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  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Friday Finals 08/14

on 8.15.2008 at 6:04pm
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**Check out next weeks CVS Deals and Senarios**

Because of our limited shopping last week, we stocked up on some deals this week.  I spent $10 over our grocery budget (adding in what wasn’t spent last week).  Kroger was our first trip and was a record for me.  After watching the Olympics all week I want a little “WR” next to my name.

Kroger- Total Due before Coupons & Sales: $156.48
Total Paid after coupons: $37.81
Savings: 75.8%

Publix- Total Due before Coupons & Sales: $114.43
Total paid after coupons: $47.25
Savings: 58.7%

Overall total for groceries before coupons & Sales: $270.91
Total I paid: $85.06 ($75 was our budget)
Total Saved: $185.85 or 68.6%

To not through off the above percentages I am listing CVS and Rite Aid separately:

CVS- Total before Coupons & Sales: $70.44
Total Paid after coupons and ECB:  $9.25 and got back $5 ECB for next week
Savings: 86.8% look below for transactions

Rite Aid – Total before Coupons, Sales and Rebates: $32.43
Total Paid after coupons and rebates: $2.01 (tax only everything was free)
Savings: 93.9%

Complete Totals for the Week:
Total before Coupons & Sales: $372.78
Total I paid: $96.32
Total Saved: $276.46 or 74.1%

My CVS Transactions:

I rarely actually buy things with cash at CVS, but the price was too good for Pull Ups to pass up.  We got 3 packs of Pull Ups and a ton of other things for less the normal price of 1 pack of Pull Ups!!

Transaction #1
(2) Childrens Advil

(2) CVS Q-Tips

Used:
$2 off $10
(2) $1 off Childrens Advil printable
Total Due: $10.76
paid with $9.99 ECB and .77¢ cash
Got back $11.52 ECB

Transaction #2
(1) Skin Effects Face Scrub

(1) Alavert

(1) CVS Loratidine

(1) Pull Ups

(1) CVS Bug Spray (a must for our back yard!!)

Used:
$2off $10
$2 off Skin Effects
Free CVS Loratidine
-$2 off Pull Ups
-$4 off Alavert
Total Due: $15.46
paid with $11.52 ECB and $3.94 cash
Got Back $8 ECB

Transaction #3
(2) Pull Ups

(2) Johnson Buddies Soaps

Used:
$2 off $10
(2) -$2 off Pull Ups
-$2 off any 2 J&J Buddies (made them FREE)
Total Due: $13.24
Paid with $8 ECB and $5.24 cash
Got back $5 ECB