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So I did two seperate transactions Transaction #1- 4 Kool aid Jammers-1.79 each 4box of betty crocker fuit snacks-1.75 each 2 motts applesauce packs-1.99 each 4 fruit pebbles-2.50 each 1 cinnamon tst crunch-2.50 4 windex cleaners-3.49 each 2 lrg bag of skittles-2.49 each 1 bag of starburst-2.49- skittles and starburst were buy 2 get one 2 lady mitchum-2.99 each 4 tooth brushes-.97 each 1 pork loin- 5.03 on speacial 2 off- 3.03 1 pork chop-4.08 4 starbucks ice coffee-2/$3 2 starbucks Fraps-2/$4 2 cokes-1.69 each 1 qt rubbermaid bottle-1.97 1 glade trash bags-3.44 4 airborne packs-.99 cents each Total before Q’s-$95 Coupons used- $10/$50 Grocery 4-50 cents off Kool-aid jammers 2- 50/2 betty crocker fruit snacks 2- $2/1 Mitchum 1-$2/1 glade mobile 1-$1 rubbermaid TQ 1- $1/2 skittles/starburst 1-$1/2 skittles/starburst Target Mobile 1-$2/3 windex products 1-$5/4 target coupon for windex $1/2 motts products 2- $1/2 fruity pebbles 1-.50/1 cinni tst crunch 1-$1.50/$3 colgate care target mobile 1-.50/1 glade garbage 3-$4/2 Strabucks coffees Cartwheel used- 50% off 20 oz coke 10% off post ceral 20%off rubbermaid 5% glade After Q’s and cartwheel-33.98 recieved $15 in GC-$ 18.98 Transaction #2 2 go go squeeze-$2 11 gatorades-.25 cents each 1-starbucks ice coffee-1.50 1-Frap starbuck-$2 1. colgate tooth brush-.94 cents 1-2qt rubbermaid-1.97 2-del monte oranges-$2.00 each 4-kool aid jammers $1.79 4-betty crocker fruit snacks-$1.75 2-nature valley biscuits $2.50 2-lucky charms-$2.50 2-Trix $3.29 1-Cinni tst crunch $2.50 total before coupons-$55 Coupons used= $10/$50 Target Q 4-.50 kool aid jammers 2-$1/2 fruit snacks 2-.50 nature valley 2-$1/1 go go squeeze 2-.50/1 trix 1-.50 /cinni 1-$1/2 Gm cereal 1-$1/1 colgate care mobile 1-$1/1 rubbermaid target 2-.75/1 del monte 1-$1/2 del monte target Q 1-$4/2 Starbucks coffee Cartwheel- 10% off nature valley buiscuits 10 % off lucky charms 20% off rubbermaid= Total after 22.06 recieved $10 gift cards- 12.06
Bought 2 Children’s Advil, originally $5.99 was on sale for $2.98 each, used 2 $1.50/1 (coupons.com) and 1 $3/2 (sunday paper) = 0.04 MONEYMAKER
Bought 1 Up&Up Qtips, was $1.59, had 5% cartwheel = $1.51
Bought 2 Clean & Clear facewash, used $1.10/1 (coupons.com) and $1/2 (target.com) plus 5% Cartwheel = $6.98 ($3.49 each)
Bought 1 Tresemme Keratin Shampoo, 1 Tresemme Keratin Conditioner, 1 Tresemme Keratin Heat Treatment, and 1 Tresemme Dry Shampoo spray, used 1 $7.99 off keratin heat treatment when you buy the shampoo and conditioner (coupons.com) and received $5 gift card when you buy 4 = $11.97
Paid $16.03 OOP after taxes, minus the $5 gift card making this trip $11.03
coupons used – dg in store coupon for renuzit b3g3 free. -mf coupon for renuzit 1$ off 3. they stack. had them on sale for .85 cents. – in store dg coupons .50 off pinesol. on sale for 1.75. -mf coupon for herbal essence body wash 1$ off one. on sale for 2.50 each. -mf coupon for pantene styling product 2$ off 1. found on clearance for 3.35. -mf coupons for colgate 1$ off 1. so they were free! total 35.13. only paid 8.94 o.o.p!
Today I stopped by Kroger to take advantage of some awesome deals:
-Bought 4 Off Clip on Mosquito repellants on sale @ $3.99,
used 4 $4/1 print coupon (coupons.com)= .01MM each!!!
- Bought 2 Kelloggs Frozen Waffles on sale @ $1.67 (3/$5),
used 2 $1.50/1 Eggo Waffles (printed from KFR website- had to redeem 1000pts)= $0.17/box
GRAND TOTAL: $0.30 OOP
- I think I shocked the cashier- he looked new, but took awhile to tell me the total because he had to do a double take! lol For those of you that love Kelloggs Family Rewards, now is the time to buy up on Eggo Waffles. I bought some additional boxes last week since Kroger had these on sale then as well. KFR has a 1000pt bonus when you enter 5 codes from Frozen Waffle boxes!!! That’s equals $1.50 coupon on your choice of many kelloggs items (tip: can be printed twice if you hit the back button= 2 $1.50 coupons for 1000pts!) If you don’t have any points racked up yet, there is also a $1/2 kelloggs frozen item in RP8/3, making the waffles $1.17/box= still an awesome deal, and if you buy 5 or more you get the 1000pt bonus!
I have to be honest; this wasn’t my favorite trip to CVS. I don’t know if it’s just me, but I feel like there haven’t been any really good deals at CVS in the last few weeks. Plus, it probably doesn’t help that I haven’t received any coupons in the Sunday paper for the last two weeks (I have been really bummed out about that).
The total was $107.31 for 29 items and I paid $49.43, which averaged out to be $1.70 an item
So, I started my CVS trip today with Manufacturing Coupons and $5 worth of CVS ECB’s. Here is want I got (broken down into 11 different transactions)…
4 lucky charms 1 cinnamon toast crunch 4 post it stickers 4 pens 4 highlighters 10 toothbrushes 10 Colgate toothpastes 2 brawny paper towels 2 St. Ives lotion 8 windex touch up 4 TRESemme conditioner 8 mentos 2 boxes for Krispy Kreme donuts 6 barilla Italian entrees Only paid $28.84 Coupon shopping is fun!!! Sorry!!! Next time ill write everything down on which coupons i used……
What I needed, paper goods. Bought enough Freebies to go to the cost of “need”.
Trans#1 through #8
Bought 1 Vitamin Water Energy drink 11.5 oz, reg price $2.29, sale price $1.50, no coupons used, received $1.49 Register Reward (RR). (RR should’ve been $1.50, but mine came out $1.49)
When I do many transactions, I go to the cosmetic or photo counter, the cashiers understand and prefer you to go to those counters rather than create a backed up line in the regular check out lanes.
Total OOP: $1.50 x 8 = $12.00
Total value of RR $1.49 x 8 = $11.92
Trans #9 “Need & filler items”
bought 1 Smile & Save toilet paper 16 ct, reg price $4.99, used $1/1×1 Walgreens Savings Book Coupon (WSBQ).
Bought 1 Cottenelle toilet paper 12 ct, reg price $4.99, used $0.50/1×1 MQ, AND used $1/1×1 WSBQ.
Bought 1 Scott Natural paper towel 6ct, reg price $4.99, used$0.75/1×1 MQ, AND used $1/1×1 WSBQ.
Total: 3.99 + 3.49 + 3.24 = $10.72 for “need” Quick math: take “need” cost, divided by value of RR, = # of Freeby (RR) items to purchase, round # up to next whole #. $10.72 / $1.49 = 7.19 round up =8 items. Next I take total value of RR and subtract the “need” cost to see what total value of filler items should be. $11.92 – $10.72 = $1.20 to spend on filler items. Now to figure out how many filler items I need. I add up all the coupons and RR I will use to pay. 5 coupons + 8 RR = 13 methods of payment. Means I need at least 13 items to purchase. I have “3″ items in my “need” purchase, so I know I have to have 10 filler items. $1.20 unused of the RR divided by 10 filler items, means look for items 12 cents each and this would be even. But I choose 7 Paper Mate mechanical pencils 5 ct, reg price $1.99, sale price $0.29 AND 3 Indec Cards 100ct, reg price $1.29, sale price $0.29.
Total cost of filler items $0.29 x 10 = $2.90.
Total Cost: “Need” 10.72 + “filler” $2.90 = $13.62. $13.62 – 11.92 RR = $1.70
Out Of Pocket (OOP) OOP Trans 1 – 8 was $12.00
and Trans 9 was $1.70.
So TOTAL OOP = $13.70
I am located in Illinois, headquarter state to Walgreens, that is until they move HQ to Ireland, I believe.
I was disappointed when Walgreens stopped the ability to use a MQ on a free item, but that hasn't stopped me from Walgreens' shopping. You can get great deals still, and they are right around the corner from me on "Happy & Be Well street". I have not run into a problem with them about using Register Rewards (RR).
I just make sure my total items purchased equals the total of coupons (manufacturers and Walgreens own coupons, as in the Walgreens Savings Book filled with their coupons (WSBQ) and RRs. If I use the WSBQ, even if it is only scanned once but applied to many other identical items, I count the applied use of that coupon in my total of coupons used.
Even though I don't think the deal I did here was a "wow", my brag was about wanting others to double check they're quantities of method of payments. If you don't have enough items, the register won't let it through, and the cashiers' simple answer might be this "new policy", which I'm not seeing yet.
So yes, I used 5 coupons. 2 MQ & 3 from the WSBQ, then the 8 RR =13. It never beeps at me this way.
Yes, I could use all the RR as forms of payments in one transactions, as long as total quantity of items equals total quantity Coupons (all types incl RR) and that total value of transaction is equal or greater than value of all coupons ( Again all types incl RR).
Yes, with this particular product, at my store, there was no limit of transactions to buy the Vitamin Energy water. one at a time. My store had hundreds of these on display in the front of the store, so buying 8 was nothing.
Thanks for the comments/ questions. I hope this helped.
Bought 2 bags of Werthers ( one regular one sugar free) on sale 2/$3.00 used 2 $1.00/1 coupons . 4 Mentos 4/$2.00. 4 Nestle Girl Scout Candy 2/$1.00 Used 2 $0.50/2 and 1 $1.00/4 (Adperk). 2 Cover girl single eye shadows $3.39 BOGO1/2 off Used 1 $3.00/2. 1 case of water $2.22 Used 3 +UP’s = $7.00. Total at check out $0.75
Finally found the Crayola Visi-Max dry erase markers at my Target. Bought 4 @ 3.99. Used Target Q $2/$10 Crayola, Cartwheel 20% off! and 4 $1.50/1 MQs. Also got 3 8 oz. Purell for $2.49 each used 2 $2/1 MQs and 1 $1/1 MQ, plus $1/1 Target Mobile. And got 2 Tresemme hair gel ($3.99 each) 1 shampoo, and one conditioner (4.99 each), used 4 $2/1 MQs and got a $5 gift card. Got 2 Rev wraps (3/$5), used $1/2 MQ abpnd $1/2 Target Q. Got 1 Barilla dinner $1.79, used $1/1 MQ and $.75/1 Target Q. Final cost $10.65 and received $5 gift card = $5.65
Heather Iram Faretra
They were with the scientific calculators and other dry erase markers a little away from the kids' school supply section. I had given up looking for them and stumbled on them by accident today. So glad I had my coupons with me!
WHERE?! I looked everywhere and couldn't find them!!
Gluten-Free Burrito reg.$3.39/sale $2.50
Used $2.00 off from Hopster
Thai Basil Noodles reg.$2.99/sale $2.19
Used $1.25 off from Hopster
Veri Organic Ginger Ale reg.$4.49/sale $3.00
Used $2.00 off from Mama Sprouts
Paid $1.00 or $0.25/can
Organic Bananas reg. 0.99/lb
Used $0.25 from Ibotta
Runa Organic Energy Drink reg. $1.99
Used $1.00 off from Ibotta
Jay Street Vanilla Coffee reg. $1.99
Used $0.50 off coupon from bottle &
Used $1.00 off from Ibotta