Sunday, November 30, 2008

CVS Deals 11/30-12/6


Well after the 3 day sale this past week this week looks really boring. There are a couple things that I will probably go for.


Dawn Dish Soap B1G1 Free @ $1.49
::50cents off any Dawn dish soap from Home Made Simple coupon book

Gillette Venus or Fusion Razors Spend $15 and Receive $5 Extra Care Bucks
::$4 off Gillette Fusion Razor (11/30 Proctor and Gamble)
::$4 off Venus Embrace (Vocal Point mailer)
(I know the flier states starting at $5.99, my store only had razors starting at $9.99)

You can check out the complete ad here.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Black Friday at Walmart

This year for the first time in many years I did go to Walmart for Black Friday. My best girlfriend and I had a plan to head to a local 24hr Walmart. She had some ad matching to do so we got to Walmart at 3:30am. There were already quite a few cars in the parking lot and the Electronics section was already filling up. I personally was not going for any electronics so I was glad about that. We walked the perimeter of the store to figure out where the items were that we wanted. At about 4am we split up. I was mainly going for hoodies and pjs for my girls Christmas.
I found it odd that at 4am the employees started taking the plastic off all of the display cases except electronics items. So everyone was just walking by getting what they wanted an moving on. I do admit that I had a few things in my cart although they were items that were not on display and hadn't been wrapped up with plastic but they were in the ad.
I did managed to get everything I wanted. No pic in case my nosy daughters happen to see.

But I managed to get 7 items each for both of my daughters as well as getting my new niece the Fisher Price Walker t0 Wagon for $10.
I know she is not quite big enough yet but by the time next Christmas rolls around she will be 14months. Besides my sister expressed really wanting this for her. :)
I also got 6 new towels for $1.50 each.

All in all I spent $103 for 15 gifts and 6 towels. Not bad! After I added up all original price tags I saved about as much as I spent. After Walmart we grabbed a breakfast sandwich at McDonalds and headed home. I was home by 8:30am. For me it was worth getting up that early to save $100. As for my friend, she saved $75. So we were both pleased.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Don't Forget to Enter

I have 2 giveaways ending very soon so if you haven't entered make sure you do.

You can get a fee Monopoly Jr Disney Channel Ed, this ends Sunday November 30th at midnight and I will draw the winner on December 1st.

You can also get a $10 Walmart gift card, this ends Saturday November 29th and I will draw the winner on November 30th.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Thanksgiving Day Shopping at CVS


Update: As I sat here reading this today, I realized that I also purchased the Sally Hansen Nail Polish and the Loreal Lip Juicer but I don't have it in my list below.


I have never shopped on Thanksgiving day before but I thought I would just head over and see if I could get any of the free stuff. Our store didn't open until 9am and amazingly I was the first person there!! I normally never do multiple transactions in one day but I talked to the cashier and about it and she assured me it was just fine. I didn't really have a plan, I didn't expect to get there and be able to get everything I wanted.

So here is my run down.

Transaction 1 (I came in with $16 in Extra Care Bucks)

2 Bic Soleil Razors @ $5.99 each (Earn $5.99 each in Extra Care Bucks)
1 Johnson and Johnson's Melt Away Lotion $5.99 (Earn $5.99 in ECBs)
1 Right Guard Extreme $4.49 ( returned)

~Coupons~
55cents off Right Guard

$1 off J & J Lotion

2 $3 off Bic Soleil

-$16 Extra Care Bucks

Total spent $3.12 and received 21.46 in Extra Care Bucks


Transaction 2

Shick Quattro Titanium $7.99 (earn $6 in ECBs)
1 Colgate Total Advance $2.99 (earn $2.99 in ECBs)
Garnier Nutriesse Towelettes $5.99 (earn $5.99 in ECBs)
2 liter Dr Pepper $1.79
Covergirl Smoother Foundation $7.99 (earn $7.99 in ECBs)
Rightguard Extreme $4.49 (returned)

~Coupons~
55cents off Right Guard

$4 off Shick Quattro

-21.46 Extra Care Bucks

Total spent $5.23 and received $22.97 in Extra Care Bucks

Transaction 3

Reeses Peanut Butter cup 50cents
Hershey Almond King size $1 (earn $1 ECB)
Reeses King Size $1
Aussie Shampoo $2.99 (earn $2.99 ECBS)
Aussie Conditioner $2.99 (earn $2.99 ECBs)
Covergirl Smoother Powder $5.99 (earn $5.99 ECB)
Rightguard Extreme $4.49 (returned)

~Coupon~
55cents off Rightguard

$1 off Aussie

-$16.98 in Extra Care Bucks

Total Spent 45 cents and received $12.97 in Extra Care Bucks


Transaction 4

1 Hershey Candy Bar 88cents
2 M&M Minis @ 88cents each
2 Colgate Total Advanced @ 2.99 each (earn $2.99 Extra Care Bucks each)
2 Soft and Dri @ 99cents each
3 Gatorade G2 @ $1.49 each (earn $1.49 each in Extra Care Bucks)
1 Dean Skim Milk $2.99
Dr Pepper 20oz $1.49

~coupons~
2 55cent off Soft and Dri
-$17.96 in Extra Care Bucks

Total Spent 97cents and received $7.46 in Extra Care Bucks

For a Grand Total of $10.48 cash paid and have $8.46 in Extra Care Bucks for next time.

The original total of my purchases before tax comes to $105.62



After I got home I realized that I had grabbed the wrong men's deodorant. I meant to grab the ones for 99cent and the ones I got cost $4.49. Also I was charged for 3 toothpastes and I only got 2. So back I went.

I returned the 3 deodorants and got my money back for the toothpaste.
I was given $7 and some change in cash and a gift card for $9.64


Here is what I got

4 Right Guard @ 99cents each
2 Soft and Dri @ 99cents each
4 Dentyne Ice 4pks @ 75cents each

I paid $9.40 on the gift card and had 24cents left over


Now here is where my overall totals change!

My Grand Total out of pocket is now $3 for everything purchased today. I still have the same remaining Extra Care Bucks.

After returning the other items and purchasing these new items the new Original Total of purchases before taxes $123.06

Wow what a morning $123.06 plus tax worth of merchandise for $3 out of pocket and $8.46 in Extra Care Bucks for next week!

CVS Shopping 11/25


2 Dial 3pk Soap @ $1.99 each (earns $1 Extra Care Bucks each)

2 Rightguard Professional @ $7.99 each (earns $7 extra care bucks each)

1 20oz Dr Pepper $1.49
1 Candy Bar 50cents
1 St Jude Donation $1


~COUPONS~
2 30cents off dial
-$19.99 in Extra Care Bucks

For a total of $2.50 and I receive $16 in Extra Care Bucks

That puts my weekly spending total at $48.81. Check out what else I spent here!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Free Shipping at Finish Line

Thanksgiving day only!! Get free shipping at FinishLine.com there is no minimum purchase although the maximum purchase is 7 items per order.

2 Days Free Shipping at Bath and Body Works


At Bath and Body Works you can receive FREE SHIPPING with any purchase for 2 Days Only!

Just enter SHIPFREE at the checkout!

Here is an excellent way to gets some of those gifts bought without having to leave your home!

Send a Free Thanksgiving eCard

Thanksgiving

Walmart Shopping 11/22

With the Holidays fast approaching you will notice that my amount spent for groceries/household will go to a bare minimum. Thankfully I have a pretty well stocked pantry and lots of goodies in the freezer.

Walmart shopping week 11/21 through 11/27.

Great Value FF Milk $3.23
Great Value Cheese Cracker $1.38
Snack Pack Chocolate Pudding $1
Yo Plus Yogurt $2.50
Plastic spoons $1.28
2 Loaves Great Value Wheat Bread @ $1.34 each
2 Kashi Cereal @ $2.98 each
Rice Krispies $2.38
Crispix $2.38
3 Johnson's Buddies Soap @ 97 cents each
4 Campbells Chicken Noodle Soup @ 60 cents each
4 Campbells Tomato Soup @ 60 cents each
4 Great Value Black Beans @ 56 cents each
Great Value Pepper jack Slices $2.42
2 Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers Mixed Veggies @ $1.08 each
1 lb sliced Turkey Breast $3.98
Ortega Taco Seasoning 62 cents
20oz Dr. Pepper $1.38
2 lg cans Diced Tomatoes @ $1.18 each
2 Lean Gourmet Pepperoni Pizzas @ $1.22 each
Great Value Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough $1.97
Equate Anti-Cavity Mouthwash $2.76
2 Great Value Tuna @ 78 cents each
12 pk Sam's Choice Dr. Thunder $2.38

Subtotal before coupons $58.35

~~ COUPONS~~
2 $1 off Kellog's Cereals
2 40cents off 4 Campbells soups
2 $1 off Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers
1 $3 off 3 Johnson's Products
$1.50 off Yoplait Yo Plus Yogurt
2 $2 off Kashi Cereal

Total after coupons including tax $46.31

Monday, November 24, 2008

Baby Center Store Giant Toy Sale

Baby Center Store is having a Giant Toy Sale!
Save up to 40% off on toys from Brands such as Fisher Price, Infantino, Lamaze, Manhattan Toy and Radio Flyer.
The toys age groups range from newborn to 3+ years.
Spend $49 and get free shipping

**They also have a 70% off clearance section**

Only One Month.....

Blog Pictures | acobox.com It is really hard to believe that there are only 31 days until Christmas! If you are like me you still have so many things to accomplish. This weekend we will put up our Christmas tree and decorations. The girls can't wait. We will play Christmas music and drink Eggnog.

I truly enjoy the Holidays and more than anything I enjoy giving. I love for my girls to have a wonderful Christmas but we don't spend hundreds of dollars per child. It's just not realistic for us.

My shopping list includes:
My Mom and Step Dad
My Grandma and Grandpa
My Hubby's Dad
13 nieces and nephews
My hubby and my 2 girls

We also try to do some type of donation every year.
Now you can see we don't buy for my sisters and their spouses or my hubby's siblings and spouses. We all decided many years ago when the nieces and nephews started multiplying that we would rather buy for them than each other. I would rather my girls get another present and me not.

Thankfully I have all the nieces and nephews done except my sisters brand new baby girl. (we only spend $10 per gift on the N&N's and trust me I look for clearance). I also have my Step Dad and Grandma done.

On top of the Christmas shopping we have my Step Dad's Birthday the beginning of December, my sister on December 15th, my oldest Daughter on December 16th, one niece on December 17th and yet another niece on December 23rd! Uggh.

I don't have to buy for my sister, niece no #1 will get $20 (what we do for bday's once they are 10 or over)and I have already got niece #2's present. As for my oldest daughter she is turning 13 and I told her that starting this year we will make a tradition and just go shopping together with the amount of money we spend on the girls bdays.

So here is what I have left to do for the month of December:
Step Dad Bday
Take Daughter Bday Shopping
Mom Christmas Present
Grandpa Christmas Present
Hubby Christmas Present
New baby niece Christmas Present
Emeri and Jonah's Christmas (I plan to get a lot done friday morning at WalMart)

As for donating, we already have numerous new toys that I have gotten throughout the year on clearance. Since they don't work for the kids I am shopping for, my girls are going to take them to school to donate for children in need in our town.

How are you doing on your Christmas shopping?? Are you farther along than me??
Next year I really hope to have everything done before December!!




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Have you Tried Redbox?

We tried out Redbox for the first time this past weekend. We were in Walmart and figured, why not? It only cost $1 to rent a dvd. You use a debit or credit card to pay and you just need to return to any Redbox by 9pm the next evening. Otherwise you will be charged another $1 until you return it. It was really easy to figure out. We actually rented 2 movies. There are a lot of new movies to choose from.

Here is the best part, on Mondays you can get a free movie. Each and every monday. I got a text earlier from Redbox with a free movie code to use. So this evening I will head to WalMart and get a free movie to watch tonight. Here is the code, anyone can use it. 2MNC92.

For more details on how Redbox works you can go to their website here.



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Saturday, November 22, 2008

CVS Shopping 11/16

I am so behind! I have been sick for a little over a week now. It started out as flu and then this Wednesday I woke up with serious head congestion. As I am typing this I have a pretty bad sinus headache. On the 14th I started my $100 budget for the week. I first shopped at Kroger where I spent a total of $73.94. After that I went to Walgreens and spent another $1.08 putting my total at. $75.02. Then I went to CVS on the 16th, sadly I do not have a picture this week.

I bought

2 Soft & Dri Deodorant @ $2.99 each (receive $2 Extra Care Bucks each)
1 Loreal Age Perfect Lotion $15.99 (receive $15.99 Extra Care Bucks)
1 Always Infinity $5.99
CVS Paper Towels $1.99
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~Coupons~
55cents off Soft & Dri
50cents off Soft & Dri Peelie
$2 off Always Infinity
$2 off Always Infinity CVS CRT
My receipt shows -$17 Extra Care Bucks, I thought I only had $14. hmmm
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I paid $8.32 out of pocket and received $19.99 in Extra Care Bucks

I also received several CRT's $2 off St. Ives Product, $1 off Colgate Max Fresh, $6 off any 2 Dove Hand and Body lotion, $3/$15 Facial Skin Care Purchase.


So my total grocery and household spending for this past week was $83.34. I came in $16.66 under budget and start the new week off with $19.99 in Extra Care Bucks! :)


Want to see more CVS savings? Visit the "Cents"ible Sawyer's CVS Superstars!





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Friday, November 21, 2008

Monopoly Jr Disney Channel Ed. Giveaway


Monopoly Jr Disney Channel Ed. Giveaway


Monopoly Jr. Disney Channel Edition features all the fun of the classic Monopoly game, with a Disney twist! Includes 1 Gameboard, 48 Plastic Televisions, 24 Chance Cards, 1 Pack of Play Money, 8 Character Pawns, 4 Stands, 1 Die and Instructions. Play as a character from Hannah Montana, Phineas & Ferb, Jump In!, The Cheetah Girls, Return to Halloween Town, High School Musical, Cory in the House, That's So Raven, and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Select your favorite Disney Channel personality and run around the gameboard buying properties along the way. Whomever collects the most money at the end of the game wins.

How can you win this BRAND NEW Monopoly Jr game?

Entry #1 Leave a comment and tell me your favorite childhood game.

Entry #2 Subscribe to my feedburner and leave a separate comment letting me know you subscribed.

Entry #3 Add my headline animator to your blog. You will receive "2" entries for this. After adding the animator to your blog leave 2 additional comments with your blog address, stating "Entry#3 I have added your animator"

Entry #4 Mention my giveaway on your blog with a link to this post. This will earn you "3" entries. In order to receive the 3 entries make sure that you leave 3 additional comments with the link to your post, stating "Entry #4 I blogged your giveaway.

(Please, please make sure to leave the additional comments if you do #3 and #4 so that you will get all your additional entries)

I will quit taking entries on November 30th at midnight and I will draw the winner on December 1st. I will be using Random.org to draw the number.

You must have a United States address!

What to do with Tons of Instant Oatmeal?


Well we have an abundance of instant oatmeal right now. Due to coupons and sales I have gotten a lot of delicious flavors for next to nothing.

I will start this off by informing you that I am NOT a morning person. I really hate mornings. I am a night person and no matter how much I have tried to change this schedule it just won't work. So the girls get up at 6am and I get up at 6:30am. Their breakfast is done and over before I crawl out of bed. Now that my girls are a little older, 10 and almost 13 (less than a month). They handle their own breakfast in the morning. They can make bacon and eggs or of course cereal. But I always try to keep things available that are easy. Like homemade waffles and pancakes frozen, all they have to do is reheat.
So I thought maybe I could do something with all that instant oatmeal that would give them a super quick and easy breakfast.

I found a great muffin recipe that called for left over oatmeal. So I figured why couldn't I just use the instant?! My girls, hubby, sister and I have all thoroughly enjoyed these muffins.

Here is what you will need:

1 cup Self Rising Flour
3/4c sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
1 stick butter (melted)
3 packets instant oatmeal
boiling water
3 bowls

In one bowl mix the flour, sugar and baking powder. In another bowl gently whisk the egg and then add in the melted butter. Stir that together. In the third bowl add enough boiling water to the 3 packets of instant oatmeal that it is a thick consistency of oatmeal. Once the oatmeal is mixed well add it to the wet ingredients and stir them until blended. Then add the wet to the dry and mix them well. The batter will be thick.
Grease a muffin pan and add the batter. Cook 15-18 minutes on 350. (mine didn't take quite as long) This will make 1 dozen regular sized muffins.

The last batch I made I used Active Lifestyle Maple Brown Sugar and Pecan and they were delicious. I got this box of oatmeal free using Cellfire!

For more great recipes check out the Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap!




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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Hallmark Greeting Card Contest

Hallmark

You have until December 7th to submit a really cute kid photo and writing to make a Mother's or Father's Day card.




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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Cellfire Coupons

I have just recently signed up at Cellfire. The site is free to join and allows you to use digital coupons from your cell phone or PC. When I joined I did enter my cell phone number in order to get my confirmation number. Then I opted out of using my cell phone for other transactions. Information will be sent to my email instead and I can get certain coupons added to my store card.

For instance, I have linked up my Kroger card with Cellfire and I can add coupons directly to the card. So when I get my groceries and they swipe my card the coupons are automatically there. Trust me it does work!

There are also deals for shopping, restaurants and entertainment. You can check out your area to see what discounts are available.




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Betty Crocker $10 Coupon Book



Sign up today and get your free coupon booklet worth $10!






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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Spent $1.08 at Walgreens

I have not done a lot of Walgreen's shopping lately. The deals just haven't really been there for me. But yesterday after my Cardiologist appointment, my Mom wanted me to stay and have lunch with her. I was in the town she works in and it is about 45 minutes from where I live. So I had about 30 minutes to waste and ran into their Walgreens.

Here is what I got

2 Renuzit TriScents Seaside Breezes Clearanced at $2.59 each
1 Dr Pepper 20oz $1.49

~Coupons~
2 $2/1 Renuzit TriScents
$2 Register Reward

For a total of $1.08


Want to see more Drugstore Savings? Visit the "Cent"sible Sawyer's Drugstore Divas!



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Kroger Mega Sale Shopping

New budget week 11/14 - 11/20

Check out Super Savings Saturday!

Due to the fact that the Kroger Mega Sale was ending on 11/15, I decided it would be beneficial to start my new weekly budget a little early. Last week I was unable to do any serious Kroger shopping since I was sick. Although this week due to some Dr and Dental appointments I was in "Big Town" many more days than I usually am.

Wednesday the 12th I had almost an hour to spare in town so I figured I would see if I could get a few things at the Mega Sale.

Kroger Trip 11/12
Colgate Luminous Toothpaste $1.50 (MS)
Scotch Brite nail Saver Sponge $1.99 (MS)
2 Total Cereal @ $2 each (MS)
1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal $2 (MS)
2 Swiss Miss w/ Marshmallows @ $1.50 each (MS)
2 Peter Pan Peanut Butter @ $2.45 each (MS)
1 Pkg Turkey Lunchmeat $3.99
2 Cottonelle 4pk @ 99cents each
1 Dr Pepper 20oz $1.49
1 Reese's Cup 79 cents
1 Just Bunches Cereal $3.19
1 Muir Glen Tomato Paste $1.39
1 Kroger Wheat Bread $1.19
Palmolive Dish Soap $2.49 (MS)
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~Coupons~ 50 cents off Cottonelle (Cellfire)
50 cents off Cottonelle (
Shortcuts)
$5 off Mega Offer
$2 off Just Bunches
2 25cents off Cottonelle doubled to 50cents

$1 off Muir Glen
75cents off Colgate
2 50cents off Peter Pan doubled to $1 each

25cents off Palmolive doubled to 50cents

50cents off Scotch Brite nail Saver doubled to $1
$1 off Deli Cuts Lunch Meat

55cents off Cinnamon Toast Crunch

2 $1 off Swiss Miss

2 75cents off Total

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Total came to $15.53
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Trip to came on Thursday when both of my daughters and I all had dental cleanings. I had a little time to spare so ran in quickly to get more savings.

Kroger trip 11/13
Kroger Skim Milk $2.42 (expiring in a couple days, gonna bake with it)
1 Activia Yogurt $2 (MS)
Active Lifestyle Instant Oatmeal $1.99
2 Huggies Sensitive Wipes @ $2.50 each (MS)
2 Glade Candles @ $2.50 each (MS)
Dial Soap $1.50 (MS)
2 Progresso Soup @ $1.65 each
Smuckers jam $2.50 (MS)
2 Dannon La Creme Yogurt @ $2 each (MS)
3 Banquet Chicken Nuggets @ $2 each (MS)
4 Total Cereal @ $2 each (MS)
2 Johnson's Oatmeal Vanilla Body Wash @ $3 each (MS)
1 Trix Cereal $2 (MS)
1 Johnson's Oatmeal Vanilla Lotion $3 (MS)
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~Coupons~
FREE Active Lifestyle Oatmeal (Cellfire)

50cents off 2 Progresso soup (Shortcuts)

55cents off Trix (Shortcuts)

2 50cents off Huggies Wipes doubled to $1 each

$1/2 La Creme Yogurt

$1 off Activia
$3 off 3 Johnson Items
2 $1.10/1 Progresso

2 $1 off Glade Candles
30cents off Dial doubled to 60cents

25cents off Smuckers doubled to 50cents

2 $1/2 Total Cereal
$5 Mega Offer
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My total was $34.31, I paid then realized the didn't take off one of my Mega Offers. Went to the service desk and the nice Gentleman checked out my stuff, scanned a paper and then handed me $5 cash. So my total then became $29.31
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My last trip was yesterday. I had to go to "Big Town" once again, this time for my yearly Echocardiagram. So I figured I would make one more stop and see what I could stock up on.

Kroger Trip 11/14


Kroger Flour $1.99
2 Air Wick Sprays @ 99cents each
5 Scotch Brite Sponges @ $1 each (MS)
1 Land O Lakes Butter $2.50 (MS)
2 Coast Soap @ $1 each (MS)
Kroger Plastic Spoons $1
2 Toaster Strudels @ $2 each (MS)
2 Hefty Freezer Bags @ $1.50 each (MS)
Kroger Skim Milk $2.42
2 Swiss Miss @ $1.50 each (MS)
2 Total Cereal @ $2 each (MS)
2 Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal (MS)
2 Betty Crocker Potatoes (MS)
2 Private Selection Organic Beans @ 79cents each
Kroger Wheat Bread 88cents
Kroger 18ct Eggs $2.19
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~Coupons~
$10 off Mega Offer
55cents off 2 Toaster Strudels
2 $1/2 Total
$1/2 Betty Crocker Potatoes
buy 1 get 1 free Air Wick took off $1.29
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My total was $29.10

So far that gives me a total for this week of $73.94. I still have $26.06 to spend until next friday the 21st. We are so stocked up on so many things. Tons of cereal. The baby wipes and baby wash went to my sister for my new niece.

I am also getting items ready to take for the local Homeless Shelter. We are a small area and only have one Shelter in "Big Town" My supply is getting large so we have plenty to share.




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Friday, November 14, 2008

CVS Shopping 11/9


This was week one of my $100 a week budget. My weeks run friday through thursday, it just works better for me with payday being on friday. When I went to CVS I had already spent $77.05, click here for those details.

My first stop was at "Big Town" CVS right after church. Had my daughters with me so the total was a little more than I had wanted.

2 Hershey's Snacksters @ $2.50 $2.50 (buy $20 of Hersheys and receive $10 Extra Care Bucks)
2 Reese's Snacksters @ $2.50 each
4 Hershey's Sweet & Salty Granola Bar @ $2.50 each
3 Palmolive Oxy Plus Dish Detergent @ $1.49 each (buy 1 receive $1 ECB)
1 Arizona Green Tea 99 cents
1 Dr pepper 20oz $1.49
1 Funyun $1.29
1 Wild Cherry Pepsi $1.49
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Coupons~
None :(
I did have $13.49 in Extra Care Bucks
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For a total of $16.71 out of pocket and receive $13 in Extra Care Bucks
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On the way home we stopped at "Small Town" CVS
When I got there I found a good deal on Fab laundry soap. Now I make my own but I called up my sisters and mom and bought what they wanted.

1 Kellogg's Apple Jacks $2
1 Kellogg's Fruit Loop $2
1 Kellogg's Corn Pops $2
11 Fab Ultra 32 Load Laundry Soap @ $1.49 each
1 Gallon Dean's Milk $2.99
2 Palmolive Oxy Plus @ $1.49 each
1 Garnier Fructis 2 n 1 Shampoo/Conditioner $2.99 (receive $2 Extra Care Bucks)
3 St. Ives Mineral Wash Body Wash @ $3.99 each (buy 1 and receive $3 ECBS)
1 Dr Pepper 20oz $1.49
1 Purina Dog Chow 4lb Bag $6.49
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~Coupons~
I had a $5/$25 from my email
3 $1/1 Kellog's Cereal
$1 off Garnier
3 $2/1 St. Ives
1 $4 off Purina Dog Chow
$13 Extra Care Bucks
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My total was $21.15 and I received $13 in Extra Care Bucks

My family paid me for their detergent so ultimately my total out of pocket was only $5

Which makes my grand total for the week $98.76
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Want to see more CVS savings? Visit the "Cents"ible Sawyer's CVS Superstars!

Check out Super Savings Saturday for more Grocery deals!




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Sears Has Layaway


Sears now has layaway!

  • Select Your Items
  • Bring them to any register and make a down payment.
  • Take home your items once payments have been completed
You down payment will be $15 or 20% whichever is greater. Layaway is available at Sears, Sears Hardware, Sears Grand and Sears Essentials.
Layaway must be paid in full by 12/23/2008



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Home Made Simple Coupon Book

Home Made Simple

This is an excellent coupon book. I just received mine recently in the mail. Just click the picture and sign up. It's that easy!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Loadable Coupons


Tonight was the night! I finally decided I would try out loadable coupons. I signed up for two different companies. The first one is Cellfire. When you sign up they ask your cellphone number and send you a text with a 5 digit code. The great part is you can opt to get all further correspondence through email. They have coupons for these grocery stores:

Bakers
Hilander
Payless
City Market
Jayc
QFC
Dillons
King Soopers
Ralphs
Frys
Kroger
Scotts
Gerbes
Owen's
Smith's

I loaded mine onto my Kroger Store card. I decided to just try one coupon at first. I used the "loadable" 50 cent off 4pk Cottonelle and my 25 cent off(doubled) Cottonelle to get a free 4pk of toilet paper.

I also signed up for Shortcuts, they offer coupons for the same stores as above. Again I loaded a 50 cent of 4pk Cottonelle and used my 25 cent off(doubled) Cottonelle to get a 2nd free 4pk of toilet paper.

Both coupons worked like a charm! Now that I now they work I am going back to load up some more coupons. The beauty is you can you a "loadable" coupon and a Manufacturer coupon on the same item!






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