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!