Thursday, January 21, 2010

I've Never Been so Happy To See Empty Shelves!

Today I went hounding for rainchecks! I was able to snag these three, which will let me do the Planters deal and rebate three times at Walgreens. Two of the managers were awesome - one wrote the raincheck as limit 10 and the other didn't even put down a limit. At the third store, the manager wrote down limit 4, which is fine because I have a raincheck for four from yesterday, which combined with the two cans I bought today puts me at my 10 for that rebate.
In case you missed it, here are the details. Thanks again to Mississippi for posting this deal in the first place!
  • Planters Peanuts (12 oz) $1.99 each, buy ten and use five $1 off 2 coupons (12/13 SS) and $1 WAG coupon (from Diabetes & You magazine, found near Pharmacy, will take off $1 automatically for each that you buy) = $4.90 and submit for $10 rebate = $5.10 profit

One store I went to was totally out of the cocktail nuts, so I asked for a raincheck. The lady gave me a look and then sauntered over to the snack aisle to check that they were really out. She then disappeared behind the manager's door and reemerged a couple minutes later with the two cans above. I thanked her and then asked if I could get a raincheck for a couple more. She said - no, not while we have some in the store. Well, umm, since you have them locked up in your office, they're not exactly available for purchase, are they? Whatever, Attitudey-Judy!

  • 3 Capri Suns - two for $6 and third was $3.49, got back $2 RR (monthly deal WYB 2) = $7.49
  • Used three $3 RR's, total was $1.16 - these now finish out the $20 Kraft rebate I've been working towards (WYB 10 crackers, 5 Easy Macs and 5 Kraft beverages)
Then I bought:

  • 2 Planters Peanuts (12 oz) $1.99 each, used $1 off 2 coupon (12/13 SS) and $1 WAG coupon (from Diabetes & You magazine, found near Pharmacy, took off $2 automatically) = $0.98


Tina said...


I found coupon booklets at the grocery store near me (Jewel) on a beer display...Budlight. Anyway there is a $2 off 2 planters peanuts in there...would make for free peanuts at Walgreens. I did the deal today but forgot to add an extra item to eat up the 1 penny so ended up paying a dollar...oh well!

Tracey C. said...

OH! That is just amazing! I would have had to say something (nicely of course) to that lady! Well, you DID have some in store, but I am buying them, so now I want a rain check because I was planning on buying FOUR of them... unless you are hiding more in the back??? Sheesh.

frugalsuz said...

One of my online friends is actually sending me some of those very coupons right now! :) I haven't seen any in my area though.

I know right? So rude!