Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Today's shopping trip....

Today I had to work, so I sent my husband out to do the shopping. I gave him a detailed list and the coupons. A reader left a comment that she wants more details in my discription..so here I go!

Here is his trip.
First stop CVS:

2 Speedstick Deo. 2/$5.00, used .75 off coupon, got back $3.00 in ECB
2 All small and Mighty detergent buy one at $7.49, get one free. I had $1.00 off each bottle ( 2 coupons), making it $5.49.

Total: $12.49
Used my coupons: -$2.75 in coupons, Balance $9.74 - $7.00 in ECB's from last time. Total after everything: $3.04 (remember tax) and he got $3.00 in ECB"s for the Deoderant. I will save that $3.00 for next time.

Second stop:

1 box of Minute Maid Ice bars, Price $2.00 had $1.00 off coupon
1 box of Luigi's Ice, Price $2.00 had a $1.00 off coupon
2 4pks of YoPlus Yougart, Price $2.19, had a $1.00 off coupon for each
4 deli packs of lunch meat, each bag $2.07, $2.07, $2.03, $2.15, had $2.00 off coupons from winetags.
1 bog of shredded lettuce $1.00 a bag on sale
4 packs of steak, Total Price $8.18, had a coupon for $2.00 off any $8.00 in meat winetag
1 pound of roma tomatoes, on sale for $1.00 per pound
2 bags of Quaker Torillaz, Price $1.25 on sale, .50 cent coupons, doubled to $1.00
3 Welch's juice (frozen Concentrete, Price $1.00 on sale. I had a coupon, buy 3 get $1.00 off.
3 Oscar Mayer Lunchables, on sale for $1.00, no coupon but I need for an up coming trip so that I dont' stop at fast food joints!
3 packs of taco seasoning, on sale 3 for $2.00, had a 75 cents off on 3 coupon, also got a $1.00 back catalina
2 Right Guard Deoderants, had free deo coupons
11 cans of pillsbury crescent, sweet or dinner rolls, on sale for $1.00 each, had 30 and 40 cents off coupons that doubled, making each can around 40 cents a can.
4 hunts ketchup, on sale for $1.00, had a coupon 50 cents off when you buy 2. Used 2 coupons. The 50 cents doubled so he got $2.00 off, making it 50 cents a bottle.

Total: $59.84
After after coupons:$31.24
Then, I had a gift cert for $25.00 from a pharmacy perscription transfer. I transfer perscriptions all the time to get the gift cards. Right now, the only medicine we have to buy is my husband's one pill. So, we don't transfer often, but I take advantage of the offers when I can.
He used the Gift card from that, so out of pocket after gift card: $6.64


Nicole said...

Thanks to the reader who asked for more descriptions on your shopping trips! These descriptions really made it easier for me to understand how you get such good deals.

pennyscents said...

I am the reader that requested that info. Nicole you are welcome! I am glad to see that this is helping others, as well as myself. I know that is what Angela wants to do too. Thank you Angela!

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