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Sunday, July 19, 2009

CVS Trip - 7/19

Starting ECBs: $12.95
Merchandise Value: $32.42
Out-of-Pocket: $.18 plus tax
ECBs Earned: $12.87
Savings: 99%

My favorite cashier was working at CVS today! Yay! She never minds when I use a gazillion coupons, and she's so sweet! It makes CVSing even more fun! I gave her one of blog site business cards, so maybe she's stopping by today. (Hi, Nancy!)

This was probably one of my best ever CVS deals. I recently cashed out my Coke Rewards points for a road trip we took. We just didn't use all of the coupons for free 20 oz. products, so I thought I'd use them to boost my CVS total over $30. That way I could use the $5 off $30 coupon I got via email.

What I Bought:
2 packs of CVS brand filler paper - $2.00 each
2 packs Papermate 1.2 pens - $.99 each
7 Coke Zero/Cherry Coke 20 oz. bottles - $1.50 each
1 Gatorade 24 oz. - $1.69
2 Speedstick Pro men's deodorants - $2.99 each
1 Colgate MaxFresh toothpaste - $2.99
1 CVS pantiliners - $.89
1 4-pack Duracell AA batteries - $2.99
2 bags Lifesavers jelly beans (clearance) - $.70 each
Merchandise Total: $32.42

Coupons Used:
-$5.00 off $30.00 purchase CVS coupon I received via email
-$.75 off Duracell coupon from 7/12 insert
-2 $1.50 off Speedstick printable coupons (HERE)
* not available in all zip codes
* I just noticed that my second Speedstick coupon only scanned for $.15!
-7 FREE Coke product coupons (-$1.50 each)
-1 FREE Gatorade coupon - $1.39 max.
* This was only good for smaller bottles, not B1G1 deal.
* I can't remember where the Gatorade coupon came from!
-$12.95 ECBs from previous purchases

Out-of-Pocket: $.18 plus tax
ECBs Earned for Next Week: $12.87

I'm already starting to stash things away for our Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, so the deodorant and toothpaste for those. I have to double-check to see if pens are allowed or if it's only pencils. If pens are allowed, those are going in the shoebox storage area too!

To see more great shopping trips, stop by The Grocery Cart Challenge.