Friday, November 29, 2013

Walgreens & CVS Black Friday Shopping

You might think, given that I love getting great deals, that Black Friday would be my favorite day of the year.

But you'd be wrong.  Yes, I love getting great deals, but I hate crowds, lines, and searching for parking spots.  So I'd rather skip the Black Friday sales.  More for the rest of you!

But I did make quick stops to get a few deals at CVS and Walgreens, along with my regular trip to Publix.  I was disappointed with the deals at the drug stores - seems like in years gone by that the deals were a lot better.  Or maybe I've just become pickier.

 I haven't shopped much at CVS and Walgreens this year, so I didn't have any Register Rewards or Extra Care Bucks to use to make the deals even sweeter.  But I think I did okay.

Here's what I got:


1 Crest 3D White toothpaste @ $3.00 (receive $3 RR)
- $0.50 Crest® Pro-Health, Crest® Plus Scope or Crest® 3D Whitening Toothpaste 4 oz or larger
= $2.50 (50¢ moneymaker after RRs) 

1 Herbal Essence shampoo @ $2.99 (receive $3 RR)
= $2.99 (1¢ moneymaker after RRs)

1 Tums Freshers @ $4.50 (receive $4.50 RR)
- $1/1 Tums product, 24+ ct
= $3.50 ($1 moneymaker after RRs)

Tax: 36¢
Total product: $9.35

Pay with $5 in Balance Rewards Savings (earned through prescription purchases)

Total out of pocket: $4.35
Total saved compared to Walgreens full prices: $6.50
RRs received: $10.50


2 Milky Way bars @ 75¢ = $1.50 (receive 75¢ ECB for 1 purchase)
- BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE MILKY WAY® Brand Bars (1.72 oz. - 1.91 oz.) (Max Value: $1.29)
= 75¢ (FREE after ECBs)

2 CVS vitamins @ BOGO $8.99
- $2.00/1 CVS vitamins (Coupon Printing Center)
= $6.99, or $3.50 each

Total spent:  $7.74
Total saved compared to CVS full prices: $9.74
ECBs received: 75¢

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