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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Kmart Super Doubles Round 1 - Saved 94%

My husband and daughter went with me to Kmart after church today. I had several items on my must-have list, and you're only allowed to double 10 coupons per person per day. So, my husband graciously agreed to check out and use 10 coupons, and I did the same.

Our totals for today:

Total Merchandise Value (both transactions) - $69.64
Total Out-of-Pocket Cost: $4.04 plus tax
Savings: $65.60 (94%)

We also got two catalinas of note, one for a $20 gift card with a new or transferred prescription and one for $5.00 off any $5.00 purchase (health, beauty, food, consumables, books, or magazines). I may do one more trip later this week to use the $5 off $5.

Here's how we did each of today's transactions, including the coupons that we used.

Transaction #1

Merchandise Value: $36.71
Out-of-Pocket: $4.04 plus tax
Savings: $32.76 (90%)

2 Skintimate Shave Gels - $2.89 each
- 2 $1.00 off coupons from 8/2 SmartSource insert
Final Price: $.89 each

2 Renu Travel Pack Fresh Lens - $3.59 each
- 2 $2.00 off coupons from HERE
Final Price: FREE

2 Reach Toothbrush Twin Packs - $4.19 each
- 2 $2.00 off coupons from the 6/14 SmartSource insert
Final Price: $.19 each

2 3-packs Sparkle Paper Towels - $2.99 each
2 4-packs Angel Soft Bath Tissue - $1.45 each
- 2 $2.00 off coupons from HERE (must buy both items)
Final Price: $.44 for both items

2 Welch's Grape Squeezable Jelly - $2.00 each
- 2 $.75 off coupons from HERE
Final Price: $.50 each

American Fare 300 count Cotton Swabs - $2.49
Free when you buy $20 worth of health, beauty, food, and consumables HERE
Final Price: FREE

Transaction #2

Merchandise Value: $32.93
Out-of-Pocket: $0 plus tax
Savings: $32.93 (100%)

2 Bic Silky Touch Women's Razors - $3.49 each
- 2 $2.00 off coupon from the 7/19 SmartSource insert
Final price: FREE

4 Dove Ultimate Clear Deodorant - $3.99 each
- 4 $2.00 off coupons from a home mailer (You can also print HERE)
Final Price: FREE

1 Scrubbing Bubble Toilet Cleaner Gel - $3.50 each
- $2.00 off coupon from HERE
Final Price: FREE

2 Frappuccinos - $2.00 each
- 2 $1.00 off printable coupons (no longer available)
Final Price: FREE

You'll find some detailed lists of items on sale (complete with coupons match-ups) and other people's scenarios on these sites:

:: Hip2Save
:: Deal Seeking Mom
:: Money Saving Mom


Anonymous said...

I am a first time visitor to your site. Am I to understand that Kmart doubles any denomination of coupon?? Thanks so much!

Jennifer said...

Anonymous - This week is Kmart's Super Double Coupons event. They offer this periodically. Kmart will double all manufacturers' coupons up to $2.00 ($4.00 when doubled). Not all stores are included, so you'll want to contact your local store before heading out. You can find out more about the double coupon event by reading this post:

I hope that helps! Please feel free to ask any other questions you have. I know that the first time I did the Kmart deals I was more than a little overwhelmed!

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for your quick reply. I entered my Florida zip code to see our flyer and did not see the red manner re: coupon doubling so I think I am out of luck! I will be checking back!

SH said...

Great Job ! Check my deals out too,

Migdalia said...

I'm so bummed the skintimate isn't on sale like the last couple of times! Those were great! But I'm def excited about the jelly and the razors. The toilet paper and towel coupon also isn't printing. =(

Kristin K. said...

Hi Jennifer, I just wanted to let you know I went to Kmart today here in Steubenville, and they are taking more than 10 coupons/transaction. I would still double check though first, by asking a manager! Also, if you ask a cashier, they have the savings booklets at the register, and they will give you one. I will post my finds on your other post later tonight! And thanks again for the Dove coupons, they came in handy!

Jennifer said...

Kristin, thanks for the heads-up on how many coupons they're letting you use. My mom was going to stop by this week, so I'll be sure to let her know too. I may have to sneak over once more myself!