Sunday, December 2, 2012

Couldn't Stay Away from Rite-Aid & Monthly Totals

Since next week looks abysmal at Rite-Aid, I did some spending 'O The +Ups this week.

I am going into these transactions with $63.99 in +Up Rewards.

There was a "Spend $12, Get $3 Back" Food Deal so I got some things we needed three days ago on my card....

4 x Hungry Jack Pancake Mix on sale $2.23=$8.92 *Sale price was $2.50 but 20% discount made them less.
3 x Olives on sale $1.00=$3.00
1 x Minced Garlic on sale=$1.00
8 x Progresso Soups on sale $1.50=$12.00

Coupons Used
4 x .55¢ Hungry Jack IPQ =$2.20
1 x .55¢ Hungry Jack Load2Card Q=$.55
1 x $1/4 Progresso Soups ManuQ=$1.00
1 x $1.25/4 Progresso Soups IPQ=$1.25
Coupons Total...$5.00

I used $19 in +Up Rewards and put the .92¢ on my gift card.
I received back $6 in +Up Rewards(2 x $3 Spend $12, Get $2 food Deal).
And I'll be getting back a $2.00 Rebate from Saving Star for buying the 8 cans of Progresso soup, which means I "paid" $11 total for all these items.

And I now have $91.25 tracking toward the Holiday Promo.  Only $13.75 left to "spend" before I get my bonus $10 +Ups. 8-)

This trip--
Value of items....$43.14
+Ups coming into this transaction....$63.99
+Ups used....$19.00
+Ups earned.....$6.00
+Ups at the end.....$50.99

I also bought this on the BIL's card....

2 x Dove Men's Body Wash(raincheck)2/$5=$5.00  *
1 x Colgate Max Fresh Toothbrush on sale=$2.99

Coupons Used
2 x $2/1 Dove Men's product IPQ(coupons dotcom)=$4.00
1 x .50¢/1 Colgate Toothbrush IPQ(coupons dotcom)=$.50
1 x $2/1 Dove Men's product Load2Card Q=$2.00
Coupon Total....$6.50

$7.99-$6.50=$1.49 + .15¢tax=$1.64
I used a $1 +Ups to pay and put the .64¢ on my gift card.
I received back $4 in +Ups($2 WYB2 Dove, $2 Colgate).

So I grew my +Up Rewards by $3 for this transaction.

*The Dove Body Wash Deal this week is 2 for $7 and gives a $2 +Ups.  I had a raincheck for the 2 for $7 price Deal from October.  Since it included getting a $2 +Ups also, it was written as 2 for $5 on the raincheck.  By waiting and using this raincheck now, I got the lower price AND I got the $2 in +Ups for this week's deal. 8-)  The BIL card also still had a $2/1 Load2card Dove Men's Body Wash Q on it, so I was paid $1 to buy 2 bottles of the body wash AND I got a $2 +Ups as well.

This trip--
Value of items....$16.57
+Ups coming into this transaction....$50.99
+Ups used....$1.00
+Ups earned.....$4.00
+Ups at the end.....$53.99

I had to wait a day to do another transaction(waiting on the new +Ups to go "live" and having the right denominations).  I couldn't resist doing the P&G Deal on the BIL's card too on Friday.  While it didn't grow my +Ups(and spent down quite a few), it was a good deal for Tide.  Have you seen how expensive that shit is lately?!?!  A reason I don't usually buy it.....

4 x Tide detergent on sale $5.94=$23.76
2 x Pantene Shampoo on sale=$7.00
1 x Samy Hair Color on sale=$7.99 Wellness discount was lower than sale price
1 x St. Joseph Aspirin on sale=$4.99

Coupons Used
1 x $1/2 Tide ManuQ=$1.00
1 x .20¢/1 Tide ManuQ=$.20 Seriously a 20 cents coupon?  What. A. Joke.
1 x $1/2 Pantene ManuQ=$1.00
1 x $5/1 Samy Hair Color IPQ=$5.00
Coupon Total....$7.20

I used $35.99 in +Ups and put .55¢ on my gift card.
I received back $29 in +Ups($5 Samy, $4 St. Joseph, $15 WYB $30 P&G, $5 Holiday Promo spend $50, Get $5).

Paid $35.99, got back $29 means this lot of items "cost" me $7.53(including what I put on the gift card).

This trip--
Value of items....$66.42
+Ups coming into this transaction....$53.99
+Ups used....$35.99
+Ups earned.....$29.00
+Ups at the end.....$47.00

I've got 2 weeks to find ways to roll $47 +Up Rewards.  Here's hoping the ad following this upcoming one is better at Rite-Aid.

*And here are my MONTHLY TOTALS*

Out Of Pocket....$1.25  cash
Value of items bought.....$492.63
Savings Rate of  99.74%
Single Check Rebate due....$0.00
Other Rebates due......$2.00(SavingStar)
After SCR applied, Out of Pocket.... $0.00
Savings Rate....great than 100 %

+Ups at beginning of month...$10.00+
+Ups used....$198.49
+Ups received...$235.49+
+Ups currently...$47.00+ 

I love Rite-Aid.  They give me stuff for free. 8-)


1 comment:

  1. I am getting the hang of it but I am in no way as good as you. You will lead us!!!


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