- July 31, 2007 at 11:10 pm #252963
The bigger savings come when you have several weeks worth of
Oh- and at Walgreens, if something is Free after Rebate (FAR), you
can use a coupon on it AND redeem the rebate for the full amount
BEFORE the coupon!
So, if it’s $4.99, and you have a $1.50 off, you pay only $3.49, and
then you receive $4.99 back in the mail. And, if you choose to get
it back in the form of a Walgreens gift card, you get 10% added to
it, so you get a gift card for $5.48 back, meaning they paid you
$1.99 to take it out of their store, not counting tax. And hey,
either way, it pays for the tax on the item, and you still get extra
— In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, “shellbeau813”
> Hi Everyone!
> I read your posts everyday in daily digest and haven’t posted
> But I have learned alot from all of you and been quite inspired.
> Recently I have started really doing the coupon thing, especially
> drugstores. The grocery stores here (near Boston MA) don’t send
> flyers so it is hard to shop coupon sales for food. I took your
> advice and asked my MIL (she gets 2 different Sunday papers) for
> left over coupons. Often she uses different things than I do, so I
> benefit with the extra coupons!!! That was great advice.
> I had a great success I would like to share- since my DH doesn’t
> my excitement over big savings.
> I cut my coupons, looked over the flyers for CVS and Walgreen’s,
> a list, checked it twice (haha) and off I went to the stores.
> 1 Shaving cream 3.49 on sale 2.50 less $1 coupon= 1.50
> 2 Dawn dish detergent 1.89, on sale .99 less $1 off 2=.98
> 2 Colgate toothpaste 2.99, on sale 1.97 less $1 both= 1.94
> received $3 coupon off next $10 CVS purchase!
> $1.50 extra care card coupon
> TOTAL SPENT $2.92 FOR $13.25 MERCHANDISE!!!
> 1 Act flouride rinse 4.49 on sale 3.50 less $1 coupn= 2.50
> 2 Crest toothpaste 2.39 on sale 1.39 less $2 coupn=.78
> (both toothpastes had free sample toothpastes attached- BONUS!)
> 1 Mr Clean cleaner 2.99 on sale 1.99 less $1 coupon=.99
> 1 Super large Pantene shampoo 7.99 on sale 6.00 less $3 cou=$3
> 1 reg size Pantene conditioner 4.99 less BOGO free=0
> Received $6 Walgreens coupon for next Walgreen’s purchase!!!
> TOTAL SPENT 7.27 FOR $25.24 MERCHANDISE!!!
> WOW!!! overall I spent $10.19 for $38.49 of stuff!!
> See what you all inspired me to do!!!!!
> Thanks! Now I can’t wait for next weeks flyers…
> Michelle in MA
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