When Paul got home we headed to CVS and the weekly coupon adventure began. Here is the result (minus a bag of chips and a candy bar that I brought along on the trip to The City):
And here's the damage:
The grand total before any sales and coupons came to $221.58.
The grand total after sales and coupons came to $28.14.
$12.51 of that was tax.
We received $25 back in CVS extra bucks and a $15 off coupon for the new Iron Man 2 movie which comes out tomorrow!
Altogether that makes todays trip a $11.86 gain!
Here's a picture of my list for the week. I copy and paste straight from hip2save into a word document so that I have specific instructions for each individual scenario. Then I go through my coupons and check off each set of coupons for each couponing scenario.
This brand new toothbrush from Oral-B is one of this weeks best deals. The problem is finding it! It's usually over $30 but this week it's on sale for $23. There was a $10 coupon this week in the Proctor and Gamble coupon book in the Sunday paper AND you get $13 extra bucks back on your receipt when you purchase it! That makes this toothbrush entirely free! And the limit allows for a purchase of two with this deal! The biggest problem is finding two. Our store only had one... I'm hoping they get more in on Tuesday when the next shipment comes in! So my weeks couponing isn't quite over yet!
One of my favorite parts about couponing is getting things that we would never be able to afford (like the body wash above!) for free! I love finding things that I know Paul would like to use (these men's body washes are a great example) on super sale.
I was also really excited with the Aveeno baby sale this week! Sadie has super dry skin that's also very sensitive, so we go through tons of lotion! And finding my favorite shampoo (any 2 in 1 head and shoulders... because it's quick to use, and time is in short supply these days!) and stain spray (which we go through at an incredibly quick rate) were two highlights.
Lastly there was this! I've been waiting to buy this cake mold for quite some time. Like the bread pan below I'm planning on making a few baked goods with it for our booth. And it comes with a little book of ideas of fillings for cupcakes too! I can hardly wait to get started!