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Monday, September 21, 2009

Saved 93% at CVS

Merchandise Value: $28.81
Out-of-Pocket Cost: $1.90 plus tax
Savings: $26.91 (93%)

What a great evening at CVS! When I looked through the ad this week, I didn't see much on sale. But I was determined to restock our Pepsi supply and get rid of the $15.16 ECBs I'd been carrying around. I had $15.16 in ECBs all on ONE coupon. Since you don't get change back from ECBs, that meant I had to spend it all at once. Here's how I did it.

What I Bought:
4 Pepsi product 12-packs - $12.00 ($3.00 each)
2 Wheat Thins (4 oz.) - $2.00 ($1.00 each)
4 Kleenex Tissues - $3.84 ($.96 each)
1 Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste - $2.99
1 Colgate Extra Clean Toothbrush (from trial size area) - $.99*
1 Glade Candle (used a rain check) - $6.99

Coupons Used:
$5.00 off any $25.00 purchase printable HERE (watch video & print)
$.25 off x 2 Pepsi printable coupons (no longer available)
$1.00 off x 2 Wheat Thins printable coupons (HERE)
$.50 off 3 Kleenex Tissues coupon from 8/2 SmartSource
$.75 off Crest Pro-Health coupon from 8/30 P&G insert
$3.00 off Glade printable coupon (no longer available)
$15.16 ECBs from a month ago!

ECBs Earned:
$1.00 - Colgate toothbrush (UPC #3500055500)*
$3.00 - Pepsi
$2.00 - Crest
$7.00 - Glade Candle (misprinted by $.01 by cashier)

Merchandise Value: $28.81
Out-of-Pocket Cost: $1.90 plus tax
Savings: $26.91 (93%)
ECBs Earned: $13.00

*You can find the Colgate toothbrush in the travel size items section. Be sure to check the UPC code. There is a limit of 1 ECB deal per card on this item.