Thursday, January 15, 2009

Drug Store Scenarios

I have about $28 in ECB's that I'd like to flip. I challenged myself not to spend any money out of pocket at CVS this month which means that I need to stick with 100% free after ECB deals and Free after coupon & ECB deals in order to make this happen.

Here's what I plan to purchase this week from CVS and Walgreen's


$1.99-$3.29 Colgate Toothpaste B1G1 FREE - Limit 6

*I have some coupons for $1.00/1 and some for $0.75/1 that I’ll use.

$6 Soy Joy 6 ct: $6 ECB. Limit 5

*The buzz is that these have a confirmed undisclosed limit of 10. I’ve already bought 5 and my receipt does not say limit reached.

$4.50 Dove Shampoo, Conditioner, Styler: $3 ECB (upon purchase of 2). Limit 1

I have some Dove cpns. that I've been waiting to use

Kotex pads 16-20 ct with Bonus panty liners 16 ct $4.99 get $2 ECB limit 5

*I bought 1 so I have 4 more to pick up this month. I’ll use a few $1/1 cpns. To reduce my oop cost


$2.79 Colgate Total or Regular B1G1 FREE w/ Walgreens Weekly Ad Coupon

$1.39 ea. - $1.00/1 cpn=$0.39 ea.

$3.79 Oust Air Sanitizer B1G1 FREE
B1G1 FREE Oust in the 1/4 SS Insert (exp 2/28)

$2.99 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner B1G1 FREE
$.75 in the 1/4 SS Insert (exp 3/2)

$2.99 Aquafresh Toothpaste: Advanced, Extreme Clean or White N Shine
$2 January IVC (page 17) and $1 Printable here

$14.99 Contour Meters/Breeze 2 (x 3 cpns)

(3) $30 in the 10/26 RP Insert (exp 7/31/09) = FREE + possible overage

$.89 Kleenex Facial Tissue w/ Walgreens Weekly Ad Coupon
$.50 on 3 in the 12/7 SS Insert (exp 1/31)
$.50 on 3 in the 1/4 SS Insert (exp 2/28)

$0.72 after cpn.

Walgreen’s deals courtesy of Mommy Snacks


  1. I've been seeing online that the printable $1.50 Colgate coupon might not be legit. I just wanted to give you a heads up to read the fine print on it and look into it!

    Have a great day!

  2. I have read about those coupons possibly being fraudulent. I had a problem using one at Kroger last week. The cashier had a copy of it taped to his register.

    When I handed it to him he said "This is printed!" in an accusatory tone,

    I replied "Yes it is, from a printer. Are those illegal now?"

    He was all flustered for some strange reason and I asked him if there was a problem. I also asked if the copy of the Colgate coupon that he had taped to his register have some sort of alert from his manager or Kroger corporate. He told me to hold on while he left to consult with his supervisor.

    The supervisor said that they would take the coupon if it scanned. Note: my printed coupons have not been scanning for about 2 weeks since my toner is low.

    So when it didn't scan I just chalked it up as low toner issues.

    I rally do not like to be made an accomplice to illegal activity. I am really disturbed to know that some of the links to coupons that we find online can possibly be fraudulent, It really makes me understand why some cashiers treat us like thieves when we use internet coupon.

    I have made changes to this post and will be making changes to the way that I include internet coupon links in the future.


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