Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Couponing Deals for the week of 01/14/2018

Couponing can be overwhelming and/or time consuming~ I was there.  Completely overwhelmed with coupons and deals.  It doesn't have to be.  My advice to new couponers is to take it slow.  Start by picking up a Sunday paper and focusing on 1 deal for the week.  Soon you will be couponing like a pro :)

If have ECB's and/or Register Rewards, go ahead and apply them to this week's deals to lower your out of pocket expense :)

To keep things super simple, here are my top couponing deals that are $10 and under:

CVS
Deal #1
Trident, Stride, Dentyne, Swedish Fish or Sour Patch Kids- $3/3
Pay $3 and get $1 ECB

Deal #2
Softsoap hand soap or Irish Spring bar soap- $5/2
Pay $5 and get $2 ECB

Deal #3
Dove Promises- $6/2
Pay $6 and get $1 ECB

Deal #4
Dawn- $0.99
Use $0.25 CVS App MFR cpn
Pay $0.74

Deal #5
Puffs- $0.99
Use $0.25 CVS App MFR cpn
Pay $0.74

Walgreens
Deal #1
Glade candle, wax melts or S&S refill- $6/2
Use $1/2 Glade cpn from 12/10 SS
Pay $5 and get $1 RR

Deal #2
Gillette disposable razors- $6.99
Use $3 Walgreens App MFR cpn OR
$3 Gillette disposable cpn from 12/31 P&G
Pay $3.99

Deal #3
Tide, Bounce, Downy Unstopables or Gain Fireworks- $4.99
Use $2 Walgreens App MFR cpn
Pay $2.99

Deal #4
Colgate toothbrush, toothpaste or mouthwash- $2.99
Use $2 Walgreens App MFR cpn
Pay $0.99

Deal #5 
Tide Simply- $2.99
Use $1 Walgreens App MFR cpn
Pay $1.99

These are only a few of the amazing deals CVS and Walgreens have to offer.  To see more deals and matchups, click here for CVS and click here for Walgreens :)

Friday, January 12, 2018

Walgreens deals for the week of 01/14/2018

Things to keep in mind when shopping at Walgreens:
1) You must have as many items as manufacture's coupon
2) Register Rewards (RR) are considered manufacture's coupons
3) You are allowed 1 manufacture's coupon and 1 store coupon per item
4) When redeeming a Register Rewards against the same offer will not receive another RR
5) Two coupons can be used with Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Sales :)


Walgreens has a program called Balance Rewards. You earn points you can later redeem. Click here to read more about this program.

Tide, Bounce, Downy Unstopables or Gain Fireworks- $4.99
Use $2 Walgreens Clip to Card App MFR Cpn

Rachel Ray Nutrish dog food- $6.99
$2.50 Rachel Ray Nutrish dog food cpn- 01/14 SS

Glade candle, wax melts or Sense & Spray refill- $6/2 and get $1 RR
$1/2 Glade Sense & Spray refill cpn- 12/10 SS
$1/2 Glade Plug In, candle or wax melts cpn- 12/10 SS

Spend $15 on Love Beauty & Planet bath or hair care and get 5000 points

Gillette disposable razors- $6.99
$3 Gillette disposable Walgreens Clip to Card MFR cpn or 
$3 Gillette disposable cpn- 12/31 P&G

Colgate toothpaste, toothbrush or mouthwash- $2.99
$2 Colgate Walgreens Clip to Card MFR cpn OR
$1 Colgate floss tip or 360 toothbrush cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Colgate Total, Optic White, Enamel Health or Sensitive toothpaste cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Colgate mouthwash cpn- 01/07 SS

Lil Critters or Vitafusion- $9.99
$3 Lil Critters or Vitafusion cpn- 01/14 SS

Centrum- $9.99
$4 Centrum Walgreens Clip to Card MFR cpn OR
$4 Centrum cpn- 01/07 RP

Tide Simply- $2.99
$1 Tide Simply Walgreens Clip to Card MFR cpn

CVS deals for the week of 01/14/2018

Don't forget to....
1) Go to cvs.com/email and sign up for the ExtraCare email
2) Stop by the Red ExtraCare coupon center and get CVS cpns
3) You can use a manufacturer's cpn along with a CVS cpn
4) You can use a B1G1Free cpn along with a B1G1Free sale to get both products for FREE

General Mills cereal- $4/2
$1/2 General Mills cereal CVS App MFR cpn OR
$1/3 General Mills cereal cpn- 01/14 SS
$0.75/2 Cheerios cpn- 01/07 SS
$1/2 Chex cpn- 12/10 SS

Spend $15 on Cover Girl and get $5 ECB
$3 Cover Girl+ Olay cpn- 01/07 SS
$2 Cover Girl eye cpn- 01/07 SS

Spend $15 on Revlon and get $5 ECB- Limit 6

Spend $15 on NYX and get $5 ECB

Spend $10 on Physicians Formula and get $7 ECB

Spend $10 on Beauty 360 cosmetic brushes or implements and get $3 ECB

Spend $15 on Sally Hansen and get $5 ECB

Spend $12 on ELF and get $4 ECB

Xtra- $1.49

Trident, Stride, Dentyne, Swedish Fish or Sour Patch kids- $3/3 and get $1 ECB

Oreo or Belvita- $6/2 and get $1 ECB
$1/2 Belvita cpn- 01/14 SS
$0.75/2 Nabsico cpn- 01/14 SS

Spend $10 on MUA and get $4 ECB

Spend $15 on Jergens or Curel and get $5 ECB
$2 Jergens Natural Glow cpn- 01/07 SS
$3 Jergens Wet Skin cpn- 01/07 SS
$1.50 Jergens cpn- 01/07 SS
$4 Curel Hydra Therapy cpn- 01/07 SS
$2 Curel cpn- 01/07 SS
$1.50 Curel cpn- 12/03 SS
$3 Curel Hydra Therapy cpn- 12/03 SS

Spend $15 on Gold Bond and get $5 ECB
$1.50 Gold Bond lotion cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Gold Bond lotion cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Gold Bond Anti Itch cpn- 01/07 SS
$1.50 Gold Bond cpn- 12/03 RP
$1 Gold Bond cpn- 12/03 RP

Spend $15 on Tresemme Premium or Dove DermaCare and get $5 ECB
$3/2 Tresemme cpn- 01/07 RP
$2 Dove Dermacare cpn- 01/07 RP

Softsoap hand soap or Irish Spring bar- $5/2 and get $2 ECB

Spend $12 on Dove, Caress, St Ives or Simple and get $4 ECB
$1.50/2 Dove Men+Care bar or body wash cpn- 01/07 RP
$3/2 St Ives, Simple, Ponds or Noxema cpn- 01/07 RP

Dove Promises- $6/2 and get $1 ECB

Dawn- $0.99
Use $0.25 CVS App MFR cpn

Puffs- $0.99
Use $0.25 CVS App MFR cpn OR
$0.25 Puffs cpn- 12/31 P&G

Tide Pods, Unstopables or Gain Flings- $5.44
Use $2 CVS App MFR cpn

Tide, Gain, Downy or Bounce sheets- $5.44
Use $2 CVS App MFR cpn

Pampers- $8.99
Use $2 CVS App MFR cpn

Post cereal or Quaker bars- $1.99

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Our Shopping Trip~ 01/10/2018

We dropped Nathan off at church for youth group and headed out to the store to see what we could find :)

Here are our shopping trip details:

Dollar Tree
$1.06- Dishwasher pods

CVS
$3.49- Crest
$3.49- Crest
$4.99- Revlon Kiss Balm
$8.00- Loreal Advanced X2
$5.34- Renuzit X6
$3.50- Colgate Max toothpaste
$28.81
-2.00 Crest cpn from 12/31 P&G
-2.00 Crest CVS App MFR cpn
-3.74 Revlon Coupon Center cpn- not sure why it didn't take off the full $4 :(
-1.78- Renuzit cpn from 01/07 RP
-3/2 Loreal Advanced CVS App MFR cpn
-0.50 Colgate CVS App MFR cpn
-2.50 Colgate Coupon Center cpn
-2/2 Loreal Advanced Coupon Center cpn
-3 Birthday Bucks ECB :)
-7 ECBs
$2.79- Total and got $6 in ECB's :)

Sam's Club
$4.48- Yeast

Walmart
$4.92- Lettuce X3
$0.43- Bananas
$2.32- Peach Tea bags
$3.17- Cotton Swabs
$0.96- Marshmallows
$0.68- Cucumber
$2.68- Taco Sauce
$1.30- Eggs
$16.46- Total

Aldi
$6.99- Dino Nuggets
$3.19- Ham lunchmeat
$1.79- Mozz Cheese
$1.89- Creamer
$1.98- Zucchini X2
$7.42- Grapes X2
$5.96- Strawberries X4
$0.95- Pineapple Chunks
$0.99- Pear Slices
$3.29- Blueberries
$2.18- Avocados X2
$2.79- Apples
$2.19- Pepperonis
$2.49- Oranges
$0.69- Mac N Cheese
$1.29- Pretzels
$1.79- Tortilla Chips
$1.89- Kettle Chips
$1.79- 12 Grain Bread
$1.49- Tomatoes
$3.99- Baby Wipes
$1.79- Bagels
$0.83- Bread
$59.89- Total

This trip will be included in our January Spending Post.  Our January Monthly Spending post is where we document what we spend for the month.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Our Menu Plan for the week of 01/08/2018

How was your weekend?  We had a nice and quiet weekend at home.  Things are finally getting back to normal :)

Here is our menu plan for this week:

Breakfast
Overnight Oats with fruit X2
Waffles with fruit X2
Banana Pancakes with fruit X2
Cereal with fruit

Lunch
Egg Avocado (Egg Salad) with fruit for me
Sandwich with carrots, apple slices, blueberries and grapes for everyone else or leftovers

Dinner
Taco Bake with peas and salad
Beef Stroganoff with peas and salad
Chicken Stirfry with carrots
Homemade Pizza
Breakfast for Dinner with fruit

Snacks and Desserts
Apples
Grapes
Bananas
Strawberries
Carrots
Popcorn
Pretzels
Tortilla Chips with salsa
Chocolate PB Nice Cream
Rice Cakes with PB
Celery with PB and raisins

Monday, January 8, 2018

Couponing Deals for the week of 01/07/2018

Couponing can be overwhelming and/or time consuming~ I was there.  Completely overwhelmed with coupons and deals.  It doesn't have to be.  My advice to new couponers is to take it slow.  Start by picking up a Sunday paper and focusing on 1 deal for the week.  Soon you will be couponing like a pro :)

If have ECB's and/or Register Rewards, go ahead and apply them to this week's deals to lower your out of pocket expense :)

To keep things super simple, here are my top couponing deals that are $10 and under:

CVS
Deal #1
Colgate Total toothpaste- $3.50
Use $2.50 CVS Coupon Center cpn AND
Use $1 Colgate Total toothpaste cpn in 01/07 SS OR
Use $0.50 Colgate toothpaste CVS App MFR cpn
Pay $0.00 or $0.50 depending on which coupon you used

Deal #2
Loreal Advanced or Elvive hair care- $8/2
Use $2 Loreal CVS Coupon Center cpn AND
Use $4/2 Loreal cpn in 01/07 RP OR
Use $3/2 Loreal CVS App MFR cpn
Pay $2 or $3 depending on which coupon you used

Deal #3
Buy 6 Renuzit at $0.89 each= $5.34
Use Renuzit buy 4 and get 2 FREE cpn in 01/07 RP
Pay $3.56 and get $2 ECB

Deal #4
Nivea in shower lotion- $6
Use $2 Nivea in shower lotion CVS App MFR cpn
Pay $4 and get $2 ECB

Deal #5
Colgate toothbrush- $3.99
Use $1 Colgate toothbrush cpn in 01/07 SS
Pay $2.99 and get $2 ECB
This deal has limit of 2

Deal #6
Schick disposable razors- $5.99
Use $4 Schick disposable razor cpn in 01/07 SS
Pay $1.99

Walgreens
Deal #1
Black Forest or Trolli candy-$1.99
Pay $1.99 and get $1.99 RR

Deal #2
M&Ms- $6/2
Use $1/2 M&M Walgreens January Savings Book cpn AND
Use $1/2 M&M cpn in 01/07 RP
Pay $4

Deal #3
Colgate toothbrush, toothpaste or mouthwash- $3.99~ Buy 2 and get 2000 points
Example buy 1 Colgate toothbrush and 1 Colgate toothpaste for $7.98
Use $1 Colgate toothbrush cpn in 01/07 SS
Use $1 Colgate toothpaste cpn in 01/07 SS
Pay $5.98 and get 2000 points

These are only a few of the amazing deals CVS and Walgreens have to offer.  To see more deals and matchups, click here for CVS and click here for Walgreens :)

Friday, January 5, 2018

Walgreens deals for the week of 01/07/2018

Things to keep in mind when shopping at Walgreens:
1) You must have as many items as manufacture's coupon
2) Register Rewards (RR) are considered manufacture's coupons
3) You are allowed 1 manufacture's coupon and 1 store coupon per item
4) When redeeming a Register Rewards against the same offer may not receive another RR
5) 2 coupons can be used with Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Sales :)


Walgreens has a program called Balance Rewards. You earn points you can later redeem. Click here to read more about this program.

Arm & Hammer laundry- $1.99

Scott paper towels, bath tissue, extra soft rolls or Kleenex 3-4ct- $3.99
$1 Scott paper towels cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Scott bath tissue cpn- 01/07  SS
$1/3 Kleenex cpn- 01/07 SS

Black Forest or Trolli- $1.99 and get $1.99 RR

M&M- $6/2
Use $1/2 Walgreens Month Savings Book January
$1/2 M&M cpn- 01/07 RP

Renuzit- $0.89
Buy 4 Renuzit and get 2 Renuzit FREE cpn- 01/07 RP

Colgate toothbrush, toothpaste or mouthwash- $3.99 and get 2000 points when you buy 2
$1 Colgate 360 or floss tip toothbrush cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Colgate Optic White, Total, Enamel Health or Sensitive toothpaste cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Colgate mouthwash cpn- 01/07 SS

Viva paper towels, Cottonelle or Fresh Wipes- $4.99
$1 Viva paper towels cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Cottonelle wipes cpn- 01/07 SS
$1 Cottonelle bath tissue cpn- 01/07 SS