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Monday, September 17, 2012

My Massive Sunday Haul, 9/16/12



Ugh. No real moneymakers this week. I actually paid quite a bit out of pocket. Not happy about that. I guess with all these cleaning supplies I acquired I need to start finding time to actually clean, eh? Le sigh. At least I found my chocolate this time! mmmm chocolate...

Rite Aid:

Bought 4 Hershey’s Simple Pleasures, 5.6 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $4.49 each
Spend $6.00, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 4 $2.00/1 Hershey’s Simple Pleasures Chocolates, 5.6 oz from SS 8/19
Paid $4.00, Receive 2 $2.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: 4 Free

Bought 2 L’eggs Trouser Socks $3.49 each, regular price
BOGO 50%
Buy 2, Receive $5.00 +Up Reward, Limit 3
 
Paid $5.23, Received $5.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $0.23 ($0.12 each) for 2

Bought 2 L'eggs Trouser Socks $1.74 each, regularly $3.49 each, on clearance

*Okay, so this deal was a mess. I actually bought 6 total: 2 rung up correctly, 2 rung up as clearance, and 2 rung up at full price. I only received ONE $5.00 +Up Reward for all six. I've decided to keep the two clearance socks, since I need socks anyway, but I'm returning the two that rung up as full price with no reward. So those last 2 aren't included in this calculation (even though they're in the picture).*

Bought 2 Scope, 710 mL-1 L $3.83 each, regularly $4.79 each
With 20% Gold Discount (Sale price $4.29)
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 2 $1.50/1 Scope Mouthwash, 710 mL or larger from PG 8/26
Paid $4.66, Received 2 $2.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $0.66 ($0.33 each) for 2

Bought 4 Johnson & Johnson Naturals, 9 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $5.99 each
Buy 2, Receive $1.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 4 $1.50/1 Internet printable coupons (Facebook.com)
And used 2 $1.00/1 Adperk coupons (RiteAid.com)
Paid $4.00, Received 2 $1.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $2.00 ($0.50 each) for 4

Bought 2 Allegra 180 mg 24 Hour, 30 ct Allegra-D 12 Hour, 20 ct or Allegra-D 24 Hour, 15 ct $17.99 each, regularly $22.99 each
Spend $25.00, Receive $10.00 +Up Reward, Limit 1
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Single Check Rebate, Limit 1
Used 2 $7.00/1 Allegra, 30 ct or larger from SS 9/9 (exp 9/16)
Paid $21.98, Received $10.00 +Up Reward and submitted for $2.00 SCR
Final Price: $9.98 ($4.99 each) for 2

Bought 1 Biore Facial Cleanser $5.99, regularly $7.49
Bought 1 Biore Pore Strips, 8 ct $6.39, regularly $7.99
With 20% Gold Discount
Buy 2, Receive $5.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2

Used 1 FREE Biore Cleanser, when you buy any Biore Pore Strip, up to $7.00 from SS 8/12
Paid $6.39, Received $5.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $1.39 ($0.70 each) for both

Bought 6 Garnier Fructis Fall Fight Shampoo or Conditioner, 13 oz $3.99 each, regular price
BOGO 50%
Spend $15.00, Receive $5.00 +Up Reward, Limit 3

Used 6 $1.00/1 Garnier Fructis Shampoo, Conditioner or Treatment from RP 8/26
And used 2 $1.00/2 Adperk coupons (RiteAid.com)
Paid $9.94, Received $5.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $4.94 ($0.82 each) for 6

Bought 1 Schick Hydro 3 $7.67, regularly $9.59
With 20% Gold Discount (Sale price $8.99)
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 1 $4.00/1 manufacturer coupon from SS 8/19
Paid $3.67, Received $2.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $1.67

Bought 2 Olay Body Wash $4.79 each, regularly $5.99 each
With 20% Gold Discount
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 1 $3.00/2 Olay Bars or Body Washes, excluding Simply Olay and trial size from SS 9/16
Paid $6.58, Received 2 $2.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $2.58 ($1.29 each) for 2

$170.43  Shelf price
-   53.99  Coupons
-   46.51  Discounts
=$69.93  Out of pocket cost
-   41.00  Rewards received
-     2.00  SCR submitted for
=$26.93  84.2% savings off shelf price


What I actually paid: $69.93 - $60.00 in previous +Up Rewards + $5.17 sales tax = $15.10 paid out of pocket. Walked away with $41.00 in new +Up Rewards.


CVS:

Bought 2 Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste, 4 oz $2.99 each, regularly $3.79 each
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 2
Used 2 $1.00/1 manufacturer coupons from SS 9/9
Paid $3.98, Received $4.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: 2 Free

Bought 2 L’Oreal Ever Hair Care $6.00 each, regularly $6.99 each
Buy 2, Receive $5.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 1 (Excludes Clearance)
Used 2 $2.00/1 manufacturer coupons from RP 7/22 (exp 9/16); RP 9/9
Paid $8.00, Received $5.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: $3.00 ($1.50 each) for 2

Bought 4 Lysol Power & Free Cleaners, 22-32 oz $2.99 each, regularly $4.99 each
Bought 2 Lysol Bathroom Wipes, 35 ct $2.99 each, regularly $3.69 each
Bought 1 Finish Gelpacs 25 ct $4.00, regularly $7.29
Bought 2 Finish Powerball bonus packs, 10+5 ct $4.00 each, regularly $5.29 each
Spend $30.00, Receive $10.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 1
Buy 2 Lysol Items, Get 1 Lysol Wipes free up to $3.00 from SS 8/5

Used 4 $1.00/1 Lysol Power & Free products Internet printable coupons (Facebook.com)
And used 1 $0.50/2 Lysol Internet printable coupon (HomeSolutionsNews.com)
And used 2 $0.75/1 Finish Quantum from SS 8/19
or 2 $0.75/1 Finish Quantum Internet printable coupons (FinishDishwashing.com)
And used 1 $0.50/1 Finish Powerball Internet printable coupon (FinishDishwashing.com)
Paid $23.44, Received $10.00 Extra Bucks and submitted for $2.99 Rebate
Final Price: $10.45 for all 9 products

Bought 2 Physician’s Formula Cover Sticks $6.29 each, regular price
Spend $10.00, Receive $7.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 1
Used 2 $1.00/1 Physicians Formula Cosmetic product from SS 6/3; SS 8/12
And used 20% off CVS coupon (took off $1.32)
Paid $9.26, Received $7.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: $2.26 ($1.13 each) for 2

*My 20% off coupon should have taken off $2.51, but for some reason the amount is lowered by the use of a $5.00 Beauty Club and $1.00 Green Tag Reward in the transaction ($12.58 - $6.00 specialty rewards = $6.58 * 20% = $1.32.) My only solace is that both of these rewards are freebies for me, as I don't calculate earning them towards my savings.*

$  79.35  Shelf price
-   15.82  Coupons
-   18.85  Discounts
=$44.68  Out of pocket cost
-   26.00  Extra Bucks received
-     2.99  Rebate submitted for
=$15.69  80.2% savings off shelf price

What I actually paid: 44.68 - $6.67 in previous +Up Rewards - $16.00 in today's Extra Bucks + $3.20 sales tax = $25.21 paid out of pocket. Walked away with $10.00 in new Extra Bucks.


Walgreens:

Transaction 1:

- Bought 1 Blistex Moisture Melt Lip Care, 0.35 oz $2.00, regularly $2.89
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction 
Paid $2.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

- Bought 2 Aussie Hair Care, 6-14 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $4.49 each
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $3.00/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie products from RP 8/5
Paid $3.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: $1.00 ($0.50 each) for 2

- Used 1 $3.00 Register Reward from previous shopping trip

Paid $2.00 + $0.36 sales tax, Received $2.00 + $2.00 Register Rewards

Transaction 2:

- Bought 1 Blistex Moisture Melt Lip Care, 0.35 oz $2.00, regularly $2.89
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction 
Paid $2.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

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

Paid $0.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward

Transaction 3:

- Bought 2 Glade Expressions Starter Kits, 7 oz $2.99 each, regularly $4.49 each
Buy 1, Receive $1.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $2.00/1 Internet printable coupon (bricks.coupons.com)
And used 1 BOGO Internet printable coupon (no longer available to print)
Paid $0.99, Received 2 $1.00 Register Rewards
Final Price: $1.01 MONEYMAKER

*NOTE: 2 $1.00 Register Rewards are currently printing again for this product, one a Register Reward and one a catalina. I did NOT get two rewards because I bought 2 in the same transaction. I would have gotten two rewards even had I only purchased one. Not sure how much longer this will go on.*

- Bought 2 Aussie Hair Care, 6-14 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $4.49 each
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $3.00/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie products from RP 8/5
Paid $3.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: $1.00 ($0.50 each) for 2

- Bought 2 Animal Pals Plush Toy $0.25 each, regularly $0.99 each (on clearance)

- Used 2 $2.00 Register Rewards from Transactions 1 and 2 (Blistex)

Paid $0.49 + $0.75 sales tax = $1.24, Received $2.00 + $1.00 + $1.00 Register Rewards

Transaction 4:

- Bought 2 Glade Expressions Starter Kits, 7 oz $2.99 each, regularly $4.49 each
Buy 1, Receive $1.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $2.00/1 Internet printable coupon (bricks.coupons.com)
And used 1 BOGO Internet printable coupon (no longer available to print)
Paid $0.99, Received 2 $1.00 Register Rewards
Final Price: $1.01 MONEYMAKER

- Bought 1 Blistex Moisture Melt Lip Care, 0.35 oz $2.00, regularly $2.89
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction 
Paid $2.00, Received $2.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

- Used 1 $2.00 Register Reward from Transaction 3

Paid $0.99 + $0.36 sales tax = $1.35, Received $2 + $1 + $1 Register Rewards

Transaction 5:

Bought 2 Mitchum or Lady Mitchum Antiperspirant/Deodorant, 1.5-2.7 oz $1.99 each, regularly $2/$7.00
Buy 1, Receive 1,000 Balance Rewards Points
Used 2 $0.75/1 Mitchum or Mitchum for Women product from SS 8/19 (exp 9/23) - regional, would have to be ordered
or $1.50/2 Mitchum Men or Women Product, excluding trial and multipacks from SS 9/16 - regional, would have to be ordered
Final Price: $2.48 ($1.24 each) for 2, Received 2,000 Balance Rewards Points (I actually received 4,000 points; I have no idea why. First time bonus, perhaps? *shrug*).

- Bought 1 Animal Pals Plush Toy $0.25, regularly $0.99 (on clearance)

- Bought 1 Nice! Baking Soda, 16 oz $0.59, regularly $1.29
With In-Ad Coupon, Limit 3

Used 1 $2.00 Register Reward and 1 $1.00 Register Reward from Transaction 4

Paid $0.32 + $0.26 sales tax = $0.58.

$   55.85  Shelf price
-   17.48  Coupons
-   20.57  Discounts
=$17.80  Out of pocket cost
-   14.00  Register Rewards received
=$  3.80  93.2% savings off shelf price

What I actually paid: $17.80 - $3.00 in previous Register Rewards - $11.00 in today's Register Rewards + $1.73 sales tax = $5.53 paid out of pocket. Walked away with $3.00 in new Register Rewards.

$  305.63  Total Shelf Price
-     87.29  Total Coupons
-     85.93  Total Discounts
=$132.41  Total Out of Pocket Cost
-     85.99  Total Rewards/Rebates Received/To be Received
=$  46.42  84.8% savings off shelf price

That's right, I'm pissed about only saving 84%. Wanna fight about it?!

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