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Monday, September 3, 2012

My Massive Sunday Haul, 9/2/12



The second I walked into Rite Aid today, I heard someone bitching to the manager about their +Up Rewards not printing. AND SO IT BEGINS. Mine did print, because I had the foresight to call corporate a couple of days earlier. But I still won't be able to use them til Monday. There's several more deals I want to do, so I'll be sure to stop by again then. For instance, I fortunately remembered that I had some manufacturer coupons for the Similasan eye drops that I had left at home. So I didn't buy that today. CRISIS AVERTED.

It was a miracle I was able to find any of the Poligrip at Rite Aid; people have already been buying them up just because they're free, but this week they're a freakin' moneymaker! Hopefully I'll be able to find a couple more. The NatureMade Vitamin B I purchased rung up as BOGO Free instead of 50%, which is awesome except that it screws up my plan for getting the +Up Reward! I also screwed up the math on the Almay and didn't get it, only to learn that it's actually going to be a moneymaker. I better be able to find some of THAT tomorrow!

ANYWHO, as you can see Rite Aid took up a lot of my time today, so it's actually kind of a good thing CVS had such a crappy week. Also, Staples gave me more free paper and pens. Thanks, Staples.


Staples:

Bought 4 Bic Roundstic Ballpoint Pens, 8 pk $0.25 each, regularly $1.99 each
Used 1 $1.00/2 manufacturer coupon from SS 7/29
Final Price: 4 Free

Bought 2 HammerMill Copy Plus Copy Paper $6.99 each, regular price
Buy 1, Submit for $4.99 Easy Rebate, Limit 2
Used 2 $2.00/1 HammerMill Copy Plus Copy Paper Ream Internet printable coupons (Staples.com)
Paid $9.98, Submitted for $9.98 Rebate
Final Price: 2 Free

Bought 6 RoseArt Crayons, 24 pk or Colored Pencils, 15 pk $0.50 each, regularly $0.65 each
Used 2 $1.00/3 RoseArt products from RP 7/29
Final Price: $1.00 ($0.17 each) for 6

 $ 25.84  Shelf price
-     7.00  Coupons
-     7.86  Discounts
=$10.98 Out of pocket cost
-     9.98  Rebate submitted for
=$  1.00  96.1% savings off shelf price
+    0.84  Sales tax
=$  1.84


Rite Aid:

Bought 2 Samy Fat Foam Hair Color $7.99 each, regularly $9.99 each
With 20% Gold Discount
Used 2 $5.00/1 In-Ad coupons
And used 2 $5.00/1 Samy Fat Foam Hair Color Internet printable coupons (Facebook.com; SamySalon.com)
Final Price: $4.00 MONEYMAKER

Bought 4 Revlon Emery Board Sets $1.25 each, regular price
BOGO 50%
Buy 2, Receive $3.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2

Paid $3.75, Received 2 $3.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: $2.25 MONEYMAKER

Bought 2 Super Poligrip, 0.75 oz $2.49 each, regular price
BOGO 50%
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2

Used 2 FREE Super Poligrip product, 0.75 oz, up to $2.60 from RP 8/26
Paid $0.00, Received $2.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $2.00 MONEYMAKER

Bought 1 Bausch & Lomb Re-nu Sensitive Multi-Purpose Solution, 12 oz Bonus Pack $7.59, regularly $9.49 (Sale price $8.99)
With 20% Gold Discount
Buy 1, Receive $7.00 +Up Reward, Limit 1
Used 1 $2.00/1 Renu Fresh or Renu Sensitive Multi Purpose Solution, 12 oz or Larger (Renu.com)
Paid $5.59, Received $7.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: $1.41 MONEYMAKER

Bought 2 Carefree Pantiliners 18 ct $1.59 each, regular price
BOGO 50%
Buy 2, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 2 $0.50/1 manufacturer coupons from SS 8/26
Paid $1.38, Received $2.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: $0.62 MONEYMAKER

Bought 2 Infusium Hair Product $4.99 each, regularly $7.99 each
Buy 1, Receive $3.00 +Up Reward, Limit 2
Used 2 $2.00/1 Infusium August Adperk coupons 
Paid $5.98, Received 2 $3.00 +Up Rewards
Final Price: 2 Free

Bought 1 Sani-Hands Hand Sanitizing Wipes, 50 ct $2.99, regularly $4.49
Buy 1, Submit for $2.99 Single Check Rebate, Limit 1
Paid $2.99, Submitted for $2.99 Single Check Rebate
Final Price: Free

Bought 1 L.A. Looks Hair Gel $2.99, regularly $3.99
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 +Up Reward, Limit 1
Used 1 $1.00/1 L.A. Looks Hair Products from RP 8/19
Paid $1.99, Received $2.00 +Up Reward
Final Price: Free

Bought 2 Colgate Total or Total Advanced Toothpaste $2.99 each, regularly $3.79 each
Used 2 $2.00/1 In-Ad Coupons
And used 2 $1.00/1 any Colgate Toothpaste, 4oz+ from SS 8/26
Final Price: 2 Free

Bought 2 Nature Made Vitamin B-12 1000 mcg 50 count $7.29 each, regular price
BOGO 50% BOGO Free! (at least for the Vitamin B)
Spend $30.00, Receive $15.00 +Up Reward, Limit 3
Used 2 $2.00/1 Internet printable coupons (RiteAid.com)
And used 2 $1.00/1 Adperk coupons (RiteAid.com)
Final Price: $1.29 ($0.65 each) for 2

$  89.25  Shelf price
-   43.73  Coupons
-   26.60  Discounts
=$18.92  Out of pocket cost
-   25.00  +Up Rewards received
-     2.99  Single Check Rebate submitted for
=$  9.07  MONEYMAKER

What I actually paid: $18.92 - $18.00 in previous +Up Rewards + $1.59 sales tax= $2.51 paid out of pocket. Walked away with $25.00 in new +Up Rewards and submitted for $2.99 Single Check Rebate.


Walgreens:

Transaction 1:

- Bought 1 Crest Pro-Health Mouthwash, 33.8 oz Pro-Health Clinical Rinse or 3D Arctic Fresh Rinse, 16 oz $3.99, regularly $6.79
Buy 1, Receive $3.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $1.00/1 Crest Rinse 450 mL or larger from PG 8/26 or previous product insert
Paid $2.99, Received $3.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

- Bought 2 Scope Dual Blast or Outlast Mouthwash $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $4.29 each
Buy 2, Receive $3.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 2 $1.50/1 Scope Mouthwash, 710 mL or larger from PG 8/26
Paid $3.00, Received $3.00 Register Reward
Final Price: 2 Free

- Bought 1 Alteril Sleep Aid Liquid Shots, 2 oz 2 pk $4.99, regularly $6.99
Buy 1, Receive $5.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Paid $4.99, Received $5.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

- Used 1 $10.00 Register Reward from previous transaction

Paid $0.98, Received $3 + $3 + $5 Register Rewards

Transaction 2:

- Bought 2 Pure Protein Bars $0.99 each, regularly $1.99 each
Used 2 $1.00/1 Pure Protein Product Internet printable coupons (PureProtein.net)
Final Price: 2 Free

- Bought 2 Aussie or Herbal Essences Hair Care, 6-14 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $3.99 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 1 Crest Pro-Health Mouthwash, 33.8 oz Pro-Health Clinical Rinse or 3D Arctic Fresh Rinse, 16 oz $3.99, regularly $6.79
Buy 1, Receive $3.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 1 $1.00/1 Crest Rinse 450 mL or larger from PG 8/26 or previous product insert
Paid $2.99, Received $3.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

- Bought 1 Maruchan Ramen Noodles $0.19, regularly $0.39

- Used 1 $5.00 Register Reward from Transaction 1

Paid $1.16 + $0.36 sales tax = $1.52, Received $3 + $2 Register Rewards

Transaction 3:

- Bought 2 Purex 2X Liquid Laundry Detergent, 33 Loads $1.99 each, regularly $5.99 each
Used 2 $1.00/1 Internet printable coupons  (FreeSamplePurex.com)
Final Price: $1.98 ($0.99 each) for 2

- Bought 1 Alteril Sleep Aid Liquid Shots, 2 oz 2 pk $4.99, regularly $6.99
Buy 1, Receive $5.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Paid $4.99, Received $5.00 Register Reward
Final Price: Free

- Bought 1 Maruchan Ramen Noodles $0.19, regularly $0.39

- Used 2 $3.00 Register Rewards from Transaction 1

Paid $1.16 + $0.24 sales tax = $1.40, Received $5 Register Reward

Transaction 4:

- Bought 3 Chex Mix $1.00 each, regularly $3.00 each
Buy 3, Receive $1.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 3 $0.50/1 Internet printable coupons (Coupons.com)
Paid $1.50, Received $1.00 Register Reward
Final Price: $0.50 ($0.17 each) for 3

- Bought 4 Classic Zone Perfect Bars $0.99 each, regularly $1.50 each
Used 2 BOGO FREE Internet printable coupons (ZonePerfect.com)
And use 2 $0.55/1 manufacturer coupons from SS 8/5 (exp 9/2)
Final Price: $0.88 ($0.22 each) for 4

- Bought 2 Aussie or Herbal Essences Hair Care, 6-14 oz $3.00 each, when you buy 2, regularly $3.99 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 1 Wexford 2-Pocket Folder $0.29, regularly $0.69

- Used 1 $5.00 Register Reward from Transaction 3

Paid $0.67 + $0.38 sales tax = $1.05, Received $2 + $1 Register Rewards

Transaction 5:

- Bought 2 Mucinex, 14 or 20 ct $10.99 each, regularly $16.99 each
Buy 2, Receive $3.00 Register Reward, Limit 1 per transaction
Used 2 $1.00/1 Mucinex Product Internet printable coupons (Facebook.com)
Paid $19.98, Received $3.00 Register Reward
Final Price: $16.98 ($8.49 each) for 2

- Bought 5 Wexford 2-Pocket Folders 5/$1.00

- Used 1 $2.50 Register Reward from previous shopping trip, as well as 1 $1.00, $3.00, and 2 $2.00 Register Rewards from previous transactions (I used them ALL.)

Paid $10.48 + $0.06 sales tax = $10.54, Received $3.00 Register Reward

$121.27  Shelf price
-   21.58  Coupons
-   48.94  Discounts
=$50.75  Out of pocket cost
-   27.00  Register Rewards Received
=$23.75  80.4% savings off shelf price

What I actually paid: $50.75 - $12.50 in previous Register Rewards - $24.00 in today's Register Rewards + $1.04 sales tax = $15.29 - $7.18 from previously earned prescription gift card = $8.11 paid out of pocket. Walked away with a new $3.00 Register Reward. Man am I gonna miss those free prescription gift cards!


CVS:

Bought 1 Gillette Fusion Ultra Sensitive Hydra Gel, 2.5 oz $1.78, regularly $2.37
With 25% off CVS coupon received via email
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 1
Paid $1.78, Receive $2.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: $0.22 MONEYMAKER

Bought 1 Tampax Radiant Tampons 32 ct $6.99, regularly $8.99
Buy 1, Receive $2.00 Extra Bucks, Limit 1
Used 1 $2.00/1 manufacturer coupon from inside previous product insert
And used 1 $1.00/1 CVS coupon that previously printed from Magic Coupon Machine
Paid $3.99, Received $2.00 Extra Bucks
Final Price: $1.99

*NOTE: There's a $3/1 manufacturer coupon for the Radiant in THIS larger package!*

 $11.36  Shelf price
-   3.00  Coupons
-   2.59  Discounts
=$5.77  Out of pocket cost
-   4.00  Extra Bucks Received
=$1.77  84.4% savings off shelf price

What I actually paid: $5.77 - $5.00 Beauty Club Extra Bucks earned from buying all that Pantene and Biore last week + $0.11 sales tax = $0.88 paid out of pocket. Walked away with $5.00 new Extra Bucks (including 1 $1.00 Green Bag Tag Reward)

Harris Teeter:

Bought 2 Kraft Chocolate Cream Indulgences $1.67 each, regularly $2.99 each
Used 2 $0.75 Internet printable coupons (Coupons.com)
Final Price: $0.34 ($0.17 each) for 2

$  5.98  Shelf price
-   3.00  Coupons
-   2.64  Discounts
=$0.34  94.3% savings off shelf price


$253.70  Total Shelf Price
-   78.31  Total Coupons
-   88.63  Total Discounts
=$86.76  Total Out of Pocket Cost
-   68.97  Total Rewards/Rebates Received/To be Received
=$17.79  93% Savings Off Total Shelf Price

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