of pocket. Walked away with $10.00 in new Extra Bucks.


Walgreens:

Transaction 1:

- Bought 1 Colgate Total Gum Defense or Advanced Toothpaste, 4 oz $3.00, regularly $3.49
Buy 1, Receive $2.50 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $1.00/1 manufacturer coupon from inside previous package insert
Paid $2.00, Receive $2.50 Register Reward
Final Price: $0.50 MONEYMAKER

- Bought 2 Suave Naturals Shampoo or Conditioner, 15 oz $1.00 each, regular price
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction 
Paid $2.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: 2 Free

- Used 1 $3.00 Register Reward from previous shopping trip

Paid $1.00 + $0.30 sales tax = $1.30, Received $2.50 + $2.00 Register Rewards

Transaction 2:

- Bought 1 Colgate Total Gum Defense or Advanced Toothpaste, 4 oz $3.00, regularly $3.49
Buy 1, Receive $2.50 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $1.00/1 manufacturer coupon from inside previous package insert
Paid $2.00, Receive $2.50 Register Reward
Final Price: $0.50 MONEYMAKER

- Bought 1 Act II Popcorn, single pack $0.25, regularly $0.99

- Used 1 $2.00 Register Reward from Transaction 1 (Suave)

Paid $0.25 + $0.18 sales tax = $0.43, Received $2.50 Register Reward

Transaction 3:

- Bought 2 Suave Naturals Shampoo or Conditioner, 15 oz $1.00 each, regular price
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction 
Paid $2.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: 2 Free

- Used 1 $2.00 Register Reward from previous shopping trip

Paid $0.00 + $0.12 sales tax  = $0.12, Received $2.00 Register Reward

Transaction 4:

- Bought 2 Starbucks K-Cups Coffee, 10 pack $6.49 each, regularly $10.99 each
Used 1 $2.00/2 Starbucks Coffee K-Cup Packs (CouponNetwork.com)
And used 1 $3.00/$13.00 Starbucks Purchase (Coupons.com - zip 55555)
*Technically you'll be 2 cents short so YMMV with this coupon*
Final Price: $7.98 ($3.99 each) for 2

- Bought 3 Act II Popcorn, single pack $0.25 each, regularly $0.99 each

- Used 2 $2.50 Register Rewards from Transactions 1 & 2 and 1 $2.00 Register Reward from Transaction 3

Paid $1.73.

$  36.92  Shelf price
-     7.00  Coupons
-   12.94  Discounts
=$16.98  Out of pocket cost
-     9.00  Register Rewards Received
=$  7.98  78.4% savings off shelf price

Eep.

What I actually paid: $16.98 - $5.00 in previous Register Rewards - $9.00 in today's Register Rewards = $2.98 + $0.60 sales tax = $3.58 - $3.58 paid with $25 gift card received with transferred prescription = $0.00 paid out of pocket. Walked away with no new Register Rewards.


$232.90  Total Shelf Price
-   66.98  Total Coupons
-   66.32  Total Discounts
=$99.60  Total Out of Pocket Cost
-   53.79  Total Rewards/Rebates Received/to be Received
=$45.81  80.3% Total Savings off Shelf Price

Meh. I paid a whopping $45.20 out of pocket today. What was this, grocery shopping? Jeez.

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