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Sunday, March 29, 2009

CVS Deals Week of 3/29

I am trying to figure out if the free Rimmel Sexy Curves Mascara coupon from the April issue of All You Magazine is going to work at CVS this week. If it does, then you should be able to get 2 free Rimmel Sexy Curves Mascaras for FREE! I'll give it a try and let you know.

Here's my plan for CVS this afternoon:

Transaction #1
1 Accu-Check Aviva glucose meter 9.99

No coupons for this transaction

OOP Cost: $9.99 plus tax
ECBs Earned: $9.99

** Rumor has it that there's a $9.99 rebate form inside the package! So I'm not using my ECBs for this purchase. Rebates are usually only issued for what you paid, so coupons decrease the rebate value. I have plenty to spend my ECBs on, so I'm using them for my next transaction and going for the full $9.99 rebate.

Transaction #2
2 Rimmel Sexy Curves Mascaras Buy 1 - Get 1 Free
1 All Small & Mighty $4.49
1 Lady Speedstick $1.99
2 ThermaCare heat wraps $5.99 each
Merchandise Total: $18.46

FREE Rimmel mascara from All You Magazine (this month)
-$1 All from All You Magazine (last month)
-$0.75 Lady Speed Stick from today's newspaper insert
-$2.00 ThermaCare from All You Magazine (previous month?)
-$2.00 ThermaCare from All You Magazine (previous month?)
-$9.99 ECBs from Transaction #1
-$2.00 ECBs from last week
Total OOP: 72 cents plus tax
ECBs Earned: $2.00 (ThermaCare)

That's not a great outcome on the ECBs, but we're 100% out of laundry detergent, my deodorant is almost gone, and hubby's back is on the fritz. So these are very necessary items for us this week. Paying a bit OOP rather than full-price is just fine with me!

I'll let you know how the mascara works out!