CVS, Week of 11-29

I was surprised to see items on sale that I wanted so close after Black Friday! I have a lot of ECBs to spend, so I stocked up a bit. I bought:

  • 2 Gillette for Men deodorants, $5.49 each with one $2 off 2 newspaper coupon, 2 Gillette for Men body washes, $4.99 each with two “Buy a deodorant, get a free body wash” newspaper coupons, and two Gillette for Men shaving gels, $2.83 each, with two $1 P&G mailer coupons, and $10 ECBs for buying $25 in Gillette products = $2.64 total
  • 4 Swiffer dry cloth refills, $4 each, with two $0.50 P&G mailer coupons and $5 ECBs for buying $15 in select products = $10
  • 2 Accu-chek Aviva blood glucose monitors, $14.99 each with two $10 newspaper coupons and $5 ECBs each = free
  • 1 Oral-B Zooth kid’s toothbrush, $2.49 with one $1 newspaper coupon and $2 ECBs = profit of $0.50
  • 2 newspapers
  • 1 $5 off a $30 CVS online coupon (for filling out the Medicare quiz)

Net cost: $11.13. Pretty good, I’d say! We always seem to have plenty of women’s body washes, but not enough men’s, so this will add to our stock for hubby. I don’t use a Swiffer mop, but ever since they stopped making the dry Pledge wipes (and when did that happen?) and I can’t find any dry dusting cloths at all, I use these to dust with around the house. Looks like I’ll be set for a while!

YTD OOP: $389.30
YTD Savings: $3550.83
YTD eBay sales: $130.95

CVS, Black Friday 2009

I’m so excited to finally have a profit week again! It feels like it’s been so long. My mom and I went at midnight on Wednesday night, and I bought:

  • 4 Herbal Essences stylers, $2.99 each with two B1G1F newspaper coupons and $2 ECBs each (max three) = free
  • 1 Just For Men Touch of Grey, $8.29 with one $2 internet coupon and $8.29 ECBs = profit of $2
  • 2 Colgate 360 toothbrushes, $2.99 each with two $1 internet coupons and $2 ECBs each = free
  • 1 Vaseline lotion, $7.99 with one $1.50 internet coupon and $7.99 ECBs = profit of $1.50
  • 2 Bic Soleil razors, $6.99 each with two $2 newspaper coupons and $5 ECBs each = free
  • 1 Degree Ultra deodorant, $4 with one $1.25 newspaper coupon and $4 ECBs = profit of $1.25
  • 1 Reese’s, $0.89 with $0.89 ECBs = free
  • 1 Schick Quattro Titanium blades 4-ct, $9.99 with one $2 newspaper coupon and $8 ECBs = free
  • 1 M&M king size, $1.59 with $1.59 ECBs = free
  • 2 Colgate Total toothpastes, $2.88 each with one $1 magazine coupon, one $0.75 newspaper coupon, and $2 ECBs each = free
  • 1 St. Ives body wash, $3.99 with $3 ECBs = $1
  • 1 universal remote, $6.99 with $6.99 ECBs = free
  • 1 earbuds headphones, $6.99 with $6.99 ECBs = free
  • 1 Softsoap hand soap, $0.99 with one $0.40 internet coupon = $0.60
  • 2 Hershey’s Kisses bags, $3.49 each, B1G1F, with one $1 off 2 newspaper coupon = $2.49
  • 2 DynaPep energy packs, $4.99 each with $4.99 ECBs each = free
  • 1 $5 off a $30 CVS email coupon
  • 1 $4 ECBs when you make a $20 purchase catalog coupon
  • 1 free $5 e-giftcard for buying a $25 e-giftcard on cvs.com

Net cost: profit of $13.46! Woohoo! I also have a mail-in-rebate for the Just For Men (up to $8). Now I have a bunch of ECBs to spend, so at the very least I’ll be able to get some free newspapers for a few weeks. Yay for Black Friday!

YTD OOP: $389.14
YTD Savings: $3440.09
YTD eBay sales: $130.95

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This week CVS had a sale on the deodorant Brian uses, so I stocked up. I bought:

  • 4 Old Spice Red Zone deodorants, 2 for $7, with two $1 off 2 newspaper coupon = $12
  • 2 Complete contact solutions, $8.99 each with two $1 newspaper coupons and $8.99 ECBs each = profit of $2
  • 2 newspapers
  • 1 $5 off a $30 CVS email coupon

Net cost: $9. Pretty good! I hope everyone is getting ready for the Black Friday sale that starts tonight at midnight at your local 24 hour store. It’s not going to be as good as last year, but there will be some good things to pick up!

YTD OOP: $375.14
YTD Savings: $3421.93
YTD eBay sales: $130.95


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