Sunday, December 29, 2013

Shopping and dinner recipe for 12/29/2013

The ham bone is boiling up to make the water base for the Cheddar Ham Soup.  Click for full recipe!

Even though I'm under the weather, I ventured out for a short shopping trip to the local drug stores to snag a few deals and even a treat!

Rite Aid


2 bags chex mix $1.59 each
2 Crest Pro-Health toothpaste $4.99 each **
3 bags of Schick disposable razors $6.49 each

Initial Total:  $32.63 + $2.13 tax
Coupons used: 2 printed coupons from bettycrocker.com for $0.60 off 1 bag of Chex Mix
                        1 printed coupon from Rite Aid Video Values for $1/2 bags of Chex Mix
                        2 newspaper coupons from 12/29 paper for $0.75 off 1 toothpaste
                        3 newspaper coupons for $3 off any Schick Disposable Razor
                        $10 worth of UP rewards from shopping last week

New Total:  $11.96, including tax.  Plus, I earned $0.50 on Chex Mix via SavingStar, got $8.50 back in
                UPs rewards to use next week AND those Schick razors had a mail in for a free movie ticket
                from Fandango if you bought 2!


CVS


3 packages of Charmin toilet paper 20 double rolls each $9.99 each
2 bottles Dawn Dish Soap $0.99 each
2 boxes of Poptarts $1.67 each
1 Gallon of Milk

Initial Total:  $37.78 + $2.02 tax

Coupons used:  3 coupons for $1 off Charmin (cut from Puffs packaging)
                        1 coupon for $1 off 2 Dawn (cut from Puffs packaging)
                        2 printed coupons from Kellogg email for $1 off 1 poptarts
                        $5 off any $25 purchase coupon emailed from CVS
                        $1 Extra Care Buck from last week's shopping
                        $1.81 remaining balance on a gift card I earned from a rewards program

New Total:  $25.99, including tax.  Plus I got $10 back in ECB for next week's shopping and $0.50 back with Ibotta for purchasing a gallon of milk.

Walgreens

Not necessities by far, but I've been sick and this is an awesome price for these yummy treats!

2 boxes Snicker's Ice Cream Bars $2.99 each

Initial Total:  $5.98

Coupons used:  2 internet printables for $1 off 1 box of Snicker's ice cream bars

New Total:  $3.98 for 10 yummy ice cream bars!  (Hey!  You gotta treat yourself sometimes!)

What kind of good deals are you finding this week??