Sunday, September 14, 2014

Saturday & Sunday Shopping Deal Updates

On Saturday I went shopping.
First to WeisPMITAMarkets to get this.....

They had some varieties of Cheerios on sale $1.77 a box.  Of course they were out of the multigrain variety I like so I got the honey nut ones.

I paid .77¢ after using a .50/1 IPQ that doubled to $1 off(coupons dotcom).
I will also get back .50¢ into my Saving Star account soon which makes this box of cereal .27¢.
We don't eat cold cereal around here much so this will last me quite awhile.  I can mix it with my multigrain Cheerios.
This is the only item I bought at Weis this week.

Then it was back to Rite-Aid to get some last minute items.

I can't show you one of the things I got since I know that person reads this blog and it's for them for Christmas. ;-)
But I earned $3 +Up Reward for buying it.

I also cashed in a rain check I had forgotten about.  Back when Motrin PM was first introduced Rite-Aid had it on sale for $1 a box.....I think it was $1 after an +Up Reward.  Anyway I still had 2 boxes to buy on this rain check.
Motrin was bogo50% and gave a $2 +Up Reward last week wyb 2.
And even though I was getting it for $1 a box it still gave me the $2 +Up Reward.
I also have a $3/2 Motrin items coupon from last Sunday's inserts to "try" to use.
I didn't think it would take it since I was only spending $2 on Motrin.
But it did!  So I walked out of Rite-Aid with 2 boxes of Motrin for -$1 AND a $2 +Ups.

I guess since I bought something else in the transaction, that Motrin coupon came off because there was other spending to "absorb" it. (I also brought a $1/1 Motrin coupon just in case the $3 one didn't work.)
So my "item I can't show you" only cost me $8.98 if I count that $1 from the Motrin Q toward that spending.  I also used $4 in +Ups on the "item I can't show you" so in the end I paid $4.98 for it.
I'm taking that $4.98 OOP from the Christmas monies and not counting it toward my food/toiletries spending.'

Then this morning I had the last of my $25 +Up rx transfer to spend/roll.

It took me awhile to figure out how to spend that much in one transaction since 2 of the items I was going to buy were NOT included in a couple of deals this week, and it made my brain hurt.
But figure it out I did.  This is the best rolling I could manage this week......

2 x Brookside chocolate on sale=$7.00
2 x Dove men's 'Poo rain check=$5.00 *
2 x Listerine naturals on sale $3.99=$7.98 **
2 x Ghirardelli chocolate bags on sale $3=$6.00 ***
2 x GE halogen light bulbs on sale BOGO50%=$11.23
1 x Colgate Enamel toothpaste on sale=$2.99
1 x Bayer baby aspirin on sale=$2.99

Coupons Used
2 x $1/1 Brookside ManuQ(Sunday's inserts)=$2.00
1 x $1/2 Brookside VideoValueQ=$1.00
2 x $1/1 Listerine ManuQ from Dentist Office=$2.00
2 x $1/1 Chirardelli bar or bag IPQ(HERE)=$2.00
2 x $1/1 GE lightbulbs ManQ(Sunday's inserts)=$2.00 ****
2 x $2/1 GE lightbulbs VideoValuesQ=$4.00
1 x $2/1 Colgate enamel toothpaste ManuQ(Sunday's inserts)=$2.00
1 x $1/1 Bayer item IPQ(coupons dotcom)=$1.00 *****
Coupon Total.....$16.00

$43.19-$16.00=$27.19 + .06¢ tax=$27.25
I paid with $27 in +Ups($25 rx transfer and another $2 +Ups) and spent .25¢ OOP.

I received back $14 in +Up Rewards($2 Dove wyb2, 2 x $3 Listerine, $5 wyb 2GE bulbs, $1 Bayer).
I spet .25¢ out of pocket, brought home $64.18 worth of goods and have $14 in new +Up Rewards to spend later.

After +Ups/Qs, the Brookside chocies cost me $2 a bag, the Dove 'Poo cost me $1.50 a bottle, the Listerine cost me -.01¢ a bottle, the Ghirardelli $2 a bag, the GE light bulbs .23¢ for both boxes, and the Colgate toothpaste and Bayer aspirin cost me .99¢ each.  Of course, this "cost" was taken care of by using +Up Rewards so the real cost was only .25¢ out of pocket.  8-)))

* Even though I had no Qs to use on the Dove men's 'Poo, it was a good deal.  The rain check made it $5 for 2 instead of this week's 2/$7 Deal AND it still printed the $2 +Ups wyb2, so after +Ups I paid $3 for 2.  And if Dove releases IPQs for this item this week, I can print them and take them into Rite-Aid with my receipt showing a purchased this item and get money back for those Qs, which will make my spending even lower.  8-)

** If you buy 2 of the Listerine "Naturals" type of mouth wash the Catalina will most probably spit out a $1/1 Listerine Naturals like it did for me.

*** The Ghirardelli IPQs are good on the bags or the bars.  Buy the bars for $1 each after using the Q this week, or buy the bags for $2 each after using the Q this week.  I could have bought the bars instead of the bags and saved $2 in +Ups that I spent.  They didn't have any of the bar flavors that I like.

**** I used the ManuQ from Sunday's inserts but there is also a $1/1 package IPQ at coupons dotcom.  I also had 2 $1/1 GE bulbs loaded to my Wellness card(Load2Card Qs)but neither of them came off though I bought the correct item.  I had the cashier check if they came off before I handed over the ManuQs for this item.  See what I mean about the L2CQs being weird!?!)

***** There is also a $1/1 Bayer product ManuQ in this Sunday's inserts you could use instead of the IPQ one I used.  There is a limit of 1 offer for this deal and there was no signage on the shelf in my store so be careful.  I had them price check it to make sure it was the correct item that gives a $1 +Ups this week.

I have $36 in +Up Rewards moving forward into next week and I've spent a total of $2.80 OOP at Rite-Aid this month.

I have $19 in +Ups expiring next week so I'll spend some time this week figuring out how to roll/spend those.

Is there anything at Rite-Aid you are going to be getting this week?
I see diapers on a good deal this week, but we don't need those anymore(thank goodness!lol).




  1. Mmmm, Honey Nut Cheerios! I like to eat those as a snack.

  2. That makes my brain hurt!

    Peace <3

  3. LOL
    I am trying very hard not only to avoid buying things but to clear out the medicine cabinets.

  4. I don't know how you track all of that... lol! Awesome!


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