Saturday, November 29, 2008

Getting Started (Week of November 30)

I will be attempting a weekly post dedicated to those people who are just starting out on their frugal journey. For those who don't have a binder full of coupons, a stash of ECB's or RR's, or a real history of using coupons.

Using only this current week's coupons and available printables, here are the best deals of the week:

CVS

Reading this first might help.

Duracell Batteries 8-pk AA or AAA, 4-pk C or D, 2-pk 9-volt
Sale Price $5.99
Earns $2 ECB's
LIMIT 5
Available Coupons:
.75 Manufacturer's Coupon from Procter & Gamble insert
$5 off 2 tearpad at CVS


Duracell Scenario:
Buy 2
$11.98
-.75 MQ
-.75 MQ
-$5 CVS Q
Pay $5.48
Earn $4 ECB's

All Roc Skincare is $4 off regular price
Available coupon:
$3 off printable

Extreme Energy 2-pk, 4 oz. total
$4.99
Earns $4.99 ECB's
LIMIT 1

Progresso Soup 18.5-19 oz. can
Buy One Get One Free
$3.19
Available Coupons:
$1.10 printable (use two)
$1 off 2 printable


Buy $15 worth of Gillette Venus/Fusion razors or cartridges, earn $5 ECB's.
LIMIT 1
Available coupon:
$4 off Gillette Fusion Razor Manufacturer's Coupon from Procter & Gamble insert

Clairol Nice & Easy hair color
$4.95 Sale Price
Available coupon:
$1 Manufacturer's Coupon from Procter & Gamble insert

Walgreens:

First, read this.

Next, print this coupon for $5 off $25 purchase, good only December 1st-2nd.

Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergent
Buy one for $6.99, get one for .01
Available coupons:
Must use in-ad coupon for sale price
$1 printable here (click on "Get Coupons", then print twice and use both)

All Free & Clear Laundry Detergent
$1.79 Sale Price
Available coupons:
Must use in-ad coupon for sale price
$1 printable here (print twice for scenario below)

Excedrin Express Gels 40 ct.
$5 Sale Price
Earns $8 RR's when you buy 3
Available coupons:
$2 printable here
Check your local grocery store for $2 blinkies

Reach Ultra Clean Dental Care
$3 Sale Price
Earns $6 RR's when you buy two

Colgate MaxFresh Toothpaste
$2.99 Sale Price
Earns $2 RR's

Scenario:
2 Arm & Hammer Detergents
(Use 2 $1 coupons & in-ad coupon)
2 All Free & Clear Detergent
(Use 2 $1 coupon & in-ad coupon)
3 Excedrin Express Gels 40 ct
(Use 3 $2 coupons)

2 Reach Ultra Clean Dental Care products
1 Colgate MaxFresh Toothpaste
1 candy bar or other item that costs at least 43 cents

This will make your pre-tax total $25+
Then use your $5 off $25 coupon
Pay $20 plus tax
Earn $16 RR's good toward your next purchase

Wal-Mart

Gillette Fusion Razor
***Look for the package with a cardboard backing, not the large plastic blister pack. I found these on a clip strip toward the back of the shaving aisle.***
$4.94
Available Coupon:
$4 Manufacturer's Coupon from Procter & Gamble insert

Please let me know if you see any other great deals based on this week's coupon inserts and currently available printable coupons.

4 comments:

Heather said...

I have not seen the battery coupon at the store in Brandon. Which ones have this coupon?

Mommy Managing said...

The CVS at Pear Orchard Road and County Line Road has them on the counter at the photo center.

winstead family said...

i can't get the execdrin coupons to print under walgreens thing...can you?

Mommy Managing said...

I have already printed it the maximum number of times, but the link works fine for me.