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Saved $50 @ Target, Family Dollar & Dollar General!

brookemarie1

This was done in three different stores, mostly in Target and Dollar General though.

Family Dollar
Buy 4 Snausages $1 ea.
Use 1/1 any Snausages
Total .28 cents for 4 bags
Saved 93%

Target
1st Transaction
2 Pantene Shampoo’s – 6.68
Use 3/2 pantene = 3.68 for two (I explain below why I bought these at not such a great price ;)

Saved 45% on this transaction

2nd Transaction
*Ziploc Vacuum Starger Kit 3.95 clearence price .94
No coupon
*Comet Stainless Steel Cleaner 1.99 before
Use 1/1 manufacturer q and 1/1 target q = FREE after
*Aveeno Sunscreen with Bonus Daily Moisturizing lotion sample 7.04 before
Use 1.50/1 aveeno sunscreen printable and 1/1 aveeno from target beauty bag book = 4.54 after
*L’oreal Studio Secrets 4-color compact 5.99 clearance to 1.78
Use 1/1 L’oreal cosmetic item target printable = .78 after
*Neutrogena Healthy Volume Mascara 6.99 before
Use 2/1 manufacturer printable and 2/1 target printable = 2.99 after
*Sonia Kashuk Brush 1.99 before
2/1 target printable = FREE
*2 Pantene Detanglers 6.68 before
Used 3/2 pantene manu and two 2/1 pantene styler target peelies (found on the shampoo I bought in the first transaction) = .32 Money Maker!

Used $3 off of $20 beauty purchase catalina I’ve been rolling

Total before q’s = 34.63
Total 7.39 after coupons & tax (79% savings)
It printed another $3 off of $20 catalina as well

Dollar General
*3 Crystal Light Mocktails 2.50 ea. on sale $2 ea.
Used (3) 1/1 any Crystal Light Mocktails tear pad = $3 for 3 after
*4 Kiss Nail artificial nails $1 before
Used 1/1 any kiss nails printable = 4 FREE after
*Waggin Trail Chicken Jerky Tenders 2.95
Used 2/1 peelie on package WYB any other bag of waggin train treats = .95 after
*2 Waggin Trail Duck treats 2.95 ea. on sale 2.50 ea.
Used 3/2 waggin trail = $2 after ($1 ea.)
*Lysol Dual Action Wipes 2.50
Submit for Lysol rebate = FREE after rebate
*Dollar General candle $1 on clearance .30

Total before Coupons: 24.84
Total after coupons/rebate & tax: 6.80 (73% savings)

Total before q’s at all 3 stores… 67.84
Total after coupons & taxes… 17.85 (73% savings)

Today I had everything planned out and nothing went right, but still did pretty good. I was going to do TWO transactions of beauty items. Once I got to the store though I didn’t know if Ponds make-up removers or the Venus & Olay razors would be included in the “$3 off of $20 beauty, skin care, or hair care purchase” catalina that I’ve been rolling. Instead of having a big mess at the register in case they weren’t (plus I lost my one 4/1 Venus & Olay razor q somewhere between my house & Target) I only got two shampoos in the first transaction to get my peelies for the second. Last night went to Target and saw they had restocked their previously empty Pantene shampoo’s with new ones that had 2/1 peelies for pantene stylers. I didn’t have more than 1 of the 3/2 pantenes though to get the shampoo & then use another 3/2 with the peelies on stylers. I begged my mom for her’s today and told her I’d give her the products since she never ventures to Target (LOL). In case anyone was wondering where the peelies came from, I thought I’d explain. I think they expire on 7/15 or 7/16 :o)

At Dollar General, things also went wrong. I’ve never used the 5/25 purchase q that they seem to have nearly every Saturday. I got a text the other day and didn’t read it too well, I thought the 5/25 was for this Saturday, but it’s for next (7/14). Apparently today they were doing a different one of $10 off of $30 lawn or something, so that messed me up and ended up not being able to get 3 more items for the same price as I paid without the 5/25. I still did okay though and am happy with what I got.

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