If you need help finding out how to get your household products and more free at CVS or if you do not recognize the abbreviations and terms used in this match then start with the CVS 101 post.
Aussie or Herbal Essence Shampoo, Conditioner, or Styler
-$2.99 sale price
-$2 Extra Care Buck when you buy 2
-B1G1F coupon (12/26 PG – expires 1/31)
-$1 coupon in the special PG $110 booklet if you have that!
=Spend $1.99 on 2 (if you have both coupons) and get a $2 ECB
-$25 sale price
-Spend $30, Get a $10 Extra Care Buck (limit 1)
-$25 mail in rebate when you buy 2
-$8/2 coupon (1/30 PG)
=Spend $42 on 2, Get $25 back via mail and a $10 ECB
-Spend $15, Get a $5 Extra Care Buck
-Ragu $1.66 ($1/2 coupon in the 1/30 SS)
-Skippy $1.66 ($0.75/2 coupon in the 1/30 SS)
-Lipton $2.50 ($0.60 coupon in the 1/30 SS)
-Hellmann’s Mayo $3 ($0.40/2 coupon in the 1/30 SS)
=depends on what you buy
Valentines Day M&M’s
-$2.50 sale price
-$1 Extra Care Buck when you buy 2
-$1/2 Printable Coupon
=Spend $4 on 2, Get a $1 ECB
Kellogg’s Special K Cereals
-$3.33 sale price
-$4 Extra Care Buck when you buy 3
-B1G1F Printable Coupon
-$1/2 coupon (1/2 RP)
=Spend $5.66 on 3 boxes, Get a $4 ECB
Physicians Formula Cosmetics
-Spend $10, Get a $7 Extra Care Buck
-Some stores have TMF (try me free) labels on products
=Spend $10, Get a $7 ECB and possibly a $10 rebate if you can find one with the TMF label
Friskies Canned Cat Food
-$0.40 sale price
-$1/15 Printable Coupon
=$5 for 15
CVS Deal Scenario:
If you need the Prilosec or the cat food then that is a really good deal and I would take advantage of it. I would also check to see if your CVS carries the TMF Physician Formula makeup (if they do then you are essentially getting a free $7 ECB). The scenario below does not include any of those since they are “maybe’s” for most people.
Transaction #1 =3 Kellogg’s Special K Cereals. Spend $5.66 after using the coupons listed in the match and you will get a $4 ECB.
Transaction #2 =2 Aussie Shampoo/Conditioner/Stylers, 2 Ragu. Use a $1 Ragu coupon and the 2 Aussie coupons listed in the match along with the $4 ECB from the previous transactions. You will spend $0.31 and get a $2 ECB.
Transaction #3 = 2 Ragu, 4 Skippy, and Lipton. Use a Ragu coupon, 2 skippy coupons, and a lipton coupon along with the $2 ECB from the previous transaction. You will spend $7.36 and get a $5 ECB back.
You will end up:
- Spending $13.33 (use your ECB’s from last week to bring this total to $0)
- Purchasing 3 Kellogg’s Special K cereals, 4 Ragu sauces, 4 jars of Skippy peanut butter, and Lipton tea
- Leaving with a $5 ECB that you can spend on anything you want (or save for next week)
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