Thursday, December 8, 2011

I'm Back... and I've got Candy!!

I went to Walgreens and CVS today and got all of this for about $13 out of pocket, then I got back $13 in RR and ECB's, so it was all FREE!!!
Walgreens: Started with $3 RR
Revlon nail color, $3.99
-$1 coupon from Christmas coupon book (big book on perfume/makeup caounter)
=pay $3 get $3 back in RR

Buy 6, .50 ea
use coupon from regular Walgreens coupon book, it is .75/3,
 *when you buy 6 1 coupon will take off $1.50
Pay $1.50, get back $1 coupon for 6 more!

I did this again,
used same walgreens coupon, PLUS the coupon that printed,
paid .50, and got another coupon!
So I will go tomorrow and get more, I think I will be good on candy for stockings!!

I had a $10 gift card, and a $3 ECB, and today got an email $4 off $20 purchse!

I did the spend $30 on certain products get a $10 gift card of your choice
Cottonelle, $9.99
-.50 coupon

4 hersheys kisses, and Reeses, (2 of each), sale 2/$5
-2 $1/2

4 Cheerios, sale 2/$5 (2 chocolate, 2 honey nut)
-2 $1/2 coupons from

all of the above was part of promotion

At the red machine I got a coupon for the 3 boxes of Kleenex, sale $2.99
-$2 off coupon
I spent $10, and got back $10 gift card ( I chose CVS card) :)

Monday, October 3, 2011


If you have not signed up for Target Mobile Coupons you need to!!

I got all this for $1.06 out of pocket!
Transformers, $9.99
-$5 Target moblie coupon,
-$5 Target printable (manufacture coupon)

M&M's, sale 2/$5
-$2/2 Target Mobile coupon
- (2) $1/1 coupons from 9/11
=.50 each

Olay Regenerist
-$3 Target Mobile coupon
-$3 Olay coupon from 10/2
The Target mobile coupons is an ap you download, and you get text messages to your phone that have a barcode, and the cashier just scans the barcode directly from your phone!  AND Target coupons CAN be stacked with manuf coupons!

CVS this week!

I started with $4 in ECB's, then i scanned my card at the red machine and got .50 for my fall spending...
so I started with $4.50
I did 2 transactions

#1 Buy $15 of certain Dove/ Lever products, get $5 ECB
Dove hair, sale 2/$6
-B1G1 FREE coupon from RP 10/2 (used 2) ( I am noticing on my receipt that the 2nd coupon I used took $6 off instead of $3? :)
1 Dove men deod ( I found a 2 pack that was the same $ as the 1 pack)
-$1 coupon from 10/2
=Pay $8.49, get $5 ECB ( I paid $5.49 because of the 2nd coupon mistake)

Schick Hydro Refill
-$5 printable ( I printed this a couple weeks ago, but is no longer available, so I hope you printed it too!)
=pay $3.29, get $3. ECB

After my $4.50 ECB I paid $4.63 cash, and got back a $3 ECB and a $5 ECB

2nd transaction

2 Genereal Mills cereal $5.50/2
-$1/2 off coupon
pay $4.50 get back $1
= $1.75ea

I used the $3 ECB I got from the razor, and paid $1.50

I still have $6.00 in ECB for next time!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

CVS and Walgreens (my stuff) :)

I told you in the last post about my moms stuff, I did basically the same things...
I did the Schick Quattro, but I had a $5 coupon that I printed last week
razor sale $8.99
-$5 coupon
pay $3.99, get back $5
=$1.01 Moneymaker!

Charmin, $2.99 with in ad coupon

Balance Bar, $1.59, get back $1.59

Haribo Gummys
sale .69 w/ in ad coupon
-.40 coupon (printed a long time ago)


Softsoap Body Wash, sale 2/$6
-2-.75 coupons from 9/25
=pay $4.5, get back $4
=.50 for 2 body wash!

Monday, September 26, 2011

Walgreens and CVS, LOTS of GOOD stuff!

I did my moms Walgreens and CVS for her today since she was working, and her RR expire today!

She started with $12 in RR at Walgreens
And I spent about $5 and she has $13.20 in Register Rewards now!

Schick Quattro, sale $8.99 (did this 2 times at different walgreens)
-$4 coupon from 9/25
Pay $4.99, get back $5

Zarbees Cough drink (for kids)
$5.99, get back $6

Balance Bar (also did this 2 different times)
$1.59, get back $1.60

Charmin double rolls,
$2.99 w/ in ad coupon

Reeses sale .59 ea, good filler
(remember you have to have as many items as u do coupons!)

Pantene hairspray, sale 2/$6.97
-$3/2 from 9/25
pay $3.97, get back $1 ECB

Thursday, September 22, 2011


I started with $10.99 in ECB's, spent about $5 in cash, and got back $4 in ECB's
Scott paper towels, $5.99
-$1 coupon from SS 9/11 or SS 8/14
pay $4.99, get back $1 ECB =$3.99

Schick Hydro, sale $8.98
-$5 coupon from
=$3.98, get back $3
=.98 cents

Softsoap, sale, 3/$5
no coupons , just needed hand soap

CVS polish remover, $1.99
(needed that also)
there is a sale when you buy $15 CVS products, you get $5 ECB

Ritz Crackerfuls, got a coupon from red machine for a free box last week, but CVS was out, so I got a raincheck and picked up my FREE box yesterday!


FREE Cascase at Walmart, .97 use $1 off Cascade product (PG 8/28 I think)
=FREE (.03 cent Moneymaker)

Also FREE Febreeze Plug ins, $2.97 ea, use $3 off coupon =.FREE +.03 Moneymaker!


Head over to to print some high value ($5) coupons for Schick Hydro Razors, and other great deals on shaving products!  Hurry, these coupons won't last long!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

More Great Deals...

I ran to Walgreens and CVS again today, I am low on Toilet Paper...

Got all this for about $1.15 out of pocket (after using some of my RR and ECB's), and got back $10.69 in RR and ECB's

Walgreens has Quilted Northern, 2/$8, then get back $1 RR

Also did the Crest Toothpaste again, sale $1.99
-$1.00 coupon from PG 8/28
get back $1 RR=FREE

And did the Glide/ Oral B one again, (I was out of the $2 off coupons, but still a good deal with the .75 off ones)
sale 2 /$5
- (2 ) .75 coupons
=$3.5, get back $3 in RR

Had to get 2 more items, to cover my 7 coupons I was using, so got 2 yellow mini highlighters, clearance .19 each

CVS Brand allergy medicine, $3.69, get back $3.69=FREE

Cottonelle, sale $2.99, decent deal, probably should have not gotten it, it was the last package, and I have a coupon for $1/2, so that would have been a good deal)

Crest toothpaste (travel size)
$2.49, get back $2 in ECB

Overall pretty good deals!! 
I think I am good on toothpaste for a while! :)

Monday, September 12, 2011

Walgreens and CVS week of 9/11

Lots of good deals this week!!

I got all of this for about $22 out of pocket, BUT I got back $21.67 in RR or ECB's!

I did start with $1 in RR and $5.99 in ECB's

The Gain deal is great at Walgreens, and seems to be an unadvertised deal!
Gain detergant is on sale for $5
-$2 coupon from 9/11 SS
AND buy 2 Gain dish soap, $1.79
-(2) .50 coupons from 8/14
Total for all 3 is $5.58 plus tax, BUT when you buy these together you get (2) $3 Register Rewards!!  So it is a moneymaker!!!
I have done this deal 2 times, so far!

Crest is FREE, after RR, sale $1.99
-$1.00 coupon from 8/28
pay .99, get $1 RR

Playtex Tampons at Walgreens, sale $3.99
-$2 coupon
=$1.99, get back $1

Scott PaperTowels, sale $5
-$1 off from Walgreens coupon book
-$1 off from 9/11

Remember at Walgreens, you have to have as many products to buy as you do coupons, so I found some CHEAP candy, .25 ea on clearance!

At CVS the DAWN soap is great, sale price of .99,
-.75 coupon from 8/28 PG
=.24 each

Also, Softsoap Bodywash, sale $2.99
-.75 coupon from
=2.24, get back $2
=.24 cents!

I bought Colgate Optic White toothpaste at Walgreens, but it is actually a better deal at CVS,
there is a CVS printable coupon at, AND use the manufacture coupon from 9/11, to get FREE toothpaste!

Tampons from CVS, Brilliand Ph brand
pay $6.79, get $6.79 back!
Found a printable coupon for $1 off

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

New Coupons

If you have not bought any newspapers this week, RUN out and get a few!!  Great inserts this week!

Cascade has $1 off any cascade product, so FREE trial size at Walmart, and Target!

Target and Walgreens

Got all this for about $1.00 out of pocket...

I went to Target to day to do a few deals, BUT they were out of the good stuff at 2 Targets I went to!
The Febreeze was the main thing, there are awesome coupons in Sundays paper, and when you buy 5 you get a $5 Target gift card!  I will continue to check my Target stores!

I did get FREE Neutrogena bar soap, $1.97
using $1 off from
and $1 off coupon from 8/28

*note, my Target did not adjust the items down, so overage is allowed, and I had to but something else...

2 Tide travel detergent (will be great to throw in the camper), .97 ea
-$1.50/2 Tide products PG 8/28
=.44 ea

My total at Target was .41cents


started with $5 in RR

Playtex, $3.99
-$2 coupon from 8/14 SS
=1.99, get back $1.00 RR
=.99 Tampons!

2 Crest, sale 2/$5
-2 .75 coupons from 7/31
=$3.50 for 2, get back $3 RR
Total =.50 for 2 toothpaste!

Had to purchase a folder (.25), remember Walgreens coupon policy, you must have 1 item for every coupon, even RR!

Total at Walgreens, .74, got back $4 in RR

Thursday, August 11, 2011


Started with $3 in ECB's

Schick Hydro Refill, sale $8.49
-$2 coupon from 8/7
get back $5 ECB

Aussie, clearance find, $1.24
-$1 coupon from 8/7

Red machine printed $1 off Trident gum
clearance gum, $1.02
=.02 each
(had 2 coupons from today and yesterday)


Made 2 transactions

1st Transaction Listerine, since I was using a manuf coupon AND a RR to buy 1 item, I added the .09 cent marker (you have to have an item for each coupon, even RR)

used my $1 RR from Crayons, paid $1.xx, got back $2 RR

2nd Transaction

2 markers, FREE with printable coupon (link in earlier post)

4 Degree deodorant (there are .75 coupons (any size) but I already used them, from 7/31 RP
travel size degree, .99
get back $4 in RR

Scissors, with in ad coupon .29 cents!

Paid with $4 in RR, balance was .23 cents, got back $4 in RR


Rice Krispies Treats, sale $1.99
- (2).50 coupons from
and use $1/2 from RP 8/7
=.99 each

FREE Papermate pens with $1 off coupon from

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

FREE Dry Erase Markers at Walgreens

Expo is offering a coupon through their facebook page, which means 2 FREE packs of Markers since they are on sale for .99 each this week!  (Coupon is $2 off 2 packs!)
This is on my 2nd graders school supply list, so Yay me!!
Click here to go to coupon

Monday, August 8, 2011

Better than FREE at WalMart

There is a new $1 off 1 cascade item in 7/31 PG, makes these FREE +.03 cents in your pocket for each one!

Sunday, August 7, 2011


I got all this for about $22 today, saved $60

3 Chex Mix, $1.50
-.50 coupon (doubles) SS7/10
=.50 each

5 Bugles, $1.50 each
-.50 coupon (doubles) SS7/10
=.50 each

3 Hamburger Helper, .99 ea
-.75/3 SS7/17

4 Pillsbury Brownie
sale $1
-.40 coupon (doubles) RP 6/12
=.20 ea

3 Nesquick pouch, $1.09
-.50 (doubles)
=.09 ea

10 M&M's, .50 ea
used coupons from 7/24 or 7/31
=FREE or .25 for 2

2 Crest
used .50 from 7/31

Minute Maid, $1.99
-.50 (doubles)

4 Martha White Muffin Mix
$1 each
- $1 off 4, Printable

3 Combos
-.50 (doubles) tear pad found at Albertsons
=.50 each

Downy liquid AND sheets
buy 2 save $2
-$1 coupon from 7/31
=$2.99 each

41 Items, plus apples!! 


I am LOVING Walgreens!!

I got all this today for less that $2.50 out of pocket!

I did 3 transactions:

I started with $6 in Register Rewards

1st transaction
1 Listerine kids mouthwash, sale $3
-$1 off coupon from 7/31
paid $2, got back $2

1 Crayola Crayons
$1, get $1

Freezer pack, clearance, $1.38

used my $4 Register Reward to pay, owed .38
got back, $3 in RR

2nd transaction, $9.99
1 Gillette Fusion Razor
-$4 coupon from 7/31
pay $5.99 get $4 RR

* I had 3 register Rewards and 1 manuf coupon to use for 1 item, Walgreens policy is 1 coupon (includes RR)  per item!!  So I needed a filler, the cashier recommended highlighters, on sale for .09 each!!

So i got 3 highlighters so i could use all my coupons

My total after coupons and RR was $1.36, and got back a $4 RR

3rd transaction
1 crayons, $1, get $1 RR
1 freezer pack, clearance $1.38
2 Erasers, .39 ea
Pencil pouch for school, .59 with in ad coupon

Total after $4 RR and coupon $1.75, got back $3 RR

This walgreens only lets you do 2 transactions, but they are very friendly, so its worth it to come back...I had to run an errand in between transaction 2 and 3!

There is also Keri lotion with is a good moneymaker, but they were out of it!

Back again...

We just got back from 2 weeks at my parents cabin in New Mexico, it was so much fun, and so much COOLER!
Now back to couponing...

Friday, July 22, 2011


Zhu Zhu Pets at CVS, are all $2 each, all toys, EVERYTHING, even sets that were $29, are now just $2


I got all this for $11.95 (20 items)
saved $30.88  (72%)

Pringles, Mega .99 after Mega
-$1/3 RP 6/26 (there are more coupons in this insert, I just already used them)

Kraft Dressing, $1.49, after Mega
-$1/2 6/19
=.99 ea

Danimals, $1.88
-.50 coupon (doubles)6/5 SS

Reach toothbrushes, .99 after Mega,
used -$1.50/2 coupons from ? ( I have had them cut out a while)
=.50 for 2

also bought a 3rd toothbrush, had a .50 coupon that doubled, so FREE

Crayola Crayons, on sale again this week
.25 each, limit 4

Ortega Taco seasoning .89 each
-$1/2 Ortega products,
=.78 for 2

(10 items were Mega, 10 were not!)

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Blogs I LOVE...

I just found this blog

Very inspiring how she is able to save so much money, and actually put it to good use!! Read her About Me section)


I have been using this site alot lately, LOVE IT!!!!

HOT Printables!

Go to to print a $1.50 off Skintimate Cream Shave
and to print $1.00 off

Next week these products will be included at CVS promotion, when you spend $20, you get $10!

Monday, July 18, 2011


Ok, I am kinda LOVING the whole Target and coupons thing!!
Got all this for $1.10

Ortega Taco shells, sale 2/$3
I used 2 $1 off coupons from 6/26 SS
=.50 each

Scotch Tape, sale .60 (in the back to school section)
-coupon from .50
*you can print 2 per coupon on, but silly me left my second coupon on the printer!

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Walgreens and CVS

Ok, I have decided to give Walgreens another try ( last time I did I had a very rude cashier), so I tried a different Walgreens, and it was GREAT!

I got all this for less than $9.00 Out of Pocket, and $6 back in ECB's

AND this (forgot to put in picture)
First stop, Walgreens...
2 Dove Men Bar Soap (6 packs), sale 2/$12
-(2) $4 off coupons from 6/26
= pay $4.00, get back $4 in Register Rewards

Paper mate mechanical pencils (5 pack)
.19 each, bought 4 in first transaction

1st Transaction, paid $5.15, got $4 Register Rewards

2nd transaction
Quilted Northern Toilet Paper
used in ad coupon, $3.99
-$4 Register Reward

*note, because tp was $3.99 and RR was $4, I had to buy another pack of pencils, so the register would accept RR, so I paid .19 for 2nd transaction

2 Oral B indicator toothbrushes, 1.99 ea, get $1 ECB, limit 2
-used $2 off 2 coupon from  7/3 PG
=pay $1.98, get $2.00
=.02 moneymaker

2 Pantene, sale 2/$6.97, get $2 ECB when you buy 2
-$3 off 2 Pantene products 6/19 SS
-$2 off 1 Pantene (CVS coupon from machine last week)
=pay $1.97, get $2 ECB
=.03 moneymaker

Crest, sale $1.99, get $1 ECB, limit 2
-.75 coupon from PG 6/5 or 7/3
=pay $1.24, get $1 ECB
=.24 each
After my $5 in ECB's, I paid $1.58 cash

2nd Transaction
Gillette Pro Glide Razor, $9.99, get $4 ECB
-$4 coupon from
=pay $5.99, get $4.00
I used $4 from 1st transaction ECB's, and paid cash $2.15
So I have $6 in ECB's left!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Walmart, Kroger, and Target!!!

I went to Wal Mart, Kroger, and Target today and got some pretty good deals.  I have never used coupons at Target before, did you know you can use a Target store coupon AND a manufacture coupon!!  Awesome!!  Check out, lots of great coupons! Also, check out the Target app on your phone they will text you coupons that you don't have to print, just have the cashier scan the bar code right on your phone!!

I got all this today for $25.00, I saved over $80.00


2 Dove Men deodorant, $3.99 ea
- Target coupon $2.00 off when you buy 2
-(2) $2.00 off manuf coupons from RP 6/26
=.99 each

Pop Tarts, sale $2.50 each (large box, 12 ct)
-Target coupon $1.00 off when you buy 3
-Kelloggs coupon $2.00 off when you buy 3
=$1.50 each

Sharpie Permanent Marker
sale, $1
-Target coupon $1 off
*note limit 1 print, but Target just reset coupons yesterday, so if you already did this, you may be able to print again after reset!

Paper mate pens
sale, $1.02
-Target coupon $1.00
=.02 each
*again, I was able to do this twice, because of reset on coupons this week!

Splitz, $2.19 ea, bought 4
-(2)Target coupon .75 off when you buy 2
-(2)manuf coupon .75 off when you buy 2, 6/19 SS & 7/10 SS
=1.44 each (not that great of a deal, but I was trying out Targets couponing, and by the way, had NO problems!)

So my total at Target was $30.00 before coupons, after just $12.28

2nd stop Walmart

Cascade trial packs, .97 bought 4
-(4)$1.00 off Cascade product PG 7/3? not sure thats right, think it was 6/26
=FREE, +.03 moneymaker on each

Herbal Essences
Conditioner, $2.84
Hair Gel, $2.88
-$1.00/1 SS 6/12
-$3.00 off styler when you buy shampoo or conditioner SS 7/3
=1.72 for BOTH

So, my total at Walmart was $1.73

They are running Mega Event when you buy 10 participating items you get $5 off...
these are the Mega items I bought

(3)Pringles, .99 after Mega
-$1/ when you buy 3,  6/26
=.65 each

Colgate, bought 5
.99 after Mega
-(5) .50 coupons (doubled) from SS6/26 or SS 7/10

Wisk detergent, bought 2
$3.49 after Mega
-(2) $2 coupons from SS 6/26
=$1.49 each!

Ghiradelli Brownie
$1.49 after Mega
-Kroger home mailer coupon .55

Sunny D, bought 4
.99 after Mega
-(4) .25 coupon from SS 5/15 (triples)
=.24 each

Pop Secret Popcorn, bought 4
.99 after mega
-.50/2, used 2 coupons
=.49 each

I needed 1 more item to have 20 (quantities of 10 for mega)
so I bought
Lipton 2 liter, .89 after Mega

also on sale, not in Mega...
Skintimate shave Cream, sale $2
used $1/1 SS 6/26
My Kroger total was just over $11 for 21 items and 2 included laundry soap!!

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Free at Kroger!

I ran to Kroger yesterday at picked up this stuff for FREE!

Minute Maid frozen treats (4 pack) onsale 10/$10
use .50/1 coupon from 6/26, doubles=FREE

3 Musketeers on sale 2/$1
use .50/2 coupon from 6/26=FREE when you buy 2

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

I'm Back!

After a wonderful vacation at Disneyland, we came home to a fried computer, so we finally have ours back from getting fixed!  And I am slowly getting back into my coupon groove!

Today I went to CVS, I started with $6.49 in ECB's
I scanned my card at the machine and got a $1 ECB for my fall spending, I don't spend a lot apparently, but my savings are over $1300.00!

I got all this for less than $2 today at CVS!!!

1st Transaction
 Oral B Toothbrush $5.99 ea, get $3.00 ECB, limit 2
2 Oral B Pulsar toothbrushes $5.99 ea,
used 1 B1G1 free (value only up to $3,99)  PG 6/5
used 1 $3 off coupon from PG 6/5
=pay $5.99, get back $6 ECB
=.01 profit

 Oral B Advantage Toothbrushes $3, get back $1, limit 2
2 oral b advantage, $3 each
used 2 $2 PG 7/3
=pay $2, get $2 ECB

Starburst , sale $2.50
coupon from red machine, $2 off skittles

Of course had my kids with me and they needed a drink, so
1 sprite, $1.59

So, used my $7.49 in ECB's
plus $1.70 cash, got back $8.00 in ECB

2nd transaction
Gillette Profusion, sale $9.99, get back $4 ECB
1 razor
used $4 coupon from PG 6/5
=pay $5.99, get $4

Herbal Essence or Aussie sale, 2/6.98, get back $1 when you buy 2
1 Aussie hairspray + 1 conditioner
used $3/1 styler when you buy shampoo or conditioner PG 7/3
used $1/1  Aussie produst RP 6/12
-coupon from red machine, $2 off Aussie products
=pay .98 for both, get back $1 ECB
=.02 profit

I ended up having to buy gum and a caramel, because I handed him too many ECB's...but still got back
$5 ECB's for next time!

Note* red machine also printed out Pantene coupon, and I know there is a manufacture coupon for that, so I will go again later this week!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


As you can tell I have been busy not posting any deals!!  I have been knee high in end of year party stuff for my kids school, and we leave this weekend for Disneyland, so I will not be posting anything for a few more weeks!  Sorry!  I miss it, and will be excited to get back into it when I get back, and my pantry will need it!
Happy Summer!!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

I Heart Kroger!

I went to Kroger today with a handful of coupons and did GREAT!
I got all this for $3.67!!  Saved $60.04
* I did receive a coupon booklet in the mail for some FREE items...which I always wondered why my sister in law got those coupons, and I didn't, well, I had a prescription filled a couple of weeks ago, then I started receiving these coupons!
Ronzoni pasta
Mega sale (after buying 10 participating items)
.50 ea
print coupon here and here (you can print 2 per site!)
=FREE pasta!

Boulder Chips
.99 after mega print $1 off 1 bag (use zip code 90210)
=FREE chips
aslo, some $1 OFF 2 bags
=.50 each

Quakes rice snacks
after mega .59 ea
coupon from 5/1
=.18 for 2

used FREE coupon from home mailer

used FREE coupon from Home mailer

Lays Chips
used FREE coupon from home mailer

Softsoap handsoap, sale .88
used .75 off home mailer coupon

sale $2.67
used $1 off from 5/1

Dawn dishwashing liquid, $ 1.49 (not on sale)
I didn't need this but had a digital coupon and paper coupon, and checking to see if they allow BOTH, and they did!  I don't know if it is only during Mega Event, or not, but I loved it!
-used .50 coupon (doubled)
-and digital coupon for.25
=.24 cents

used FREE coupon from home mailer

Haribo Gummy Bears
sale $1
used .30 coupon from (tripled)
=.10 each

Remember to buy in quantities of 10 for Mega items!
I may be going back to get razors with my ecoupon and my paper coupon!!

Thursday, May 5, 2011


I ran to Kroger to check out the MEGA EVENT, and I ran out of time, so I just got a few things before I had to get kids from school...
I got all of this for $1.30!!

The Reach sale is still going on, I didn't have anymore of the $2.50/2 coupons from 4/17 (moneymakers!)
But still used $1 off and .50 off to get FREE flossers that my kids LOVE!

Skinner Pasta is .19 each!! 
No coupon needed! Must buy groups of 10 (mix n match)
I bought 7

3 Cap n Crunch (for my 10 items)
sale, after Mega is $1.99,
used .50/1 (doubles)
=.99 each!! 

I also had a $3 off your next purchase coupon that I used!

Will post more finds later in the week!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


LOTS of sales and good finds at CVS, it was almost hard for me to decide what scenario to do, and since I only was starting with $4 in ECB's, it was not easy!

I did get all of this in 2 transactions for about $10, and I have $5 in ECB's
1st Transaction

2 Colgate toothpaste
sale, $2.77 ea
-.75 coupon in 5/1
get back $2.77 in ECB's
=MONEYMAKER (limit 2) after ECB and coupon!

Maybelline Mascara
sale, $7.49
used CVS store coupon from last week red machine -$3
used coupon from 3/6 or 4/10 -$1
get back $2 in ECB
=$1.49 after ECB and coupons

Total =
paid $3.75cash, (after paying with $4 ECB)
 get back $ 7.54 in ECB's

2nd Transaction...

sale, 2/$1
coupon 5/1 .50/2
=2/.50 (got 4, but someone already ate 1)

Ivory Soap
sale, $1
-coupon from 5/1 $1

Charmin Basic 12 ct
sale, $4.99
use .25 coupon 5/1
=4.74, get back $1 ECB

Tide laundry soap
sale, $5.99
use coupon $1 off wyb Charmin or Bounty Basic
=$4.99, get back $1 ECB

Bic Soleil
sale, $6.99
use coupon -$3 5/1
=$3.99, get back $3 ECB

Total 2nd Transaction=
$7.86, got back $5 in ECB's


I ran to Kroger and got all this for just .10 cents!!!
Better Oats Oatmeal
sale, $1 x 2
coupon (internet Printable) -$1 x 2

Franks red Hot Sauce
.99 x 2
-.50 coupon that doubles x 2

Mahatma Rice
.89 x 2
coupon from 5/1 -.50 (doubles) x 2

Cinnamon Rolls
sale, $1
coupon .30 (tripled)

I think Kroger starts a MEGA even tomorrow!  I will post match ups soon!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

By the way...

Because of Easter Holiday, there were no inserts in the newspaper, so don't run out to get any!!


CVS is OK this week...
I started with $13 in ECB's, paid I about .93 cents, got back $4 in ECB's, not wonderful, but couldn't resist stocking up the garage fridge!

Also, did go the other day and get Mens Dove deodarant on sale for .99 cents!! Great deal!!


Kroger sales have been AWFUL lately, but I did go today and get a lot of toothbrushes and flossers!
Some coupons produce overage, so I got some fruit!
Reach toothbrushes
sale, $1
use coupon from 4/17

Reach flossers
sale, $1
use coupon from 4/17 BUY 2 save $2.50 (***produces .50 overage!)

Listerin Pocket packs,.
sale $1
use coupon from 4/17 SS, or maybe 1/9 SS

sale $1
use coupon from 4/3 PG

Mentos gum
sale $1
use coupon from 3/20 SS

I spent only $1.34 on everything pictured!!! And Saved $47.78!!


I made a quick run into Albertsons, to get Hefty One Zip bags

They are on sale for .88
then use $1/2 from 2/21 RP, makes them .38 each!

Sunday, April 17, 2011


New sale at CVS starts today! 
I started with about $8 in ECB's, then when I got there i scanned my card and got a $5 ECB from the Beauty Club!!

So I bought
2 Nivea Bodywash
sale, $3.88
-$3.00 coupons x 2 4/17
=.88 each!

Edge shave Gel
-.55 coupon from 3/20
=2.74, get back $2.30 in ECB!!
=.44 , limit 1

Schick Intuition
razor or refill,
sale, $8.99
-$2 coupon from 3/20 or 4/17
=$6.99, get back $4 ECB

1 Paas egg dye kit
$1.99, get back $1.99

So, after coupons, and my ECB's I paid .81
Then got back $8.29 in ECB's...

On the bottom of my receipt was a coupon for $5 off $10 purchase, 3 days only!!
So, I bought

2 Head & Shoulders
- BOGO FREE coupon
=$4.99 for 2
get back $2 ECB (I will use the $5 off $10 coupon so makes them a moneymaker, because of $2 I will get back!)

I also threw in a Mens Nivea Body wash for my nephews
-$3 coupon 4/17

So my 2nd transaction total was .39, then got back $2 ECB!

There are also ECB deals on Coke, and other things, so I may go back later this week!!

Go get a newspaper, or 2!!

There are 4 inserts in todays paper, so run out and get a few copies!!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

New Week at CVS!!

Got all this for less than $5 out of pocket!!

I started with only $10 in ECB's,
and I did 2 transactions...

1st transaction
Spend $20, get $10 ECB on Lysol/ airwick
Airwick Freshmatic imotion
sale, $5 x 3
-$4 coupon x 3
=$1 x 3

2 Lysol neutra air,
sale, 2/$5
-$1.50 coupon
=3.50 (could have used 2 of these coupons, but forgot one at home)

Bic Soleil (not crazy about this raxor but a good deal with ECB/s
-$2 coupon (can't remember where from)
=$4.99, get back $3

Spent about $1.60 out of pocket after my $10 ECB
got back $13 in ECB's

2nd transaction
Jergens lotion, spend $15, get $5 ECB
sale 2/$15
-$3 coupon from 4/10 SS
=$12, get back $5

Super Bubbles (not pictured) for my kids
get back $1.99

Russell Stover chocolate egg
get back .74

Spent about $2 out of pocket after $13 ECB, got back $5, $1.99, and .74

Also some good coupons printed from the magic machine, a $3 off Bounty paper towel (8 ct) which is on sale for $6.99, so not a bad price, plus you can combine that store coupon with manuf coupon!

Also $3 off Benefiber printed! Also good deal with the $2 off coupons that are still out!


I ran to Kroger for a few things (their sale this week stinks!)

But I managed to get all this for less than $4
Suave deod
-.50 coupon 3/20 RP (doubles)
=.09 cents each

Snickers eggs
.50 each
-$1 off 2  PG 4/10

-$1 coupon 3/27
=$1.29 ea

Olay Bar soap
$2.19 ea
-$2 coupon 4/3 PG
=.19 each

$1.19 ea
-$1 PG  4/3 PG
=.19 ea

Maybe next week will be a better sale!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

FREE Toothbrushes at Walmart!

You can get FREE toothbrushes at Walmart with the $2 coupon in PG 4-3
They are priced $1.96
Update 4/12: Walmart raised their price this week on this toothbrush, but I think you can still get it FREE at good old Kroger!
Dont forget to pick up an extra double issue of the newspaper while you are there!!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

New Week at CVS starts today!!

I got all this for $2.66 out of pocket, and got back $10 ECB's!!

I started with $20 ECB's, then scanned my card when I got there at the magic red machine and got a $2 ECB for my winter spending!
I did 2 transactions...

1st transaction:
Contact eye solution $8.99
-$1 coupon from todays paper
get back $8.99 in ECB's
= FREE plus $1 moneymaker!!

2 Crest mouthwash, $3.49 each
-$2 coupon from todays paper
-$1 coupon from todays paper
get back $2.50 on each
= FREE plus $1 Moneymaker!

Infusium 23 leave in treatment (needed for my daughters hair)
sale, $4.99
-$2 coupon in todays paper
=2.99, but because of above overage, it cost me .99 cents!

Oral-B toothbrush
-$2 coupon from todays paper
-.99 ECB
=FREE (limit 2)

My total after coupons was about $16, used ECB's to pay, got back
$14.98 in ECB's

2nd Transaction

When you buy $30 certain products you get $10 ECB's
I got 3 Charmin @ $5.49 ea
and 3 Herbal Essences Shampoo
 and 3 Herbal Essences styler
-used 3 Herbal Essences Buy 1 shampoo get a styler FREE (-2.75 ea)
-used 1 $1/2 from todays paper
Spent all my ECB's, plus $2.66 cash...
got back $10

Great week at CVS!!