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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • 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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I didn’t shop at all last week and made up for it this week!  We did a big Publix trip and then grabbed just the freebies at Bi-Lo & CVS.  The Bi-Lo deal is running for a few weeks so you’ve got time to stock up on some random, but fun, freebies.

Let’s start with the free…


We bought Marshmallows, Mac & Cheese and Coffee.  Can’t make a meal out of it I know.

Total Value: $38
Total Spent: $12.16
Got Back: $10 Digital Reward & $4.50 off Catalina offer!

This is part of their lunchbox rewards deal running this week plus we grabbed community coffee that pairs in great with a catalina deal and high value coupons.


I went for a few different deals.  Here’s my shopping list of what we grabbed and the coupons we used.  It was a good week for deals and surprisingly most of the coupons I used were insert coupons, that’s pretty rare lately.

Transaction #1
(4) Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Nail Polish, $3.19
(4) -$1 off Sally Hansen RP 7/23 or printable
-$6 ECB (from previous week)
Total Due: $2.76
Got Back: $6 ECB

Transaction #2
(2) Suave Shampoo, 12.6 oz, $3
(2) Mitchum Deodorant, B1G1 50% off at $4.39
(1) Altoids Smalls, 99¢
-$3/2 Suave Hair, SS 7/23
(2) -$2 off Mitchum RP 7/09
-$1/4 Deodorants, CVS app coupon
-$6 ECB
Total Due: nothing
Got Back: $4.50 ECB

Transaction #3
(4) L’Oreal Advanced Hair Care, 12.6 oz, $4
(2) CoverGirl LashBlast Mascara, $7.79
(2) -$4/2 L’Oreal Advanced RP 7/09
(2) -$3 off CoverGirl LashBlast, RP 7/09
-$4.50 ECB
Total Due: $13.08
Got Back: $13 ECB

Total Spent: $15.84
ECB Remaining: $13


This was our big trip, but it was still awesome to save 60% on tons of items.  Here’s the bulk of what we grabbed with coupons we used.

Total Purchase Value: $208.30
Total Spent: $84.87
Total Saved: $123.43 or 60%

How was your shopping this week?  Leave a comment and even a picture below!

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