Friday, July 31, 2009

WOO!

Acme - this was a lot of fun! There are a lot more deals to be had this week, but I wanted to do these simpler ones first. I grabbed the circular from the store so I can better plan my next trip.
  • 10 Pop Tarts $1.00 each, used seven $0.55 coupons (6/7 RP *Expires 8/2, all the coupons doubled) = $2.30 and will submit for $10 Kellogg's Rebate = $7.70 profit
  • 6 Honey Nut Cheerios (reg price $4.29 each), 4 Cinnamon Toast Crunch (reg price $4.39 each), 2 Kix (reg price $3.89 each) and 2 Honey Kix (reg price $4.39 each) - all $2 each and used seven $1 off 2 coupons (7/19 SS) = $21 and got back $30 in catalinas = $9 profit
  • Total was $23.30

The cereal is part of a spend $30, get back $15 deal. The nice thing is that you can do the deal more than once - in the same transaction! How cool is that? AND...its based on the shelf prices, not the sale prices. So the shelf price total of all that cereal added up to $59.86 (oops, I really thought I was at $60!) and I got back $30 in catalinas. And don't worry, its not one catalina for $30 - I got back six $5 catalinas that are good for two weeks. Its going to be fun spending these!

Walgreens - there was a 15% family and friends discount available for today only. Many thanks to pubbler for posting some really fabulous deals! I had ordered some Scotch coupons off ebay and they arrived today. I shopped at store #1 before my mail came in.

Store 1:
  • 3 Reach Advanced Twin Pack toothbrushes (Medium, full head) $3 each - $2.55 each with 15% discount, used three $2 coupons (6/14 SS) and got back $3 RR (WYB 3, monthly deal until 8/29) = $1.35 profit
  • 8 Scotch Mailers - two rang up as $0.33 each ($0.39 - 15% discount) and the other six rang up as $3.51 total. I'm not sure what that's about. I may take them back and ask about that. Or maybe I'll just let it go. The receipt is pretty unclear and this store is been SO nice to me.
  • Total was $6.65

Store 2:

  • 3 Reach Advanced Twin Pack toothbrushes (Medium, full head) $3 each - $2.55 each with 15% discount, used three $2 coupons (6/14 SS) and got back $3 RR (WYB 3, monthly deal until 8/29) = $1.35 profit
  • Goody Ouchless Flex Headband (UPC 041457092958) $3.99 - $3.29 with 15% discount, used $1 coupon (printable, no longer available) and will submit for Try Me Free rebate (form printed at checkout, promo valid until 8/1 as per rebate form) = $1 profit
  • 20 Scotch Mailers $0.39 - $0.33 each with 15% discount, used thirteen $0.50 coupons (7/26 RP) = $0.10 or $0.005 each!
  • Total was $5.39

Store 3:

  • Goody Ouchless Flex Barrette (UPC 041457092910) $3.99 - $3.29 with 15% discount, will submit for Try Me Free rebate (form printed at checkout, promo valid until 8/1 as per rebate form) = FREE
  • 11 Scotch Mailers $0.39 - $0.33 each with 15% discount, used seven $0.50 coupons (7/26 RP) = $0.13 or $0.01 each
  • Total was $4.01

6 comments:

kc said...

I am soooo jealous of all the Kix.. My son is huge on "KICKS". And I have resorted to buying it at full price lately. UGGGHHHH!

Queen said...

i didn't know it was at acme too! i've been shaws shopping like a crazy person for this sale! :D fun, huh?

Pubbler said...

Wow, you did a great job. I love all your CAT deals :D
If you have extra Scotch Qs, check your local grocery stores for envelopes. Not sure if your stores carry them, but I found 99c Scotch envelopes at Meijer. After the Q doubles, I'll only have to pay sales tax. HTH

Amiyrah said...

this deal did NOT work for me. I made sure to get the same cereals that you got so I wouldn't mess it up, but I did not get the catalinas. We drove almost half an hour to go do this and i was shocked and highly irritated that it didn't work.

They tried to tell me that because I used coupons, the catalinas won't print. The machine was working because I got a coupon for 1.00 off 2 cereals but no catalinas. Are you sure its based on shelf prices?

Precious said...

Suz,

There may be a glitch in the CVS system this week. Read my first post- trip #3!

frugalsuz said...

kc,
Ugh, I hate when that happens! Hopefully a deal on Kix will come your way too.

Queen,
Totally!

pubbler,
Thanks! I'm waiting on another order of 40 Scotch coupons, and I may use them at Walgreens this week. The envelopes are $0.59 this week, but I'll have to check the supermarket too. Thanks for the tip!

Amiyrah,
That's so odd! You should have at least received $15 in cats since you were well over $30. I have no idea why it wouldn't have worked for you.

Precious,
LOVE IT! Thanks for letting me know!