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I spotted a great find! Sure Deodorant is on sale 4/$5 use 4 $1 off from SS 8/17 making them .25 cents! Suave Professionals are on sale 2/$3 Use 2 $1 off 1 Suave Professionals RP 7/27 making them 2/$1; .50 cents each! Did two separate transaction so I took my sister with me (:
I love shopping at B&B but sometimes it’s just too expensive so I wait for coupons. I received a coupon for 1 free travel item, 20% off a total purchase plus 1 free candle and 1 free travel item with a purchase. I usually just go to get the free travel item but there was a sale on the C.O. Bigelow lip treatments and I’ve always wanted to get them. I ended up doing 2 transactions to maximize my savings.
1 C.O. Bigelow lip treatment retails $7.50, Sale price $4.00
travel item (body spray, body lotion, shower gel) retails $5.00 each
mini mason jar candle $4.50
transaction 1: I bought 2 lip treatments, received 20% off and free travel item (roughly paid $6ish)
transaction 2: I bought 1 lip treatment, received the mini mason jar candle and travel item for free (roughly paid $4ish)
Total Retail $37.00, Spent $11.10, Saved $25.90
I also used my Victoria’s Secret Angel Card for these purchases. They’re affiliated stores so I can receive angel points good towards a future purchase at Victoria’s Secret.
I entered a contest via TerraCycle on Facebook. Basically, they asked “how do you store your Bear Naked Granola bags for recycling?” They wanted you to post a photo and explain. I was the only person who entered!! I won 6 FREE bags of a new Bear Naked granola flavor. It really does pay off to follow your favorite brands on social media.
1 bag of Bear Naked Granola retails $4.49
Total retail (6 bags) $26.94, I paid $0, saved $26.94
@gtgirl Every Easter, my father-in-law gives me candies in a giant Ziploc bag. So, every year I reuse my bags for things around the house. Example: I collect old light bulbs and batteries in separate bags and when they're full I take them to get recycled. Same goes for the Bear Naked bags. I've been collecting those bags for over 2 years along with other products that can be recycled through the TerraCycle program. I also have a completely full bag of Coca-Cola caps that people have given me. I redeem them through the mycokerewards.com program and I've gotten magazine subscriptions, shutterfly rewards, movie tickets etc. I've never had to buy any Coke products.
that's pretty awesome, I'm curious now as to how you store your bags :~)
Here we have 4 items that my husband and I picked up from Harbor Freight in the span of 1 week. We received 2 mailers and it advertised 3 free items in each. We chose 2 of those items (can only receive 1 free item per person, per day.) We had to make a trip to Home Depot and Harbor Freight is along the way, so why not stop in? We ended up having to go back to Home Depot later in the week, hence the 4 free items. On our second trip back though we noticed that they just posted a huge sale and had more coupons at the checkout. I now have 10+ coupons to receive free items. We have time to redeem them because they’re good until October!
Multimeter $9.99, screwdriver set $4.99, LED work light $6.99, flashlight $6.99
Total retail: $28.96, spent $0, Saved $28.96
Still have coupons for free: flashlights, extension cords, cutting shears etc. Score!
@gtgirl You should totally go! My husband says, "Well these aren't the best quality tools." (We are avid DIYer's and have a ton of tools.) While I agree with him on that, these make great stocking stuffers for family members, a white elephant party or even secret santa at the office. Really, there are a lot of possibilities. I'm planning on using the flashlights to make emergency kits for the house and car, for example.
I've been wanting to go there and take advantage of their free items but never do, they always have an ad in the newspaper too.
If you live in Northeast Ohio, then you know about the deals at Marc’s. For those of you who don’t, They pick up discontinued items from Target stores and sell them dirt cheap! It can get dangerous shopping there sometimes
Pictured here: 2 Target brand tote bags and 1 pair of I think Merona slippers (the brand tag was gone)
Note:The Motts Applesauce 6pk cups didn’t register as a qualifying item for the buy 10 get a $5 gift card deal. Went to customer service and was told it was only the Motts 4pk pouch. I tried to tell her that the cups were included and were on the sign on the shelf. She refused to give the card, I got aggravated and no longer pursued the issue. My husband on the other hand went get a worker near the grocery section that was stocking to look at the sign. He explained to the worker the situation and showed the receipt to the worker. The worker agreed that it was part of the deal and went with my husband back to customer service. The worker told her what the sign said and she gave my husband the $5 gift card. My husband said she was not happy about being proved wrong. The Alpo coupon didn’t stipulate if it had to be for single cans or the 12pk so I wasn’t sure on that one but the register accepted it. Also, I wasn’t sure about using the Target printed Suave coupon for $3/$10 and the Target mobile coupon for $1/2 coupons together. I asked the cashier and she said they would work together and the register accepted them.
Let me point out that I do my accounting for couponing differently on this site. I just always report my OOP cost as my cost for items. It always seemed odd to me to say something was ‘free’ or even just $1 if I really paid $4 that day for it and just got rewards back for next time. So, I decided to just state my OOP costs as what I got items for. It’s just easier to me to know what I paid that day is what I paid for those products and the next time I use the +UPs that I earned, I’ll pay less for those products. It’s always just made more sense to me!
Here’s my purchase:
-2 18 packs of Cottonelle TP (used 2 manufacturer’s & 1 RA VV coupon)
-2 Crest Whitening Mouthwashes (used 2 manufacturer’s coupons)
-2 Crest Toothpaste with Scope (used 1 manufacturer’s coupon)
-2 Pure Shine Curls Lotion (used 2 coupons attached to front of bottles)
-1 Mucinex Allergy 5 ct (used 1 RA VV Coupon)
Used my +UPs from the previous week and my total cost was 46 cents!
Also received $19.50, which I put toward the next week’s purchases!