Friday, May 1, 2009

CVS: Free Dry Idea Deodorant

I gained a few more extra care bucks this week at CVS, so I decided to get some things I really needed today that were on sale week. There were many clearance items, especially in the deodorant isle. Dry Idea was marked down to $2 and I used a $2 printable from which made them free.

I purchased:

(2) Windex $2.50 ea (used 2 .75 mc's)
(2) Scrubbing Bubbles shower cleaner refills $5 ea(used a BOGO free printable from website)
(1) Dry Idea $2 ($2 printable) FREE!
(2) Neutrogena eye shadow pencils $4.49 & $4.74 clearance (used CVS $2 mailer on any Neutrogena cosmetics and $3/2 mc)
(2) Jergens Natural Glow lotion 2.0z $2.99 ($2 Jergens CVS coupon and 2 $2 printable) FREE!

Total: $32.21
Used $12ECB, $4 CVS coupons, $15.50 mc's
Final Total OP: .71 (.81 tax) $1.52
Received: $5ECB (Windex & Scrubbing Bubbles), $3ECB (Neutrogena)

CVS: Free Dry Idea Deodorant

Thursday, April 30, 2009

End of the Month Review

April went by so fast and now here comes May! Did you take advantage of the .31 cent scoops last night at Baskin Robbins? My family loved it!

I completed one month of blogging and so far its gone well. I hope you have benefited from the deals that I've posted. My goal is try to post a deal each day...there were some great ones this month!

I've had so many favorite deals this month, its hard for me to pick one. I can say that I've kept my grocery bill down to $55/week this month...which my husband loves!

If you've had a great deal or find this month...please post a comment! I'd love to hear from you.

Thanks so much for following my blog & we'll see what May has to bring!

Target: .39 Cereal

Target has Special K cereal and crackers on sale this week for $2.39 ea. When you buy 5 boxes you receive a $5 Target gift card.
Go here:
And Here:

Print multiple coupons and you can get each box for .39cents!

Here's the scenario:
Buy (5) boxes @ 2.39 and use (5) $1 coupons
Total: $6.95
Receive $5 gift card
Final total: .39 ea

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

.31 Scoop Night 4/29

Baskin Robbins will have 31 cent scoop night from 5-10 pm tomorrow!
Here are the details:

Free kid toothbrushes

CVS has Zooth kid toothbrushes (they are made by Oral-B) for $1.99 this week and you receive $1ECB for buying them. Limit 2 per household. There are BOGO free coupons out there that expire 4/30. I only found Barbie & Hot Wheels ones.

Buy (2) @.1.99 ea
use BOGO free coupon
total: $1.99 (plus tax)
Receive $2ECB...FREE!

Rolling RR's @ Walgreen's

I went to 2 different Walgreen's this morning hoping to get more Nivea body wash, but both stores were sold out! I plan to check back later in the week and hopefully get more. But, I was able to get a few things and Walgreen's "paid" me $6 in RR to take them out of the store!

1st transaction:
(1)Bayer Contor Diabetic Monitor $14.99 (used $30 mc and adjusted to $14.99) FREE
( I donate the monitors to charity or give to family memebers who may need them)
(1) Bayer Quick Release $2.49
(Used $2RR)
Final Total OP: .49
Received $5RR (Monitor) and $2.50 RR (Bayer)

2nd transaction:
(1) Bayer Quick Release $2.49 (found a $1 mc near the product display)
(1) Hallmark Mother's Day card .99
(Used $2RR)
Final Total OP: .48 (.5 tax) .53
Received: $2.50RR (Bayer)

Overall, I paid $1.02 in tax to cover my items and I used $4 in RR...
Received $10 in RR to use for next time!

Monday, April 27, 2009

Spring Clothes

I love shopping for new clothes in the spring, especially for me! I plan to take advange of these deals this week too.

Go here and fill out the survey:
You'll receive a $10 coupon for any purchase at DOTS. I've never shopped there, but I may have to give it a try to get a new pair of earrings or something! A DOTS recently opened in a new shopping mall in Midlothian (Westchester Commons). My coupon expires 5/11, but unsure how long the survey will be available.

One of my favorite stores, Ann Taylor Loft, will have a Friends & Family sale 4/28-5/3
Go here:$LIBIIIa/doc.html?&email=mommysavesbig to print a 30% off your entire purchase coupon.

Happy Monday!

Last night after I clipped all of Sunday's inserts, I decided to take all of the 4/30 expiring coupons out of my coupon folder. I try to do this at least a week before the month ends. I realized that I had many coupons that were expiring that I really wanted to use and take advantage of for this week's deals.

So today I made quick trips to Walmart, Walgreen's & CVS!

TOTAL COST for 30 items above (before coupons): $55.76
My Final OP (out of pocket) total: $14.27
(In addition, I received $2RR from Walgreen's & $4ECB from CVS)
(1)Snuggle cashmere fabric softener bottle $4 ($2 printable)
FP: $2
(1) Snuggle dryer sheets $1.87 (1 mc)
FP: .87
(2) V8 Fusion juices $2.98 (2 $2 printables)
FP: .98 ea
(1) Kashi frozen meal $3.28 (mc for a FREE entree for signing up at their website)
(1) 1/2 gallon milk $1.50
(1) Thomas English muffins $1.97 ($1 mc from All You magazine)
FP: .97
(1) Arnold Honey wheat bread loaf $2.24 ($1 mc from All You magazine)
FP: $1.24
(2) Crunch & Munch snacks $1 ea (2/$1 mc)
FP: .50 ea
(1) Starkist tuna creation $1.48 ($1 mc from All You magazine)
FP: .48
(1) Caprisun pack $1.97 ($1 mc)
FP: .97
(4) Macaroni & Cheese crackers $1ea (2/$1 mc)
FP: .50 ea
Subtotal: $29.27
Final Total: $11.99 (.88 tax) $12.87

(3) Hallmark gift wrap .39 ea after IS coupon
(4) Campbell's soup .59 ea after IS coupon (used 2/$1 printable)
(1) Ecotrin $2 (used $2.25 printable)

Subtotal: $5.53
Total OP: $1.28 (.6 tax) $1.40
Received $2RR

(1) Honey Bunches of Oats cereal $2.50 (used $2 printable)
(1) Schick Intuition razor $8.99 ($4 mc)
(2) All Small & Mighty HE detergent $7.49 BOGO free (used 2 $1 printables)
(2) CVS brand chocolate covered peanuts (used $2/2 CVS coupon from scanner) FREE!

Subtotal: $20.96
used $6.89 ECB's, $2/$10 CVS purchase coupon, & $10 in man. & CVS coupons
TOTAL: $2.07 - (.39 tax) $2.46 on CVS gift card, no out of pocket cost
Received $4ECB (Schick razor)

Sunday, April 26, 2009


I hope everyone had a great weekend!

I made a quick trip to Walgreen's to make sure I got a jump start on the Nivea body wash deal.
I plan to stock up on the Nivea this week!

Today's purchase:
(1) Nivea Body Wash $4.99 (used $1 mc )
(2) Ecotrin aspirin $2 (used $2.25 printable...this had to be adjusted to $2)
(2) newspapers $2 ea (the coupon inserts are pretty good this week)

Total: $5.24 (.45 tax) $5.69
Used: $2.50 RR from last week & $3 mc's
Received: $7 RR to roll for the rest of the week! ($5 for Nivea & $2 for Ecotrin)

Here are other Walgreen's deals I plan to take advantage of this week:

Campbell's Soup .59 after IS coupon
(use $1/2 printable print 2!
FP: .9 ea

Hallmark wrap or tissue paper .39 after IS coupon (limit 6 per transaction)

Listerine Mouthwash 2/$8 (use 2 $2 mc from today's insert)
Receive $4RR
FP: FREE after mc's & 4RR

Bandaids $3 & Neosporin $4 (use $1 mc's from today's inserts)
Receive $4RR when you spend $10
Scenario: Buy (2) Bandaids $6 & (1) Neosporin $4
Total: $10 (use 3 $1 mc's)
FP: $1 ea after mc's & $4RR

Bayer Quick Release Crystals: $2.49 (use $1 mc found at CVS)
Receive: $2.49 RR
FP: FREE + overage after mc!