Friday, December 20, 2019

Frugal Friday.....the December 20th Edition

Here are the few frugal things that happened here at Chez Sluggy this past week...........

*  I used BC to buy 2 packs of Andes mints this past week at R-A as they were on sale for $1.99 a box.  I found this rebate form on a display at Weis(PMITA)Markets last week(there was a recipe attached to it as well).............


I've already sent for this rebate which will give me a $1.99 rebate on the purchase.  Not a big fan of mail-in rebates anymore but, Hey! Chocolate!! 8-)))


*  I found money!


This penny was found at the liquor store last Friday when I went to buy booze for a friend's gift basket.
Who says being a drunk isn't lucrative? lolz


This quarter was half tucked under the floor mat at the register in Rite-Aid also on Friday.


And this penny was also found at Rite-Aid last Friday somewhere in the aisles(don't remember where).

Balthasar here was also found at Rite-Aid on the floor mat in front of register #1 on Wednesday.....


His buddies, Melchior and Gaspar were over in front of register #3.
That makes .30¢ for the week in free money.

*  Speaking of free, I got the Weis Freebie last Friday.........


A pack of paper napkins.  Always a useful freebie.

*  I got .10¢ from Ibotta last week.  They said I bought "any cookies" somewhere with a linked loyalty card.  I didn't buy cookies, "any" or otherwise cookies. ;-)

*  I finally got my $5 SavingStar rebate for "spending" $29 on Coty branded fragrance sets.  Boy was that a clusterf**k!  I bought 1 set on 11/28 and 2 sets of 11/30.  I got the 11/28 set credited automatically but the 11/30 ones didn't go through so I had to contact them, sent upc and receipt photos for the 11/30 purchases.  So they give me the credit for those 2 sets but took away the credit for the 1 set on 11/28 that was automatically credited so then I had to send all the documentation for that one as well. ugh.  It's all good now and I've got the $5. yay!

*  There was an unexpected discount grocery trip to Central PA...........

just some of the stuff we bought for a total of $56.53 spent OOP on groceries that would have run me $170.49 around here at regular retail price.
PS-We will be going back there! 8-)))

Other than having all my Christmas shopping done so I don't have to pay for Overnight Shipping because I waited to order something the last minute online that's all I can think of.


What frugal wins did y'all have this past week leading into Christmas?
Tell us all about it!


Sluggy

8 comments:

  1. I'm still waiting on a final delivery to the drop off spot and have an order to pick up-but it's paid. I love the Andes mints. They feel so indulgent but the individual wrapping gives nice portion control

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  2. Hey great on the money finds. I need to get out more.

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  3. Shop'n Save had butter at $1/lb. (limit 2) on an e-coupon. Normally I don't do e-coupons because I don't have a smartphone, but theirs load to their loyalty card, which I did on the computer. I put the butter in the freezer for future baking.

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  4. I’ve never worked in an academic department before but apparently custom is to collect cash from faculty and give it to the staff. It was super awkward but I was presented with $200 cash and a $35 visa gift card. The cash covered a vet bill with $20 left over so no actual out of pocket spending this week. And Beavis the cat no longer has a snaggle tooth!

    Jen G.

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  5. 12-packs of Cokes at Publix came to $3.13 with buy 2 get two free. I still have Cokes left, but they have Caffeine in them, so I may just give them away. Granny Smith Apples were $0.99/lb, Other stores were $1.99/lb.

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  6. How neat that you found a rebate on the Andes mints. I bought some at Target this week. They had cherry and toffee flavored, which I had never seen before.
    Those napkins were a nice freebie. We found some marked down meat this week at Ingles. We were completely out of ground beef,, so it was nice to stock up.

    I hope you and yours have a very Merry Christmas, Sluggy. Thank you so much for the Christmas card you sent to us. :)

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  7. For the most part I stayed out of the grocery stores and that kept more money in my pocket.

    I haven't found any money laying around yet, but I keep looking!!

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  8. Finding coins is still a good sign in my book !

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