Thursday, August 28, 2014

My Free Shopping......or Better than Free

I traipsed up to Rite-Aid on Wednesday to drop off another prescription to have transferred(and to get another $25 +Ups on BIL's card).

While I was there I spent the $25 +Up Reward I received on Tuesday......

2 x Tresemme 'Poo on sale=$8.00
2 x Tampax on sale bogo50%=$8.68
4 x Ziploc bags on sale $2=$8.00
5 x Girl Scout flavor Nestle bars on sale .50¢=$2.50 *
8 x 6 pack Candy bars on sale BOGO=$5.96
2 x Finish dishwasher tabs 50%off=$6.78
2 x Nexxus 'Poo BOGO50%=$9.43
1 x Nexuss 'Poo 20% wellness disc.=$5.03
1 x Nivea lip balm 20% wellness disc.=$2.63


*I was only buying 4 girl scout bars(on sale for .50¢ea. but the Catalina spit out a $1/5 girl scout bars after the cashier scanned them so I added a 5th bar so we could use this CatalinaQ on the order.

Coupons Used

2 x $2/1 Tresemme Load2CardQs=$4.00 **
1 x $2/1 Tampax ManQ(P&G insert)=$2.00
1 x $2/1 Tampax Load2CardQ=$2.00
2 x $2/2 Ziploc products IPQ=$4.00
1 x $1/2 Ziploc Load2CardQ=$1.00 ***
1 x $1/4 girl scout Nestle bars VideoValuesQ=$1.00
1 x $1/5 girl scout Nestle bars CatalinaQ(this is considered a ManuQ)=$1.00 *
1 x $2/$5 of candy bars R-A FacebookQ=$2.00
1 x $1/4 6 pack candy bars VideoValuesQ=$1.00
1 x $1/2 6 pack Hershey's bars ManuQ=$1.00
2 x $1/1 Finish products IPQ(coupons dotcom)=$2.00
1 x $1/2 Finish products VideoValuesQ=$1.00
1 x $3/1 Nexuss items IPQ(coupons dotcom NLA)=$3.00
1 x $3/1 Nexuss items VideoValuesQ=$3.00
1 x $2/1 Nivea lip product Sales flyerQ=$2.00

Coupon Total......$30.00


I paid with my $25 +Ups and another $2 +Ups from my stash.

$27.01-$27.00=$.01¢ OOP
Before I could dig out a penny to pay the cashier took a penny from the penny tray and used that.

I received back $12 in new +Up Rewards(3 x $3 Nexuss, $3 wyb2 Tresemme).

**  Today again, TWO $2/1 Tresemme Load2CardQs came off my card.  All I can figure is that the $2/1 Tresemme that was suppose to be only off of a STYLER came off on the second shampoo.  It's a headscratcher, that's for sure!

***  Evidently I had a $2/1 Ziploc Load2Card on my card too that I didn't remember being there.  I must have loaded it eons ago and forgot about it.  It is strange though that it came off since I used 2 IPQs on the Ziplocs.  The L2C Q shouldn't have come off.....but who am I to stand and argue about it with the cashier?  ;-)

I have plans for all of this......the candy bars are the beginning of my Halloween trick-or-treater supply, the women's products, shampoo and lip balm are for assorted family members and the plastic bags and dishwasher tabs are for my personal stash.

I might pick up a few more things at Rite-Aid this week(besides my rx refill).
I still have 2 $2/1 Tresemme ManuQs and I might pick up a bottle of Vaseline lotion cocoa butter for the sister in-law(it's her favorite).  This would "cost" me $3 in +Ups and .49¢(+tax)in cash.

I went to the drive-thru window that evening and picked up the rx I had transferred and put it on BIL's Wellness card so I got another $25 +Up Reward too.

I now have $53 in +Ups, have $125.07 worth of goodies and have spent .09¢ this week....well actually only .08¢ thanks to my cashier. lol



  1. Whoa... I brag about your RiteAid trips as if they were mine... I've impressed a lot of people!

  2. I tell exbf every time you post how well you did. He just looks as dazzled as I feel. Okay, so I am going to drag my body to RA and try some of this. First, I have to figure out the "loading to the card" bit, how to do it. It must be magic.

    You had me worried with all that candy. Now, the Cella is a good thing to buy.

    Out my window, I just say I am dazzled when slugmama talks like that. It makes me sound better than confused or befuddled.

    1. You need to go to the Rite-Aid website and log into your wellness account there. Then go to the Load2Card link to attach their coupons to your wellness account/card. The coupons are only available to clip for a short time so generally you clip them and then a week or more later, they correspond to a sale at R-A.
      So you may not have the coupons you need for this week's sale available to clip now, but go have a look and see. I generally go once or two a week to my wellness account online to see what new coupons are available.

    2. Oh, thanks! I got to thinking that I know some of the RA employees and they probably would not know.

      Told exbf your stats today, but I think he was too hot to be dazzled properly.

  3. Thank you for the detailed post. Stopping by RA tomorrow to work a couple of these deals!

  4. Please put in a Rite-aid by me. You need to work on this!
    Awesome job!!! $.08!!!!!!!


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