Saturday, June 30, 2012

Saturday Rite-Aid....Spending Expiring +Ups

I realized I only had $13 in +Ups expiring today, June 30th.
The other $37 were expiring on Sunday, July 1st.

So I headed up to Rite-Aid today to spend the $13 worth.....

3 x Lipton tea bags on sale $2.99=$8.97
2 x Hormel chili on sale $1.50=$3.00
1 x Tide pods w/20% discount=$4.79
2 x tide stain release treater 50% off clearance=$4.78
8 x Zero candy bars 75% off=$1.92
SubTotal....$23.46

Coupons Used....
1 x $1/2 Hormel chili ManuQ(AllYou)=$1.00
1 x $2/1 Tide liquid(Facebook ManuQ)=$2.00
Coupon Total....$3.00

$23.46-$3.00=$20.46

I used the $13 in +Ups expiring today and $7 in +Ups expiring tomorrow.

$20.46-$20=$.46 OOP, which was put on the gift card.

I received a $3 +Up Reward back for buying at least $10 in Lipton/Hormel items.
Which means I spent down $17 in +Ups and rolled $3 of them.

I now have $30 in +Ups to use up tomorrow and $3 that expire 2 weeks from now.

Total retail value this trip is $43.94.
OOP this trip is $0.00(.46¢ on gift card)

Analysis--
I bought the Tide pods because I had a $2 Q from Facebook that was set to expire today.  I had forgotten about it and the pods were the lowest price Tide product the Q would work on.
The other 2 Tide products were on 50% clearance.  I have a $1/2 Q at home, so tomorrow I'll take it all up with the Q and do a "post sale" and get my $1 for the Q back.  So with that, these 2 items cost $1.89.
We go through a lot of tea bags here, as brewed iced tea is consumed here in large quantities rather than soda.  When #2 Son is home, we also go through chili quickly.  This is why I bought the food items I did....the sale prices were ok, I had at least 1 Q AND by buying $10 worth I got a $3 +Up Reward.  I used +Up Rewards to pay making my "spending" $4 less(the $1 Q + the $3 +Ups I got back).  Does this make sense outside of my own head? lol
The candy bars were dirt cheap and we can always find a use for candy bars......


As of now, my Monthly Rite-Aid Stats for JUNE are....

Out Of Pocket....$1.97 cash
Value of items bought....$141.36

+Ups at beginning of month...$30+
+Ups used....$48+
+Ups received...$51+
+Ups currently...$33+ 

 Sluggy

2 comments:

  1. I really like those Tide pods! The clothes smell so fresh :)

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  2. Great job! Even if I had a Rite-Aid I couldn't work the deals like you do.

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