Monday, May 4, 2009

Swimming in Cereal

CVS
  • 3 Frosted Mini Wheats $10 ($3.33 each), used BOGO coupon and two $1 coupons (Vocal Point mailer) and got back $5 EB (Limit 1) = $0.34 profit *FYI the second $1 coupon beeped
  • 3 Adidas Deodorants $3.99 each, used three $1 coupons (4/5 RP) and got back $9 EB ($3 each, Limit 3) = FREE
  • 2 Colgate Max Fresh/White toothpaste $2.99 each, used two $1 coupons (4/26 SS or 5/22 All You magazine) and got back $4 EB ($2 EB each, Limit 2) = FREE
  • 3 Diet Coke 12-packs $4 each, used three $1 coupons = $9
  • Used $5 EB and $20 EB, total was $1.97

Then I used my $5 Frosted Mini Wheats EB to buy 2 more Cokes:

  • 2 Diet Coke 12-packs $4 each, used two $1 coupons = $6, got back $10 EB for spending $20 on Coke/Mars (Limit 1) = $5 for all five cases or $1 a case
  • Used $5 EB, total was $1.21
Walgreens
  • Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste (4.6 - 6 0z.) $4.49, used $0.50 coupon (4/26 SS) and got back $4.50 RR = $0.51 profit
  • Right Guard Deodorant $2.99, used $1 coupon (4/19 SS) and got back $2 RR = FREE
  • 2 Pert Plus for Men shampoos $2.50 each, used two $1.50 coupons (5/3 SS) and got back $2 RR for buying 2 = FREE
  • 2 Walgreens hot/cold cups $0.89 each with in-circular coupon
  • Used $3 RR and $6 RR, total was $1.64
Totally messed up my math on this second transaction. I was only calculating one Garnier in my total. Oh well!
  • 2 sheets/books (what are these called anyhoo?) of stamps $8.40 each
  • 2 Garnier Nutritioniste lotions $10 each, used $3 off 2 coupon (5/3 RP) and got back $5 RR for spending $20 = $12 or $6 each
  • 4 Walgreens pocket packs tissues $1
  • Used $2 RR, $5 RR, $5 RR, $5 RR and $5 RR, total was $14.20 - yikes!

Then off to A&P for more fun. First I finished off the Kraft deal on the new A&P card I got yesterday. I was at $23 already from yesterday's purchases. (qualifying items are highlighted)

  • 2 Triscuits $2.50 each, used two $1 coupons (found in stores) = $1
  • 2 Post Trail Mix Crunch cereals $2 each, used two $1 coupons (4/5 SS) and got back two $0.75 catalinas = $1.50 profit
  • Total was $1

Then at another store I bought:

  • 3 Kraft singles $2 each, used three $1 coupons (found in stores, thanks saphira!) = FREE
  • Capri Sun Sunrise juice $2, used $1 coupon (4/19 SS) = FREE
  • Total was $0.07 and I got back a $10 A&P gift card for buying $40 worth = $13.25 profit

Then I got another A&P card and went to town:

  • Bumble Bee tuna $1 each, used $0.55 coupon (2/22 SS - doubled fully) = $0.10 profit
  • 6 Marcal toilet papers $1.09 each, used five freebie coupons (4/5 or 5/3 SS) = FREE
  • 2 Hershey's Extra Dark candy bars $1.99, used two $1 coupons (4/19 SS) = FREE
  • 4 Capri Sun sunrise juices $2 each, used three $1 coupons (4/19 SS) = FREE
  • 4 boxes Post Shredded Wheat $2 each, used two $1 off 2 coupons (3/29 SS) and got back $4 catalina = FREE
  • Total was $4.32

I dumped my bags in the car and snuck back inside for another go:

  • 4 boxes Post Shredded Wheat $2 each, used two $1 off 2 coupons (3/29 SS) and got back $4 catalina = FREE
  • Total was $4

Then finally, at another store I finished off this card too

  • 4 boxes Post Shredded Wheat $2 each, used two $1 off 2 coupons (3/29 SS) and got back $4 catalina = FREE
  • 4 boxes Post Raisin Bran $2 each, used two $1 off 2 coupons (3/29 SS) and got back $4 catalina for buying 4 = FREE
  • Total was $8 and got back a $10 A&P gift card = $10 profit

6 comments:

spaghetti0625 said...

So, the next meet up will be at your house and we'll have cereal? (Or sky high french toast?) I'm in!!!!! :)

Stephanie said...

Lol you can never have enough cereal in my house we go through that stuff like crazy.

Precious said...

Great shopping as usual. You were lucky on using the (2) $ 1.00 coupons with the BoGo on the miniwheats. My cashier said no way! :-)

frugalsuz said...

spaghetti,
haha, yeah right? Too bad I really am not a cereal person. I'm going to give away and donate it all.

Stephanie,
Maybe I should send you some! lol

Precious,
I'm not going to try the Mini Wheats deal again, I doubt I'd get such a lenient cashier twice.

Chicagolandia said...

You can never have enough cereal. DH still considers pouring a bowl of cereal to be cooking.
I left you a blog award, if these are your thing, pop over and read the details at http://chi-annie.blogspot.com/2009/05/bloggy-awards-time.html.

frugalsuz said...

Chicagolandia,
Thank you so much!