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CVS Haul: 3 May 2011

May 20, 2011 by Lulu in CVS with 2 Comments

On this trip I paid $0.00 out of pocket for $25.61 worth of items. My goal for 2011 is to not spend any money out of pocket, while using coupons and ECBs to get tons of items at CVS, with an initial gift card of $50.

Transaction 1

Item:Colgate toothpaste (I got two because they were FREE after ECBs)

Price: $2.77 each

CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $5.54

Coupons used: $4.75 MFR

Item: 3 Nivea body washes

Price: $6.49, $6.59, $6.99 (buy $15 worth get $5 ECB)

CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $5.00

Coupons used: $14 ECB + $6MFR

Total paid today: $1.00 , on gift card.

Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned today: $10.54

penny CVS Haul: 3 May 2011Total out of pocket to date: $7.31

Total item cost to date: $103.81

Gift Card balance : $49.00 (I received a $50 gift card on the weekend)

Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned to date: $44.53

CVS Extra Care Bucks Used to date: $33.99

CVS Extra Care Bucks Balance: $10.54

Abbreviations used

MFR = manufacturer coupon

ECB = extra care bucks

Join me next time as I look for more ways to save money as I visit CVS.

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  1. textbook rentalsMay 25, 2011 at 2:12 pmReply

    It always amazes me how you are able to save so much by going to cvs. I use my card but I am certainly not as savvy as you.

    • LuLuGalMay 27, 2011 at 4:23 pmReplyAuthor

      You should see how much the hard core coupon users save…I take about 5 minutes to decide what I am buying and only buy things that give ECBs back that I might use in the future…if you combine all the little stuff that you might not use then you can save even more.

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