I did two transactions during a quick trip to CVS today. My main purposes for going in there was to take advantage of the diaper deal I’d put together and to get some ibuprofen we needed. There was also a good sale on Pepsi products. I went in with no Extra Care Bucks to spend. I spent $21.49 out of pocket and saved $36.60, with a less-than-impressive savings percentage of 63%. I don’t feel bad about that, though, because I had to get the Ibuprofen since we’d actually ran out, for once, and I bought a couple of extra sodas just to be able to use my Extra Care Bucks from the diapers so I wouldn’t have to use my money.
Pay attention here! :)The deal I’d recommend you going to get before the stores close Saturday is the one on Huggies diapers. I had a couple of coupons from Sunday papers for $1.50 off and printed one for $3.00 off (which you can find for at least $2.00 off on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pennypinchingpeachpage , where I sometimes share “bonus deals” that I don’t write entire blog posts about). CVS is running a deal where you get $10 in Extra Care Bucks when you buy $30 in select items. Huggies and Pull-ups are two of those items, and they are $10 a pack. They also have a coupon printing off for alot of people at the magical coupon machine in the store for $5 off a $25 baby purchase. After my coupons and the ECB, they only cost me $3 a pack!! Now, that is a diapering deal to dance about, y’all! 🙂
CVS shopping tip: When you scan your card at those lovely red coupon machines in the stores, don’t just do it once. Keep scanning it again until it tells you there are no more coupons available, which is usually after two or three scans. That makes you more likely to get all of their current special coupons, but it’s not something they’re going to tell you. Try it! You’ll see. It keeps printing new coupons for at least two scans! 🙂
Which items do you search for bargains on? For me, it’s obviously diapers and wipes, but also grocery items that we use consistently.
June 10, 2013 at 2:47 AM
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We do not have a CVS in my city, but this is a great deal for families who do!
June 10, 2013 at 2:48 AM
Ditto…I also look for deals on toiletries, like deodorant. I do BOGO coupons in conjunction with advertised sales.
June 10, 2013 at 3:05 PM
I get great deals on toiletries. They’re usually nearly free, so I keep a small “stockpile”, and share with family if I get it for free (or pennies) and have more than I need to store ahead under my sink. 🙂
June 15, 2013 at 5:18 PM
At kiddicare.com they have there own nappies, £20 for a months worth of nappies- 180, split into 4 different bags, if he outgrows and leaves a bag sealed you can send it back trade for next size up or get that section refunded, I’m in uk though. Brill deal!
June 16, 2013 at 10:10 PM
That does sound like a great deal!