Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rite-Aid This Week

$20 in +Up Rewards were expiring so grabbing last Sunday's Q insert, up I hiked to Rite-Aid on Wednesday.....

2 x GEAR(Irish Spring) items on sale $4 ea(but body wash rang up $3.99-20% disc. price).=$7.99
2 x Soft Soap hand soap pumps on  sale .99¢ ea.=$1.98
2 x Colgate toothpaste on sale $3.50 but 20% disc. less($3.43)=$6.86
2 x Colgate toothbrushes on sale $2.99=$5.98
1 x Palmolive dish soap(Rain check)=$.97
1 x RA plastic wrap w/20% discount=$2.23

Coupons Used
1 x $1/1 Gear bar soap ManuQ=$1.00
1 x $1/1 Gear body wash/deo item ManuQ=$1.00
1 x $1/1 Gear item Rite-Aid emailed Q=$1.00
1 x $1/2 Soft Soap soaps ManuQ=$1.00
1 x $1/2 Colgate toothpaste ManuQ=$1.00
1 x $1/2 Colgate toothbrushes ManuQ=$1.00
Coupon Total.....$6.00


I used 2 x $10 +Ups and was left paying .01¢ OOP.


I also received back $13 in new +Up Rewards for buying this stuff.
($3 wyb 2 Gear items, 2 x $2 wyb 1 Colgate toothbrush, 2 x $3 wyb 1 Colgate toothpaste)

My Rite-Aid was out of the Mitchum(figures!)which was on sale for $2.99(and there was a $2/1 Q in Sunday's Q inserts so .99¢ after Q), so I got a rain check and next time I go in to use my +Ups I'll get that and use my $2 Q.

Toothpaste, toothbrushes, soaps and body wash go into the toiletries stockpile.
The plastic wrap we were out of so that's in the kitchen now.

I'm only $55 toward the $100 I need to earn a Buy & Earn reward and this ends on Saturday so it looks like Sluggy won't get there in time.  I could go spend $45 on Buy & Earn items we "need" but most of them are not on sale.....that's how they get you in this game....make you pay more than you have to, to get the reward, then "reward" you with a $15 +Up, so in the end it's not a deal.

I'll settle for getting $40.50 worth of items for .01¢ out of pocket and $7 in +Ups(since I spent down that many when I only got $13 in +Ups back when I used my $20 +Ups).

And I don't need to go back until March 12th when these new +Up Rewards expire.

All these deals are good through Saturday evening at Rite-Aid.



  1. You should host seminars on this stuff. Not even kidding.

    1. I did that actually, last January for a local ladies' group.
      There was a small contingent that poo-poo'ed my ideas......they only bought organic foods and refused to buy frozen veggies? Snobs..... ;-)

      The group never invited me loss since they didn't pay me either. lol

  2. I wouldn't complain about paying $.01 for all of that! Good job!


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