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Thursday, October 16, 2008

CVS Deals - Week of 10/12

Started with $7 Extra Care Bucks
Spent $0.47 plus tax out-of-pocket
Bought $40.04 worth of product
Left the store with $5 Extra Care Bucks for next time

It took me a little longer this week to even get to CVS, but I made it today and did two transactions. I started with $7 ECBs from last week.

Transaction #1:
CoverGirl Clean Makeup $5.49
CoverGirl Blush $5.99
2 Colgate Total $3.49 (donations)

- $2 off any $10 purchase (here - print just page 30) - Still works!!
- $1 x 2 Colgate coupons from recent newspaper insert
- $1 CoverGirl coupon (foundation) from recent newspaper insert
- $5.99 CoverGirl coupon - Buy foundation, get a face product free from recent newspaper insert - $7 ECBs

Total OOP: $0.47 plus tax
Earned $7 ECBs (2 Colgate, 5 CoverGirl)

Transaction #2:
Swiffer Duster Starter Kit $6.99
Swiffer Starter Kit $7.99

- $2 off any $10 purchase
- $6.99 Buy a Swiffer get a free Swiffer duster kit from recent newspaper insert
- $6.99 ECBs (adjusted down)

Total OOP: $0.00 plus tax
Earned $5 ECBs (Swiffer)

I'm going to save money in the future because of this purchase. I have a HUGE, oversized Swiffer now, and the pads for it are much more expensive than the ones for this one will be. I would use 1 pad each time I sweep, so why use the more expensive ones?

I'm also going to list the CG foundation (along with another CG foundation and a pressed powder) on eBay just for kicks. If I can make $1.80 on that, I'll break even on what I paid today (including tax).