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Coupon Abbreviations
  • 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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I started my day out crazy early walking Walgreens and Publix.  Starting off with an $8 money maker, was a happy begging to the day!

At your Walgreens grab the Bayer Meter above and then look for this booklet in the store.  These were right next to each other in the pharmacy section of my store.  We knew it was giving Balance Rewards to buy this, but what we didn’t know was that a $5 Register Reward coupon will also print!!

The Deal:

Bayer Contour EZ Glucometer, $9.99
-$10 off Bayer Contour coupon in Walgreens Booklet
Total Due: Nothing
Get Back: $5 RR and 3,000 Balance Rewards


Another fun deal I grabbed was clearance Goody’s Hair Elastic Bands for $1.99.  They are also printing the $2 RR that all other Goody’s Hairbands are printing!  Gotta love FREE!

Other Deals in My Store

  • Remington King of Shave Razor, 1 ct., $4.99
  • Kiss Nail Dress Strips, 22 ct., $3.89
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Kiss and Broadway artificial nail product (Facebook) printable (limit reached)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Kiss nail dress printable (limit reached)
  • Rimmel Clean Finish Foundation, 1 oz, $1.29
  • Eucerin Daily Defense Body Lotion, 13.5 oz, $3.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Eucerin product printable
    (makes it $2.99)
  • EOS Hand Lotion, 1.5 oz, $2.59
  • Gold Bond Ultimate Sheer Ribbons, 7.1 oz, $4.79
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Gold Bond Ultimate lotion or hand sanitizer moisturizer, excl 1 oz printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Gold Bond Ultimate products printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Gold Bond body lotion, 7 oz +, SS 11/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Gold Bond body lotion, 7 oz +, RP 1/06
    (use $2 off, makes it $2.79)
  • Jergens Natural Glow Skincare, 5 oz, $4.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Jergens moisturizer, 4 oz +, SS 1/13
    (makes it $3.99)
  • Dial NutriSkin Lotion, 21 oz, $1.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1.50 off Dial lotion, 12 oz + printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Dial lotion, 12 oz +, RP 1/13
    (makes it 49¢)
  • Maybeline Eye Studio Eye Makeup, $3.39
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Maybelline New York eye shadow or eye liner, RP 12/02
    (makes it $2.39)
  • Yes to Carrots Body Lotion, 6 oz, $3.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/$10 Yes to product purchase (print), Recycle Bank printable
  • Clearasil Ultra Seal to Clear, .42 oz, $5.49
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Clearasil product printable
    (makes it $4.74)
  • Clearasil PrefectaWash Refill, 5 oz, $4.49
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Clearasil product printable
    (makes it $3.74)
  • Clean & Clear Morning Burst Fruit Infusons Cleanser, 9 oz, $3.49
    Buy 1 Get One 50% off
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Clean & Clear product, excl trial size printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Clean & Clear product, excl trial size, SS 1/06
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Clean & Clear product, excl trial size printable
    (buy 2, use 2 coupons, makes it $1.61 ea.)
  • ZapZyt Pore Clearing Scrub, 8 oz, $3.89
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Zapzyt product printable
    (makes it $2.89)
  • AcneFree Foaming Cleanser, 3 oz, $4.39
  • L’Oreal Go 360 Clean Cleanser, 6 oz, $2.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off L’Oreal product printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3/2 L’Oreal products printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off L’Oreal skincare, excl trial size, RP 1/06
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off L’Oreal skincare, excl trial size printable
    (use $3/2, makes it $1.49 ea.)

    • coops1grl

      I have January’s savings book and mine doesn’t have the bayer meter coupon. Am I looking in the correct place?

      • kenren 801

        It is a.different booklet. Usually by the pharmacy or vitamins. HTH

    • coops1grl

      Never mind I see…I was looking at the wrong booklet.

    • julie

      I have been out of serious couponing for two yrs. Now that walgreens has a card how many deals can you get will it say in the ad like cvs?? I was interested in the bayer and hair rubber band deals.

      • corey

        There isn’t a limit per card that i have found. You just have to break up transactions on some things. And if you use points from your card to pay you won’t get points on that transaction.

    • mulata711

      great deal on my way to walgreens

    • My luck! I was in Wags couple of nights ago and they only had 1 kind of hair bands marked as RR so I was afraid to purchase the others, but I did see some on clearance. Just went to a Wags near work and they had none on clearance, didn’t see the monitor and they had a different version of the diabetes book! Will check my other Wags on the way home!

    • debra

      This is a wonderful deal. Please take advantage and if you do not need the meter, donate it to a senior community or your local church senior ministries!!

    • BlueWaterGirl

      I’ve been to 2 different Walgreens today and neither of them had the booklets with the Q. :-(

    • Amanda

      My Walgreen’s would not accept the $10.00 coupon in the book because it was on sale for $9.99. The cashier said the product had to be more than the coupon. The system would not take the coupon so heads!!!!!

      • HollyL.

        I had the same problem with a different item item/coupon last week. I was buying $4,99 product( on sale) and was using $5 coupon, they wanted to charge me full price for the item $6,49 (by not scanning my card to get the coupon to work) because he said they couldn’t pay me $.01, I said I didn’t want the money but they need to override it to take off $4.99 (needless to say it was resolved after I had him call his manager over).

      • eliza

        i think Walgreens policy says, they CAN adjust down the coupon value, so they should simply accept the $ 10 coupon

    • Ed in NC

      Checked 3 Walgreens and they all had a different (older?) version of that booklet – even a new store. No coupon.

    • breezy

      none of my walgreens have the coupon books :-(

    • breezy

      none of my walgreens have the coupon books :-(

    • couponit13

      You must have a great store. no coupon book, and not one item you have listed is on sale at my store.. Walgreens use to be good, not any longer, and I Hate this new Balance reward system. Couponing in Florida is starting to not be worth the time..

    • Went to a second store and they had the clearance Goodys for 1.87 BUT they did not produce an RR. Very strange two packs side by side with the EXACT same hair bands, one one clearance one $3. Guess just old stock. Did have a different item # on package.

      They also had the meter but NO books at all and it wasn’t marked as on-sale. I asked everyone and got NO help. I will stop at another Wags tomorrow and look for a book (hopefully the RIGHT one). Since its a Wags store coupon (right?) I wonder if a copy is acceptable?

      • corey

        It is not store coupon. It took me going to another store thirty minutes away to find the books but instead of being in the diabetes section they were up front by the door. You may want to check there.

        • Barb

          At my store, the manager told me that one customer had purchased a large quantity of the meters, so he kindly went to the office and pulled one of the coupons she had used and allowed me to use it again. There was one meter left and it was behind the Pharm counter. I didn’t Q him , I was just happy that I got the meter. He then told the cashier to bring it down to the price of the coupon.

    • I have been to 3 Walgreens and called the 4th one in my town. None of them have the Diabetes Care booklet. I called customer service number… Who directed me to a Customer relations number… Neither of which were any help. I was told they only stock the booklets once a year?!? Wand they run out sometimes… Go figure?!?!

    • couponclipper01

      I purchased the Gold Bond Ribbons lotion and did’nt realize they are being advertised as buy one get one 50% off. I bought two and received the second one for 50% off! Here in the Chesapeake, VA area the Diabetes Care booklets are current and in stock. I purchased one Bayer Meter and had the same problem with the cashier telling me the coupon is more than sale price. He called the manager and they instructed the cashier on how to adjust the coupon to match the sale price. The meter did not have the sale price posted, but it is listed in the ad.