How I Save Money At CVS: 10 May 2009

Today I paid $0.49 out of pocket for $5.49 worth of items.
I was going in just to get the Crest mouthwash when I realized that there was a FREE item that I could get as well. I used the ECBs from last week to get the medicine for FREE and then used the ECBs from the medicine to get the mouthwash. Score!!!!!

I have now earned about THREE times what I spent in real money in ECBs. CVS rocks!!!!

Transaction 1

Item: Bayer pain medicine

Price: $2.00

CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $2.00

Total coupons used: $2 ECB

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Transaction 2

Item: Crest

Price: $3.49

CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $2.00

Total coupons used: $2 ECB from medicine + $1 off any item

Total out of pocket today: $0.49

Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned today: $4.00

Total out of pocket to date: $193.68

Gift Card balance : $0

Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned to date: $600.55

CVS Extra Care Bucks Used to date: $598.55

CVS Extra Care Bucks Balance: $2.00

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.

Author: Lulu

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  1. LuLuGal, you know that my addiction to CVSing and other pharmacy coupon insanity started with reading your blog, right? My CVS year-to-date savings is $1744 and my CVS out-of-pocket YTD spending is $36. It’s all your fault 🙂

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    • Girl you are too funny. I am happy that I got you addicted to CVS but a bit disturbed that you have saved more than I have. 🙂

      Keep CVSing and ignore the stares of those who don’t have coupons!!!!!

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  2. Wow you are a CVS Saving machine. I always have used my mothers card, by giving them my old home number, I think I need to get my own now.

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